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Measuring 100 to 200 feet across and approximately 40 feet deep, this river serves as the main source of water for high-level locks of the Panama Canal.
Gamboa, Panama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun adventure! Bit of a bumpy bus ride to get there. Once in the dugout canoes the adventure began! The dugout canoe took us up the river to the village where we were greeted with lovely music and the village people. We were taken to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 14 July 2019

Part of the Caravan tour - - visited an Empewrs Indian village where they talked about their life style, crafts and history. They choose to live much like they did 100 years ago. Also tour another boat ride on the canal and river to visit...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank KenC46
Reviewed 14 April 2019

Must see when you are in Panama. We took the train from Panama city to Colon and the views of the river were just spectacular.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Asim A
Reviewed 3 February 2019

Ok, so the river itself is nothing spectacular, but the animals and birds are amazing. I don’t know the names of most of the birds that we saw, but a lady on the trip said that one was a blue ganulli. I’m not sure about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Happywintertraveller
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I visited the Embera community during my 5 week long stay in Panama while attending Habla Ya Spanish School. This was an excellent cultural and educational experience. I love learning, multiculturalism and being immersed in different and diverse cultures. I always like learning and knowing...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank willias4
Reviewed 18 July 2014

As part of a family reunion, my family visited the Emberá Drua village on the Chagres River. There are many villages along this river that provide tours and canoe travel on the river, but my father had chosen this village because the natives wear enough...More

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed 27 January 2014

By chance, and with little enthusiasm, I took a canoe tour up the Chagres River last week and I can't believe I almost missed it! We visited a village of the Embrera tribe and saw how they lived. We cooled off in a swimming hole...More

Date of experience: January 2014
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