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Embera Tours Panama

One hour from Panama City, Panama City, Panama
+507 6519-7121
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Authentic Embera Indian Village Tour
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Join with me as an authentic Embera guide I will give to you thrusful, deep information as no one,have the opportunity to learn about my culture, believe, tradition of the real Embera experience.
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One hour from Panama City, Panama City, Panama
+507 6519-7121
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a 5 day tour to Darien National Park with Garceth. I can say that the whole experience exceeded my expectations. Garceth is an excellent guide and companion and I can fully recommend him. Besides Spanish and Emberra languages he speaks excellent English. The...More

Thank Kamil_Simona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A tribal member gave an interesting briefing on Embera culture, history, and lifestyle. They sold several types of native handicrafts that they manufacture from jungle resources. Some of them, especially the little kids and an old lady, didn't seem too enthusiastic about modeling native clothes...More

Thank Sungron
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Never came to get me, never answered the phone and cant get my money back!!!awful scam dont recommend this to anyone

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Our guide Juan with Pan Am Tours had been working with the Embera for decades so he was able to give a highly informed experience about the history of the tribe and area in general. The drive to the park was about an hour from...More

Thank Shannon F
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our group of 7 (5 adults and 2 kids) booked a day tour of the Panama Canal and Pipeline Road with Garceth Cunampio. It was one of the most memorable experiences we had during our 4 days in Gamboa. Garceth was wonderful to work with...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We spent a little, but interesting time with the Embera Indians in Panama. The costumes were wonderful. The village looked authentic (though I wondered if it were just a replica village for tourists). The dancing was cool. The history was memorable..

1  Thank josephlwagner
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a half-day tour which takes only 1 hour from Panama city. Due to my previous great experience with Tamara (phone +507 6324-2898) ensuring cheapest prices compared with agencies, I visited Embera tribe at Chagres river booking the tour with her. Once you get...More

1  Thank W90Will
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Experiencing the Embera Tribe with Anne was on of the most enjoyable days of my time in Panama~! With her deep knowledge of the Tribe, and passion for sharing the life of the people in the Village, this was a must do on the visit...More

Thank Shermaui
Reviewed 25 March 2017

First, getting to the Chagres River from Panama City is a rough ride. After a half hour, the roads are unpaved in places and there are pot holes aplenty. Thankfully there'd been no rain so we didn't have to contend with mud. Once reaching the...More

2  Thank HPS-TX
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Visit an Embera Village. Aboriginal people who relocated to help build the Panama Canal have settled in villages they established along local river ways. Incredibly friendly people with fascinating history and lifestyle. Natural plant dye tattoos adorn many people, dance along with the inhabitants to...More

1  Thank rcgot
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19 December 2016|
Response from Pamela F |
Just did this today. Took us almost an hour from canal administrators area. Very much worth doing. Host are very friendly and welcoming, not the usual resentment of tourists. We went with Panoramic Panama tours. Katia was... More
12 July 2016|
Response from earljones | Reviewed this property |
You'll be fine in Tevas. There was no strenuous hiking.