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Embera Tours Panama

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Address: One hour from Panama City, Panama City, Panama
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+507 6519-7121

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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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Anne Gordon de Barrigon's tour to the Embera' Puru - A Family Affair

The moment I met Anne I know that my 82 year old mother and I were in for an outstanding trip. Anne exudes confidence, friendliness and a thorough knowledge of Panama. Our tour... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 February 2011
Panama City, Panama
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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2011

The moment I met Anne I know that my 82 year old mother and I were in for an outstanding trip. Anne exudes confidence, friendliness and a thorough knowledge of Panama. Our tour actually began long before we got to the point where we caught the dug-out boats to go up the river to the village. Along the way she... More 

5 Thank EllieWharton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2011

We contacted Ann Gordon, based on posts on TripAdvisor. Unfortunately she was unable to lead our tour and we were escorted by another operator she works with. His name is Garcette and he did an outstanding job. Garcette is an Embera Indian himself and leads a variety of tours in the Chagres NP. The six of us were picked up... More 

2 Thank Noo12
Eastham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2011

We went with 4 other people on a trip to the Embera Village of Paru with Ann Gordon. It was the highlight of our 4 days in Panama City. You feel as if you are transported to another time and culture. My wife and I make jewelry and we traded with the Embera who make beautiful bowls, carvings and masks.... More 

3 Thank psmilsky
Longwood, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2010

I contacted Anne Gordon, the guide who took my daughter and me to visit the Embera Indians at the village Parara Puru two years ago. At that time, my daughter and I spend the night in the village because we wanted a little more than just a few hours. I wrote in my original report 2 years ago that it... More 

4 Thank lenox862
Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2010

I HIGHLY recommend choosing Rudy's Tours if you are considering doing any day trips while in Panama City. I promise you won't regret it. I know that I would not have had the experience I had with Rudy if I had gone with another company... While traveling to Panama City on business, I was fortunate to get to stay an... More 

6 Thank dvinmadness
Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2010

We had a lovely tour with Rudy from Rudy's Tours to the Emberra Indian Village tribe. We were the only family there which was nice. We enjoyed the ride in Indian canoe, seeing monkeys, and learning about the Emberra way of life, especially the medicinal use of plants. It's interesting to see how the tribe tries to walk the line... More 

1 Thank CRGringos
milan, italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2010

I just had a daily trip to Embera village with Garceth Cunampio. It was a very nice experience, wonderful boat trip, pleasant waterfall bath, very interesting visit to the village. Professional and helpful at the best level. A must in Panamà!

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San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2010

If you want an excellent tour guide who is a fluent English speaker and who knows Panama extremely well, then I highly recommend native born Panamanian, Bernard Carter. He is so incredibly well-versed in the history, the culture, politics and the natural habitat of Panama- that you will hesitantly leave Panama feeling as though you have been completely immersed. Bernard... More 

7 Thank 2travelwithkid
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2010

My best friend and I went with our guide/driver from Panama Tours and loved it. We took the canoe from the Chagres River into the forest and walked to the waterful. Water was great! Then went to the village and had a wonderful time. Fresh fruit from our guide was cut and the village food of plaintains and fish tasted... More 

2 Thank tallgirl77
Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2010

While some reviewers think the village is "fake," it is a beautiful representation to see how the tribes lived and worked in Panama. Just as people dress in Williamsburg, yet live a more modern life, the Indians at Embera show us how they live, crafts they create, and affection for each other. This is a National Park program, and proceeds... More 

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