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From Panama City: Chagres Rainforest and Embera Village Tour148 Reviews
Visit an Embera indigenous village located in the jungle an hour from Panama City. Enjoy a ride on the Chagres River, stop at a waterfall and more.
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- Visit a village of the Embera tribe and get to know the local culture
- Experience a nature walk in the middle of a tropical forest
- Enjoy a refreshing swim at a waterfall
DescriptionExplore Chagres National Park on a day trip from Panama City. Enjoy a traditional canoe ride on the Chagres River and hike to a preserved waterfall for a swim. Have lunch in an indigenous Embera village and find out about their culture. The day begins with a transfer by car from your hotel or residence in Panama City to the Chagres National Park, one of the most important forest and water reserves in Panama. Enjoy a traditional canoe ride on the Chagres River, followed by a half-hour walk through the jungle, walking on mud, water and slippery rocks to a beautiful and pristine waterfall. Take a refreshing some free time at the waterfall to swim, relax, and enjoy the scenery. Then, walk back to the canoe and continue to visit a real Embera indigenous community that will welcome you to enjoy lunch, traditional music and dances in a hut. Afterward, learn about the culture and way of life of this tribe via a conversation with the chief or one of the leaders before returning to Panama City.
IncludesTransportation by car and canoe Guide Lunch Seasonal fruit Bottle of water
- The walk is somewhat difficult, walking on mud, rocks, and through water There are no changing facilities at the waterfall; you can either swim in your clothes or wear a swimsuit under them There are proper bathrooms in the village where you can change at the end and bring an extra change of clothes for the way back to your accommodation