Embera Village Rio Chagres 8 hours

  • Covid-19 Safe
  • Private tour
  • Family friendly

This Embera tour includes an upriver ride through the Chagres River and the Panamanian Jungle. You will hear directly from the Indians what their life is like: their hunting, fishing, harvesting, how they treat illnesses and much more. Experience up close the Embera Indian traditional dances and see how they produce their body paintings, woven baskets, plates and masks. Walk through the lush and exotic jungle to see an abundant variety of wildlife and birds. You will walk by a clear cascade and will be able to have a dip in the pond.

Pick up from your hotel is at 8am, the transfer is in a private car and will take about 1 hour. The Embera Indian Village Tour is a visit to the community of the Embera of Rio Chagres in the banks of the Chagres river. The tour starts on the port of Corotu where you will embark on dugout canoes to travel up the Chagres river in an exploration were you will see waterfalls, exotic vegetation and a myriad of aquatic birds.

The first stop on the tour is to trek through a system of creeks, streams and river rocks on the way to a magnificent waterfall and natural pool where you can swim. You can expect two hours duration at the cascade. After the trekking, you will be taken to the Embera village community where you will have lunch while an artisan from the village shows you how the famous Embera baskets and sculptures are made.

After lunch, you will see and hear the Embera on 3 different dances. You will have two hours to absorb the Embera culture. Before returning to the Corotu embarkation point, you will have a chance to browse through the craft exhibit and purchase souvenirs if you wish. After the tour your guide will take you to your hotel.

What's included

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  • English speaking driver/ guide
  • Park/ museum entrance fees
  • Cold drinks
  • Pick up and drop off from hotel in Panama City
  • Private tour with transportation
  • Coaster bus capacity of 26 passengers
  • Lunch
  • Taxes


  • Breakfast
  • Pickup and drop off from Westin and Dreams Playa Bonita Hotels DEPENDING ON PRICE SELECTED


Available in

English, Spanish

Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Panama City , Panama

Pick up times available: 8:00

Pick up location: Your hotel in Panama city

Ends at: Your hotel in Panama city

Nearest airport: Tocumen International Airport (PTY)

Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

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from $185 per person