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Embera Village Tours & More

| Panama City hotel pickup, Panama City, Panama
+507 6758-7600
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USD 175.00*
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Private Emberá Village Day Tour
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USD 120.00*
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Embera Village Day Tour
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We invite you to step back in time with us on a tour to visit the Embera tribe who still live in traditional villages deep in the rainforest of Panama. The Embera people are proud to share their culture and traditions with visitors. Spending time on a day or overnight tour with the friendly Embera people will touch your heart and is an experience you will never forget. Our founder, Anne Gordon de Barrigon, is married to an Embera man and began these tours to share the beauty of her Embera family and friends with others. Note: this page is for the tours offered by Anne Gordon de Barrigon's tour company, Embera Village Tours and not for other tour operators who also offer tours to visit other Embera villages throughout Panama.
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| Panama City hotel pickup, Panama City, Panama
+507 6758-7600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You take a short boat ride from the Gamboa Rainforest resort to the Embera Indian Village. There, you are greeted by some of the villagers with music and singing and brought to the main tent where the villagers show off their handicrafts and wares that...More

Thank LBW52
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We departed from the Gamboa Rainforest Resort for our visit to the Embera Village and upon arrival we were very warmly received by the tribal members. Once we disembarked from our boat, we were welcomed to a very large hut where they showed us many...More

1  Thank ssy24
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The most amazing day. A truly cultural experience from beginning to end. Well worth any money spent. Our guide Jorge was so friendly and knowledgeable and just a joy to be with. So much so that we booked 2 more days with him The Embera...More

1  Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our group (88 of us) had the pleasure of visiting the Embera Peru Village in Chagres National Park with Anne Gordon de Barrigon on April 24, 2017. We had the most wonderful time - I don't think words can express how much we enjoyed this...More

Thank Patti P
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We have nothing but wonderful things to say about Anne Gordon and this tour to the Embera Puru village in Chagres National Park. We had some ethical reservations about doing this type of tour, and we picked this one specifically because Anne is part of...More

2  Thank Karley D
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the small community tour and their welcoming party. The native explained somewhat about the tribes history and culture. Several dances were performed and we were then allowed to walk around a small area or shop for some of their crafts . It's a...More

Thank george60898
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A motorized ride in a dug-out canoe to get to the Embera Village along the river banks of the Chagres National Park was an adventure by itself. The Emberas were very welcoming. The village Chief shared with us in his own Embera language basic information...More

Thank Lulu P
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Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Is amazing how with less of one hour of driving you can be so deep in our aborigines culture, we past a excellent day whit the members of the tribe, eating fish and fried plantains. Full recommended.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This tour proved to be a true highlight of our stay in Panama. Anne was fantastic - she picked us up right on time at our hotel and was a fount of knowledge about the Embrera people and about Panama. She keeps her groups small...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 April 2017

On March 10th, my wife and I took the Embera Village Tour, on March 13th, we did snorkeling and historic Portobelo tour, and on March 14th we did a customized Panama City Tour. All three tours Jorge was our guide. At Embera, the warmth of...More

1  Thank Nelson S
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Gil A
29 May 2017|
Response from Anne G | Property representative |
Hi there, This is Anne, we would love to guide you to visit the Embera village of my husband's family in July. You can contact us through our web page. I am not allowed to include a link here in this format. However... More
23 April 2017|
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Response from Anne G | Property representative |
Hi RLK-TX, Sure, I would be happy to share about the exquisite crafts made by the Emberá people. First, the ladies. The women are world known among basket collectors for their tightly woven baskets with very intricate... More
Anand A
26 January 2017|
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Response from Anne G | Property representative |
Hi Anand, Smoking is not an issue, although the Embera do not smoke. As long as she is respectful and not smoking inside any of the buildings and cleans up her butts, it will be fine. As far as alcohol, the Embera only... More