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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Rio Pequeni, Sabanitas 0312, Panama
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

There are tribe visiting experiences which feel like being "staged" and thus not as interesting as the ones which feel rather genuine, which is what happened in regards to this particular visit that included strolling around the village under the guidance of our guide and...More

Thank Iolanda A
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Visit organized through cruise ship. To reach the village (after a one-hour bus ride) we had to board long, dug-out canoes powered with outboard engines to travel about 15 minutes up the Charges River. The experience in the village was delightful – meeting the people...More

Thank MeredithAussie
Reviewed 6 May 2018

we have done many "tourist" villAges in different areas and this was one of the better ones. A good meal provided of fish, plantains, and fruit. of course dancing of all. and a gift area of hand crafted items you can buy. Overall not high...More

Thank solsenz
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We were taken by boat to an island in Gatun Lake within the Panama Canal system. We were greeted by traditionally dressed people playing instruments & dancing. Women, men, & children were enthusiastic to see us. During the afternoon they spoke to us through an...More

Thank Rod L
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Driving and then paddle canoeing to this village of native Indians, it's a bit rustic, but certainly worth seeing just for the experience. It's a bit of a haul into the jungle on the river, but its unique! If you have a good 6-7 hours...More

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

This is something we weren't really sure we wanted to do but Tony of Tony's Panama Tours recommended it highly. The trip to get there is actually rough and takes about an hour from PC. We boarded dugout canoes, piloted by the local Indian tribe...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Our Caravan Tour took us to an Embera Indian Village on the Charges River. This particular village has consciously chosen to continue to live the simple life of their ancestors. Some have gone into the westernized world, but felt that society moved too fast, idealized...More

Thank Karkatmom
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We went to the Emberas Village by canoe which were driven by the natives. The trip down the Charges River was very interesting by observing the vegetation and unusual trees along the way the ride was smooth as this was my first time in a...More

Thank deleon202
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Very interesting visit to Embera Indian Village while on a cruise. Highlight of stop in Colon. After comfortable bus ride, we went in a dug out canoe up the river to the village where we learned the culture and were treated to a meal and...More

Thank Marlene C
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We visited with the Embera tribe that was the furthest out via canoe which was great fun. You rode in this canoe for about 1/2 hour or so, and it made me feel like Indiana Jones! The Indians put on a show, showed their crafts,...More

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