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Embera Tours Panama

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Address: One hour from Panama City, Panama City, Panama
Phone Number: 507-65197121
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Join with me as an authentic Embera guide I will give to you thrusful, deep...

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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Go with Garceth...he's the best.

What a terrific day! Garceth is wonderful. His own story and the info about the community is moving. Canoe transport, the lunch which was caught, cooked and prepared before our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
linda35792016
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a terrific day! Garceth is wonderful. His own story and the info about the community is moving. Canoe transport, the lunch which was caught, cooked and prepared before our eyes, fascinating walking tour and meeting the community's elected leader all made for a fun and thought provoking day. BTW: it is like clockwork. Garceth picked us up EXACTLY at... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice drive from the city to a river. You get into real dugout canoes with motors on back. Up river we visited a waterfall and seen one of the big blue butterflies. You need to walk a short distance up the river but it was all OK. We then visited the Embera village and ate a meal of fish and... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only two of our group wanted to take this trip. There were concerns about the whole experience being staged like Disneyland. This was not the case. Yes there is a dance performance, but there was no pretense that this is something the villagers do every day. We told our guide Garceth ahead of time that we are birders. He truly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were 4 people and we did this trip. It was a lovely experience, more so, because the Embera Village people were delightful. What impressed us MOST was that they had all their wares laid out to be sold and you could go and check everything out and yet no one approached you or troubled you to buy things. When... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This was a great experience from the drive to the national park and the tour. The boat ride to the water fall was breath taking and relaxing. We had to park the boat and travel the rocks to the water fall which you need water shoes; which I forgot! When we left the water fall to visit the village it... More 

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Moreno Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This was an experience not to be missed. These people still do things that are centuries old. It was a great experience riding in the hand made canoes down the river to the village where the people met us with wonderful greetings and music. The lunch we had was Talapia caught right from the river and it tasted great, especially... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We knew that our visit to the Emberá was going to be extraordinary the moment we were ushered onto handmade canoes and transported down the Chagres river. When we arrived on shore, we were greeted with native music and warm, friendly people. The chief taught us their fascinating history and culture, including how they made the transition from a farming... More 

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Te Awanga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

A New Zealand couple had a few days in Panama city and organised trips and a guide through Jaine Gonzalez in August 2015. Arriving at Panama airport we met Louis, our guide. What a knowledgeable interesting local Panamanian to spend time with. Louis drove us an hours trip from the city to the Embera Indians. This was an amazing trip... More 

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

It is an amazing experience to drive an hour from Panama City, Panama, enter a National Forest, get in a dug out canoe, sail down the river, and enter the Embera Indian Tribal Lands. We walked to the large thatched Community Hut where we listened to a small presentation by the Leader (through an interpreter for English speakers) who then... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

From the moment we asked Garceth the story of his life we knew that this was going to be a fully informative trip to visit a village of the Embera people. Garceth had a dream to obtain an education and although it took some time to realize his dream, his combination of heritage, education in natural resources and languages (fluency... More 

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