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Emberá community cultural tour

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Visit the Emberá Tribe Community and surrounding areas

  • Pick-up from any hotel in Panama City towards Corotú port in Lago Chagres.
  • Travel on a piragua boat for 15 minutes towards the Emberá Community.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to visit the waterfalls and bathe in the cold river waters.
  • Visit the Emberá Community Center where you’ll know more about their customs, dances, cooking, architecture, traditions and more.
  • View dances and join the crew.
  • Get a bodypaint artwork from local artisan with the traditional technique of Jagua painting.
  • See how traditional dishes are made and indulge yourself with fresh fruits from local produce, and lunch a fried tilapia and fried plantains on a banana leaf, a traditional leaf.
  • Tour the community and know more about their construction techniques and how sustainable and ethical they build their houses with minimal carbon footprint.
  • Enjoy the rest of the day with locals and return via piragua boat.
  • Ground transportation picks you up at Puerto Corotú and return to Hotel

Additional information

Type of Tour

Cultural enrichment, Indigenous Communities


Ground transportation from Hotel to port, Piragua boat travel

What to bring

Bathing suit, Sun block, Shoes for walking in the river, A change of clothes, A Hat, A bag to store your mobile phone during boat transportation, A towel, Cash money to buy souvenirs or handcrafts

Menu options

If you don't eat fish, please mention it on advance to change it for chicken. Vegan options depend on seasonal fruits.

Emberá Tribe is one of the  7 indigenous ethnical communities in Panama.

They are very proud of their traditions and keep them alive by showing them to tourists.