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“Highlight of our trip to meet these warm and wonderful people.”

Embera Tours Panama
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Embera Village Day Tour
Ranked #16 of 170 Tours in Panama City
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 7 March 2015

You will learn about the crops that the tribe grows, the crafts that they make, how they build their homes, etc. All questions were welcome. We enjoyed seeing how the vibrant colors in the baskets were made using natural plant dyes.

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Reviewed 3 January 2015

Panama is not ready for tourism, nothing to see asides from the canal. Locals already charging NYC prices from tourists and unless you go to favellas, the prices will stay at New York level. Beer for 50 cents is a myth, turtle soup no where to be found, no animals, pretty much nothing exotic that youd expect from exotic country, better off going to peru and try guinea pig stew.

5  Thank klimarov
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Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

We lucked out and had Garceth as our guide. If you can get him, do this tour as you won't be sorry. It is completely authentic and not hokey at all. This is a REAL village with visitors coming maybe twice a week. You will learn their customs, learn their history, see their way of life and have a delicious lunch. Worth every penny as this is likely something you'll never do anywhere else. We took our three kids- ages 9, 6, and 4- and they had a tremendous time too!

5  Thank Jordan7676
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Reviewed 10 December 2014

I went with Rudy from Patty's Casitas on this tour of the Embera Village in Panama- I met a people who were genuinely kind and patient- the Embera are a people who are healthy looking and peaceful - I toured their village of huts on stilts- a medicine man took us around and Rudy translated- he showed us the herbs and bushes from leaves that cure Diabetes and Cholesterol- we entered their one room school house where Spanish is learned- we were given a delicious meal of fresh Tlipia from the river where they live on its banks- we joined a dance and learned on how happy people can be with living with nature and have minimal material goods and therefore no waste or garbage- it was so satisfying seeing exotic birds from the forest feel comfortable around people- the Embera also sold beaded jewelry and colorful baskets and they did not charge outrageous prices- each product sold made by all the families and benefited the whole village- the Embera taught me a lesson in humans living in harmony

3  Thank Oscar072
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

A trip to an Embara Village with Rudy, from Patty's Casitas is always the highlight of a trip to Panama (yes, it is better than the canal!) It can't be described how a tribe has chosen to live the same lifestyle for over 600 years. there are several small tribes for tourists to visit and 15,000 Embara tribesman live in the jungles near the Nicaragua border!

Just book it with Patty's Casitas and you will understand what I mean after you have the honor of spending a few hours with a wonderful people!

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