Join the Embera Community for a Day in the Gatun River

Visit the unique indigenous Embera Community in the Panama Canal watershed, not far from Panama City. Feel the fresh air of the deep tropical rainforest caress your face as you canoe upstream in the Gatun River then immerse yourself in a culture living in harmony with nature in a striking setting. This is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the Embera way of life from their tales and legends to their art, Jagua tattoos, and traditional dances. Guided hikes through the ancient natural paths are also available.

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