Ultimate Embera Tour

Days: 3     From: $249

Tour Overview

We have started a new tour with an English/Spanish speaking guide. This tour will be 2 nights and 3 days. It will include all transport to and from Panama city. You can take a tent hammock or if preferred camp in our tents with mattresses, sheets, pillows, and lamp. We have fishing equipment, football, volleyball,a kayaks and other games available. You will get daily tours as well as the Embera ceremonial dance and music presentation. Visit the bat caves and canyon on Lago Bayano, swim with the children in the river, visit the school and so much more. There is no other tour like it in Panama

The Ultimate Embera Tour is based in Ipeti which is just off the Pan American highway on the way to the Darien. It is a great example of old meets new and an insight into how the Embera embrace change within their community but hold onto their cultural roots. This is not a touristy Embera village. We are working with them to improve sanitation, rubbish removal and recycling practices, a sustainable organic garden for food production and education for the children.

Tour Highlights

Cultural Dance, music, crafts and history of the Embera tribe

Jungle Hike

Lago Bayano Bat Cave and Canyon Tour

Night hand fishing in the river

Monkeys, sloths, snakes and a huge array of insect and bird life

Sleep in a traditional, mystical Roundhouse

Daily Tours in the surrounding jungle

School visit and river diving when they break up for the day

Volleyball, Football, and Frisbee

A Kayak and Hammocks

Round House cooking fire, traditional food and friendly Embera hosts

Ultimate Embera Package

1 night 2 days: $179 per person
2 nights 3 days: $249 per person
3 nights 4 days: $319 per person
4 nights 5 days: $389 per person
5 nights 6 days: $449 per person

We have set departures on Mondays and Thursdays. It is possible to go on any day on request, provided there is availability.Note: You don’t need to be a member of a group as we’ll take anyone!! We advise you to try and leave on the Monday and Thursday tours to get the most out of the tour. Available Camping/Hammock Lengths: Longer Trips available on request

Pick up between 7:30-8.00am, drop off between 4:30-5:30 pm.


This is a tour run by us and our volunteers who have partnered with the local Embera village in Ipeti to support and promote the local indigenous population and their families whilst giving our clients an experience that cannot be found anywhere else in Panama. A Spanish and English speaking guide will be with you throughout the tour. Please read the Terms & Conditions and Fact Sheet.

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