Encounter with the Embera – Wounan Indigenous communities, in the heart of the Primary Rainforest.
DAY 1: Panama – Darién (Metetí)
You will be picked up early in the morning from your hotel to go to Lara, Darien province, where you will spend the night with the Wounaan Indigenous.
In this town you will meet the guides who, before and after dinner, will give you an introductory talk to the adventure plus the luggage check. The luggage that is considered extra will remain in the offices and will be collected upon return.
DAY 2: The Adventure begins / Lara – Garachine
After breakfast around 6h00 , depending on the tide, you will take a boat from Puerto Quimba in Lara to Garachiné, sailing through the Gulf of San Miguel. This tour can take between 2 to 3 hours.
Upon reaching Garachine, you have to register with the National Border Service (SENAFRONT), then a 4 x 4 vehicle will take us to Calle Larga, where we will start a walk of around 1.5 hours, to the place where lunch will be taken to regain energy and continue the adventure. After lunch we will walk for about 5 hours until we reach the first camp where the food prepared by the guides will be dined, we will sleep in hammocks.
DAY 3: Hike- Naipe – Taguales
After breakfast, you will go to the Cierra el Sapo path to Playa Muerto, this is a route within the Darién National Park and where you will have to cross the different streams more than 30 times, which you will find on the path, which is very little today. They roam, Tapirs and Jaguars.
The level of difficulty is moderate to high and can increase depending on the rainy or dry season. Depending on the attractions and the weather, you usually spend the whole day walking enjoying that contact with nature in the largest National Park in the Country. The highest points for this day are close to 550 meters above sea level.
You will arrive at the Playa Muerto community, where the residents will be waiting to give the warmest welcome. Dinner and night in the community.
DAY 4: Day of Relaxation and Enjoy the Community
This is a day to enjoy the community, you will go to the waterfall to enjoy its crystal clear waters, you will visit the viewpoint to appreciate the Pacific Ocean connected with the green of the leaves and you will participate in activities in small wooden canoes that the inhabitants use for artisanal fishing.
It is a day to learn the lifestyle of this group of indigenous people of the Country, in the afternoon you will enjoy the cultural presentations, their dances or dances and the cheerful music of the Emberá, you can enjoy their crafts and buy them in an exhibition where You will learn the entire process before you have a finished work of art.
DAY 5: Return to Panama City
After breakfast, you will take a boat from the Puerto de Playa Muerto to Puerto Quimba, around 3 hours of navigation. You will have lunch at a local restaurant in Metetí, and then leave for Panama City, a route of around 3.5 hours to your hotel.
Round trip transportation
Drinks without alcohol
Site guide (English and Spanish)
Dinner on the last day
Drinks with alcohol
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5.00 Based on 2 Review(s)Rated
Christopher Bennett March 30, 2019
Oh waoooo. Darien is another experience. 100% recommended.
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Naomi Douglas May 7, 2020
We did live things that we never thought we would. Itbis worth to spoend at least 5 days for a real immersion