Indigenous Secrets

9 Days - Encounter with native panamanian indigenous communities.


 

Day 1: Meet and transfer from Tocumen International Airport to the ‘County Inn Hotel’. Overnight in a standard room.

Day 2: Embera Tour: The Embera tribe lives on a dam called Lake Alajuela on the upper side of the Chagres River, an hour from Panama City. On the shores of Lake Alajuela, there´s a dock called ‘Puerto Corotu’ where you will be transported upriver to the Embera Native Community by ‘piragua’ (native canoe). This is an hour canoe ride and a wonderful experience out of ‘National Geographic’ you will never forget!

You will hear directly from the Indians what their life is like:  Their hunting, fishing, harvesting, how they treat their illnesses and much more. Experience up close the Embera Indian traditional dances and see how they produce their body paintings, woven baskets, plates and masks. Walk through the lush and exotic jungle to see an abundant variety of wildlife and birds and pass clear waterfalls. Enjoy a traditional Embera meal comprised of Patacones and fried fish/chicken. The Embera are very friendly and open people, they like to share their culture and learn from others. This Panama tour gives you a unique opportunity to learn about this tribe’s way of life! Another night at the ‘Country Inn Hotel’ in a standard room.

Lunch included.

Day 3: Full day City & Canal Tour: we will take you to the most attractive and interesting sites of the Capital City, including the ruins of Old Panama City, which were destroyed by pirate Henry Morgan in 1671. Continue to the Colonial City or “Casco Viejo”, built in 1673, with special Spanish architecture, and where French workers, led by Ferdinand de Lesseps that initiated the project of the Panama Canal, had their homes. The tour will continue to the traditional and commercial areas, banking area, and the modern Panama City. Also, you will appreciate the biggest engineering structure of this century, considered the “Marvel of the World Number 8”. Learn about its function and history. Afterwards you will see the vessels as they transit through the Miraflores Locks at the Panama Canal and you will be taken to the Amador Causeway, a man made connection of three islands! Overnight at the ‘County Inn Hotel’ in a standard room.

Lunch not included, entry fees and a professional guide included.

Day 4:  Our driver will take you to the Albrook Domestic Airport where you will take a flight to David, capital of the Chiriquí province. After only one hour flight duration, we will take you from David to Boquete: a beautiful, small town of about 20,000 people in the western highlands of Panama, situated between the Caldera River and Baru Volcano and famous for some of the sweetest oranges and the richest coffees in all of Panama! You will stay at ‘Villa Marita’, one of the area´s most enjoyable eco-lodges, perched in the serene hills of Boquete. Overnight in a standard room.

Day 5: After a great breakfast buffet and gourmet coffee, you will explore the ‘QuetzalesTrail’, one of the most beautiful trails in Central America. The trail cuts through some of the province’s most pristine, protected forest, offering spectacular views of the surrounding valley! During the hike, you will spot a great variety of trees, plant sand bird species, including the Resplendent Quetzal, the Silvery-fronted Tapaculo, Silvery-throated Jay, Black-faced Solitaire and the Barred Becard. Another night at ‘Villa Marita’ in a standard room.

Box Lunch included.

Day 6: Transfer to the Boquete Tree Treck Hotel. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a Zip Line Adventure, just in front of your hotel. Night in a Standard Room.

Day 7: In the morning, you will have ground transportation to the province of Bocas del Toro.  When arrived to Almirante, you will have a ferry to Isla Colon, the northernmost and main island in the Bocas del Toro Archipelago: A group of islands in the Caribbean Sea in northwest Panama. With an indescribable and overwhelming natural beauty, added to the great combination of races and ethnicities, living in harmony with indigenous, Western Caribe peoples, Latino’s and foreigners, Bocas del Toro is not just a beautiful archipelago lost in time, blessed by nature – Bocas del Toro is an example of coexistence and multi-cultural respect for everyone. The complete transfer will last for about four hours. You will stay at ‘Cala Luna Hotel’ in a standard room, which offers comfort rooms in the traditional wooden style! Enjoy the rest of the day and be curious about the next day!

Day 8: This day includes a visit to the Ngöbe Buglé Community, a unique chance to get to know their culture and lifestyle! You will be amazed to see the fully organic way the Ngöbe Bugle Indians farm and their love for the forest and wild life. Overnight at ‘Cala Luna’ in a standard room.

Lunch included.

Day 9: Flight back to Panama City, where you spend another night at the ‘Country Inn Hotel’. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere while reminiscing about the great time on your Panama Tour!  Overnight in a standard room.

Day 10: At the appropriate time, transport to Tocumen International Airport.

Price per person

2 pax (double occupancy) > USD 1655

4 pax (double occupancy) > USD 1437

There is also a Superior Version available, including upgraded Hotels and Services!

2 pax (double occupancy) > USD 2209

4 pax (double occupancy) > USD 1991


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