Embera Quera Indigenous Community
Tour DescriptionThe Embera Quera Indigenous Community is located at the end of the Gatun River. The tour begins with a 30-minute ride through the river in a canoe with outboard; during the trip is possible to enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna of the region and learn a little bit about the lifestyle of the community.
Once in the community, one of the members will explain you in detail about the culture, the food and the language of the Emberas; and will answer all the questions you may have about their way of life. Besides, a cultural presentation with traditional dances and music will allow you to interact with the group and the members of the community.
At the end, you will have the opportunity to shop some of the handmade crafts by the community residents.
A light, traditional lunch is included during the tour; usually based on the catch of the day.
Tour includes: Transportation, admission fees, Spanish/English speaking guide, fruits, bottle of water and light lunch.
What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, light clothes, hat or cap, sunglasses, camera, sunscreen and insect repellent.
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
Days of Operation: Daily.