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Greetings from Panama! My name is Marina Ehrman and I have been a professional tour guide and promoter for Panama Tourism and Travel Company since 2005. I love what I do and am proud to share what my country has to offer. It is filled with endless leisure and commercial attractions, friendly happy people who open their doors to all visitors. Panama is a country of incomparable natural beauty with a variety of tourist attractions, beautiful beaches in the Pacific and Caribbean. The tropical climate year round with its diversified flora, fauna and indigenous groups make it one of the most important of Ecotourism in Latin America. I invite you to know our country’s history, culture and also enjoy the cuisine, folklore and traditions that only a place in the world can provide………Panama! Contact me and I’ll organize your visit and will be happy to welcome you in Panama. For more information on Panama, follow my Facebook page and my blog. Visit
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Embera Indian Village

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Your day trip starts at around 8:30am when our Tour Guide comes to pick you up at your Panama City hotel. We will drive you through the Panama country side for about an hour. At about 9:30am you will arrive at the boat ramp on the edge of the Chagres National park.
The watershed for the canal. Your boteros will be waiting for you with a dugout canoe. It will take approximately an hour to travel up river depending on the season and water level. Sometimes the river is so shallow the boteros have to get out and push the canoe. You may help if you feel like 'roughing it'.
Around 10:30am after a beautiful ride up river and through the jungle, possibly sighting toucans, sloths or maybe a monkey along the way. We arrive at Embera Community and are greeted with a traditional musical greeting. After arriving and getting ourselves settled we are allowed free reign to explore the village at our leisure. Then we will be treated to a short talk about their lives and culture, lifestyle, and crafts. After the talk we are taken on a short walk through the jungle with one of the village elders to teach us about the medicinal plants they use.

Upon our return to the village we are fed a delicious traditional meal of Patacones (fried plantains) and fried fish . After lunch it is time to listen to their music and watch the women dance some traditional shamanic dances. Next comes shopping time! They make the most exquisite crafts, woven baskets, plates and masks from palm leaf fibers and carved Cocobolo wood and Tagua seeds.

Then the entire tribe gathers for a group photo. They are not shy about posing for a picture and love to be shown the result if you have a digital. If you would like to receive a traditional tatoo now is the time. Don't worry it is a fruit juice dye and lasts only 10-12 days before it wears off. Sadly it is now time to say goodbye to your new friends. Do not worry they will stay in your heart forever and you are always welcome back anytime.