Category Eco Tours

Recent Visit to Embera Village

Everything about visiting with the Embera people in one of their villages near Panama City is memorable.  From the boat ride to their location, to the Flower Dance they proudly perform for visitors, to the wild pig … yes, a pig on the dance floor!

The Embera people are an indigenous tribe in Panama. Today, many of them live in villages by rivers in the rainforest.  The key word is “villages” … there is more than one group of Embera; some offer a better experience than others.  The good news is that Rene knows the best choices to make for you to ensure your Embera visit is the highest quality possible.  After all, you want an authentic, not tourist trap encounter.  See Day Trips for more information.

Recently, Rene and clients visited an Embera village and brought along the camera...

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Eco Tours

Panama is the hub of the natural land bridge that connects the two continents of North and South America. So Panama is home to many South American species as well as North and Central American wildlife. There are said to be over 10,000 varieties of plants and 1500 species of trees, and more then 1,000 species of birds. This is more than can be found in North America and Europe combined, and it includes some of the rarest on Earth.

There are also 220 mammals and 354 reptiles and amphibians. Panama also had hundreds of islands and kilometers of protected coral reef, which shelter a wide diversity of marine life.

Apart from visiting the National Parks and seeing their flora and fauna, there are also ecotourism adventures which can include, for example, trips on foot and by dugout canoe in th...

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