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$468 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day 2-Night Darien Jungle Exploration from Panama City, Panama

Day 1: We pick you up at your hotel and then make sure we get anything we may need at the supermarket (just in case you want to buy your personal items and snacks). The ride from the City to Yaviza, Darien would be about 5 hours with several stops. Border patrol will require passports and the permits to visit that area. We will process your permits at least 72 hours before.  On the way to Darien, we will pass the Bayano Lake, the guna indigenous reservation of Madugandí and will finally arrive to the end of the Panamerican Highway that starts in Alaska. In Yaviza we will eat a yummy yummy afro style meal and then board a panga (canoe) and navigate on the Chucunaque River and Tuira rivers.The road transportation would await on us (a pick up) and you may need to ride in the back with your belongings (fuuuun).If we are lucky, it will take us to the Village. If we are luckier, it may get stuck and the adventure will begin, we may need to walk 1 or 2 kms.We will sleep in tents or beds with mosquito nets. whatever is available.The Emberas will receive us withtheir arms wide open.Day 2: We will explore the largest National Park in Central America: The National Park Darien, and look for our national bird: the Harpy Eagle as well as other animals of the panamanian fauna, discover plants used by the Emberas and reach a small, fantastic, waterfall.Day 3: Delicious breakfast and return to Panama City by 4:30 - 5:00 pm (unless traffic is heavy).Are you ready???

$68 Day Trips & Excursions

Calima Lake and Yotoco Natural Reserve

This tour included the pick up in your hotel, It begins with 1 ½ hours drive to the town of Darien, on arrival you will have a typical breakfast of the region, and proceed to visit the Calima archeological museum, then visit the access to the lake known as Berlin where it is taken An hour of kayaking, through Lake Calima, after this activity, to stop at the Calima hydroelectric plant, and continue to the Yotoco Natural Park. There is an ecological hike, sightings of monkeys and birds (according to Season), and then returns to Cali. then we returne to the city and we will drop you off in your hotel.

$115 Day Trips & Excursions

Immersion among Embera

Difficult not to give in to the temptation to discover the Embera, native Indian people of Central America (Panama and Colombia), this community established first in the Darien, the region of the Gamboa forest and on the shores of the lake Gatun. The culture, the traditions are preserved intact and you dive into a different world with wooden buildings and coconut trees, large huts for gatherings and colorful craftsmanship that gives the impression of a happy people of its history too . After 45 minutes drive from your hotel, you embark on a traditional boat (a pirogue) to reach the jungle and the small village where your hosts are waiting for you to welcome you with traditional dances and the desire to share an excellent moment. You visit the village with history, all surrounded by exuberant nature and with animals that do not seem afraid to cross us: toucan, monkeys. After a tasty local meal in the kitchens of the village, a game of fishing or swimming at the waterfalls is planned, and finally introduction to traditional dances. You will learn to dance in the big hut to share a little more Embera culture. Let yourself be tempted by a traditional tattoo of embarrassment, it will leave after a few days but you will have experienced something new. Do not hesitate to converse with them, they are very open to other cultures, their craft is very rich and each mask or garment has a particular explanation in their culture of great wealth, this day allows you to dive into another universe from Panama full of authenticity! It is after a busy and emotional day that our driver will take you back to your place of residence.