Darien National Park Tours and Expeditions in Panama
Nestled in tropical rainforest, up river by dugout canoe, you’ll experience a total immersion in nature. Your expeditions go deep into the traditional lands of the Embera indigenous people of Panama. Embark on a Darien expedition, experience an Embera homestay, and immerse yourself in lush primary rainforest. Through shared meals and adventures, you’ll enjoy an authentic experience of rainforest life and Embera culture.
Rainforest Expeditions and Embera Homestays
We offer the best in guided nature tours, from thrilling rainforest expeditions to tranquil cultural experiences.
Embera Tours Panama is 100% owned and operated by Panama’s most popular Embera guide, Garceth Cunampio. Garceth grew up in the Darien so he’s introducing you to his own culture and homeland. Garceth is a “jungle guy.” For some, the rainforest is a challenging place, but for Garceth, it’s home.
Freshly Prepared Embera Foods
Using tropical fruits, Bijao leaves, fresh fish and plantains, our team creates visually stunning dishes for your enjoyment. Every day, our cooks harvest what is in season, incorporating these ingredients into all of our meals.
Homestays in Embera Villages
Experience an overnight in one of our handcrafted, traditional palm huts. Enjoy dinner with a local family, be lulled to sleep by the sounds of nature and wake up to bird song.
Panama City Pickup
We’ll pick you up from your Panama City hotel for day trips and overnight adventures. We take care of your transportation, food, water and logistics. Staying out of town? Get in touch with us and we’ll help you plan.
Immerse yourself in the bird-rich rainforests of Panama.
“Meeting new people and different lifestyle was best education for our son!” Mara H Clearwater, Florida
“Eye-opening for my 9 and 6 year-old daughters” Jake T Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
“Highlight of our trip to meet these warm and wonderful people.” travelpal600 Tucker, Georgia
“High Point Of The Panama Cruise” Ken D Sosua, Dominican Republic
“Garceth – an authentic Embera guide – great time!” szyman806 Providence, RI
“Outstanding Adventure in Panama” Mooneyson1 Phoenix, Arizona“Like travelling back in time!”
Barbara O Richmond“unforgettable learning experience for all ages” jolajarek Philadelphia
“HIGHLIGHT of Panama trip” Cathy K Silver Spring, Maryland
“A MUST WHEN IN PANAMA” Derobo Monaco-Ville, Monaco
“highlight of panama trip” cohoqueen1 Vancouver Island, Canada“Garceth is the best!” AndyC C NYC