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Panama City: Monkey Island and Indigenous Village Tour

Product ID: 168257
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Enjoy an amazing excursion to visit the Gatun Lake at the Panama Canal. Witness monkeys in their natural environment at Monkey Island before visiting a Panamanian indigenous community in the middle of the forest at the Chagres National Park.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Portuguese, English

Pickup included

Your hotel or address in downtown Panama City. A surcharge may be applied for pick up from the airport area or resorts outside of Panama City.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Watch monkeys as they come close to the boat
  • Learn about the lifestyle of an indigenous community
  • Explore the tropical rainforest at the Chagres National Park
Full description
After being picked up at your hotel or address in Panama City, set off for the town of Gamboa, in the middle of the Panama Canal. There, at the edge of the Chagres River, take a trip by boat to the Gatun Lake begins, the biggest and most important lake in the Panama Canal, where you will share space with large ships during their traffic across the Panama Canal.

Later you arrive at a group of islands to meet 2 monkey species living there. Then, travel along the Chagres River to an Embera indigenous village where you will be welcomed by the community. Learn about their culture, stop for a traditional lunch, and listen to a speech by the chief of the village or nocó. Watch a live performance of traditional music and dance. Finally, enjoy the view of the tropical rainforest and the canal on your way back to the hotel.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off from hotels or address in Panama City
  • Bottled water
  • Traditional lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Souvernirs and handicrafts sold by the indigenous community
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Traditional lunch is usually fried fish and plantains
Customer reviews
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Product ID: 168257