Ngäbe life in the Mangroves


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Experience the ancient knowledge and lifestyle of the Ngäbe and their close relationship to the mangroves that surround their communities.
  • Visit an indigenous village.

  • Experience first-hand how to live a simple life, the traditional way, on an island in Bocas del Toro.

  • Witness as they harvest different products that the Ngäbe eat and use on a daily basis.

  • Connect with these beautiful people and learn how less is sometimes more.

This amazing tour takes you to an authentic Ngäbe community, where a group of women show visitors about the daily life of the Ngäbe, on an island in Bocas del Toro. Harvest fresh roots from the ground, taste delicious coconuts straight from the palm trees and witness first-hand the extraction of the Pita, a vegetable fiber used to make the famous Chácaras, an incredibly strong bag used in the daily occupations of Ngäbe men and women.

Practical information

  • Language: English, German, and French

  • Included: A bottle of water at the beginning of the tour

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing, comfortable walking shoes, and sun protection

  • Walking information: 220 yards of walking around community

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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