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1. Posted by Bucklake (First Time Poster 1 posts) 5y

tour from Colon to Maria Chiquita & area

Hello - my husband and I will be arriving into Colon on the 13Mar for the
day.  We are birders and wonder if you know of a tour company for a 1/2 day
tour in and around the area including a visit to the Embera village?

Regards

2. Posted by SamSalmon (Respected Member 626 posts) 5y

http://www.emberavillagetours.com/

3. Posted by kichikacha (Respected Member 328 posts) 5y

Hello!

Colon is the most dangerous city in Panama and one of the worst ones in Central America. Take extra precautions and try to arrange a taxi from a reliable source to pick you up and drive you at as quickly as possible.
It's basically a slam town with high poverty and serious crime rates. All travellers are advised against visiting Colon as being a victim of a crime is quite likely. Read wikitravel, fco.gov.uk and other websites - and pls take them seriously.

Otherwise, Panama is a nice country and beside Colon and some parts of Panama City, you should be safe.

Didn't want to scare but Colon has a very bad reputation...

Have a safe trip!