Alto Laguna Indigenous Reserve
The Ngöbes are one of the oldest indigenous groups in America.
This culture has been characterized by their respect to nature and spirituality, as well as the production of handcrafts made with different natural products. Come and enjoy their customs and traditions, while contributing to the well being of native people.
- Activity Level Fairly Easy
- Group Size Small Group
This is an overnight tour that visits the Ngöbe Indigenous Reserve, located north of Corcovado National Park, a 25 minute drive from La Palma. The tour includes a small hike around the reserve’s trails with one of the group members. It also includes 3 meals that you share with Ofelina and Eusebio’s family, as well as the accommodation in one of the rooms that they offer for visitors.
Just the perfect way to experience community-based tourism and support our mission while discovering new cultures and traditions!
Things to bring: Insect repellant, towel, hat or cap, long sleeves pants and shirts, water, snacks closed shoes, flashlight.
- 3 meals
- Short hike
- Transport from Pto. Jiménez to The Reserve or viceversa
- Day 1 Ngöbe Indigenous Reserve
9:00 a.m. Meet with Eusebio & Ofelina family*
9:05 a.m. Welcome to the community.
10:05 a.m. Stories with Ofelina.
10:30 a.m. Walking trails and medicinal tour.
10:50 a.m. Time to see the school.
11:00 a.m. End of tour.
* This tour runs two times a day, either 9am or 2pm.
Very traditional accommodation, inside the main hut of the tribe. Made from rain forest materials harvested in a sustainable manner. Single room with outside bathrooms. Humble and simple accommodations, a great way to experience something new with a local indigenous community. Mosquito net provided, outside bathrooms and showers.