Experience Ngöbe Indigenous Culture

Alto Laguna, Costa Rica

Experience Ngöbe Indigenous Culture

Visit the Alta Laguna de Osa Indigenous Territory in Gran Chiriquí to learn about the traditional ways of the Ngöbe people whose ancestors have lived in the area since 1,000 BC. You'll get to learn about indigenous natural medicine, traditional agriculture and connect with locals to hear about their culture and history.

This community-run project started over 10 years ago and your visit helps the Ngöbe indigenous community provide education and English instruction to local children.

Right for You?


2-3 Hours

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Family Friendly

Physical Activity

Light activity


Small Towns/Villages


Wifi: None
Cell: Limited



Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included



Local guide (not bilingual)

Your Local Host

Osa Rural Tours

Osa Rural Tours

Locally Owned Cooperative

Go dolphin watching on the Golfo Dulce, explore one of the most important mangrove forests in Central America, arrange a cooking class or even arrange an artisianal mining tour with the Osa Rural Tours Cooperative. They specialize in connecting travelers to community-run lodging and adventures throughout the spectacular Osa Peninsula.

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