Overnight Bribri Culture Experience in Yorkin Community

Bribri Indigenous territory, Costa Rica

Overnight Bribri Culture Experience in Yorkin Community

Venture into the heart of the Talamanca indigenous territory on the upper part of the Yorkin river for a unique, immersive cultural experience. Departing from the town of Bambú, you'll take a trip in a traditional dugout canoe to the Yorkin community. Share in daily life, hike interpretive trails with native guides, taste local food and learn folklore from ancient times. Then spend a night in the community's traditional lodge and leave by canoe with a new understanding of the life of the Bribri people.

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2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion, Off the Beaten Path and Active Adventure


Spanish and English

Physical Activity

Moderate activity


Rural Communities and River


Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
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Speaks: Spanish and English



Depart from Bambú at 8am to begin the tour


Flexible Departure Date
All year


2 travelers minimum

What's Included


1 Night Community Lodge


Bilingual guide


All meals included



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Talamanca Ecotourism and Conservation Association (ATEC)

Talamanca Ecotourism and Conservation Association (ATEC)

Locally Owned Community Association

ATEC is Puerto Viejo’s original ecotourism provider. For over 25 years, they’ve been providing ecologically and socially responsible activities throughout the Talamanca region of Costa Rica. Take a local cooking class, go for a surf lesson, trek through the rainforest, tour a local chocolate farm and much more as you explore the beautfiul and culturally rich Caribbean coast.

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Getting There

Transport options

Drive and Get picked up (extra $)
The tour begins in the small town of Bambú where you'll ride in a dugout canoe along the Yorkin River to the community! It's about 40 minutes from Puerto Viejo - you can drive yourself or we can arrange transport for you.
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