The Traditional Goods of Herrera
Panama’s Herrera province produces a number of traditional goods, including sugarcane, salt, clay, and bread. This half-day tour exposes travelers to the craftsmanship behind the creation of these products.
- Duration: 4 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 8:00 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English, Spanish
Have you ever wondered how sugarcane is processed or salt is extracted? If so, this is a great tour for you—you’ll come face-to-face with the places and people who make some of Panama’s tastiest and most impressive goods.
Witness the many products of sugarcane—including a sugarcane juice called “guarapo,” traditional sugarcane honey, and artisanal sugarcane liquor. You’ll see how salt is harvested from the Pacific Ocean and learn how clay pottery is crafted. Finally, you’ll discover how La Arena’s famous bread is baked and sample fresh loaves. ** **
This tour lasts four hours. There is a four-person minimum.
What to Bring
Comfortable shoes, insect repellent, comfortable clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, and camera.
Transportation, bilingual guide, entrance fees, and water.
Many of our tours and activities offer transportation pick up & drop off options from several locations and destinations. Options vary by tour, see “More Time and Rates” for full details.
During this tour, you’ll trace the steps of Gonzalo de Badajoz, a conquistador who was sent by the Spanish Crown in 1515 to conquer Central Panama. Along the way, you’ll stop at important cultural sites, including the archeological dig at El Caño and the old churches of Parita and Natá.
7 hrsFrom $93