BORUCA INDIGENOUS VILLAGE

Boruca is an indigenous tribe located between the Talamanca Mountains 20 km from Panama. Boruca (also called Brunca, Brunka or Borunca) are a proud indigenous people of Costa Rica. Their striking, hand-carved masks are so popular that imitations are sold throughout the Central American country. But the indigenous culture is more than a mask. Boruca is built on faith in the wisdom of elders and the Boruca legends they tell, passed down for centuries. Boruca is very much alive. Take the opportunity to visit this unique village, understand a bit more about their traditions and may be even buy a mask!

Includes: Round trip land transportation from Golfito, guided tour of the town including visit to the sacred waterfall & museum, Demonstrations by artisans of mask carving, a traditional lunch with a Boruca family

Duration: 10 hours

Territorio-boruca-pueblos-indigenas-UCR-
boruca