Visit one of the most scenic mountains in Palawan and the 2nd highest @ 1,726meters-above-sea-level. It is home to a unique array of biodiversity including the recently discovered Attenborough’s pitcher-plant (Nephentis attenboroughii) that can be found only on the highest…explore
The municipality of Narra, Palawan is known for its untouched nature and incredible biodiversity.
Narra is one of the Palawan’s most loved eco-destinations thanks to its stunning natural landscapes, beautiful mountains and exotic species of flora. Narra also boasts some secluded and unspoiled beaches and pristine islands.
What to see:
If you want to spend your holiday in Narra, here are some of our favourite places, not to be missed during your stay:
- Mount Victoria: one of the most scenic mountains in Palawan at 1,726meters-above-sea-level. It is home to a unique array of biodiversity including some rare species of pitcher plants.
- Estrella Falls: the favorite go-to place among locals and tourists who want to swim in the refreshing waters and enjoy a riverside picnic.
- Rasa Island: the habitat of the endangered Katala which is also known as the Philippine Red–Vented Cockatoo. With more than 100 species of birds, Rasa Island is the ideal place for birdwatchers.
- Arena Island: the island is known as a nesting site for green turtles and Hawksbill turtles.
When to go:
Narra can be visited all year round.
The best time to hike Mount Victoria and Estrella Falls is during the dry season which runs from November and early June.
The wet season between June and October is characterized by hot and humid weather, frequent short bursts of heavy rainfall, and a prevailing wind from the west.
From Puerto Princesa
Public Transportation: In Puerto Princesa’s San Jose Terminal there are many transportation companies that operates a daily shuttle service from Puerto Princesa to Narra.
The journey from Puerto Princesa to Narra usually takes around 2hours and 30 minutes / 3 hours.
-Private Transfer: Private van is the quickest and least hassle way to get from Puerto Princesa to Narra.
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