Palawan Adventure | 11 Days

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Palawan Island, also known as the “Last Frontier”, is an unspoiled tropical paradise and eco-tourism destination blessed with stunning beaches and lush jungles. With this tour, you will have the opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the little-known part of rural Palawan.   The highlights of this tour are Nagatabon Beach, Underground River, Port Barton and El Nido.

This tour package is not available for purchase online because we create a personalised tour quote based on your accommodation preference (Luxury, Mid-Range or Budget) and travel dates.

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All about the Palawan Adventure | 11 Days.

Palawan Island, also known as the “Last Frontier”, is an unspoiled tropical paradise and eco-tourism destination blessed with stunning beaches and lush jungles. With this tour, you will have the opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the little-known part of rural Palawan.   The highlights of this tour are Nagatabon Beach, Underground River, Port Barton and El Nido.

This tour package is not available for purchase online because we create a personalised tour quote based on your accommodation preference (Luxury, Mid-Range or Budget) and travel dates.


Tailor Made

For this tour package, we create a personalised tour quote based on your accommodation preference (Luxury, Mid-Range or Budget) and travel dates. Contact us for more information.


Brief Itinerary

Private Tour minimum 8 participants

Day 1: ARRIVE PUERTO PRINCESA – FIREFLY WATCHING

Day 2: PUERTO PRINCESA SIGHTSEEING

Day 3: BACUNGAN FALLS -NACTABON BEACH

Day 4: UNDERGROUND RIVER – MONKEY TRAIL – MANGROVE CRUISE

Day 5: UNDERGROUND RIVER – PORT BARTON

Day 6: PORT BARTON – ISLAND HOPPING

Day 7: PORT BARTON – El NIDO

Day 8: NACPAN BEACH AND WATERFALLS

Day 9: EL NIDO ISLAND HOPPING (TOUR A)

Day 10: EL NIDO ISLAND HOPPING (TOUR D)

Day 11: DEPART EL NIDO


Things to bring along

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Cameras and/or video
  • Swimwear and towel
  • Sunblock lotion
  • Drinking water
  • Insect repellent
  • Raincoat

Best time to go

The best time to visit Palawan Island is the dry season from October to May. The trekking can be altered depending on the weather conditions.

Inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included?Items that are included in the cost.
  • Accommodation for the nights listed in the itinerary in shared double or twin room
  • All internal transport as per the itinerary (by land/sea)
  • All necessary camping equipment including tents
  • Activities as per the itinerary
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
What's not included?Items that are not included in the cost.
  • Underground River and Port Barton conservation fee
  • Beverages
  • Travel Insurance
  • Peak season surcharge (if any)
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control
  1. Day 1 Arrive Puerto Princesa - Firefly

    Upon arrival in Puerto Princesa you will be met at the airport and transported to your hotel.

    Late afternoon depart for Firefly Watching Tour. You will board the boat to go to the firefly watching area. Once in the site, you may be able to feast your eyes with the glimmering lights from the fireflies that have become the main attraction in the place. Like Christmas lights filing up the darkness of the night.

    After the cruise, proceed to a local restaurant for dinner.

    Transfer to your hotel after dinner.

    Overnight at the Best Western Hotel in Puerto Princesa

    DINNER

  2. Day 2 Puerto Princesa Sightseeing

    After breakfast, meet at the hotel and depart for sightseeing of Puerto Princesa. This sightseeing tour aims to show you within 3 hours the main landmarks of Puerto Princesa city.

    Drive along the Rizal Avenue passing the City Hall and the Baywalk until the Immaculate Conception Cathedral. This blue-colored church is a century-old historical landmark. Adjacent to the church there is the Eulalia Park and the Plaza Cuartel, a restored ruin of a Japanese military base built during the World War II.

    The tour continues to St Monica area where you can visit the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center(formerly known as Crocodile Farm) or Palawan Butterfly Garden.  Cotnien to Iwahig Penal Farm where you will visit the recreation hall to learn about the inmates education program and job training.

    Continue to Mitra’s Ranch for a panoramic view of Puerto Princesa and Baker’s Hill where you can enjoy the beautiful garden landscape and taste local delicacies.

    After the tour transfer to your hotel

    Overnight at the Best Western Hotel in Puerto Princesa

    BREAKFAST

  3. Day 3 Bacungan Falls - Nagtabon Beach

    Breakfast at the hotel.

    Today you will be driven for about 1 hour to Barangay Bacungan where the trekking begins. Proceed to the Barangay office for registration.

    Enjoy a nice walk into the lowland forest of the city on relatively flat to rolling terrain that leads you to Bacungan Waterfalls. It is composed of several small cascading waterfalls from the mountains. Take a cool dip at one of the natural pools or search for interesting wildlife around.

    After the waterfalls continue to the nearby Nagtabon Beach. Spend the rest day enjoying the beautiful deserted beach, swimming and exploring the surroundings.

    After the tour transfer to your hotel

    Overnight at the Best Western Hotel in Puerto Princesa

    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  4. Day 4 Underground River

    You will be collected from your hotel in Puerto Princesa and driven for about 2 hours to the Underground River in Sabang.
    Upon arrival proceed to the registration area at the wharf and wait for your assigned boat. In peak season the queue is often quite long. You can spend some time at the nearby beach or take a short walk around the village.

    When it’s your turn take a short boat ride to entrance beach of the Underground River National Park.
    Then hop on a park-operated canoe equipped with a search light, and wind your way down the Underground River.

    During the 1.5 kilometer cruise you will see stunning formations of stalactites and stalagmites. The boatman will point out the formations that, with imagination, resemble animals, religious images, and vegetables.

    After the cruise inside the cave, hike back along the Monkey Trail to Sabang beach.  Proceed to a local restaurant for buffet lunch, then explore the mangrove forests by paddleboat.

    Transfer to the hotel for check-in into your room. The rest of the day is free at leisure.

    Overnight at Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa in Sabang

    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  5. Day 5 Sabang - Port Barton

    Breakfast at the hotel and morning at leisure.

    Check-out before 12.00pm, then transfer to Port Barton

    Port Barton is unspoiled and beautiful. The numerous nearby islands boat spectacular beaches and very good snorkelling sites. The pristine islands of Port Barton are considered to be one of the highlights of Palawan.

    Port Barton is not a suitable place for luxury vacation, but it’s very popular among adventurous travellers, who appreciate the rural and relaxed atmosphere that this beachside village, on the edge of the rainforest, has to offer.

    Overnight at your hotel in Port Barton (either Summerhomes, White Annex or Rubin – simple accommodation)

    BREAKFAST

  6. Day 6 Port Barton Island Hopping

    You will be collected from your hotel and taken on a full day island hopping in Port Barton.

    This tour will take you to Fantastic Reef, Wide Reef, Lagoon Reef, German Island, Twin Reef and Starfish Island.

    The island of Port Barton is great for snorkeling, swimming, and lounging under the sun on the beach of your dreams.

    Head back to Port Barton main beach mid-afternoon.

    Overnight at the hotel in Port Barton.

    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  7. Day 7 Port Barton - El Nido

    Morning at leisure.

    12.00pm check out and transfer to El Nido. Enroute visit the historic Taytay Spanish Fort.

    Arrive in El Nido and check into your hotel.

    Overnight at the El Nido Cove Resort

    BREAKFAST

  8. Day 8 Nacpan Beach - Waterfalls

    Today, you will be collected from your hotel and driven for about 45 minutes through rural countryside to the spectacular Nacpan Beach.

    Nacpan is a four-kilometer-long unspoiled stretch of powdery golden sand and pristine azure waters. Nacpan is the perfect place to spend leisure time – here you can enjoy sunbathing, swimming or laze under a shade of the coconut trees or walk to the Twin Beach in the southwest tip, where Nacpan meets with the smaller Calitang Beach.

    Picnic lunch will be served on the beach.

    After Nacpan Beach proceed to Nagkalit-Kalit Falls. You will have to trek for about 30-45 minutes in the jungle to reach the waterfalls. The trek involves some river crossing and steep and muddy climb. Upon arrival at the waterfalls, you will be given free time at leisure. Swimming in the crystal clear waters of the waterfalls is indeed a refreshing experience after a hot day on the beach.

    After the tour transfer to your hotel.

    Overnight at the El Nido Cove Resort

    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  9. Day 9 El Nido Island Hopping (Tour A)

    You will be collected from your hotel and taken to El Nido town main beach to board the boat for a full day excursion around the exotic islands of Bacuit Bay in El Nido.

    With El Nido tour A, you will visit the following islands and beaches: Miniloc Island, Big Lagoon OR Small Lagoon, Secret Lagoon, 7 Commandos Beach and Shimizu Island.

    The islands are great for swimming, snorkeling and kayaking.

    Picnic lunch in Shimizu Island.

    Head back to El Nido town around mid-afternoon.

    Overnight at the El Nido Cove Resort

    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  10. Day 10 El Nido Island Hopping (Tour D)

    After breakfast proceed by boat to Cadlao Island to explore the beautiful Caldao Lagoon and swim in its emerald waters surrounded by towering limestone.

    After Cadlao Lagoon you will be taken to some of the lesser known beaches such as Pasandigan Beach, Nat Nat Beach, Bucal Island, and Paradise Beach. These beaches are great for swimming, snorkeling and kayaking.

    Picnic lunch in Pasandigan Island.

    Head back to El Nido town around mid-afternoon. Transfer to your hotel.

    Overnight at the El Nido Cove Resort

    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  11. Day 11 Depart El Nido

    Breakfast at the hotel and check out before 12.00pm.

    At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to El Nido Lio airport for your flight to Manila or your next destination.

    BREAKFAST

Featured Accommodation

Best Western Plus the IvyWall Hotel

Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel is located in the heart of Puerto Princesa city proper. Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel is a modern midscale hotel that provides the perfect base for both business and leisure travelers.

The hotel offers 120 guest rooms and suites all featuring a contemporary Filipino design, plus an array of amenities including free Wi-Fi. Every part of this five-story hotel has been designed to provide sublime stay, with a range of wellness and dining options to help guests unwind and business facilities to meet the needs of professional travelers.


Sheridan Beach Resort

Nestled between towering mountain ranges and the clear blue waters of the West Philippines Sea lies the premier property of Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa. It’s the best choice to stay in Sabang as it is conveniently located near the famous Underground River.

This world-class luxury and quality services in hospitality resort are offering 95 well-appointed guestrooms come with a private balcony with stunning view of swimming pool that overlooks the ocean, quiet mountains, and verdant surroundings.

This resort quite location is a 20-minute boat ride from one of the New 7 wonders of Natures no other than “Puerto Princesa Underground River”, with the wide-white refined sand beach of Sabang perfect for sunbathing. This resort also offers exciting activities such as ATV, jungle trails and mangrove paddle boating.


White Beach Annex Resort 

White Beach Annex Resort is hidden paradise on a secluded beach accessible only via boat from the peaceful small village of Port Barton.  This property has only 8 rooms scattered across the private beach surrounded by tropical vegetation.

With its limited access, the white sand beach is private and no one is to disturb you.  There is nothing there but nature: beautiful ocean, tropical forests, charming waterfalls and a breathtaking sky at night filled with billions of stars. White Beach Annex Resort in Port Barton is the best places if you wish to escape from the city life and have some quiet time on the beach.


Cove Resort 

El Nido Cove Resort is one of the best places to stay on the outskirts of El Nido. This beach resort is the ideal choice whether you wish to spend some time lounging at the beach, exploring Bacuit Bay’s famous lagoons, or treating yourself to a soothing massage.

El Nido Cove Resort offers 20 well-appointed guestrooms where you can choose to reserve a Garden Room, a Beachfront Loft, or a Forest Room. Each one exudes simplistic charm and warmth, and is tastefully designed with classic furniture and equipped with simple conveniences to ensure your comfortable stay.

AccommodationPuerto Princesa , Sabang, Port Barton and El Nido

Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel, Puerto Princesa


Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa, Sabang


White Beach Annex Resort, Port Barton


Cove Resort, El Nido

Yes. Palawan has been dubbed the Best Island in the World by Condé Nast Traveller readers in the years 2015 and 2016 and in Travel + Leisure Magazine’s World’s Best Awards 2017.

No, they are the same thing. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is a protected area of the Philippines located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the city centre of Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The river is also called ‘Puerto Princesa Underground River’.

We suggest Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa that is conveniently located walking distance to Sabang wharf where you can board the boat to the Underground River.

Yes! We can offer a private van (seating capacity 8 persons) at Php 7,500 per van per way.

Please contact us if you wish to make the booking.

Yes, if you don’t have a Paypal account you can pay with your credit card or debit card. On the checkout page, select Credit Card / Paypal and click Place the Order.

You will be redirected to Paypal page. Click the grey bottom “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” under the blue login button.

If you wish to pay by Bank Transfer, Transfer Wise, Pawnshop, then please contact us for more information.

Yes, it is our pleasure to create a unique tailor made itinerary for you.
The tailor made itinerary will suit your requirements perfectly and allows you to maximize your time.

We can match the style of accommodation to your budget or requirements.
We work with Guest Houses, Small Hotels and Luxury beach Resort.

We are more than happy to advise you of the airlines and schedule, however we do not arrange flights. You can book them online on the website of the airline company at the best discounted rates.

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