Palawan Island Explorer | 9 Days

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Experience thel beauty of Palawan Island, from the well-known landmarks to the hidden gems. Underground River, Port Barton, El Nido and Nacpan Beach are the highlights of the tour.

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All about the Palawan Island Explorer | 9 Days.

Palawan, also known as the “Last Frontier” of the Philippines, is a pristine tropical paradise of picturesque islands, vibrant coral reefs and lush forests.

So don’t put down your beach towel too soon, because Palawan has a lot to offer. Join our tour and experience the natural beauty of the island, from the well-known landmarks to the hidden gems.

Underground River, Port Barton, El Nido and Nacpan Beach, are the highlights of this trip.


Tailor Made

The price for this tour is only a guideline. Please get in touch with us to request a custom quote based on your room preferences, travel dates and number of participants.


Brief Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVE PUERTO PRINCESA – CITY SIGHTSEEING

Day 2: UNDERGROUND RIVER – PORT BARTON

Day 3: PORT BARTON ISLAND HOPPING

Day 4: PORT BARTON – El NIDO

Day 5: EL NIDO TOUR A

Day 6: EL NIDO TOUR C

Day 7: EL NIDO – NACPAN BEACH

Day 8: NACPAN BEACH

Day 9: NACPAN BEACH – DEPART EL NIDO


Things to bring along

  • Swimsuit and swim shirt UV Protection
  • Lightweight Travel Clothing
  • Insect repellent
  • Waterproof camera
  • Flip-flops, water shoes and comfortable walking shoes
  • Cash for personal expenses
  • Packable rain jacket or poncho (just in case of rain)
  • Waterproof roll-top dry bag

Best time to go

The best time to visit Palawan is the dry season from October to May, but you can do this tour all year round.

Inclusions and Exclusions
What's included in the price?Items that are included
  • Overnight stay at 4-star hotel as listed in the “TAB accommodation”
  • All internal transport (including airport transfers and hotel pick up/drop off)
  • Sightseeing tours and activities where specified
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
Not included in the priceitems that are not included
  • Enviromental Fees (Underground River, Port Barton and El Nido)
  • Big Lagoon user fee
  • Drinks during meals
  • Snorkeling gears and kayak (available for rent)
  1. Day 1: Arrive Puerto Princesa - Sightseeing

    Pick up upon arrival at Puerto Princesa airport and transfer to hotel. Move into your room after 2:00pm.
    In the afternoon depart for 3-hour city tour. Drive along Rizal Avenue to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Plaza Cuartel, a restored ruin of a Japanese military base from World War II. See native wildlife up close at the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Centre (formerly known as Crocodile Farm) or the Palawan Butterfly Garden.
    Head to Mitra’s Ranch and Baker’s Hill where you can enjoy the beautiful garden scenery and sample local delicacies.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in Puerto Princesa.

  2. Day 2: Underground River - Port Barton

    Meet the guide and the hotel Drive about 2 hours north to Sabang.
    Upon arrival, proceed to the registration area at the wharf and wait for your assigned boat.
    When it is your turn, take a short boat ride to the entrance of Underground River National Park. Then board a park-operated canoe equipped with a searchlight and head down the Underground River. During the 1.5 km ride through the cave, you will see breathtaking stalactite and stalagmite formations.
    Return to the pier and have lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards, transfer to Port Barton with a private vehicle.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in Port Barton.
    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  3. Day 3: Port Barton Island Hopping

    After breakfast at the hotel, depart for a full-day Port Barton Island Tour with Private Boat. Set sail to Port Barton Bay, a dream destination dotted with gorgeous islands. The boat will stop at Twin Reef, Fantastic Reef, Exotic Island, Maxima Island, Turtle Watching Spot, and Starfish Island Sandbar.
    The uninhabited islands off the coast of Port Barton are perfect for viewing beautiful underwater scenery, while the pristine beaches are just waiting for sun worshipers.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in Port Barton.
    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  4. Day 4: Port Barton - El Nido

    Check out from hotel at 12:00.
    Transfer from Port Barton to El Nido by private vehicle (4-hour drive).
    Arrive in El Nido check into your room.
    The rest of the day is at leisure.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in El Nido.
    BREAKFAST

  5. Day 5: El Nido Tour A

    Discover the most beautiful natural sights of El Nido on this popular full-day boat tour. You’ll visit several islands and beaches, including the stunning Miniloc Island’s Big Lagoon, the Secret LagoonShimizu Island and the 7 Commandos Beach.
    Snorkel among tropical fishes, soak up the sun on the beach, or explore the lagoon by kayak.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in El Nido
    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  6. Day 6: El Nido Tour C

    Spend another day exploring El Nido’s Bacuit Bay by boat. Sail to some of the most scenic islands with secluded beaches of Bacuit Bay such as Secret BeachHidden BeachMatinloc ShrineTapiutan Island, and Helicopter Island.
    Once on the islands, spend your time snorkeling among colorful tropical fish and relaxing on clean sandy beaches.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in El Nido
    BREAKFAST | LUNCH

  7. Day 7: El Nido - Nacpan Beach

    Travel for 45 minutes on a country road to the beach.  Nacpan Beach is 4km/2.5mi of pristine golden powder sand beach with azure blue waters.
    Here you can swim in the crystal clear waters and lounge under palm trees.
    Check into your accommodation after 2:00pm. The rest of the day is at leisure.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in Nacpan Beach.
    BREAKFAST

  8. Day 8: Nacpan Beach

    At leisure.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in Nacpan Beach.
    BREAKFAST

  9. Day 9: Depart El Nido

    Check out from the hotel before 12:00pm and transfer to El Nido airport.
    BREAKFAST

Featured Accommodation

Hue Hotel – Puerto Princesa

Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa is the perfect place to discover what Palawan Island has to offer. With a modern design and culturally rooted architecture, this charming hotel is located within walking distance of the Robison Shopping Mall and a 15-minute drive from Puerto Princesa city center.


Holiday Suites  – Port Barton

Holiday Suites is the largest beach resort in Port Barton. Located on a beautiful beach, the resort offers comfortable accommodations for leisure travellers.


Huni Lio Resort – El Nido

Overlooking the beautiful, pristine, turquoise waters of Bacuit Bay, Huni Lio is a two-story resort for families and couples looking for a new place to relax. Huni Lio is located in the environmentally sustainable area of Lio Beach and is easily accessible from El Nido Town – the jump-off point to the stunning limestone islands of Bacuit Bay.
The tropical resort features a modern, contemporary interior with spacious rooms ranging from 34 to 54 square metres and a full-length glass door that highlights the site’s stunning natural setting.


ANGKLA Beach Club & Boutique Resort – Nacpan Beach

ANGKLA Beach Club & Boutique Resort is nestled along the strikingly beautiful stretch of white sand in Nacpan Beach, El Nido. Here, eyes meet nature’s pristine blue and green wonders, ears hear serenades composed by soft waves crashing against the shore, and worries disappear into the distance.  With exceptions villas and facilities, the resort is designed to be modern and elegant while seamlessly blending in with the sand, sea, and coconut trees.

AccommodationPuerto Princesa , Sabang, Port Barton and El Nido

Hue Hotel Puerto Princesa

Entrance of the Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa

 

Deluxe room at at the Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa

 

 


Holiday Suites, Port Barton

Main Lobby at Holiday Suites, Beach Resort, Port Barton

 

Deluxe room Holiday Suites, Beach Resort, Port Barton

 

 


Huni Lio Resort, El Nido

Huni Lio Resort El Nido

 

Huni Lio Resort El Nido

 


 

ANGKLA Beach Club & Boutique Resort, Nacpan Beach

Aerial View ANGKLA Beach Club & Boutique Resort

 

Deluxe room at ANGKLA Beach Club & Boutique Resort

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.

Yes, we can propose other options. We can match the type of accommodation to your budget or requirements.
We work with guest houses, small hotels and luxury beach resorts.

We are happy to advise you on airlines and flight schedules, but we do not book flights. You can book them online on the airline’s website at the best discounted fares.

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