Puerto Princesa & Underground River | 3 Days
Discover Puerto Princesa and the amazing Underground River with this Tour Package 3 Days 2 Nights. The Underground River is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Palawan Island is a fascinating destination with its natural bliss, rich culture and beautiful sceneries.
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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Travel Style Holiday TypeShort Breaks
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Category Small Group
Discover Puerto Princesa and the amazing Underground River with this Tour Package 3 Days 2 Nights. The Underground River is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. Palawan Island is a fascinating destination with its natural bliss, rich culture, and beautiful sceneries.
Brief Travel Itinerary
Day 1: ARRIVE PUERTO PRINCESA – CITY TOUR
Day 2: VISIT UNDERGROUND RIVER
Day 3: DEPART PUERTO PRINCESA
Recommended things to bring along:
- Sun hat, sunblock, sunglasses
- Cameras and/or underwater camera
- Flip-flops, water shoes or comfortable walking shoes
- Cash for personal expenses
- Drinking water
- Raincoat (just in case of rain)
Best time to go
The best time to visit the Puerto Princesa and Underground River is the dry season from October to May, however, it is possible to visit Puerto Princesa and Underground River all year round.
- Accommodation for the nights listed in the itinerary in twin/sharing basis.
- All internal transport as per the itinerary
- Sightseeing tours and activities were specified
- Meals as stated above
- Entry Fees
- English speaking guide
- International and internal flights
- Travel Insurance
- Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control
- Environmental fees Underground river (PHP 150 per person)
Arrive Puerto Princesa - City Tour
Pick up: from Puerto Princesa airport upon arrival (preferably arrive before noon)
Upon arrival at Puerto Princesa, you will be met at the airport and transported to your hotel.
Afternoon proceeds for a half day sightseeing of Puerto Princesa. This sightseeing tour aims to show you within few hours the main landmarks of Puerto Princesa city. Puerto Princesa is the capital of Palawan province and serves as the main gateway to visitors that are on their way to visit Underground River, El Nido, and San Vicente.
This tour will take you along a route passing the City Hall, the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, the Baywalk, 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 Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (formerly known as Crocodile Farm), where you can see the captivating reptiles, ranging from babies to full-grown giants. Apart from crocodiles, the center takes care of other animals, some of them endemic to Palawan Island.
After the Crocodile Farm, you will be taken 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. Last stop will be at the traditional Weaving Factory in Binuatan. After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Puerto Princesa.
Underground River Tour
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.
Return to Sabang wharf area for lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch trasnfer to your hotel in Sabang.
Overnight at the Sheridan Beach Resort in Sabang.
Depart Puerto Princesa
Breakfast at the hotel and free time at leisure until transfer to Puerto Princesa airport.
Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel
Located in the heart of uptown Puerto Princesa, Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel is a modern midscale hotel that provides the perfect base for both business and leisure travelers.
Our 120 guest rooms and suites all feature 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.Combined with Best Western’s world-famous services standards, Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel is the ideal choice for your next trip to Puerto Princesa.
Room at Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel
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’.
If you are looking for a luxury property, then we can suggest Princesa Garden Resort and Spa or Best Western Plus The Ivy Wall Hotel. Princesa Garden is a resort facing the sea, while Best Western is a city hotel located in the city centre, walking distance from restaurants, bars, and shopping malls.
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.
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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.