Puerto Princesa & El Nido Tour Package | 6 Days
Experience the quintessential tropical island paradise with this tour that combines Palawan’s incredible nature and beautiful sceneries. Beginning in Puerto Princesa, this tour package features Palawan’s most captivating attractions such as the Underground River and the islands of Bacuit Bay in El Nido.
Puerto Princesa and El Nido 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 TypeDiscovery
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Category Small Group
Experience the quintessential tropical island paradise with this tour that combines Palawan’s incredible nature and beautiful sceneries.
Beginning in Puerto Princesa, this tour package features Palawan’s most captivating attractions such as the Underground River and the islands of Bacuit Bay in El Nido.
For this tour package, we create a personalized tour quote based on your accommodation preference (Luxury, Mid-Range or Budget) and travel dates. Contact us for more information.
Day 1: ARRIVE PUERTO PRINCESA – SIGHTSEEING
Day 2: UNDERGROUND RIVER
Day 3: PUERTO PRINCESA – EL NIDO
Day 4: EL NIDO ISLAND HOPPING (TOUR A)
Day 5: EL NIDO ISLAND HOPPING (TOUR C)
Day 6: DEPART EL NIDO
Things to bring along
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Cameras and/or video
- Swimwear and towel
- Sunblock lotion
- Drinking water
- Insect repellent / It is usually recommended to take antimalarial tablets
- Raincoat (just in case of rain)
Best time to go
The best time to visit Palawan Island is the dry season from October to May however it is possible to do this tour all year round.
- Accommodation for the nights listed in the itinerary in shared double or twin room
- All internal transport as per the itinerary (by land/sea)
- Activities and sightseeing as per the itinerary
- Meals as stated in the itinerary
- English speaking guide
- Peak season surcharge (if any)
- El Nido environmental fee
- Underground river environmental fee
Puerto Princesa Sightseeing
Meet upon arrival at Puerto Princesa airport.
Discover the sights, history and culture of Puerto Princesa on a 3-hour city sightseeing.
Drive along the Rizal Avenue passing the City Hall and the Baywalk until historic Immaculate Conception Cathedral. 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. See local fauna up close at the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center(formerly known as Crocodile Farm) or Palawan Butterfly Garden.
Head to Mitra’s Ranch and Baker’s Hill where you can enjoy the beautiful garden landscape and taste local delicacies.
Overnight at the Best Western Hotel in Puerto Princesa
Early morning pick up and travel north to Sabang for about 2hrs.
Upon arrival proceed the registration area at the wharf and wait for your assigned boat.
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. Lunch after the cruise and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight at the Sheridan Beach Resort in Sabang
BREAKFAST | LUNCH
Sabang - El Nido
Transfer to El Nido by private van. The driving time from Sabang a to El Nido is approximately 5 hours. It possible to make a stop to visit the historical Taytay Fort en route to El Nido (fort entrance fee not included).
Overnight at the Casa Kalaw Resort in El Nido Lip Beach
El Nido Island Hopping (Tour A)
Discover El Nido’s most beautiful natural landmarks on this popular full-day boat trip. Visit multiple islands and beaches including Miniloc Island, Big Lagoon, Secret Lagoon, 7 Commandos Beach and Shimizu Island.
You can snorkel among tropical fish, soak up the sun on the beach, or explore the lagoon by kayak.
Overnight at the Casa Kalaw Resort
BREAKFAST | LUNCH
El Nido Island Hopping (Tour C)
Sail to some of the most scenic islands with secluded beach of Bacuit Bay. With tour C you will visit Secret Beach, Hidden Beach, Matinloc Shrine, Tapiutan Island, and Helicopter Island.
Once on the islands, spend your time snorkeling among colorful tropical fish and relaxing on clean sandy beaches.
Overnight at the Casa Kalaw Resort
BREAKFAST | LUNCH
Depart El Nido
At the appropriate time, you will be transferred to El Nido Lio airport for your flight to Manila or your next destination.
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.
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.
Nestled within Lio Tourism Estate, the first eco-masterplanned development in El Nido, Palawan. Casa Kalaw is a Filipino-inspired hotel which provides warmth, comfort and convenience for getaways and intimate gatherings.
Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Palawan hotel. Luggage storage, airport transfer, restaurant, tours, bar are just a few of the facilities that set Casa Kalaw apart from other hotels in the city.
All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. The hotel’s dartboard, outdoor pool, billiards, table tennis are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. Casa Kalaw is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort, and convenience in Palawan.
Best Western Plus the IvyWall Hotel
Sheridan Beach Resort
Casa Kalaw Resort
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.
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.
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’.
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.