Best of Puerto Princesa & El Nido | 6 Days


This tour will take you to Palawan’s most fascinating attractions, such as Puerto Princesa, Underground River and the islands of Bacuit Bay in El Nido.

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All about the Best of Puerto Princesa & El Nido | 6 Days.

Experience the quintessential tropical island paradise with this tour that combines Palawan’s incredible nature and beautiful sceneries.

This tour, which starts in Puerto Princesa, will take you to Palawan’s most fascinating attractions, such as the Underground River and the islands of Bacuit Bay in El Nido.

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







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 Island 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 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
  • Underground River Environmental fee (PHP 150 per person)
  • El Nido Environmental Fee and Lagoon fee (PHP 400 per person)
  • Snorkeling gears (available for rent)
  • El Nido port Terminal Fee (PHP 20 per person)
  • Drinks during meals
  1. Day 1: Puerto Princesa Sightseeing

    Pick up upon arrival in Puerto Princesa (preferably before noon) and transfer to your hotel.
    In the afternoon, take a 3-hour city tour. Drive along Rizal Avenue to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Plaza Cuartel, a restored ruin of a World War II Japanese military base II. Observe local 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. After the tour, transfer to your hotel.
    Overnight stay at the hotel in Puerto Princesa.

  2. Day 2: Underground River

    After breakfast drive about 2 hours north to Sabang. Upon arrival, proceed to the registration area 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-kilometer cruise, you will see breathtaking formations of stalactites and stalagmites. Return to the pier and have lunch at a local restaurant and transfer to your hotel in Sabang. The rest of the day is at leisure.
    Overnight stay at your hotel in Sabang Beach

  3. Day 3: Sabang - El Nido

    Morning at leisure. Check out before 12:00 pm and transfer to El Nido by private vehicle (about 6 hours drive). Stop at Taytay Fort, built in 1667 by the Spanish colonizers to protect the inhabitants from Sulu warrior attacks.
    Arrival in El Nido and check-in to your hotel.
    Overnight stay at your hotel in El Nido.

  4. Day 4: 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

  5. Day 5: 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

  6. Day 6: Depart El Nido

    Check-out from hotel at 12:00 and transfer to El Nido airport.

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.

Daluyon Beach And Mountain Resort – Sabang

Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort is conveniently located in the southern part of the charming Sabang Beach and in close proximity to the World Heritage Site ( UNESCO ): Puerto Princesa’s Subterranean River. The luxurious accommodations offer breathtaking views of the pristine powder sand beach and the West Philippine Sea.

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.

AccommodationPuerto Princesa 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

Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort, Sabang

Aerial view of the Bungalow at Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort


Junior Suite room at Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort

Huni Lio Resort, El Nido

Huni Lio Resort El Nido


Huni Lio Resort El Nido

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.

Overall Rating
Josephine M.
Reviewed On 18/05/2022

Everything! Deluxe tour in El Nido and Puerto Princessa. Wonderful accommodations!