Twin Lagoons Coron Palawan

Underground River, El Nido & Coron | 9 Days


Discover Palawan’s most famous attractions: Underground River, El Nido and Coron. Experience firsthand the crystal clear waters of the lagoon and explore the mysterious cave with its river hidden under the mountains.

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

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  • Product Category
    Beaches and Islands
  • Activity Level Fairly Easy
  • Min. 2 persons
All about the Underground River, El Nido & Coron | 9 Days.

Discover Palawan’s most famous attractions: Underground River, El Nido and Coron. Experience firsthand the crystal clear waters of the lagoon and explore the mysterious cave with its river hidden under the mountains.


Price is indicative only. Please contact us to request a personalised tour quote based on your room preferences, travel dates and number of participants.

Brief Travel Itinerary










Recommended 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 do this tour (Underground River, El Nido & Coron) is during the dry season from December to May when the sea is calm.

Inclusions and Exclusions
What's included in the price?Items that are included
  • All accommodation at the hotels listed in the “TAB accommodation”
  • All internal transports
  • Sightseeing tours and activities where specified
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
Not included in the priceitems that are not included
  • Drinks during meals
  • 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)
  1. Day 1: Arrive Puerto Princesa - City Tour

    Meet at Puerto Princesa airport and transfer to your hotel. Check-in after 2.00pm.
    Afternoon, depart for a 3-hour city sightseeing. Drive along Rizal Avenue until Immaculate Conception Cathedral and 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. Transfer to your hotel after the tour.
    Overnight at the hotel in Puerto Princesa

  2. Day 2: Underground River

    Travel north to Sabang for about 2hrs. Upon arrival proceed to the registration area at the wharf and wait for your assigned boat.
    When it’s your turn take a short boat ride to the entrance  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.
    Return to the wharf for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch transfer to your accommodation at Sabang beach. The rest of the day is free at leisure.
    Overnight at the hotel in Sabang beach

  3. Day 3: Sabang - El Nido

    Morning at leisure. Check out before 12:00pm and transfer to El Nido with a private vehicle (about 6 hours drive).
    Arrive in El Nido and settle into your accommodation.
    Overnight at the 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 Lagoon, Shimizu Island, and the 7 Commandos Beach. Snorkel among tropical fishes, soak up the sun on the beach or explore the lagoon by kayak.
    Overnight at the hotel in El Nido

  5. Day 5: El Nido Tour C

    Spend another day exploring Bacuit Bay’s most scenic islands with secluded beaches such as 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. Picnic lunch in Tapiutan Island.
    Head back to El Nido town around mid-afternoon and transfer to your hotel.
    Overnight at the hotel in El Nido

  6. Day 6: El Nido - Coron

    Sail to Coron with Montenegro Fast Craft or Phimal Fast Ferry. The crossing between El Nido and Coron is about 4hrs. Arrive in Coron port and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free at leisure.
    Overnight at the hotel in Coron

  7. Day 7: Coron Island Tour

    Venture on a full day tour to Coron Island on a motorized bangka boat.
    Swim in the crystal-clear waters of Kayangan Lake and explore the scenic Twin Lagoons that are surrounded by dramatic limestone cliffs.
    Proceed to the snorkeling hot spots called Malwawey Coral Garden and Balinsasayaw Reef then head to CYC Beach and Beach 91 for lunch and relaxing time. Back on board and proceed to Skeleton Wreck, a ship that rest in shallow waters.
    Overnight at the hotel in Coron

  8. Day 8: Coron Island Hopping

    Set sail off the coast of Coron for about 1.5hr. Spend your day on Malcapuya Island, Ditaytayan Island and Bulog Dos Island. Relax and unwind on the beach or swim in the aquamarine warm waters.
    Overnight at the hotel in Coron

  9. Day 9: Depart Coron

    Check-out from hotel at 12:00 and transfer to Coron-Busuanga airport.

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.

El Nido Huni Lio Resort

Overlooking the magnificent, pristine and turquoise waters of Bacuit Bay and Lio Beach, Huni Lio, is a two-story resort designed for families and couples looking for a new destination for relaxation. Located at the ecologically sustainable area of El Nido, Huni Lio is highly accessible to El Nido Town – the jump off point to the impressive and awe-inspiring limestones of Small and Big Lagoon.

Highlighting a modern contemporary interior, this tropical resort is made up of 34 sqm to 54 sqm spacious rooms and a full-length glass door to accentuate the impressive natural scenery of the location.

Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel

Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel is a newly added hotel in Coron Town well-positioned along the bayside. With its convenient location, this hotel is the ideal point of departure for your excursions in Coron.

Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel offers more than 40 elegantly designed room, each designed as a picture of utter comfort, featuring a verandah, a spacious bath, and plush bedding, with room sizes ranging from 26.05 sqm to 50.9 sqm.

AccommodationPuerto Princesa, Sabang, El Nido and Coron

Best Western Plus the IvyWall Hotel, Puerto Princesa

Exterior of Best Western The Ivywall Hotel-


Deluxe room at Best Western Palawan



Sheridan Beach Resort, Sabang


Superior room at Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa



Huni Lio Resort, El Nido

Huni Lio Resort El Nido


Huni Lio Resort El Nido



Two Seasons Coron Bayside Hotel, Coron


Superior room at Two Seasons Coron Bayside 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’.

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.

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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.

Overall Rating
Stefanie R.
Reviewed On 10/05/2022

Thank you for having organised our honeymoon itinerary through Palawan, Philippines! Great support, before and during the trip. Everything went well, from the transfers to the tours. Highly recommended.