9 nights Palawan Holidays

Cultural & Theme Tours, Manila International Airport to null

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This itinerary will allow you to discover an amazing part of the Philippines. Voted most beautiful island of the world these three years in a row, Palawan is a long island bathed mainly by the Sulu Sea and the South China Sea. It’s one of the less populated islands of the archipelago, but also one of the greenest and the most beautiful. For one week, you will follow an breathtaking path to reach El Nido in the north of the 450km long island. You will first land in Puerto Princesa, the capital of Palawan and discover the Honda Bay, visit the underground river in Sabang, you will relax in Port barton and end you journey in the wonderful El Nido.
Day 1 : Welcome to ManilaAfter your landing in NAIA, your driver will take you to your hotel between the Manila bay and Intramuros. Depending on your schedule, we will organize a tour of the historical part of Manila, otherwise, you can just walk along the Roxas Boulevard and discover the surroundings.Day 2 : Transfer to Puerto PrincesaAfter breakfast, your driver will bring you to the airport for your flight bound to Puerto Princesa, Palawan. In the afternoon, you may enjoy the baywalk, the Palawan Heritage Center and the Palawan Environment Enforcement Museum. For dinner, don’t miss a chance to try one of the best restaurants of the country: Kalui.Day 3 : The undergrounf River and the Elephant CaveSabang is famous for its national Park and its underground river, part of the UNESCO World Heritage since 1999.Some amazing speleothems are visible in this cave where cavities can reach a width of 120 meters width and are 60 meters high. The river allows anyone to embark for a unique cruise, in the middle of stunning rock formations.Day 4 : Transfer to Port BartonYou will leave Puerto Princesa late in the morning and head to Port Barton, a small bay still off the beaten tracks where you will spend a couple of days.Day 5 : Island hoppingTaking the traditional fishermen’s boat with bamboo floaters on each side,you will hop from an island to another one and enjoy those surprising sceneries of the area and its relaxing environment.Day 6 : Transfer to El NidoIn the morning, you will hit the road again and head to El Nido, the most famous part of Palawan. It is literrally a door to the Bacuit archipelago, a group of islands with steep kartic cliffs. Upon arrival, you will simply check-in and relax the rest of the afternoon.Day 7 : Tour C in Bacuit bayYou will spend the entire day at sea and have the chance to bathe and refresh yourself at each stop to discover the amazing underwater fauna and floraDay 8 : Free dayYou can either go for another tour in the Bacuit Bay to discover different lagoons and beaches in the middle of these stunning karstic cliffs or stay in the hotel to enjoy the beach and the swimming pool.Day 9 : back to ManilaYour driver will bring you to the airport for your flight bound to Manila. You will spend the night in the business district: Makati.Day 10 : Manila AirportDriver will pick you up to take you to the airport. He will drop you off at the terminal two hours before your domestic flight, three hours before your international flight. 

What’s included

  • 9 nights in a 3/5* hotel with breakfast
  • The following tours
  • the underground river (day tour in Sabang) with lunch included,
  • one island hopping in Port Barton with lunch included,
  • island hopping (Tour C) in El Nido with lunch included
  • Hotel transfers
  • 2 domestic air fare : Manila-Puerto Princesa and El-Nido Manila
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Tips
  • International flights