Palawan: Puerto Princesa and El Nido - 5 Days and 4 Nights

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Hotel / Resorts / Ports to null

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Explore Palawan’s capital city of Puerto Princesa highlights: see historic sites, visit the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center, enjoy views across the Honda Bay from Mitra Farm, and shop for hand-crafted souvenirs. The Puerto Princesa Underground River has placed Palawan in the forefront of tourism after it was hailed as one of the new seven wonders of Nature. Explore breathtaking lagoons and unspoiled beaches with the El Nido Island Hopping day tour. This tour gives you incredible sights of the Big and Small Lagoons, which are some of El Nido’s pride. Suggested Itinerary:Day 1- AM Arrival PPS airport/ PM CityDay 2- Under Ground Tour/ El nidoDay 3- Tour A ( Island Hopping Elnido)Day 4- Tour C ( Island Hopping Elnido) / Back PPSDay 5- Airport Transfer
Suggested Itinerary:Day 1- AM Arrival PPS airport/ PM CityStart with pickup at your hotel in Puerto Princesa, then travel to the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Just next door to the cathedral is Plaza Cuartel, once a military fort that was the site of tragic events under Japanese occupation during WWII. Continue to the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center, often called the “crocodile farm,” then see hundreds of Philippine crocodiles, an endangered species that’s native to the country. Try a few sweet treats at Baker’s Hill. Drive to the hilltop Mitra Farm, where you’ll find a shady veranda that looks out at the Honda Bay, as well as horses and cows in carefully-tended pastures.This 4-hour tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.Day 2- Under Ground Tour/ El nidoThe incredible Puerto Princesa Underground River is one of the seven wonders of nature and a must to any visitor to the Philippines. You’ll have an incredible experience exploring the caves of Underground River and our boatman/tour guide will help make this a very fun and interesting day. A great buffet lunch is included. Typical Itinerary; 7am: – Underground River Tour pick-up 12pm: Arrival at Sabang Wharf, Lunch and Leisure time 5.30pm: Arrival in Puerto PrincesaDay 3- Tour A ( Island Hopping Elnido)The El Nido day tour will take you to the most awe inspiring rock formations and lagoons which can only be found in Bacuit Bay. The tour will take you to the following lagoons and beaches: Secret Lagoon is surrounded by limestone karst cliffs. As you enter into a small hole, you will see a massive caldera that was once a cave which collapsed and now is surrounded by karst cliffs. In the middle is a lagoon. Shimizu Island - is an island with stunning limestone cliffs where swift let nest and produce the much sought after bird's nest soup, believed by Asians to have healing powers. Here the guides will prepare for you a sumptuous meal while you snorkel in the nearby coral reef. Small Lagoon - Located on the cove of Miniloc Island. As you enter a small swim through hole on board a kayak or swimming through, you will see the tranquil turquoise-green waters of Small Lagoon of its orchid-lined limestone walls, a showcase a kaleidoscope of marine life. Big Lagoon - a visit to Big Lagoon is a running tour on board the outrigger boat, approaching the lagoon in the middle of karst limestone formations you are welcomed by water so clear and full of marine life. Big lagoon is a breeding ground for fishes and crustaceans. More spots to mentions... Day 4- Tour C ( Island Hopping Elnido)/ Back PPSDay 5- Departure / Airport Transfer

What’s included

  • 2 nights accommodation in El Nido - Abads Place, Eco-Hotel or Similar Class (if option selected)
  • 2 nights accommodation in Puerto Princesa - Balay Inato, Sunlight Glass Hotel, RAQ Pension, Angelic Mansion, Ysabelle Mansion or similar(if option selected)
  • Lunch (Selected Day)
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)