Philippines Palawan Adventure

Classic, Manila to Manila

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

It would take several lifetimes to explore the 6,000-plus islands that make up the Philippine Archipelago, but since you’ve only got one to spare, discover it with us. This haven for sunbathers and spelunkers alike is blessed with miles of pristine, uncrowded beaches, intriguing caves, and the two-tiered Puerto Princesa Subterranean River. The Palawan province is perfect for travellers eager to try their hand at a variety of experiences in an underexplored part of Southeast Asia. Looking for something different? You’ll find plenty of it here.

What’s included

  • Puerto Princesa city tour
  • Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park visit
  • Island-hopping snorkelling tour (El Nido)
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore an underground river
  • Travel by boat to witness limestone karsts rising from the ocean
  • Snorkel around various islands

Itinerary

Day 1 Manila There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Manila/Puerto Princesa (1B) Fly to Puerto Princesa, the capital of the island paradise of Palawan. Tour the town visiting Bakers Hill and the Iwahig Penal Colony. Included Activities: Puerto Princesa City Tour Transport: Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Puerto Princesa/El Nido (1B, 1L) Explore the underwater cave of the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park on an included tour. Later, travel north on Palawan to stunning El Nido, known for its large limestone karsts emerging from the turquoise ocean. Included Activities: Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
Day 4 El Nido (1B, 1L) Enjoy an included snorkelling tour and beach barbecue. Included Activities: Snorkelling Tour
Days 5-6 El Nido Spend the day relaxing on the beach or opt to visit Bacuit Bay, Simezu Island, or Intalula Island.
Day 6 El Nido/Port Barton (1B) Due to the remote and idyllic location of the beach, conveniences are limited. The resort is powered by generators and electricity is only available between 6pm and 12am. There are no ATMs or shops. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s)) Boat (0.25 hour(s))
Day 7 Port Barton (1B) Spend another laid-back day in paradise. Opt to snorkel, hike through the rainforest to a waterfall, or relax on the beach.
Day 8 Port Barton/Manila (1B) After a quick boat ride, drive back to Puerto Princesa for an afternoon flight to Manila. Enjoy one last evening in Manila. Transport: Boat (0.25 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours) Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Day 9 Manila (1B) Depart at any time.
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