Palawan Island Hopping

tours el nido palawan philippinesArcheological finding indicate that the first Filipino/ the Tabon Man, once lived in the Tabon Caves Complex, now known as the Lipuun Point in Quezon, Palawan. Archeological exploration and excavation undertake at the Tabon caves Complex yielded significants artifact and ecofacts belonging to different cultural chronologies ranging from 50,000 years ago to the 14th century A.D. The ancient Palawanos have had a kind of writing, including an alphabet and a form of self-government under the normal jurisdiction of the Sultanate of Sulu. The name Palawan is believed to come from Chinese word ”PA-LAO-YU” meaning the “Land of Beautiful Safe Harbor” and a Spanish word PARAGUA.(subscript 1)

The island of Palawan stretches from Mindoro to Borneo in the southwest. It lies between the South China Sea in the northwest and Sulu Sea in the southeast. Palawan is considered to be the Philippines’ last ecological frontier. The province boasts many splendid beaches and resorts and it is where the Tubbataha Reef National Marine Park and the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River two of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, are located. (subscript 2)

In 2013, Travel+Leisure Magazine reader has been chosen Palawan  as the Top Island destinations in the world nabbing the No.1 title and just recently this small island also shot to the top of Condé Nast Traveller list in their Top 30 Islands in the World: Readers’ Choice Awards 2014. This previously unknown destination is becoming popular extremely fast with its magnificent beach in an unspoiled setting.

This is by far our favourite destination in the Philippines with us offering one group tour a year here, as well as independent packages for both groups and individuals.

We have listed our standard itinerary, but can amend exactly to suit your needs, from budget to 5 Star.

A link to our standard itinerary can be found here (link)

For those wishing to create their own tour, it is possible to select the programs you wish to participate in with prices being listed depending on the number of people.

 

El Nido Tour

Package A – Lagoon and Beaches Tour centered mostly around Miniloc Island. Tour hops between Big and Small Lagoon, Payong-payong Island, Shimizu Island, Commando Beach, and Secret Lagoon.

Price: $35.

 

Package B – Caves and Coves Tour sails to Snake Island, Cadugnon, Cathedral Cave, Pangalusian Island, and Pinagabuyutan Island.

Price: $38.

 

Package C – Beaches and Shrine Tour hops between Hidden Beach, Secret Beach, Matinloc Shrine, Tapiutan Island, and Helicopter Island.

Price: $40.

 

Package D – Island Beaches Tour cruises to Bucal Beach, Cadlao Island, Nat-NatBeach, Paradise Beach, and Pansandigan Beach.

Price: $35.

 

Puerto Princesa

Underground River Tour – Journey from Puerto Princesa to Sabang, then motorized boat will take you to the Entrance Beach, and canoe tour into the the underground river.

Price: $44

 

Honday Bay Tour – Island hopping between LuLi Island (Lulubog Lilitaw Island), Cowrie Island, and Starfish or Pandan Island.

Price: $39

 

Puerto Princesa City Tour – Running tour to Cathedral and Plaza Cuartel and Baywalk. Mitra’s Ranch, Binuatan, Baker’s Hill, and Crocodile farm.

Price: $17

 

For more information or for an individual quote please complete the contact form.

 

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http://www.palawan.gov.ph/gen_info.html

http://wikitravel.org/en/Palawan