Classic: Philippines Palawan Adventure (AQPS)
Countries Visited: Philippines Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 15, avg 12
Meals Included: 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches
Accommodations: Hotels (8 nights).
Explore an underground river, travel by boat to witness limestone karsts rising from the ocean, snorkel around various islands
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 differents You'll find plenty of it here.
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|Day 1||Manila||Day 1 Manila|
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Puerto Princesa||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||El Nido||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: None Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
|Days 4-5||El Nido||Days 4-5 El Nido|
Spend the day relaxing on the beach or opt to visit Bacuit Bay, Simezu Island, or Intalula Island.
|Day 5||El Nido||Day 5 El Nido (1B, 1L)|
Enjoy an included snorkelling tour and beach barbecue. Included Activities: Snorkelling Tour
|Day 6||Port Barton||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 there are no ATMs or shops. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s)) Boat (0.25 hour(s))
|Day 7||Port Barton||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||Manila||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||Day 9 Manila (1B)|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: On your journey from Manila to Puerto Princessa the maximum check in luggage allowed on the flight is 10kg. For carry on luggage it is7 kg. Any additional weight will cost USD4 per kilo.
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.