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Philippines Palawan Adventure

Reference WW39897
8 nights from
£1099 pp
Philippines Palawan Adventure

If you've only got time for just one of the Philippines' tropical destinations, Palawan is it. This eight-day tour brings you to the best of the province from El Nido's stunning karst stone formations to its turquoise waters and colourful marine life beyond the ocean's surface. Snorkel above colourful coral reefs, hike the rainforest, and venture through a subterranean river network by boat. 

What's Included

Snorkel above colourful coral reefs
Discover subterranean networks and cave systems
Savour beachside seafood barbecues
See stunning limestone karst formations
Wander along pristine beach coasts

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Itinerary

Itinerary

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting 1h18:00

The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your tour. Please note that normal check-in times apply at our start hotels, but you can usually store your luggage for the day if you arrive early.

Fly to stunning El Nido, known for its large limestone karsts emerging from the turquoise ocean.

Plane Manila – El Nido1h

Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually.

Meals included: Breakfast

Enjoy an included snorkelling tour and beach barbecue.

Snorkelling Tour El Nido

Jump into the clear, turquoise waters and explore the depths on a snorkelling tour. El Nido is famous for its amazing ecosystems, both above and below the water. With over 100 species of coral and hundreds of species of fish, there are lots to see below the waves.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Spend the day relaxing on the beach or opt to visit Bacuit Bay, Simezu Island, or Intalula Island.

Free Time El Nido Full Day

Spend the day in the waves, by the beach or exploring the area by bike.

Travel south to untouched Port Barton. After a short boat ride, arrive at a secluded beach resort and enjoy free time to soak up the beautiful surroundings.

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.

Private Vehicle El Nido – Port Barton 3h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Boat Port Barton15m

Climb aboard and get your float on.

Meals included: Breakfast

Spend another laid-back day in paradise. Opt to snorkel, hike through the rainforest to a waterfall, or relax on the beach.

Free Time Port Barton Full Day

Spend the day chilling out on the sand or cooling off in the waves.

Meals included: Breakfast

After a quick boat ride, drive to the capital Puerto Princesa. On the way, explore the underwater cave of the Subterranean River National Park on an included tour.

Boat Port Barton15m

Climb aboard and get your float on.

Private Vehicle Port Barton – Sabang4h-5h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park Visit Sabang

Take a boat ride through the famous subterranean river. The underground ecosystem is over 8km (5 mi) long with amazing rock formations, cave systems, wildlife and old growth forest. The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park was voted one of the New7Wonders of Nature in 2011.

Private Vehicle Sabang – Puerto Princesa1h

Settle in and scan the scenery from the convenience of a private vehicle.

Meals included: Breakfast

Tour the town visiting Bakers Hill and the Iwahig Penal Colony.

Puerto Princesa City Tour Puerto Princesa

Enjoy a tour of the area and learn about the history of the largest city in the Palawan province. Visit the Iwahig Penal Colony, where prisoners self-govern and maintain the prison and become farmers or fishermen with some of their families living nearby. Stop at Baker’s Hill a park with a bakery, pizza stand, snack bar and gift shop.

Meals included: Breakfast

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

Local Info

Language

The official language in the Philippines is Filipino.

The official language in the Philippines is Filipino.

Local Time

Bali is 8 hours ahead of United Kingdom

Bali is 8 hours ahead of United Kingdom

Currency

The Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) is the local currency.

Where to fly from

Fly from various UK airports, many with connecting flights

Fly from various UK airports, many with connecting flights