Best of Palawan
7 Days / 6 Nights
Expore one of the most stunning island of the Philippines: Palawan. Take a tour of the Underground River National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, relax at Honda Bay, soak up the beauties of nature at Flower Island Resort, an exclusive sanctuary that allows one to be closer to nature and enjoy its serene ambience. Finally discover El Nido, the white-sand beaches, coral reefs and steep karst cliffs of the Bacuit Archipelago.
Our itineraries are suggestions and are fully customisable according to your needs, interests and budget.
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Day 1. Arrive Palawan (-/-/-)
Take the morning flight from Manila to Palawan. Upon arrival in Puerto Princesa you will be met by our local tour representative who will take you to the St. Paul Subterranean River National Park. This 39 km2 UNESCO World Heritage Site offers spectacular mountains and cliffs, sandy beaches, plentiful wildlife, and the spectacular underground river. As one of the longest underground rivers in the world, it flows underneath limestone cliffs for about 8 km and surfaces from a cave mouth into the South China Sea at St. Paul Bay. Visit the cave in canoes and explore the ancient caverns with unique stalactite and stalagmite formations. The park is also home to an astounding number of flora and fauna. It is common to see wild monkeys, as well as lizards and wild birds. After the visit proceed to Astoria Palawan, a seaside resort located off the coast of Honda Bay. Check-in and overnight.
Day 2. Honda Bay (B/-/-)
The day will be spent free at leisure. Laze by the pool, sunbathe or try out the resort’s water sports facilities. Overnight.
Day 3. Honda Bay - Taytay - Flower Island Resort (B/-/-)
Breakfast. Prepare for a 3-hour journey that passes through the countryside scenery of Puerto Princesa until your reach the town of Taytay where you will board a boat for a 30-minute ride to the Flower Island Resort, an exclusive sanctuary that allows one to be closer to nature and enjoy its serene ambience. Check in. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4. Flower Island Resort (B/-/-)
After breakfast visit a nearby pearl farm where guests can learn about the miraculous birth of the Philippines' National Gem in the pristine waters of Palawan. The Golden Pearl is the rarest and most exquisite of all the pearls from anywhere in the world. Many different countries produce white pearls, black pearls and even multi-coloured but the South Sea Golden Pearl is the most difficult to produce and is all completely natural. Afterwards, proceed to a secluded island for a picnic lunch. Return to the resort in the afternoon, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5. Flower Island Resort - Taytay - El Nido (B/-/-)
Breakfast. Travel back by boat to the mainland of Taytay and take another 90-minute transfer by van to El Nido where a resort representative will take you to the Miniloc Island Resort. Check in at Miniloc Island Resort. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6. El Nido (B/-/-)
Breakfast. The day will be spent enjoying the unrivalled beauty of El Nido. This pristine marine environment is characterized by massive limestone formations bordered with powdery white sand beaches, some of which conceal lagoons and caves. Dive or snorkel in its pristine waters, go kayaking in one of its lagoons, trek in one of its nature trails at Cadlao Island, or simply lie on one of its white sandy beaches and soak in the sun. Overnight at the resort.
Day 7. El Nido - Manila - Departure (B/-/-)
Breakfast. Check out and transfer to El Nido Airport for your return flight to Manila. Upon arrival in Manila, transfer to the International airport to board your flight for your onward destination.
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS FROM £1,670 per person
+ domestic and international flights
based on 2 people travelling together
The price includes:
Two (2) nights accommodation in Astoria Palawan
Three (3) nights accommodation in Flower Island Resort
with fullboard meals starting from dinner on Day 3 to breakfast on Day 5, tour of the pearl farm (on weekdays only), picnic lunch, and use of non-motorized water sports equipment
Two (2) nights accommodation in El Nido Resorts Miniloc Island
with full board meals, resort-programmed activities and use of non-motorized water sports equipment at El Nido Miniloc Island Resort; (Note: Inclusive of compulsory 3 nights stay during peak season as required by resort)
Puerto Princesa Underground River Tour with private land transportation, boat transfers, lunch, entrance fees and services of a local English-speaking guide
Land and boat transfers Astoria Palawan-Flower Island Resort-El Nido Airport
Land and boat transfers El Nido Airport-Miniloc Island Resort-El Nido Airport
The price does not include:
Return flights from the UK to Manila. Domestic flights in the Philippines. Request a quote from us.
Anything not specifically mentioned above.
Optional tours, camera fees.
Tips to the guide and driver, porters and waiters.
Personal costs such as drinks, laundry, etc.
Peak season surcharges
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