You will discover bizarre rock formations, huge cave systems and the longest underground river in the world. Your perfect trip is characterized by lively and world-famous places, as well as by quiet regions in which tourism is only just developing.
Itinerary Palawan - Special
Two weeks round trip in the Philippines
Palawan & Coron
Metro Manila is the ideal starting point thanks to the international airport.
Manila shows itself with historical buildings that tell the story of the Philippines, green parks, museums, skyscrapers and shopping malls of the highest class. Try Asian delicacies and plunge into Filipino life.
Your vacation has started!
- Intramuros fortress town
- Rizal Park
- Manila Baywalk
- Makati financial center
- Pasay City
- Taal Volcano National Park
- Pagsanjan Falls
- Mount Pinatubo
Puerto Princesa, the capital of Palawan, is the linchpin for a tour of the island. The small town can be explored well within a day. If you want, you can do the first island hopping tour at Honda Bay. Before you continue, don't forget to withdraw enough cash in Puerto Princesa.
- Puerto Princesa city
- Butterfly park
- Batak tribal village
- Palawan Wildlife Rescue and
Getting to Puerto Princesa:
From Manila there are direct flights to Puerto Princesa (Puerto Princesa International Airport) several times a day. The flight takes just under 1.5 hours.
Either you do a day tour from Puerto Princesa to marvel at the longest underground river in the world or you stay in the small town of Sabang, as we recommend. On the way to Sabang you can visit Ugong Rock and away from the tourist trails you sometimes have Sabang Beach all to yourself. If you are looking for some action and activities, rent a quad or climb Mount Bloomfiled. .
- Ugong rock
- Underground River in the Subterranean River National Park
- Quad tour in the green mountains
- Hike up Mount Bloomfiled
Arrival in Sabang:
From Puerto Princesa by minivan to Sabang. Duration about 2 hours. Tickets are available from 200 php (4 euros). The best way to get to Ugong Rock is to hire a private driver.
Port Barton is an absolute must. The small village is slowly blossoming into tourism and developing. Nevertheless, the small town consists of only a few sandy paths and you will find peace and relaxation. The Iceland hopping tour is absolutely amazing. The restaurants are excellent and the nights end with reggae music on the beach. With the scooter you will discover the surrounding beaches and hidden waterfalls. The Long Beach in San Vicente is also easy to reach from Port Barton.
Attractions Port Barton:
- Iceland - hopping
- Coconut Beach
- White Beach
- Pamuayan Falls
- Long Beach
Getting to Port Barton:
From Sabang by minivan to Port Barton. Duration about 3 - 4 hours. Tickets are available from 600 php (10 euros).
From Puerto Princesa by minivan to Port Barton. Duration about 3 - 4 hours. Tickets are available from 450 php (8 euros).
It is clear that El Nido is no longer an insider tip. It can get very busy during peak travel times. No wonder, because the island hopping tours are indescribable. The scenery in the Bacuit archipelago is surreally beautiful and the water is crystal clear. Depending on how many island hopping tours you want to do, you should determine your number of nights. In the evening, you can celebrate extravagantly or relax with live music on the beach. Be sure to rent a scooter and visit the other beaches on the mainland. If you decide to stay 4 nights, we recommend spending the first 2 nights at Nacpan Beach. The calm before the storm, so to speak.
Attractions El Nido:
- Iceland - hopping (Tour A - D)
- Nacpan Beach
- Duli Beach
- Las Cabanas Beach
- Limestone rock Taraw Peak
How to get to El Nido:
From Port Barton by minivan to El Nido. Duration about 4 - 5 hours. Tickets are available from 600 php (11 euros). Tickets can be booked on site.
After the lively El Nido you will look forward to some rest and relaxation in Coron. As a diver you explore the old shipwrecks, as a sun worshiper you visit the different beaches and for everyone: Iceland hopping to the crystal-clear lakes. For Coron itself, 3 nights should be planned. Divers can safely extend 1 or 2 nights.
Optional: Do you fancy a real adventure away from the other tourists? Then we recommend a 3 or 5 day expedition cruise between El Nido and Coron.
- Island hopping
- Beach hopping
- Calauit Island
- Maquinite Springs
- wreck diving
From El Nido by ferry (fast ferry) to Coron. Duration 3 - 5 hours. Tickets are available from 1900 php (32 euros). Or you choose the expedition trip between El Nido and Coron.
You have the following options:
- There are direct flights to Coron (Francisco B. Reyes Airport) several times a day Manila or Cebu City.
- Do you have a few days left? Fancy in that Visayas to travel or to Luzon, in the green north of the Philippines? Check out our others Itineraries and combine them.
- Mix & Match: imagine yours individual itinerary together.
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