Palawan is a very special place, even among Filipinos themselves: Palawan is a beautiful, tropical paradise with crystal clear water where you can kayak amidst towering island of sheer limestone walls. 

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Palawan is a very special place, even among Filipinos themselves: Palawan is a beautiful, tropical paradise with crystal clear water where you can kayak amidst towering island of sheer limestone walls. 

You'll have the chance to explore this stunning island with many exciting activities, such as boat riding in a subterranean river, snorkeling in the rich coral reefs, admiring the tropical landscape and kayaking amidst the rock formations.

This is a unique chance to get in touch with nature and enjoy perfect, turquoise ocean where you can have the adventure of a lifetime!

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Trip summary

  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Departure Puerto Princesa
  • End Puerto Princesa
  • Countries
    • Philippines
  • City
    • Ulugan Bay
    • Sabang
    • El Nido
    • Puerto Princesa
  • Theme Wild nature
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Ulugan Bay
    Day 1 Transfer by car

    Meet up at the Puerto Princesa airport and transfer to Ulugan Bay.

    A 30-minute boat ride then will take us to an island with white sandy beaches and surrounded by vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life.

    We'll spend the day snorkeling and enjoying the beach (the island's resident eagle might even join us!). Accomodation at rainforest cottages that are surrounded by trees and have sweeping views of Ulugan Bay.

    Visited places:
    • Puerto Princesa
    • Ulugan Bay
  • 2
    Sabang - Puerto Princesa Underground River
    Day 2 Transfer by car

    Transfer to Sabang, then we'll take an outrigger boat to the entrance of the Underground River. There we'll take a paddle boat deep into the river's tunnel, marveling at the unique environment and its many interesting formations.

    Hike through a jungle trail to spot monitor lizards. In the afternoon we take a paddle boat through a mangrove to learn about this rich ecosystem. After having our fill of seeing monkeys, tree snakes and various birds we'll drive back to our rainforest cottages overlooking Ulugan Bay.

    Visited places:
    • Ulugan Bay
    • Sabang
  • 3
    El Nido
    Day 3 Transfer by car

    We'll spend the morning traveling to El Nido. This will give us plenty of time to appreciate the scenery of inland Palawan.

    At El Nido we'll take a hike up one of its rock mountains and get a spectacular view of Bacuit Bay and its islands.

    Visited places:
    • Sabang
    • El Nido
  • 4
    Kayaking El Nido
    Day 4

    After taking some time in the morning to learn how to handle a sea kayak, we'll spend the whole day paddling amidst rock cliffs and sandy beaches. Every now and then we'll go ashore to better appreciate island features and to do some skin diving.

    Visited places:
    • El Nido
  • 5
    El Nido Islands
    Day 5

    We'll load our skin diving gear onto an outrigger boat and set off to experience the wonders of the various Bacuit Bay islands. After a day of spectacular beaches, rock formations and lagoons, we'll go back to El Nido town for our last night in paradise.

    Visited places:
    • El Nido
  • 6
    End of the tour
    Day 6 Transfer by car

    Transfer back to Puerto Princesa where we'll visit the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (also known as the Crocodile Farm). Our trip ends at the Puerto Princesa airport in the afternoon.


    You also have the option of flying out of El Nido aiport instead of driving back to Puerto Princesa.

    Visited places:
    • El Nido
    • Puerto Princesa
  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Land and sea transportation for the duration of the trip
    • Accomodation
    • All fees associated with the activities
    • Local guide
    • Kayak and skin diving equipment
    • Two packed lunches
    Price does not include
    • International and national flights
    • Meals (except two packed lunches). You'll be recommended local restaurants from your guide.
    • Travel insurance
    • Tips
    • Anything not explicitly mentioned