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- Discover the beauty of the Philippines and its Palawan archipelago on this trip from Manila to Puerto Princesa.
- Have an unforgettable journey as you embark on a traditional boat trip in the bay of El Nido and visit the Puerto Princesa Underground River.
- You will stay in 3*/4* accommodation along the way and can choose from a 9, 11 or 14-night trip - What are you waiting for?
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Your Destinations —
Your Itinerary In Brief —
9-night tour: 1 night in Manila + 3 nights in Puerto Princesa + 5 nights in El Nido
11 night tour: 1 night in Manila + 3 nights in Puerto Princesa + 7 nights in El Nido
14-night tour: 1 night in Manila + 3 nights in Puerto Princesa + 10 nights in El Nido
Your Itinerary —
Arrival to Manila. Private transfer to the hotel. Explore St. Augustine's Church, the oldest stone church in Manila, founded in the 17th century by the Augustinians, Casa Manila, a 19th century bourgeois residence, restored after the destruction of the Second World War and the Silahis Center, which exhibits art and crafts from the various islands of the Philippine archipelago. Accommodation and overnight at Diamond Hotel 5 * in a Deluxe room.
Breakfast at the hotel and pick up in the lobby to take the flight from Manila to Puerto Princesa. Arrival in Puerto Princesa, meeting and welcome by the resort representative. Private transfer from the airport to Sheridan Boutique Hotel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Check-in at the hotel. Accommodation at the Sheridan Boutique Hotel, in Puerto Princesa. in a superior room.
Day 3: Boat trip in Honda Bay (Breakfast & Lunch)
Breakfast at the resort. Pick up time at the resort lobby. Head to Bahia Honda for a fantastic tour with lunch and with other guests, on the east side of the island of Palawan, and we make stops on smaller islands known for their white sand beaches and their possibilities as a diving environment. You can swim and snorkel along the reef, which can be seen near the surface of the water, as well as up to 24 meters deep. Admire corals and tropical fish, and watch the starfish on Starfish Island.
The island of Luli receives its name from the phrase "Lulubog-Lilitaw". It means sinking and rising, since the island disappears at high tide. Cowrie Island is home to thatched-roof cabins overlooking the water, providing a resort-style atmosphere. After the tour, return to the hotel. Overnight accommodation at Sheridan Boutique, in a Superior Room.
This most popular tour in Puerto Princesa, the Underground River is a protected area of the Philippines located about 80 kilometers (50 mi) north of the city center of Puerto Princesa, Palawan and is the longest navigable underground river in the world and is now one of the "new seven wonders of nature" The tour highlights monitor lizards and monkeys through a short path in the forest; century old mangrove and the stalagmites and stalactites formation at the St. Paul Subterranean River.After the amazing tour at Underground River, feel refresh and experience the ambiance of Gusto Grill & Resto and enjoy the buffet lunch serve. They Serve Filipino dishes and different grilled fish fresh from the sea of Puerto Princesa. The restaurant is located near the dock, where the boats or bancas from to the Underground River are all docked. After the tour going back to the resort.
Overnight accommodation at Sheridan Boutique Hotel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
Day 5: Transfer to El Nido (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the hotel. Pick-up at the hotel lobby for private transfer to El Nido (estimated 5 to 6 hours of travel by land). Arrival at Silk Lio and check-in. Overnight accommodation at Silk Lio Resort, in a Deluxe Forest room.
Breakfast at the resort. Pick up time at the resort lobby. Proceed for El Nido Island Hopping Tour C (Seat in Coach) joined with other guests. El Nido is known for its beautiful powdery white sand beaches and limestone rock formations. It will take you on a journey to beautiful islands, beaches and snorkeling spots.
By just looking its shape, you will already know why it’s called the Helicopter Island. Some people had a hard time associating its shape with just 20 minutes away from El Nido town by boat, Helicopter Island features a nice, long white-sand beach, crystal-clear waters and towering karst formations projecting from a dense tropical forest on both of the island.
Matinloc shrine Is an abandoned site hidden at the foot of towering karst cliffs on the western coast of Matinloc Island. More formally known as the Shrine of Our Lady of Matinloc, it was built in 1982. The place has been completely neglected (with the main building almost empty), but tourists are still allowed to visit. While others may find this as a spiritual oasis, most tours make a stop here for the view.
Is another spectacular snorkeling site featuring the wonders and beauty of the coral reefs, colorful fish, star fish and sea urchins. 30 meters out and 15 meters down more often than not you’ll see some turtles
The swimming area resembles a natural infinity pool with crystal clear waters. The serenity of the place is manifested with the whistling of birds. You’ll have to swim for five minutes ten it gets to be waist to knee deep as you walk to the beach tucked in on the left hand side. Better to try to float as the corals and rocks can scratch you. If you are facing the beach on the right hand side you’ll see nemo. After the tour, back to the hotel. Overnight Accommodation at Seda Lio Resort using Deluxe Resort Room.
Day 7: Transfer to El Nido (Breakfast)
Breakfast at the resort. At 9am be picked up at the lobby of the resort.Proceed for El Nido Island Hopping Tour A. (Seat in Coach) joined w/ other guest.
In this tour, you can discover beautiful lagoons, beaches and snorkeling spots where you can swim and admire the corals, the colorful fauna and its hundreds of fish species. It is a place where you can just relax and enjoy the simple pleasures of exploring the hidden wonders of each lagoon. The Small and Big Lagoon’s tranquil turquoise-green waters of its orchid-lined limestone walls, showcase a kaleidoscope of marine life. Shimizu is an island with stunning limestone cliffs where “Balinsasayaw” (swiftlets) nest and produces the much sought after bird’s nest soup, believed by Asians to have healing properties.
After the tour, back to the hotel. Overnight Accommodation at Seda Lio Resort in a Deluxe Forest Room.
Breakfasts at the Resort. Free days. Accommodation at Silk Lio Resort, in a Deluxe Forest room.
Day 10 or 12 or 15 - El Nido - Manila
Breakfast at the resort. Pick-up in the lobby for private transfer to El Nido airport, where you will fly to Manila, where we met with the representative of Masaya Wonderland. Once there, take the private transfer to the Manila airport to take the flight back home.
Your Tour Hotels —
Our members will stay at the following hotels with meals included as per itinerary.
Puerto Princesa: Sheridan Beach 4* in a Superior Room
El Nido: Silk Lio Resort 5* in a Deluxe Forest Room
Sleeps up to
Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed. If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.
Your Journey —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Transfers are included.
For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.