Palawan Philippines

Palawan its a small archipelago with one main island and a large set of relatively small islands around. Palawan with the neighboring islands – is the largest province in the Philippines. The island itself is 425 km long, and a width from 8 to 40 km. The area of the island is more than 12,000 sq.km. where more than 56% are forests. The central mountain range divides into two parts of Palawan, where the climate is different. The administrative center – city of Puerto Princesa located in the central part of the island.

SECURITY The island is considered one of the safest in the Philippine archipelago, there are no earthquakes and there is no volcano. Typhoons visiting the Philippines every year, go north, without provoking extraordinary situations on the island.

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Where to go on Palawan?

In the province of Palawan yet known and most interesting 9 places. This is the island’s capital and largest city – Puerto Princesa, Quezon town with its unique caves Tabone, Sabang village and entering into the world heritage Underground River, an unknown Port Barton, San Vicente is located where the longest beach in the Philippines – Long Beach, the old capital of the times Spanish colonization – Tay Tay, the pearl of the Philippine archipelago – El Nido and Coron Island (Busuanga), with its sunken ships and cleanest lakes in karst rocks. Below is listed a detailed description of these destanation of the island.

 

Moving around the island of Palawan

On the island you can travel by local buses – which is cheaper and longer, plus you need to communicate with the locals and have minimal information about where and how to get to. Bus terminal ⋙ On the vans in general or in individual execution with a driver – which is more expensive, faster and easier find in different directions. If you value comfort and on vacation prefer to just relax, choose individual transfers with driver. Transfers ⋙ If you want to see a little more, be yourself on the wheel and you have driver experience, choose a Motorcycle ⋙ or Rent a car ⋙ On a rented motorcycle or car drive around the island of Palawan much more more interestingly but more expensive.

Table of distances in kilometers

  Puerto Princesa Sabang Roxas Port Barton San Visente Tay Tay El Nido
Quezon 148 206 267 277 307 340 400
Sabang 74 133 144 174 206 266
Roxas 125 133 32 41 73 132
Port Barton 145 144 32 72 105 164
San Visente 177 174 41 72 56 116
Tay Tay 196 206 73 105 56 60
El Nido 267 266 132 164 116 60
01. Underground River tour from Puerto Princesa ★★★★
Location: Palawan / City: Puerto Princesa
2,150  (40 $)
Booked: (58) July (1) June (4)

The tour to the Underground River is for the whole day. Tour includ 1,5 hour air condition transfer from the hotel in Puerto Princesa (pick up at 7:50 – 8:40), lunch in Sabang, the boat to the river and through it, environmental fee and guide. FREE for children below 3 years old. Return back to the hotel or drop-of in the city at 5 PM.

01ab. Underground river tour and shared transfer to El Nido ★★★★★
Location: Palawan / City: Puerto Princesa
2,850  (53 $) 30% prepayment
Booked: (63) June (3)

1. Underground River tour Includ 1,5 hour air condition transfer from the hotel in Puerto Princesa (pick up at 7:30 – 8:30), lunch in Sabang, the boat to the river and through it, audio system, environmental fee, permit and guide. All inclusive! Free for children below 2 years not occupying a separate seat. 2. Transfer from Sabang (Underground River) to El Nido with a change to another minibus. If you need private van without change, click here ⋙

 

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