Planning a Palawan Tour Itinerary

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Palawan has been one of the most popular tourist spots in the Philippines. Now that the Underground River is recognized as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, a lot of tourists have shown interest in going to Palawan. If you are one of them, the best way to make a Palawan tour itinerary is to determine what you want to see and experience. One must keep in mind that Puerto Princesa, where the Underground River is located, is not the only must-see destination in Palawan. The municipalities of Coron and El Nido have become popular among tourists as well because of their extraordinary beaches and rock formations. To help you plan the perfect Palawan tour, you must know what each of these places can offer.

Puerto Princesa

Puerto Princesa Palawan | Hopping Buddies Travel & Tours

The Underground River is the most popular tourist destination in Puerto Princesa. However, a Palawan tour itinerary in this municipality can surely accommodate more. The Underground River tour would consume half of the day so there is plenty of time to explore Pandan Island, Honda Bay, and other beaches. One can also allot one whole day for tourist spots that can be traveled by land. The Crocodile Farm and Mitra’s Ranch are perfect for families too.

El Nido

El Nido, Palawan is famous for its cliffs, white sand beaches, hidden lagoons, and marine life. Some the activities offered in El Nido are diving, wind surfing, cliff climbing, kayaking, biking, and hiking. The breath-taking sights of El Nido provide a unique sense of serenity and peace. A Palawan tour in El Nido includes touring the big and small lagoons of Miniloc Island, visiting the Star Beach, Secret Beach, Payong-Payong Beach, and many others. Going there can be done from both Coron and Puerto Princesa.


Coron is perfect for those who love island hopping and snorkeling. The islands of Coron boast of beaches with clear water and colourful fishes. Rock formations also enhance the beautiful sights within the island. Coron island hopping is a wonderful experience because every island in this municipality has its own unique characteristics. There are shipwreck diving sites and caves to explore. A Palawan tour in Coron usually includes the Kayangan cove, which is the most popular spot for picture-perfect scenes, Siyete Pecados, Banol Beach, Twin Lagoon, Barracuda Lake, and Malcapuya island. Tourist Spots like Mount Tapyas can be travelled by foot.

A trip to Palawan gives tourists many options. And with each island, city, or municipality, there are already so many things to do and see. If you are looking for an affordable Palawan tour package, contact Hopping Buddies Travel & Tours.

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