Discover the charms of Puerto Princesa, Palawan! Visit some of the most famous places in the city like the Baywalk, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Crocodile Farm, Mitra’s Ranch, Baker’s Hill and more.
Puerto Princesa is one of the popular destinations in Palawan. Your trip to Palawan won’t be complete without visiting the famous heritage sites and other tourist spots within the city. When looking for trip deals, make sure your Palawan travel package includes a Puerto Princesa City tour.
One of the trip deals offered by Hopping Buddies Travel & Tours is an affordable Puerto Princesa City Tour package for only Php 2,000. This includes the service of a licensed tour guide, shed rentals, entrance fees and permits; and 2 nights accommodation at Inns.
Sites You may Visit in a Puerto Princesa City Tour
Immaculate Conception Cathedral
During the Spanish occupation in 1872, a small church was built in Barangay Liwanag, along Rizal avenue. In 1961, this small church was renovated and turned into a cathedral. The original architectural design of the church has been excellently preserved.
Plaza Cuartel in Puerto Princesa City is another Palawan heritage site. This used to be a Japanese garrison where 150 American prisoners were massacred. Today, Plaza Cuartel is part of the town complex.
Puerto Princesa City’s Baywalk
Looking for a quite time in the city? Puerto Princesa’s Baywalk is a nice place to relax, appreciate the beautiful view of the bay and listen to the soothing sounds of the waves. With the developments in the area, the Baywalk has become one of the most popular scenic spots for taking pictures.
Palawan Crocodile Farm
The official name of the Crocodile Farm is Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center. Palawan is known to have different breeds of crocodiles. During the tour, you will learn about the different breeds and how they are taken cared of. If you are brave enough, you can hold a baby crocodile and have your picture taken.
Get a stunning view of Puerto Princesa City from Mitra’s Ranch. This piece of paradise is owned by the family of the late Sen. Ramon Mitra. Want to have some fun? You’ll definitely love the Rancho Zipline Adventure. You can also take a ride on one of the horses and get a souvenir picture.
Baker’s Hill is located in Santa Monica Heights. This place is famous for their deliciously baked goodies like Hopia, Mamon, Cashew Tarts and other pastries. Walk around the park and be snap-happy with life-sized statues of your favorite characters. You’ll find statues of Marilyn Monroe, Donald Duck and others scattered within the area.
Butterfly Garden or Binuatan Weaving Center
Aside from crocodiles, Palawan is also known for their countless breed of butterflies. You will see all sorts of butterflies, flowers and even dragonflies in the garden. Scared of butterflies? Don’t worry! You can pass up on the Butterfly Garden tour and go to Binuatan Weaving Center instead.
Learn how your favorite handloom products are made in Binuatan Weaving Center. If you are looking for souvenirs, this is the best place to buy some.
Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm
Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm is an optional site you can add to your Puerto Princesa City tour.
If your schedule permits, we will take you to Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm. This facility was established during the American occupancy. It is rich in history and is considered as one of Palawan’s heritage sites. Get the chance to see the famous dancing inmates of Puerto Princesa perform to the tune of the latest hits!
Not interested in getting a tour package but would like to book a Puerto Princesa City Tour? You may do so for only Php 600 per person.
Can’t decide what to do in Puerto Princesa, Palawan? Join us in our Puerto Princesa City tour and other daily tours. Let us help you plan an unforgettable trip to Palawan. Contact us today!