Philippines Palawan Island Getaway

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  • No booking fees
  • COVID-19protected
  • CO2 neutral
  • City sightseeing
  • Local culture
  • Snorkeling
  • Active and outdoor
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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • max group size 12
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  • Starts Manila, Philippines
  • Ends El Nido, Philippines
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Tour with Flexible Booking Policy
  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
  • Choose a different tour Select a new tour run by the same tour operator within 30 days of departure.
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Contrast the chaos and bustle of city life in Manila with the relaxed way of life in Palawan. With an option to extend your trip on either end, you can focus on the stuff you want.
  • Take an evening adventure to the Iwahig River where you’ll see swarms of fireflies dancing at dusk. The natural beauty of the Philippines continues to shine, whatever time of day.
  • Enjoy a full day of island hopping and snorkelling off the coast of El Nido. Look to the bottom of these clear waters, and glide among the coral and tropical fish.
  • Have plenty of free time beachside to choose your own adventure – day trip to the pristine Nacpan Beach, selfguided kayaking adventure or a spot of shopping? You choose!
Starting in Manila and ending in El Nido, the "Philippines Palawan Island Getaway" tour is a guided active and outdoor trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Manila, Puerto Princesa and El Nido in the Philippines. "Philippines Palawan Island Getaway" is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Be mesmerised by the nature and people of the Philippines on this eight-day adventure from Manila to Palawan. Explore one of the greenest cities in the country, trek to the Batak tribe to meet some locals, stroll white-sand beaches and island hop around El Nido. Snorkel in the sapphire waters, discover the limestone caves of Sabang and see fireflies dancing at dusk at the Iwahig River. With plenty of free time to travel your own way, this is a beach getaway abounding with natural beauty, stunning landscapes and vibrant culture.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT INTREPID TRAVEL
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 110 reviews
  • Skylar
  • From USA
  • On Jan 01 2020
5 - Excellent
Skylar's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“Excellent”
  • Amber
  • From USA
  • On Jul 31 2018
5 - Excellent
Amber's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“This tour was fantastic.
My tour guide, Kelly, was super knowledgeable, funny, and a pleasure to be around!
The group of people from different countries, regions, and ages made it the best tour I have been on.

Below are a few highlights:
1. BBQ in the Grampians
2. Bay of Martyrs
3. Seeing koalas and kangaroos in their natural habitat
4. The scenery along the Great Ocean Road
5. A boomerang lesson
6. The entire trip was lovely.”
  • Gillian
  • From Australia
  • On Jul 26 2019
4 - Very Good
Gillian's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
“Very Good”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Manila
  • Day 2: Puerto Princesa
  • Day 3: San Rafael Beach
  • Day 4: San Rafael Beach
  • Day 5: El Nido
  • Day 6: El Nido
  • Day 7: El Nido
  • Day 8: El Nido
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotel (5 nights), Beach chalet (2 nights)
Meals
  • 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Transport
  • Boat , Jeepney , Private Minibus , Plane
Guide
  • An expert tour leader
Included Activities
  • Puerto Princesa - Iwahig River Firefly Boat trip
  • Sabang - Puerto Princesa Subterranean River boat trip
  • Sabang - Batak Tribe trek
  • El Nido - Island hopping boat trip & snorkelling
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Manila and from El Nido are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Philippines Palawan Island Getaway tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Philippines Palawan Island Getaway tour. You can cancel the tour up to 28 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 27 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 18 November 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 18 November 2021, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 27 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Philippines Palawan Island Getaway tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Philippines Palawan Island Getaway tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you:
  • The Island of Palawan is less developed than other South East Asian countries, so you might experience delays when ordering food at local restaurants and major festival periods can cause a hold-up in travel journeys. Despite the possibilities of delays, the laidback nature of this destination is well worth the wait.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene global standardised protocols have been adopted.
  • Departures will be limited to an average group size of 10 travellers to ensure COVID-19 safety for all travellers.
  • Hygiene and safety guidelines will be followed to ensure your well being is looked after during travels.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated. Children aged 17 years and under must present either a negative COVID-19 test, proof of recovery or proof of full vaccination. Any customer who is unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons can apply for an exemption. Customers must provide a medical certificate from a medical professional. These new safety measures apply on all trips, except for tours in Australia, New Zealand and the Cook Islands.
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