The island of Palawan, located in the Philippines, has been named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. With over 1,200 miles of beautiful coastline and over 1,750 islands, there are no words to describe the beauty of this island.
This island consists of many fishing villages and its beauty cannot be described in words. Although this island is quite developed, there is no shortage of natural beauty here.
Tourists from all over the world have lined up to witness the beauty, calmness, and tranquility of this island. No matter which part of the world you come from, this island is sure to be a great exotic destination for your journey.
If you are planning a trip to Palawan Island, be sure to check the weather conditions before booking your tickets. Because the island has a long rainy season, it’s important to do some research before visiting. The island’s dry season is not very hot and is quite humid. During the dry season, the rains are quite less and that period can be said to be the best time to visit this island. Therefore, it is advisable to visit Palawan Islands in early March of the year.
Beautiful places you can visit in Palawan Island
Tourists have many places to visit in the beautiful island of Palawan. Among them, Puerto Princesa, El Nido and Taytay are the most popular among tourists.
1. Puerto Princesa
Puerto Princesa City, considered the capital of Palawan, is very popular among tourists. The city has a number of beautiful places for tourists to explore. Therefore, this city has become a wonderful destination for every tourist who comes to Palawan. You can also go on an adventure trip to the Subterranean River in Puerto Princesa, which has been designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
During your trip, don’t forget to visit the islands around Honda Bay and enjoy seafood and other delicacies at the restaurants along the beach. For those visiting Palawan, Puerto Princesa City will be an unforgettable destination.
2. El Nido
For a person who loves the beauty of nature, it is correct to mention El Nido as the most beautiful destination in Palawan tour. This is north of the mainland. The island of El Nido features majestic karst mountains that are a haven for adventure activities. This island is a place where you can see the underwater scenery. This is a sanctuary for exotic wildlife as well as various types of fish.
If you are visiting Palawan, don’t forget to visit El Nido. Because this will be an unforgettable destination in your travel career.
You can see Taytay on your way to Puerto Princesa. This group of islands lies to the right of El Nido. Taytay Fort was built in 1667, Pinto Art Museum, Tres Escalon Falls and Blanco Family Art Museum in Taytay will add unforgettable experiences to your trip.
Activities you can do while visiting Palawan
According to frequent travelers to Palawan, spending the night in Palawan Island is a beautiful thing. And there are many activities that you can do when you visit Palawan.
Dubbed the first national marine park in the Philippines, Tubbataha Coral Reef National Park is famous for reef diving. There are many species of coral reefs of different types. If you want to add a wonderful experience to your Palawan trip by diving in the reefs, this is the place to be. This underwater sanctuary has also been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Watching the sunset at San Vicente Long Beach
Between El Nido and Puerto Princesa, there is another wonderful town where you can stop and enjoy the beauty. That city is called San Vicente. The city is home to Long Beach, also known as the longest beach and continuous white sand beach in the Palawan Islands. One of the quieter beaches in the Philippines, San Vicente is a wonderful place to soak up the sun. If you come to Palawan, try this wonderful experience. It will surely brighten up your trip.
Exploring Tabon Caves
Tabon Caves is located in Quezon City, Southern Palawan. Tabon Caves is the perfect place for adventure seekers. Travelers who want to spice up their trip with many adventurous experiences should also explore these Tabon Caves. These caves are a very important archaeological site. Exploring these caves will undoubtedly be one of the best destinations for your trip.
Something to know:
The best restaurants in the Philippines are located in Palawan. This restaurant caters to your needs by providing both local and foreign food and drinks according to your taste. Among these restaurants, Reef Cafe and Tambok’s El Nido are popular among tourists.
Hotels where you can stay in Palawan
Princesa Garden Island Resort
Price per night: INR 10,515 onwards
Padrones Rd. 2,
Barangay San Pedro,
Price per night: INR 5,660 onwards
Price per night: INR 4,346 onwards
If you are coming from a foreign country to see the beauty of Palawan, you can make your trip easier by staying at the above-mentioned hotels with excellent amenities.
How to get to Palawan?
You can book your tickets to one of the 4 airports in Palawan.
1. Puerto Princesa Airport
2. El Nido Airport
3. Cesar Lim Rodriguez Airport
4. Francisco Reyes Airport
Book your flights to the above-mentioned airports. That way you can easily reach Palawan.
Tourists can reach Palawan via ships from the Port of Manila anchored in Puerto Princesa and Coron.
So, visit Palawan whenever you can to have many amazing and beautiful experiences. This will be a wonderful destination for your vacation.
So if you are going to Palawan, may the Palawan trip be a wonderful destination full of fond memories and experiences!