Puerto Princesa is huge. It says a lot about the city’s size when it takes you a couple of hours of winding, mountainous roads, plus a half-hour boat ride, to get from the airport to the Subterranean River, and still be in Puerto Princesa.
Coron is a popular destination, which means you’ll have plenty of choices when it comes to accommodation. You might want to book in advance, especially during peak season (summer months from March to May). Whether you want to spend luxuriously or stay within a budget, Coron has a lot of
Coron and the towns of Culion and Busuanga provide tourists with distinct destinations that are beautiful in their own ways. If you just want to get to any place in town, a tricycle can take you for just about P10. If you plan to explore the different islands and Coron’s
One of the things we liked about Coron is that the beautiful islands surrounding it are just a boat trip away, whether by chartering one or joining a group tour. Because of the ease and convenience of booking an excursion, it is easy to create an itinerary.
When it comes to food, Coron is expensive. One of the reasons is that locals import a lot of their ingredients from another province, Mindoro. Another reason might be that those who visit the town are mostly tourists, hence the higher prices.
El Nido town is divided into four main barangays (villages) that compose two peninsulas extending out of Bacuit Bay: Buena Suerte, Corong-corong, Maligaya, and Masagana. The town proper is found in the area parallel to the beach in Buena Suerte. You will find more resorts in Masagana – this is
The main jump-off point to the beautiful Calamianes Islands is Busuanga Airport (USU), also known as Francisco B. Reyes Airport. The latter is a short ride from Coron Town; there’s no traffic so you won’t even notice time passing by. For those who have a bit more time and would
The Calamianes consists of a handful of municipalities; one of which is Coron. These islands dot the rich and vibrant waters of Northern Palawan. Busuanga is the biggest and has two municipalities which are Busuanga and Coron. The latter is the center of tourism of the surrounding areas. This is
Most key attractions in El Nido are regulated by organizing them into “tour groups”. Group tours usually start at 9 AM and end between 4-5 PM. Lunch is included in the package, prepared by your boatmen. Remember to bring your own drinking water. Here’s a list of the tours available:
Here are sample itineraries for a party of two (2) with the breakdown of expenses, assuming that: Expenses are split between the party of 2 Dorm accommodation Point of origin is Puerto Princesa Airport – you are traveling by bus to El Nido, most of the day will be spent