The island of Palawan is definitely among the most popular and attractive islands of the Philippines archipelago. Also, it is considered as one of the last natural frontiers of the nation, as well. The natural features and the beauty of Palawan and its environments are an inviting sight which attracts thousands upon thousands of tourists, both local and foreign, each year.
Thanks to the increasingly developing and flourishing tourism industry, this island is nowadays home to a vast number of Palawan resorts, restaurants, and hotels, all of which are blooming. In addition to these, there are also numerous Palawan tour packages, which can take you on an exhilarating trip, at a very reasonable price.
Comprehensive tour packages
The majority of Palawan tours offer highly comprehensive packages. These packages include a plethora of various activities, some of which are cliff climbing, kayaking, mountain trekking, diving and more. One of the most popular and noteworthy features is the tour of the famous Subterranean Underground River. The island of Palawan offers plenty of exotic natural attractions and is a place where all kinds of flora and fauna exist in perfect harmony. Once you reach Palawan, you can choose to start your Palawan adventure with tours that start either from the northern part or the southern part of the island.
The Northern tours
In the northern part of Palawan, you can engage in a large number of exciting activities. If you are a diving aficionado, you will enjoy wreck diving, For that matter, you should visit the Coron Palawan. This area is popular for wreck diving, largely because it is home to hundreds of Japanese shipwrecks, who were sent to the bottom of the sea during World War 2. Aside from the wreck driving, many tourists and diving fans prefer to take the northern route of their tours, because it is also home to an abundant and highly varied reef and coral life. The colorful and exotic marine life serves as an amazing underwater sight, and it is not difficult to spot large numbers of photographers, who wish to seize the opportunity and frame the breathtaking beauty of the Palawan’s marine life.
Another favorite attraction that can be easily found throughout Palawan is snorkeling. Aside from the pleasures of snorkeling itself, those who visit the Barracuda Island can get a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see 40-ft long barracudas, as well as some other exotic marine sea creatures. Many tourists also love snorkeling above shallow water, where all kinds of corals and reef grow on the tip of shipwrecks.
The Southern tours
The southern part of Palawan is famous mainly for its ecological sites. Climbing the mountain peaks and trekking the breathtaking cliffs will provide you with an astonishing view of the white sandy beaches and the coasts of southern Palawan.
Here, you can also have the pleasure of visiting the local ecological park, which is considered by many to be the sanctuary to many endangered animal species, such as the Palawan peacock pheasant, the Palawan mousedeer, and the cockatoos. To complete your experience, you can also visit the conservation park, as well.
Last, but not least, make sure to visit the St.Paul Subterranean River tour, which will provide you with amazing sights of beautiful stalagmites and stalactites and a relaxing experience.