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Puerto Princesa: Underground River and Firefly Watching Tour

1. Puerto Princesa: Underground River and Firefly Watching Tour

Begin the day with hotel pickup from downtown Puerto Princesa or the airport and head to Sabang Wharf, arriving around 8:00 AM. Board a pump boat and cruise into the mouth of the cave, home to monitor lizards, monkeys, snakes, and other wildlife, some of which is exclusive to Palawan. Following a short walk, ride a paddle boat to the Underground River and marvel at this unique natural wonder. Grab an audioguide and sail through the narrow waters, past stone walls with hundreds of years of history. Keep an out for interesting shapes and colors in the caves and on the walls. Upon return to the wharf, lunch will be served. Savor a feast of local cuisine and then set off on the optional excursions, either a zip-lining adventure or a peaceful mangrove paddle boat tour. Return to your hotel for some downtime before heading back out for the evening portion of the tour. Drive to an offsite restaurant for your dinner before heading on to a river located some 30 kilometers from the city center. Aside from the fireflies and the stars, you'll also see the water light up by the bioluminescent plankton. Following the tour of the estuary, return to the wharf and then to your hotel.

Puerto Princesa: Firefly Watching Bay Cruise with Dinner

2. Puerto Princesa: Firefly Watching Bay Cruise with Dinner

Delight in an unforgettable sunset experience looking towards Puerto Princesa Baywalk at dusk with glittering fireflies decorating the night sky. Learn fascinating facts about these creatures and the surrounding nature with your guide, and savor a delicious local buffet dinner. Start your romantic journey with pickup from your hotel and head to the water to board a motor boat to a floating restaurant. Enjoy your dinner while taking in stunning views from the sea. Once the sun sets, you'll be able to see the city lights in the distance. After your meal, hop back on the boat to the middle of the bay. Switch to a smaller boat to get closer to the mangroves where fireflies love to hang out. See the water lit up by the bioluminescent plankton living in the river. Once you've toured the estuary, head back to the wharf from where you'll be taken back to your hotel.

Puerto Princesa: Half-Day City Tour with Optional Massage

3. Puerto Princesa: Half-Day City Tour with Optional Massage

Spend a couple of hours in the morning or afternoon sunshine and discover the city of Puerto Princesa by visiting some of its famous locations within the city proper. First, visit the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, which is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the heart of Puerto Princesa. Roman Catholicism is an integral part of the lives of the locals. Next, head to Plaza Cuartel where you will find a World War II fort where prisoners of war were imprisoned. Continue to Puerto Princesa Baywalk, a popular spot where locals meet and eat. In the morning, it is full of joggers sweating it out even before the sun rises while in the afternoon families and students spend their leisure time here.  Located just 13 kilometers from the city center, visit the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center, home to crocodiles and other rescued wild animals. Continue your journey to Mitra's Ranch, which is the ancestral house of one of Puerto Princesa's prominent politicians, the former House Speaker Ramon Mitra Jr. Taste the famous Hopia at Baker's Hill, which is a theme park with a lovely garden of larger-than-life statues of well-loved cartoon characters. Visit Binuatan Creations Weaving Center where the locals make a living by weaving. Last but not least, stop at a local shop to buy famous Palawan delicacies and souvenirs to take home to your family and friends. Upgrade your tour to include an optional relaxing 60 or 100-minute full body massage (dry, oil, hot stone, or placenta). You will be dropped off at the massage place and you can also select hotel drop-off service after massage for an extra charge, upon booking.

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What people are saying about Puerto Princesa Baywalk Pier

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 32 reviews

no regrets for choosing this agency..tour was so great and with the group that we meet was excellent.. first booking went so well until the last tour that we book.. and we definitely book Gain..thumbs up

Really good value for money, efficient and prompt, very knowledgeable and friendly guides. Happy to do what you want to give a great experience

Interesting little tour that highlights some of the attractions around Puerto Princesa with lots of chances to purchase souvenirs

Too much rain shut down underground but we still enjoyed a tour and the guides were great

Fun, comfortable and very informative tour! Thanks to our guide and driver!