30 days in Palawan Island Itinerary

30 days in Palawan Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Palawan Island travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Francisco B. Reyes, Ferry to El Nido
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El Nido
— 12 nights
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Port Barton
— 4 nights
Drive
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Puerto Princesa
— 12 nights
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El Nido

— 12 nights

Heaven on Earth

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Relax by the water at Marimegmeg Beach and Secret Lagoon Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Matinloc Island and Duli Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through Star Beach, kick back and relax at El Nido Airport Beach, head outdoors with Lio Beach, and head off the coast to Entalula Island.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the El Nido online trip builder.

Baghdad, Iraq to El Nido is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Philippine Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Port Barton.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Port Barton

— 4 nights
Visiting Cayoya Island and Paradise Island will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Palawan Easy Dive and White Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Port Barton visit planning site.

Traveling by car from El Nido to Port Barton takes 4.5 hours. June in Port Barton sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Port Barton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Puerto Princesa

— 12 nights

City in the Forest

A convenient place to stay when exploring the island, the city of Puerto Princesa sits on the coast in the center of the landmass.
Explore hidden gems such as Sabang Beach and Tubbataha Reef. Visiting Nagtabon Beach and Cowrie Island will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village, Head underground at Hundred Caves, explore the striking landscape at Ugong Rock, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Palaweno Brewery.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Puerto Princesa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port Barton to Puerto Princesa takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Palawan Island travel guide

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Beaches · Bodies of Water · Caves
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