3 days, 2 nights: My Puerto Princesa(Palawan) Itinerary with Kids

August 31, 2010

My Puerto Princesa (Palawan) Itinerary with Kids
(3 days, 2 nights)

Departure from Manila, Arrival at Puerto Princesa,
Honda Bay Island Hopping (Pandan Island, Snake Island, Starfish Island)
5:30 AM
Leave the house and go to the Manila Domestic Airport      
7:00 AM 
Arrival at the Manila Domestic Airport    
8:00 AM 
Departure from Manila via Philippine Airlines, Cebu Pacific, Air Philippines 
  • other airlines flying to Puerto Princesa: Zest Air; the first flight of Zest Air is an afternoon flight so this is not option using this itinerary.
9:20 AM 
Arrival at Puerto Princesa Airport     
  • In 2009, Puerto Princesa airport arrival area has not been fully constructed. We got our luggage in one carousel at the side of the Puerto Princesa airport departure area. They prioritized construction of the departure area so the departure area building is completely built 
  • We were picked up by Joseph Hidalgo of Wildrock Travel and Tours. See his rates and contact information 
10:30 AM 
Check-in at Casa Linda Inn
  • Casa Linda Inn is only 5 minutes ride from the airport
12:00 PM        
Pickup by Wildrock Tours for the Honda Bay Island hopping

1:00 PM 
Arrival at Sta. Lourdes Wharf
2:00 PM 
Arrival at Pandan Island: snorkeling, swimming
3:00 PM 
Arrival at Snake Island: snorkeling, swimming
4:00 PM 
Arrival at Starfish Island: snorkeling, swimming
5:00 PM         
Leave Starfish Island  and head back to the wharf
6:30 PM      
Stop over at Vietnamese village and Vietville restaurant to take out Vietnamese food
7:00 PM 
Dinner at Casa Linda Inn

Day 2
Underground River Tour
Click  here  to view of our Underground River Tour with kids courtesy of Wildrock Tours.
See article on what kids will like about the Underground River Tour 
See going on your own, if you do not want to go on tour.

6 AM         
Travel from Puerto Princesa to Sabang Beach
10AM-12:00 PM 
Swimming at Sabang Beach while waiting for our turn to ride the outrigger to the Underground River Park
12:00 PM-1:00 PM 
Buffet Lunch at Tamaraw Resort
1:00 PM -1:30 PM 
Boat ride going to the Underground River Park
1:30 PM -3:00 PM 
Line up and take the Boat Tour inside the Underground River
  • The Underground River Boat Tour only takes 30 minutes. The length of time you stay at the Underground River Park also depends on the length of time it takes to line up for the Underground River Boat Tour
3:00 PM-3:30 PM 
Boat ride from the Underground River Park going back to Sabang Beach
4:00 PM 
Depart Sabang Beach
6:00 PM 
Arrival at Casa Linda Inn
7:00 PM 
Dinner at Ka Lui Restaurant or Kinabuch
  • Ka Lui Restaurant and Kinabuch are just walking distance from Casa Linda Inn.
  • Kinabuch serves the tamilok, a wood worm, which is Palawan's famous delicacy
Day 3
Puerto Princesa City Tour, Departure from Puerto Princesa, Arrival in Manila
8:00 AM 
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Puerto Princesa City Tour
12:00 PM
Lunch at Ong's maki house near Casa Linda Inn
3:00 PM 
Departure from Casa Linda Inn
5:10 PM
Departure from Puerto Princesa
6:50 PM
Arrival in Manila

Pasalubong and souvenirs
Total cost of trip