Palawan is an island in the southwest of the Philippines. Most of the island is surrounded by tropical rainforest and is an island full of nature. For this reason, it has been nicknamed the last frontier of the Philippines, and some areas are registered as World Heritage Sites. The island is primarily a place of natural beauty, where you can appreciate a large number of wildlife.
- Sightseeing Spot 1 : Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
- Sightseeing Spot 2 : Honda Bay
- Sightseeing Spot 3 : Tubbataha Reef
- Sightseeing Spot 4 : Kayangan Lake
- Sightseeing Spot 5 : Punta Sebaling Beach
- Sightseeing Spot 6 : Big lagoon
Palawan is an island located in the southwest of the Philippines.
Since ancient times, Palawan has had trade with the Malays of Borneo and other islands, and has functioned as a port of call. In the Middle Ages, Malays settled and started growing crops. However, it was later conquered by the Spaniards. In modern times, it was ruled by the United States, but became independent after the war. After World War II, resort development for Westerners continued, and it has become a famous place.
Palawan has a tropical climate. The average temperature is 26 to 27 degrees Celsius throughout the year, and it is very warm throughout the year.
Filipino and English are official languages in the Philippines. Also, many indigenous languages are used, and Spanish was another official language until 1986.
Palawan is relatively safe in the Philippines. In the southern part of Palawan Island, security gradually deteriorates, and the possibility of getting involved in crime increases. Please be careful.
Palawan used to be a thriving area for agriculture, forestry, and fishing, but they were banned to protect the natural environment. Today, the mining industry is flourishing, and nickel and other minerals are being mined.
The Philippines is a multi-ethnic country with many ethnic groups. Tagalogs, Visayans, Moros, Chinese, Mestizo and even ethnic minorities live here.
The Philippines has the largest number of Christians, exceeding 80%. Others include Muslims and the Philippine Independent Church.
Philippine Peso is used.
Sightseeing Spot 1 : Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
National park in Palawan. The river flowing through the limestone caves in the park is 8km long. It is better to join a tour because you need to go through a procedure to see it.
Sightseeing Spot 2 : Honda Bay
With 16 islands scattered about, it is a popular place for island hopping tours. It is an island surrounded by white sandy beaches and beautiful coral reefs, and there are many people snorkeling.
Sightseeing Spot 3 : Tubbataha Reef
There are two large and small reefs off the east coast of Palawan Island. It has the largest beautiful coral reef in Southeast Asia and is home to many marine creatures such as tropical fish, green sea turtles and manta rays.
Sightseeing Spot 4 : Kayangan Lake
Kayangan Lake is a lake located in the northern part of Coron Island in the eastern part of the Philippines. There are tatsu, sea turtles, and stalactites in the lake. Some are snorkeling.
Sightseeing Spot 5 : Punta Sebaling Beach
This beach is located at the southernmost tip of Bugsuk Island, south of Pawalan Island. It is a place where you can enjoy nature with beautiful white sand beaches and green trees. Inhabited by wildlife.
Sightseeing Spot 6 : Big lagoon
There are many people enjoying snorkeling and kayaking. It is a place where you can enjoy nature in a quiet place of emerald green.
Palawan has a wide range of accommodation options. The nearest airport is Puerto Princesa International Airport. You can book flights and accommodation from the link below. Other languages are also supported.