El Nido Beaches & Caves Island Hopping Private Tour | Snake Island, Popolkan Island & Cathedral Cave
Join this island-hopping tour that will take you to El Nido’s finest beaches and caves. This private tour is perfect for travelers who have a penchant for natural, rugged wonders and serene, unspoiled beaches. This tour includes roundtrip licensed boat transfers, entrance fees to all destinations, and the services of a guide. Please note that this tour does not include lunch and hotel transfers to and from the port.
You will meet up with your guide in the morning at the El Nido Port in Barangay Buena Suerte. Once there, your guide will discuss the day’s itinerary, starting with your first destination of the day, Popolkan Island. This island has a beautiful stretch of white sand and azure waters, perfect for snorkeling. Here, you may swim and snorkel to your heart’s content.
Next, you will head to Cudugnon Cave. This unique cultural landmark is believed to be a Neolithic burial place for people from Borneo. You can see various artifacts inside the cave, such as human bones, pottery, and jewelry pieces, to name a few. Aside from the artifacts, its exquisite stalactites and stalagmites will also leave you standing in awe.
From there, you will then make your way to Cathedral Cave. Distinct for its tapered high-ceiling entrance and pitch-dark depths, the cave is one of El Nido’s mysterious marvels. The extraordinary rock formation of the cave is an ideal backdrop for your travel photos.
Next, you will pay a visit to Snake Island, another popular El Nido destination. It has been named such because of the shape of the sandbar resembling the creature. Take out your camera and snap a shot of this postcard-worthy destination before heading to your next stop.
Your last stop will be Pinagbuyutan Island, also called Inabuyatan Island. The island features towering limestone cliffs that make it picturesque from any angle. On top of that, the site also has a rich aquatic ecosystem perfect for snorkeling.
While here, put on your mask and snorkel to see the vibrant marine life. Take a dip in the unspoiled beach or walk along the powdery white sand before heading back to the port.
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This is a private tour. Ecotourism Development Fund and Lagoon Fee are not yet included. 200 pesos per person will be collected by the tour coordinator for the ecotourism development fund (ETDF) for El Nido, this is valid for 10 days, and another 200 pesos will be collected for big lagoon fee. If you already have one or paid the ETDF through other tourism establishments please show your receipt so you don't have to pay it again. Kayaks are also available for rent at 250 pesos to be paid on-site subject to availability. Other optional activities that may be available on-site should be paid in cash. Guests may snorkel during the island hopping so prepare gears such as fins, tails, snorkel masks, and comfortable swimwear.
Children Friendly: Yes! Children 0-1 are free of charge.
Pet Friendly: Yes!
Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes!
Recommended meet up time is 8:00AM at Spider Travel and Tours Office in Zone 3 Hama Street Barangay Masagana El Nido Palawan near Gusto Gelato and Altrove Pizza. To change the meet up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.
The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.
The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Tour cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your scheduled tour subject to approval.
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