El Nido New Ibajay Ille Cave Private Land Tour E

Visit Ille Cave in El Nido
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El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
5 hours
English, Tagalog
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Explore a different side of El Nido, Palawan through this day tour to the Ille Cave in New Ibajay. This is a perfect experience for history buffs as the limestone cave is where important artifacts in the Philippines were found. This tour already comes with land transfers to and from the cave and the service of a guide. You may also purchase packed lunch as an add-on to this tour.

On the day of your tour, you will be picked up from an agreed-upon spot within El Nido. After settling in the vehicle, you will exit the El Nido town proper and make your way to barangay New Ibajay. As you approach the cave, you will find it towering over vast fields and groups of verdant trees in a lush valley called Dewil Valley. While the scene is already a picturesque sight to see, the real appeal of the place is located inside the limestone cavern. 

At the entrance to the caverns are boards that explain the historical significance of both the cave itself and the artifacts that were excavated here. Among them are human remains that are said to have been from 9,000 years ago, evidence of stone tools, and earthenware. You will also come across bones of tigers that are believed to have lived thousands of years ago as well. 

Depending on the weather, you may also opt to climb to the top of the cave. However, the rocks inside can be slippery, so make sure to practice extra caution when climbing. At the top, you will have a scenic view of the valley and the other nearby limestone formations. If you booked packed lunch as an add-on, you can enjoy it when you take a break from exploring the cave.

Learn about the rich history of one of the most impressive caverns of El Nido, Palawan by booking this day tour to Ille Cave in New Ibajay. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Free pick-up and drop off from El Nido
El Nido Private land tour with tour guide assistance
Tour Itinerary: Ille Cave in New Ibajay
Private air-conditioned van transfers
Not Included: Lunch, Eco Tourism Development Fund, Tips, and Gratuities




Outdoor Activities

What to bring

Camera, phone, charger, and power bank
Extra money in Philippine Peso Currency
Personal drinking water and or snacks
Personal medicine
Personal sanitizing alcohol and face mask
Covid-19 vaccination card and valid ID

Good to know

This is a private tour. Lunch is not yet included, but you may have a packed lunch as an add-on which will be served during the tour. Eco Tourism Development Fund will be paid on site.

Children Friendly: Yes! Children 0-3 are free of charge.

Pet Friendly: Yes!

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes!

Pick-up time is at 9:00 AM Philippine Standard Time from any hotel in El Nido. To change the pick-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.

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