Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels

Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels
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Summary

Tour starts
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Starting time
Flexible
Duration
10 days
Ending place
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Description

Spend time exploring Palawan when you book this El Nido to Coron backpacking tour package. This Philippine tour package is perfect for those who can’t decide between Coron or El Nido, as you will be visiting both Palawan destinations. This Philippine vacation package comes with roundtrip flights (Manila - El Nido, Coron - El Nido) with a 20kg baggage allowance, 9 nights in budget or comfort level accommodations, daily breakfast, land transfers, and tours in Coron and El Nido. You may also book add-on tours to your Philippine itinerary of 10 days. 

Before you head to Palawan, you will spend a night in Manila. During your stay here, you can explore on your own or book an add-on shared Manila Intramuros walking tour so you can learn a little bit about the history of the Philippine capital.

On day 2, you will head to El Nido. After checking in at your accommodations here, you are free to explore El Nido on your own, or you can book an add-on experience. You can choose to go on a shared land tour to Lio Beach, Nacpan Beach, and Bulalacao Waterfalls, enjoy a zipline ride at Las Cabanas Beach, or experience a canopy walk up in Taraw Cliff.

Afterward, you’ll have two island-hopping tours in El Nido. The first one, Tour A, will bring you to Big Lagoon, Secret Lagoon, Payong-Payong Beach, Shimizu Island, and Seven Commandos Beach. Tour D, which you will enjoy on day 4, will take you to Small Lagoon, Cadlao Lagoon, Nat-Nat Beach, Pasandingan Cove, and Paradise Beach.

From days 5 to 7, you will be making your way from El Nido to Coron via an Expedition Island Tour. On your way to Coron, you will be visiting islands and beaches, staying the night in some of them. 

On day 8, you will have a chance to explore Coron Town via a complimentary tour. You will visit Lualhati Park, St. Augustine Church, Mt. Tapyas View Deck, and Maquinit Hot Springs. You will have one more full day in Coron, and you may book an add-on island hopping tour, which will take you to stops, including Kayangan Lake, Twin Lagoon, and Barracuda Lake.

Finally, on day 10, check out of your Coron accommodations and wait for your driver to pick you up so you can head to Busuanga Airport and catch your flight back to Manila.

Explore El Nido and Coron when you book this Palawan backpacking tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Included

1 night accommodation in a comfort level hotel or similar in Manila
5 nights accommodation in a budget level hotel or similar in El Nido
3 nights accommodation in a comfort level hotel or similar in Coron
Roundtrip airfare from Manila to El Nido via AirSwift and Coron to Manila via Philippine Airlines with 20KG baggage allowance
Economy class seat inclusive of 20kg baggage allowance per person
Land transfers in Manila
Land transfers in El Nido
Land transfers in Coron
Daily breakfast
Day 3 - Palawan El Nido Shared Island Hopping Tour A with Lunch & Transfers | Secret Lagoon, Shimizu Island
Day 4 - Palawan El Nido Shared Island Hopping Tour D with Lunch & Transfers | Cadlao Lagoon, Paradise Beach
Day 5-7 - 3D2N Palawan Expedition Island Tour from El Nido to Coron with Accommmodation and Full Board Meals
Day 8 - Shared Coron Palawan Top Land Attractions Afternoon Tour with Transfers
Complimentary Wi-Fi access inside the resort premises
Use of resort facilities and amenities

Activities

Island Hopping
Water Activities
Hotel + Flights + Transfers
Sightseeing
Outdoor & Adventure Activities
Travel Sale

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 1

Day 1 - Day 1: Arrival in Manila + Check-in + Optional Tour

Upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, wait for your designated driver to pick you up. After getting comfortable in the car, you will make your way to your accommodations so you can check in. Once you have checked in, you are free to spend the day however you wish. 

To maximize your time, you can go on an add-on shared Manila Intramuros half-day walking tour. Should you wish to book this add-on tour to your Philippine travel package, you will learn more about the history of Manila as you visit sites, including Fort Santiago, Casa Manila, and the San Agustin Church.

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Day 2
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 2

Day 2 - Day 2: Arrival in El Nido + Check-in + Optional Tour / Activity

Check out of your accommodations in Manila and wait for your designated driver to pick you up. You will make your way back to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport so you can catch your flight to El Nido. After a short flight, you’ll land at Lio Airport, where a different driver will be waiting to take you to your accommodations in El Nido. Once you arrive there, check in and enjoy the amenities of your room and the facilities of the hotel.

You can make the most of your trip by availing of an add-on tour or activity for this El Nido tour package. There are three El Nido tours to choose from. The El Nido shared land tour will allow you to visit some of the mainland attractions in El Nido, including Lio Beach, Nacpan Beach, and Bulalacao Waterfalls, while an El Nido Las Cabanas Beach Zipline ticket will give you the chance to appreciate the views of El Nido from above. Your third option is an El Nido Via Ferrato Canopy Walk ticket, which will allow you to explore the lush greenery in Taraw Cliff. 

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Day 3
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 3

Day 3 - Day 3: El Nido Shared Island Hopping Tour A with Lunch & Transfers

Get ready for a day of exploring some of El Nido’s best islands and lagoon as you will go on your first complimentary tour in the municipality. You will be picked up from your El Nido accommodations, and then you will board a boat that will help you explore. This boat trip in El Nido will first stop at Big Lagoon, which is famous for its stunning limestone cliffs and clear waters.

Next, you will enjoy Secret Lagoon, where you can chill and take photos. You will also visit Payong-Payong Beach, where you can take in the sea breeze. Your last two stops are Shimizu Island, a great spot for snorkeling, and Seven Commandos Beach, the perfect spot to relax and end your tour.

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Day 4
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 4

Day 4 - Day 4: El Nido Shared Island Hopping Tour D with Lunch & Transfers

Your last island-hopping tour in El Nido will be Tour D. You will be picked up from your accommodations in El Nido, and then you will board a boat. You will head to Small Lagoon, which may be smaller than the Big Lagoon but is just as picturesque. Your next stop is Cadlao Lagoon, where you can enjoy swimming and snorkeling before heading to Nat-Nat Beach. You can enjoy more snorkeling here. 

You will also visit Pasandigan Cove, which is famous for its pristine waters where you can enjoy a swim. The last stop in this island-hopping tour is Paradise Beach, a stunning beach with lush forests and limestone cliffs.

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Day 5
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 5

Day 5 - Day 5: Checkout + Palawan Expedition Island Tour from El Nido to Coron

Check out of your accommodations in El Nido and be ready to be picked up at 7:45 AM so you can begin your Palawan Expedition Island Tour, which will bring you from El Nido to Coron. After you are picked up from your accommodations, you will make your way to the boat, which you will use for this El Nido to Coron tour. This expedition also comes with full board meals, accommodations, use of kayaks and snorkeling gear, and alcoholic beverages.

For the first day of this expedition, you will visit Takling Island, Sabang Beach, Calibangbangan Island, Nasirucan Beach, and Navotac Beach before finally ending your day on Linapacan Island, which is part of the Calamian Group of Islands. Here, you will spend the night before continuing your expedition the next morning.

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Day 6
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 6

Day 6 - Day 6: Palawan Expedition Island Tour from El Nido to Coron

Enjoy the complimentary breakfast before continuing with your expedition. You have four places you will visit today. The first one is Manligad Island. The waters surrounding the island are home to corals, which you can explore via snorkeling. You can also just relax on the beach. Afterward, you’ll head to an area where turtles frequent. If you are lucky, you will chance upon turtles swimming in the water. 

You will also visit Bulawit Island, which is a good spot for cliff jumping. Get in a jump or two (or more!) before heading to Culion Island, which is also part of the Calamian Group of Islands. Culion used to be home to one of the largest leprosaria in the world, but is now becoming a popular tourist destination. After exploring the island, you will spend the night there. 

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Day 7
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 7

Day 7 - Day 7: Palawan Expedition Island Tour from El Nido to Coron + Arrival in Coron + Check-in

This is the last day of your Expedition Island Tour. Take advantage of your free breakfast and fuel up before exploring Araw Beach. This beach is still on Culion Island, and you will have time to lounge in the sand and swim in the clear waters.

You will then head to Ditaytayan Island. This island is famous for its long, picturesque sandbar. Apart from the sandbar, you can also check out the other beaches on the island. After spending some time on the island, you will head to Coron. After your arrival, you will be picked up by a designated driver and dropped off at your Coron accommodations, where you will check in. It is up to you if you want to explore Coron on your own or rest for the last few days of your Philippine 10-day itinerary.

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Day 8
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 8

Day 8 - Day 8: Shared Coron Palawan Top Land Attractions Afternoon Tour with Transfers

Your complimentary Coron tour is scheduled for today. This Coron Palawan itinerary will begin when you are picked up from your accommodations and bring you to your first destination, Lualhati Park. Here, you can chill for a bit and enjoy the sights. You will then visit a souvenir shop and St. Augustine Church before heading to Mt. Tapyas View Deck. You’ll need to climb 700 steps to get there, but the stunning views of Coron Town will be worth it.

Your last two stops are Maquinit Hot Springs, the only saltwater hot spring in the country, and a cashew nuts factory, where you can purchase cashew products. After the tour, you will be brought back to your accommodations in Coron. 

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Day 9
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 9

Day 9 - Day 9: Free Time + Optional Tour

Today is the last full day of this tour package in the Philippines. You can rest and relax, explore Coron on your own, or book an add-on Coron island-hopping tour. 

Should you choose to go on this tour, you will visit some of Coron’s top natural attractions. The first stop is Kayangan Lake, which is known as the cleanest lake in the country. You will also visit Twin Lagoon, two lagoons that both offer picturesque views. Another highlight of this trip is Barracuda Lake, a great spot for snorkeling and diving. Other stops on this tour are Atyawan Beach, Skeleton Wreck diving site, CYC Beach, and Coral Garden.

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Day 10
Epic 10-Day Backpacking Package to El Nido & Coron Palawan with Flights from Manila & Hotels - day 10

Day 10 - Day 10: Checkout + Departure

Your 10 days in the Philippines have come to an end. You can explore Coron on your own in the morning before checking out. Afterward, wait for your designated driver to pick you up and bring you to the Busuanga Airport so you can catch your flight back to Manila.

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What to bring

Passport (Valid for 6 months from date of departure)
Camera, phone, charger, and power bank
Personal sanitizing alcohol and face mask
Personal drinking water and or snacks
Personal medicine
Extra money in Philippine Peso Currency

Good to know

Tours and Itinerary - Please wear appropriate clothing based on the itinerary. Please also be aware that your itinerary may have to be rearranged to fit your arrival date and time better. For any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour package, we, unfortunately, cannot offer refunds.

Other Important Notes - Bring cash as not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs can be limited.

Travel Requirements - Guests are solely responsible for meeting the passport & visa conditions of the country of travel. We do not accept any responsibility if the passenger cannot travel because of any passport or visa issue, and the cancellation policy will be applicable as per the booking terms.

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Accommodation

This package is inclusive of accommodation during your trip in the Philippines.

Guide to the Philippines curates only the accommodation for each and every destination so you can enjoy your trip and worry less about finding a place to stay. See our accommodation levels below and our preferred accommodation partners together with your rooms under each day in the daily itinerary.

Budget - 1-2 star accommodations offer minimum amenities and services. Extra amenities may be available, but for an extra cost.

Comfort - 2-3 star accommodations offer the basic necessities of a bed and bathroom and limited amenities, like a television, phone, and closet.

Deluxe - 4-star accommodations providing average amenities with higher quality service and design. It also feature access to guest lounge, restaurant, fitness center and swimming pool. .

Standard check-in time is 1500H PST. Standard check-out time is 1200H PST. Requests for early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability and fees. Refundable incidental deposit is required upon check-in. Guest/s are required to present a valid credit card guarantee or cash deposit. Bookings for one person will be arranged in single rooms, and bookings for two or more people will share a twin/double, or triple room(s). Children will be arranged in the same room with their parents. If additional room(s) is needed and for special requests, additional costs will incur.

Guide to the Philippines will select the accommodations best suited for you at the time of your booking from our preferred partners. If our preferred partners are fully booked at the time of your booking, we will find another suitable accommodation for you of similar level.

We always do our best to accommodate special requests, which may incur additional costs. Press choose a date to find availability.

Budget

Budget level accommodations offer basic facilities and services such as comfortable and clean rooms, a private bathroom, clothes racks or small closets. Breakfast is included.

Comfort

Comfort level accommodations offer basic room amenities, a private bathroom (typically shower only), TV, telephones, clothes racks or small closets. Breakfast is included.

Deluxe

Deluxe accommodation is equipped with room air-conditioning, private bathroom with shower, cabled television, average in-room amenities such as toiletries, fresh towels and coffee and tea-making facilities, comfortable bed with linens and access to Wi-Fi internet. Breakfast is included.

Flights

This package includes economy class seat with 7kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage. Below are your flight details:

Manila to El Nido

• Manila (MNL) - El Nido (ENI) via AirSwift | Ninoy Aquino International Airport

Coron to Manila

• Coron (USU) - Manila (MNL) via Philippine Airlines | Busuanga Airport

Seat selection can be made during online-check-in 24-48 hours prior to flight departure. Seats with corresponding additional fees are on personal account. For domestic flights, it is recommended to check-in at the airport 3 hours prior to your estimated time of departure.

Guide to the Philippines will select the best available flight to maximize your vacation in the Philippines.

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