Palawan/Philippines 2020

Our Palawan trip to the Philippines takes us first to Coron. 

This unique island paradise is located in the north of Palawan.

Coron is the Eldorado of wreck diving, more info in the program.

 

By ferry we continue to EL Nido.

The island world in front of El Nido can only be called "Beautiful". 

 

The last station there we stay at the beautiful beach of Port Barton.

Port Barton and its offshore islands should be the best intact reef of the whole Philippines.

 

 Limited participants maximum 12 persons.

 

Included:

-English speaking tour guide 

-12 nights in approx. 2-4* hotels with breakfast

-flight Manila- Coron

-Flight Puerto Princessa - Manila

-Ferry Coron - El Nido

-Transfer on the journey

-18 dives/ 6 snorkel days                        

-Entrances temples/attractions according to program 

 

-assistance in booking the international flight 

 

 Not included:

-Arrival and departure to the Philippines Manila!

-Lunch / Dinner / Drinks

-Entry outside the program 

-Additional dives 

-Insurance/Diving Insurance Urgently Recommended,Travel Insurance!

We recommend:conclusion one travel cancellation and termination health insurance,

Accident insurance  Maybe  Luggage insurance!

Diving!Accident insurance!(mediation on request)

-gratuity

-motorbike rental 

-Additional transfer/

-transfer in case of delay or do not appear.

-Transfer on later arrival/departure or earlier arrival/departure

- "Rental diving equipment partly for an extra charge"

-Nitrox on request / requirement Nitrox Prevet

 -Other catering except hotel breakfast and on the boats.

  

Prices for 13 days from 2199€ 

 

Non-diver incl. general alternative programs 2199,-€  

Divers including all 18 dives 2399,- €  

 

 

5 days Malapascua extension inkl. 12 dives  799,- €  

Single room supplement 13 days, on request 

Single room supplement 18 days, on request

 

 Maximum number of Guest 12 persons

 

The journey is confirm  out from 6 persons. 

 


TOUR DESCRIPTION

"PALAWAN 2020" 16.02-28.02.2020 

 

Possible extensions / Onward journey 5 days until 04.03.2020: 

1st option: Port Barton

2nd option: SPECIAL 2020 / MALAPASCUA! 

 

 

1st day / evening MANILA

Meeting point at Hotel Golden Phoenix Hotel Manila 4* 

The hotel is located approx. 4.7 km and 10 minutes by taxi from the airport.   

After the check-in we would be pleased if all participants are present at the latest in the evening, so that you get the opportunity to get to know each other at a cosy get-together. 

Those who are too tired from the journey can of course rest and get to know everyone the next morning.

  

Day 2. MANILA - CORON

After breakfast we will travel to Manila Airport, departure to Coron. 

After about 1,5h flight we reach Coron Airport. 

During the transfer to the hotel you already get first impressions of Coron.  

Our hotel Corto del Mar 4* is located directly in the center.   

The afternoon is free to spend it as you like

In the evening we check in at the dive center: 

Please have your passport or copy and at least one ID card of your diving certification with you. At least AOWD, logbook, perhaps medical statement.  

Payment for rental equipment, nitrox or similar special services. 

Please pay the local fees in cash to the dive center. Credit card payments are usually not accepted for these fees. 

Fitting of rental equipment and payment. 

It is maybe best to check your own equipment for completeness and functionality in advance... 

Afterwards you could enjoy the sunset on the Mt. Tapyas (700 steps!) for those who are still fit. 

  

Day 3 / CORON 

After breakfast the first day of diving / snorkeling is on the agenda! 

The dive sites will be selected the evening before (weather conditions). 

Early in the morning we go out by boat and enjoy the first 3 dives.   

Snorkel / Island tours start from the Peer and usually last about 4 - 6 hours. Lunch and soft drinks included. 

    

Day 4 / CORON 

The dive sites are selected the evening before (weather conditions). 

Another 3 boat dives.  

Snorkel- /Island-tours start again at the Peer and last again 

approx. 4-6 hours. 

    

Day 5 / CORON:

This day we have left to you freely.

Either rest or do one of the activities in the surrounding area. Maybe a visit to the beach by boat or a visit to the hot springs? 

Or just relax and enjoy the pool.  

In the evening you could perhaps watch the beautiful sunset on Mt. Tapyas. 

The last chance for those who haven't been there on the first day. 

Optional more diving possible (costs on request). 

Night dives are not allowed in Coron.

 

Day 6 / CORON - EL NIDO

After breakfast and check out the transfer goes to the harbour.

From there the ferry takes us to EL Nido within 3 hours.  

Check In at the Hotel Cuna EL Nido 3,5* 

In the evening again the check-in at the new dive center. 

The rest of the day/ evening is up to whatever you like again.  

  

Day 7 / EL NIDO 

After breakfast we start our first day of diving in EL Nido.   

After a short walk we reach the dive center.

And then we start to dive! 

The dive sites will be selected the evening before. (Depending on weather conditions). 

Again 3 dives are planned.  

The island / snorkeling tour starts in the morning. 

Catering on the boats is again inclusive.

  

Day 8 / EL NIDO 

After breakfast we're off again.

Diving and snorkeling around the islands and enjoy the natural beauty of them. 

The dive sites are selected the evening before (weather conditions).  

The last 3 dives on El Nido.

Catering on the boats is included again.

    

Day 9 / EL NIDO - PORT BARTON

Today, after breakfast we have to say goodbye to EL Nido.

But Port Barton is waiting for us!  

The transfer takes us south over small mountains passing Roxas.  

Check . 

The rest of the day you might spend at the beach and enjoy the sunset.  

In the evening we go back to the check-in at the dive center. 

  

Day 10 / PORT BARTON 

Breakfast and off into the sea. The first 3 dives are scheduled. 

The dive sites are selected the evening before (weather conditions). 

The reefs and islands off Port Barton are among the most beautiful and healthiest in the country.  

The island tour takes you to beaches, ideal for snorkelling. 

Lunch included. 

   

Day 11 /  PORT BARTON

After breakfast we have our last dive/snorkel day together. 

The dive sites will be selected the evening before (depending on weather conditions). 

Further 3 dives. 

Lunch included. 

  

Day 12 /  PORT BARTON

The day free to spend as you like. 

  

Day 13 / PORT BARTON

Transfer to Puerto Princesa Airport and return flight to Manila. 

Unfortunately we have to say goodbye here. 

  

2. EXTENSIONA: 5 DAYS 

SPECIAL 2020 MALAPASCUA „Tresher Sharks“ island!

Including 12 DIVES!

 

Complete transfer from Port Barton to Malapascua:

To the airport Puerta Princesa. Flight to Cebu. Transfer to the hotel / Tepanee Resort. Not far from our dive center. We offer an upgrade for a small extra charge for beautiful luxuriously furnished rooms. If you are interested, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can make reservations for you.

Malapascua has become known as THE starting point for the cleaning stations of the thresher sharks.

You can find them all year round! 

The possibilaty is there extremely high to be able to observe early in the morning and surely there are still other attractions under water to see.

Our selected dive center has been located at the island for alredy 15 years and knows all about the dive sites. They also know where alternative cleaning stations are, just as likely to see them, and avioding the crowds.

There are many different tours to choose from!

"Shark Dive" times:

There are trips starting very early at 5:00 a.m. to see the Tresher Sharks.

It is the only dive center that offers two dives in the morning.

You can also join one of the later starting dive trips on the same day.

Or just rest, have breakfast and enjoy the island.

 

4 - 5 dives per day are possible if you want to be part of the whole day trip the sunrise or sunset dive.

 

Full board meals incl. lunch and dinner can be booked on the long full day tours. It is offered by the Tepanee Resort restaurant.

Info / Recommendation of the dive center: You take your own meails with you, which you can buy to a far better price close by with a big range of choices.  

 

Destinations:

- Dona Marilyn Trip

- Kalanggaman Trip 

- Capitancillo and Sambawan - Two newly discovered dive sites!

- Kimud Shoal Trip 

- Gato 

 

04.03.2020: Complete transfer from Tepanee Resort to the airport CEBU. 

With this extension we ask you to book an appropriate return or onward flight to your next destination.

Hinweis: Bitte die mit * gekennzeichneten Felder ausfüllen.