Underground River Day Tour

 

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is a protected area of the Philippines located about 50 kilometres (30 mi) north of the city centre of Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The river isalso called Puerto Princesa Underground River. The national park is located in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the northern coast of the island. The entrance to the subterranean river is a short hike from the town Sabang.They also found a cave dome measuring 300 m (980 ft) above the underground river, rock formations, large bats, a deep water hole in the river, more river channels, another deep cave, as well as marine creatures and more.On November 11, 2011, Puerto Princesa Underground River was provisionally chosen as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. This selection was officially confirmed on January 28, 2012.

 Inclusions:

– Underground River Tour (Seat-in coach)
– Air-conditioned Land Transfers
– Boat Transfers
–  Buffet Lunch
–  Licensed Tour Guide
– Underground River Permit and Entrance Fees
– Shed Rental

Reminder:
Bring ID this Is required by the office of the underground river.
Do not forget to bring your sun block and hat. Also bring clothes and insect repellent.

Travel Advisory:
To conserve the Puerto Princesa Underground River in its natural state, a carrying capacity of Nine Hundred (900) Visitors a day has been set (PAMB Resolution No. 06-2012) and a “No Permit, No Entry” policy is strictly enforced.

Permits for the Underground River Tour are issued by the government on a First-Come, First-Serve basis. If dates are fullybooked we will advice.

Valid identification cards such as government issued ID and passport must be presented during registration for the tour. Please bring these documents with you for a worry-free visit.

Cancellations:
The tour operator reserves the right to postpone, cancel or change booking in accordance with the operating requirement beyond its control. ( force majeure,adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, epidemic, acts of God etc).  Should the  change or cancellation prove necessary,  We will give you reasonable notice therof.  In circumstances where available we will offer you alternative.
If alternative is  not available you will be entitled to a refund less any expenses we already incurred .

Pickup Time:
TO BE ADVISED 1-DAY BEFORE TOUR (Usually starts at 7:00am-8:00)for city proper hotels

Important Notes:
This is a seat-in coach tour.
We only arrange pick up to those guest staying in City Proper Hotels.
Pickup Procedures: Pickup time usually starts at 0645H to 0800H, depending on hotel location and traffic.Pick up time may change. We shall call your hotel one day before your tour date to advise estimated pick-up time of the tour.

Exclusions:
Environmental Fee: There is a government environmental development fee of Php150.00 per person as a city ordinance of the City of Puerto Princesa. This is included already in the rate.

UNDERGROUND RIVER WITH UGONG ROCK CAVING AND ZIPLINE
The primary tour destination in Puerto Princesa is the Worlds navigable Underground river with its spectacular rock stalactites and stalagmites formation that made it to be among the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE and awarded as RAMSAR site. Tour inside the cave would cover the first kilometer of this 8.2 km underground river known to be the longest navigable in the world . It has also won the title as one of the “ 7 Wonders of Nature”.

THE UNDERGROUND RIVER WITH UGONG ROCK: This is a combination tour 2 tours in 1 day The underground River tour + Ugong Rock Caving and zipline.

For a more physical adventure, the Ugong Rock in Sitio Sabang offers hiking, spelunking and ziplining.

Ugong Rock, a 75-foot limestone formation, is named as such because the columns inside its caves produce a humming reverberating sound when tapped. The sound is produced when the stalactite and stalagmite connected.

To reach the view deck at the top, which is the dropping point of the zipline, one will have to navigate the winding passageways through the Ugong Rock. At one point, you will have to scale the wall of the cave to get up. The zipline experience itself provides enough thrill on its own. Claiming to be the fastest zipline glide in the country gliding lasts approximately 20 seconds.

By booking this tour you are making a difference by helping the community because this is one of the Community Based Sustainable Tourism Program of the City Government in Palawan Philippines. Ugong Rock Caving and Zipline activity is being managed by residents of Barangay Tagabenit, primarily composed of Batak Tribe and Tagbanua indigenous peoples. The Tagabinet Ugong Rock Tourism Service Cooperative are composed of members who are also employees of Ugong rock. After the involvement of the community they embraced ecotourism by opening the Ugong rock to adventurous travelers. The activity give them enough to sustain thier everyday needs and the members could now afford to send thier children to school which they once deprived of. The people in the community were given livelihood and the community is now involved in the government environmental programs such as mangroove and tree planting they also help in protecting the environment and reporting any illegal activities in the area.

This is a combination tour in 1 day.
First destination: Underground river caving
2nd destination: Ugong Rock Caving and zipline.
The complete names, age, nationality of each tourist is required.

 

Booking/Reservation Details:
> Customers are advised to call/text us before booking to confirm availability of preferred travel dates.
> Reservations are subject to availability.
> Please make reservations/bookings at least 5 days before arrival
> Underground River Tour needs advance reservation due to permits processing
> Customers are also advised to call/sms/email us 2 days before arrival
> Terms apply unless otherwise noted.

 

Rates
Rates:
Inclusions:
Departure:
Php 2,150/Pax LUNCH 7AM
ENTRANCE FEE, PERMITS Whole Day
LICENSED TOUR GUIDE
HOTEL PICK UP AND BACK

Time may change depending on the permit we will advise guest a day before if there are changes.

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