Puerto Princesa Underground River Tour

by TripPlanner Travel and Tours

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The Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) has placed Palawan in the forefront of tourism after it was hailed as one of the new seven wonders of Nature. The 8.2-kilometer subterranean river runs under a protected cave that features spectacular formations of stalactites and stalagmites. With these and its limestone landscape, it is considered as one of the world’s most complex cave to systems. You’ll have an incredible experience exploring the caves of Underground River. Plus, you’ll probably enjoy the many quirky jokes care of your friendly boatman/tour guide

Included Destinations

Program (9 hours)

This tour package has an approximate duration of 9 hours. You will find the main events and activities programmed for this tour listed below.

  • 1

    Pick Up In Puerto Princesa City

    Our van will pick you up at your hotel in Puerto Princesa City (town proper).

  • 2

    Stop Over At The Halfway Point

    On the way to Sabang, we'll stop for around 10 minutes for a sight seeing at Buenavista View Deck.

  • 3

    Arrival At Ugong Rock (Optional Tour)

    At Ugong Rock, you will be able to climb the rock and to then go with the zipline. You can choose between the sitting, zipbike and "Superman" position.

  • 4

    Arrival At Sabang Wharf

    While waiting for the tour guide to finish the process of the papers, you can do some sight seeing in the beautiful Sabang Beach.

  • 5

    Buffet Lunch

    The menu of your buffet lunch will include vegetables, meats, grilled fish, rice, sea foods and fruits. For drinks you'll be able to choose between water and soft drinks.

  • 6

    Boat Transfer To The National Park

    With motorized boat, the boat transfer will take 20 to 25 minutes. You will directly arrive at the Subterranean River National Park.

  • 7

    Roaming In The Subterranean River National Park

    The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is a protected area of the Philippines located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the city centre of Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The entrance to the subterranean river is a short hike or boat ride from the town Sabang.

  • 8

    Underground River Tour

    The tour in the Underground River will take around 45 minutes. You'll sight see the cave with limestone, stalagmites and other natural wonders...

  • 9

    Departure In Sabang Wharf From The Underground River Park

    After returning to Sabang Wharf with the boat, the van will drive back to Puerto Princesa City.

  • 12

    Arrival In City Proper / Drop At Hotel

    Our van driver and tour guide will drop you off at your hotel in Puerto Princesa City (proper).

Inclusions and Exclusions

This tour package includes several items or services that you will find listed below in the "Included" list. The items or services listed under the "Not Included" list are not included in the price of this tour package.


  • Life vest
  • Travel insurance
  • Environmental fee
  • Audio device
  • Boat transfer
  • Permits and entrance fees
  • Air-con van
  • Buffet lunch
  • Licensed Tour Guide

Not Included

  • Ugong Rock optional tour


Booking Policy

Booking Confirmation: Your booking will be confirmed after you completed the online checkout process. You'll then receive an email with detailed practical instructions from TripPlanner Travel and Tours (such as meeting point and time).

Balance Payment: For the settlement of your remainining balance, TripPlanner Travel and Tours accepts the following payment methods: Cash (₱) Cash ($) PayPal .

Cancellation Policy: TripPlanner Travel and Tours applies a flexible cancellation policy for this tour. This booking is 100% refundable up to 24 hours before the tour. In case of no show-up or a cancellation made less than 24 hours before the tour, the whole amount will be charged.

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