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You might heard of Puerto Princesa in Palawan, Philippines en route to El Nido, the ultimate paradise, or to Coron perhaps, a traveler’s dream destination. Both tourist spots call for you to land in Puerto Princesa International Airport -and then move forward by land or sea. However, did you know Puerto Princesa is a gem in itself? There is so much more to this coastal city than your gateway to awe-inspiring destinations.

It wouldn’t make its way to New 7 Wonders of Nature for nothing, right? Its food, people and places of interest are worth more than just a stop over!

Best Tourist Spots and Things to Do in Puerto Princesa (Palawan, PH)

Puerto Princesa City in Palawan is a first class highly urbanized city in the country, repeatedly awarded as the cleanest and greenest in the Philippines. It is factually the second biggest city in the country. Also known as the Eco-tourism Center of the Philippines, Puerto Princesa is home to many widely-celebrated natural tourist spots such as the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park which claimed a spot in the world’s New Seven Wonders.

Puerto Princesa Beaches in Palawan

It also serves as a perfect jump-off point for anyone wanting to explore the beautiful Tubbataha Reef. These and a lot more are reasons why the number of tourist arrivals in the province has enjoyed a constant increase through the years.

You will find it very appealing to know that the tourism industry in Puerto Princesa is well-organized. Every aspect from tour operators to hotels – they have organizations that help solidify the whole tourism picture of the province. All travel guides are trained professionally and activities are grouped with you in mind. The local government is hands-on in ensuring that regulations are being observed by all parties. If you are keen on trying to book a packaged tour, try it in Puerto Princesa, For an idea on things you would want in your itinerary, below is our ultimate list of things to do in Puerto Princesa:

Top Activities in Puerto Princesa

Best accommodations and Where to stay in Puerto Princesa

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