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El Nido Experience

Unwind and relax in a beautiful location and explore the beauty of El Nido, Palawan and get to know the Philippine’s culture and people. This program will get you diving, snorkeling, kayaking, enjoying a massage and spending hours relaxing under the sun and enjoying the white sandy beach around you!

Come and let us have a spectacular experience on the best island in the world only here at El Nido, Palawan.

437.50

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Description

Program Description

El Nido, a small town in the Northern part of the beautiful island of Palawan is hailed as one of the most popular and well – known international and local tourist destinations in the world. This is due to the town’s beautiful white sand beaches and islands and islets, stunning lagoons, crystal blue waters, spectacular variety of marine life and coral reefs, majestic towering limestone cliff, shipwreck sites and most especially friendly, kind and hospitable local residents living there.

Notably, this program aims to provide you with life changing and breathtaking experiences that will last a lifetime. This experience includes Island Hopping Tour as the protected area called Bacuit Bay, hosting almost 45 paradise islands where you can enjoy stunning lagoons, beautiful wildlife and explore secret beaches in the different islands, do hiking, beach walks during sunrise and do swimming and of course, enjoys having foods or drinks while watching sunsets that will give you internal serenity and peace.

Similarly, you will experience going to the towns’ public market and immerse yourself with local vendors while purchasing some local products and serves as a souvenir that will give you a memory of your best experience in the island paradise of El Nido.

Correspondingly, it is the ultimate desire of this program that through these experiences, you will be able to learn useful things that you may use when you went back to your hometown, able to learn the culture, local dialects and language, the history, the way of living and tradition of the local residences of El Nido.

You may experience the most exciting things that will eventually be a great story that you can tell others. And that when you grow old and look back at your life and your travel programs, you will realize how much you have done in life and that can provide you with utmost happiness and a more fulfilling life.

Moreover, there are a lot of active outdoor activities in these programs, thus, it is advisable to make sure that you are Medically and Physically Fit to move around, dive and swim as there are island tour hopping activities.

In order to make sure of your  safety and security, you need to keep the following considerations and requirements while taking this spectacular experience and activities.Therefore, you are expected to adhere and follow all the stated rules and regulations set, thus, failure to comply may lead to your termination from the program. Notably, you are expected to adhere to the following

  • Always be on time.
  • Follow all the instructions of your Tour guide, diving assistant and boat operators during the island hopping activities;
  • Be respectful with the local program coordinators, local tour guides boat operators, other participants and to the community in general at all times
  • Be attentive of your personal belongings and valuables as there is no secured locker on the islands and boats;
  • Do not harm underwater world, harming of marine species is strictly prohibited;
  • We encourage you to be more mindful of the marine environment and use environmental friendly sunblocks and sunscreen;
  • Be extra careful as jellyfish season may varies particularly during summer seasons;
  • Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited during your program schedules particularly during the island hopping activities;
  • Alcohol consumption and smoking cannabis is strictly not allowed at the accommodation center.
  • Bring extra cash during your outdoor activities;
  • Bring your container bottled water at all times;
  • If you have medical conditions, just inform us in advance.
  • Enjoy and make the most of your stay and make memorable learning experiences.

Come and let us have a spectacular experience on the best island in the world only here in El Nido, Palawan.

Aims & Objectives

  • Help you familiarize yourself with the local surroundings.
  • Broaden your knowledge of the Philippines particularly Palawan best beaches in the world;
  • Facilitate cultural exchange between the participants and local people of El Nido.
  • Give you hands-on insight into the local lifestyle of the El Nido, Palawan community in particular.

Add-on: +Learning

There is no +Learning add-on available for this program.

Schedule

Monday

  • Breakfast
  • Fun Diving
  • Lunch
  • Fun Diving
  • Headed back to the Accommodation Center.
  • Welcome Dinner

Tuesday

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer and Visit Lio Beach.
  • Lunch
  • Relaxation at Lio Beach
  • Dinner

Wednesday

  • Breakfast
  • Enjoy island Hopping
  • Lunch
  • Continue Island Hopping.
  • Dinner

Thursday

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer and Visit Nacpan Beach
  • Lunch
  • Relaxing Time at Nacpan Beach.
  • Dinner
  • Karaoke Night

Friday

  • Breakfast
  • Walk Around the Town’s Center.
  • Lunch
  • Enjoy Body Massage.
  • Dinner

Note: Program will have a minimum of four (4) hours a day.

***This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances. ***

Starting Dates

During 2023

This program starts every week.

During 2024

This program starts every week.

Participant Criteria & Requirements

Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                18

Maximum age:                –

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

The following are further necessary in order for both the participants, local staff and everyones involved to have a meaningful, enjoyable and safe experience.

  • Older participants or over 65 years are required to have a medical clearance as proof of their physical fitness as they may perform various activities such as diving and swimming.
  • Participants below 18 years old need a signed parental consent as proof of involvement of their children for the program. If possible, accompaniment by an adult is highly advised.
  • Due to the length and active nature of this program and as there are lots of outdoor activities under the heat of the sun, a decent level of fitness is required.
  • Excellent time management and self – organizing and strong desire to take on new challenges and learn as much as possible.
  • Required a COVID – 19 Vaccination. You are also advised to bring with you a  COVID – 19 antigen rapid test as you need to take one test per week.
  • You are advised to purchase travel, medical and Covid – 19  insurance prior to your arrival.
  • Have completed or recommended the following vaccines: Polio, Hepatitis A, Diphtheria/Tetanus, Typhoid, Malaria, Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis.

 Additional Equipment

Personal belongings such as:

  • There is a lot of walking and exploring, so bring with you comfortable trekking or hiking shoes  so you can move comfortably and easily.
  • Bring Personal toiletries such as basic soap, shampoo, toothpaste and towels.
  • Bring also hat, sunglasses to protect from the heat of the sun particularly during the beach day.
  • You may also bring extra toiletries, towels, extra clothes, swimming attire, extra foods during island and beach days.
  • An environmentally friendly sunscreen or lotion is also advised to protect you from the heat of the sun and please carry with you preventive agents during outdoor activities, such as mosquito repellents for insect bites or other insects that may irritate your skin.
  • Moreover, bring Medicines with you especially if you have to take specific medicines on a regular basis as well as other medicines for headaches and stomach aches.
  • Refillable water bottles and hydration packs to stay hydrated throughout the day particularly during exploration and outdoor activities.

Dress Code:

  • The Philippines is a Conservative Country, please wear modest clothing covering knees and shoulders. Loose and long clothing is both respectful and tends to keep you cooler in hot climates. Cover up as much as possible in the spirit of the local culture to avoid embarrassment.
  • Your clothes must not be too short, too tight, or too revealing. Kindly make sure your shoulders and legs are covered.
  • It is completely fine to wear western clothes as long as they fit the local standards.
  • Be thoughtful of the graphics, symbols or text printed on your clothing and avoid wearing clothing styles that might be inappropriate most especially when visiting churches and schools during your spare time.