What To Expect
Puerto Princesa is the capital of Palawan province. Puerto Princesa is the gateway to Palawan and its beautiful nature. The majority of visitors to Palawan either arrive or depart in Puerto Princesa City.
Puerto Princesa City, a relatively young and up-and-coming city, also offers its visitors sights from a bygone era.
During the city tour, you will learn more about the rich history, culture and lifestyle of the people of Palawan.
The tour consists of a half-day city tour. You can join the city tour either in the morning or in the afternoon.
You will be picked up from your hotel. Your tour guide welcomes you with some information about the city and he will take you on a journey through a wonderful little city in the tropics. You will visit Plaza Cuartel, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Crocodile Farm, Baker’s Hill and Binuatan Creations Weaving Center.
Your tour begins with a visit to the Crocodile Farm. Watch these graceful animals from bygone era before you reach the famous Baker’s Hill.
Baker’s Hill is known nationwide for its cashew nuts, hops, brownies and many other local sweets. A perfect opportunity for a delicious snack.
Your city tour will take you to the Binuatan Creations Weaving Center. The center houses a weaving mill where you can learn more about the traditional craft of weaving. See how weaving works. Don´t miss the opportunity to participate in a hands on experience and demonstration of traditional weaving.
Your next stop is the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Puerto Princesa City. The Immaculate Conception Cathedral is a dominant historic building in Puerto Princesa. The Spanish built this small cathedral in 1872 and held the first mass in the same year.
Opposite the cathedral you will find the Plaza Cuartel. The Plaza Cuartel was once a Spanish garrison base. The place was taken over by the Americans and the Japanese. This place has gained its historical importance at the time of the Palawan Massacre during the WW2, where American prisoners were burned alive by Japanese soldiers.
After visiting the Plaza Cuartel you take a walk along the beautiful Baywalk promenade and enjoy the amazing views of Puerto Princesa Bay. On your walk, you will have enough time to visit one of the local shops on the promenade to buy a souvenir or a gift for the loved ones at home.
Transfer back to your hotel.
Puerto Princesa City
8:00am-8:30am (morning tour) or 1:00pm-1:30pm (afternoon tour)
Approx. 4 hours
Child Rate: Age 0-5
The discounted rate for children applies to children up to 5 years old. The discounted rate is not available for children older than 5 years (adult rate applies).
Group Discount: 5%
If there are six or more people in your party, we are happy to offer you a group discount.
You can´t go wrong if you consider the price of the tour. The tour guide was very informative. Would recommend this to my friends.
Short tour, lots to see, very good tour guide
The tour was nice. I especially enjoyed the Baker´s Hill and the church.