A treat for a tired and fatigues mind and body will definitely be a tour to Palawan. It is a beautiful place, a collection of long and narrow islands in the Mimaropa region of Philippines. A natural greenery with a calm and peaceful atmosphere is the driving force that lures thousands of travelers to Palawan every year. While you decide to visit Palawan in your next tour, get some idea of some of the worth visiting places here.
If you are a nature lover then the ideal place for you to visit will be the Coral reefs in the Northern Palawan, more precisely, near the town of Coron, located in the Busuanga Islands. The colorful Coral Reefs and the Coral Bay are feed for the eyes, a memorable experience to watch and treasure lifelong.
Together with these, the aquatic view of the twelve sunken Japanese war ships during 1944, at the time of World War II, master minded by the US navy, is an additional treat to enrich your knowledge of world history. This spectacular sight is to be seen off the Coral Island. The seven lakes of the Basuanga Island, surrounded by rocky limestone cliffs are also worth seeing here.
Another place to visit is the El Nido Maine Reserve Park, found in the beach, El Nido, at the northernmost tip of the island of Palawan. This place will be an additional experience for the environmentalists and nature lovers with its diverse range of marine creatures.
Another such place reserved for animals in Palawan is Calauit Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary. Here exotic African animals and endangered endemic animals of Palawan are looked after. To reach here the tourists have to go to the Calauit Islands in Basuanga where it is located.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring the Puerto-Princese Subterranean River National Park is also a must-visit place in Palawan. The distinguishing and remarkable features here are the large limestone landscapes with an underground river which flows directly into the sea, while its lower part is tide-prone. This encourages a great biodiversity in the” mountain to sea” manner.
The Tubbataha Reef Marine Park presents a spectacular view of an atoll coral reef with 100 m perpendicular wall, two coral islands and wide spread lagoons. It is the habitat of marine species, marine turtles and a variety of birds.