Michelle Tobias

Sheridan Beach Resort & Spa: Enjoy Comfort and Luxury in Sabang, Puerto Princesa

The ultimate Palawan experience takes you on a journey to see some of the country’s most precious natural gems. Never to be missed is the Puerto Princesa Underground River, which is both a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. It is teeming with spectacular sights and a rich …

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New 7 Wonders of Nature: Puerto Princesa Underground River

Aerial and interior shots of the Underground River courtesy of La Venta Geographical Expedition. On November 11, 2011, the Puerto Princesa Underground River was hailed one of the world’s New 7 Wonders of Nature. The Swiss foundation New7Wonders mobilized a massive campaign where people from all over the world could vote for the most amazing …

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10 Fun Facts To Know Before Visiting the Puerto Princesa Underground River

The Puerto Princesa Underground River is one of the most complex underground water systems in the world. Its fragile ecosystem only allows a maximum of 1,200 visitors a day–to keep the environmental footprint to a minimum and preserve its natural beauty. Travelers who arrive in Palawan via Puerto Princesa most likely include the Underground River …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit the Puerto Princesa Underground River this Summer

It’s no wonder locals and tourists alike have placed Palawan at the top of their travel bucket list in the Philippines. The place is home to several breathtaking destinations! The Puerto Princesa Underground River is just one of the many perfect examples. Stretching 8.2 kilometers long, the Puerto Princesa Underground River is considered the second …

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10 Tips When Touring the Puerto Princesa Underground River

Repeatedly hailed by travel and leisure websites and international publications as the “World’s Best Island,” Palawan offers much more than El Nido’s and Coron’s famed turquoise lagoons, white sand beaches, and breathtaking rock cliffs. The Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) is a 8.2-km-long cave system that contains water flowing from Cabayugan River. With lush forests …

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How to travel responsibly at the Puerto Princesa Underground River

The Underground River in Puerto Princesa is probably the most heavily guarded natural destination in Palawan. All visitors are required to get a permit either through the PPUR Booking Office or by availing the tour with a local tour service provider. Without a permit, visitors cannot go inside the Underground River. The permit is mandatory, …

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Best Time to Visit the Puerto Princesa Underground River

The world-renowned Underground River in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, was built by nature for over 30 million years. Water coursed through the karst limestone mountains, seeping into cracks and crevices, creating passageways, tunnels, and trenches. One of the world’s New 7 Wonders of Nature, the Underground River was carved not just from these passages of fresh …

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