Province of Palawan What to Pack

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Province of Palawan What to Pack

  • To Bring:

    - clothes (preferably dry fit especially when you do island hopping and UR tours)- trekking sandals w/ staps (this is very me)- googles/snokling gadgets- cap/hat/umbrella (as the weather is PP is unpredictable)- dry bag (to avoid your things getting wet) - sunblock- moisturizer- insect repellent - camera (preferably waterproof to...

  • Anti-Malaria Pills

    Malaria is endemic in Palawan, so better take anti-malaria pills .. better safe than sorry Hi,Malaria is endemic in Palawan. It is better to take some precautions than to be sorry later.Last year we went to Palawan via Puerto Princesa this was our IT:Honday Bay --> Sabang (includes underground river and mangroves) --> Fort Isabel then El...

  • Off to the beach and more

    Regular luggage are ok when you stay in hotels in Puerto Princesa or in the mainland. Bring waterproof bags when staying in the islands. Pack light. Travelling during the summer can get very hot, bring shorts, light tees and tank tops, insect repellant esp when going to the subterranean river area. A hat or scarf, sunblock, a small fan can help...


    I always carry a 10 liter dry bag, available at most sporting goods shop. When island hopping you never know when a storm will hit. Plus sometimes the inside of the boat gets splashed by waves. Save your digital equipment and all other dry items by purchasing one of these. These should cost no more than $20. If you plan to go hiking in the...

  • Suffer the DUST should you forget those...

    Handkerchief or better a dust cover. If you are allergic to dust, dont forget to bring these since travel between the airport to the Coron town proper is so rough esp during summer.As of this time, There is no fully covered public transport vehicle that will shield you from the dirt. Mostly they are open type jeepneys and motorcycles.

  • Fresh feeling with Light Colored Cotton...

    backpacks Light colored Cotton shirt, shorts, sunglasses, cap. Please don't wear black/dark shirts so pesky killer mosquitoes won't be attracted to you. Medicines, vitamin c, anti-mosquito repellents, extra photo memory cards since photoshops there are rare. snorkelling gear, diving gear, goggles but there are licensed well equipped stores like...

  • Pack that Sheet & Pack that Sheet

    A waterproof bag for travelling in the seas and rivers. tank tops, shorts, bathing suits, flip-flops, & aqua socks. lots and lots of insect repellant lotion or spray (be sure to put it in your check-in luggage), bonamine (for "byahilo" motion sickness), and alka seltzer for your hang-overs. Also, sunblock. aquapac! or any other underwater casing...

  • The signal is OFF!

    Wear shorts if you plan to do the underground river tour. Part of the journey will be on boat and jumping off/into the boat can get your thighs wet. Again, don't forget to apply OFF mosquito repellant lotion liberally on exposed parts of your body. Sabang is more forested than Puerto Princesa where more insects inhabit. Sabang is a Smart...

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