First thing to come to a traveler’s mind while planning a trip to the Palawan Island is a visit to Coron and El Nido. If you miss out these areas in the North, you have actually not had the best of Palawan. Palawan Island is about diving, hiking, island hopping, exploring wildlife and getting lured by the majestic waterfalls. “Here’s a list of the best waterfalls in Palawan you must visit on your trip to the island.
List of places to see for waterfalls in Palawan
Situated in Narra, Estrella Falls renders a refreshing feeling to the tourists with its clear flowing waters. The verdant landscape around is another factor that makes it a picturesque view for the visitors. If you want to visit it in peace, do not plan a trip on the weekends. Weekdays are the best time to drown in the beauty of the serene falls. You might need to pay an entry fee of P250 to P500 for which you will get a comfortable room and covered tables in the cottage. Money well spent! You will also find monkeys around, do not feed them and let them be in their space.
Olanguan Waterfalls is one of the best Palawan Island destinations you should visit to make your travel memorable. You need to cross seven small rivers from Barangay Binduvan followed by a 30 minutes’ walk to each the site. While you cover the distance, the scenic beauty, small fishes and large stones in the rivers will amaze you throughout. As soon as you reach Olanguan falls, all that efforts seem worthy of observing the beauty and solitude of the place. Fly now with iEagle !”
Situated in Napsan of Perto Princesa, this waterfall is among the favorites of both the locals and tourists. What makes it so amazing is the solitude and natural beauty, untouched and preserved. Just remember to bring your own sun block, mosquito repellent, food and towels as you won’t find anyone to offer you these services. You can swim and dive in the cold waters of Salakot and if you are a nature admirer, this place will give you the best travel experiences as you soak in the serenity of the green forests and wildlife around.
Located quite deep in the forest area at a distance of one hour from El Nido, Nagkalit-Kalit waterfalls is an amazing place for nature lovers, mountaineers ad trekkers. Why trekkers and mountaineers? Well, you need to hike a trail for around 30-45 minutes to reach the falls. The scenic beauty around is mesmerizing and breathtaking. The best time to visit this destination in the Palawan Island is from June to December. No treks are organized during summers due to dry climate. It affects the water supply t the waterfall. The real fun is in the second half of the year!
Bulalakaw or Bulalacao falls are two waterfalls, one big and one small. The big waterfall measures a height of 80-ft and falls down in thin veil of waters which further flows into a strong stream on reaching the ground. However, it is the small falls that is more swimmable and accessible. You can reach there through a hike of 30 minutes and if you want to see the big falls, the hike time increases to around 2 hours.