Seminar Series 

El Nido, Palawan

Are you planning to visit El Nido, Palawan after the International Assembly of Youth for UNESCO? Join us! 50 slots only on a first-come-first-serve basis!

Sustainable, Innovative Tourism Education for Development (SITED) 

Seminar Series

El Nido, Palawan December 1-4, 2024

Theme: “Empowering Youth Leaders through Sustainable Tourism”


Day 1 – December 1, 2024 (Sunday

6:00 pm : Departure from Puerto Princesa City to El Nido, Palawan 

1:00 am: Arrival in El Nido Palawan and Hotel Check In 

Day 2 – December 2, 2024 (Monday)

8:00 am – Tour A – Island Hopping Itinerary 

- Big Lagoon: Start your journey with a visit to the stunning Big Lagoon, a place where the azure waters blend with towering limestone cliffs, creating a picturesque natural masterpiece.

- Secret Lagoon: Discover the well-kept secret of El Nido, the Secret Lagoon. Accessible only through a small crevice, this hidden gem offers a sense of mystery and wonder that's sure to enchant you.

- Shimizu Island: Snorkel and swim in the vibrant coral gardens surrounding Shimizu Island. Witness a kaleidoscope of marine life, making it a paradise for underwater enthusiasts.

- 7 Commando Beach: Relax on the powdery sands of 7 Commando Beach, named after a group of Japanese commandos who took refuge here during World War II. Enjoy the sunshine, beach games, or simply soak up the tropical atmosphere.

- Payong-Payong Beach: Experience the serene Payong-Payong Beach, a peaceful cove where you can savor the tranquility and untouched beauty of El Nido.

5:00 pm Back to Hotel 

Day 3 – December 3, 2024 (Tuesday)

8:00 am – Tour C Island Hopping Tour

- Helicopter Island: Begin your journey at the stunning Helicopter Island, known for its unique limestone formations that resemble a helicopter from a distance. Dive into the turquoise waters and be mesmerized by the vibrant marine life.

- Hidden Beach: Discover the elusive beauty of Hidden Beach, nestled within a dramatic limestone cove. Reach this secret haven through a small crevice during low tide, where you'll find crystal-clear waters and a tranquil, hidden paradise.

- Secret Beach: Step into another world at the Secret Beach, accessible only through a small gap in the rocks. Here, you'll find a secluded stretch of shoreline and serene waters that invite you to relax and unwind.

- Talisay Beach: Enjoy the soft sands and inviting waters of Talisay Beach, a perfect spot for a beachside picnic or water activities. The view of towering limestone cliffs is simply breathtaking.

- Matinloc Shrine: Explore the historic Matinloc Shrine, perched on a hill with panoramic views of the sea. This spot not only offers historical insights but also breathtaking vistas.

5:00 pm Back to Hotel

Day 4 – December 4, 2024 (Wednesday)

7:00 am – Breakfast 

9:00 am – Check-out and Travel to Puerto Princesa 

4:00 pm – Arrival in Puerto Princesa Airport 

Registration fee is 11,000 pesos or $200.00

Inclusion: Van Transfer from Puerto Princesa to El Nido (Vice-Versa), Hotel Accommodation for 3 days with breakfast (quadruple sharing), Tour A and Tour C Island Hopping Tour, Environmental Fee, Lunch Buffet during the island hopping tours, licensed tour guides and certificate of participation.