El Nido Photo Tour January 2014 Festival Edition



Join us on a special guided photo tour to the Philippines’s last frontier, Palawan. Wonder at the marvelous karsts of Bacuit Bay. Venture inland to capture beautiful cascades of a pristine waterfalls, unique coves and stunning sunsets by the beach. Experience the small town charm and Ati-atihan festivity of El Nido.

Cost: Php 14,000*


  • Private Coach Transportation roundtrip El Nido and Puerto Princesa
  • Boat and inland tour transfers
  • 5 Days and 4 Nights Accommodations (Twin Sharing)
  • 9 Main Meals plus Tour Lunch and Snacks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Certificates

Participant Limit: Limited to 10 pax.

*Fee is exclusive of airfare

Date and Itinerary

Trip Dates

January 17-21, 2014

Day 1

Today we fly to and assemble at Puerto Princesa. We’ll take private transportation to El Nido. Along the way we’ll do a quick sidetrip in Taytay. We’ll arrive in El Nido late afternoon.

Day 2

We’ll be spending the day on a private boat for a customized tour of Bacuit Bay. At night after dinner participants can also join a night shoot to capture the multitude of stars and moon-illuminated landscape.

Day 3

We’ll venture inland to experience the Ati-atihan festivity at Barotuan, visit a pristine waterfalls, a one of a kind twin-beach and capture the dramatic sunset south of El Nido.

Day 4

Morning is free day for participants to enjoy El Nido and do their own shoots. By the afternoon, we’ll close our tour with photo sharing and awarding.

Day 5

We’ll leave El Nido mid-morning for our afternoon arrival in Puerto Princesa on private transportation.

*Itinerary is subject to change depending on the prevailing weather conditions on the date of the photo tour and other circumstances.

Things to Bring

Suggested Equipment:

  • Cameras (DSLR, Mirrorless, Advance Compact)
  • Standard to wide angle lenses, telephoto and portrait lenses
  • Filters: Gradual Neutral Density (GND), Circular Polarizing (CPL) and Neutral Density (ND)
  • Tripod
  • Extra Batteries
  • Laptops or Ipad/tablets for photo sharing

Things to bring:

  • Light and comfortable hiking clothes
  • Jacket for the cold and rain
  • Headlamp or torch
  • Mosquito repellant
  • Good and comfortable hiking shoes or footwear
  • Mobile phones
  • Dry Bags
  • Swimming clothes


What airline should we book for the tour?
Participants are free to book at any airline like Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, Seair/Tiger or Zest Air who are servicing Puerto Princesa. Please book the earliest flight possible as our target departure for El Nido is between 10am to 11am. For the return flight from Puerto Princesa to your home destination, please book a late afternoon or evening flight.

What is the level of fitness required to join? Are there extensive trekking involved?
Participants of any fitness level can join the tour. The only extensive trekking required is going to one of the waterfalls which takes about 30 minutes. The trail difficulty is easy to moderate with gradual slopes and very manageable.

Will we always be up shooting sunrise and sunsets everyday?
El Nido town and nearby areas faces westward towards the West Philippine Seas so we can assure of good chance of sunsets during the tour. We won’t be shooting sunrise for this tour.

I don’t want to share the room. Can I have the room on my own?
The price is based on double occupancy. We can arrange for you to have your own room depending on availability. Additional charges may apply.

What is your method of Payment?
We accept payment via bank deposit through BPI and BDO. Details would be sent to you once you register on our interest list.

Can we extend our stay in El Nido or Puerto Princesa?
Participants are free to come in early or extend their stay in El Nido or Puerto Princesa at their own expense provided they join the activities during the tour. The private coach transfer between El Nido will not be deducted from the tour rates.

Something came up and I can’t join the tour. Can I refund?
Please see our refund policy below:

  • 100% refund on refunds 1 month before the trip
  • 50% refund 2 weeks before the trip
  • No refund within 2 weeks before the trip
  • Slot is non-transferrable

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