Half part of this 5day experience is a 2 night stay in our Island retreat; camp Ngey Ngey in Busuanga, here you settle for a few days to absorb the atmosphere of this isolated island. Either actively exploring its beaches, jungle and reefs or just sunbathe, laze around our playful lounges.
The other half is hopping on a boat on a 3D/2N expedition to the remote islands of Culion, linapacan and North El Nido, where you will have full days of exploring villages, bays and beaches spending the nights in our remote island camps.
October 2017 – August 2018:
|Rate per person||605||555||470||29,800|
|Rate per person (Peak Season)||720||660||555||35,500|
Peak Season Departure Dates:
Dec 20 – Jan 10 – PreXmas, Xmas/NY, PostNY
Feb 12 – Feb 18 – Lunar NY
Mar 25 – Mar 31 – Easter
10% Off on selected dates
*PHP Payment only available for Philippine Residence.
All payments are managed by Kultura Adventure Pte Ltd
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
» The journey with us from El Nido to Coron [or vice versa]
» 2 night Tao Style Camping
» 2 nights hut accommodation in Camp Ney!Ngey!
» The wild open nature and island living
» All freshly prepared meals, drinks and snacks
» Happy hour Sunset Cocktails
» Mask and Snorkels (No Fins)
» A massage in our base-camp
» A donation to the Tao Kalahi Foundation Projects
» Fins, Towels
» Accommodation before and after the trip
» Tip for the crew
» Perfect weather
» Alcoholic drinks [all at cost price on board] – 1$ beer, 1$ cocktails, 1$ Cola/Juice.
» All payment/bank fees (including corresponding bank fees)
* Bring cash upon checking in for alcoholic drinks and merchandise. Recommended amount – 3000PHP – 5000PHP per person.
Extra payments you need to expect:
» Php200 Linapacan Eco-Tourism Development Fee (ETDF) – valid for 7 days
» Php200 El Nido Eco-Tourism Development Fee (ETDF) – valid for 10 days
These are compulsory taxes by the local governments for everyone local and foreign visitors. Collected before getting in the port. Always ask for receipt.
Join other travelers on a scheduled trip Coron to El Nido (Monday/Tuesday -Friday/Saturday) or El Nido to Coron (Monday-Friday)
DEPARTS [start] between 7:30am-8:00am from the port/pier of El Nido or office in Coron.
ARRIVES [end] between 4pm-5pm at the port/pier of either El Nido or Coron.
The Island Retreat + Expedition Combo is a sociable experience, shared with individuals from all over the world.
We encourage a wide mix of ages within the group, from old time adventurers, short break professionals to first time travelers- they all make the good atmosphere onboard, there is no upper age limit- all you need is an adventurous spirit.
We also welcome families with kids from 5 years old. You should be comfortable in the water as swimming is a big part of the island experience, however any travellers worried about their physical capability, no matter how severe, our crew are happy and ready to help.
We run the expeditions on different sizes of boats. There can be up to 24 guests on each expedition and 8-10 local crew. We can not confirm the size of the groups in advance.
1.5 hour Van and boat transfer to Manguengey island, you start with the 2 night island retreat before hopping on board for your expedition ending in El Nido.
You will hop on a 3 day boat expedition exploring remote islands ending in Camp Ngey Ngey for 2 night stay then transfer to Coron town 1.5 hours by boat and van on the afternoon 5th day.
Please come in and see us between 3pm to 4pm a day before your scheduled departure so you can register and settle your remaining balance if there is any.
In Coron, we have the Tao office by the main strip of Don Pedro Street.
In El Nido, the Tao Office is located in Corong Corong. Present a valid photo ID upon checking in. Briefing starts at 4pm.
Take a look at the Travel Information section at the bottom of the main page.
Here you will find useful information and answers to questions for travel in Palawan, flight information, accommodation recommendations, packing lists and everything else you need to know.
Start your application with selecting your travel month and then choose a date from the list, the color is telling you, how many free places are still available for that expedition:
Please choose the month you want to travel, then you get a list with all available dates for that month, you can browse through the list with the buttons “EARLIER” or “LATER”.
Select the date you want, then you get the choice to pick up an alternate date. Subsequent we will ask you for some personal information who you are and why you want to travel with us and who else you want to bring with you.
After sending the booking form you will get an automatic confirmation mail. Please check your entry mail and make sure that mails from the server “taophilippines.com” will not be rejected by your spam filter!
Dates that are full and have a long wait list will no longer appear on the calendar. If you don’t hear from us within 3 days, please send an email to [email protected].