One very notably landmark is called Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park; this underground river is included among list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
|Entrance to the Subterranean River|
The National Park is described as an enchanting place, captivating tourists because of its majestic rock formations and serene beauty. The stalactites and stalagmites are analogous to religious-like images generating awe and amazement. Bay-dwelling flora and faunas are abundant and lively making it an instant attraction to tourists. The entrance to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is a short hike from the town of Sabang.
|Massive stalagmites greet visitors inside the Underground River|
|A vegetated part of the river near the entrance|
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park has more reasons than simply an expedition site. One worth mentioning is the wildlife preservation park where the endangered Philippine Mouse Deer and famous Palawan Peacock Pheasants dwell.
|Palawan Peacock Pheasant|
|Philippine Mouse Deer|
The underground river can easily be navigable, trained park staff operates paddle boats up to a forty five minute tour of the cave formations to appreciate naturally formed geological sculptures. Cave-dwelling bats numbering in thousands and swiftlets inhabit the cave.
|Palawan Swiftlet on its nest|
|The 5.3 Kilometer Forest Trail in Sabang|
A mangrove paddleboat tour allows visitors to value what aged growth mangrove forest free from human exploitation looks like. Tourists can take part and contribute to the cause of preservation by planting mangrove saplings in key planting areas. The project is managed and operated by local community residents epitomizing a role model for community enrichment.
|The Sabang Mangrove|
The National Park also offers adventure caving from the Underground River. The area possesses a number of cave systems worth exploring. Climbing Ugong Rock allows one to view the contiguous natural finery. There also is the Lions Cave and the Daylight Hole.
|The Ugong Rock - a natural limestone formation in the middle of rice field|
|Lion Cave, where s lion-shaped stalagmite can be found|
|The Daylight Hole Cave|
The shoreline comprises white sand beaches, perhaps the island’s most beautiful and pristine beaches. Among the well-liked resorts are the Sabang beach, Panaguman beach, and Marta Fe beach. The inviting and soothing waters make it idyllic for swimming or simply enjoying the sun.
My invitation to all, visit the Philippines and experience Palawan....