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Travel G.R.E.E.N (Guard, Respect, Educate, El Nido)

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Travel G.R.E.E.N (Guard, Respect, Educate, El Nido)

From sustainable menus, to nature-based activities low in carbon footprint and high in natural and cultural interpretation, to use of renewable materials in construction, to green design and architecture. to strong community partnerships, to guilt-free luxury in unbeatable tropical biodiversity, alternative routes for the responsible traveler, in partnership with El Nido Resorts – is the Philippines most awarded property in terms of sustainable and responsible tourism. In the past 40 years years, El Nido Resorts have initiated opportunities for guests to experience nature and the local culture. Providing leisurely, engaging, and educational experiences. Servicing guest in a manner that has the least impact on environment and promotes respect for El Nido’s local people and culture.

Detailed itinerary
Day 1
Manila – El Nido

Take a morning flight to El Nido. Upon arrival transfer to the resort proceed with the sustainability tour where you get a glimpse of the resorts responsible tourism practices and learn about waste management.

Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at the resort

Meal included: Lunch (depending on time of arrival in resort), Dinner

Day 2
El Nido

Star the day early and visit the Big or Small lagoon, they say you haven’t really gone to El Nido if you haven’t seen the iconic Big and Small Lagoons. Return to the resort for lunch before proceeding with the Island Tour. Find out how Snake Island got its name, climb into Cudugnon Cave, and see the cathedral-like formation of Pinasil. Our guides will give you fun facts and interesting stories as you discover the famous spots of El Nido. Get the opportunity to participate in coastal cleanup to stop marine debris from further destroying our coastal environment.

For certified divers, you may opt to lend a helping hand to the environmental officers through monitoring and assessment of coastal reefs. You’ll go through a quick lesson and then awaken your inner scientist in field activity.

In the afternoon, participate in tree planting where you are given tree seedlings, not only to offset carbon count but regenerate endangered species such as the ipil tree.

Did you know that for every flight you take, six trees are needed to absorb that flight’s carbon emission?

Return to resort for overnight accommodation
Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3
El Nido

After breakfast proceed to fishing with the community where you will learn from fishing folks who willingly share their knowledge in traditional bottom-fishing. This activity generates a greater economic opportunity as earnings in a few hours is even more than what could take whole day to catch. Their first-hand experience with the guests also makes them appreciate the need to protect Bacuit Bay.

Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
El Nido
Go on a peaceful cruise through the mangroves of Aberawan River in Bacuit Bay. Nature enthusiast may request the use of eco-boat for bird watching. Tour may take an hour to two hours.

Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5
El Nido – Manila (onward destination)

Meal included:
Breakfast

 

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