Attraction Bacungan River Puerto Princesa Philippines Published on: 13-11-2015
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Why Bacungan River Cruise is special ?
Bacungan River in Barangay Bacungan, home to hundreds of hectares verdant mangrove forest, village wives and their family members prepared and served lunch to tourists on board, while the village youths took turns giving a short lecture with visuals about mangrove ecosystems. It’s not exactly what you’d expect out of a holiday package, but this was no ordinary tour.
Those organizing the tour are residents of Bacungan, some 20 kilometers north of Puerto Princesa City, capital of Palawan. Most of them had been involved in cutting down the very mangroves they are now protecting and showing off to visitors.
What to explore at Bacungan River Cruise?
Cruise through hectares of verdant mangrove forest on board a floating restaurant, stop at some village and watch young children garbed in local costume performing folk dances on the sound of a string band. You will also have your lunch of rice wrapped in banana leaves and dishes like crabs caught from the river.
Not your ordinary tour, cruising Bacungan River is also an educational trip youths take turn in giving short lecture about mangrove ecosystems. But don’t be alarmed, the lectures won’t bore you, you will be busy admiring the lush greeneries around you and watch villagers along the bank doing their daily chores.
How to get to Bacungan River Cruise?
The best way to visit Bacungan River is book a cruise boat tour. You can book at your hotel or via any tourist agents in Puerto Princesa.
- A chance to appreciate the wonders of nature
- Pristine and unique mangrove ecosystem
- An enjoyable two-hour travel
- A trip for those who love nature and enjoy serenity
- Nice trip, nice floating restaurant
Bacungan River Puerto Princesa Philippines