Palawan Culture Week in Philippines

Aborlan (Palawan), Philippines

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15 people
7 days
Code: 281
Activity and Adventure, Cultural Experiences
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This program offers a great opportunity for you to learn and understand more about Philippine culture and to become more familiar with your surroundings in and around Palawan. It is an enriching experience to get to know the local culture and customs and adapt yourself to the local environment.

Throughout this week, you will partake in Philippine language classes, a cooking class and visit a local market amongst many other things!

The week acts as a recommended introduction to Palawan and Philippine culture but also as the perfect platform for meeting and bonding with fellow participants.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

This program starts every week.

During 2018

This program starts every week.

Aims & Objectives
  • Help you get familiar with your local surroundings
  • Teach you helpful phrases in the local language
  • Broaden your knowledge of the local customs, history and culture
  • Provide a full induction, preparing you for a longer stay!
Schedule
Monday
  • Breakfast
  • Cultural introduction and handling of all required documents
  • Lunch
  • Workshop: Weaving coconut leaves or broom making
  • Walk through the local village
  • Welcome dinner
Tuesday
  • Breakfast
  • Visit at a local farm (vegetables, coconut or rice)
  • Philippine language class (tagalog)
  • Clean-up drive around the village plaza
  • Lunch
  • Making souvenir bracelets
  • Cooking class
  • Dinner
Wednesday
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the capital of Puerto Princesa and its downtown area. Visit the butterfly garden, explore the famous church and the memorial park.
  • Lunch in Puerto Princesa.
  • Visit to the Palawan Museum and have time to shop in Robinsons Mall Palawan
  • Back to our center
  • Dinner
Thursday
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing around Nara, including its local market
  • Lunch in Nara
  • Free time at a waterfall to swim and get refreshed
  • Meeting about the projects in Palawan
  • Dinner
Friday
  • Breakfast
  • Visit the nearby island where they can swim and relax
  • Lunch
  • Orientation to the project location and observation, discussion and meeting about the projects.
  • Evaluation
  • Dinner

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                -

Maximum age:                -

Minimum English level:        Basic

CRB required:                No

Passport copy required:        No

Resume copy required:        No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements

There are no further requirements for this program.

There are no further requirements for this program.

Additional Equipment

No specific equipment required for this program.

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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