National Museum’s Nature Walk in Baler on May 3-6

I’ve heard beautiful things about Baler and got excited when I got this email invite to a Baler Nature Walk this May 3 to 6 (Tuesday to Friday):

Baler Nature Walk 2011

Summer is almost here and what better way to enjoy it then to hit the rugged outdoors! The National Museum walks Baler this May 3-6! Take a hike with us and learn about one of the most bio-diverse places on the planet.  A four-day, outdoor learning excursion that will focus on Baler’s amazing natural and cultural heritage, the National Museum will take you from to the rugged mountains to the sea. Check out rare plant species while you hike Baler’s rainforest, listen to folktales and marvel at awesome rock formations. Join us as we appreciate Baler’s Biodiversity!

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Date: May 3-6
Where: Baler, Aurora
Inclusions:
Outdoor exploration including rainforest walks and coastal experience
Land Transportation from Manila-Baler-Manila
Accommodation 4days/3nights
All Meals and Snacks
On Site transfers, Baler tours
On-site Lectures
All Adventures and Walks
Price:Php 6,500

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I’ve always preferred immersive travel experiences, as opposed to checklist cover-as-much-as-you-can types.  I like calling it slow travel.

Imagine walking through a rainforest with an actual botanist explaining the different trees and plant species you come across, or getting to know the ins and outs of the local terrain as explained by an expert geologist!

I went on a two-week solo trip all over Palawan last November, and for five days I was on a boating expedition, weaving in and out of the 150 islands of the Linapacan group in between El Nido to Coron.  Luck would have it that a marine biologist also signed up for the trip, and all 19 of us guests and crew had a grand time nitpicking her brain for answers to every sea-related question we could think of!

Here’s the itinerary for the upcoming Baler Walk.  Click to zoom in.  Baler Nature Walk 2011

For more information, contact the National Museum:

Elenita Alba
Education Department
elenita_alba@yahoo.com.ph

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