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TAO EXPERIENCE PALAWAN

Boat Expeditions and Island Retreats

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We are Tao

In 2005, wandering explorers sailed through untouched islands to discover a life of boundless freedom, raw nature, and simple luxury — thus Tao was born.

We host open-minded travellers
on adventures through nature
and explorations of what it means to be human.

The Tao experience is not for everybody
...is it for you?


travelers

Join a group of like-minded travelers.

community

Hosted by a local community
working with pride.

essential

Disconnect from the unnecessary and reconnect with the essential.

luxury

Find luxury in the raw beauty
of island life.

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Discover the power of tourism
to build resilient communities.

Our Mission

To show you the beauty of the Philippines
through its people and culture.
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What does TAO mean?

TAO MEANS HUMAN IN THE FILIPINO LANGUAGE.
Tao Story 3

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Tao Projects

We believe in a new social movement, a progress that accounts for a positive return to society. Through our research, education and examples, the Tao community aims to prove that there are many ways in which every Filipino can benefit and share in the opportunities that tourism brings.

BAMBOO ARCHITECTURE

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EDUCATION is the SOLUTION

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BUILDING A NATIVE SAILBOAT

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WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION

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RETURN TO NATURAL FARMING

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This journey is not for everyone.

Before applying to take part in this experience you [and everyone in your group] must understand that what Tao offers is not a tour or a hotel. This is a journey to the most remote islands in Palawan.

We love it, but we understand that it is not everyone's idea of a good time...

... is it yours?

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Choose Your Experience

Join us on a journey to discover the raw beauty of the Philippines.