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The Rice Terraces, Philippines

El Nido town, Philippines.

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Countryside, Culture & Coast - 21 Days



Day 1 - Arrival Manila

Meet and Greet at Airport. Transfer to your Hotel.

Overnight in Manila.

Day 2 - Manila City Tour

Explore historic areas such as Intramuros and Fort Santiago. The historic heart of Manila is found inside the walls of Intramuros - the original fortress built by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi when he took control of the city on behalf of Spain in 1571. Casa Manila, a restored 19th century Spanish colonial house, is now a museum, and close by, alongside the Pasig River, is Fort Santiago - once the main defense fortress and centre of power for the Spanish colonial military.

Overnight in Manila.

Day 3 - Manila to Banaue

Overnight in Banaue

Day 4 - Banga-an Day Tour

Tour includes trekking some of the pathways. Also visit the ampitheater-shaped rice terrace slope of Banga-an.

Overnight in Banaue.

Day 5 - Sagada Tour

Exploring Sagada township, the hanging coffins, Lumiang caves, and the picturesque surrounding scenery.

Overnight in Sagada.

Day 6 - Sagada to Manila.

Travel by road from Sagada to Manila.

Overnight in Manila.

Day 7 - Manila to Puerto Princesa

Flight from Manila to Puerto Princesa, Palawan.

Overnight in Puerto Princesa.

Day 8 - St Paul’s Underground River Tour

St Paul's Underground River was awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1999. This national park runs for five miles through a limestone cave before opening out into a lagoon. A sandbar separates the lagoon from the sea. The tour is taken in small canoe-style boats travelling for around 45 minutes through a network of caves.

Overnight in Puerto Princesa.

Day 9 - Puerto Princesa to El Nido

Travel br road to El Nido.

Overnight in El Nido.

Day 10 - Island Hopping and Snorkelling Tour

This is a tour by traditional bangka sailing around the stunning scenery of the Bacuit Archipelago. Stops are made on various islands such as Matinloc Island and Tapiutan Island, with a visit to the Secret Beach. You have a big chance to see Turtles.

Overnight in El Nido.

Day 11 - Free Time at Leisure

Free time at leisure in El Nido.

Overnight in El Nido.

Day 12 - El Nido Kayaking Tour

El Nido Cadlao Island Kayaking Tour.

Overnight in El Nido.

Day 13 - El Nido to Puerto Princesa

Free time at leisure in El Nido.

Overnight in El Nido.

Day 14 - El Nido to Cebu

Direct flight from El Nido to Cebu

Overnight on Mactan Island, Cebu

Day 15 - Cebu City Tour

Cebu City Tour Highlights include Sto. Nino Church, Magellan’s Cross, Fort San Pedro, San Diego-Yap Ancestral House, Museo Sugbo, Taoist Temple, & Heritage Monument.

Overnight on Mactan Island.

Day 16 - Olango Island Day Tour

Olango Island has an international wildlife sanctuary and nature centre in an important wetlands area, being a main stopping-off place for migratory birds flying between Northern Asia and Australasia.

Overnight on Mactan Island.

Day 17 - Cebu to Bohol

Travel from Cebu port to Bohol by fast ferry. Transfer to Panglao Island.

Overnight in Panglao Island Resort.

Day 18 - Whale and Dolphin Spotting and Island-Hopping Tour.

Take an early morning banca ride to watch whales and dolphins in the Bohol Sea with the local boatmen of Pamilacan Island. These boatmen are descended from whale hunters, although now they simply search to let you have sight of the magnificent wildlife that frequents these waters. An island stop-off follows, where you can explore, meet the locals, enjoy a freshly prepared lunch, and maybe have a swim or relax with a massage on the beach.

Overnight in Panglao Island Resort.

Day 19 - Bohol Countryside Tour

A Countryside Tour of Bohol includes Chocolate Hills, Butterfly Farm, Baclayon Church and Museum, a Loboc River cruise, Blood Compact Marker, Bilar Man-Made Forest, as well as an opportunity to see Tarsiers.

Overnight on Panglao Island.

Day 20 - Bohol to Manila.

Transfer to Tagbilaran. Flight fromTagbilaran, Bohol to Manila.

Overnight in Manila.

Day 21 - Departure

Transfer to airport for flight home.

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