Philippines Discovery

Start: UK Finish: UK

Visiting: London, Manila, Pampanga, Banaue, Baguio, Vigan City, Laoag City, Bohol, Cebu City


Duration: 14 Nights

Physical rating: Medium

Special diets catered: Vegetarians, Meat

Tour Operator: Wendy Wu

Group size: 8 - 18

Age range: 16-70

Tour operated in: English


Prices From: 0

Tour Overview

Discover the culture and nature of the Philippines - South East Asia's lesser visited gem. Journey from the stunning rice terraces of the northern highlands to colonial Vigan and the sand dunes of Laoag, before finishing on the beaches of Bohol to view the magnificent Chocolate Hills.

Highlights

  • iconExplore the captivating rice terraces of Banaue
  • iconLearn about the local culture of the northern highlands (cordilleras)
  • iconMarvel at the natural beauty of the Chocolate Hills
  • iconSpot tarsiers - the smallest primate in the world - in Bohol
  • iconWander the charming streets of colonial Vigan
  • iconSee the hanging coffins and burial caves of Sagada

Places You'll See

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Itinerary

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icon Day 1 -2 : Fly to Manilla

Location: London, Manila

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Dinner

Fly overnight to Manila with an evening arrival and transfer to your hotel in the cosmopolitan area of the city.

icon Day 3 : Pampanga

Location: Pampanga

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a rolling tour of Intramuros — the colonial centre of Manila — before transferring north to the hills of Pampanga.

icon Day 4 : Mount Pinatubo

Location: Pampanga

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is the chance to hike to the magnificent crater lake of Mount Pinatubo and visit a local indigenous village. For those who do not wish to do this hike, then the nature trails at Green Canyon resort are an easier alternative option.

icon Day 5 : Banaue

Location: Banaue

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Transfer to the northern highlands (cordilleras) and gateway to the rice terraces of Luzon. En route visit San Guillermo Church in the town of Bacolor

icon Day 6 : Hapao Rice Terraces

Location: Banaue

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Board a jeepney and head into the highlands for a walk through the rice terraces, arriving at a hot spring where you can bathe in the river and in the warm rockpool.

icon Day 7 : Sagada

Location: Banaue

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you will take a day trip to visit the fascinating hanging coffins and burial caves of Sagada, enjoying incredible scenery en route.

icon Day 8 : Baguio

Location: Baguio

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Make your way to the pleasant city of Baguio, visiting the market area, presidential mansion, weaving workshop and municipal park.

icon Day 9 : Vigan

Location: Vigan City

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Head to the coast today and arrive at the charming colonial town of Vigan - the only UNESCO World Heritage city in South East Asia except Malacca in Malaysia. Wander the cobblestone streets visiting colonial houses, museums and a pottery workshop.

icon Day 10 : Laoag & Fly to Manilla

Location: Laoag City, Manila

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

See the city of Laoag and its coastal sand dunes before flying back to Manila.

icon Day 11 : Fly to Bohol

Location: Bohol

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Take a morning flight to the beautiful island of Bohol and explore Panglao island, including Hinagdanan Cave and the lovely Bohol Bee Farm where you can enjoy organic ice cream.

icon Day 12 : Chocolate Hills

Location: Bohol

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today you will visit the stunning Chocolate Hills including lunch on a river cruise and a visit to the tarsier sanctuary. Tarsiers are intriguing creatures and the smallest primate in the world.

icon Day 13 : Cebu

Location: Cebu City

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Take the ferry to Cebu and enjoy a tour finishing with great views overlooking the city and bay.

icon Day 14 : Fly Cebu to UK

Location: London

Meals: Breakfast

Board your flight to the UK, arriving home the same or following day.

What's Included

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    Fully Guided

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    Accommodation

    12 nights in 3+/4 star

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    Entrance Fees

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    Local Taxes

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    All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

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    Fully Inclusive

    Touring with Guides and entrance fees

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    Country Entry Visas

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    International Travel

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    Meals – Full Board

    Breakfasts: 12, Lunches: 11, Dinners: 12

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

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    Flights

    International flights and current taxes

What's Not Included

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    Tipping and Gratuities

Book with Confidence

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    Low Deposit

    Wendy Wu requires a deposit of 350 GBP to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 75 days before departure..

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    Secure payments

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