Roundtrip Philippines I Banaue Heritage & Island Discovery

Group from 6 persons and
more starting from (p.P)

‎USD 3488

Private tour for 2 persons
starting from (p.P.) : ‎USD 4472

Duration: 13 Days

SOME HIGHLIGHTS WITH Roundtrips.Global

  • Discover the Banaue rice terraces - UNESCO
  • Island Hopping at El Nido
  • Underground River at Puerto Princesa - UNESCO
  • Pure nature at Bohol

Day 1
Manila

MANILA ARRIVAL (D)

Upon your arrival at the airport, you are welcomed and transferred to your hotel. The tour starts right in the heart of the Philippines's financial district – the City of Makati. Have a glimpse of Makati's hustle and bustle as you drive through on your way to the capital city, Manila. Onwards Rizal Park on scenic Roxas Boulevard, arrive in Intramuros, "The Walled City", to see ancient walls, church ruins and relics from Spain's Conquistadores. Further, see also the American War Memorial and Cemetery, the Fort Santiago, the San Augustin Church, Forbes Park, Ayala Avenue and the Cathedral, as well as the National Museum.
Overnight: Manila

Day 2
Manila

MANILA: PAGSANJAN FALLS TOUR (B, L, D)

"Shoot the rapids" on dugout canoes and experience the wonder of nature. Drive south of Manila through the scenic countryside takes you to Pagsanjan, Laguna. Be prepared to board a native canoe skillfully paddled by two boatmen and maneuvered upstream through rocks and boulders amidst steep gorges and lush tropical vegetation. You canl swim or board a bamboo raft through the falls into a cave right behind its veil of water. Don't forget to bring your favourite swimsuit and a towel! Your canoe-ride downstream is an exhilarating rush through the same rocks and boulders you passed on your way upriver. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Continue then to the Hidden Valley Springs if time permits. Anyone who visits the province of Laguna will experience and capture Laguna’s natural gifts and boundless wealth. Youare surrounded by fertile gardens, abundant warm and cold springs, lakes, waterfalls, resorts, the majestic Mount Makiling, and picturesque old churches and houses. Laguna has a wealth of delightful arts and crafts – from carved wooden items to woven mats to delicately embroidered fabrics, and it also offers many enticing flavours from the famous buko pie, local cheese and coconut wine, delicious tropical fruits to exotic dishes. Arrive back in Manila in time for your dinner.
Overnight: Manila

Day 3
Manila

MANILA: TAAL VOLCANO TREKKING TOUR (B, L, D)

Arrival at the Talisay Resort in order to board an outrigger motorized boat for to reach the Volcano Island. Assisted by your guide and a local Coordinator, you ride in a local ponies (optional) or trek along wide hardened black lava flows up to the crater rim view-point, overlooking the two kilometre wide Crater Lake. Within the Crater Lake is another volcanic cinder cone called Vulcan point which appeared during its last major eruption in 1977.   Lunch will be served at a resort. If time permits, visit the Jewish community in Manila, Chinese Cemetery and the Mall of Asia in the afternoon.
Overnight: Manila

Day 4
Banaue

MANILA – BANAUE (B, D)

After breakfast, check out and take the flight to Cauayan from where you travel further via land to Banaue. The rest of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight: Banaue

Day 5
Banaue

BANAUE: HAPAO VILLAGE RICE TERRACES (B, D)

Visit the picturesque town of Hapao in the morning where you can view the Banaue rice terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The terraces are just a few of extensive stoned-walled terraces built centuries ago. It is believed that it is in this place where the origin of the terraces culture of the Ifugao’s started. Visit also the Bontoc Museum, founded by a Belgian Sister, which houses a varied collection of authentic artefacts and photos from the mountain tribes. 
Overnight: Banaue

Day 6
Manila

BANAUE – MANILA (B, D)

It's time to leave Banaue again for Manila. Upon arrival in Manila, you are free at leisure.
Overnight: Manila

Day 7
El NIdo

MANILA – EL NIDO (B, L, D)

Today, you are going to fly over to the beautiful island of El Nido. Upon your arrival, start with your first Island Hopping Tour including a picnic lunch. Visit the Big and Small Lagoon, hop on to Shimizu Island and the Secret Lagoon. Enjoy some time at the 7 Commandos Beach and see the Miniloc Resort, before returning to your Hotel in El Nido Town.
Overnight: El Nido

Day 8
El Nido

EL NIDO: ISLAND HOPPING (B, L, D)

During the morning, enjoy another Island Hopping Tour. Visit the Lagen Resort and relax at the Pinagbuyutan Beach. Discover the beautiful Cathedral and Cudugnon Cave. Also visit the Snake Island as well as the Entalula Island. Before returning to El Nido town, your picnic lunch will be served. The afternoon is free at leisure.
Overnight: El Nido

Day 9
Sabang

EL NIDO – SABANG (B, D)

After your check-out, leave El Nido and travel to Sabang. During the afternoon, enjoy a relaxing Mangrove paddle boat tour, before your dinner is served at the hotel.
Overnight: Sabang

Day 10
Cebu

SABANG – PUERTO PRINCESA – CEBU (B, L, D)

Before you leave Sabang, take an underground river tour. Puerto Princesa’s pride is easily the Underground River, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. The 8.2-kilometre river, said to be the longest navigable underground river in the world, winds its way underneath a mountain range, through the St. Paul Underground River Cave, and then goes out into the South China Sea. The journey through the cave system alone is 24 kilometres long. The entire area where the Underground River is located is actually a national park and a model of biodiversity. More than 800 plant species, including almost 300 trees, 195 bird species, 30 mammals, 19 reptiles, and eight bat species call this area home. After your lunch, take the afternoon flight to Cebu and check into your hotel.
Overnight: Cebu

Day 11
Bohol

CEBU – BOHOL (B, L, D)

Leave Cebu in the morning and take the ferry to Bohol. Upon your arrival, take a full day tour to the scenic countryside of Bohol which showcases the history, culture and nature of the province. The Tour includes the visit to the Blood Compact Shrine, Baclayon Church & Museum, Chocolate Hille, Bilar Man-made forest and the Tarsier Sanctuary. Enjoy your lunch while cruising on the Loboc river.
Overnight: Bohol

Day 12
Bohol

BOHOL: PAMILACAN MARINE LIFE TOUR (B, L, D)

An early morning boat trip to the seawaters south-east of Tagbilaran City on board a motorized outrigger boat. The Seawaters around Pamilacan Island is home to at least 6 species of whales and dolphins. It is maybe interesting to note that the crew and “spotters” for this tour are the former whale hunters, now trained as “Spotters” who gave up their livelihood in favour of preserving the environment. You are also able to swim in the sea or rent snorkelling equipment. Take also part at a village tour and enjoy a picnic lunch on land of Pamilacan Island.
Overnight: Bohol

Day 13
Cebu

BOHOL – CEBU – DEPARTURE (B)

After breakfast, you are transferred to the Tagbilaran Pier for your ferry to Cebu. Upon arrival in Cebu, take part in your half day CityTour. Visit Fort San Pedro, Magellan’s Cross, the oldest street in Cebu, which is the Colon Street, and the famous Carbon Market where goods are sold at lowest price. Appreciate Cebu’s rich culture, creatively assimilating foreign influences with local folk sensibilities, as seen in old churches like the Basilica Minore and majestic Taoist Temple. Enjoy scenic beauty driving through hilly residential areas and colourful gardens of Beverly Hills. Short shopping stops for Cebu’s handicrafts maybe done at the end of the tour. Proceed then to the Airport for your flight home or onward flight.

Day 1 Manila

Day 2 Manila

Day 3 Manila

Day 4 Banaue

Day 5 Banaue

Day 6 Manila

Day 7 El NIdo

Day 8 El Nido

Day 9 Sabang

Day 10 Cebu

Day 11 Bohol

Day 12 Bohol

Day 13 Cebu

Map
Accommodation

Hotel

Meals

12x Breakfast, 7x Lunch, 12x Dinner

Transport

Private Car/Minivan

Guide

English Speaking (German Speaking on Request!)

Hotel

4 Star Hotels

Remarks

To make your Roundtrip more interesting, we recommend you to check out our other package: Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia or Thailand.


We reserve the right to adjust the above mentioned prices in the case of strong currency fluctuations between the USD ($) and the Euro (€)

Inclusions
  • 12 nights in your chosen accomodation
  • Meal as specified in itinerary
    (B = Breakfast, BR = Brunch, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Activities and excursions according to itinerary

    FOR EXAMPLE:
    - half day CityTour of Cebu
    - Pamilacan Marine LIfe Tour
    - Bohol Countryside Tour
    - Puerto Princesa Underground River Tour - UNESCO World Heritag Site
    - Island Hopping tours around El Nido
    - Hapao Village Tour & Rice terraces - UNESCO World Heritage Site
    - Taal Volcano trekking tour
    - Pagsanjan Falls Tour
    - Manila City Tour


  • Tours and excursions in mini buses/buses, ferry
    or with public transportation according to itinerary
  • Domestic flights including all service fees according to itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Admission fees according to itinerary

Exclusions
  • International flights
  • Meals other than mentioned in itinerary
  • Tours and Excursions other than mentioned in itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses and tips for driver/guides
  • Visa fees 

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