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Philippines Discovery

  • Duration

    14 days
  • Tour Type

    Group Tour
  • Tour Style

    Go Beyond
  • Price From

    £3,390pp
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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.

Tour Highlights

Our Philippines Discovery tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Tour Itinerary

  • Days 1-2

    Fly to Manilla

    Days 1-2 - Fly to Manilla

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

    • Dinner
  • Day 3

    Pampanga

    Day 3 - Pampanga

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

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4

    Mount Pinatubo

    Day 4 - Mount Pinatubo

    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.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5

    Banaue

    Day 5 - Banaue

    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.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 6

    Hapao Rice Terraces

    Day 6 - Hapao Rice Terraces

    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.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 7

    Sagada

    Day 7 - Sagada

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

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8

    Baguio

    Day 8 - Baguio

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

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9

    Vigan

    Day 9 - Vigan

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

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10

    Laoag & Fly to Manilla

    Day 10 - Laoag & Fly to Manilla

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

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11

    Fly to Bohol

    Day 11 - Fly to Bohol

    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.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 12

    Chocolate Hills

    Day 12 - Chocolate Hills

    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.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 13

    Cebu

    Day 13 - Cebu

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

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 14

    Fly Cebu to UK

    Day 14 - Fly Cebu to UK

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

    • Breakfast

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

  • Nights 2

    City Garden Grand 4 Star Hotel

    Superbly located in chic Makati with lovely rooms and a great rooftop bar, City Garden Grand is a perfect option in Manila.

  • Nights 2

    Green Canyon Resort 3 Star Hotel

    Green Canyon is located in beautiful grounds with nature trails on the site of an organic farm. There is a huge pool and a separate wave pool separated by a hanging bridge, as well as an outdoor restaurant.

  • Nights 3

    Banaue Hotel 3 Star Hotel

    This is a large hotel located in the rice terrace region with well sized rooms and many facilities including a swimming pool, buffet restaurant and bar.

  • Night 1

    Burnham Suites 3 Star Hotel

    Burnham Suites is a classic city hotel with large rooms and offers a good breakfast.

  • Night 1

    Hotel Luna 4 Star Hotel

    This is a charming place to stay with lots of colonial character and features a courtyard with small swimming pool. Rooms are cosy and the hotel has a lovely bar and gourmet restaurant on site.

  • Nights 2

    Bohol Beach Club 4 Star Hotel

    Bohol Beach Club is situated on the best stretch of white beach on Panglao Island. The resort is well laid out with excellent facilities, featuring bright, airy rooms and a superb restaurant serving local and international cuisine.

  • Night 1

    Marco Polo 4 Star Hotel

    Marco Polo is an international style hotel with great facilities including several dining options and an outdoor pool. Nestled in the prestigious Nivel Hills, the hotel provides a spectacular view of the city and Mactan Island.

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 26°c
  • 14mm
  • Baguio
  • 18°c
  • 12mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 26°c
  • 7mm
  • Baguio
  • 18°c
  • 36mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 28°c
  • 21mm
  • Baguio
  • 20°c
  • 56mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 29°c
  • 19mm
  • Baguio
  • 20°c
  • 103mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 30°c
  • 139mm
  • Baguio
  • 20°c
  • 331mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 29°c
  • 284mm
  • Baguio
  • 20°c
  • 481mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 28°c
  • 364mm
  • Baguio
  • 20°c
  • 671mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 27°c
  • 476mm
  • Baguio
  • 19°c
  • 848mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 28°c
  • 334mm
  • Baguio
  • 19°c
  • 582mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 28°c
  • 200mm
  • Baguio
  • 19°c
  • 262mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 27°c
  • 111mm
  • Baguio
  • 19°c
  • 152mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Manila
  • 26°c
  • 56mm
  • Baguio
  • 18°c
  • 29mm
Philippines Discovery map

Places Visited: UK - Manila (1N) - Pampanga (2N) - Banaue (3N) - Baguio (1N) - Vigan (1N) - Manila (1N) - Bohol (2N) - Cebu (1N) - UK

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