8-Day Philippines Highlights-Special Offer
From $1169 Land and Air
- Visit Manila and El Nido
- Explore Spanish architecture at Manila’s Santiago Fortress, Manila Cathedral and Saint Augustine’s Church
- Enjoy the casual lifestyles away from the big city of Manila
- Confortable hotel accommodation with daily breakfasts
- International airfares included
- Choice of sightsee, entertainment and culinary add-ons for enhanced experiences
# Not Included:
Prices do not include Optional Programs, Local Gratuities, Travel Medical and Interruption Insurances, Airlines Seat Assignments Fees, Personal Expenses …
# Additional Information:
Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers. Full-Package Prices include airfare, fuel surcharges, airport taxes and fees. All prices are per person based on double occupancy. Full-Package (Air and land) tour prices apply from the gateway airport or city specified in the Package Highlights. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher. The total price will be clearly displayed prior to any deposit being required. Additional baggage charges may apply.
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.
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Day 1 Depart for the Philippines
Board the flight from your international gateway city for a trip to the islands in the Philippines. Enjoy the hospitality onboard the flight as you cross the International Date Line.
Day 2 Arrival in Manila
Welcome to Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Our tour representative will meet and greet you as you exit the customs and immigration, and will arrange for your transfer to the hotel for check-in. The rest of the day will be at your own leisure to get acclimatize to the new time zone.
Day 3 Manila
After breakfast, visit the walled city inside Manila that was originally founded by Spanish navigator Miguel López de Legazpi in 1571, where he established the early settlement for Spain and as the first Governor-General of the Spanish East Indies. Also visit Manila Cathedral, Saint Augustine's Church and Santiago Fortress to understand the life history if José Rizal who motivated the people's revolution through his literary works. There will be the option to take a ride on a "Calesa" or a horse-drawn carriage through the city. The afternoon is at your own leisure to explore the city on your own, or to join in the optional Private Filipino Home Cooking Class.
Optional Program: Private Filipino Home Cooking Class at $65 per person. Learn about traditional Filipino culinary culture, recipe, and ingredients and enjoy Private cooking class in a chef's Manila home. Follow a host and chef into their garden to pick ingredients, such as calamansi and lemongrass, which you'll use to prepare some Filipino family recipes in a private kitchen. Learn about Filipino food and culture through the cooking lesson and your guide's commentary as you enjoy the food you've cooked.
Day 4 Manila - El Nido
After breakfast take a short one-and-a-half-hour flight from Manila to Puerto Princesa where upon arrival, you will be driven to El Nido – the romantic escapade of white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and steep karst cliffs. Check into your hotel, experience the stark tranquility here and relax for the rest of the day.
Overnight: El Nido
Day 5 El Nido
Your free day at own leisure or join in the optional El Nido Island Hopping Tour to explore the region.
Optional Program: El Nido Island Hopping Tour at $49 per person. You will have the opportunity to touch and sink your soles into white-sand beaches coral reefs and more during this island-hopping journey. Starting from El Nido, stop at the Big Lagoon, where tourist entry is exclusively limited to only a few hundred persons a day and advance reservation is necessary, then head out to Secret Lagoon, Shimizu Island and Seven Commandos Island. All these picturesque white-sand beaches are no longer appearing in posters but in reality together with the lush green tropical environment that surrounds you at every stop. Like in most parts of El Nido, enjoy swimming in the clear blue ocean while taking in the spectacular views of the karst landscapes.
Overnight: El Nido
Day 6 El Nido
Today is free at your own leisure to relax and day-dream on the beach or explore the area at your own pace.
Overnight: El Nido
Day 7 El Nido - Puerto Princesa – Manila
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and be driven to Puerto Princesa on Palawan Island. This city has been recognized as the Philippines' cleanest and greenest city capital. It also houses amazing seafood restaurants that will satisfy every taste bud that is worthy of your own culinary adventure. Fly to Manila today.
Day 8 Depart from Manila
Fly home today, your Philippines trip finished today.
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Learn about traditional Filipino culinary culture, recipe, and ingredients and enjoyPrivate cooking class in a chef's Manila home. Follow a host and chef into their garden to pick ingredients, such as calamansi and lemongrass, which you'll use to prepare some Filipino family recipes in a private kitchen. Learn about Filipino food and culture through the cooking lesson and your guide's commentary as you enjoy the food you've cooked(Duration:3hours).
|Day #3||01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2049||$65.00|
Explore white-sand beaches, coral reefs, and so much more during this island-hopping tour from El Nido. Stop At Big Lagoon (premium stop, tourist entry is limited to a few hundred per day, booking in advance is a must), Secret Lagoon, Shimizu Island and Seven Commandos Island. All these white-sand beaches are cool places to relax and to hang out because it's filled with lush green trees. Like in most parts of El Nido, you can enjoy swimming in its clear blue water while enjoying an awesome view of the karsts.
|Day #5||01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2049||$49.00|