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12 Days 11 Night Island Escape

USD 2,269per person

Description:

For 12 Days/11 Nights, indulge in a journey of pure bliss and beauty as the Island Escape Package takes you to the most beautiful places in the Philippines. Travel around the busy life in Manila and head towards the amazing highlands of Tagaytay. Experience paradise at its finest in Boracay, also named Best Overall Island of 2012 by Travel+Leisure. Be one with nature and explore the cleanest and greenest city of Palawan. Meet the famous Philippine tarsier and marvel at the Chocolate Hills in Bohol.

Explore around Puerto Princesa City and take a trip to its famous tourist destinations - Crocodile Farm, Mitra's Ranch, Baker's Hill, Baywalk, Cathedral/Plaza Quartel and learn more about the Binuatan Creation. Take the Underground River Tour and cruise along the famed Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Be captivated by the fantastic beaches of Honda Bay, indulge in the amazing waters and discover the diverse marine life at the Honda Bay. Go on a countryside tour in Tagaytay and see the beekeeping industry at Ilog ni Maria Bee Farm, wander around Sonya’s Garden, enjoy the fantastic sights of its verdant highlands and cool weather. Head Cebu, the Queen City of South, and visit its many historic landmarks - Monument of Lapu-Lapu, Magellan’s Cross, Fort San Pedro, Basilica Menore del Sto. Niño. Take a quick stop at the grand Taoist Temple and pass by the Cebu Heritage Monument. Continue your adventure in Bohol, home of the famous Philippine Tarsier and the Chocolate Hills. Take a trip to Bohol's major attractions - Blood Compact Site/Shrine, Baclayon Church, Clarin Ancestral House; cruise the Loboc River while dining on board; learn about the local industries and take in the tranquility of nature at the man-made forest. A trip to the Philippines is never complete without a Boracay experience. Indulge in a tropical paradise - laze on the beach, soak up the sun and explore the great waters of Boracay.

Airfares:

  • Roundtrip Manila-Puerto Princesa-Manila via PAL Express
  • One-way Manila/Cebu via PAL Express
  • One-way Cebu/Caticlan via PAL Express
  • One-way Caticlan/Manila via PAL Express

Accommodations:

  • Four (4) nights stay at the Peninsula Manila (or similar hotel) with breakfast
  • Three (3) nights stay at Hotel Centro with breakfast
  • Two (2) nights stay at Bluewater Maribago with breakfast
  • Two (2) nights stay at Astoria Boracay with breakfast

Airport transfers:

  • Airport transfers in Manila
  • Roundtrip airport transfers in Puerto Princesa, Palawan
  • Roundtrip airport transfers in Cebu
  • Roundtrip land and boat transfers in Caticlan

Tours:

  • Whole Day Tagaytay tour with lunch and transportation service
  • Half-day Puerto Princesa City Tour
  • Whole Day Underground River Tour with lunch
  • Whole Day Honda Bay Tour with Lunch
  • Half-day Cebu Twin City Tour with lunch
  • Whole Day Bohol Countryside Tour with lunch

Itinerary:

DAY 1

Arrive in Manila where you will met by a guide and assisted at the airport. You will then be transferred to the hotel via a car/van. You will be sent to The Peninsula Manila for check-in and a stay for the night.

DAY 2

Have breakfast at the hotel first thing in the morning and then transfer to the domestic airport. Leave for Puerto Princesa, Palawan via Philippine Airlines. Enjoy an afternoon Puerto Princesa City Tour and then relax at Hotel Centro for the rest of the night.

DAY 3

Eat some breakfast at the hotel before proceeding to the Whole Day Underground River tour with lunch. Travel to SABANG will take two hours so make sure to pack some snacks, water and the like to keep you comfy throughout the travel. Upon arrival, wait for your guide to receive your tour permit and time slot. This may take some time, so expect a bit of a wait. Proceed with the tour which will take you on a boat ride through the awe-inspiring sights of the underground river and its many peculiar and majestic sites. After the Canoe Tour through the cave, ride back to sabang where you will be directed to a local restaurant for a delicious buffet lunch. When you’re finished, you’ll get to enjoy a quick side trip to the ELEPHANT MOUNTAINS for sightseeing and picture taking. Return to Hotel Centro after the tour to get some sleep.

DAY 4

Have your hotel breakfast and then go on a Whole Day Honda Bay Tour with lunch. The Itinerary includes LULI (an island that appears depending on the tide) or PANDAN ISLAND (an island that lacks most modern technologies like cars or air conditioning), STARFISH ISLAND (an island full of, you guessed it, starfish!) and COWRIE ISLAND (a calm island with fishes and coral around and about the deep waters). Once it’s over, go back Hotel Centro.

DAY 5

Have breakfast at the hotel before your transfer to Puerto Princesa Airport where you will depart for Manila via Philippine Airlines. Meet and be assisted by a guide at Ninoy Aquino International Airport Domestic Terminal 2 who will accompany you to The Peninsula Manila hotel for an overnight stay.

DAY 6

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and then proceed to the Whole day Tagaytay tour with lunch returning for an overnight at The Peninsula Manila.

DAY 7

Have a delicious breakfast at the hotel before being transferred to the domestic airport for your departure to Cebu city. Meet up with the people who will assist you there at the Cebu Airport. From there, be transported to the hotel for the check-in before you enjoy the Cebu Twin City Tour with lunch. Part of this tour are CEBU CITY and MACTAN CITY. Get to be up close and personal with the monument of the man who slayed Ferdinand Magellan, LAPU-LAPU. Next, buy souvenirs at the SHELL CRAFT STORE, GUITA & UKULELE FACTORY and OTAP AND TABOAN PUBLIC MARKET for your loved ones. See the MAGELLAN’S CROSS next to BASILICA MINORE DEL STO. NINO. Enter the military defense structure built by Spanish in 1738, which is now known for the Fuerte de San Pedro or the FORT SAN PEDRO. It is located in the area now called Plaza Indepedencia, in the pier area of the city. You're going to feel like you're in China on your next stop: TAOIST TEMPLE. Built in 1972 by the city's Chinese community. The HERITAGE OF CEBU MONUMENT offers a historic vibe. It's a tableau of sculptures made of concrete, bronze, brass and steel showing scenes about events and structures related to Cebu. Return to the Maribago Bluewater Resort for an overnight stay.

DAY 8

Eat a good hotel breakfast and then go on the Whole Day Bohol Countryside tour with lunch. The tour includes the BLOOD COMPACT SITE where you will find the monument of the blood compact in Tagbilaran City. This blood compact is said to be performed in Bohol by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi and Datu Sikatuna for sealing a treaty. The BACLAYON CHURCH or the La Purisima Concepcion de la Virgen Maria Parish Church, LOAY BACKYARD INDUSTRY and CLARIN ANCESTRAL HOUSE are your next stops. Then head to where the tiny peculiar animals known as TARSIERS lived in. See how spectacular their eyes are and how small their hands and feet as they cling around a tree. The MAN-MADE FOREST will bring out the nature-lover in you. This is one of the favorite spots of tourists since the place is filled with mahogany trees which make the atmosphere quite chilly. Who would forget to visit the famous CHOCOLATE HILLS A group of unusually-shaped hills in brown and green color. This destination is one of the most bizarre landscape you can ever encounter. The last stop for this tour will be the LOAY RIVER CRUISE. Have a sumptuous meal while cruising the waters of the Loay River, a part of Loboc's. Once you’ve finished the experience, stay over the Maribago Bluewater Resort again.

DAY 9

Savor your hotel breakfast the next day and then transfer over to the Mactan airport where you will depart from Cebu to Caticlan. You will be met and assisted once again at the Caticlan Airport where you will have roundtrip land and boat transfers to the hotel, Astoria Boracay.

DAY 10

Have breakfast at the hotel before a whole day free at leisure. When you’ve finished seizing the day, return to Astoria Boracay for some rest.

DAY 11

Have breakfast at Astoria Boracay and then transfer to Caticlan airport where you will depart for Manila. From there meet and be assisted by a guide at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Domestic Terminal 3. Transfer to the hotel, The Peninsula Manila, and sleep well

DAY 12

Have your hearty breakfast and relax a little bit. Check-out at the hotel then wait to be picked-up by our transfer service to be brought to Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 for your flight to the US.

-End of Tour-

  • All rates depend on travel dates and are subject to change without prior notice
  • All rates are based on per person and double occupancy
  • Hotel/resort accommodations are based on lowest/standard room category
  • Rooms and seats are subject to availability
  • Tours and transfers are based on SIC
  • Applicable for a minimum of two (2) persons
  • Applicable to cash and credit card payment only
  • Itineraries are subject to change without prior notice due to availability and weather conditions.
  • Valid until March 31, 2020 only (except high/peak, and super peak seasons)

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