Discover the wonders of The Philippines archipelago with a 7 day itinerary combining beach nature & culture.
Explore bustling Manila have a glimpse of Cebu's rich history and relax at the pristine beaches of Bohol where you can also view the adorable bug-eyed tarsiers!
- Meals & Sightseeing as per itinerary
- Domestic flight Manila-Bohol not included as these can normally be bought for more adventageous prices directly
- Ferry Bohol-Cebu included (modern A/C ferry)
- Sightseeing is private except Loboc River lunch cruise in Bohol which is on shared basis
Please note: The Philippines experiences fluctuations in prices during holiday seasons and surcharges will apply for travel that falls on the following dates:
- Holy Week – 15-21 April 2019
- Golden Week – 28 April - 05 May 2019
- Ironman – 02-09 August 2019
- Obon Period – 10-16 August 2019
- Chuseok – 11-15 September 2019
- Christmas/New Year – 21 December 2019
Day 1: Manila
Welcome to The Philippines. Meet assist and transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: Manila (B L)
Full-day tour visiting Rizal Park the walled city of Intramuros San Agustin Church Casa Manila Fort Santiago Quiapo district the Chinese cemetery the flower market and the University of Santo Tomas.
Day 3: Manila – Bohol (B L D)
Morning transfer to Manila Domestic Airport for your flight to Tagbilaran. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the morning at leisure before an afternoon tour of Panglao Island.
Day 4: Bohol (B L D)
Depart on a tour visiting Bohol’s main sights including the centuries-old Baclayon church the Tarsier sanctuary and the Chocolate Hills several hundred uniformly-shaped limestone hills that turn brown like chocolate during the dry season. Continue to Loboc for a cruise down the Loay River passing riverside villages while savouring lunch on board. Return to your hotel in the afternoon.
Day 5: Bohol (B D)
Day at leisure
Day 6: Bohol – Cebu (B D)
This morning transfer to Cebu by ferry boat. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel with remainder of your morning at leisure. This afternoon depart on a tour of Cebu; visit the imposing Taoist Temple the magnificent Basilica Minore de Santo Nino built in 1565 Magellan’s Cross and San Pedro Fort. Later on Mactan Island visit the Lapu-Lapu Monument which marks the defeat of Magellan and visit a renowned guitar & ukulele factory. Dinner at local restaurant.
Day 7: Cebu (B)
At leisure until departure transfer to the airport.
- Accommodation with private facilities as per itinerary or similar
- Arrival & departure transfers
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- Ferry Bohol-Cebu
- Meals and sightseeing as per the itinerary
- Professional English speaking tour guide
- Philippines Notes – issued by Innovative Travel
- Domestic airfare Manila-Bohol
- International airfares
- Optional tours and excursions
- Port Taxes and fuel surcharges
- Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Personal Expenses
- Departure taxes
- Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
- Visas (unless specified)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above.
Accommodation based on the below or similar
Tourist Class - St Giles / Berjaya Hotel
First Class - New World Manila Bay OR Diamond Hotel Manila
Tourist Class - Flushing Meadows
First Class - Bluewater Panglao OR Be Grand Resort Hotel
Tourist Class - Quest Hotel / Bai Hotel
First Class - Radisson Blu
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