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Philippines Northern Explorer & Beach Escape

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Philippines Northern Explorer & Beach Escape

Explore the majestic scenery of North Luzon and gain a real insight into the traditional culture and warm hospitality before heading to one of the countries many pristine beaches.    

  • Style: Multi Centre Holiday
  • Duration: 13 days/12 nights
  • Starts in: Manila
Guide Price £1879
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Vibrant Manila
  • Stunning Banaue rice terraces
  • Sagada’s ‘hanging coffins’
  • Boracay’s white sand beaches

Days 1-2 Manila  
Discover the historic walled city of Intramuros with its old stone church and the impressive mausoleums at the Chinese cemetery on a half day city tour.    

Day 3 Manila to Banaue    
Head north on the long but scenic drive stopping at the small town of Bacolor which was engulfed by lava following the Pinatubo eruption in 1991. Continue on the zigzag Dalton Pass with its wonderful mountain views to Banaue.    

Days 4 Banaue    
Board a local jeepney to reach the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage listed rice terraces, known as the ‘stairway to the sky’. Take a short hike to a local village before visiting the market in Banaue.

Day 5 Banaue to Sagada    
Drive to the village of Bontoc and discover the cultural traditions of the native Igorot tribe at the fascinating museum. Continue to Sagada and trek to Lumiang Cave to see the hanging coffins, a unique burial tradition of the tribe.    

Day 6 Sagada to Baguio    
Travel to Baguio stopping en route to view the impressive vegetable terraces. Enjoy a city tour with a drive past Camp John Hay and The Mansion House, the summer residence of the President. Visit Baguio Cathedral, walk through pretty Burnham Park and end the day with a visit to a local market.    

Day 7 Baguio to Manila    
Depart early for the drive back to Manila. Pass the ‘Lion’s Head’, a sculptured limestone lion and stop at the beautiful Bridal Veil Falls.    

Days 8-13 Boracay    
Fly south to Caticlan and take a boat to the beautiful island of Boracay. Spend your days relaxing on the stunning white sand beaches.    

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Guide Price £1879
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
  • Private vehicle & driver with private guide in Luzon
  • Private road & shared boat transfers in Boracay
  • 12 nights hotel accommodation
  • 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 4 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
  • Domestic flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/10/2019 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
Philippines Northern Explorer & Beach Escape

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Manila currently cost from £537 in Economy

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