Philippines Tour – 14 Nights

Experience the highlights of the Philippines in this jam packed 14 nights all-inclusive tour. From the bustle of Manila to the most idyllic island experiences, this tour has it all! With the added bonus of us doing all the planning for you!

Highlights of this tour include:

  • Day tours of Manila, Cebu, Bohol and Oslob
  • Swim with the whale sharks off Sumilon Island
  • See hills that look like chocolate and enjoy a Lobuc River cruise
  • Rejuvenate in natural mineral hot springs hidden in the rainforest
  • Experience the white sands and marine life of Panglao Island
  • See the Tarsiers, the world’s smallest primate
  • Take in the history, culture, and flavours of the Philippines

We specialise in all-inclusive small group tours. Your tour price includes:

  • Airfares from Australia to Manila, with a return flight, via Philippine Airlines
  • All travel expenses, domestic flights and transfers while during the tour
  • 4 – 5 star accommodation
  • All fees for admission, equipment, activity, meals, and tips for waiting staff
  • The same friendly, experienced English speaking guide will be with your for the entirety of the tour
  • An intimate tour of 6 – 12 people

 

ALLUCIA TOURS – 14 Nights – ITINERARY

Day 1
Your guide will meet you at Ninoy Aquino International Airport and check you into the Pan Pacific Hotel (5 Star), Celeste Hotel (3.5 Star) or Y2 Residence Hotel (3.5 Star). The night will begin with drinks and dinner at the hotel.

Day 2
During our Day Tour to Villa Escudero, the group will visit the museum and have a ride in the water buffalo drawn carriage. Eat some delicious local delicacies at Waterfall Restaurant as part of your buffet lunch, while also soaking your feet in the cool running water supplied by the man-made waterfall. After enjoying the cultural show, you can either go bamboo rafting in the river or chill out by the swimming pool. Return to the hotel late in the afternoon and have dinner at the hotel.

Day 3
Tour of the city of Manila. This includes Intramuros, the original capital city of the Philippines that was built during the 1700s by the Spaniards. The group will also visit: Manila Cathedral, Port Santiago, and San Augustin Church (a UNESCO heritage site). We will have lunch at Barbara’s Restaurant, where you will also enjoy live music played by the local mariachi band, who will play your favourite song. The tour will continue onto Rizal Park, a place of historical significance. Dinner will be served at Barbara’s Restaurant, but this time with an old Spanish feel, before returning to the hotel.

Day 4
Relax while swimming in the natural mineral pools among the tranquillity of nature on our day tour to Hidden Valley Springs. Enjoy a wide selection of traditional Filipino dishes during a buffet lunch. After lunch, you can stroll through the many different paths to enjoy the various natural flora in the area, or you can relax in the natural pools again. After returning to the dining area, enjoy an afternoon snack before travelling back to the hotel. For dinner, the group will be eating at a local restaurant, before heading back to the hotel.

Day 5
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before checking out and catching your transfer shuttle to the airport to fly to Cebu. The group will be having dinner and staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cebu.

Day 6
The group will explore Cebu City, including the Basilica of Santo Nino, the oldest Roman Catholic church in the country; Yapchangco House, which is reputedly the oldest Chinese house in existence outside of China; and the Taoist Temple. The group will travel to the House of Lechon for lunch, where you have the choice of local delicacies, such as Lechon hot and spicy or traditional, and much more. For music fans, we will see the Alegre Guitars factory, who are the most famous guitar makers in the Philippines. Dinner will be served at Lantaw Restaurant in Busay, while you enjoy a stunning sunset and a great view of Cebu City (weather permitting). The group will then return to your hotel to rest for another day of adventure.

Day 7
The group will enjoy breakfast at the hotel before checking out to travel to Oslob. We will all enjoy a late lunch at Madz Restaurant before checking into the Brumini Resort. The group can relax at the resort before returning to Madz for dinner.

Day 8
Enjoy an unforgettable early morning swim with the whale sharks before having breakfast at Madz Restaurant. After a boat ride to Sumilon Island, enjoy everything the 5 star resort and gorgeous island has to offer. A succulent lunch will be served while you enjoy yourself on the beach. Snorkeling activities will be available in the marine area. Then the group will return to Brumini Resort for dinner at Madz.

Day 9
The day will begin with breakfast at Madz before the group visits Boljoon and its amazing 700 years old church. We will return to Madz for lunch before visiting the magnificent Malabuyoc Mainit Hot Springs, where you can unwind in one of the three natural volcanic hot springs pools there. The group will then return to Brumini Resort for dinner at Madz.

Day 10
The day starts with breakfast at Madz before heading back to Cebu City. Accommodation, a late lunch, and later dinner will be at the Radisson Blu Hotel.

Day 11
After an early breakfast and checking out of the hotel, the group will catch the ferry to Bohol. Enjoy lunch and the great facilities at South Palms Resort on Pango Island, where its famous fresh seafood will be served for dinner.

Day 12
Explore the Bohol country side by seeing the stunning Chocolate Hills and the Man Made Forest. Let nature’s little creatures wow you at the Butterfly and Tarsier sanctuaries. Have lunch while seeing the jungle on the Loboc River Cruise. Dinner will then be held back at South Palms Resort.

Day 13
Enjoy a day to yourself at South Palms. The half mile of white sand beach is great for a nice, leisurely walk. Perhaps you want to see underneath all that water with snorkelling to see the diverse marine species and coral. Or if you would rather swim for pleasure, head over to the infinity pool and enjoy a cocktail and the day spa. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Day 14
The group will have breakfast before checking out to travel back to Cebu City on a ferry. Everyone will be staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel Accommodation with dinner included.

Day 15
Enjoy an early breakfast at Radisson Blu Hotel before checking out to fly back to Manila.