Solo’s Philippines

Tour Type:
Small Group Journeys
Start:
Manila
Duration:
13 Days
End:
Boracay
Departs:
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Considering a solo trip? Whether you want to start a new path alone or just couldn’t convince your friends to travel with you this time, then worry no more and join one of the most exciting, liberating and eye-opening experiences in the Philippines. Explore the cultural landmarks of Manila, the natural wonders of Clark and the stunning beaches of Bohol and Cebu in this 13 days Solo’s Group Tour.

Itinerary

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DAY 1

On arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, you will be met by Tour Escort who will assist you with the transfer to the hotel. Stay two nights in Manila.

DAY 2

Today you will enjoy a guided tour exploring Manila: a mix of the old and the new - from ancient Spanish churches to gleaming high-rise structures, quaint street stalls and modern shopping malls, historical landmarks to pulsating clubs and bars. We start with the financial district of Makati where you will see the first international airport terminal in the Philippines - now a popular trendy restaurant called Blackbird, the American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio, Rizal Park, travel through the cobbled streets of San Agustin Church, Casa Manila, Black Nazarene Church then to the local market and one of the oldest and largest Chinatowns in the world.

DAY 3

After breakfast gets ready for an excursion to Pagsanjan National park. Ride over the rapids in a dugout canoe and reach the falls where you can enjoy swimming and take a look at the hidden cave. Lunch will be served in the local restaurant before returning.

DAY 4

Today travel to Clark, Pampanga and enjoy rejuvenation therapy. On arrival meet and transfer to Puning Hot Spring. Enjoy the outdoor Sauna, Sand Steam and a Mudpack and foot massage by a well-trained native Aetas. After lunch transfer to the hotel. Stay two nights in Clark.

DAY 5

After breakfast leaves the hotel and visit Holy Rosary Parish Church, Angeles Museum, Pamintuan Mansion; a well-kept heritage house and historical site that stands for over a century features beautiful interiors and exterior architecture.  Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant before travelling to Manila. Stay overnight in Manila.

DAY 6

After breakfast transfer to Manila airport to board a flight to Bohol. On arrival meet and transfer to the hotel and rest of the day at leisure. Stay three nights in Bohol. 

DAY 7

After breakfast enjoy an excursion to Panglao. Visit the Church of St. Agustin on the southwestern side of the island which is known for being one of the few standing landmarks of Spanish occupation. Continue to Hinagdanan Cave, a must-visit!  Take a peek of this naturally lighted cavern, dip in the deep lagoon and expect a cold swim with a view of a ceiling adorned by large stalactites and stalagmites.

DAY 8

Start your full-day tour of the Bohol countryside, visiting the centuries-old Baclaon church, a man-made forest, the Tarsier sanctuary and the Chocolate Hills, several hundreds of uniformly shaped limestone hills that turn brown like chocolate during the dry season. Later proceed to Loboc town and enjoy cruising on the Loboc river passing riverside villages, mangroves and nipa palm with lunch.

DAY 9

After breakfast transfer to Tagbilaran Port and aboard the ferry to Cebu.  On arrival met our local guide and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant followed by a half-day tour visiting Fort San Pedro, the Magellan’s Cross, the Basilica Minore del Santo Nino and Taoist Temple in upscale Beverly Hills Subdivision.  Stay two nights in Cebu.

DAY 10

Enjoy leisurely breakfast as the day is free to relax and enjoy the hospitality of your resort.

DAY 11

Today after breakfast transfer to the Airport to board a flight to Caticlan, known as one of the entry points to the famous beaches of Boracay Island. On arrival meet and transfer to the hotel. The remaining day is free to relax or book an optional tour. Stay Two nights in Boracay.

DAY 12

Start the day with the Island hopping to Diniwid Beach, a rocky beach that brings you access to a small but secluded beach cove wrapped in mountains and sand.  Later visit Puka, Ilig-Iligan, Coral Garden and our last stop will be at Tabon beach for a picnic lunch.

DAY 13

After breakfast tour finishes with a direct transfer to the Caticlan airport. 

Inclusion


12 Nights (mix of 5* and 4*) accommodation,

Travel by air-conditioned vehicle and ferry,

Group assistance and transfers,

Meals as specified, 

THO Tour Manager (minimum 06 people)

Local English-speaking tour guide,

Monument entrance fees,

Airfare Manila – Bohol and Cebu – Caticlan in economy class,

Sightseeing as specified,

Bottled water while travelling and all current collectable taxes.

Exclusion


Any international or domestic airfares

Train fares other than specified in the what's included a section 

Airport taxes, visa & passport fees

Extra baggage charges

Early check-in or late checkout

Meals other than specified in the what's included a section

Tips & gratuities

Travel & medical insurance

Camera & video permits

Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay

Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, postage etc

Any optional excursion or tour

Entry charges at monuments/forts etc

Any other expense not mentioned in the what's included sections