The Philippines is a must-see destination and is ideal for the gap traveller seeking adventure off the usual Asian tourist trail. Made up of over 7000 tropical islands, you can island-hop to your heart's content and soak up stunning scenery, from magical mountains to beautiful beaches and cultural getaways. Manila is the buzzing and modern capital city, and don't miss the unusual hanging coffins and adventure activities in Sagada, or the beautiful rice terraces of Banaue. Relax in paradise on idyllic islands, with turquoise waters and white-sand beaches or get cultural with a hill trek and homestay. Whatever you're searching for on your gap year, you'll find the answer to your prayers in the Philippines!Philippines Key Facts
10 days or longer
A truly Filipino experience!
Spend 10 days touring the beautiful island landscapes of the Philippines! Experience authentic island living in seafront tents, and soak up fascinating local culture in isolated villages. Plus - enjoy perfect beaches and gorgeous turquoise waters. An unforgettable experience!
The best of the Asia!
See the best of Asia with this incredible package trip! Explore Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Bali, and discover gorgeous landscapes and cultural delights. Add in China and the Philippines to really make the most of your Asian adventure!
12 days of adventure in this perfect paradise!
Combine adrenaline rushes with beach relaxation on this incredible island-hopping adventure! Discover the beautiful islands of the Philippines as part of a small group, swim with magnificent whale sharks and sunbathe on perfect white-sand beaches.
City exploration, mountain magic, adventure, hill treks and beach bliss!
Spend 10 days exploring the amazing Philippines. Go on an overnight hill trek and homestay, visit the Banaue rice terraces, see Sagada and relax on Boracay Island!