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Group Size: Max 16
Trip code: PHAV
Duration: 12 days
This 12-day adventure in the Philippines is a fantastic mix of exploration, adventure and relaxation that makes the most of the stunning scenery these islands have to offer. Beginning in the vibrant city of Manila, this adventure will see you hopping from gorgeous island to gorgeous island as part of a small group tour. You'll swim with whale sharks in the beautiful waters of Cebu, and get your adrenaline pumping with kayaking, snorkelling, sailing, and more. There are also plenty of chances to relax too, and you will sunbathe on some of the most perfect white sand beaches in the world. This is the ideal trip for meeting new people in a place where adventure is always on the horizon!
Day 1: Manila. Arrive and meet your group leader, who will settle you into your accommodation. Free time to relax or to explore the vibrant city centre. In the evening, enjoy a welcome dinner and drinks with the rest of your group (extra cost).
Day 2: El Nido. Wake up to an orientation meeting with your group leader, who will run you through the adventures to come. Jet over to the island of Palawan and travel across to El Nido, a city that overlooks the crystal clear waters of Bacuit Bay.
Day 3: El Nido. Enjoy a free day in stunning El Nido. Chill out on the beach, cool off in the sea and make the most of this exquisite area. Breakfast included
Day 4: El Nido. Cruise around gorgeous islands on a private boat, making the most of opportunities to snorkel and kayak. Sunbathe on perfect beaches, and take a dip in the tranquil waters of the “Small and Big Lagoons”. Breakfast and lunch included.
Day 5: El Nido. Free time to relax on the beach, enjoying the warm sand and crystal clear waters. Breakfast included.
Day 6: Travel Day. Travel across to the island of Cebu. Arrive in the evening. Breakfast included.
Day 7: Cebu. A day for the explorer in you! See waterfalls, natural pools, and more. Breakfast included.
Day 8: Cebu. Prepare for some amazing underwater encounters! Swim alongside magnificent whale sharks, and feel thousands of sardines rush past you during a “sardine run”. Breakfast included.
Day 9: Travel Day. Fly across to the island of Boracay and watch the sun set over an incredible white sand beach. Head into the festive town centre with your group and dance into the night at one of the beachside clubs. Breakfast included.
Day 10: Boracay. Enjoy a full day of relaxing on the exquisite beaches of Boracay. Watch the sunset at Spider House. Breakfast included.
Day 11: Boracay. Get your adrenaline pumping at Ariel’s point, famous for its cliff jumping. Relax, kayak or snorkel around the exquisite coastline. Breakfast and lunch included.
Day 12: Boracay. Your incredible experience in the Philippines comes to an end today. Pack up, say goodbye to your group, and depart at any time in the day - either on to your next adventure, or back home to show off your glorious holiday snaps to your friends! Breakfast included.
April to October 2018 Itinerary
Please note: The Philippines Authorities have recently announced they intend to close Borocay Island for a period of approximately 6 months from 26th April 2018. For start dates from 23rd April to 15th October 2018, the trip will be amended from day 9 onwards to the below itinerary:
Day 9 - Head to the stunning island of Panglao off the coast of Bohol. Spending the evening having dinner on the beach with your group.
Day 10 - Island hop around the Balicasag Marine Reserve and Virgin Island by boat today before spending the evening at Alona Beach.
Day 11 - Explore the Hinagdanan Caves with their impressive stalactites and stagalmites before finishing off the trip with a farewell dinner with your group.
Day 12 - Your trip ends on Panglao Island this morning. You can travel back to Manila from the nearby Tagbilaran Airport or by catching a 2 hour ferry to Cebu City. We recommend arranging your onwards flights out of Manila for the following day.
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