Party in Manila, zipline above the jungle and snorkel with the local sealife on the 10 day island adventure
Journey to the enchanting paradise of the Philippines for 10 blissful days of sunshine and white sands. Watch the most gorgeous of sunsets, plunge beneath the azure blue surface of the ocean to snorkel in tropical waters, and wander through exotic jungles. Take a visit to the Iwahig Prison, go island kayaking, be amazed at the Puerto Princesa Underground River and party the night away in some of Manila’s best evening hotspots. What’s stopping you? Get ready for a once in a lifetime trip to remember!
Day 1: Hello Philippines
Say hello to the beautiful Philippines as you touch down in paradise. Meet your group and trip leader for a welcome meeting over dinner. Then enjoy a few drinks whilst watching the fantastic sunset beyond the skyscrapers on a rooftop terrace.
Day 2: Palawan
Fly to Puerto Princesa and check into your stylish boutique hostel. Laze around the pool before heading to the unusual Iwahig Prison to meet the inmates. Enjoy fresh seafood this evening by the water and feel yourself unwind.
Day 3: Underground River
Journey to the Underground River and let 5 miles of magical currents carry you away in a boat as you take in the majestic caves. Then head to the lesser visited fishing village of Port Barton.
Days 4-5: Port Barton
Discover the wonders and magical islands surrounding you in Port Barton across the next two days. Snorkel alongside turtles, cool yourself beneath jungle waterfalls, and uncover enchanting little islands and Starfish fields.
Day 6: El Nido
Kick back and relax as you enjoy some free time sunbathing on the pristine white beaches of El Nido, surrounded by lush cliffs and tropical islands. Afterwards, dine out in a spectacular evening beach restaurant with your group.
Day 7: Cultural Experiences
Trek through magnificent jungle and learn about the flora before participating in activities such as a cooking class, coconut tree climbing and more! Then make your way to Las Cabanas beach to watch the incredible sunset before an exhilarating zipline with the ocean beneath your feet.
Day 8: Island Hopping
Get swept away as you set sail on an unforgettable island hopping adventure to secret beaches and magical reefs around the Bacuit Archipelago. Kayak into the crystal clear ocean and soak up the sunshine.
Day 9: El Nido
Go on a short hike and canopy walk to the famous cliffs that overlook the beauty of El Nido, followed by a traditional Filipino massage by the white sands of the beach. Then get discovering the local town on foot.
Day 10: Say Goodbye
Take one last look of longing at paradise as you head back to the airport for your return flight home. Don't forget to tell everyone about your incredible travel adventures!
- 9 night of accommodation included
- Mix of multi-share and twin-share
- Maximum of 4 per room
- Boutique style hostels and traditional guesthouses
- One night camping on private island (bedding provided)
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You should arrive at any time on day 1 into Manila. You will be met at the airport and then transferred to your accommodation. Your trip ends in El Nido on day 10. We recommend flying out from El Nido airport on this day. An airport transfer is not included but is easy to arrange. Alternatively, you can take a 6-7 hour return bus transfer to Puerto Princesa airport, which is included in the trip cost. If you choose this option, please book flights that depart after 7pm to allow time for transfer and check-in.
As a response to the outbreak of Covid-19, many of our local partners and suppliers are putting in place new measures and policies regarding health and safety in response to the outbreak. These new measures will change and evolve over time, and the policies and procedures will vary depending on each trip. Some of the changes you may experience are:
- Updated safety & hygiene procedures
- Arrival safety meetings
- Smaller group sizes
- Knowledgeable & Trained Staff
- Access to 24/7 emergency support
- Different transport & accommodation
It's important you also take steps to make travelling safer. You should abide by local laws and restrictions, and follow the guidance of the local team. You should also bring and use your own face coverings/masks and hand sanitiser, social distance where needed, wash your hands frequently, and cover your face when sneezing or coughing.