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8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package

El Nido, Palawan, Philippines
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8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package

Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, breathtaking landscapes, and warm hospitality of this tropical paradise. From the bustling streets of Manila to the stunning rice terraces of Banaue, and the pristine beaches of El Nido and Bohol, this itinerary is designed to provide you with a diverse and enriching experience.

Begin your journey in Manila, the capital city known for its historical landmarks and modern attractions. Explore the iconic sites such as Intramuros and Rizal Park, immersing yourself in the rich history and cultural heritage of the Philippines.

From Manila, travel to Banaue, where you’ll be captivated by the magnificent Banaue Rice Terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the engineering prowess of the Ifugao people as you witness these terraces carved into the mountainside, a testament to their ingenuity and harmony with nature.

Next, head to El Nido, a paradise renowned for its pristine beaches and crystal-clear waters. Embark on an island hopping tour, where you’ll discover hidden lagoons, secret beaches, and vibrant coral reefs. Indulge in water activities like snorkeling, swimming, and sunbathing, immersing yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Continue your journey to Bohol, where you’ll encounter the famous Chocolate Hills, a unique geological formation that will leave you in awe. Visit the Tarsier Sanctuary, home to the world’s smallest primates, and witness these adorable creatures up close.

As your Philippines adventure comes to an end, cherish the memories created in the enchanting destinations you have explored. Depart from Bohol with a heart filled with unforgettable experiences and a deep appreciation for the natural wonders and cultural heritage of the Philippines.

With our 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package, we promise to make your journey seamless and memorable, providing you with exceptional accommodations, knowledgeable guides, and a well-planned itinerary that ensures you make the most of your time in this captivating country. Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and discover the beauty of the Philippines like never before.

DayActivityHectic LevelAccommodation City
1Arrival in ManilaLowManila
2Manila City TourModerateManila
3Travel to BanaueHighBanaue
4Banaue Rice Terraces TourModerateBanaue
5Travel to El NidoModerateEl Nido
6El Nido Island HoppingHighEl Nido
7Travel to BoholModerateBohol
8Bohol Countryside TourModerateBohol
9Departure from BoholLowN/A

Few Important Pointers

  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant city life of Manila, visiting historic sites like Intramuros and Rizal Park.
  • Marvel at the magnificent Banaue Rice Terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a true wonder of human ingenuity.
  • Explore the enchanting town of Sagada, venturing into the fascinating Sumaguing Cave and witnessing the Hanging Coffins.
  • Experience the tropical paradise of El Nido, hopping from one breathtaking island to another and indulging in beach activities.
  • Discover the natural beauty of Bohol, with its famous Chocolate Hills and the chance to spot adorable tarsiers.
  • Enjoy the serene beauty of Panglao Island, going on a thrilling dolphin watching tour and relaxing on pristine beaches.
  • Dive into the rich history and culture of Cebu City, exploring its historical sites and savoring the local cuisine.
  • Encounter majestic whale sharks in Oslob, a truly unforgettable experience.
  • Marvel at the stunning landscapes, from lush rice terraces to crystal-clear waters and white sandy beaches.
  • Immerse yourself in the warmth and hospitality of the Filipino people, creating lifelong memories and connections.

Itinerary Exclusively by Lestacworld.com

Day 1: Arrival in Manila - Explore the city on your own (Manila) + Start of 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package + Stay in Manila Hotel
  • Upon arrival in Manila, check-in to your hotel and freshen up.
  • Take some time to rest and adjust to the new surroundings.
  • Explore the city of Manila at your own pace.
  • Visit popular attractions such as Intramuros, Rizal Park, and Manila Ocean Park.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and rich history of the city.
  • Sample local cuisine and indulge in shopping at popular malls like SM Mall of Asia or Greenbelt.
  • Enjoy the lively nightlife of Manila, with options for bars, clubs, and live music venues.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to interact with locals and learn about their traditions and customs.
  • Capture beautiful moments and memories of your first day in the Philippines.
  • Return to your hotel in Manila for a comfortable overnight stay.

Timings:

  • Check-in to the hotel: Afternoon
  • Rest and freshen up: After check-in
  • Explore Manila: Full day
  • Return to the hotel: Evening
  • Overnight stay in Manila Hotel
Day 2: Manila City Tour - Visit historical landmarks and cultural sites (Manila)
  • After breakfast at your hotel, embark on a guided Manila City Tour.
  • Explore the historical landmarks and cultural sites that showcase the rich heritage of the city.
  • Visit Intramuros, the walled city built during the Spanish colonial period. Explore Fort Santiago, a historical fortress that played a significant role in Philippine history.
  • Discover the beautiful architecture and learn about the country's colonial past at sites like San Agustin Church, Manila Cathedral, and Casa Manila.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Quiapo Church and explore the bustling streets of the Quiapo district, known for its market and religious procession.
  • Visit Rizal Park, a national park dedicated to the country's national hero, Jose Rizal. Admire the monument and learn about his significant contributions to Philippine independence.
  • Enjoy a panoramic view of the city from the top of the Manila Baywalk, a scenic promenade along Manila Bay.
  • Learn about the Filipino culture and traditions at the Cultural Center of the Philippines or the National Museum of the Philippines.
  • Indulge in local delicacies and street food during the tour, and have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs at local markets.
  • Return to your hotel in Manila and spend the evening at leisure.

Timings:

  • Breakfast at the hotel: Morning
  • Manila City Tour: Full day
  • Return to the hotel: Evening
  • Evening at leisure
Day 3: Travel to Banaue - Discover the breathtaking Banaue Rice Terraces (Banaue)
  • After breakfast at your hotel in Manila, check out and embark on a scenic journey to Banaue.
  • Enjoy the picturesque landscapes as you travel through the scenic countryside of the Philippines.
  • Arrive in Banaue and check in to your hotel.
  • In the afternoon, visit the world-famous Banaue Rice Terraces, often referred to as the "Eighth Wonder of the World."
  • Marvel at the stunning engineering feat of the ancient Ifugao people who carved these terraces into the mountainside.
  • Learn about the cultural significance of the rice terraces and the traditional farming methods passed down through generations.
  • Capture the breathtaking views of the terraces and immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the surrounding mountains.
  • Interact with the local Ifugao community and gain insights into their way of life and rich cultural heritage.
  • Enjoy a traditional Ifugao dinner featuring local delicacies and specialties.
  • Spend the night in Banaue, surrounded by the natural beauty of the rice terraces.

Timings:

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Manila: Morning
  • Travel to Banaue: Full day
  • Visit Banaue Rice Terraces: Afternoon
  • Traditional Ifugao dinner: Evening
  • Overnight stay in Banaue
Day 4: Explore Sagada - Visit the Sumaguing Cave and witness hanging coffins (Sagada)
  • After breakfast at your hotel in Banaue, check out and proceed to the beautiful town of Sagada.
  • Embark on an exciting adventure as you explore the famous Sumaguing Cave, known for its impressive rock formations and underground rivers.
  • With the guidance of experienced local guides, navigate through the cave's chambers, squeeze through narrow passages, and witness stunning stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Take in the awe-inspiring beauty of the cave and learn about its geological significance and cultural significance to the local people.
  • After the cave exploration, visit the hanging coffins of Sagada, a unique burial tradition practiced by the indigenous Igorot people.
  • Gain insights into the rich cultural heritage and beliefs of the Igorots as you witness these hanging coffins suspended on cliffs.
  • Explore the charming town of Sagada and discover its serene surroundings, picturesque landscapes, and quaint shops.
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture and interact with the friendly community.
  • Enjoy a delicious local meal featuring traditional Sagada dishes.
  • Check in to your hotel in Sagada and unwind after a day of adventure.

Timings:

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Banaue: Morning
  • Travel to Sagada: Morning
  • Sumaguing Cave exploration: Morning/Afternoon
  • Hanging coffins visit: Afternoon
  • Local meal: Evening
  • Check-in at the hotel in Sagada: Evening
Day 5: Journey to El Nido - Enjoy island hopping and beach activities (El Nido)
  • After breakfast and check-out from your hotel in Sagada, embark on a scenic journey to El Nido, a tropical paradise known for its stunning islands and crystal-clear waters.
  • Upon arrival in El Nido, check in to your beachfront resort and take some time to relax and soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings.
  • In the afternoon, embark on an exciting island hopping tour, where you'll visit some of the most beautiful islands and lagoons in the area.
  • Explore the Big Lagoon, known for its turquoise waters and towering limestone cliffs. Take a kayak or a boat ride to fully appreciate the beauty of this natural wonder.
  • Continue to the Small Lagoon, a hidden gem with calm waters perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Immerse yourself in the vibrant underwater world and discover colorful corals and marine life.
  • Visit the Secret Beach, accessible through a small opening in the cliffs. This secluded paradise offers pristine white sand and clear waters, perfect for swimming or simply enjoying the serenity of the surroundings.
  • Enjoy a delicious beachfront lunch prepared by your tour guides, featuring fresh seafood and local delicacies.
  • Spend the rest of the day relaxing on the beach, swimming in the crystal-clear waters, or simply unwinding in the tropical ambiance of El Nido.
  • In the evening, savor a delightful dinner at a beachfront restaurant, where you can indulge in local cuisine while enjoying the breathtaking sunset views.

Timings:

  • Breakfast and check-out from the hotel in Sagada: Morning
  • Journey to El Nido: Morning/Afternoon
  • Island hopping tour: Afternoon
  • Beach activities and relaxation: Afternoon/Evening
  • Dinner at a beachfront restaurant: Evening
Day 6: El Nido Tour - Visit the Big Lagoon, Small Lagoon, and Secret Beach (El Nido)
  • Wake up to the beauty of El Nido and get ready for another day of exploration and adventure.
  • After breakfast, embark on a full-day tour to visit the iconic Big Lagoon, Small Lagoon, and Secret Beach.
  • Start your tour by heading to the Big Lagoon, known for its mesmerizing turquoise waters and towering limestone cliffs. Take a kayak or a boat ride through the narrow entrance and marvel at the stunning landscape surrounding you.
  • Continue to the Small Lagoon, a hidden gem with calm and crystal-clear waters. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of this enchanting spot as you swim, snorkel, or simply relax on the beach.
  • Next, make your way to the Secret Beach, accessible through a small opening in the cliffs. This secluded paradise is a sight to behold, with its pristine white sand and emerald waters. Spend some time here, soaking up the sun, exploring the marine life, or simply enjoying the serenity of the surroundings.
  • Enjoy a delicious beachfront lunch prepared by your tour guides, featuring a variety of local dishes and fresh seafood.
  • After lunch, you have the option to snorkel and discover the vibrant underwater world teeming with colorful coral reefs and marine life.
  • As the day comes to a close, head back to your resort and take some time to relax and unwind. You can enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool, lounge by the beach, or indulge in a spa treatment to rejuvenate your body and mind.
  • In the evening, savor a delightful dinner at a local restaurant, where you can sample the flavors of Filipino cuisine and savor the fresh seafood dishes.

Timings:

  • Breakfast: Morning
  • Full-day tour to Big Lagoon, Small Lagoon, and Secret Beach: Morning till afternoon
  • Beach activities and relaxation: Afternoon/Evening
  • Dinner at a local restaurant: Evening
Day 7: Travel to Bohol - Explore the Chocolate Hills and see the adorable tarsiers (Bohol)
  • After breakfast, check out from your accommodation in El Nido and head to the airport for your flight to Bohol.
  • Upon arrival in Bohol, you will be greeted by your tour guide who will accompany you throughout the day.
  • Start your Bohol adventure with a visit to the world-famous Chocolate Hills. Marvel at the unique geological formations of over a thousand perfectly cone-shaped hills, which turn chocolate brown during the dry season, hence the name "Chocolate Hills." Enjoy panoramic views of this natural wonder from the viewpoint.
  • Continue your tour to the Tarsier Conservation Area, where you can observe the adorable tarsiers up close. These small primates are known for their big eyes and unique characteristics. Learn about their conservation efforts and the importance of protecting these endangered creatures.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, where you can savor traditional Boholano cuisine.
  • After lunch, visit other attractions in Bohol, such as the Baclayon Church, one of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines, and the Blood Compact Shrine, a historical site commemorating the friendship between the Spaniards and Filipinos.
  • Take a relaxing cruise along the Loboc River, where you can enjoy a buffet lunch while being serenaded by local musicians.
  • End your day with a visit to the Man-made Forest, a picturesque stretch of densely planted mahogany trees, creating a beautiful and serene atmosphere.
  • Check in to your accommodation in Bohol and spend the evening at your leisure. You can explore the nearby areas, enjoy the resort facilities, or simply relax and unwind.

Timings:

  • Breakfast: Morning
  • Flight to Bohol: Morning/Afternoon
  • Chocolate Hills and Tarsier Conservation Area: Afternoon
  • Lunch at a local restaurant: Afternoon
  • Visit other attractions in Bohol: Afternoon/Evening
  • Loboc River Cruise: Afternoon
  • Check-in and leisure time at accommodation: Evening
Day 8: Discover Panglao Island - Relax on beautiful beaches and go dolphin watching (Panglao)
  • After breakfast and check-out from your accommodation in Bohol, you will proceed to Panglao Island, known for its stunning beaches and vibrant marine life.
  • Upon arrival in Panglao, you will be transferred to your resort where you can check in and freshen up.
  • Spend the morning relaxing on the pristine white-sand beaches of Panglao. Bask in the sun, take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters, or simply unwind with a book while enjoying the breathtaking views.
  • In the afternoon, embark on an exciting dolphin watching tour. Board a boat and cruise along the waters of Panglao to spot playful dolphins swimming and leaping in their natural habitat. Marvel at their graceful movements and capture memorable photos of these magnificent creatures.
  • After the dolphin watching experience, you will have the opportunity to snorkel and explore the vibrant underwater world of Panglao. Dive into the turquoise waters, encounter colorful coral reefs, and encounter a variety of marine species.
  • Return to your resort in the late afternoon and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. You can choose to relax by the pool, indulge in spa treatments, or explore the local area.
  • In the evening, savor a delicious dinner at one of the beachfront restaurants, where you can taste fresh seafood and local delicacies.
  • Retire for the night at your resort and have a restful sleep, cherishing the wonderful memories made throughout the day.

Timings:

  • Breakfast and check-out from Bohol accommodation: Morning
  • Transfer to Panglao Island: Morning
  • Beach relaxation: Morning
  • Dolphin watching tour: Afternoon
  • Snorkeling activity: Afternoon
  • Leisure time and dinner: Evening
  • Check-in at Panglao resort: Evening
Day 9: Departure from Bohol - End of the 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package
  • After breakfast and check-out from your resort in Panglao, it is time to bid farewell to the beautiful island of Bohol.
  • You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight, where you can catch your onward journey or return home with unforgettable memories of your Philippines tour.
  • Take one last look at the stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, and warm hospitality that made your trip truly special.
  • Reflect on the amazing experiences and adventures you had during your 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package, from exploring historical sites in Manila to marveling at the natural wonders of Banaue, Sagada, El Nido, and Bohol.
  • Cherish the memories of encounters with unique wildlife, exhilarating island hopping tours, and the cultural richness that the Philippines has to offer.
  • As you board your flight, carry with you the beauty of the Philippines and the warmth of its people, knowing that you have embarked on a remarkable journey that will stay in your heart forever.
  • We hope you had a fantastic time exploring the best of the Philippines, and we look forward to welcoming you back for more unforgettable adventures in the future.

Compare the Inclusions and Exclusions

  • Accommodation in comfortable hotels
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicles for sightseeing and transfers
  • Tours and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to attractions and historical sites
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Professional and knowledgeable tour guides
  • Domestic flights or ferry transfers as required
  • Airport transfers
  • All taxes and service charges
  • International airfare to and from the destination
  • Domestic flights
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as souvenirs, additional meals, drinks, and snacks
  • Optional activities or tours not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, and hotel staff
  • Any additional accommodation or transportation not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Medical expenses and any required vaccinations
  • Any expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, cancellations, or natural disasters

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Private cab - (Only you, car and Driver)
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El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

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Roman
09/07/2023

From the moment we arrived in Manila until our departure, the tour was seamless and well-organized.

From the moment we arrived in Manila until our departure, the tour was seamless and well-organized. The local guides were friendly and knowledgeable, providing us with valuable insights into the destinations we visited.
Lauri
09/07/2023

The cultural richness of Manila and the warmth of the Filipino people made our trip truly memorable.

The cultural richness of Manila and the warmth of the Filipino people made our trip truly memorable. The 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package allowed us to experience the best of the country in a limited time.
Novi
09/07/2023

The tranquility and beauty of this place were unmatched

Panglao Island offered a perfect escape with its serene beaches and the chance to spot dolphins during the dolphin watching tour. The tranquility and beauty of this place were unmatched
Suniyo
09/07/2023

It exceeded our expectations

Bohol was a hidden gem on our 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour. The Chocolate Hills were a natural wonder, and seeing the tarsiers up close was a unique wildlife encounter. It exceeded our expectations
Simon
09/07/2023

Our knowledgeable guide made the experience even more thrilling

Exploring the Sumaguing Cave in Sagada was an unforgettable adventure. The rock formations and underground rivers were mesmerizing. Our knowledgeable guide made the experience even more thrilling
Shilon
09/07/2023

Truly a paradise on earth

The highlight of our trip was visiting El Nido and experiencing the stunning island hopping tours. The crystal-clear waters, hidden lagoons, and pristine beaches left us in awe. Truly a paradise on earth
Robert
09/07/2023

The itinerary was well-planned, and the accommodations were top-notch

I cannot recommend the 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package enough. It was a perfect blend of cultural immersion, natural beauty, and relaxation. The itinerary was well-planned, and the accommodations were top-notch
Cosmo
09/07/2023

Our 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package was truly a remarkable experience.

Our 8 nights 9 days Philippines tour package was truly a remarkable experience. From exploring the vibrant city of Manila to witnessing the breathtaking rice terraces in Banaue, every moment was filled with wonder and awe
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