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PHILIPPINES - MANILA TO BORACAY ON A SHOESTRING

10 Days, Manila to Boracay
PHILIPPINES - MANILA TO BORACAY ON A SHOESTRING

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Pick somewhere different to go for your next adventure - like, really different. These ten days in the gorgeous northern half of the Philippines will stay with you foreve read more...

IS THIS Yolo TRIP FOR ME ? YES ! IF YOU...
    • Are young at heart
    • Prefer fast-paced and budget-friendly trips
    • Want to have meaningful encounters with local people
    • Love making new friends
What's Included
  • Overseas Medical Insurance for the duration of the tour (Sum of US$ 2,50,000 covered).
  • 9 nights accommodation with Hotels (Simple hotels (7 nts), homestay (1 nt), overnight bus (1 nt)).
  • 09 breakfasts, 01 dinner.
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  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities (Public bus, jeepney, plane, ferry, walking).
  • Internal flight.
  • Trek to Batad.
  • Cultural performance (Batad).
  • Beach time in Borocay.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.
VERY IMPORTANT
Please ensure that you print a final copy of your trip details provided by Cox & Kings as pdf format.
Important Notes
We recommend you to have a meal budget of for USD140-185 food and drinks which are not included in the programme.
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Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive Manila
Day 2 Manila/Baguio
Day 3 Baguio/Sagada
Day 4 Sagada
Day 5 Sagada/Banaue
Day 6 Banaue/Batad
Day 7 Batad/Manila
Day 8 Manila/Boracay Island
Day 9 Boracay Island
Day 10 Depart Boracay Island
Departures
  • Nov
    2017
  • Dec
    2017
  • Start
  • Finish
  • Sat, 11 Nov '17
  • Mon, 20 Nov '17
  • Sat, 18 Nov '17
  • Mon, 27 Nov '17
  • Sat, 02 Dec '17
  • Mon, 11 Dec '17
  • Sat, 16 Dec '17
  • Mon, 25 Dec '17
  • Sat, 23 Dec '17
  • Mon, 01 Jan '18
TRIP SPECIFIC SAFETY

Cox & Kings takes all reasonable measures to ensure your safety and enjoyment while travelling with us. The aim of this document is to give you an insight into ways you may further enhance your own personal safety while abroad.

Places Visited
  • Manila
  • Baguio
  • Sagada
  • Banaue
  • Batad
  • On Board Bus
  • Boracay
  • DAY 1 Arrive Manila

    Arrive at any time.

    Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    18:00
    Tonight, the adventure begins. Feel free to explore - but make sure you're back in time to meet your group. After introductions, your CEO will review the details of your trip. (None (Meals on your own))

  • DAY 2 Manila/Baguio

    Travel north by bus, then enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival to Baguio. Opt to visit a healer or get a massage.

    Local bus
    Manila - Baguio 7h
    Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride.

    Orientation Walk
    Enjoy a brief walk with the CEO, designed to orient you with useful places in new destinations like supermarkets, main squares, and ATMs. For more specific or in depth destination information, an official guided tour is recommended.

    Optional Activities
    Massage (Southeast Asia)

    Lie back and soothe aching travel muscles with a famous local massage. Affordable and amazing -- don't miss out! (Breakfast)

  • DAY 3 Baguio/Sagada

    After another long day of travel, arrive at the outdoor paradise of Sagada, a base for adventuring.

    Local bus
    Baguio - Sagada 7h
    Climb aboard, grab a seat, and enjoy the ride. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 4 Sagada

    Free day for hiking or a caving excursion. Opt to visit the hanging coffins the area is famous for.

    The natural beauty of the area features caves perfect for exploring, hikes along an underground river system, a waterfall and delightful pool to cool off in after a day of exploring. Relax in the quiet serenity only found off the beaten path-this is a place to just sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery.

    Free Time
    Sagada Afternoon
    Kick back and relax or get out and do more exploring.

    Optional Activities
    Hiking
    Sagada
    Take advantage of the cool mountain air in Sagada and enjoy hiking in the hills. Walk to waterfalls, trek along mountain paths, pass terraces of rice paddies, and walk through small villages where children are eager to act as guides.

    Cave Exploration
    Sagada
    Get spelunking. Head into the darkness to explore the mysterious hidden caves in the area and their amazing rock formations.

    Underground River and Waterfalls
    Sagada
    Explore the unique natural formations in the area and cool off in the refreshing pools at the base of a waterfall.

    Hike to Hanging Coffins
    Sagada
    Enjoy an included hike to Sagada's famous hanging coffins. The local Igorot people are a people known for their weaving and the unusual burial system of their ancestors- hanging and stacking coffins, hewed from tree trunks in the limestone karst cliffs and caves near town. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 5 Sagada/Banaue

    Hop into a jeepney and head south to beautiful Banaue, known for its many rice terraces. Free time to trek along the terraces or relax.

    Jeepney
    Sagada - Banaue 4h
    Squeeze on in to this colourful, unique, and only-in-the-Philippines jeep-bus.

    Free Time
    Banaue Afternoon
    Enjoy a free afternoon to check out Banaue and its surroundings.

    Optional Activities
    Banaue Rice Terraces Trekking

    Banaue
    Set off and trek along the countryside to see the stunning greens of the Banaue Rice Terraces. Sometimes called the 'Eighth Wonder of the World', the Banaue Rice Terraces have been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built 2,000 years ago by the Ifugaos and still in use today, the terraces are irrigated by mountain streams that have been channeled into canals running downhill through the rice terraces, reaching an altitude of 1500m (4921 ft). (Breakfast)

  • DAY 6 Banaue/Batad

    Travel via jeepney and foot on local hiking trails to reach a local village for an overnight homestay experience to discover the daily lives of the Ifugao people in one of the local villages. Enjoy a cultural performance and a local dinner.

    Jeepney
    Banaue - Batad 2h
    Squeeze on in to this colourful, unique, and only-in-the-Philippines jeep-bus.

    Ifugao Village Trek
    Batad
    Trek through the Philippine mountains, along the edges of the famous rice terraces, to visit the village of Batad. Meet the indigenous Ifugao people and discover more about their daily lives built on the edges of these famous flooded fields.

    Batad Homestay
    Batad
    Stay in a typical Ifuago house and learn more about the mainstay of their lives - rice. For 2,000 years, generations of farmers have tended these terraces, planted and harvested their crops, then dried and ground the rice. Drink rice wine, see traditional clothing and admire the simple hut construction made with local materials and thatch roofs. You can't beat the view! (Dinner,Breakfast)

  • DAY 7 Batad/Manila

    Hike back to the main road and ride in a jeepney to Banaue, soaking in the last of the spectacular views. Hop on an overnight bus to Manila.

    Jeepney
    Batad - Banaue 2h
    Squeeze on in to this colourful, unique, and only-in-the-Philippines jeep-bus.

    Overnight bus
    Banaue - Manila 9h
    Curl up and catch a snooze en route to the next stop. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 8 Manila/Boracay Island

    Fly south from Manila and transfer to the breathtakingly gorgeous island of Boracay. White-sand beaches and bright, turquoise waters await.

    Plane
    Manila - Boracay Island 4h
    Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... yup, it is a plane, actually.

    Free Time
    Boracay Island Afternoon
    You've reached an island paradise. Enjoy it!

    Optional Activities
    Snorkelling

    Boracay Island
    Don a snorkel and mask to explore the turquoise waters and colourful coral reefs of the underwater world. There are tons of tropical fish in the area to watch play beneath the waves.

    Scuba Diving
    Boracay Island
    Bring your certification and dive in! Novice and experienced divers alike flock to Borocay for its great visibility, colourful reefs, underwater wrecks and plethora of fish.

    Swimming
    Grab your bathing suit and go for a refreshing swim. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 9 Boracay Island

    Free day. Opt to go snorkelling, scuba diving, or just chill out on the beach.

    Free Time
    Boracay Island
    Get out and enjoy this island paradise of picture-perfect beaches.

    Optional Activities
    Snorkelling

    Boracay Island
    Don a snorkel and mask to explore the turquoise waters and colourful coral reefs of the underwater world. There are tons of tropical fish in the area to watch play beneath the waves.

    Scuba Diving
    Boracay Island
    Bring your certification and dive in! Novice and experienced divers alike flock to Borocay for its great visibility, colourful reefs, underwater wrecks and plethora of fish. (Breakfast)

  • DAY 10 Depart Boracay Island

    Depart at any time.

    Departure Day
    Not ready to leave? Your CEO can help with travel arrangements to extend your adventure. (Breakfast)

  • Meal basis

    As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals

  • TRIP DETAILS

    If you have booked this trip or are curious about all of the details, you can download this trip's information as a PDF.

    Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

  1. We recommend you to have a meal budget of for USD140-185 food and drinks which are not included in the programme.

  2. This programme is operated on a Coach tour. Maximum Group size is 18 passengers, at an average there are 12 passengers travelling on this tour.

  3. Itinerary descriptions are guaranteed with the exception of unforeseen conditions which include, but are not limited to, road closures due to weather, acts of God, safety concerns, changes to highway legal restrictions, and acts by third parties beyond the control of Service Provider.

  4. There is no refund for any non-utilization of any services.

  5. All holiday prices are subject to Govt. Service Tax of 5% payable to Govt of India.

  6. At this point of time no services are confirmed and the same is subject to availability.

  7. Request for an early hotel check in or late checkout is at the discretion of the accommodation unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.

  8. All payment to be made strictly by cheque / Demand Draft / Direct bank transfer in favour of 'COX AND KINGS LIMITED'.


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