Philippine Discovery Overview

Embark on an adventure holiday in the Philippines. Visit non-stop Manila, trek through rice paddies and climb to the crater of Mt Pinatubo.

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      NZD $1,995
      ZAR R17,965
      CHF FR1,495
      AUD $1,795
      USD $1,775
      GBP £1,040
      CAD $1,830
      EUR €1,235
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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Discover spectacular mountains and picturesque rice terraces in the Philippines

A tropical archipelago made up of more than 7,000 islands packed to the brim with natural wonders, the Philippines is an enticing country just waiting to be explored. Gaze in awe at spectacular untouched landscapes, be caught-up by the infectious warmth of friendly locals and discover an intriguingly diverse mix of cultures, traditions and sights. From trekking Mt Pinatubo to exploring the stunning Banaue rice terraces - this country will really grab a hold of your senses. So pack your bags, take a dive into the unknown and get ready to fall in love with South-East Asia's wild child.

  • Jump into the adventure of lively Manila city
  • Be left breathless by the Banaue terraces
  • Take a village trek through lush rice paddies
  • Be mystified by the hanging coffins in Echo Valley
  • Go trekking to the summit of Mt Pinatubo
  • Discover the warm and welcoming Filipino culture

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Manila, Philippines
  • Finish:

    Manila, Philippines
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    10 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (1 nt), Guesthouse (2 nts), Hotel (7 nts)
  • Transport:

    4x4, Bus, Private minibus
  • Included activities:

    3-day trek with local guide, Bontoc Museum, Guided walk to Hanging Coffins and Bokong Falls, Mt Pinatubo climb

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    462kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    NZD $1,995
    ZAR R17,965
    CHF FR1,495
    AUD $1,795
    USD $1,775
    GBP £1,040
    CAD $1,830
    EUR €1,235
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    NZD $181
    ZAR R1,633
    CHF FR135
    AUD $163
    USD $161
    GBP £94
    CAD $166
    EUR €112
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Philippine Discovery Summary

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Day 1 Manila

An intriguing, bustling and overwhelmingly chaotic city, Manila is packed full of things to see, do, taste and experience.

Day 2 Banaue

Often touted as the 'Eighth Wonder of the World', the quaint town of Banaue is home to stunning rice terraces that appear to stretch like stepping-stones to the heavens.

Days 3-5 Trekking

Trek through forests and rice fields to local Ifugao villages where the local people are still farming the way their ancestors did 2000 years ago.

Days 6-7 Sagada

Fresh mountain air and stunning views await in the village of Sagada, where the locals retain their traditional way of life in tranquil surroundings.

Day 8 Baguio

High in the Cordillera Mountains, the bustling urban centre of Baguio offers town comforts and a welcome respite from the heat of the lowlands.

Day 9 Mt Pinatubo

An active volcano which experienced a massive eruption in 1991, Mt Pinatubo's photogenic crater lake is a popular trekking destination.

Days 10-11 Manila

Finish up this Filipino adventure back in the mega-city of Manilla. Why not gather the group and head out for a final dinner to reflect back on the highlights of this enthralling journey.
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    • Total price tool tip
      NZD $1,995
      ZAR R17,965
      CHF FR1,495
      AUD $1,795
      USD $1,775
      GBP £1,040
      CAD $1,830
      EUR €1,235
      *
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    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Explorer
    • Original
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