Philippine Discovery Itinerary

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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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,635
      CAD $1,685
      AUD $1,655
      EUR €1,140
      GBP £960
      NZD $1,840
      ZAR R16,530
      CHF FR1,380
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Rice terraces

Fish market, Baguio

Day 1 Manila

Dive into this Philippines adventure in the country's capital city, Manila. With contradictions and surprises around every corner, Manila is packed full of things to do, see, taste and experience.
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Day 2 Banaue

Travel by bus to the quaint town of Banaue. Famous for its stunning rice terraces that appear to stretch like stepping-stones to the heavens, it'll be easy to understand why Banaue is sometimes referred to as the 'Eighth Wonder of the World'. Take a walk to a nearby vantage point for sensational views or rest up in preparation for the trekking ahead.
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Days 3-5 Trekking

Set off through rice fields and forests on a trek. Stay overnight in local Ifugao villages and meet people farming rice in the same way their ancestors did 2,000 years ago.
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Days 6-7 Sagada

Travel across alpine mountains, stopping off in Bontoc to peruse its museum and arriving in the tranquil surrounds of Sagada. Visit the hanging coffins in Echo Valley, which dangle high up on limestone cliffs - the coffins are both mystifying and eerie.
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Day 8 Baguio

Relish incredible vistas of tiny villages, deep valleys and verdant rice terraces on a drive through the Cordillera Central mountain range to Baguio.
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Day 9 Mt Pinatubo

Trek to the crater on Mt Pinatubo and camp for the night near the crater's lake.
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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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