Manila to Baguio 1 night Morning departure to Baguio City. Travel approximately 4 hours by road, check in at Microtel Baguio. Proceed with Baguio city tour and stay 1 night with breakfast. Baguio is one among the many top destinations in the Philippines, especially those seeking a cooler climate. Must see places of interests include, Mine's View Park, Burnham Park, Wright Park, Camp John Hay and the Baguio Market- where you can buy the freshest veggies and strawberries at very affordable prices. Lover of arts will enjoy a visit to Ben Cab Museum. Try horse back riding for fun too!
Baguio to Sagada and Banaue 2 nights After breakfast at the hotel, travel onward to Sagada, famous for it's hanging coffins. Other attractions include the Bontoc Museum, Burial caves and Echo Valley. Late afternoon continue your way to Banaue, check in at Banaue Hotel, stay 2 nights with breakfast. Start your day with a good breakfast. Visit Banaue Museum. Continue sightseeing proceed to Viewpoint, enjoy one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Banaue Rice Terraces. Smile with the Ifugaos and take a souvenir photo with them. Visit a local village, witness their ingenuity and immerse in their culture.
Banaue to Manila 2 nights Historical tour. Visit historic Rizal Park, the old walled city of Intramuros built during the Spanish colonial period. Fort Santiago which served as headquarters of the military might of the Spanish, American and Japanese colonizers until its destruction in 1945. The San Agustin Church, one of the oldest structures in the country which dates back to 1571. Casa Manila, a reconstructed 19th century mansion replete with 16th to 19th century furniture and furnishings. Visit to the newly-opened “Bahay Tsinoy”, a museum about the Chinese in the Philippines.
Fly from Manila to Puerto Princesa 2 nights Underground river tour with lunch. One of the world’s longest underground rivers, the St. Paul’s Underground River is located within what has been designated Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park which is about 81 kilometers from Puerto Princesa City or approximately 2 hours by land passing through the picturesque countryside and through the town of Sabang. From there, it is a 20-minute outrigger boat ride to the park where guests board smaller outrigger canoes for the journey inside the underground river. The boat travels three kilometers into the cave and one is treated to a spectacular display of rock formations and cathedral-like chambers which Mother Nature has sculpted for millions of years. The river has also been recently declared as a World Heritage Site. The tour requires a permit, as daily visitor numbers are limited.All About Asia can pre arrange the tour
Fly fromPuerto Princesa to Cebu 2 nights Visit Fort San Pedro, the oldest triangular fortress in the country built in 1565. Magellan’s Cross, planted in April 14, 1521 by Ferdinand Magellan. Basilica Minore del Santo Niño, built by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi in 1565, now housing the statuette of Santo Niño. Casa Gorordo Museum, former house of the first bishop of Cebu. The Taoist Temple, located at Beverly Hills overlooking the city of Cebu and Mactan. Ferry from Cebu to Bohol 3 nights The Bohol Countryside Tour leaves daily from Tagbilaran and is a full day tour with a very interesting showcase of history, culture and nature in one destination. This tour brings you to the historic Blood Compact Shrine, a historical landmark commemorating the 1st Treaty of Friendship between the east and the west, before visiting the over 400 year old Baclayon Church & Museum (pictured below right), view the TARSIERS, the oldest known smallest primate that lives only in Bohol. Visit a Butterfly Farm which showcases a variety of the many Philippine butterfly species. View the awesome hundreds of cone-shaped hills known as the Chocolate Hills from a viewing deck on top of one of these hills. Drive back to Loboc for a 50-minute river cruise along nipa palm-lined river on board a large native raft. A sumptuous lunch of local cuisine is served on board while being serenaded by the locals.