Manila Arrival in Manila. Proceed to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (D)
Day 2 Tagaytay Ridge Tour Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to a tour of Tagaytay Ridge which offers a
magnificent view of the smallest and lowest volcano in the world, Taal Volcano,
resting in themiddle of serene Taal Lake. A deceptive tranquility; notable are
the eruptions in 1716 and 1754 where ashes spewed by the volcano darkened
the skies combined with rainsand thunder, massive earthquakes, and gigantic
waves driving the residents around the lake to the inner towns for refuge. The
1911 eruption claimed 1,300 lives, and 300 more in 1965 burying 6 barrios.
Visit People’s Park in the Sky providing a picturesque 360 degrees view of the
three provinces south of Metro Manila and westward to the sea.
The tour also provides a visit to GBR Museum which houses more than
3,000 vintage paintings and photographs of the Philippines, antique
maps and imperial glass pieces from China and other vintage articles.
Lunch will be taken in a cozy restaurant overlooking the lake & the Volcano. (B/L)
Day 3 Villa Escudero Day Tour After breakfast, drive two-and-a-half hours south of Manila to the
quaint and historic Villa Escudero, amidst coconut palms, reminiscent
of old plantation life. Highlight of the tour is a family museum of archaeological artifacts and private collections of antique relics from Pre-History, Spanish time
and World War II. Local folks will serenade you on board water buffalo-drawn
carts that transport you going to a man-made waterfalls that provides
hydroelectric power to the plantation. Lunch is served on tables set over a flowing stream. On weekends, a cultural showis presented for the delight of plantation
Day 4 Manila-Banaue Early morning departure from Manila to Banaue, home of the Banaue
Rice Terraces which is a UNESCO world heritage site created by the
Ifugao using only their bare hands and crude instruments. Check in at
the hotel for dinner and overnight. (B/D)
Day 5 Bontoc and Sagada Tour Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to visit the picturesque town of Sagada (subject to weather condition). Stop and see their ancient burial caves with mummified
coffins. Visit also the Bontoc Museum, founded by a Belgian Sister, which houses
a varied collection of authentic artifacts and photos from the mountain tribes.
Return to Banaue for dinner and overnight. (B/D)
Day 6 Banaue-Manila After breakfast, check-out of the hotel for your return trip to Manila. (B)
Day 7 Manila-Puerto Princessa Depart Manila for Puerto Princessa in Palawan. Proceed to a tour of Puerto
Princessa with stops at the crocodile farm, Mitra’s Ranch, Kamarikutan Kape at
Galeri and a local souvenir shop. Check in at the hotel for dinner and overnight. (L/D) Day 8 Underground River Tour Breakfast at the hotel. Set sail for the Underground River
in the morning and enter a quiet lagoon beneath rugged limestone cliffs. Enter a pitch-dark cave which the water nearly hides at high tide, and by the light of the
boats’ carbide lamps unfolds a panorama of stalactites and stalagmites. Return to
the hotel for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D) Day 9 Honda Bay Island Hopping Breakfast at the hotel. Fish jumping in the sea, giant sea turtles, the golden sun
and gleaming sand – all these as you island hop from Snake to Pandan Island and
the running tour of other islands with their shallow reefs and picturesque shores.
Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. (B/L/D) Day 10 Puerto Princesa-Manila Breakfast at the resort. Free time until your transfer to the airport for your flight
back to Manila. Checking in at the hotel for overnight. (B)
Day 11 Manila-next destination
Breakfast at the hotel. Free time until your transfer to the airport for the flight to
your next destination. (B)
Inclusions - Roundtrip transfers on airconditioned motorcoach - 5 nights Standard Room accommodation based on twin-sharing at Bayview Park
Hotel or similar - 2 nights Standard Room accommodation based on twin-sharing at Banaue Hotel or
similar - 3 nights Standard Room accommodation based on twin-sharing at Legend Hotel
Palawan or similar - Meals as specified (B-breakfast/L-lunch/D-dinner) - Guided tours as specified in the itinerary - Entrance fees as per itinerary - Travel Insurance
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