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Stretch those muscles and explore exciting hiking and trekking tours in the Philippines. Witness sea of clouds from mountains summits, trek to majestic waterfalls, or explore unspoiled forests.

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Stretch those muscles and explore exciting hiking and trekking tours in the Philippines. Witness sea of clouds from mountains summits, trek to majestic waterfalls, or explore unspoiled forests.
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Naga City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour I With Trekking & Swimming

Explore Naga City’s top cultural sites on this private half-day tour and enjoy a side trip to Malabsay Falls, Inarihan Farm, and Panicuason Hotspring. Situated in the heart of the Bicol Region, Naga has developed into the region’s hub for trade, business, education, and culture. Despite these developments, Naga City has preserved its cultural heritage and natural attractions.  This tour will take you to see these must-visit attractions of Naga City. You will also enjoy the convenience of a private transfer, as well as a local and government-accredited guide. Your guide will take to see how the city preserves the culture and history of both the region and the country.  Naga City pays tribute to important people in Philippine history through the monuments found in the city. Plaza Rizal, the oldest plaza in the city of Naga, was built in honor of the county’s national hero – Dr. Jose P. Rizal. Across Plaza Rizal, you will see Plaza Quezon, which is the largest among the plazas in the city. These plazas have witnessed many of the city’s cultural events throughout the years. Another historical site on your itinerary is the Quince Martires monument. This monument was built in honor of the martyrdom of 15 Bicolano patriots. The 15 martyrs were executed for taking part in the Filipino Revolution against the Spaniards. You will also visit Plaza de Nueva Caceres, also called Oragon Monument. Plaza de Nueva Caceres was constructed by the local government to commemorate the city’s important events. During the Spanish Regime, Naga was called Nueva Caceres. Aside from the city’s rich history, Naga boasts natural attractions like Malabsay Falls, Inarihan Farm, and Panicuason Hotspring Resort. You will trek to Malabsay Falls, a 40-feet high waterfall that is perfect for swimming. Take a dip before proceeding to Inarihan Farm. The farm is blessed with a beautiful river where you can also enjoy a leisurely swim. Don’t keep your swimwear just yet, as your last stop will be the Panicuason Hotspring.  Wrap up your Naga adventure with a reinvigorating dip at Panicuason’s natural hot springs. Discover Naga’s historical and natural attractions by booking this half-day tour. Enjoy the convenience of private transfer, plus a local and government accredited guide. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
5 hours
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Porta Vega Masbate Beach Tour I With Picnic Lunch & Transfers

Discover the gorgeous and unspoiled white sand beach tucked in the outskirts of Dimasalang, Masbate on this private day tour. Book this tour and spend the day exploring Porta Vega Beach, Masbate Province’s hidden gem. Pack your swimsuits and get ready to go sightseeing, swimming, fishing, snorkeling, and kayaking in Porta Vega’s sparkling waters. Your adventure will start after you are picked up by the tour’s air-conditioned private transfer from Masbate City. From there, you will head to the port and board a boat that will take you to Porta Vega Beach. While on your way, enjoy the cool ocean breeze and the scenery. Before long, the white sand shores and azure waters of Porta Vega will greet you. Upon arriving, settle in one of the nipa huts available on the beachfront. You may discuss with your tour guide the various activities you can do to maximize your stay in the island. Aside from swimming and snorkeling, you can also go on a trekking adventure around Porta Vega, or even play beach volleyball.  You can also visit Porta Vega’s dome-shaped chapel. Fun fact: most masses held here doesn’t require a microphone. Thanks to the seclusion of the beach, you can still hear the even faintest whisper inside the chapel. Once you’ve had enough of your inland exploration, it’s time to hit the beach. Porta Vega boasts a long stretch of white sand beach and crystal-clear water that is every beach-lover’s dream. Swim with your heart’s content, snorkel, go fishing, or enjoy kayaking in the open sea. Frolicking around Porta Vega beach will surely work up an appetite. Good thing a picnic lunch and afternoon snacks is included in this tour. Replenish your energy with the complimentary meal and ask your guide for more activity suggestions before heading back to the town proper.  Enjoy a full-day adventure to one of Masbate’s best beaches and book this Porta Vega Beach tour. Check the availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
9 hours
Available:
All year
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Casaroro Falls and Twin Lakes Negros Oriental Combo Tour

Get ready for an exhilarating combo tour with this eco-friendly escapade to Casaroro Falls and Twin Lakes in Negros Oriental. If you’re looking for underrated yet tourist-friendly destinations near Dumaguete, then this day tour is the perfect activity for you. The tour will begin when your driver picks you up from your accommodation within Dumaguete City. From the city proper, you will head first to Valencia where the tall Casaroro Falls is located. The 100-feet falls is generally known to be a stunner as its crystal clear water cascades down a narrow path, making it stand out from all the other falls in the province. Once you arrive at the drop-off point in Valencia, you will go on a short trek through the lush foliage of the area towards the falls.  After the hike, you will be welcomed by the inviting waters of the natural pool below the falls. You will be given enough time to explore the area and enjoy the greeneries surrounding you. Take a relaxing dip from the water as you watch the cascading waters of the narrow falls. After having your fill of the falls, you will make your way to the nearby town of Sibulan where the twin lakes of Balinsasayao and Danao are located. The Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Nature Park is easily among the frequently visited sites in the province, not only because of its beauty but also because of the many outdoor activities it offers. You can go boating across the lake or go on a kayak with a partner. You can also try a short trek to get the best views around the area vicinity. There are locally-made souvenirs available for sale in the area, so make sure to buy souvenir items before heading back to Dumaguete Go on a day of water adventure on this combo tour of the Casaroro Falls and twin lakes in Negros Oriental. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Tarak Ridge Private Day Hike in Bataan from Manila

Escape to the serene mountainsides of Bataan on this private guided day hike to Tarak Ridge and rolling grasslands and woodlands. This private day hike will reward you with a phenomenal view of Bataan, as well as a glimpse of Corregidor and Manila Bay. Situated on the west face of  Mt. Mariveles, the highest mountain in Bataan, Tarak Ridge towers at 1,006 meters above sea level. The ridge got its name from the combination of  ‘Tabak’ (hunting knife) and ‘Tarik’ (steep). Among the other peaks of Mt. Mariveles, it is Tarak Ridge’s craggy landscape, steep cliffs, and rocky terrain that captivated the hearts of hikers and adventurers the most.  Your private tour will start once you are picked up from Metro Manila and brought to the town of Mariveles where your Bataan adventure begins. Rated a moderate to difficult climb, you can reach Tarak Ridge in five to six hours. The trail comprises of grassy rolling hills and a lush forest which is why Tarak Ridge is a well-loved hiking destination in the Philippines. Begin your hike at a comfortable pace and savor the trail as it cuts through dense grasslands. This part of the hike should take you approximately three hours, at the end of which you will hear the gurgling waters of the Papaya River. Take a breather by the riverside and replenish your water supply before you press forward.  You will now start a steady ascent through the forest trail. This where the excitement begins, the trail will gradually become steeper and more challenging. Hold on to low-hanging branches and roots to help you with your assault. Your guide will be by your side the whole way, feel free to ask them for assistance.  After about an hour and a half, you will soon find yourself standing on Tarak Ridge and overlooking the dramatic vista of Bataan, with Corregidor and Manila Bay in the distance. Take a moment to feel the gusts of wind from the South China Sea brush away your exhaustion. Enjoy your lunch with a stunning view.  Before you start heading back, ask your guide to take photos of you as a remembrance of this feat. Once you arrive at the jump-off point, freshen up. Sit back and relax as you are driven back to Manila for dinner, and finally dropped off at your hotel.  Join this tour and conquer Tarak Ridge! Check the booking availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
20 hours
Available:
All year
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Mayon Volcano Guided ATV Ride & Day Hike in Legazpi Albay with Lunch

See the renowned majestic Mt. Mayon or Mayon volcano in Legazpi, ride an ATV, and hike for a closer look at the perfectly-shaped cone of this Bicol landmark . This thrilling adventure is perfect for those exploring the province of Albay and wants to combine awe-inspiring landscapes with exhilarating activities. Transport will pick you up at your hotel in Legazpi City and drive you to the ATV base camp. Before starting the tour, you will first have a briefing. The guide will teach you the basics of how to drive the vehicle and some do's and don'ts for safety. After the instructions and safety measures are detailed, you will gear up and do a test drive of the ATV. You will be given time to assess yourself whether you can drive on your own or with a guide.  You will be taken first to the Farmer’s Trail leading to Mayon Volcano. You will pass through grasslands and gullies so expect the right to be bumpy but fun.  As soon as you reach the jump-off point, you will begin trekking the mountain. The higher you get, the more stunning the view and the more majestic Mayon Volcano looks. On your way back to the ATV site, you can opt to make a stopover at the lava wall. Atop this wall are dark and sharp lava rocks that extend for kilometers on end. You can descend the lava wall on foot or ride down the zipline for an extra fee. Before going home, your group will feast on local Bicolano dishes for lunch. Jump aboard this exhilarating trip to get up close and personal with the world’s most perfectly molded volcano. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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Manaet Peak Day Trek | with Beach Side Trip & Lunch

Conquer the summit of Manaet Peak and explore its neighboring beaches on this day tour. Ascend this verdant mountain and reward yourself with a spectacular vista of Mayon Volcano and the surrounding seascapes.  Located off the coast of the town of Bacacay, the hike to the summit of Manaet Peak is relatively easy. It is perfect for travelers who want to explore the east coast of Albay and combine land adventure with water activities. Your tour will start once you are picked up from your accommodation and taken to Bacacay. The town boasts beautiful white-sand islets with turquoise and emerald water. Upon your arrival, you will board a boat and travel about less than an hour to Barangay Manaet. Once you set foot on Manaet, your tour guide will give you a short briefing about your excursion. After that, your trekking adventure will begin. You will walk through a narrow, cemented path that leads to a rice field. Follow this track until you find yourself in the middle of a jungle. The forested path is packed with lush and green vegetation. You will go through rocky and steep trails, as well as rolling rice fields. So make sure you’re wearing comfortable clothes and hiking shoes. If you ever need any assistance, feel free to ask your guide. Once you reach the summit of Manaet Peak, you will be rewarded with a stunning view. Enjoy the 360-degree vista of Albay from the summit. You will also be treated to an idyllic view of Mayon Volcano and Sula Channel, as well as the surrounding islands. Your adventure doesn’t stop there. Following your descent from Mt. Manaet is fun-filled side trip to the beaches and islands nearby. You can go swimming and snorkeling in the sparkling waters Manaet. You will also visit the neighboring small fishing and farming village. Come along on an exciting trek to Manaet Peak and experience the beauty of Bacacay. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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Camalig’s Top Natural Bicol Attractions | Private Day Tour with Meal

  Discover the natural wonders of Bicol on this day tour to Camalig’s most breathtaking attractions. Visit the unspoiled sites of Sumlang Lake, Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave, Quitinday Green Hills, and Kitwinan Hill. This eco-tour is perfect for nature-lovers and eco-adventure enthusiasts. You will also enjoy the convenience of a private transfer and a complimentary lunch or dinner.  In the morning, you will embark on an air-conditioned and cozy vehicle that will take you to Sumlang Lake. Sumlang Lake is a nine-hectare swamp where you will riding a bamboo raft to enjoy the majestic view of Mayon Volcano. You will also spot art pieces, stylish sets of chairs, and cottages at Sumlang Lake. Your second stop is the Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave. Lace-up your trekking shoes and prepare to follow a footpath through the jungle to reach the cave. Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave is famous for its many entrances and exits, comparable to a maze. You will see intriguing shapes of the stalactites and stalagmites. Another interesting feature of the cave is that you will be able to feel the gentle and breezy wind blowing through the openings. After the exciting cave exploration, you will now head to Quitinday Green Hills, which is about half an hour away from the cave. Dubbed as Albay’s Chocolate Hills, the Quintinday Green Hills offers you an expansive landscape dotted with countless green hills. You can also see Mount Mayon in the backdrop. Explore one or two of the peaks and enjoy the 360-degree view from the top. Your last stop will be Kitwinan Hill, the highest point in Camalig. You will be lead to the top of the hill where you can enjoy a nice picnic with your group and appreciate the full view of the magnificent Mayon Volcano. Before leaving Camalig, enjoy the tasty complimentary meal.  Come along on this nature adventure and see the beauty of Camalig’s natural wonders. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
6 hours
Available:
All year
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Mt. Pinatubo Day Tour with Lunch | 4x4 Ride & Volcano Trek

Tie your shoelaces and come along this adrenaline-packed adventure to Mt. Pinatubo in Zambales. This full-day hike will reward you with panoramic views of the spectacular volcano, making it a perfect tour for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike. You will be picked up from your accommodation in Pampanga or Subic Bay. Your guide will brief you on the day’s activities. See to it that you bring extra clothes and water bottle with you for this trip. Upon your arrival, you will hop onboard a 4x4 jeep and go on an enjoyable ride across the Crow Valley, which is located at the foot of the volcano. Expect the ride to be wet, dusty, and bumpy as you will cross rocky rivers and trails that are covered with ashes left by the volcanic eruption that happened in 1991. Once you arrive at the jump-off point, you will trek your way to the view deck. The trail is filled with sand, rocks, and lush greenies, but is relatively easy and perfect for beginners. You can expect a few encounters with wildlife along the way. At the end of your trail, the breathtaking view of Mt. Pinatubo’s Crater Lake awaits you. You will be given enough time to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the place as your guide fills you in on everything there is to know about the volcano. Feel free to bask in the sun and take plenty of photos of the postcard-worthy rugged beauty of the volcano before returning to the drop-off site. Your lunch will be served when you get back to the end of the 4x4 trail ride. Hop onboard the jeep and see the spectacular landscape of this active volcano by booking this private tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Guided Full Day Hike to Mt. Pinatubo Crater Lake with 4x4 Ride

Explore the most popular mountaineering destination in the Philippines. Whether it’s your first time trekking or you want to have an amazing addition to your list of hiking destinations, Mt. Pinatubo is a perfect trail with exciting trails and picturesque views. Nestled at the tripoint boundary of Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga, Mt. Pinatubo is an active volcano that has a towering range of 4,757 feet high. The famous volcano gained its popularity in its 1991 eruption. Today, it has become one of the most popular travel destinations in the country. Despite its tragic past, the beauty of Mt. Pinatubo is a sight to behold.  Mt. Pinatubo was considered as the second largest and one of the most catastrophic volcanic eruptions of the 20th century causing deaths of a thousand. The 1991 volcanic eruption has a Volcanic Explosivity Index of 6 which altered its landscape and discharged ashes. It covered the entire Luzon and even reached neighboring Asian countries like Vietnam, Malaysia, and Thailand.  Your tour will start once you are picked up from your hotel in Manila or Makati. It is best advised to start your trip to Mt. Pinatubo as early as possible to reach the cutoff time. With strict regulation, no one is allowed to go hiking beyond the said time. Once you arrive, a 4x4 jeep ride awaits you for a bumpy but fun ride on the dusty lahar fields that serve as the result of the 1991 violent volcanic eruption. The jeep ride will drop you off to where the hiking trail starts. Expect some river crossings, so it's best if you're wearing proper trekking shoes. Bring water and keep hydrated. Be reminded that swimming at the Crater Lake remains prohibited. Mt. Pinatubo is being monitored for safety precautions. Hiking and trekking tours can be canceled for varied reasons such as heavy rain, volcanic activity, and military exercises.  Book this day tour for a fun-filled adventure and witness the beauty of Mt. Pinatubo and the local’s story of hope and perseverance. Check availability by choosing a date above. 
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Duration:
12 hours
Available:
All year
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Full Day Outdoor Adventure in Quezon | Treks, Waterfalls & River Tubing

Head south for a quick getaway and enjoy outdoor activities. Just a few hours away from Manila lies the small town of Real, Quezon, that promises everything you need in a memorable vacation. From laidback destinations to heart-pumping adventures, this tour is perfect for every nature lover and adrenaline junkie. Your tour will start once you are picked up from your accommodation in Manila. You will then be dropped off at your first destination, the Balagbag Falls. Start with a short trek to reach the stunning two-tier waterfall that stands 100 feet tall. Once you have laid your eyes on the mighty waterfall, you’ll find out why this particular waterfall was dubbed as one of the most popular waterfalls in town. The lower level of the waterfall has a deep plunge pool perfect for swimming compared to the second level that has a shallow basin. If you’re craving for that adrenaline rush, climb up to the left side of the first cascade for a perfect cliff diving spot. It is advised to wear proper footwear or aqua shoes to prevent slipping on your way up. You will head next to Nonok Falls to continue your waterfall-hopping experience. Similar to Balagbag Falls, Nonok Falls is tucked inside a lush forest that requires a short trek. Marvel at the rugged and ethereal beauty of this one-layer waterfall that stands at 10-meters tall and is enveloped by a canopy of trees and beautiful rock formation. It has a large catch basin perfect for swimming and cliff diving.  For a more heart-pumping adventure, go river tubing down the strong currents of Tignoan River. Ride an inflatable raft made of large tire tubes and bamboo planks. Sit down and hang on as two local paddlers navigate the raft on your way down the 5 km stretch river.  Experience real adventure that will take you to various activities like waterfall-hopping, trekking, and a combination of river rafting and tubing all in one day. Check availability by choosing a date above. 

Duration:
12 hours
Available:
All year
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Tibiao Antique Full-Day Eco-Adventure | With Lunch & Transfers from Boracay

Be surrounded by nature on this eco-friendly full-day adventure to Tibiao in Antique from Boracay. If you’re looking forward to escaping the beach party scene of Boracay and enjoy a day of peace and quiet, then this tour is just for you. Your driver will fetch you at your hotel in Boracay island and take you on a boat trip to the mainland. From there, you will be driven to the town of Tibiao in the neighboring province of Antique. You will first visit the Calawag Mountain Resort, nestled on the highlands of Tibiao. The resort offers a wide variety of family-friendly services, from full-body massages to kawa hot baths. Upon arriving at the resort, you will first plunge into the cool waters of the Bugtong Bato River. Feel free to leisurely wade in the waters here, but if you’re up for some adrenaline-pumping activity, make sure to try river-tubing. This activity, which is similar to river rafting, will take you on a free-floating experience along the river while enjoying Tibiao’s beauty lining the banks. Once done, you will visit the nearby waterfalls. Bugtong Bato Waterfalls, a multi-tiered falls accessible by a short trek, is frequently visited during the summer season. The water cascading from the falls can rejuvenate your body and relieve your stress. You can explore three out of seven of its waterfalls during the tour before you take your lavish lunch in the middle of the river. You will then take a bath in a ‘kawa’, a huge wok steaming over a calm fire. Dip in the steaming water and soak in the serenity of the surroundings. After you’ve had your fill of the bath, you can try optional activities such as the Lambaklad fishing activity, where you’ll join fishermen on a raft. Try the zipline, as well, which will give you an overlooking view of Panay island. From the resort, you will then head to the Tibiao Museum, a place where you can catch a glimpse of the historical aspect of the town, before making your way back to your hotel in Boracay island. Grab this adrenaline-pumping tour of Tibiao, Antique from Boracay. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
All year
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Baguio Village Quirino Day Tour

Descend through lush forest as you enjoy the sound of calm waters with this visit to Baguio Village in Diffun, Quirino. If you’re down for a day chasing waterfalls in the province, then this hassle-free package if tailor-fit for you. The tour vehicle will fetch you at the Quirino Provincial Tourism Office Lobby then take you straight to Baguio Village. This is where you will see three of the village’s most prized waterfalls. To reach the falls, your guide will lead you on a relatively easy and quick trek through the verdant forest of the village.  After going uphill, you will arrive at Sabangaran Falls. Despite being less than three meters in height, Sabangaran Falls has a wide natural pool, perfect for a quick dip in the waters. From there, you will then make your way next to Sinipit Falls. With its shallow waters and serene vibe, it is no wonder that Sinipit Falls is considered a waterfall for romantics. Feel free to dive here, as well, before continuing the trek to the Ganano Falls, which is arguably the most popular destination among the village’s natural wonders. Towering over 80 meters, this multi-tiered waterfall is bigger than the previous ones and features various pools and catch basins, as well. You can try out the pool a few meters away from the foot of the waterfall or walk straight to the falls to enjoy the splash of the cascading waters on you back. Take tons of photos here with the verdant forest as your backdrop before you trek back to the location, where your driver will be waiting to bring you to a Pasalubong Center. Buy souvenirs for your friends and loved ones before going back to the hotel. Commune with nature and its natural wonders by joining this escapade in Baguio Village, Quirino that will take you to three stunning waterfalls. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Sambawan Island Biliran Day Tour | With Lunch and Boat Transfers

Wear your swimsuits and pack your sunscreen in this family-friendly tour at Sambawan Island in Biliran. This escapade is perfect if you’re looking for an island that can accommodate your much needed solitary wandering. After your driver picks you up from your hotel, you will arrive at the Naval Port, where you will be transferred to a boat. Once you’re all set, you will then set sail to the beautiful Sambawan Island, just off the coast of the municipality of Maripipi. Enjoy the cool breeze and the different virgin islets dotting the horizon on your way to your destination. Upon docking on the island, you will be mesmerized by its clear and crystal water and white sand beach. Considered as one of the best diving destinations in the country, Sambawan is home to rich marine biodiversity, making it suitable for snorkeling and diving. Swim with the different fishes and explore the coral reefs underwater, all while snapping away pictures with your underwater camera.  After having your fill of the water activities, feel free to sunbathe and chill by the beach. The vibe of the island offers perfect isolation from the buzz and fuzz in the metro. You can also walk along the fine white sand as you explore the entirety of Sambawan, including the nesting area for Hawksbill Turtles. Some parts of the island are protected areas set by the locals for the nesting area of these animals. Soon, these protected eggs will hatch and return to the sea. With the help of the locals, there’s a higher chance of survival for these turtles. If you’re up for a more exciting time inland, go trekking in one of the hills to catch sight of the magnificent view of the surrounding seascape. Take a photo of this postcard-worthy view and snap some selfies, as well. At the end of the day, you will be brought back to the mainland. Experience the beauty of island life in Sambawan Island in Biliran with this guided day tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
14 hours
Available:
All year
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Boracay Island Land Tour with Lunch

See some of Boracay's best tourist spots on this half-day trip around one of the world's best islands. This tour package is perfect if you want to see more of Boracay beyond White Beach. Our guide will pick you up early in the morning at McDonald's in D'Mall. An e-tricycle service will serve as your mode of transportation for a more local experience. You will be taken to your first destination, the Ati Community. It is where you can meet and talk with the locals so you can learn more about their culture. Head next to Bulabog Beach, one of the most picturesque beaches on the island. It is best known for kitesurfing rather than beachcombing. You may take a short dip in its waters or watch the kitesurfers show off their skill. From Bulabog, you will go to Boracay’s highest peak, Mt. Luho. A short walk to reach the peak is worth it since you will be greeted by a panoramic view of the Island. After enjoying the best viewpoint on the island, your next destination is the Boracay Wildlife Expo. It is home to a number of animals being taken care of in the island. You may see different animal species from birds, spiders, and snakes. Your next destination is the popular Puka Beach. Recognized globally for its enticing puka shells, you can freely walk around the beach and go for a quick dip. Don’t forget to avail some of the locally made souvenirs with authentic puka shells that are usually offered for sale by local vendors there. Capping off this tour is a buffet lunch to replenish your energy. Enjoy it at the Paradise Garden Beach Resort before proceeding to your personal schedule for the rest of the day. Join this half-day trip that lets you enjoy the best tourist spots in Boracay. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4,5 hours
Available:
All year
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Mt. Iraya Batanes Full-Day Hiking Tour | With Pickup & Dropoff

Climb to the summit of the highest point of Batanes on this full-day guided tour of Mt. Iraya. If you’re an avid mountaineer and nature lover who want an off-the-beaten-path experience while in the province, then this package is just what you’re looking for.  After being picked up from your accommodation, you will be dropped off at the jump-off point, where you will immediately start your trek to Mt. Iraya after a short introduction of the rules and regulations you need to follow to ensure the mountain’s preservation. Mt. Iraya is actually an active volcano that towers over Basco at approximately 1,009 meters above sea level, making it very visible even from the airport albeit its peak almost always covered by clouds. Rated a moderate to difficult climb, the mountain is rarely visited by tourists. Don't worry, though, as your guide will be with you at all times.  As you trek to the top, you will pass by various trails in protected areas that are abundant with endemic flora and fauna. You will also catch a glimpse of the Basco Lighthouse and town proper. You will take on the trails that wind around the mountain. After a few hours of trekking, you will reach an area flanked with high reeds that lead to the most challenging portion of the hike. Ascend up the steep, almost vertical trail with rocks that serve as footholds and handholds for assistance. After completing that section, you will soon reach the summit. If the weather is good, your efforts will be rewarded with a picture-perfect view of the island and Mt. Matarem on the other end. Rest and enjoy your packed lunch at the summit. After a while, you will make your way down to the jump-off point, where your vehicle awaits. Put on your hiking shoes and prepare to scale the remote mountain of Mt. Iraya in Batanes with this guided trekking tour. Check the booking availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
12 hours
Available:
Mar. - Jul.
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Mt. Matarem Batanes Half-Day Guided Hike | Beginner-friendly

Embark on an off-the-beaten-path adventure in Batanes with this half-day hike to Mt. Matarem. Being the second-highest peak in Batan Island, the mountain serves as the southern counterpart of the iconic Mt. Iraya and offers an easy to moderate hike. So if you’re a hiking enthusiast who’d like to get active in the province while enjoying refreshing views, make sure to get this tour booked.  After being picked up at your accommodation in Basco, you’ll make your way to Brgy. San Vicente, roughly 13 km away from the town capital. This is where your trek up Mt. Matarem will start. Mt. Matarem is not regularly visited by travelers, but a specialized guide familiar with the area will be there to assist you and ensure your safety. This inactive volcano stands over 470 meters above sea level and gets its name from the local term for “steep” which sums up its rugged contours and trails. While the trail features are similar, the overall steepness and hiking experience is much friendlier than hiking Mt. Iraya. You’ll pass through idyllic pasturelands lined with evergreen trees that will get you up close to local flora and fauna. The trail will also take you through woodlands with various clearings so you can enjoy sightseeing and good overlooking views from different vantage points as you hike up. After a few hours of hiking through grasslands and forests, you’ll reach the steepest path and final stretch towards the summit. Your efforts will be rewarded once you reach the top as you will be witnessing a panoramic view of the entire Batan island from the peak. Unlike Mt. Iraya, whose peak is almost always obscured by clouds, good views are guaranteed at Mt. Matarem because of its low altitude. Marvel at the view of Mt. Iraya the airport, the coasts of Basco and Mahatao facing the Pacific Ocean, and the sight of hedgerows and Rakuh e Payaman in the distance. You will also see the southern town of Uyugan and Ivana to the southwest. After enjoying your packed lunch at the summit, you will begin your descent.  Enjoy Batan Island from a different perspective with this half-day hike to Mt. Matarem in Batanes. Check the booking availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Osmeña Peak & Kawasan Falls Cebu Private Day Tour | With Lunch

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Cebu’s natural wonders with this full-day tour that will take you on to the top of Osmeña Peak and the depths of Kawasan Falls. Those looking for an active day exploring the province should definitely get this tour booked.  After being picked up from your Cebu City or Mactan hotel, you will head to Dalaguete to start your trek to Osmeña Peak. Osmeña Peak stands at 1,013 meters above sea level. It is part of the Mantalungon mountain range and features numerous hills that look similar to the Chocolate Hills of Bohol, except for its sharp crests. Despite being the highest point in the province, Osmeña Peak can be hiked quite easily, with the trail only extending to 700 meters from the jump-off point.  Upon reaching the peak, you will be treated to a stunning 360-degree view of the island, including Moalboal and the southwestern coast of Cebu. You may even see the province of Negros Oriental if the weather is good, as well. Bring out your cameras for the perfect shot of this picturesque view! From Dalaguete, you will travel to Badian to see the beautiful Kawasan Falls. It is best known for its vibrant blue-green and clean waters. Once you arrive at Badian, you will then trek for less than an hour to reach the falls. Afterward, lunch will be served to you at the site.  You are then given free time to enjoy the falls and its beauty. Feel free to rent a bamboo raft and get as close as you can to the cascading waters. Dip into the water and cool yourself from the hot hike. You can also take a short hike to reach the second and third levels of the waterfall, both of which are more secluded than the first.  Put on your trekking shoes and bring your swimsuit to this hiking and swimming private day tour combo from Cebu City. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
13 hours
Available:
All year
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Osmeña Peak Day Hike in Cebu I With Lunch & Pick-up

Reach the highest point in Cebu on this private guided day hike to Osmeña Peak. Book this tour to enjoy the beautiful trail and view of Mantalongon Mountain Range and Cebu’s coastline. This tour is perfect for adventure-seeker and nature-lovers looking for a leisurely day-hike in Cebu. Osmeña Peak is the highest peak in Cebu with an elevation of around 1,000 meters above sea level. Locals often compare it to Bohol's Chocolate Hills. Instead of rolling curved mounds, the hills around Osmeña Peak have sharp protruding edges set amidst the limestone cliffs.  Your private tour begins once you are picked up from your accommodation in Cebu City. As you head to Dalaguete, you will pass by winding mountain roads with stunning views of the fields and hills of the countryside. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the scenery on your way to Dalaguete. Upon arriving at the jump-off, you will meet your accredited tour guide who will discuss the rules and regulations to ensure responsible tourism practices are observed. Basic Leave No Trace principles should be observed, including taking with you any trash that you're bringing up the mountain. The 700-meter trek to the peak is relatively easy and perfect for beginners. When you reach the summit, you will be rewarded with a dramatic view of jagged cliffs and the sea in the distance. You will also see various plantations and rock formations along the way. Enjoy the cool, crisp wind of Mantalongon, dubbed as the “Little Baguio of Cebu” for its fertile land and cooler climate. Take as many pictures as you can before starting the trek back to your van.  Prepare yourself for a spectacular view and book this guided day trip to Osmeña Peak from Cebu City. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Puning Hot Spring Tour in Pampanga | With Transfer & Buffet Lunch

Take a therapeutic dip in the thermal springs near Mt. Pinatubo on this day tour to Puning Hot Spring in Pampanga. You will get the chance to board a 4x4 and drive through spectacular lahar canyons. This tour is perfect for anyone who wants a rejuvenating nature retreat and experience a volcanic sand spa amidst the unique landscape. Your trip begins when you are picked up from your accommodation in Clark or Angeles. From there, you will proceed to Sta. Juliana, the jump-off point to Mt. Pinatubo. Your guide will brief you about the trip and give you safety reminders. Afterward, you will board a 4x4, the only transportation to get to Puning Hot Spring. Brace yourself for an exciting journey to the hot springs. You will drive through stunning rock formations, and canyons formed from the lahar mudflows. The thrilling and bumpy experience that will reward you with spectacular views of what’s left behind by Mt. Pinatubo’s catastrophic 1991 eruption.  After the ride through Pinatubo’s rugged landscape, you will reach the resort. Puning’s Hot Spring Resort and Sand Spa is built right on the lahar that formed along the foothills of the volcano. Stone steps lead to numerous pools of spring water heated naturally by the molten rocks of Mt. Pinatubo.  Enjoy the therapeutic effects of soaking your body in the warm waters and feel your body aches fade away. Once you’re done in the pool, try the volcanic sand spa and mudpack. Covering your body with warm sand will alleviate your muscle pain while the mudpack exfoliates your skin and gives it a healthy glow. After you pamper yourself at the spa, you will head to the restaurant for the buffet lunch. Savor your meal before packing up to leave. Hop back on the 4x4 to go back to the station where your van will pick you up and bring you back to your accommodation. Witness the spectacular views of the mudflow canyons and experience the healing power of nature in this day trip to the hot springs in Mt. Pinatubo. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
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Frequently Asked Questions

About Hiking Tours

Journey through the trails leading to different mountains and outdoor destinations in the Philippines with hiking tours. See the breathtaking panoramic views and sea of clouds in hiking destinations like Mt. Pulag in Benguet, Mt. Batulao in Batangas, Osmeña Peak in Cebu to Mt. Apo in Davao. You can also trek to rivers and waterfalls in different destinations in the Philippines.

1. Where are the best hiking spots and tours in the Philippines?

For mountain hiking, the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, and North Luzon are favorite hiking destinations in the Philippines. For beginner hikes, Benguet’s Mt. Pulag via Ambangeg Trail and Mt. Ulap, Mt. Maculot-Rockies in Batangas, Taal Volcano in Batangas, Mt. Pinatubo in Central Luzon, and mountains in Batanes are the top choices. For the more experienced hikers, must-hike spots include Mt. Makiling Traverse in Laguna, Mt. Pulag via Akiki Trail in Benguet, Mt. Guiting-Guiting in Romblon, and Mt. Halcon in Mindoro. You can also hike/trek to waterfalls and rivers in the Philippines like Kawasan Falls in Cebu

2. When are the best months or season to join hiking tours?

It’s highly recommended to go on hiking tours in the Philippines during the dry season. November to February are usually cold and dry seasons, while March to April or mid-May is generally hot and dry. It’s best to avoid hiking during the typhoon season which runs from the end of May to October. Check weather updates before booking your hiking tour.

3. What do you need to bring to a hiking tour?

It depends on the duration and the destination of your hiking tour. Some must-haves are extra set of clothes, quick-dry towel, toiletries, personal medicine, flashlight and headlamp, hiking gloves, insect repellent, light jacket and poncho (even if it’s dry season), water bottles, utensils and food containers,post-hike footwear, whistle, and ID with emergency contact and blood type. Keep your things dry by putting them inside waterproof bags or big plastic bags. Make sure to check the inclusions of your hiking tour in the description before booking so you will know if you need to bring other items like tents, food, and cooking equipment.

4. What should you wear?

Since hiking requires you to stretch your legs and even do some climbing on rocks or ropes, make sure that you’re wearing comfortable and appropriate hiking attire. Some recommended hiking attire and gear dri-fit shirts, arm sleeves, compression leggings or hiking/trekking pants, windbreaker jackets, hiking/trekking shoes, cap or bonnet, sunglasses, and hiking/trekking pole. If your hiking destination has an extremely cold weather, observe proper layering of jackets: wool, fleece, and a windbreaker.

5. Are their guides in hiking tours?

Yes, you will be hiking with a guide who will also look out for your safety. The majority of hiking destinations in the Philippine require a local guide.

6. Are hiking tours safe?

Yes, if you follow your guide’s safety instructions and act with caution.

7. Do you need to be physically fit to join hiking tours?

Be it minor or major hikes, it is highly recommended that you are physically fit or exercise regularly before your scheduled hiking tour. Some hiking tours require a medical certificate from a doctor that declares you’re fit to climb.

8. Are food and drinks provided?

All-inclusive hiking tours usually include food and drinks.

9. Are hiking tours kid-friendly?

Teenagers with parental consent are okay to be brought to minor hiking tours. However, kids below 13 years old are not advised to be brought to hiking tours because of the difficulty of the activity. 

10. Is there a toilet or bathroom?

Most toilet or bathrooms are available only at the jump-off point or the registration area before and after the hike.

11. How long do hiking tours last?

Minor day hikes can last for 2-5 hours while major day hikes can last for 8 hours or more. Major hikes can take as long as 2-4 days.

12. Are there hiking tours during rainy or bad weather? 

Since hiking tours are done outdoors, they are usually cancelled during rainy or bad weather for your safety. Some trails in hiking tours will have scattered rain showers especially if passing through a rain forest, that’s why it’s best to always bring a poncho and keep your belongings inside waterproof bags or plastic bags.