12-Day Adventure & Sightseeing Vacation Package to Boracay, Cebu & Bohol with Flights from Manila

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Details

Tour starts
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Starting time
Flexible
Duration
12 days
Ending place
Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Description

Discover the pristine islands and rich culture of the Philippines through this 12-day vacation package to Manila City, Bohol Island, Cebu Province, and Boracay Island. Along with domestic flights to each destination, the package includes land and sea transfers, accommodations at each destination, and day tours. 

Your Philippine adventure starts after a designated driver fetches you from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City. From there, you will be escorted to your assigned hotel, depending on availability during your travel dates. After checking in, you will enjoy the rest of the day. The following morning, you have the option to book an optional Old and New Manila Tour.

On day 3, you will fly to Bohol Island. Upon landing at the local airport, a driver will pick you up and drop you off at your assigned hotel. You will have the whole day to yourself once you've checked in. The next day, you will go on a Bohol Country Sightseeing tour to see popular spots like the iconic Chocolate Hills. For the fourth day of your vacation, you will embark on an island-hopping tour at the stunning Balicasag and Virgin Islands, where you may even see dolphins. 

Following your time in Bohol, you'll ride a ferry to Cebu. During your stay here, you'll go on a private tour of Cebu City and the nearby highlands on day 7. Then you'll spend the next day touring Kawasan Falls and the popular snorkeling spot, Moalboal. For day 9, you'll leave Cebu and hop on a plane bound for Boracay Island, considered one of the best islands in the world. The next morning, you'll go island-hopping to the best beaches on and around the island. 

You will then have a free day to explore Boracay at your leisure. On day 12, you will fly back to Manila as your vacation ends. However, you may also opt to spend an additional night in Manila. 

Spend 12 days exploring Manila, Bohol, Cebu, and Boracay by booking this all-inclusive vacation package. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Included

11 nights accommodation in a deluxe level hotel or similar (Manila, Bohol, Cebu & Boracay)
One-way airline economy seat class with 7kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage via Philippine Airlines (Manila-Bohol, Cebu-Caticlan & Caticlan-Manila)
One-way ferry business seat class with 15kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage via Oceanjet (Tagbilaran-Cebu)
All private airconditioned airport & seaport transfers in Manila, Bohol, Cebu & Boracay
Bohol Countryside Tour with Loboc River Cruise Lunch & Transfers (Day 4)
Bohol Island Hopping Tour at Balicasag & Virgin Islands with Dolphin Watching (Day 5)
Cebu City & Highlands Vista Private Tour with Transfers (Day 7)
Cebu Kawasan Falls Canyoneering, Moalboal Island Hopping & Sardine Run Tour with Lunch & Transfers (Day 8 - Canyoneering is Optional)
Boracay Shared Island Hopping & Snorkeling Tour with Lunch, Transfers & Kawa Hot Bath (Day 10)
English-speaking tour guides
Complimentary Wi-Fi access and use of facilities in the hotel
Domestic Travel Insurance (Up to 21 days travel duration)
All environmental fees, port fees, and all other applicable taxes

Activities

Island Hopping
Culture, Arts and Historical Tour
Hotel + Flights + Transfers

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Along Roxas Boulevard overlooking Manila Bay

Day 1 - Day 1: Arrival (Manila) + Check-in

On Day 1, a driver will pick you up from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport and take you to your hotel in Metro Manila. Once you've settled in your room, you have the rest of the day to explore the area at your own pace. 

If you fancy yourself a foodie, it's highly recommended to make your way to Binondo for a food trip. This district is considered one of the world's first Chinatowns and is home to several restaurants that offer authentic Chinese cuisine. Among the best eateries here are Dong Bei Dumplings, Sincerity Restaurant, and Ongpin Manosa Restaurant. 
 

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Day 2
Baluarte San Diego in Intramuros, Manila

Day 2 - Day 2: Free and Easy + Optional Old & New Manila Tour

During the second day of your vacation, you may go on an optional Old and New Manila Tour. This trip includes stops at historic sites in and around Manila City such as the Walled City of Intramuros. Inside this historic district, you'll drop by other sites that date back to the Spanish colonial era like the San Agustin Church, which is also recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

You will also visit newer attractions nearby such as the Mall of Asia, which is the one of the largest shopping malls in Asia, and the Makati Central Business District, which features some of the top restaurants in the metro. 
 

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Day 3
Harvesting honey at Bohol Bee Farm

Day 3 - Day 3: Flight from Manila to Bohol + Check-in

For Day 3, you will check out of your hotel in Metro Manila and will be dropped off at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport for your flight to Bohol Island. When you land, you will be escorted straight to your accommodations on the island. 

After settling down in your room, feel free to take some time to relax at the hotel and use the amenities. When you get hungry, you can stop by popular restaurants in the province such as the all-natural Bohol Bee Farm. Meanwhile, those who want a more relaxed island vibe can head to Shaka Bohol to try some of their smoothie bowls. 
 

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Day 4
View of Chocolate Hills during summer

Day 4 - Day 4: Bohol Countryside Sightseeing

The following morning, you will go on a Bohol Countryside Tour. This trip's main highlight are the famed Chocolate Hills, which comprise more than 1,000 hills. It's best to visit during the summer months as this is when the grass covering the hills turn brown, making the hills resemble small mounds of chocolate, hence their name. 

Following the Chocolate Hills, you'll also visit a Tarsier Sanctuary, the Bilar Man-made Forest, and the Loboc River. The tour will take you to the historic Baclayon Church as well as the Blood Compact Monument, two sites that depict the province's longstanding history. 
 

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Day 5
Pristine clear waters of Virgin Island, Bohol

Day 5 - Day 5: Bohol Island Hopping Tour at Balicasag & Virgin Islands with Dolphin Watching

On day 5, you will embark on an island-hopping adventure to Balicasag Island and Virgin Islands. When you make your way to Balicasag Island, you may also spot some dolphins playing in the water so keep your eyes peeled. Aside from a possible encounter with these spirited animals, the underwater ecosystem in the area is also home to several vibrant species of fish which have made Balicasag a well-known snorkeling spot.

Meanwhile, the Virgin island boasts a spotless white sandbar that's perfect for a stroll by the waters. Along with soaking up some sun on the powdery shore, you may wade into the clear waters for a refreshing dip as well. 
 

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Day 6
Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway connecting mainland Cebu from Cebu City

Day 6 - Day 6: Ferry Travel from Bohol to Cebu + Check-in

You will check out of your Bohol accommodation today and ride a ferry to the nearby province of Cebu. After arriving in Cebu, you will be transferred to your assigned hotel. Drop off your bags in the room, and head out to find the best nearby spots in the city. 

In the evening, it's highly recommended to grab a table at the restaurant called Top of Cebu, which sits on a hillside overlooking the city. As you feast on local delicacies such as lechon, you can enjoy the view of the city skyline at night. 
 

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Day 7
The Temple of Leah in Cebu City is the same as Taj Mahal, a mausoleum in India built as a symbol of undying love.

Day 7 - Day 7: Cebu City & Highlands Vista Shared Tour

On your first full day in Cebu, you will go on a shared tour of Cebu City and the surrounding highlands. Some highlights of this tour include the historic Magellan's Cross, which represents the start of Catholicism in the Philippines, as well as the grand Temple of Leah, and the colorful Sirao Flower Farm, which will give you the chance to snap beautiful and unique travel photos. 

You will also visit the Basilica Minore Del Santo Nino, the Yap-San Diego Ancestral House, the Heritage of Cebu Monument, Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod, and Tops Lookout, which will allow you to learn more about the Cebuano culture. You will then end your trip with a running tour of the top spots in the city proper like Colon Street, Fuente Osmena Circle, and the Capitol Site. 
 

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Day 8
Kawasan Falls in Badian, Cebu

Day 8 - Day 8: Kawasan Falls + Moalboal (Optional: Canyoneering)

For day 8 of your vacation, you will travel to the popular Kawasan Falls and the coastal town of Moalboal. At Kawasan Falls, you may opt to go canyoneering as this is a perfect place for this kind of activity. If you go canyoneering, you will slide, rappel and even leap off 30-foot high cliffs and into the blue waters of the waterfalls so keep in mind that it is not for the faint of heart. 

Meanwhile, Moalboal is best known as a snorkeling and diving spot thanks to the thousands of sardines that swim in schools underneath the surface. This phenomenon is called the Moalboal Sardine Run and can be witnessed just a few miles off the town’s shoreline. 
 

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Day 9
The famous white sand beach of Boracay Island, Philippines

Day 9 - Day 9: Flight from Cebu to Caticlan + Check-in

The next day, you'll leave Cebu Province and catch a flight to Boracay Island's white-sand shores. After you're dropped off at your assigned hotel, you will have the rest of the day to explore at your leisure. Once you've dropped off your bags and freshened up after your trip, take the time to make your way to the world-famous White Beach. 

Along the beach, you'll find several restaurants perfect for a delicious meal while having a front-row seat to the azure waters lapping the white sand. If you're up for water activities, you should head to Bulabog Beach to try parasailing, paddleboarding, and more. 
 

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Day 10
Island Hopping in Boracay, Philippines

Day 10 - Day 10: Boracay Island Hopping

You will kick off your first full day in Boracay with an island-hopping adventure. As you sail around the island, you'll visit pristine shores such as Puka Beach, Balinghai Beach, and more.

This tour already comes with the use of a snorkeling mask and a complimentary lunch. Along with swimming in azure waters and discovering the marine life in the area, you may also go on an optional detour to Crystal Cove Island and Magic Island. The latter is best known for cliff-jumping so it's perfect for those looking for a more thrilling activity to try while in Boracay. 
 

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Day 11
Parasailing in Boracay Island, Philippines

Day 11 - Day 11: Free and Easy

Following your island-hopping adventure, you will have a free day the following morning. During this time, you can explore Boracay at your own pace. So feel free to head to White Beach and grab a bite at the top beachside restaurants in the area. 

You can also spend the day visiting Boracay’s inland attractions, which are a welcome change of scenery after visiting the nearby beaches. Among the top inland tourist spots are Mt. Luho, where you can get a panoramic view of the coastline, and the picturesque Keyhole Rock Formation. 
 

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Day 12
Paraw sailing during sunset in Boracay Island, Philippines

Day 12 - Day 12: Flight from Boracay to Manila + Optional 1 Night in Manila

On the last day of your vacation, you will check out of your Boracay hotel and board your return flight to Manila. You may also extend your stay in Manila by one night. If you opt to spend another night in the metro, make sure to plan ahead so a transfer can pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel. 

In the evening, you can unwind at the hotel and make use of the amenities. You can also visit nearby restaurants and bars in surrounding areas like Makati City and Bonifacio Global City. 
 

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What to bring

Passport (Valid for 6 months from date of departure)
Vaccination Card
Camera, phone, charger, and power bank
Personal sanitizing alcohol and face mask
Personal drinking water and or snacks
Personal Medicine
Extra money in Philippine Peso Currency
Sunblock, umbrella
Swimwear

Good to know

Tours and Itinerary - Please wear appropriate clothing based on the itinerary. Please also be aware that your itinerary may have to be rearranged to fit your arrival date and time better. For any services i.e. meals, sightseeing etc. not utilized on your tour package, we, unfortunately, cannot offer refunds.

Other Important Notes - Bring cash as not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs can be limited.

Travel Requirements - Guests are solely responsible for meeting the passport & visa conditions of the country of travel. We do not accept any responsibility if the passenger cannot travel because of any passport or visa issue, and the cancellation policy will be applicable as per the booking terms.

Government Guidelines - This tour is subject to community guidelines mandated by the Philippine Government and Local Government Units. Travel requirements and COVID restrictions might change anytime without any notice.

Flights

This package includes economy class seat with 7kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage via Philippine Airlines. Below are your flight details:

Manila to Tagbilaran (Bohol)

• Manila (MNL) - Tagbilaran (TAG) via Philippine Airlines | Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2

Cebu to Caticlan (Boracay)

• Cebu (CEB) - Caticlan (MPH) via Philippine Airlines | Mactan-Cebu International Airport

Caticlan (Boracay) to Manila

• Caticlan (MPH) - Manila (MNL) via Philippine Airlines | Caticlan Airport

Seat selection can be made during online-check-in 24-48 hours prior to flight departure. Seats with corresponding additional fees are on personal account. For domestic flights, it is recommended to check-in at the airport 3 hours prior to your estimated time of departure.

Guide to the Philippines will select the best available flight to maximize your vacation in the Philippines.

Sea Transfer

This package includes business class seat with 15kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage via Oceanjet. Below are your flight details:

Bohol to Cebu

• Tagbilaran (Bohol) to Cebu via Oceanjet | Tagbilaran Pier

Pre-boarding Reminders:

• Please present a valid ID that matches the name on the ticket upon check-in.

• To check-in, pre-printed tickets must be presented together with the check-in slips.

• Passengers must check-in at least 30-minutes before time of departure.

• One trolley bag (hand carry) policy for passenger for business class accommodation. The total dimension (L+W+H) of trolley must not exceed 130cm, otherwise, it shall be checked-in together with other bag(s) or belongings. Hand-carried baggage must contain valuables and must not exceed fifteen (15) kilograms.

Guide to the Philippines will select the best available flight to maximize your vacation in the Philippines.

Accommodation

This package is inclusive of accommodation during your trip in the Philippines.

Guide to the Philippines curates only the accommodation for each and every destination so you can enjoy your trip and worry less about finding a place to stay. See our accommodation levels below and our preferred accommodation partners together with your rooms under each day in the daily itinerary.

Deluxe - 3-star accommodations providing average amenities with higher quality service and design. Deluxe accommodations are often located near airports, tourist and business areas, convenient for sightseeing and shopping trips. It also feature access to guest lounge, restaurant, fitness center and swimming pool. Deluxe accommodations provide guests with a brief, efficient but comfortable stay.

Premium - To make your trip extra special, you may also upgrade your hotel accommodation on selected destinations to a premium level. You will stay in 4-5-star accommodation which include above-average to opulent interior design and meticulously chosen furnishings. Guests may anticipate complimentary access to a variety of top-notch recreational facilities, such as an all-day dining, spa services, swimming pool and a fitness center. These accommodations are usually located strategically with high accessibility to shopping centers, tourist attractions and business districts. Please note that not all locations offer premium level accommodation.

Standard check-in time is 1500H PST. Standard check-out time is 1200H PST. Bookings for one person will be arranged in single rooms, and bookings for two or more people will share a twin/double, or triple room(s). Children will be arranged in the same room with their parents. If additional room(s) is needed and for special requests, additional costs will incur.

Guide to the Philippines will select the accommodations best suited for you at the time of your booking from our preferred partners. If our preferred partners are fully booked at the time of your booking, we will find another suitable accommodation for you of similar level.

We always do our best to accommodate special requests, which may incur additional costs. Press choose a date to find availability.

Deluxe

Deluxe accommodation is equipped with room air-conditioning, private bathroom with shower, cabled television, average in-room amenities such as toiletries, fresh towels and coffee and tea-making facilities, comfortable bed with linens and access to Wi-Fi internet. Breakfast is included.

Premium

Rooms on the premium level feature large queen or king-sized beds, premium beddings and toiletries, private bathroom with rain shower head and a plenty of room space. Nightly turndown and full housekeeping services each day is also available to guests upon request. Breakfast is included.

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