Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations

Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations
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Description

Summary

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

Description

Embark on a week-long Philippines backpacking tour through Baguio and La Union with this tour package. This Baguio to La Union backpacking tour includes budget-level accommodations in Manila, Baguio, and La Union, van transfers from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, roundtrip bus transfers connecting Manila, Baguio, and La Union, breakfast, and two guided tours. You can also book additional tours and surfing lessons to fully enjoy your backpacking in the Philippines.

Your Philippines backpacking itinerary will start in Manila, where you'll be checking in at your budget accommodations. Consider enhancing your experience by opting for add-on tours, such as a walking food tour in Binondo to enjoy a wide range of Chinese dishes and treats or a walking tour in Intramuros to learn more about the Philippines' history. Please note that breakfast is not included in your Manila accommodations.

The following day, you'll travel to Baguio via Genesis Bus, and you'll check in at your budget accommodations, where you will stay for 2 days. You may also consider booking an add-on tour in Baguio, where you will explore the city’s top art galleries and stores, complete with snacks and transfers. If you opt to stay in the hotel, you can take this time to rest. You may also explore the area on your own.

On your second day in Baguio, you will have a tour of the city's attractions with snacks and hotel transfers. This Baguio tour package will take you to Baguio Botanical Garden, Pilak Silvercraft, The Mansion, Wright Park, Mines View Park, and Camp John Hay.

For your fourth day, you will be taken via bus to La Union. Your La Union tour will start on the following day where you will visit some of the tourist spots in the province. This La Union tour package will take you to Baluarte Watch Tower, Bahay na Bato, Namacpacan Church, Man-Made Forest, San Juan Surf Beach, Halo-Halo de Iloko, Ma-Cho Temple and the grape farm.

On the sixth day, you can take the opportunity to explore La Union on your own or book a surfing lesson. Make the most of your remaining time, as you will be returning to Manila on the seventh day via bus.

Enjoy backpacking in the Philippines with this 7-day Baguio-La Union vacation package. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Included

1 night accommodation in a budget level hotel or similar in Manila
2 nights accommodation in a budget level hotel or similar in Baguio
3 nights accommodation in a budget level hotel or similar in La Union
One-way van transfer from Manila Airport to Hostel within Manila
One-way bus transfer from Manila to Baguio Hostel
One-way bus transfer from Baguio Hostel to La Union Hostel
One-way bus transfer from La Union Hostel to Manila
Daily breakfast
Day 3 - Private Baguio Tour to Top City Attractions with Snacks & Hotel Transfers
Day 5 - La Union Shared Day Tour from La Union to Thunderbird Resort, San Juan Beach, Baluarte Watch Tower
Complimentary Wi-Fi access inside the resort premises
Use of resort facilities and amenities

Activities

Culture, Arts & Historical Tours
Sightseeing
Hotel + Transfers
Outdoor & Adventure Activities

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations - day 1

Day 1 - Day 1: Arrival in Manila + Check-in + Add-on Tours

Upon arrival in Manila, proceed to your budget lodgings and complete the check-in process. Consider enhancing your experience by opting for additional tours. If you want to munch on Chinese dishes and treats, you can book a food tour in Binondo. If you prefer to learn more about the Philippines' history, then you can choose to book the Intramuros walking tour.

If you decide to remain in your accommodations, take the opportunity to rest and prepare for your journey to Baguio the next day.

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Day 2
Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations - day 2

Day 2 - Day 2: Arrival in Baguio + Add-on Tour

You will head to Baguio today. You'll ride a Genesis Bus going to Baguio, and then check in at a budget hotel. 

You might also want to book an additional tour in Baguio, which involves a visit to the city's premier art galleries and shops, along with snacks and transportation provided. If you choose to remain in the hotel, you may relax or explore Baguio on your own.

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Day 3
Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations - day 3

Day 3 - Day 3: Private Baguio Tour to Top City Attractions with Snacks

Begin your day with breakfast and get ready to explore the top attractions of Baguio.

The guided tour begins with a pick-up from your Baguio accommodations. Once settled, your first destination is Centennial Park, also known as Baguio Botanical Garden, followed by Pilak Silvercraft.

The tour will continue to The Mansion, and a few steps away is Wright Park. You will then continue to Mines View Park, a highly popular attraction in Baguio. Continuing the exploration, you will head to Camp John Hay, and your final stop is the Baguio Country Club.
 

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Day 4
Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations - day 4

Day 4 - Day 4: Arrival in La Union + Check-in

Enjoy your complimentary breakfast before checking out at your accommodations in Baguio. Then, you will go on a bus journey to La Union. Upon reaching La Union, proceed to check in at your budget accommodations.

Once settled in, you have the option to either take some time to rest or venture out to explore the sights of La Union on your own.

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Day 5
Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations - day 5

Day 5 - Day 5: La Union Shared Day Tour

Start your day by savoring your complimentary breakfast to fuel up for your La Union tour. A tour guide will take you to explore the top tourist destinations in La Union.

Your first stop is Baluarte Watch Tower, followed by a visit to Bahay na Bato, where Pebble Beach La Union is also situated. The tour continues to Namacpacan Church, Man-Made Forest, then heads to San Juan Surf Beach, where you can enjoy some free time. After lunch, you have the option to book a Thunderbird La Union day tour.

Later on, you’ll go to Halo-Halo de Iloko for a delightful dessert experience, followed by a visit to Ma-Cho Temple. Then, make your way to a grape farm for some grape picking.

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Day 6
Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations - day 6

Day 6 - Day 6: Free Time + Add-on Surfing Lessons

Enjoy your complimentary breakfast to energize yourself for the final day of your Philippines backpacking itinerary. You have the freedom to spend your day as you like, but you can maximize your stay in La Union, consider adding surfing lessons to your Philippine tour package. La Union is a great spot to learn how to surf, as it features surfing spots with beginner-friendly waves.

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Day 7
Budget 7-Day Backpacking City & Nature Tour To Baguio & La Union with Accommodations - day 7

Day 7 - Day 7: Checkout + Departure

Have your complimentary breakfast and take the opportunity to explore La Union before checking out of your budget accommodations. Following your checkout, you will head back to Manila aboard a bus, concluding your Philippine vacation package.

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What to bring

Passport (Valid for 6 months from date of departure)
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

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.

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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.

Budget - 1-2 star accommodations offer minimum amenities and services. Extra amenities may be available, but for an extra cost.

Standard check-in time is 1500H PST. Standard check-out time is 1200H PST. Requests for early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability and fees. Refundable incidental deposit is required upon check-in. Guest/s are required to present a valid credit card guarantee or cash deposit. 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.

Budget

Budget level accommodations offer basic facilities and services such as comfortable and clean rooms, a private bathroom, clothes racks or small closets. Breakfast is included.

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