1-Week Dumaguete, Siquijor & Cebu Whale Sharks and Doplhins Tour Philippines Package from Manila
Embark on an unforgettable 1-week Philippine islands and dolphin-watching tour to Dumaguete, Siquijor, and Cebu, where you will experience the best of these stunning destinations. Throughout this Philippines vacation package, enjoy comfortable accommodations for 6 nights in Manila, Dumaguete, and Cebu, all with daily breakfast. Travel hassle-free with roundtrip airfare from Manila to Dumaguete and Cebu to Manila, including a 20 kg baggage allowance and a one-way sea transfer from Dumaguete to Cebu, with a 50 kg baggage allowance. All your roundtrip land transfers will also be taken care of in Manila, Dumaguete, Siquijor, and Cebu. You will also have 3 complimentary tours with this Philippines travel package.
Your 7-day itinerary in the Philippines begins with a warm welcome in Manila. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a comfort-level hotel in Manila, where you can settle in and prepare for an exciting journey through the stunning Philippine Islands. On day 2 of this Philippines tour package, board a Philippine Airlines flight from Manila to Dumaguete. Upon arrival in Dumaguete, you will be transferred to a comfort-level hotel, where you can relax and prepare for unforgettable adventures ahead.
On day 3 of this multi-day tour, you will have a free day tour to Bais and Manjuyod. Spot dolphins in Tañon Strait, stroll along the pristine Manjuyod Sandbar, and indulge in a delicious lunch aboard a chartered boat. Please note that dolphin sightings are not guaranteed.
You will discover the beauty of Siquijor Island on another free day tour on day 4. Highlights include the I Love Siquijor sign, Paliton Beach, Capilay Spring, Old Balete Fish Spa, Hapitanan for a fun broomstick shot, Lazi Convent, and Cambugahay Falls.
On day 5, embark on a scenic sea transfer from Dumaguete to Cebu via OceanJet. Arrive in Cebu and settle into a comfort-level hotel, then get ready to explore the vibrant city and all it has to offer.
On day 6 of your tour of the Philippines, you will be able to see Cebu's vibrant marine ecosystems with a free Oslob whale shark-watching and island-hopping tour. Snorkel with the gentle whale sharks in Oslob, witness the famous sardine run in Moalboal, and spot sea turtles at Turtle Bay. Please note that sightings of whale sharks and turtles are not guaranteed.
On the last day, enjoy the amenities of your hotel in Cebu before checking out. Transfers will be provided to take you to the airport for your Cebu to Manila flight via Philippine Airlines.
Spend 1 week in the Philippines and visit the best spots in Dumaguete, Siquijor, and Cebu with this vacation package to the Philippines. Check the availability by choosing a date.
Day 1 - Day 1: Arrival in Manila + Check-in
You'll kick-off your 1-week Philippines itinerary with a warm welcome in Manila. After arriving, you'll be transferred to a comfort-level hotel in the city, where you can settle in and make yourself at home.
Take the opportunity to explore Manila at your own pace, immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, historical landmarks, and culinary delights the city has to offer. Wander through the bustling streets, visit iconic sites like Intramuros or Rizal Park, or indulge in local cuisine at one of Manila's many restaurants. This day is yours to discover the charm and beauty of Manila before embarking on the rest of your exciting journey through the Philippine Islands.
Day 2 - Day 2: Arrival in Dumaguete + Check-in
Day 2 of your Cebu-Dumaguete-Siquijor itinerary begins with an exciting Philippine Airlines flight from Manila to Dumaguete. As you touch down in Dumaguete, you'll be greeted by a warm welcome and transferred to a comfort-level hotel where you can unwind and rejuvenate. Take advantage of your free time to enjoy the hotel's amenities.
Alternatively, if you're eager to tour the Philippines, you can venture out into Dumaguete and discover its vibrant atmosphere. Roam the streets, visit local markets, sample delicious street food, or take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque waterfront. The choice is yours, and the possibilities for a memorable experience are endless.
Day 3 - Day 3: Manjuyod Dolphin Watching & Sandbar Tour with Lunch & Transfers from Dumaguete
After breakfast, embark on a free day tour to Bais and Manjuyod from Dumaguete City, where you'll have the opportunity to go dolphin-watching and explore the stunning Manjuyod Sandbar. The tour includes transfers, a knowledgeable guide, entrance fees, a chartered boat, lunch, and hotel pick-up and drop-off in select areas.
Departing at 6 AM, you'll cruise through Tañon Strait in search of dolphins, capturing their beauty through photos and videos. Afterward, revel in the pristine beauty of the Manjuyod Sandbar as you sunbathe and swim in its crystal-clear waters. Enjoy a delectable lunch aboard the boat and, if conditions permit, visit Talabong Mangrove Island. While dolphin sightings are not guaranteed, this tour promises an unforgettable experience.
Day 4 - Day 4: Siquijor Island Private Tour with Transfers from Dumaguete City | Cambugahay Falls, Paliton Beach
After breakfast, you will see the beauty of Siquijor Island with another free day tour from Dumaguete City. This Dumaguete-Siqujor tour includes transfers, a tour guide, and entrance fees, making it a convenient option for a side trip.
Begin your journey at the I Love Siquijor sign and capture memorable photos. Visit Paliton Beach, known for its powdery white sand and clear waters. Experience Capilay Spring's refreshing atmosphere and the unique Old Balete Fish Spa. Take a broomstick shot in Hapitanan and explore the grand Lazi Convent. Conclude the tour at Cambugahay Falls, where you can swim or relax amidst stunning natural surroundings. Return to your accommodations in Dumaguete City feeling refreshed and inspired by Siquijor's natural and historical attractions.
Day 5 - Day 5: Arrival in Cebu via Sea Transfer + Check-in
You will ride a sea transfer from Dumaguete to Cebu via OceanJet, immersing you in the beauty of the ocean as you journey to your next destination. Upon arrival in Cebu, you'll be greeted by the vibrant energy of the city. Settle into a comfort-level hotel where you can relax and rejuvenate before embarking on your Cebu adventures.
Take advantage of your free time to explore Cebu at your own pace, discovering its cultural heritage, visiting iconic landmarks such as Magellan's Cross or the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño, or indulging in delicious local cuisine. Alternatively, unwind and make use of the hotel amenities.
Day 6 - Day 6: Cebu Oslob Whale Shark Watching & Moalboal Island Hopping Private Day Tour with Lunch & Transfers
After breakfast, embark on a free whale shark-watching and island-hopping tour in Cebu, where you'll experience vibrant marine ecosystems. This tour includes the use of safety gear, snorkeling equipment rental, lunch, water, a guide, and hotel pick-up and drop-off.
Begin with a boat trip to witness awe-inspiring whale sharks in Oslob, Sightings are not guaranteed due to their migratory patterns. Next, explore Pescador Island's diverse coral reefs teeming with marine life, then witness the mesmerizing sardine run in Moalboal. End the day at Turtle Bay, observing sea turtles while respecting their space. Immerse yourself in Cebu's thriving underwater world on this unforgettable day tour.
Day 7 - Day 7: Checkout + Departure
On the final day of your vacation package, take the time to enjoy the amenities of your hotel in Cebu before checking out. Make sure to savor a delicious breakfast to start your day. Later, transfers will be arranged to ensure a smooth journey from your hotel to the airport for your Cebu to Manila flight via Philippine Airlines. Bid farewell to the vibrant city of Cebu, cherishing the memories of your incredible adventures, stunning marine encounters, and the natural beauty of the Philippine Islands. Reflect on the unforgettable experiences you've had throughout the tour as you head back home with a sense of fulfillment.
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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.
This package includes business class seat with 15kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage via Oceanjet. Below are your flight details:
Dumaguete to Cebu
• Dumaguete to Cebu via Oceanjet | Dumaguete Port
• 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.
This package includes economy class seat with 7kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage. Below are your flight details:
Manila to Dumaguete
• Manila (MNL) - Dumaguete (DGT) via Philippine Airlines | Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Cebu to Manila
• Cebu (CEB) - Manila (MNL) via Philippine Airlines | Mactan-Cebu International 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.
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.
Comfort - 2-3 star accommodations offer the basic necessities of a bed and bathroom and limited amenities, like a television, phone, and closet.
Deluxe - 4-star accommodations providing average amenities with higher quality service and design. It also feature access to guest lounge, restaurant, fitness center and swimming pool. .
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.
Comfort level accommodations offer basic room amenities, a private bathroom (typically shower only), TV, telephones, clothes racks or small closets. Breakfast is included.
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.