9-Day Philippines Nature & Heritage Vacation Package to Luzon Highlands & Dumaguete City from Manila
Embark on a 9-day vacation trip to the Philippines and explore the highlands of Luzon and beach destinations of Dumaguete. This hassle-free package includes accommodations, daily breakfast, transfers, entrance fees, and the service of guides.
You will be picked up from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Day 1 and be taken on a tour around Intramuros in Manila. This walled district has been a popular location for picnics and historical visits as it houses landmarks dating back to the Spanish era.
From there, you will fly out of Manila to the Ilocos, where you will explore more heritage destinations around Laoag and Vigan. One of the most must-see attractions on your itinerary is Calle Crisologo, the postcard-worthy cobbled street of Vigan.
Immerse yourself in the Mountain Province culture next with a stopover at the towns of Sagada and Banaue. Afterward, chill and relax in the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio. There are tons of hotspots in the city worth visiting, one of which is the recreational area of Camp John Hay.
Following the city tours, you will go on a hiking trip to see the crater lake at the summit of Mt. Pinatubo in Tarlac before flying south to spend two days in Dumaguete. Your first day will be spent roaming the sights around the city, including Silliman University, a private research university and the first American and Protestant-founded institution of higher learning both in the country and in Asia.
From land attractions, enjoy a trip off the coast of Dumaguete to the beautiful Apo Island next. Here, you can go snorkeling, beach bumming and hiking here before heading back to Manila on Day 9.
Take home unforgettable memories and photos of the best of Luzon and Dumaguete with this 9-day all-inclusive vacation package. Check availability by choosing a date.
Day 1 - Day 1: Intramuros Tour
Day 2 - Day 2: Ilocos Laoag & Vigan Tour
Day 3 - Day 3: Sagada Tour
Day 4 - Day 4: Banaue
Day 5 - Day 5: Baguio Tour
Day 6 - Day 6: Mt. Pinatubo Tour
Day 7 - Day 7: Dumaguete City Tour
Day 8 - Day 8: Apo Island Tour
Day 9 - Day 9: Departure to Manila
What to bring
Good to know
Please bring appropriate clothing. Please be aware that your itinerary may have to be rearranged to fit your arrival date and time better.
All our guides speak English. For other languages, contact us for availability and rates.
Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs can be limited.
The season for dolphin watching in Dumaguete is from March to October and is subject to weather and wind conditions. If off-season or on days when the northeast monsoon is strong, dolphin watching may not be possible. During Habagat/ Southwest monsoon Season (June-October), boat ride to Apo Island may be rough.
See our accommodation levels below and our preferred accommodation partners under each day in the daily itinerary. All accommodation levels, bookings for one person will be arranged in single rooms, bookings for two or more people will share a twin/double, and odd number groups will always be allocated a single room. If you are travelling in a group, but prefer a single room, please make separate bookings. Teenagers and children will be arranged in the same room with parents. If additional room(s) is needed, additional costs will incur.
For multi-day guided tours, accommodation cannot be upgraded and the levels below do not apply. Guide to the Philippines will provide you with the best available accommodation 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.
Private rooms with private bathrooms in guesthouses or small hotels with basic amenities.
Private Rooms with a private bathroom at three-star hotels or resorts located in the city center, in close vicinity, or near the beach area. Breakfast is included and with basic room amenities and toiletries.
Rooms at four-star to a five-star hotel in the city center or beachfront resort with a private bathroom at the absolute best locations with the best amenities, facilities, and services.