Breathtaking 9-Day Islands & Beaches Tour to Boracay, Bacolod, Iloilo & Guimaras from Manila
Experience the vibrant culture of the Visayas region with this 9-day Philippine vacation package that will take you to Bacolod, Iloilo, Guimaras, and Boracay. This Bacolod Iloilo Guimaras Boracay itinerary is a perfect trip for travelers craving a stress-free getaway since it already covers your roundtrip flights from Manila (Manila - Bacolod and Caticlan - Manila), comfort-level accommodations, and transfers. On top of these, it also includes daily breakfast and four free tours.
Your tour of the Philippines will start after you arrive in Manila, where you'll spend a night before flying off to Bacolod the next morning. Then, on day 3, you'll tour Bacolod's colorful reefs and pristine sandbars, such as the Sagay Marine Reserve, Carbin Reef, and Panal Reef. This private tour also includes land and sea transfers so you can enjoy your day worry-free.
The following day of the Philippine tour package, you'll leave Bacolod and take a ferry to Iloilo. During your stay here, it's recommended to have a taste of their popular La Paz Batchoy. On day 5, you'll go on an island-hopping tour to Islas de Gigantes, which will take you to Bantigue Sandbar, Antonia, Tangke Lagoon, Isla Gamay, and Pulo Pandan.
For day 6 of the multi-day toue, you'll go on a side trip to Guimaras for a day tour of its top attractions, such as the Mango Farm, Natago Beach, and Baras Cave. Then, the following morning, you'll leave Iloilo and travel to Boracay. After checking in at your assigned hotel, you can book optional activities like helmet diving, parasailing, and paraw sailing.
Then on day 8 of this Philippine holiday package, you'll go on a Boracay island-hopping tour. During this tour, you'll visit Puka Beach, Balinghai Beach, Coral Garden, Tambisaan Beach, Crocodile Island, Bulagbog Beach, and Ilig-Iligan Beach before wrapping it up with a hot kawa bath.
On your last day, enjoy your breakfast, pack your belongings, and check out. When you're ready to go, you will be escorted to Caticlan Airport in time for your return flight to Manila.
Spend 9 days exploring the best spots in Bacolod, Iloilo, Guimaras, and Boracay by booking this all-inclusive vacation package to the Philippines. Check the availability by choosing a date.
Day 1 - Day 1: Arrival in Manila + Check-in
When you land at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, a driver will fetch you and escort you to your assigned hotel in Manila. After checking in, you can spend the rest of the day going around the city to visit nearby tourist spots like Intramuros or dine at local restaurants. You can also head to nearby shops for any last-minute items you'll need when you tour the Philippines.
Day 2 - Day 2: Arrival in Bacolod + Check-in
The next morning of this Philippine travel package, you'll be escorted back to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after checking out of your hotel in Manila. After arriving in Bacolod and checking in your new accommodation, you can explore the city at your own pace. You can take the time to visit nearby attractions like Manokan Country, a small group of eateries that offer Chicken Inasal, a local grilled chicken dish known for its savory flavor.
Day 3 - Day 3: Bacolod Sagay Marine Reserve, Carbin Reef & Panal Reef Private Day Tour with Transfers
On day 3 of this Philippines itinerary, you'll go on a private tour of Bacolod's sandbars and reefs. This tour starts at 7 AM after your guide fetches you from your accommodation. From there, you'll make your way to Sagay City to board a boat that will take you to the Sagay Marine Reserve, where you'll find the Carbin Reef and Panal Reef. Carbin Reef is a beautiful white sandbar where you can snorkel, so make sure to bring your own gear.
Meanwhile, Panal Reef features a watchtower that you can climb for an additional fee. You can also go snorkeling here to discover its vibrant marine ecosystem. Afterward, you'll head back to Sagay City and will be dropped off at your hotel so you can prepare for your trip to Iloilo in the morning.
Day 4 - Day 4: Arrival in Iloilo via Sea Transfer + Check-in
On day 4, you'll head to the local port to board a ferry bound for Iloilo. Following your approximately one-hour trip, you'll be escorted to your new accommodations in Iloilo so you can check in and relax for the rest of the day. If you plan on heading out, it's recommended to visit local restaurants to get a taste of La Paz Batchoy, a clear noodle soup with pork cracklings, beef, chicken stock, and round noodles.
Day 5 - Day 5: Iloilo Islas de Gigantes Island Hopping Tour with Seafood Lunch
For day 5, you'll go on an island-hopping tour to Islas de Gigantes. Head to the Bancal Port in Carles by 8 AM to meet up with your guide for the day. You can also request a pick-up service for an additional fee. After meeting with your guide, you'll hop in a boat and sail to the Bantigue Sandbar.
From there, you'll travel to Antonia Beach, a popular snorkeling spot thanks to its vibrant marine life. Afterward, you will go to Tangke Lagoon before being brought to Isla Cabugao Gamay. On this island, you can head up a stairway for a panoramic view of the island. Then you'll end your island-hopping tour with a stop at Pulo Pandan.
Day 6 - Day 6: Guimaras Top Attractions & Island Hopping Tour with Lunch & Transfers from Iloilo City
On day 6, you'll go on a side trip to Guimaras for a tour of its top attractions and an island-hopping experience. After you are fetched from your hotel, you'll start your day with a stop at the Smallest Plaza (which used to be in the Guinness Book of World Records) before visiting The Pitstop. This local restaurant is famous for its mango pizza. After getting your fill of this local delicacy, you'll drop by the Trappist Monastery and Mango Farm on your way to the Raymen Beach Resort. Here, you can relax along the shore before moving on to the San Lorenzo Wind Farm and GTEC Pasalubong Center.
Following your inland tour, you'll hop in a boat to visit nearby shores like Natago Beach. Feel free to snorkel here before you set sail for Fairy Castle and Baras Cave. You'll then wrap up your island-hopping excursion with a visit to Lamurawan Island.
Day 7 - Day 7: Arrival in Boracay via Land and Boat Transfers+ Check-in + Optional Activities
The next day, you'll check out of your Iloilo hotel and travel to Boracay via land and sea transfers. After checking in at your hotel here, you can spend the rest of the day however you like. Aside from strolling along White Beach, you can also book optional activities for an exciting day.
If you want to see the colorful underwater worlds of Boracay, you can opt for a helmet diving experience that will allow you to walk alongside schools of fish. For a more thrilling activity, you can book a 15-minute parasailing experience that will allow you to see Boracay from a new angle while zipping through the air. Lastly, you can also go paraw sailing for a relaxing time out at sea.
Day 8 - Day 8: Boracay Island Hopping & Snorkeling Shared Package Tour with Lunch & Kawa Hot Bath
Day 9 - Day 9: Checkout + Departure
The following morning, you can wake up a bit earlier to enjoy another stroll along White Beach before enjoying your breakfast. Afterward, pack your bags as you’ll be checking out of the hotel today. When you’re good to go, a driver will pick you up and take you back to the Caticlan Airport for your return flight to Manila.
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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 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.
This package includes economy class seat with 7kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage. Below are your flight details:
Manila to Bacolod
• Manila (MNL) - Bacolod (BCD) via Philippine Airlines | Ninoy Aquino International Airport
Caticlan to Manila
• Caticlan (MPH) - Manila (MNL) via Philippine Airlines | Godofredo P. Ramos 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 includes business class seat with 15kgs carry-on baggage and 20kgs check-in baggage via Oceanjet. Below are your ferry details:
Bacolod to Iloilo
• Bacolod to Iloilo via Oceanjet | Bacolod 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.
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