9-Day Philippines Vacation Package to Luzon Highlands, Puerto Princesa & El Nido from Manila
Explore some of the Philippines' top tourist destinations in North Luzon and Palawan with this 9-day vacation package. While you go from one attraction to another, you'll be able to learn about the country's unique culture and history. This package is tailored to travelers who would like to make the most out of their vacation by discovering the wonders and historical sites.
This vacation package includes tourist attractions around Luzon, the largest island in the country. You'll get to see noteworthy attractions in Manila, particularly those within the historic walled area of Intramuros. This walled city encloses many interesting structures, campuses, museums, and more.
This 9-day trip will also take you to Vigan City, home to many old Spanish structures lined up along Calle Crisologo. You will also be exploring the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio City. One of the city's attractions is Camp John Hay, which used to be a U.S. military base. It now has hotels, restaurants, and thrilling activities.
From the north, you'll head south for an exciting ascent to Mt. Pinatubo, an active stratovolcano located in the boundary of three provinces: Zambales, Pampanga, and Tarlac. Apart from that, you'll be touring around Puerto Princesa in the province of Palawan. Some of the beautiful islands in Honda Bay are included in your itinerary.
The world-renowned Underground River of Puerto Princesa is another stunning marvel you'll see during the trip. This 8.2 kilometer-long attraction will have you amazed at its geological formations. Moreover, you will be spending some time at the spectacular Big Lagoon in El Nido, where you can go kayaking.
Get the most out of your stay in the Philippines with this 9-day vacation package of the most iconic attractions in Luzon Highlands, Puerto Princesa, and El Nido. 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: Baguio Tour
Day 5 - Day 5: Mt. Pinatubo Tour
Day 6 - Day 6: Puerto Princesa Honda Bay Island Hopping Tour
Day 7 - Day 7: Puerto Princesa Underground River and City Tour
Day 8 - Day 8: El Nido Island Hopping 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.
In El Nido island hopping tour mandatory environmental fee and/or user’s see is to be paid directly in cash to the service provider in El Nido, The tour itinerary is subject to change based on weather and tidal conditions. Tours will start only once operators are given permission to sail by the Local Government Unit (LGU) and the Philippine Coast Guard. Delays in start of tours or cancellation of tours affected by this is beyond the service providers’ control.
Limitation to the number of tourists, boats, kayaks and time of stay in El Nido lagoons are strictly enforced by the PAMB. Secret Beach, Big Lagoon and Small Lagoon are no longer allowed to be toured on the same day as part of the policies of the Protected Area Management Board (PAMB) of El Nido.
A mandatory user fee of PHP 200 per person is collected by PAMB for every entry to the Secret Beach, Big Lagoon and Small Lagoon.
Single use-plastics are banned in El Nido island tours. Please bring reusable water bottles or tumblers. All visitors are required to bring their own trash back to the boats.
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.