Highlands to Islands 12Days/11Nights

If you always wanted to meet the natives, to feel the cold air up in the mountains, and to see the Underground river (The 7th wonder of the world); With the 12 Days and 11  Nights Highlands to Islands package, it is within your reach. You will visit places like  Banaue, Batad/Hapao rice terraces, the largest vegetable terraces plantation around Asia, Baguio City, Taal Volcano, considered to be the world’s smallest volcano,  Pagsanjan falls and the breath taking Palawan Island with the Honda Bay and the Underground River. A very interesting way of exploring the Philippines.

12 Days / 11 Nights

 

Day 1

Arrival to Manila

Pickup at the airport and proceed to Pampanga city (Depend on time of arrival)

Over night at The Hotel

 

Day 2

After breakfast proceed for a visit at the aetas village, an authentic village of the first people in the Philippines. (Light Tour, No Pinatubo Trekking)

After Estimated of 2-3 hours tour and Interaction at the aetas village proceed to Banaue, the “Home”of the Rice terraces. The way is about 8-10 hours drive, you

may stop on the way for refreshments and picture taking. Over night at Banaue hotel

 

Day 3

After breakfast Pickup with a Jeepney, start the tour at the Hapao rice terraces, a fascinating Day tour where you can view the rice terraces along the way, visit the

Head Hunter village and see the actual mummies. After the tour go back to Banaue hotel. You may walk around the town of Banaue afternoon, meet the locals.

 

Day 4

After breakfast proceed to Baguio city, the largest city in the north. The way will take around 6-7 hours with an amazing view of the largest vegetable terraces Plant

in the Philippines and Asia region.

Arrival to Baguio and tour around the city for an hour or two to view the famous session road and the city at night. Over night in Baguio

 

Day 5

After breakfast a short tour around Baguio, view the Mines view point, Visit at Tam-Awan village and the local market.

After the short tour proceed to Lingayen, nearby the 100 Island where you can do the Island hoping, at the 100 Island vicinity on the next morning.

Over night in resort in Bolinao, you may enjoy the resort and the area for relaxation after the day trip.

 

Day 6

Early morning after breakfast you will be taken to Alaminos, Estimated hour drive from your resort, then you will be taken with a boat that called “Bangka”, towards

the group of Islands with fascinating beaches, and wonderful hidden corners. If you adventurous enough you may eat your lunch on the Island, Chairs, Grill and food

will be provided. All you have to do is to wait for the food to be ready, and enjoy it with a great Coconut juice and fresh Mangos!

After the tour with estimated duration of 5-6 hours, proceed to Manila for an over night in Manila.

 

Day 7

Early morning, around 7am, proceed to Tagaytay, where you can discover the breathtaking Taal Volcano, situated in front of the town. The Volcano lately erupted on

1977 and has done quite a lot of damage, even though it is considered to be the smallest active volcano in the world. The tour takes by boat across the Taal Lake

which surrounds the Volcano. The tour continues with horse riding up the mountain of Taal to the crate. After the tour at Taal Volcano, proceed for lunch at one of

the restautant that viewing Taal Volcano mountain. After lunch you will have a 1-1.5 hours drive towards Pagsanjan Town, Located in Laguna, Pagsanjan Falls is one

of the most visited tourist spot south of Manila and is the place where the movie “Apocalypse now” with Marlon Brando was shot. Vast rice fields and coconut

plantation can be seen along the way. From a riverside resort, you will be transfered to a “bangka” (a dugout canoe) for the trip to the falls. Once the trip starts, you

will enjoy the lush greeneries and towering cliffs. At the end of the trip is the major falls wherein you will transfer to a raft to enjoy the pouring of water.

Going back to the resort, the boatman will ‘shoot the rapids”. This means the boatman will maneuver the bangka between the rocks and boulders until you reach the

starting point. After the long day, going back to Manila for an over night.

 

Day 8-11

Flight to Palawan Island. One of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines. There you will be staying in a very nice area called Sabang, located in Puerto princesa.

From that point, the tours to the underground river originating. You will have the Underground river tour on Day 9, and on Day 10, you will be taken to the Honda

bay. There you will enjoy the Island hoping at the area of Puerto princesa city (about 2 Hours from Sabang). The beaches are amazing, the Islands are still wild and

you might even see Islands that at high tide disappear.

On Day 11 you will be taken to the airport for the flight to Manila for an over night.

 

Day 12

Transfer to Manila airport – Flight to your next destination.

 

Inclusions:

Air-conditioned and new vehicle during tours

Air-conditioned and new vehicle from Manila throughout the north and back to Manila.

Tour guide during all the tours.

Daily breakfast.

Room accommodation for your choice (3 / 4 / 5 stars).

Transfers – Airports-Hotels-Airports-Tours.