PHILIPPINES EXPLORER

  
Code PHX

Only £1,995 per person

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Please add £200 per person for departure between 10Dec & 10Jan

MANILA- BOHOL - BORACAY - CEBU

Discover the Philippines and enjoy paradise beaches staying at excellent and centrally located 3* and 4* hotels/resorts. Guided city tour in Manila, countryside tour in Bohol, island hopping and beach stay in Bohol & Boracay.

Price includes : Airport pick up on arrival in Manila, hotels/resorts as specified with daily breakfast, lunch during city tour in Manila & Bohol river cruise tour, return car & boat transfers Bohol-Cebu-Caticlan-Boracay, entrance fees, internal flights Manila/Tagbilaran, Cebu/Caticlan/Cebu.

Price excludes : International flights **, other main meals, drinks, local airport taxes, tipping and any service not specified. Single Supplement : £895

**We recommend Philippines airlines. Please ring us for the best airfares.

DAY 01 Departure from London Heathrow

DAY 02 MANILA (-/-/-)
Arrive at Manila International airport. Meet and greet by our representative and private transfer to Hotel Celeste, a charming boutique hotel in the Makati area. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at Hotel Celeste ( Deluxe room ).
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Fort Santiago
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San Augustin Church
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The Jeepney

DAY 03 MANILA (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel.
09:00 AM is the Pick up time at the hotel lobby for a Manila guided City tour with lunch at a local restaurant. Drive through the Cultural Centre of the Philippines grounds by the Manila Bay. Stop at Rizal Park, where the Philippines’ national hero was executed, and then proceed to Fort Santiago – the seat of the Spanish government in the 17th century. Visit The Manila Cathedral, Casa Manila - a replica of a 17th century house, San Agustin Church and its museum. Tour will also include a visit to the business district of Makati City, and a glimpse of what used to be the first international airport in Manila. After the city tour, enjoy lunch at Bistro Remedios sampling Filipino cuisine from the province of Pampanga, touted as the culinary capital of the Philippines. Return to Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at Hotel Celeste.

DAY 04 MANILA (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Day at leisure to explore more of Old & New Manila at your own pace. Overnight at Hotel Celeste.

DAY 05 MANILA / BOHOL (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel. Own arrangements for taxi transfer to domestic airport and board a flight to Tagbilaran ( 09:20-10:35 / 20kg baggage allowance ).
Upon arrival in Tagbilaran airport, meeting with our local representative and car transfer to your resort in Panglao ( 45mins drive ). Check-in at Amarela Resort ( Superior room )

DAY 06 BOHOL COUNTRYSIDE TOUR (B/L/-)
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Chocolate Hills

Breakfast at hotel.
0900 AM is the Pick up time at the lobby of the resort.
A leisurely drive will take you through scenic countryside of thick nipa palms, coconut plantations and mahogany forest going to the town of Carmen. You will have a chance to see the tarsier, the world’s smallest monkey. Go up to the highest point to view the Chocolate Hills, consisting of 1,268 haycock hills with heights ranging from 40-120 meters. During the summer, the dome-shaped grass-covered limestone hills dry up and turn brown transforming the area into rows and rows of chocolate “kisses”. Continue on to Loboc to board your river boat for an enchanting river tour. Travel through the seaside towns of Loboc, Laoay and Bilar. On board, partake of a typical Filipino lunch on a bed of banana leaves.
After tour, drive back to your resort.
Overnight at Amarela Resort ( Superior room )
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A tarsier
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River cruise in Bohol

DAY 07 BOHOL (B/-/-)
Day at leisure to enjoy Bohol beaches. Overnight at Amarela Resort .

DAY 08 TAGABILARAN - CEBU/CATICLAN ~ BORACAY [B/-/-]
Breakfast at the resort.
Early morning Pick up at the resort, transfer to seaport for departure to Cebu.
Board the 07:50 AM ferry boat Tagbilaran - Cebu on business class. [10kg baggage allowance] 09:05 Upon arrival in Cebu, meeting with our representative and car transfer to Cebu airport for flight to Caticlan ( 15:30-16:40 / 15 kg baggage allowance)
On arrival in Caticlan airport meeting with the resort representative and car transfer to jetty port for a 20 min sea crossing to Boracay island.
Upon arrival in Boracay island, 15 min drive to Le Soleil de Boracay Resort (Superior Deluxe ) Check-in at the Resort.

This world-famous Boracay island, roughly shaped like a dumb-bell, is 7 km long and the narrowest spot is just nearly 1 km wide. Boracay Island has more than 30 beaches and coves, among them the renowned White Beach , a four km of pure white sand beach, and rated among the world's best beaches by international publications. The water is shallow here, and its sand brighter and finer than most beaches in the archipelago.
Boracay boasts of a diverse selection of restaurants, ranging from the native fast-food stalls to posh restaurants serving the finest international cuisine. One can find bars, beer joints as well as discos with amazing light and sound equipments.
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Boracay
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Le Soleil de Boracay

DAY 09+10+11 BORACAY (B/-/-)
Days at leisure to enjoy the White Beach staying at Le Soleil de Boracay on bed & breakfast basis.

DAY 12 BORACAY ~ CATICLAN/CEBU (B/-/-]
Breakfast the resort.
Car & boat transfer to Caticlan airport for flight to Cebu ( 09:45-10:55).
Upon arrival own taxi transfer to Marco Polo Plaza Hotel in Cebu city. Afternoon is free to explore Cebu city.

DAY 13 DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Arrange own taxi transfer to Cebu international airport for flight home.

DAY 14 : ARRIVE HOME