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Islands of the Philippines

11 days/9 nights - from $2,995 per person including airfare from West Coast

Departures & Rates

Take a 9-night trip and visit the islands of the Philippines on a journey through the major sites in these beautiful islands. Start in Manila, the capital, where you see the historic walled city of Intramuros and Rizal Park. Next, travel to Banaue and take a jeepney ride through the 2,000-year-old Banaue rice terraces that are carved into the face of mountains. From there, travel to Baguio, a favorite vacation spot for Filipinos because of its cool climate, flowers, and vegetables and strawberries. Next, transit through Manila on your way to Cebu, the “Queen City of the South,” where you visit the Basilica del Santo Nino and Magellan’s Cross. Afterward, take a ferry to the island of Bohol, where you see the Chocolate Hills and enjoy a cruise along the Loboc River. Finally, transit through Cebu on your way back to the US. Starting from $2995, including air, with guaranteed weekly departures.

Day 1 - USA/Manila
Depart the USA via Singapore Airlines trans-Pacific flight to Manila. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2 - Manila
Arrive in the capital city and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon tour includes Rizal Park and the historic walled city of Intramuros. (Manila/Peninsula)

Day 3 - Manila
An excursion into the countryside takes you to Pagsanjan, famous for its waterfalls. A river boat ride climaxes with an exhilarating descent through swift rapids. Return to Manila this afternoon. (B/L)

Day 4 - Manila
Day at leisure to explore on your own.

Day 5 - Manila/Banaue
Travel by private vehicle this morning into the Cordillera Mountains north of Manila. Arrive by evening in Banaue. (Banaue) (B)

Day 6 - Banaue
A local jeepney ride today reveals breathtaking views of the 2,000-year-old Banaue rice terraces, sculpted from steep mountain slopes, and referred to by many as the "Eighth Wonder of the World." Continue to Bangaan. (B)

Day 7 - Banaue/Baguio
Today's mountainous drive is to Baguio. Planned and built by Americans in the early 20th century, Baguio is a favorite vacation spot for Filipinos because of its cool climate and its flowers, vegetables, and strawberries. Tour the city on arrival. (Azalea Residences/Camp John Hay Manor) (B)

Day 8 - Baguio/Manila/Cebu
Transfer back to Manila by land. Fly to the Philippines' oldest city, Cebu, known for its mangoes, guitars, and beach resorts. (Maribago Bluewater/Crimson Mactan) (B)

Day 9 - Cebu
A city tour includes Magellan's Cross, Fort San Pedro, the Basilica del Santo Nino, and Casa Gorordo Museum. (B)

Day 10 - Bohol
Take a ferry to the island of Bohol, famous for the rounded formations that turn brown in dry season to earn the name Chocolate Hills. Sightseeing includes a cruise along the palm-fringed Loboc River and lunch on board. Return to Cebu. (B/L)

Day 11 - Cebu/Manila
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the USA. (B)

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Departure DatesLand & Air *
Los Angeles
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 1 - June 6 03/01 - 06/06
July 16 - December 9 07/16 - 12/09
$2995 FC$2,995 FC
$3370 D$3,370 D
$2155 FC$2,155 FC
$2530 D$2,530 D
$615 FC$615 FC
$940 D$940 D
June 7 - July 15 06/07 - 07/15
$3475 FC$3,475 FC
$3845 D$3,845 D
$2155 FC$2,155 FC
$2530 D$2,530 D
$615 FC$615 FC
$940 D$940 D
December 10-3112/10 - 12/31
$3785 FC$3,785 FC
$4250 D$4,250 D
$2470 FC$2,470 FC
$2935 D$2,935 D
$715 FC$715 FC
$1155 D$1,155 D
2021
January 1-1001/01 - 01/10
$3785 FC$3,785 FC
$4250 D$4,250 D
$2470 FC$2,470 FC
$2935 D$2,935 D
$715 FC$715 FC
$1155 D$1,155 D
January 11-3101/11 - 01/31
$2995 FC$2,995 FC
$3370 D$3,370 D
$2155 FC$2,155 FC
$2530 D$2,530 D
$615 FC$615 FC
$940 D$940 D
  • Land & Air prices are per person based on double occupancy for weekday travel. For weekend travel to and from the US (Fri, Sat & Sun), add $60 each way.
  • Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.
  • Holidays - Easter, Golden Week, Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year - surcharge applies.

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Tour Featuures

  • Round trip trans-Pacific airfare via Singapore Airlines coach class
  • Internal airfare, coach class, as per itinerary
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Ground transportation with sightseeing stops as per itinerary
  • 3 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Manila and Cebu
  • 2 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Banue
  • 1 nights stay in a double occupancy room in Baguio
  • Hotel tax and service charge included in all cities
  • Private sightseeing with English speaking guide and admission fees: half-day city tours in Manila and Cebu, countryside excursion to Pagsanjan including river boat ride, half-day tour in Banaue, half-day tour in Baguio, full-day tour in Bohol with cruise
  • Breakfast daily, 2 lunches
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

 Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

 Remarks

  • First Class (FC): Manila Hotel (Manila), Banaue Hotel (Banaue), Azalea Residences (Baguio), Maribago Bluewater (Cebu)
  • Deluxe (D): Penninsula Hotel (Manila), Banaue Hotel (Banaue), Camp John Hay Manor (Baguio), Crimson Mactan (Cebu)
  • If listed hotels and Singapore Airlines are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalty ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations and add-on air fares from various US cities are available
from $2,995
General information about the region
Manila. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 85.1 86.4 89.4 91.9 92.1 89.8 88.2 86.7 87.1 87.6 86.9 85.3
Average Low 72.1 72.3 74.5 77 78.3 77.5 76.6 75.9 76.1 75.7 74.5 73.2
Average Rainfall 0.531 0.287 0.843 0.736 5.457 11.173 14.335 18.752 13.154 7.894 4.386 2.205
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Banaue. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 75 75 77 79 77 77 75 73 75 75 75 75
Average Low 55 55 59 61 61 63 61 61 61 61 59 57
Average Rainfall 0.898 1.035 2.157 2.602 12.327 13.394 25.224 29.453 23.673 12.063 5.165 1.657
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Baguio. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 72.7 74.5 76.5 77.2 76.3 74.5 73.4 71.6 73.2 74.3 73.8 73
Average Low 55.2 55.6 57.7 59.9 61.2 61.2 60.8 60.6 60.3 59.7 58.6 57.2
Average Rainfall 0.476 1.409 2.201 4.051 13.035 18.921 26.409 33.382 22.925 10.331 5.996 1.134
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Cebu. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86 86 88 91 91 90 90 90 90 90 88 88
Average Low 73 73 73 75 77 75 75 75 75 75 75 73
Average Rainfall 4.3 3.1 2.1 2.0 3.8 7.0 7.5 6.4 7.2 7.3 6.9 4.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Bohol. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86 88 90 91 91 90 90 91 90 90 90 88
Average Low 72 72 72 73 75 75 75 75 75 75 73 73
Average Rainfall 4.1 2.8 2.5 2.2 3.1 5.0 5.0 4.5 5.6 7.1 7.3 4.5
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
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