Philippines holiday, 16 days

“Two week tailor made tour of the Philippines. Island hop by air and boat in a quest to find some of Southeast Asia's most magnificent marine life, volcanic landscapes and beautiful beaches. ”

Highlights

Manila | Cauayan, Isabella | Batad rice terraces | Tagaytay | Bohol Island | Chocolate Hills | Cebu | Miniloc Island | El Nido | Boat trips, snorkelling and volcano treks |

Description of Philippines holiday, 16 days

The suggested 16 day tailor made itinerary below takes in the highlights of the Philippines including the regions of Luzon, Visayas and Palawan.

Beginning in the capital city, Manila, you will uncover the historic centre of Intramuros before heading north to the spectacular Ifugao province.

Spot the Tarsier (one of the world's smallest primates) on Bohol before finishing up in El Nido's Bacuit Archipelago.

This 16 day island hopping trip is ideal for anyone looking to explore both on land and underwater with ample opportunities to snorkel, trek and explore, off the beaten track, bound to resonate with adventurous travellers and beach seekers alike.

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Departure information

This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
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Responsible tourism

Philippines holiday, 16 days

Carbon reduction

Your holiday will help support local people and conservation. We must also reduce CO2. Learn about the CO2 emissions of this holiday and how to reduce them.

Environment

There is a big push in Southeast Asia currently to reduce plastic waste and we use a number of hotels who work with Refill not Landfill. Refillable water bottles are provided by some hotels and 'one use' plastics are limited.

The use of boats is also a more eco-friendly way to explore the countries and does not have such an adverse effect on the environment.

Travelling by bicycle, cyclo or on foot for many of the excursions mean that environmental impact has been kept to a minimum.

Community

We’re committed to making your trip have a positive effect on the destination you’re visiting.

What we’re committed to:

Using locally owned, and environmentally and socially responsible, accommodation wherever possible.

Preference for locally owned partners in our destinations, and using local guides and drivers. In the Philippines local guides are used in even the most remote areas thus creating jobs for local people and giving the visitor an authentic learning experience.

Fair wages and conditions for all staff involved in your trip.

Wild and domestic animal protection alongside broader good environmental practice. We avoid promoting or using any artificial wildlife experience where animals are baited or fed in order to gain closer proximity.

Encouraging community-led initiatives from craft shops to restaurants, home stays to wildlife protection. We support a number of independent restaurants who use locally sourced ingredients from nearby farmers.

Supporting a range of on-the-ground charities and projects that work within our destinations.

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1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?


Meeting family and seeing the Rice Fields.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?


Spend enough time there. Have occasional days off touring and relax a bit.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


Yes.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?


Excellent.

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