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Rice Terraces, Philippines

the Rice Terraces, Philippines

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PhilippinesAround the Philippine Islands by Land & Sea - 30 Days

Manila - Banaue - Sagada - Manila - Batangas - Puerto Galera - Boracay - Iloilo - Bacolod - Cebu - Bohol - Leyte - Samar - Legazpi - Caramoan - Tayabas - Manila


Day 1 - Arrive Manila

Airport Meet & Greet Transfer to your Hotel. Overnight in Manila

Day 2 - Manila to Banaue

Today we travel north of Manila by private air-conditioned vehicle to the Rice Terraces.

Overnight in Banaue

Rice Terraces, Philippines

Rice Terraces, Philippines

Day 3 - Banaue Rice Terraces Trek and Village Tour

After Breakfast start of Banaue Rice Terraces Trek and Village Tour.

Overnight in Banaue

Day 4 - Banaue to Sagada

After Breakfast we head on to Sagada, visiting Banaue View Point and Bontoc along the way.

Overnight in Sagada.

Cordillera Mountains, Philippines

The Cordillera Mountains, Philippines

Day 5 - Sumaguing & Lumiang Caves, Hanging Coffins, & Sagada Town

After Breakfast start of Sumaguing & Lumiang Cave Connection Tour.

We also view the Hanging Coffins, & tour Sagada Town.

Overnight in Sagada.

Day 6 - Return to Manila

Departure from Sagada. Private transfer back to Manila by Private Air-Conditioned Vehicle.

Overnight in Manila

Day 7 - Manila

Free time in Manila

Taal Lake, Tagaytay

Taal Lake, Tagaytay

Day 8 - Manila to Batangas, via Tagaytay & Taal Town

Manila - Tagaytay & Taal Town Tour - Batangas. Overnight on Batangas Resort.

Day 9 - Batangas to Puerto Galera, Mindoro

Transfer to Batangas Port to catch Fast Ferry to Puerto Galera, Mindoro. Transfer to Puerto Galera Resort

Puerto Galera Beach

White Beach, Puerto Galera

Day 10 - Puerto Galera

Free Time in Puerto Galera

Day 11 - Puerto Galera to Boracay Island

Travel by road from Puerto Galera to Balalacao, to board a fast ferry to Caticlan. Transfer to Boracay Resort


Boracay Island

Day 12 - Boracay Island

Free Time on Boracay

Day 13 - Boracay Island

Free Time on Boracay

Day 14 - Boracay to Iloilo, Panay Island

Short ferry transfer from Boracay to Caticlan. Travel by road to Iloilo, in south Panay.


Nellys' Garden, Iloilo

Day 15 - Iloilo Heritage Tour

Start of Iloilo Tour. Overnight in Iloilo

Bacolod Town Hall and Lake

Bacolod Town Hall and Lake

Day 16 - Iloilo to Bacolod, Negros Occidental

Transfer to port to travel cross from Iloilo to Bacolod, Negros Occidental, by Fast Ferry. Start tour of Bacolod, Silay, and Talisay, finishing at San Carlos. Overnight in San Carlos.

Day 17 - Negros Occidental to Cebu

This morning we take the Ferry from San Carlos to Toledo, across the Tanon Strait. Pick up from Ferry and Transfer to Cebu City. Start of Cebu City Tour. Transfer to Mactan Island Resort after the tour.

Hanging Bridge, Bohol

Hanging Bridge, Loboc River, Bohol

Day 18 - Bohol Countryside Tour

We travel from Cebu to Bohol by Fast Ferry to enjoy a Bohol Countryside Tour. Overnight on Panglao Island, Bohol.

Day 19 - Panglao Island Tour

Morning Tour of Panglao Island. Transfer toport for fast ferry back to Cebu after the tour.

Day 20 - Oslob Whale Shark Interaction, and Cebu South Countryside Tour

Transfer by private air-con vehicle to Oslob for Whale Shark Interaction. Return to Cebu, stopping at places of interest along the way, such as Carcar and Argao. Overnight in Cebu.

Leyte Memorial

General McArthur Landing Memorial

Day 21 - Cebu to Leyte

Ferry from Cebu to Ormoc, Leyte. Start of Leyte Tour, visiting the colonial style ‘‘St Nino Shrine’’ and ‘’The Heritage Museum", as well as the General Mc Arthur Landing Memorial Park.

Overnight in Oriental Hotel, Leyte

Leyte to Samar crossing - the San Juanico Bridge

Leyte to Samar crossing - the San Juanico Bridge. By Morten Nærbøe (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons

Day 22 - Leyte to Samar

Travel from Tacloban to Samar, crossing the impressive San Juanico Bridge. Overnight in Ciriaco Hotel & Resort, Calbayog City, Samar.

Mount Mayon Volcano, Legazpi

Mount Mayon Volcano, Legazpi

Day 23 - Samar to Legazpi, Bicol

Travel to San Isidro to catch the Ferry to Matnog, Sorsogon. Onward to Legazpi City. Overnight in Legazpi.

Day 24 - Albay Provincial Tour

Tour of Albay Province, Legazpi, visiting Mt Mayon, Cagsawa Ruins, Daraga Church, Hoyop-Hoyopan Caves, Lignon Hill, and Japanese Tunnels. After the tour, travel onward to Caramoan. Overnight in Caramoan

Caramoan sea view

Caramoan, Philippines

Day 25 - Caramoan

Free Time in Caramoan

Day 26 - Caramoan

Free Time in Caramoan

Day 27 - Caramoan to Tayabas

Travel by road from Caramoan to Nawawalang Paraiso Resort and Hotel, Tayabas City

Malagonlong Bridge, Tayabas, Philippines

Malagonlong Bridge, Tayabas

Day 28 - Tayabas & Lucban Tour

Tayabas & Lucban Tour. After the tour, onward travel to Manila. Overnight in Manila

Intramuros, Manila, Philippines

Intramuros, Manila

Day 29 - Manila City Tour

Manila Old & New City Tour, visiting Intramuros, Fort Santiago, Manila Cathedral etc. Remainder of the day free at leisure.

Day 30 - Departure

Free time at leisure until Transfer to Airport for your Flight Home

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