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Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines

Chocolate Hills, Bohol, Philippines. (Photo courtesy Philippines Department of Tourism)


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PhilippinesVolcano, Whalesharks, & Central Visayas Adventure - 18 Days


PhilippinesManila - Legaspi - Donsol - Bohol - Cebu - Boracay - Manila

Legaspi is famous for the Mount Mayon volcano, and you can enjoy interacting with magnificent Whale Sharks & Manta Rays in Donsol.

Bohol has beautiful tropical beaches, the amazing Chocolate Hills, Loboc River, and of course, the Philippines Tarsier - the world's smallest primate. Cebu has a number of beach resorts, with fabulous hotels, bars and restaurants, plus world class diving spots.

Boracay's famous White Beach has been described as the “finest beach in the world". Boracay is firmly established as one of the major tourist destinations in the Philippines. With a seemingly endless list of sports and activities on offer, areas of outstanding beauty to visit and hundreds of places to eat, drink and be merry, this island is just waiting for your visit.


Day 1 - Arrive Manila. Transfer to Hotel.

Most of our holidays start and finish in Manila - the Philippines’ vibrant, bustling, capital city. Makati, just one of many cities that make up Metro-Manila is a sophisticated collection of tall, modern buildings, and shopping malls. Manila has plenty of attractions, modern shopping centres, lively nightlife, restaurants and cafés.


PhilippinesDay 2 - Free Time


Day 3 - Transfer to Airport for flight to Legaspi. Transfer to Hotel.

Legaspi City is one of the Bicol Region's top tourist destinations, famous for the Philippines' most active, and almost perfectly formed, Mayon volcano.


Day 4 - Pick up Hotel. Albay Province Tour

Pick up from Hotel. Start of Albay Province Day Tour, visiting the Mayon Volcano, and seeing the effects this magnificent volcano has had on local communities over the centuries. Also exploring the Cagsawa Ruins, Daraga Church, and Hoyop-Hoyopan Caves, amongst other places of interest.


Day 5 - Transfer to Donsol. Arrive Donsol. Free Time


PhilippinesDay 6 - Whale and Shark Interaction inclusive of lunch

The largest annual congregation of Whale Sharks is in Donsol from December to May. These gentle giants are migratory animals, found in warm tropical waters as they follow their food supply.

They migrate to Donsol in vast numbers to take advantage of the dense food concentration of plankton and krill.


Day 7 - Transfer to Airport. Flight back to Manila. Arrive Manila.

Take connecting flight to Tagbilaran, Bohol. Arrive Bohol transfer to Accommodation.

A wonderful island, Bohol has beautiful tropical beaches, coral reefs, and the famously distinctive Chocolate Hills.

Take a cruise on the Loboc river, enjoy scuba-diving, or go dolphin and whale-watching. See the Philippines tarsier - the world’s smallest primate. Relax on the beautiful beaches of Panglao Island.


PhilippinesDay 8 - Country Side Tour of Bohol inclusive of lunch

Explore six main Bohol attractions:

Blood Compact, a marker which commemorates the spot where Datu Sikatuna, a native chieftain forged a blood compact with Don Miguel Lopez de Legazpi representing the king of Spain for the purpose of fostering friendly relations between the two countries; considered as the first treaty of friendship between the brown and white races

Centuries – old Baclayon church and museum

Loboc - Bilar Man-made forest

Chocolate Hills, the provinceʼs signature attraction

Loboc River cruise, a fascinating boat ride along palm – fringed banks with lunch

Philippine tarsiers, considered the smallest living primate, dating its existence to more that 45 million years ago


PhilippinesDay 9 - Whale and Dolphin Spotting and Balicasag Island Tour

One of the countryʼs richest scuba diving sites is Pamilacan Island noted also its huge whales and manta rays, between the deep sea of Bohol and Mindanao.

Whale and dolphin – watching has become a popular ecotourism activity in the area where sightings have been almost certain.

Dolphin species abundant in the area are bottlenose, spinner, and spotted while 13 species of cetaceans are found including the melon-headed and baby sperm whales.

The tour likewise includes a visit to an uninhabited yet beautiful white sandy islet where a group can bathe exclusively by themselves.

For the more curious who love to explore the underwater marine life, one may opt to go snorkeling or diving.


Day 10 - Check out Resort. Fast Ferry to Cebu. Overnight stay Cebu.

Cebu is an island in central Philippines which has Cebu City as its capital. Mactan Island has a number of beach side resorts, with fabulous hotels, bars and restaurants.


PhilippinesDay 11 - Check out Hotel. Transfer to Airport, flight to Caticlan, Boracay. Free Time

Tripadvisor recently voted Boracay as the No.1 beach & sun destination in the whole of Asia.

The famous White Beach has powdery sand and stretches for two and a half miles. There’s an endless list of sports and activities on offer, island-hopping boat-trips, plus hundreds of places to eat, drink and be merry.


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Day 16 - Check out Resort. Transfer to Airport.

Flight back to Manila. Overnight stay Manila


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Day 18 - Check out Hotel. Transfer to Airport for flight home.


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