Multi-Day Tour

Northern Philippines and Palawan Adventure (17 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Manila, Philippines To Manila, Philippines

Valid for Departures: 09 Mar 2018 - 27 Dec 2019

Northern Philippines and Palawan Adventure (17 days)

Day 3

Banaue/Sagada

Day 4

Sagada

Day 5

Sagada/Vigan

Day 6

Vigan

Day 7

Vigan/Laoag

Day 8

Laoag/Manila

Day 11

Puerto Princesa/El Nido

Day 12

El Nido

Day 13

El Nido

Day 14

El Nido

Day 15

El Nido/Port Barton

Day 16

Port Barton

Day 17

Port Barton/Manila

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Manila, Philippines
None None
Day 1 Manila: There are no planned activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Manila, Philippines
None Breakfast
Day 2 Manila/Banaue: Travel through the stunning mountainous landscape to Banaue. Stop en route for lunch and photo ops. Visit the Provincial Museum in Bayombong to learn more about Luzon. After the long drive, stretch your legs on a short hike to the rice terrace viewpoint and the nearby village of Tam-an. Included Activities: Provincial Museum Visit Tam-an Village Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s))
Day 3
Banaue/Sagada
None Breakfast
Day 3 Banaue/Sagada: Hop into a local Jeepney and visit the rice terraces of Hapao. In the afternoon, continue on to Sagada with a visit to the Museum of Mountain Culture in Bontoc. Included Activities: Museum of Mountain Culture Visit Rice Terraces Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Day 4
Sagada
None Breakfast
Day 4 Sagada: Explore the outdoor paradise of Sagada. Opt to hike or visit caves, the hanging coffins, or waterfalls set into the lush green landscape.
Day 5
Sagada/Vigan
None Breakfast
Day 5 Sagada/Vigan: Travel via Cerventes to Vigan, a beautifully preserved Spanish colonial town. In the evening, opt to visit the World Heritage-listed Santa Maria Church or to view the dancing fountain. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s))
Day 6
Vigan
None Breakfast
Day 6 Vigan: Spend a free day exploring this lovely city. Opt to visit the pottery shop and local handloom weavers or take a horse drawn carriage tour.
Day 7
Vigan/Laoag
None Breakfast
Day 7 Vigan/Laoag: Continue on north to Laoag, visiting the World Heritage-listed Paoay Church and a scenic lake on the way. In Laoag, opt to visit the La Paz sand dunes, the sinking bell tower, or the local market. Included Activities: Paoay Church Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Day 8
Laoag/Manila
None Breakfast
Day 8 Laoag/Manila: Opt to join the group for a final dinner together in the evening. Transport: Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Day 9
Manila, Philippines
None Breakfast
Day 9 Manila: Explore this bustling city with free time.
Day 10
Manila, Philippines
None Breakfast
Day 10 Manila/Puerto Princesa: Fly to Puerto Princesa, the capital of the island paradise of Palawan. Tour the town visiting Bakers Hill and the Iwahig Penal Colony. Included Activities: Puerto Princesa City Tour Transport: Plane (1.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
Day 11
Puerto Princesa/El Nido
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11 Puerto Princesa/El Nido: Explore the underwater cave of the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park on an included tour. Later, travel north on Palawan to stunning El Nido, known for its large limestone karsts emerging from the turquoise ocean. Included Activities: Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
Day 12
El Nido
None None
Days 12-13 El Nido: Spend the day relaxing on the beach or opt to visit Bacuit Bay, Simezu Island, or Intalula Island.
Day 13
El Nido
None None
Days 12-13 El Nido: Spend the day relaxing on the beach or opt to visit Bacuit Bay, Simezu Island, or Intalula Island.
Day 14
El Nido
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13 El Nido: Enjoy an included snorkelling tour and beach barbecue. Included Activities: Snorkelling Tour
Day 15
El Nido/Port Barton
None Breakfast
Day 14 El Nido/Port Barton: Due to the remote and idyllic location of the beach, conveniences are limited. The resort is powered by generators and there are no ATMs or shops. Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s)) Boat (0.25 hour(s))
Day 16
Port Barton
None Breakfast
Day 15 Port Barton: Spend another laid-back day in paradise. Opt to snorkel, hike through the rainforest to a waterfall, or relax on the beach.
Day 17
Port Barton/Manila
None Breakfast
Day 16 Port Barton/Manila: After a quick boat ride, drive back to Puerto Princesa for an afternoon flight to Manila. Enjoy one last evening in Manila. Transport: Boat (0.25 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours) Plane (1.00 hour(s))
Day 18
Manila, Philippines
None Breakfast
Day 17 Manila: Depart at any time.

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Go off the beaten Southeast Asia path – you know you want to. This 17-day journey takes you from the northern end of this 6,000-plus island archipelago to the famed crystal blue waters of Palawan. Start your adventure in bustling Manila before paying a visit to the dramatic rice terraces of Banaue. Next up is Sagada, a place that feels shrouded in mystery. Then, hop on over to Palawan for subterranean rivers, beaches, and stunning scenery. Ready for something different? Say hello to the Phili...

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