10 Day Philippines Tour With One Life Adventure - Happy Travels
    Tour type: Daily Tour
    Duration: 10 days
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    Price: From $1,450.00
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    Want to explore the Philippines but not sure where to start? Well this epic 10 day adventure tour with the crew of One Life Adventure packs in all the highlights of Palawan, one of the best destination that The Philippines has to offer! From the underground river to the world famous beaches of El Nido, […]

    Tour Description

    Want to explore the Philippines but not sure where to start?

    Well this epic 10 day adventure tour with the crew of One Life Adventure packs in all the highlights of Palawan, one of the best destination that The Philippines has to offer!

    From the underground river to the world famous beaches of El Nido, this trip packs some serious wanderlust!

    Itinerary

     

    Day 1 : Welcome to Manila
    Arrive at any time in Manila and we will meet you at the airport. Settle in to our accommodation and then join us on the roof terrace to meet the group, and have some Filipino BBQ eaten out of a banana leaf overlooking the Manila skyline.  After that, guests will get the option to checkout some famous Manila nightlife spots, with guest-list entry into clubs and good times at our favourite bars. Please note that airport pickups are only available for arrivals on day 1. Accommodation: 4-bed dorms in boutique hostel in down-town Manila
    Meal(s) included : Dinner
    Day 2 : Manila to Palawan – Iwahig Prison and street food
    Fly to Palawan in the morning. Check in to our boutique hotel and relax by the pool for a while. After lunch, we visit the Iwahig Prison where the inmates govern themselves and learn new skills such as farming and dancing. In the evening, we sample some weird and wonderful Filipino street food by the water. Once we have eaten, we go to some local nightlife spots! Accommodation: Twin/double rooms in artistic boutique hotel
    Meal(s) included : Breakfast
    Day 3 : Underground River and Port Barton
    After a delicious breakfast, we head to the UNESCO heritage Underground River. We jump into a small boat, and are taken around this amazing place by an experienced local guide. In the afternoon, we drive along dirt roads to the beautiful village of Port Barton. Port Barton is so remote it doesn’t even have electricity for half the day! We spend the night in a beach bungalow listening to the sounds of the ocean. Accommodation: Twin/double rooms in Filipino style beach-front bungalows
    Meal(s) included : Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 4 : Islander Experience – Snorkeling, fishing, and meeting the locals
    Today we get to experience the local island way of life, with our Islander Experience. After breakfast, we join our local guides on their boat for a day of exploring islands and experiencing the islander way of life. We will snorkel reefs with turtles and really get to know this incredible area. In the evening, our guides will cook us an absolute feat whilst we set up the BBQ and party the night away in the stars. Accommodation for the night is in tents right on the beach. Accommodation: Local style tents on the sand – absolute beach-front
    Meal(s) included : Lunch, Dinner
    Day 5 : Port Barton Island Life
    Experience more paradise island life! Today we explore more of the area with our guide. We will also get the chance to visit a local school to interact with the kids and make donations of supplies (not a guaranteed visit) After a couple of days of sun and sand, you will need a shower. Our guides will lead us to a small, refreshing jungle waterfall for you to get clean. In the late afternoon we will head back to Port Barton for one more night. Accommodation: Twin/double rooms in Filipino style beach-front bungalows
    Meal(s) included : Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 6 : Bound for El Nido
    This morning is time to say goodbye to this incredible place. Today we are travelling to El Nido in the north of the island by minivan. Relax and enjoy the scenery as we journey to the north of Palawan. We check in to our boutique hostel and relax for the afternoon before heading to our favourite reggae beach bar for dinner and good times. Accommodation: 4-bed dorms in top-rated boutique hostel
    Meal(s) included : Dinner
    Day 7 : Around El Nido – Full day cultural experience & zipline
    Today we have our cultural experience in the surrounding area of El Nido in small villages. This will be with local people showing you their traditional ways of living; a great way to experience a slice of local life. Take a guided walk to learn about the plants and animals, go fishing in the bay, learn how they make coconut oil, try weaving with palm leaves, discover the secret to making the famous Filipino food ‘Adobo’ and then finish with a Halo-Halo (Filipino iced dessert). We then head to the amazing Las Cabanas beach where you get the option to experience flying on a 750m long zipline over the ocean between 2 tropical islands (own cost of PH500). Accommodation: 4-bed dorms in top-rated boutique hostel
    Meal(s) included : Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 8 : Island hopping
    We have an early start to board the custom-built, exclusive boat to take us around all the tiny islands in the bay. You will explore the most spectacular islands and the bluest waters you have ever seen. Here you will see Big and Small Lagoon, Secret Lagoon, Cadlao Island, and other areas. Snorkel and kayak with your new friends, and feast on the freshly prepared food on board. We will have our drinks included, and music to match the scenery. This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Accommodation: 4-bed dorms in top-rated boutique hostel
    Meal(s) included : Breakfast, Lunch
    Day 9 : Nido viewpoint hike, massage & farewell dinner
    Today we make our way through the small streets of the town to where we start our hike. We climb to the top of the limestone cliffs surrounding the town for an unbelievable view of the town, bay, and islands. Definitely the best views on the island! Spend the rest of your day exploring and getting to know the area and meeting the locals. Today we include a traditional Filipino massage to ease those aching muscles. In the evening we meet for dinner by the water. This is also the day we help with any advice on further travel around the Philippines. In the evening we have one farewell dinner with everyone at our favourite place and say our goodbyes! Accommodation: 4-bed dorms in top-rated boutique hostel
    Meal(s) included : Breakfast
    Day 10 : Stay on longer, or head to Puerto Princesa
    Take a bus back to Puerto Princesa airport (included), or stay on in El Nido. We help organise other activities such as diving courses, our Whale sharks and Waterfalls pack, and our Boracay Party Pack!
    Meal(s) included : Breakfast
    Welcome BBQ
    Puerto Princessa Underground River
    Island hopping in El Nido
    Snorkelling
    Scenic hikes
    Farewell dinner

    Manila
    Underground River
    Puerto Princessa
    El Nido
    Port Barton
    El Nido viewpoint
    Dietary Requirements
    All catered for where possible, though when in the more remote areas cannot be guaranteed
    Extras
    - International flights not inluded

    - If you arrive earlier than the start date, your airport pickup is not included

    - The following meals are included, the rest you have to budget for:

    8 x breakfasts

    3 x lunches

    3 x dinners



    Arrival Information: Flight number, arrival date, and arrival time



    After Your Philippines Tour: Optional add-ons in Cebu and Boracay. There are also diving options in El Nido to do after your tour



    Travel Insurance : Required. Proof must be provided on day 1 of the tour



    Visas: 30 day visa on arrival, however proof of outbound flight is required



    PHP500 payable if they wish to do the zipline

    Luggage Limit
    20kg. Recommended to take a backpack instead of a suitcase
    What to bring
    Passport and separate photocopy of the ID page of your passport
    Flight tickets
    Printed copy of your travel insurance details
    Your One Life Adventures confirmation vouchers/tickets
    Entry visa (if required)
    Enough clean clothes to last the trip – Pack for warm weather and pack light.
    A light rain jacket or emergency rain poncho
    Comfortable shoes and sandals - They will probably get dirty so don’t bring anything fancy!
    Sun hat or cap
    Phone & charger
    International plug adapter – The voltage in the Philippines is 220-240 volts
    Swimwear and towel
    Credit cards and money – Please do not bring travelers
    Small padlock
    Earplugs
    Camera and spare battery
    Mp3 player or books for the longer bus journeys
    A money belt
    Basic medical supplies such as aspirin, ibuprofen, motion sickness tablets, Imodium
    Insect repellent
    Sunscreen
    A sense of adventure!

    Voucher Information
    Departs: Manila. Open date tickets are subject to availability, please give at least 14 days notice to book. All bookings must be reconfirmed at least 48 hours in advance via phone. Due to conditions out of our control (such as weather conditions), One Life Adventures reserves the right to change the itinerary if necessary. Travel insurance must be provided either at time of bookings, or at least 2 weeks before deparure.Travel insurance is compulsory. If booking onward travel, please ensure a flight is booked out of Puerto Princesa after 5pm on day 10, or for the day after the tour finishes.


    Important: We use domestic flights in this tour, so the customer's name must be provided exactly how it's written on their ID. In the voucher manifest please provide all email addresses, DOB, dietary requirements, and nationalities of all guests travelling.
    $1450 Per Person
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