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10 Day Philippines Taster Guided Group Tour From $1709pp

Get ready for the ultimate 10-day adventure in the Philippines, where every day is packed with authentic experiences and jaw-dropping sights. Voted the best tour on offer in the Philippines, this is by far one of the most exciting ways to explore this memorable country full of iconic island destinations.

From snorkeling with turtles in El Nido to cruising through the UNESCO World Heritage Underground River, this incredible handpicked itinerary guarantees you’ll see the best of this tropical paradise. Hop on an exclusive boat for island hopping fun, join cooking classes with locals, and dive into cultural encounters you’ll never forget.

Picture yourself camping under the stars on a private beach for two nights, soaking up the peaceful vibes and enjoying the crystal-clear waters. Explore hidden beaches, swim to your heart’s content, and dive into the laid-back island lifestyle. Along the way, friendly expert guides will introduce you to Filipino culture, taking you to local communities and sharing stories you won’t find in guidebooks.

As your adventure winds down, reminisce about the incredible memories you’ve made in paradise. Say goodbye to the Philippines with a heart full of unforgettable experiences and a promise to return someday. Don’t miss out on the adventure of a lifetime book now and discover why the Philippines is the ultimate tropical getaway.

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10 Day Philippines Taster Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Manila

Hello Manila! Arrive at the airport and head to your boutique hostel in central Manila. Meet your travel group and, in the evening, head to the rooftop terrace for a welcome meal and drinks overlooking the Manila skyline.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: Travel to Palawan

Start the day with breakfast then hop on a short flight to Puerto Princesa. Enjoy free time to swim in the pool, get a Filipino massage, or simply unwind. Later on, head out to a local restaurant for dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3: UNESCO Underground River

Begin your day by heading to the UNESCO Underground River. Hop on a boat and explore part of the accessible underground river before stopping for lunch. Enjoy the scenic drive en route to Port Barton and spend the afternoon sipping coconuts on the golden sand. Spend the night in traditional Filipino-style beach bungalows.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Port Barton Island Adventure

Spend the next two days experiencing life as an island local. Grab breakfast before joining local guides on their boat for some incredible explorations of the islands around Port Barton. Snorkel among vibrant coral reefs, swim alongside turtles, and shower under jungle waterfalls. Explore tiny islands and soak in the beauty of your surroundings. In the evening, gather around the campfire at a serene and private beach camp for an absolute feast, before sleeping in tents right on the beach.

Meals included:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Boat Adventure Continues

Wake up to the sound of waves and continue your island adventure. Spend the morning snorkelling, swimming, or simply relaxing on the beach. Enjoy another delicious meal prepared by your local guides before heading back to Port Barton. Enjoy the evening exploring the chilled town and maybe grab a cocktail or two from one of the quaint beachside bars.

Meals included:  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Travel to El Nido

Enjoy breakfast in paradise before heading on to El Nido. Discover why Palawan was named one of the most beautiful islands in the world with its towering cliffs and turqouise waters. Check into a boutique hostel and head to a local favourite restaurant for the evening.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7: Filipino Cultural Day

In the morning, head on a short jungle hike and learn about the unique flora and fauna in the lush Filipino rainforest. Arrive at exclusive jungle huts for an action-packed day where you’ll learn to cook authentic Filipino food, climb coconut trees, discover traditional Filipino dancing, stick fighting, and more. Later, take an optional zipline or relax on Las Cabanas Beach.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: El Nido Island Hopping

Hop on a boat to discover the beautiful tiny islands in the bay. Swim and snorkel in the turquoise waters and enjoy a freshly prepared lunch onboard.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Canopy Walk & Massage

Head on a canopy walk to the famous cliffs that overlook El Nido. Marvel at the incredible panoramic views of the bay and Cadlao Island. Relax in the afternoon with a traditional Filipino massage.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10: Goodbye

After breakfast, check out of the accommodation and say goodbye to your travel group before continuing with your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

Inclusions & Extras

Included

  • 9x Nights Accommodation
  • 16x Meals
  • All Transport 
  • Tour Guide 
  • Overnight Camping On Private Island
  • Island Hopping On One Life Exclusive Boat
  • School Visit
  • Waterfalls & Beaches
  • Snorkelling With Turtles
  • UNESCO Underground River
  • Cultural Experiences
  • Cooking Class
  • Island Hopping In El Nido
  • Massage
  • Canopy Walk To Famous View Point

Excluded

  • Visas
  • Some Meals
  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Arrival Transfer

Tour Type & Availability

Tour Inclusions Price

10 Day Philippines Taster Tour - Standard Accommodation

Informative Guides, Standard Accommodation, Some Meals & Activities

$1,709.00

10 Day Philippines Taster Tour - Twin Share Upgrade (2 Pax Only)

Informative Guides, Twin Share Accommodation, Some Meals & Activities

$2,009.00

10 Day Philippines Taster Tour - Single Upgrade

Informative Guides, Single Room Accommodation, Some Meals & Activities

$2,159.00

What to bring

  • Sun Cream
  • Swimwear
  • Camera
  • Power Bank
  • Sunglasses
  • Overnight Bag
  • Travel Adaptor
  • Arrival Information
  • Travel Insurance Documents

Pick Ups & Departures

The tour begins in Manila and ends in El Nido.

Supplier Terms & Conditions

One Life Adventures Terms & Conditions

Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds will be processed according to the following time frames:

Cancellations 60 days or more before departure: lifetime deposit held.

59-30 days before departure: 50% cancellation fee.

Cancellations less than 30 days before departure: 100% cost of services and deposit.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to reconfirm my bookings?

All bookings must be reconfirmed 48 hours in advance by contacting your tour provider directly using the contact information listed on your tour voucher.

What should I do if my trip is cancelled due to bad weather?

You may either re-schedule directly with the supplier or you can email our support team on [email protected] and include your voucher number, name of product you booked, planned departure date and your contact details. Once you’ve emailed us, you can drop us a line at +61 2 5633 1149.

Do you book tours with flexible dates? If so, how long are they valid for?

Yes, we do have open dated/flexible tickets available. Most tour vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of purchase, however please be aware that you may be subject to supplier price fluctuations. All ticket validity is specified on the tour voucher. If you are unsure of the validity of your voucher, just ask one of our wonderful staff.

What do I do if I need help with an existing booking?

Some tours have extra costs and you should be aware that there may be added expenses. These expenses will differ for each service provider, but some of the more usual extras are: EMC tax, stinger suit hire, luggage storage, sleeping bag hire, linen hire, national park fee, food, insurance, accommodation, equipment hire, petrol levy, etc. We will alert you to extra costs to the extent reasonably practicable. However, you must also check with each individual service provider when you re-confirm your booking.

Do I need travel insurance?

We endorse the recommendation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade that all travellers take out travel insurance. If you already have travel insurance, please understand that it is your responsibility to ensure that your travel insurance covers you for all of the adventure style travel you have booked with us.

Do you offer payment plans?

Absolutely, we understand that paying off a big trip in one go isn’t always that easy. We offer flexible payment plans to suit all types of travellers with zero interest or fee’s (minimum $100AUD deposit required).

How do I know if my trip is BYO?

Most tour vouchers will specify if your trip is BYO however we recommend asking your tour provider if your trip is BYO when you reconfirm your booking 48 hours prior to departure.

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