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Island hopping adventure: Palawan & Coron

Philippines in 11 Days, 8 Nights in Destination

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The secluded shores of the Philippines await! Discover stunning natural landscapes, hop between paradise islands, snorkel in emerald waters and relax on remote beaches. Pure bliss!

Trip Highlights

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    Coron
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    El Nido
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    Manila

Included

  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Some meals

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  1. Departures available until December 2025

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  3. Solo travelers from + $1,050

  4. Add up to 3 nights to your stay

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  • 8 nights in Charm category hotels.
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Accommodation: 8 Nights

Itinerary

Begin your paradise island escape in Manila, capital of the Philippines. Jet over the El Nido and discover the breathtaking scenery as you hop between remote islands. Secret beaches give you the chance to explore and relax among tropical greenery. Next, head across to the island of Coron, to enjoy hot springs, lakes, and mountains. End with one night in Manila before flying home.

1st Day: Canada - Night on board

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Arrive at your Canadian departure airport* ready to check-in for an overnight flight to the Philippines. Night on board.

*If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Manila

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Arrive in the capital of the Philippines, transfer and check-in at the hotel. The rest of the evening is free to spend relaxing or exploring this vibrant metropolis before heading on your island adventure tomorrow. Overnight in Manila.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Celeste or similar
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351 Reviews

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3rd Day: Manila - El Nido

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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, you’ll travel via domestic flight to El Nido. Arrive at this isolated island paradise and check-in at the hotel. The rest of the afternoon is yours to rest and relax! Overnight in El Nido.

The highlights of this famed destination include the breathtaking limestone cliffs and turquoise waters, creating a postcard-perfect setting. The coral reefs surrounding the area make it a haven for snorkelers and divers, with vibrant marine life to explore. With its unparalleled beauty and tranquillity, this tropical paradise captures the hearts of travellers seeking breathtaking natural wonders.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ipil Suites El Nido or similar
tripadvisor rating

379 Reviews

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4th Day: El Nido

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Breakfast at the hotel. Get ready for your first outdoor adventure in El Nido! Go on an island hopping tour to discover the best parts of this tropical paradise. Set off from El Nido to visit the Big Lagoon, a clear-blue body of water surrounded by dramatic views of cliffs and green rainforests. Then, see 7 Commandos Beach, Shimizu Island, and the Secret Lagoon (accessed through a tiny cave). All of these remote destinations are only reachable by boat, and offer tranquil and scenic scenery for swimming, snorkelling, and general aquatic enjoyment. Enjoy a delicious fresh lunch on board as you watch the world float by.

Return to the hotel and relax in the evening. Overnight in El Nido.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ipil Suites El Nido or similar
tripadvisor rating

379 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
El Nido Island Hopping A

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5th Day: El Nido

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Breakfast at the hotel. Excited for more time on the water? Take advantage of another included island hopping tour. Today you’ll experience some of the best beaches in the Philippines, starting with Secret Beach, Hidden Beach, Star Beach, where you'll have time to swim, tan, or hike among the beautiful landscapes. Then head to the Tapiutan Strait, a narrow pass between two islets, and Helicopter Island (so-named for its unusual shape). Again, you will be served an included local lunch on board.

Return to the hotel and rest in the evening, bearing in mind that this is our last evening on this island. Overnight in El Nido.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Ipil Suites El Nido or similar
tripadvisor rating

379 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
El Nido Island Hopping C

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6th Day: El Nido - Coron

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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a domestic flight to Coron. Once you arrive, check-in to the hotel and spend the rest of the day resting up for more island fun in the days to come. Overnight in Coron.

Coron is also located within the Palawan province archipelago. This community is known for its small fishing villages, stunning beaches & lagoons, plus the remains of various shipwrecks. Another excellent spot for moving between various islets, Coron comprises the eastern part of Busuanga Island, all of Coron Island and about 50 other minor islands stretching as far as Tara Island in the north and Canipo Island in the south.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Charms Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

37 Reviews

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7th Day: Coron

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Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, take advantage of some free time to explore the island, rest at the hotel, or plan your final days in the Philippines. In the afternoon, meet your guide and set off for a tour of Coron town centre. See the gorgeous views of Mt. Tapyas, learn about the natural phenomena of the Maquinit Hot Spring, visit Lualhati Park, do some souvenir shopping, check out St. Augustine’s church, and finish in the town plaza.

Return to the hotel in the evening. Overnight in Coron.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Charms Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

37 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Coron afternoon city tour

Moderate

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8th Day: Coron

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Breakfast at the hotel. Make the most of your final day with a top-tier island hopping tour. Visit several of Coron’s best-known natural attractions, from Kayangan Lake, known for great snorkelling, to the Twin Lagoons, which shock with their naturally-changing temperatures. You will also stop at Barracuda Lake, with water so clear that the sides of the nearby mountain are clearly visible descending into its depths. Then see Beach 91, Twin Peaks, Balinsasayaw, and CYC Beach (located on an especially tiny islet). Enjoy swimming, relaxing, and a delicious lunch on board as you spend the day immersed in this show stopping setting.

In the evening, head back to the hotel and prepare for tomorrow’s flight. Overnight in Coron.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Charms Hotel or similar
tripadvisor rating

37 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

included
Coron ultimate island hopping

Active

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9th Day: Coron - Manila

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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for an internal flight to Manila. On arrival, head to the hotel and check-in for your final night in the Philippines. The rest of the day is at your leisure: explore this dynamic capital city, get organised to travel, or just find a delicious dinner. Overnight in Manila.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Hotel Celeste or similar
tripadvisor rating

351 Reviews

See our full selection

10th Day: Manila - Night on board

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After breakfast* at the hotel, say goodbye to the Philippines as you transfer to the airport for a flight back to Canada. Night on board.

*If your return flight departs early in the morning, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast.

11th Day: Canada

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Arrive in Canada and end your trip.

Included activities

Included
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In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

El Nido Island Hopping A

Included activity for day 4 in El Nido

Enjoy a day on the water seeing different islets, lagoons, and beaches, including the Big Lagoon, 7 Commandos Beach, Shimizu Island, and the Secret Lagoon. Lunch served on board.

Duration 6:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Active

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Included
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In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

El Nido Island Hopping C

Included activity for day 5 in El Nido

Spend the day cruising through the beautiful bays of El Nido. Start at Secret Beach, then head to Hidden Beach, Star Beach, Tapiutan Strait, and Helicopter Island. Enjoy lunch included!

Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Active

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Coron afternoon city tour

Included activity for day 7 in Coron

Check out the sites of Coron's town centre! See Mt. Tapyas, Maquinit Hot Spring, Lualhati Park, and St. Augustine’s church. Shop for local handicrafts and finish in the town plaza.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 15:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Included
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In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

Coron ultimate island hopping

Included activity for day 8 in Coron

Enjoy swimming, snorkelling, and lunch on board as you cruise around Coron's natural wonders, including Kayangan Lake and the Twin Lagoons. Make stops at Barracuda Lake, Beach 91, Twin Peaks, Balinsasayaw, and CYC Beach.

Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 07:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Active

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main Canadian airports.
  • International flights: Canada - Manila - Canada.
  • Internal flights: Manila - El Nido, El Nido - Coron, Coron - Manila.
  • 8 nights accommodation in Charm category hotels.
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  • 8 Breakfasts and 3 lunches.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.*
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  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Guide/s during the excursions.

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Tips, meals, and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

 

Philippines:

*Transfers airport-hotel-airport in the Philippines are unescorted (without a guide) and in a shared van with other travelers.

Please note: island hopping tours are not accessible for those with limited mobility, given the difficulty of getting on and off the boat. Guests must have at least a basic knowledge of swimming, although life vests will be provided. Unfortunately, dietary restrictions cannot be accomodated for the lunch offered on board.

  • Entry requirements

    Valid passport with at least six months validity and a return ticket.

  • Visa

    No visa is required for stays of up to 21 days.

  • Currency

    Philippine Peso.

  • Language

    Filipino.

  • Electricity

    220 V. Adapter required.

  • Health

    Please consult your doctor regarding malaria prophylaxis.

  • Time zone

    UTC + 08:00.

  • Other useful information

    Although tap water is drinkable, it is advisable to drink bottled water.

  • Tourist Office website

    http://www.tourism.gov.ph/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or cancelled without prior notice.

If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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