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Filipino Beaches and Chocolate Hills

Philippines in 10 Days, 8 Nights in Destination

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Unearth the wonders of the Philippines in this escape to pristine white sand beaches and crystal clear waters as you navigate its capital city before exploring the aquatic worlds of Bohol and Boracay.

Trip Highlights

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    Bohol
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    Boracay
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    Manila

Included

  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Breakfast only

Availability

  1. Departures available until December 2024

  2. Available Group tours

  3. Solo travelers from + $1,590

  4. Add up to 3 nights to your stay

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  • 8 nights accommodation in Charm & Superior category hotels.
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Accommodation: 8 Nights

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Day 2 to 4

The Manila Hotel

Location

Manila

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Rating TripAdvisor travelers

The hotels we select comply with our high standards and requirements per category. The allocation is dependent on availability and seasonality, so you can be assigned any of our selection, including the following: City Garden Grand Hotel, Hotel Celeste, Savoy Hotel Manila

Itinerary

Discover the natural wonders of the Philippines in this excursion through serene beaches, colorful wildlife and endless sunshine! Get to know Manila, its capital city, explore the unusual geological formations of Chocolate Hills in Bohol and dive into the magical underwater world of Boracay.

1st Day: Canada - Night on board
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Arrive at your Canadian departure airport, ready for a flight to Manila. 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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Upon arrival at the airport in Manila, you will be picked up by one of our representatives, taken to your respective vehicle before transferring directly to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight stay in Manila.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
The Manila Hotel or similar

2044 Reviews

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3rd Day: Manila
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the day at leisure for you to familiarize yourself with the hustle and bustle of the capital of the Philippines. Why not go on a culinary adventure and sample the country’s famed street food? Alternatively, we recommend embarking on a city tour of Manila* with lunch included. Overnight stay in Manila. 

*Optional City Tour of Manila with Lunch: Get to know the very best of Manila in this tour exploring the city’s main attractions including the neighborhood of Intramuros, the 0.67-square-kilometer (historic walled area within the city of Manila. For lunch, enjoy the local cuisine at a traditional Filipino restaurant, sure to leave your taste buds wanting more!

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
The Manila Hotel or similar

2044 Reviews

See our full selection

Activities

Optional
City Tour of Manila with Lunch

Light

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4th Day: Manila - Bohol
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport in Manila for a flight to Bohol, an island province known for its coral reefs and unusual geological formations, notably the Chocolate Hills.

After arriving, you can enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Alternatively, we suggest you take part in a full day excursion of dolphin watching before heading to Balicasag Island to swim with its turtles*. Overnight stay in Panglao-Bohol. 

Optional Dolphin watching and Excursion to Balicasag Island: Go on an aquatic adventure of a lifetime where you will get to observe dolphins in their natural habitat before diving and  swimming with the resident sea turtles in Balicasag Island. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Panglao Bluewater Resort or similar

546 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Dolphin watching and Excursion to Balicasag Island

Moderate

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5th Day: Bohol
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy a full day tour of Bohol, including its scenic countryside. Start by visiting Blood Compact Shrine, a historical landmark commemorating the 1st Treaty of Friendship between the east and the west, before visiting the centuries-old Baclayon Church & Museum. 

Then, drive to Loboc to get a chance to encounter a tarsier, one of the world’s smallest primates. From here, embark on a 50-minute long river cruise on board a native catamaran where you will get to enjoy delicious Filipino food for lunch. 

Later, you will make your way to Chocolate Hills, driving through the lush Mahogany Man-Made forest and the green farmlands in Bilar and Batuan to enjoy a visit to Butterfly Farm and gaze at the variety of native species. You will end your tour by witnessing the cone shaped hills of lChocolate Hills atop a viewing deck. Overnight stay in Panglao-Bohol.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Panglao Bluewater Resort or similar

546 Reviews

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Activities

included
Full Day Bohol Tour

Moderate

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6th Day: Bohol - Boracay
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Breakfast at the hotel. Make your way to the station in Bohol to board a fast ferry to Cebu. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Boracay. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure; take this time to acquaint yourself with your new surroundings. Why not explore the island’s pristine white sand beaches? Overnight stay in Boracay.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Boracay Mandarin White Sa... or similar

373 Reviews

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7th Day: Boracay
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today is yours to spend as you see fit. Kick back, relax and enjoy the beauty of this charming small island known for its romantic sunsets and famous Filipino hospitality. Alternatively, you can take part in our optional helmet diving experience* that is sure to leave in complete awe. Overnight stay in Boracay. 

Optional Helmet Diving Experience: Helmet diving is the easiest and safest way to explore the underwater world where you get to literally walk among sea creatures and marine life—truly a once in a lifetime experience.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Boracay Mandarin White Sa... or similar

373 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Helmet Diving Experience

Moderate

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8th Day: Boracay
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy another day completely at your leisure; take in the magic of Boracay at your own pace. Alternatively, why not go on an island hopping adventure*? Overnight stay in Boracay. 

Optional Island Hopping Tour with Lunch: Unearth the wonders of the Philippines’ most serene beaches in this excursion through various islands, including Puka Beach, Coral Garden, Tambisaan Beach, Ilig Iligan Beach and Crocodile Island where you will get to snorkel in the crystal clear waters and swim with colorful marine life. Lunch will be provided.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Boracay Mandarin White Sa... or similar

373 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Full Day Island Hopping Tour with Lunch

Moderate

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9th Day: Boracay - Manila
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Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning to spend at your leisure. In the afternoon, board a flight to head back to Manila where you will spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Perhaps you can take this time to do some last minute souvenir shopping to take back home with you. Overnight stay in Manila.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
The Manila Hotel or similar

2044 Reviews

See our full selection
10th Day: Manila - Night on board
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Breakfast* at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for your return flight back to Canada.** Arrive in Canada and end your trip.

* Depending on the return flight schedule and the hotel breakfast service, you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast on the last day.

** If your return flight departs in the afternoon, it is possible that your arrival in Canada will be the next day.

Included activities

Included
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You will need comfortable clothes and shoes

Full Day Bohol Tour

Included activity for day 5 in Bohol

Take part in an excursion through Bohol’s top attractions, including its scenic countryside, Blood Compact Shrine, the Baclayon Church and Museum before boarding a catamaran for a river cruise and ending at Chocolate Hills.

Duration 07:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional

City Tour of Manila with Lunch

Suggested activity for day 3

Embark on a tour of Manila where you will get to acquaint yourself with the city’s most emblematic sights including the Old City and the historic neighborhood of Intramuros. Lunch at a local restaurant is included.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Optional
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You will need to wear proper swim clothes

Dolphin watching and Excursion to Balicasag Island

Suggested activity for day 4

Enjoy time spotting dolphins in their natural habitat on a boat and then head over to Balicasag Island to go snorkeling with local sea turtles.

Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 06:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Optional

Helmet Diving Experience

Suggested activity for day 7 in Boracay

Walk on the ocean floor as you explore the underwater world and interact with hundreds of aquatic creatures, perfect for those looking for a new way of diving.

Duration 00:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Optional

Full Day Island Hopping Tour with Lunch

Suggested activity for day 8 in Boracay

Go Island hopping through the Philippines’ most pristine beaches, including Puka Beach, Coral Garden, Tambisaan Beach, Ilig Iligan Beach and Crocodile Island. Lunch included.

Duration 06:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. more information
  • Departures from main Canadian airports.
  • International flights: Canada - Philippines - Canada.
  • Internal flights: Manila - Bohol, Cebu - Boracay, Boracay - Manila. *
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  • 8 nights accommodation in Charm & Superior category hotels.
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  • 8 Breakfasts.
  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Ferry Bohol - Cebu
  • English-speaking guide for part of the trip
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

* The details on your internal flight Manila - Bohol will become available either on the "My bookings" section of your Exoticca account 14 days before your trip or will be delivered on destination. The details for the other internal flights will be shared only through your Exoticca account. 

Maximum checked baggage limit on internal flights is 20kg.

  • 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.

Triple room: the third bed will be a rollaway bed.

Children: 2-11 years.

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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