10 Days
Duration
The Philippines
Location

Want to explore the West Coast of the Philippines on an amazing Philippines group tour?

Well join the crew of TruTravels for this amazing 10 day Philippines adventure tour – covering Manila, Puerto Princesa, Port Barton, El Nido and Coron!

Throughout your trip you and your newly found travel buddies will soak up all the tropical vibes this country is famous for – lazing amongst the palm trees on some of the best beaches in the world.

With all your accommodation, transport and guides included you’ll enjoy 10 days of Philippines adventure – from exploring the underground river of Puerto Princesa, to island hopping in the famous town of El Nido and snorkelling the stunning reefs of Coron.

It’s 10 days packed full of fun, sun and Filipino hospitality!

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Fancy exploring Cebu and Siargao instead?

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Then the 19 day Philippines Island Hopping Tour is for you!

 

PLEASE NOTE; tours begin March 2019, please see departure dates tab for full details

Additional information

StartManila (Airport Pickup)
FinishCoron
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Day 1

ARRIVE IN MANILA

Today we pick you up from the airport and take you to our hotel in the lively district of Makati. We give everyone time to arrive and relax a bit before we all meet up for welcome dinner/drinks and get to know each other!

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Day 2

TRAVEL TO PALAWAN & LOCAL LUNCH WITH FAMILY

We head to the airport in the morning and catch a flight to Puerto Princesa – the gateway to Palawan. From here we get private vans directly to a beautiful, quiet fishing village named Port Barton. On the way we stop and have lunch with a local family, getting a feel for the local cuisine and way of life.

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Day 3

PORT BARTON ISLAND HOPPING

Today we hop on a boat and explore the beautiful islands around Port Barton. We head out to several snorkel spots to look for turtles, view the reef and see some amazing beaches. We top at a small fishing village for a local style lunch (included) and then afterwards head to a waterfall. In the evening we check out some of the best bars in town.

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Day 4

TRAVEL TO EL NIDO & WATERFALLS

We pack our stuff and get in private vans bound for one of the most popular destinations in the Philippines – El Nido! We stop at a waterfall on the way for a swim and chill out. After getting settled into our El Nido accommodation we head out for dinner and explore the nightlife.

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Day 5

EL NIDO ISLAND HOPPING

Today we experience the world-class island hopping that made El Nido famous.  We visit some of the best locations El Nido has to offer and enjoy a delicious local-style lunch. We arrive back at the hotel by sunset and meet again later for dinner.

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Day 6

NACPAN BEACH & ZIPLINE

Today we explore El Nido by land. We first head to Nacpan beach, also known as El Nido’s twin beaches to chill and enjoy some quality beach time. We have the option to visit another waterfall before zip lining across the ocean to an island on the Las Cabanas beach zipline. We enjoy the sunset at the beach and then head back into town.

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Day 7

BOAT TO CORON & BEGIN CASTAWAY EXPERIENCE

This morning we get an early start and catch the fast boat to Coron Island. After a break for lunch we embark on our 3 day/2 night Red Carabao Coron Castaway Expedition! We stay at Camp Carabao – a private beach with basic beach-style bungalow accommodation. We get a feel for the local Tagbanua way of life by meeting some of the locals and participating in some cultural activities before ending the night with local alcohol tasting around the bonfire.

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Day 8

CULION TOWN & SNORKELING

We head out for an exciting day of island hopping and local history. We visit Culion town for lunch, and spend the rest of the day snorkeling at shipwrecks and island hopping. We return to Camp Carabao where we enjoy a local Filipino dinner after an optional beach clean-up.

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Day 9

LAGOON & LAKE VISIT + ARRIVE TO CORON

It’s time to make our way back to Coron Island because we spend the night back in Coron town. We visit the lake and lagoon that made Coron famous in the morning before returning to Coron town for the night. Optional hike up to the viewpoint for sunset before having our farewell dinner.

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Day 10

CHILLED CHECK OUT

Today is unfortunately check out day however the fun doesn’t necessarily have to end. Your group leader is on hand to help you plan your next adventure.

Please note: This tour does not run June – September due to monsoon season

2019 Philippines Start Dates

START DATES 2019

MAR = 2, 16, 26

APR = 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

MAY = 7, 14

OCT = 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29

NOV = 2, 5, 9, 12 ,16, 19, 23, 26, 30

Includes:

  • Airport pickup in Manila (up to 2 days before tour)
  • 9 Night’s Accommodation
  • All transport included
  • Flight to Puerto Princesa
  • Lunch with the locals
  • Island Hopping in Port Barton
  • Visit waterfalls, beaches, and local villages
  • Snorkeling with Turtles
  • Visit crystal clear lagoons in El Nido
  • 3 day/ 2 night Red Carabao Coron Castaway Boat Trip
  • Island Hopping in Coron
  • Experience local life of the Tagbanua people
  • Snorkel at a shipwreck
  • Beach Day
  • Ziplining over the ocean
  • Some meals
  • Help with Onward Travel
  • Support across South East Asia

Open date tickets are subject to availability, please give atleast 28 days notice to book.

Provider Details
TruTravels
Phone: 0434903196

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