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Tropical Experience Travel Services - Tours of the Philippines

HONEYMOON IN THE PHILIPPINES - Philippines for 2 and Grand Tour Philippines for 2

Guides: we recommend a guide to coordinate transfers, tours and activities of the itinerary to make the travel run as smooth and enjoyable as possible for the couple. Discretion and professionalism shall be observed for utmost privacy and confidentiality. The tour includes a guide in English and Tagalog local language. An Italian-speaking guide is also available.

However, if you are experienced travellers and want to travel on your own, write us to receive a different proposal. You can also check our page dedicated to "autonomous travellers".

 

General description

This is the ideal tour for couples searching for a honeymoon that includes the best of the Philippines. It is also perfect for those who want to combine relaxation and exploration in breathtaking places. You will discover together several areas of the Philippines, with some of the most important places that build the image of this very diverse country.

Once you will arrive in Manila, you will have a day discovering the old colonial historic city, orienting yourself of the country.

On the following day, we will move to the Bohol province, with the well-known Chocolate Hills, the Tarsier Sanctuary and the Loboc river landscape. Bohol is also a stunning destination for the sea, where you can have dolphin watching, island hopping, snorkeling and/or some relaxation on the surrounding islands, renowned for their natural beauties and their beaches. After, you will have a stop in Cebu, where you will taste place’s specialty: the famous Lechon - the flavourful local roasted pork.

The second part of your tour is dedicated to Palawan, a province of growing fame thanks to ecotourism. Your first stop will be in the capital, Puerto Princesa, where you vill visit the Underground River (UNESCO Heritage and one of the 7 New Wonders of Nature!), half of which can be explored with small boats in a primordial atmosphere rich of biodiversity like rare bats, fishes, amphibious species, among others. Then we will move to the magnificent El Nido, another world-famous destination thanks to its incredible sea, the enchanting pristine nature, the white sand beaches and much more.

Then, you will go back to Manila where you will enjoy a dinner discovering local traditions.

 

If you choose the 20-days Grand Tour option, you will enjoy some days alone in the famous Boracay Island, a small island surrounded by beautiful sea waters, where you can find high level tourist services. You will stay autonomously on the island and along the renowned White Beach, where you will find all options for relaxation and fun activities.

 

Resuming, these are the destinations that are included in this honeymoon package:

  • Bohol: the Chocolate Hills, the Tarsier, the sea and Panglao

  • Cebu: cultural and food discovery of the city

  • Puerto Princesa: the Underground River

  • El Nido: the spectacular bay and its virgin nature

  • Manila: tour of Intramuros and its history

  • If you chose the Grand Tour: the famous Boracay Island

 

What kind of tour

This tour will let you visit various localities of the Philippines, alternating unwinding and adventure, discovering new places together yet having also the relaxation and privacy a honeymoon deserves. It’s an easy tour great for everyone. The tour is designed as a medium budget one, yet aiming to provide a good level of comfort in small-sized and locally-owned accommodations.

 

Meals

When we are not having barbecue picnic or packed lunch during our daily outdoor trips, we will let you try the specialties of the tasty local cuisine, alternating classic restaurant and home-made-style food. The local cuisine is quite varied comprising fish and other seafood, meat (especially pork and chicken), some choice of vegetables, rice and plenty tasty and fresh tropical fruits and juices. The Filipino cuisine is tasty and rich in flavour but not spicy, an interesting mix of Spanish, Chinese, American cuisine using available local ingredients. Quite complicated as it sounds yet it generally matches the Western taste. Some meals are included in the price (see specification for "included" or "not included"). Included meals are only the ones explicitly mentioned as “included” in the program. Included meals are standard set proposed by the guides: additional orders are not included.

 

Tour Program

 

Day 1 – Arrival in Manila

Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel for rest (varies depending on your time of arrival)

 

Day 2 – Explorations of Manila

  • Visit Intramuros, the colonial ancient historic part of Manila: San Agustin Church (UNESCO Heritage), Museum dedicated to local domestic traditions, kalesa tour (horse & cart), Fort Santiago gardens. Autonomous lunch (not included)

  • Afternoon and evening: romantic cruise on Manila bay during the sunset

 

Day 3 – Transfer to BoholT

  • For this day, breakfast is not included

  • Transfer to the airport and flight to Bohol. Transfer to resort in Bohol, free time

 

Day 3– day 7: Stay in Bohol. Inclusions:

  • All meals

  • Recreational activities in local farm

  • Tour in Bohol countryside (Loboc River, Chocolate Hills, Tarsier)

  • Tour for dolphin watching and visit of small islands with optional snorkeling

  • Tour in Panglao island and countryside

  • 1 day free for relaxation, with 1 hour massage per person included

 

Day 8 – From Bohol to Cebu

  • Transfer by ferry from Bohol to Cebu (autonomous lunch, not included)

  • In Cebu, visit of the Santo Niño Church and Magellan Cross

  • Included dinner with the typical Lechon Cebu

 

Day 9 – From Cebu to Puerto Princesa (Palawan)

  • From Cebu, flight to Puerto Princesa (autonomous lunch, not included)

  • Free afternoon to visit Puerto Princesa by yourself or to rest a bit

  • Early dinner (included). Paddle boat ride for romantic firefly watching follows

 

Day 10 – Underground River

  • Day to discover the Underground River (UNESCO Heritage and one of the 7 Wonders of Nature!). Included lunch during the tour

  • Mouthwatering seafood dinner for 2 in Puerto Princesa in the evening

 

Day 11 – From Puerto Princesa to El Nido

  • Transfer to El Nido with van (around 6 hours ).Lunch on the way (not included)

  • The afternoon upon arrival is free, to rest on the main beach of El Nido

  • In the evening, enjoy a 1 hour massage per person

  • Dinner is autonomous and not included (many restaurants available in the town)

 

Day 12 – Explorations in El Nido

  • Day tour in El Nido Bay, with visits in beaches, islets, secret beaches and other natural attractions. Barbecue picnic lunch for 2  (included)

  • Dinner is autonomous and not included choosing by yourself among the many restaurants available in the town

 

Day 13 – More Explorations in El Nido (new destinations)

  • Another day tour in El Nido Bay for more splendid destinations: hopping on different beaches, islands, lagoons and other natural attractions. Barbecue lunch for 2 is included

  • Dinner is autonomous (not included), choosing among the various eating place and cuisines the town has to offer

 

Day 14 – Back to Manila

  • In the morning, transfer by van to Puerto Princesa. Flight to Manila (lunch on the way, not included)

  • Dinner for 2 in Manila in a classic local restaurant with live cultural performances

 

Day 15 – Bye bye

Transfer to the airport. End of your tour with Tropical Experience Travel Services

 

GRAND TOUR PHILIPPINES FOR 2

Day 14 – Back to Puerto Princesa

  • Transfer by van to Puerto Princesa, check-in to accommodation

  • Dinner for two in a local seafood restaurant by the mangroves

 

Day 15: Transfer to Boracay

  • From Puerto Princesa, you will autonomously fly (no guide) to Boracay in the morning, transfer to hotel in Boracay and enjoy the rest of the stay

 

Day 16 to 18 – Enjoy Boracay

  • Relaxing stay in Boracay Island as a couple (no guide), including accommodation (possibly with direct access to the White Beach) and airport-hotel-airport transfers

 

Day 19 – Back in Manila

  • The couple will fly back to Manila. Transfer to the hotel

  • Dinner for 2 in Manila in a classic local restaurant with live cultural performances

 

Day 20 – End of your tour

Transfer to the airport and end of your tour with con Tropical Experience Travel Services.

 

Prices

For inquiries, write an e-mail to experiencetropical@gmail.com

 

How to Modify or Extend This Trip

After El Nido, you can extend your trip to Coron and complete your exploration of Palawan province. You can also decide to explore more in the Visayas (where Cebu and Bohol are located) and explore Negros Oriental, Siquijor, or more islands around Cebu province.

If you want also to see another kind of the Philippines, why don’t you explore the mountain ranges in Ifugao (with the famous rice terraces) and Mountain Province?

 

Terms and Conditions

Before booking this tour, please read the page Terms and Conditions on our website. The present itinerary should be considered as general. It may still vary due to weather, other obstacles, booking availability or other uncontrollable variables.If one of the guests has allergies or other issues linked to food, please let us know in advance. Inform us as well if there’d be physical obstacles or a particular health status that should be taken into consideration for the trip.

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