Begin your adventure
You will be collected from your home by our Planit driver and transferred to the airport for your flights to Manila
Arrive Manila and transfer to your hotel.
2 nights Manila
Pagsanjan Falls and Taal Volcano Tour
The trip winds through steep canyons and gorges. Expert boatmen take you “shooting through the rapids” in an exciting downriver descent to end at the wondrous Pagsanjan Falls. After lunch proceed to Talisay for Taal Volcano Trekking
The tour takes by boat across the Taal Lake which surrounds the Volcano, then continues with horse riding up the mountain of Taal. Descend and transfer back to Talisay resort for snacks.
Transfer to the Airport for your flight to Banaue (via Cauayan). The afternoon is free time.
2 nights Banaue
Batad Rice Terraces day tour
Trek to Batad Rice Terraces and be spellbound by the sight of mountains beautifully carved into terraces made of stone walls. From a distance, the terraces resemble an amphitheatre with a village at its foot inhabited by the lfugaos.
Hapao day tour
Trek to the rice terraces where paths are wider and not as steep as those of Batad. Visit Head Hunter Village, then last stop at the town market where you can have your lunch.
Transfer to Cauayan
Transfer back to th airport for your flight to Manila
1 night Manila
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Puerto Princesa
In the evening, pick-up at the hotel lobby for shared Firefly Watching tour with dinner
1 night Peurto Princesa
Underground river tour
St. Paul’s Underground River is located within what has been designated Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Take an outrigger boat ride to the park where guests board canoes for the journey inside the underground river. The boat travels three kilometers into the cave and one is treated to a spectacular display of rock formations and cathedral-like chambers which Mother Nature has sculpted for millions of years. The river has also been recently declared as a World Heritage site and names as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
Transfer to El Nido (approximately 4 hours)
3 nights El Nido
Island hopping tour
Visit three of the most beautiful lagoons around Miniloc Island. Small Lagoon, Big Lagoon and Secret Lagoon. Swim and snorkel and enjoy the breathtaking views. You will also visit Shimizu Island where a white sand beach awaits eager sunbathers. Next stop will be 7 Commando Beach. This beach prides itself on its white sand.
Island hopping tour
First stop is at the Bacuit archipelago. Many people argue about its peculiar shape. Some say it looks like a helicopter, some a camel, a dolphin and even a dinosaur! Find out for yourself and let us know what you think. Next stop is Matinloc Shrine. Walk around this abandoned convent and school and even climb a rock formation if you’re adventurous! After lunch, you will be brought to three spectacular beaches: Secret Beach, Star Beach and Hidden Beach. I will refrain from giving out descriptions for these three beaches and leave something to your imagination.
Transfer to the airport for your return to Manila
After a free morning transfer back to the airport for your return flights.
On arrival in Malta you will be met by your Planit driver and taken home.
This tour is designed as an active tour requiring mid level fitness. If active trips are not for you, we can offer many amazing locations in the Philippines, please ask for alternative suggestions.
More time? Why not extend your trip with a beach stay at one of the stunning resorts such as Cebu or Boracay.
All bespoke itineraries can be amended to your preferences.
Group tour also available – itineraries will vary.