Islands of the Philippines on a Shoestring - Philippines
For travellers looking for a strange and beautiful adventure, this island-hopping adventure will show you the best of the Philippines’ nature, beaches, and cultural life. Roam Bohol’s famous Chocolate Hills (not suitable for consumption), snorkel with massive whale sharks in the clearest of clear blue waters (if the season is right), roam through bustling Manila, chill out in laid-back Siquijor, and soak up the beach vibes of Moalboal. From interacting with local communities to lots of free time built in, this trip is both meaningful and liberating. So go on and feel free.
Day 1 Manila
Arrive at any time. Get to know your fellow travellers over dinner and drinks in the popular Poblacion, Makati neighbourhood. Explore the avant garde art galleries and listen to live music. Soak up the culture of this vibrant area and cheers to new adventures and friends.
Day 2 Manila/Siquijor
Fly to Dumaguete and transfer to the port to board a boat bound for the mystical island of Siquijor.
Day 3 Siquijor
Enjoy free time to explore caves, waterfalls, coral-filled waters, and 106km (65 mi) of white-sand beaches. Snorkelling and diving are both great options here.
Day 4 Siquijor/Bohol
Hop on a ferry to the island of Bohol, home to the tiny tarsier primates and beautiful Chocolate Hills formations. Enjoy a stay at a G Adventures supported homestay and learn about local life from the community.
Day 5 Bohol/Panglao
This morning opt to join your host family as they tend to the farm before helping prepare a barbecue feast for lunch. After lunch together, say good bye to your hosts and head out to explore the famous Chocolate Hills.
Day 6 Panglao
Free day to tour the island or go snorkelling.
Day 7 Panglao/Moalboal
Board a boat to Cebu then transfer from Cebu to Moalboal. Beautiful beaches and bright, turquoise waters await.
Day 8 Moalboal
Jump into a busy underwater wonderland to snorkel surrounded by a school of sardines. Enjoy the rest of the day on the beach.
Day 9 Moalboal
Today enjoy canyoneering at the beautiful Kawasan Falls and it's surrounding fresh water streams and pools.
Day 10 Moalboal
Depart at any time. Departure transfer included.
Reference : GAH