Arrive to the Manila airport on Day 1 and take a transfer to your accommodation. Get started exploring the city of Manila on a city tour on Day 2 with a local guide. On Days 3-6 fly to Tagbilaran and then embark on a Loboc Adventure to go paddle boarding down the Loboc and Abatan Rivers depending on the conditions and climate or take an adventurous mountain biking trip. Enjoy a free day in Panglao on Day 7 and then say goodbye to the beautiful country of the Philippines on Day 8 with an airport drop-off.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1: Manila Airport Pick-up
On your arrival at Manila Airport, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to settle-in and explore the city on your own. Overnight in Manila.
Day 2: Manila Morning City Tour (B)
This morning you will go on an alternative tour of Manila. Explore the pulsating capital by public transportation to have the most authentic and local experience. Visit the oldest district and historic centre of the city, the famous Walled City of Manila, Intramuros. Here you will visit the most important historical site in Manila, Fort Santiago, built by the Spaniards as a defensive fortress designed to protect the newly formed city of Manila. After this cultural exploration, you can choose to go to Mall of Asia, on of the biggest malls in the world, and the SeaSide market for your lunch, or you can choose to go to the nearby Divisoria Market, the country's biggest retail market.
Your adventure ends here, spend more time around the markets or make your way back to your accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to discover more of the city on your own. Overnight in Manila.
Day 3 to 6: Manila to Tagbilaran Flight - Loboc Adventure 4D/3N (4B/1L)
Today you will be picked-up at your accommodation to be transferred to Manila airport to catch an internal flight to Tagbilaran in Bohol. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your new accommodation for check-in, before meeting your tour guide, that will explain your adventure's itinerary in details.
Depending on season and weather condition, you will be paddling the two biggest rivers of the island, Loboc River and Abatan River. Each river will be paddled down on a separate day giving you the time to relax and take in this wonderful paradise. During the tour you will have the opportunity to learn about the local Boholanos culture, eat lunch by the river and be amazed by the natural sceneries and wildlife. This is the perfect experience for adventure lovers who want to combine nature and being active. Paddle boarding is for everyone, and there are mountain bike trails suited for beginners as well as more experienced bikers. During those 4 days you will adapt to life around the rivers, bike and paddle through some of the most remote villages in Loboc, giving you the chance to experience millions of fireflies on your evening paddle in addition to waterfalls, hanging bridges and much more.
On the last day, after checking out of your accommodation, you will be transferred to your resort in Panglao. On arrival, check-in your new accommodation and enjoy the rest of the day to settle in and overnight.
Day 7: Panglao Free Day (B)
Have a free day to enjoy on your own to discover Panglao, famous for its world class diving locations, and for for the pristine Alona Beach, from where tours can be organised to world famous diving sites, and stunning tropical islands like Pamilacan and Balicasag. The Alona beach area has a few bars and maybe one disco where you can meet fellow travellers. Overnight in Panglao.
Day 8: Panglao Airport Drop-Off (B)
After enjoying breakfast and checking out from your accommodation, this amazing adventure will come to an end with a Tagbilaran airport drop-off. We wish you safe travels onwards.
Accommodations: Please be aware that this is a developing country and not all facilities may be up to the same standards as in your home country. Please also keep in mind that air-conditioning is not standard in the Philippines.