You will be picked up at the Manila airport on Day 1 and transferred to Puerto Galera to meet your host family on Day 2. Visit a local waterfall on Day 3 for a chance to swim and cool down in some of the freshwater pools created by mountains runoff. Visit some of the incredible beaches around your homestay on Day 4. Get a chance to dive into the amazing marine underworld that this place has to offer and enjoy your last night at your Puerto Galera homestay. Say goodbye to your host family and return to Manila on Day 5. End your trip on Day 6 with a Manila airport drop-off.
Day by Day Itinerary:
Day 1: Manila Airport Pick-Up
Upon arrival in Manila airport, there will be a driver holding a sign with your name on it to transfer you to your accommodation for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon or evening at your leisure to relax, explore, and get settled in. Overnight in Manila.
Day 2: Transfer to Puerto Galera (B/D)
Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation before beginning your journey to Puerto Galera. You will take a bus 2.5-3 hours to Batangas, where you will catch a boat that will take you another 1-1.5 hours to Puerto Galera. You will be picked up at the pier upon arrival and transferred to your homestay, about 15 minutes away. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to get settled in, get to know the locals with some refreshments, and explore the beautiful surroundings. Overnight at your Puerto Galera homestay.
Day 3: Waterfall Tour (B/L/D)
After breakfast you will head out around 9am for your Waterfall tour. The trip includes a 90-minute drive by traditional Filipino jeepney vehicle through diverse and beautiful terrain. Get a chance to swim and cool down in some of the cold freshwater pools that are created naturally by the waterfalls coming down the mountain. We will return to your homestay late afternoon in time to enjoy dinner with your host family.
Day 4: Puerto Galera Beach Tour (B/L/D)
Enjoy breakfast and head out around 10am to see some of Puerto Galera’s finest beaches. Get a chance to dive into the amazing marine ecosystem that this incredible place has to offer. Your guide/boat man will prepare a small lunch on the beach while you are busy working on your tan, snorkelling or playing in the sand. We will return to the homestay in the late afternoon or upon your request.
Day 5: Transfer to Manila (B)
After breakfast, you will be picked up at the homestay by a tricycle (tuk tuk) that will transfer you to the Puerto Galera port. Here you will catch a boat going to the Batangas pier, where you will catch your bus back to Manila. From here you will be guided to your accommodation for overnight.
Day 6: Manila Airport Drop-Off (B)
Today your adventure ends with a transfer to the Manila airport in time to catch your outbound flight. We wish you happiness and health for your journey onward.