Best of the Philippines

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5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 8-95 yrs
  • max group size 6
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-39125
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Manila, Philippines
  • Ends Manila, Philippines
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the capital, Manila, including the influences that the Spanish and Americans had on its development
  • Soak up the sun in a beach-front hotel in Cebu
  • Get to know the smallest primate on earth, the tarsier
  • See the famous Chocolate Hills and how they resemble chocolate candy drops
  • Cruise upstream on the beautiful Loboc river and enjoy lunch on a floating restaurant
Starting and ending in Manila, the "Best Of The Philippines" tour is a guided chill out tour that takes 7 days. You will travel through Cebu, Manila and Bohol in the Philippines. "Best Of The Philippines" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Experience the best of one of South East Asia’s hidden gems in this tour to the Philippines which brings you to historic and cosmopolitan Manila and then to the natural wonders of Cebu and Bohol. In Manila, see and learn about the many influences that the Spanish and Americans have had on the city, including visits to the American Cemetery, the Walled City of Intramuros and Quiapo Church. Move on to Cebu, where you will stay in a beach resort to relax and enjoy the tropical sun. While there, take a day-trip to Bohol, where you will visit the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, home to the tarsier, the smallest primate in the world. Finally, see the famous natural wonders of the region like the Chocolate Hills and the beautiful Loboc River before making your way back to Manila to end the tour.
  • Day 1: Manila (arrival)
  • Day 2: Manila
  • Day 3: Manila - Cebu
  • Day 4: Cebu - Bohol - Cebu
  • Day 5: Cebu
  • Day 6: Cebu - Manila
  • Day 7: Manila (depart) -
  • 06 nights accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis at listed hotels or similar
  • Daily buffet breakfast at the hotel
  • 01 lunch in Bohol
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Transportation in a deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
  • Domestic flights: Manila – Cebu - Manila
  • Service of experienced English-speaking local guides
  • Half day Manila city tour
  • Full day Bohol city tour
  • All local applicable taxes
  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Items of a personal nature, tips & gratuities
  • Items not mentioned as being included
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Arlene Asis Bugarin
  • On Apr 06 2019
5 - Excellent
Wonderful and pleasant experience.
  • Evangeline Azucena Kasten
  • On Mar 12 2019
5 - Excellent
Tour in traffic congested Manila was a nightmare, best part of the tour was the lunch and shopping. A Venue hotel was very dirty and air conditioner spits out dust and more Dust. Costabello in Cebu resort was very clean and food... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of the Philippines tour. You can cancel the tour up to 78 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 77 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 05 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 05 August 2024, a deposit of 30% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 77 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Best of the Philippines tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Best of the Philippines tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.


All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Minimum age for children on escorted tours is 8. Minimum age on Safaris is 12. Minimum age for game drives in Kruger National Park (South Africa) is 12. Minimum age for Uganda programs is 15.Please note that many countries have adopted practices to prevent international abductions of children. If a person under the age of 18 years will be travelling with an adult other than his/her parents, or with only one parent, a notarized letter, granting authorization to travel, including the dates of travel should be carried.

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