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  • Go Scuba Diving
  • Surf a Wave
  • Swimming with Whale Sharks
  • Go Stand Up Paddle Boarding
The Eastern Philippines Trip: 20 Days - Traveling on Cloud 9 tour starts in Manila and ends in Cebu. The Eastern Philippines Trip: 20 Days - Traveling on Cloud 9 is a Scuba Diving tour that takes 20 days taking you from Manila to Cebu and through other destinations in Philippines.

This trip provides all the best that the eastern part of the Philippines has to offer: a paradise island you can enjoy to yourselves, one of Southeast Asia’s best surf breaks and a step back into history hiking through the wondrous ancient emerald rice terraces of Banaue. There is a chance to do a little bit of everything on this 20-day adventure as there is ample time to unpack your bags and live on the beach when you spend a week in Siargao at the world famous Cloud 9 surf break. But there are also portions of the trip where days are filled with activity and crazy travel days as you get a taste of what travelling through the tropical island and mountain oasis of the Philippines is like!
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Eastern Philippines Trip: 20 Days: 20 days in Philippines
Group flights arrive late in the evening, and upon arrival at the guesthouse you will meet your group over drinks. The following day we will do a group tour of the astonishing San Agustin Church (incl). In the evening, we will take a private* A/C bus to Banaue. *all bus & jeepney transfers will be private on this trip. Only ferry rides are public.
Arrive off the night bus in Banaue and take jeepney to the rice terraces. Hike to the historic rice terraces of Batad, often dubbed 'the 8th Wonder of the World'. Stay overnight in a small village with one of the best views imaginable. The next day, hike back and take jeepney back to Banaue and board the night bus back to Manila.
Arrive from the night bus at the airport and take a flight to Catanduanes Island. From the airport take jeepney to our paradise beach bungalows. Spend the next few days relaxing on the beach, surfing, exploring and interacting with the incredibly friendly locals.
Fly from Catanduanes to Manila and then take a flight to Tagbilaran City. Our van will pick us up to take us to Alonaland Resort in Panglao. We'll spend the next few days hanging around the pool, checking out the restaurants, bars and diveshops on the beach and going to explore the famous Chocolate Hills. * In March we go to Donsol instead of Bohol.
Take jeepney to the ferry terminal. Take ferry to Tabaco City and take minibus to Donsol. Here you will have a chance to swim with whale sharks, the gentle giants of the sea. On the last day, take minibus to the airport and fly to Cebu. Take minibus to the ferry terminal and board the night ferry bound for Surigao. * We only go to Donsol in March
Change to the ferry bound for Siargao. This island's laid back island combines gorgeous scenery and wicked beaches with a world class surf scene. Just around the corner from our ocean view hotel lies famous surf-breaks like "Cloud 9" and "QuickSilver". On the last day our jeepney transfer will take us to the airport and then we fly to Cebu.
From the airport our minibus will take you to the hotel. Cebu is known as 'The Jewel of the South in the Philippines'. Explore this city and enjoy local street-foods, shopping, and nightlife. On the last day the group will take taxis to fly out of Cebu International Airport.
what’s included
accommodation
  • Accommodation for the duration of your Free & Easy experience
meals: philippines (cloud 9)
  • One Filipino style group dinner
  • Lunch at a national park after trek through the Batad Rice Terraces
  • All meals included on boat trip to Naked Island/Sohoton Island (1 breakfast, 2 lunch, 1 dinner)
transportation
  • All group travel between destinations
  • If you are doing multiple trips, all travel between trips is included
  • Return international flights and airport transfers
    (No surprise extra flight surcharges)
    Land Package prices do not include your international flight, airport taxes or transfers
optional activities: philippines (cloud 9)
  • Fishing
  • Yoga
  • Surfing lessons
  • Surf world class breaks
  • Wake Boarding
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Dolphin Snorkel trip
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INCLUDED ACTIVITIES
  • Go Scuba Diving
  • Surf a Wave
  • Swimming with Whale Sharks
  • Go Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Chocolate Hills
  • Visit a Tarsier Sanctuary
  • Take a Jeepney Ride
  • Go Snorkelling
  • Catch a Fish and Eat It, Too
  • Practice Yoga on the Beach
  • Bathe Under a Waterfall
  • Have a Tropical Island All to Yourself
  • Hike the Rice Terraces of Banaue
  • Beach Cleanup
what’s excluded
  • All meals and drinks (except those mentioned above)
  • Activities outside of the ones listed above (optional activities are not included)
  • Any Visa or Visa fees
  • Spending money
Tour details
Duration 20 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 20 participants
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Manila, Philippines/ Cebu, Philippines
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A deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 21 July 2019 full payment is required.

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The Eastern Philippines Trip: 20 Days - Traveling on Cloud 9 tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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