North Philippines Explorer + Bohol Beach Extension

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-79 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-21790
  • 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
  • +7
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover ancient rice terraces, meet indigenous people and relax by the beach in Bohol
  • Climb Mount Pinatubo and trek to the volcano's crater
  • Explore the modern city of Manila and the Colonial old quarter of Vigan
Start and end in Manila, the trip "North Philippines Explorer + Bohol Beach Extension" is a guided city sightseeing trip that takes 16 days. You will travel through Vigan, Banaue, Manila and 6 other destinations in the Philippines. "North Philippines Explorer + Bohol Beach Extension" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This Philippines adventure focusses on Luzon, the largest island of the archipelago. We explore the whole island discovering contrasting landscapes including incredible 2000 year-old rice terraces, cobbled Spanish colonial towns, white-sand beaches, climb an active stratovolcano and the teaming mega-city that is Manila.

Banaue rice terraces - Discover UNESCO-listed 2000-year old rice terraces built the Ifugao people

Sagada - Discover mysterious burial caves and ancient hanging coffins

Vigan - Explore a little slice of Spain when taking a kalesa (horse-drawn carriage) through its narrow streets
  • Day 1 : Join tour in Manila
  • Day 2 : In Manila: explore the old town; free afternoon
  • Day 3 : Drive to San Pablo City for rafting on Pandin Lake; drive to Tagaytay
  • Day 4 : Morning exploration of the Kabigan Falls, afternoon by the coast
  • Day 5 : Drive to the colonial city of Vigan; free afternoon
  • Day 6 : In Vigan; full day sightseeing by horse drawn carriage and on foot
  • Day 7 : Drive to Sagada; discover burial caves and hanging coffins
  • Day 8 : Head to Bontoc and walk to Favarey traditional village
  • Day 9 : Drive to Banaue; visit Bontoc Museum en route
  • Day 10 : In Banaue; walk through Batad and Bangaan rice terraces.
  • Day 11 : Drive to Mabalacat; free late afternoon in rural setting
  • Day 12 : Climb Mount Pinatubo; drive to Manila
  • Day 13 : Fly to Bohol Island
  • Day 14 : Relax on the beach
  • Day 15 : Relax on the beach
  • Day 16 : Fly to Manila; tour ends at Manila Airport
  • Rizal Park Hotel (2 nights)
  • Java Hotel (2 nights)
  • Hotel Felicidad (2 nights)
  • Masferre Country Inn (2 nights)
  • Tam An Hotel (2 nights)
  • Abes Farm (1 night)
  • City Garden Grand Hotel (1 night)
  • Bohol Beach Club (3 nights)
  • 15 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • 4WD
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Any international flights to/from Manila are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this North Philippines Explorer + Bohol Beach Extension tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Lindsey
  • On Sep 01 2020
5 - Excellent
I have said good value for money but I had a free single room otherwise I might have thought otherwise. Loved the trip, the group and the guide. A great package!
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this North Philippines Explorer + Bohol Beach Extension tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 20 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 20 July 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

North Philippines Explorer + Bohol Beach Extension 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 North Philippines Explorer + Bohol Beach Extension 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.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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