13 Days Philippines Adventure Holiday (Manila - Bohol - Cebu - Coron). Travel from Manila to Mount Pinatubo to see the active stratovolcano in the Philippines. Enjoy trek to the Pinatubo Crater lake and pass through volcanic landscapes with scenic ash formations, mud deposits and mountain vistas... Immerse yourself in the rural charm of Bohol. Get up close with the world's tiniest primate at the Tarsier Sanctuary, marvel at the view of the iconic Chocolate Hills, and indulge in a tranquil lunch cruise on the serene Loboc River, etc..

Bohol is an island renowned for its “Chocolate Hills”. During the dry season, the grass-covered hills turn a chocolaty brown, which is how they got their name. But Bohol is not just about these hills! This island is a rich tapestry of diverse ecosystems, the small tarsiers of the Philippines are the world’s smallest primates. They have the particularity of having eyeballs larger than the brain, having the ability to turn their heads over 360 degrees. Besides, Bohol offers white sand beaches and world-class dive sites, Here, you will have a chance to watch dolphin watching around Balicasag Island and swim with gentle whale sharks in the clear waters of Lila town.

Later, you can easily take a Bohol to Cebul ferry ride and then transfer flight to reach another corner of paradise, the peaceful village of Coron, located in the Calamian Islands of Northern Palawan. This village is named after the island that lies right in front of the village. In Coron, we will climb Mount Tapyas on Busuanga Island for a breathtaking panoramic view. We will indulge in 2 days of Island Hopping, during which we swam in a lake (Kayangan Lake) and a lagoon (Twin Lagoon), snorkel to admire fish and a boat wreck, and enjoy a full day escapade tour to three beautiful islands - Malcapuya Island, Banana Island, Bulog Dos Island. Join us, let’s discover the best of Bohol and Coron Islands.

Day 1 : Arrival in Manila | Airport Pick-up and Hotel Check-in

Kumusta! Welcome to Manila, the capital of the Philippines! Upon your arrival at the airport in Manila, the tour guide and driver will meet you at the exit, and then escort you to the hotel . You can have a good rest for the jet leg in your hotel or visit around to explore for more on your own.

Known as the “Pearl of the Orient”, Manila is often the jump-off point to the country's incredible beaches, stunning islands, and unique natural wonders. Manila is an excellent hub for experiencing Philippine culture, history, shopping, and nightlife. Take your time to explore its lively streets, buildings, and people, who are full of energy.

Dining : None

Accommodation : Manila

Day 2 : Manila Tour | Mount Pinatubo Hiking Tour, Mt. Pinatubo Crater Lake

This morning, you will get up early and depart from your hotel in Manila at 2:00. It is requested that you reach the entrance of Mt. Pinatubo before 7:00; otherwise, you won't be able to enter the Mt. Pinatubo area for the tour. After the Mount Pinatubo Hike Tour, you will head back to Manila.

Mount Pinatubo (1,485m) is an active stratovolcano in Luzon, Philippines. It became famous due to its eruption in 1991 after 600 years of sleep, making it the second-largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century. Mt. Pinatubo is now dormant, having left spectacular lava sand formations, and draws people to admire its natural wonder after the big disaster. Capas is the gateway to Mt. Pinatubo. From Capas to the Mount Pinatubo Base Camp, it is about 22km (45min-1hour drive). You will stop to register your names with the local authorities at the registry office at Sta. Juliana (Please note that the registration process can take some time, so please be patient). After that, you will transfer to a jeep to start your Mt. Pinatubo Tour formally.,,Your old 4×4 Jeep adventure to Mt. Pinatubo will be bumpy and dusty, but you can still find lots of fun across Crow Valley. There are oddly formed lahar towers with various shades of gray. You will marvel at the various colors on its stream waters caused by the minerals leached from the volcano. Just enjoy the road massage on the biggest field of lahar in the world. After about 1-1.5 hours ride, it is time for you to jump off the jeep to begin your hiking toward the famous Mt. Pinatubo Crater Lake. The Mt. Pinatubo Hike is about 5.5km each way with an ascent of 300 meters. The terrain is relatively flat until the last 20 minutes when you ascend to the rim of the Crater Lake.

During your Mt. Pinatubo Crater Hike, you will be greeted by imposing ash walls, herds of cattle, and the big smiles of the Aetas. The Aetas are the tribe that owns the Pinatubo Mountain, and now there are about 3,800 people living within 10km of the Pinatubo volcano. After about a 2-hour hike, you will be rewarded with the stunning crater lake with the bright turquoise waters surrounded by the volcano’s huge crater walls. The Pinatubo Crater Lake is known for its changing water color from blue-green to deep blue depending on the season. Take your time to relax while taking in magnificent views of the largest lahar canyon in the world. After lunch, it is time to head back to Manila via Clark.

If time permits, you can stop at Capas National Shrine. The shrine was dedicated on Dec7, 1991, by President Corazon Aquino. It was built to honor the brave men and women who defied the might of the invaders at Bataan during World War II. Along with this, its location is where the infamous 97-kilometer march or the Bataan Death March ended.,,Note: Generally, the Mt. Pinatubo Hike is considered a challenging route. But during the dry months (December to May) when the riverbed is dry, the 4×4 jeeps will travel further up Crow Valley to a drop-off station, from which you will walk the last 20-30 minutes on a single trail to the Crater Lake, which is very beginner-friendly when the weather is good.

Dining : Breakfast,Lunch

Accommodation : Manila

Day 3 : Manila - Bohol | Airport Pick-up and Hotel Check-in

According to your flight schedule, your guide will pick you up and bring you to Manila Airport, where you will board your domestic flight to Bohol. Bohol-Panglao International Airport is located on the island of Panglao, and the main transportation hub to the natural wonders of Bohol.

Upon arrival at the airport, your guide will pick you up to bring you to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.,,Bohol is a main island located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. It offers a wide range of options for travelers, from natural attractions to cultural heritage sites and unique island activities. In addition to the cute bug-eyed tarsiers and the majestic Chocolate Hills, there's much more to experience, such as white sand beaches, world-class dive sites, dolphin and whale shark watching, and the generally laid-back provincial of Panglao Island, these are what give Bohol its unique charm.



Day 4 : Bohol Countryside Tour | Tarsier Sanctuary, Chocolate Hills, Loboc River Cruise

Start your day with a visit to Bohol's first church, the historic Baclayon Church. Built from coral stone, this prime example of Baroque architecture in the Philippines features intricate designs and beautiful frescoes. It's a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the rich cultural heritage of Bohol.,,Next, you'll board a floating restaurant and enjoy a delicious meal while cruising down the clean and picturesque Loboc River. As you take in the natural surroundings and enjoy a cultural show by the locals, you'll feel a sense of peace and tranquility that is hard to find in the city.

After lunch, you'll drive through the Man-Made Forest, a two-kilometer stretch of road lined with towering mahogany trees that make for the perfect photo opportunity. Then, it's on to the Corella Tarsier Sanctuary, home to the world's smallest primates, the tarsiers, which are known for their large eyes and unique ability to rotate their heads up to 180 degrees. Watch the cute tarsiers sleep in tree branches and lazily lounge about, but be sure not to touch or disturb them.

Finally, you'll head to the famous Chocolate Hills, over a thousand cone-shaped hills that turn brown during the dry season, giving them the appearance of chocolate mounds. From the viewing deck, you'll marvel at the breathtaking view of this unique natural wonder, and the hills' unusual shape will leave you wondering about their origin.

Dining : Breakfast,Lunch

Accommodation : Bohol

Day 5 : Panglao Island Hopping Tour | Balicasag and Virgin Islands

Your guide will pick you up early in the morning at your hotel. You will then be transferred to the boat docking area where you will start your island-hopping tour of Balicasag and Virgin Islands.,,Your first activity for the day is dolphin watching and searching on the way to Balicasag Island. This area teems with diverse marine wildlife, including at least seven different species of wild whales and countless wild dolphins. Take note that seeing dolphins is not guaranteed. If you are lucky, you might see these creatures jumping up close.

After that, you'll head to Balicasag Island. Balicasag Island is a must-visit destination in the Philippines for all nature and marine life lovers. Its stunning 3000-feet-deep fault, known as the deepest and most beautiful underwater cliff in Asia, is a natural wonder that draws tourists from all over the world. During your visit to Balicasag Island, you will have the opportunity to go snorkeling at the "Rose Coral Garden," an area surrounded by countless colorful coral reefs and tropical fish. Even without diving, you can see a variety of marine creatures, tropical fish, and sea turtles.

Next, head to the natural ecological protected island of Virgin Island (Note: Not accessible during high tide, the tour guide will check the tide time beforehand). As the tide recedes, the beautiful Virgin Island gradually emerges in front of you, with a pure crescent-shaped white sandbar in the middle of the sea that makes you feel like you are in a dreamland. You can stroll through this natural wonder and pick up various starfish and sea urchins that are scattered on the sand. Some of the starfish are so big that they will leave you amazed! After island-hopping, you will have lunch onboard a board or at an island restaurant.

Lastly, you'll be transferred back to your hotel to rest.,,Kindly note that some activities may be subject to change due to weather conditions. Your safety is our top priority, and we may need to reschedule or cancel activities in case of unfavorable weather conditions such as strong winds. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we ensure a safe and enjoyable island-hopping experience.

Dining: Breakfast,Lunch

Accommodation : Bohol or Panglao

Day 6 : Bohol Tour | Lila Whale Shark Watching

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive (about a 1-hour drive) to Lila town on Panglao Island. And then board a boat for a unique experience of swimming with whale sharks - the largest sharks and fish in the world, typically measuring 9-12 meters in length. The largest individuals can reach up to 20 meters in length and weigh up to 12,500 kg, making them the largest fish species. Whale sharks are known for their gentle nature, slow swimming speed, and often sunbathing at the water's surface. When you have the opportunity to get up close and personal with them, play with them and take pictures, you'll add an unforgettable memory to your extraordinary life. After swimming with the whale sharks, you will be transferred back to your hotel. Take note that seeing whale sharks during this tour is NOT GUARANTEED. Whale sharks are migratory animals, and even during the whale shark season, there is a possibility that you may not encounter one during your tour.

Optional Evening Activity: Have a magical experience with the Abatan River or Loay River firefly watching tour during sunset. Usually around 5:30-6:00 pm.

Dining : Breakfast

Accommodation : Bohol or Panglao

Day 7 : Bohol to Coron via Cebu | Ferry & Flight Transfers and Hotel Check-in

Morning transfer to the port of Bohol to catch a ferry (about 2 hours) to Cebu. Upon arrival at the port, we'll head to the airport to take a domestic flight to Coron. Upon arrival in Coron, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your hotel.,,Arrival Airport:,,Francisco B. Reyes Airport (USU), also known as Busuanga Airport, is located on the western half of Busuanga Island, about 23km (approximately a half-hour drive) from Coron Town Proper.

Coron, known as the "Utopia on the Sea," is a top destination famous for its white sand beaches, World War II wreck diving sites, beautiful rock formations, and unbelievably clear lakes and waters. The town attracts numerous holidaymakers, divers, snorkelers, and adventure seekers to the Palawan province of the Philippines.

Dining : Breakfast

Accommodation : Bohol or Panglao

Day 8 : Coron Town Tour | Mt.Tapyas, Maquinit Hot Spring, Lualhati Park

After breakfast, your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. You are going to explore the awe-inspiring cultural and scenic attractions in Coron Town Area. Your amazing day begins!

Your first stop on this exhilarating excursion is a short trek to the summit of Mt. Tapyas, the second tallest mountain and the most iconic landmark in Coron on Busuanga Island. Follow the 724-step stairs to the viewing deck and once at the top, you are treated with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding islands and the charming town of Coron. You can take many beautiful photographs here.

Second, hop on a scenic 30-minute tricycle ride to the Maquinit Hot Spring, a natural wonder that is sure to leave you spellbound. Located along the picturesque southern coast of Busuanga Island, Maquinit Hot Spring is one of the very few saltwater hot springs in the world. It is said that the water gets heated by a volcano and springs up into the two-tiered circular pool. (Optional Activity: Plunge in and let the 40-degree Celsius waters soothe your muscles.)

Next, you will be followed to visit Cashew Factory which are known to be the best “pasalubong”. Coron is famous for its delectable cashew nuts, and the factory offers a unique opportunity to witness the entire roasting and packaging process firsthand.,,Then, move to make your way to the serene San Agustin Parish Church, the only Catholic Church in the area. This historic structure was built in 1901 and has been restored several times over the years. Despite its central location in the bustling town center, the church exudes a sense of tranquility that is sure to soothe your soul. Once you've had your fill of peaceful contemplation, take a leisurely stroll to the vibrant Town Center. This bustling hub of activity is the heart of Coron's commercial district, where you can sample local cuisine or simply soak up the lively atmosphere.

After that, it’s time to unwind and relax at the Lualhati Park which is Coron's baywalk. It is part of the reclaimed space which the government established to serve as the main anchorage for boats and ships traveling in and out of Coron. It is said that this place was erected in tribute of the town mayor's mother. Take a moment to breathe in the fresh sea air and savor the peace and tranquility of this idyllic location. Afterward, you will head to the souvenir shop to buy trinkets and local treats for your loved ones back home. After the tour, be transferred to your hotel in Coron Town.

Dining : Breakfast,Lunch

Accommodation : Coron

Day 9 : Coron - Island Hopping 1 | Tour A Kayangan Lake

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at the hotel in Coron Town and take you to enjoy Coron Island Hopping Tour A to Kayangan Lake. You will make your way to the port to board your boat for the day. Indulge your senses as you take a boat to your first stop, the world-renowned Kayangan Lake. Nestled in the heart of Coron, this crystal-clear freshwater oasis beckons with its stunning underwater rock formations, intricate caves, and picturesque islets. It's no wonder that photographers flock to this natural wonder, as it boasts unparalleled beauty and is widely regarded as the cleanest lake in the entire Philippines. As you approach the lake, you'll be awestruck by the towering limestone cliffs that encircle the water, providing an awe-inspiring backdrop for your photos. Beneath the surface, an array of vibrant aquatic life thrives, making it a popular destination for adventurous snorkelers and divers.

Later, take a boat to Quin Reef, also known as the Malwawey Coral Garden, which is a stunning underwater paradise located in front of Sunset Beach in Coron. It offers a breathtaking display of vibrant coral formations and marine life.

After, transfer to CYC Beach named after the Coron Youth Club, offering quiet and relaxing beach getaway. The beach has white sand and clear waters, dotted with mangrove trees and rock formations that make for a beautiful beachscape. It is an ideal spot for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking.

Then, be followed a trip to Two Peaks Coral Garden, a better and more beautiful underwater world protected by Coron. The underwater coral reefs here are complete in variety, huge in area, rich in color and strange in layout, which are among the best in the world. It provides you with a fantastic view of aqua life - coral reefs, giant clams, giant turtles, lots of very colourful fishes and marine life.

The last stop is the breathtaking Green Lagoon. It is some of the cleanest and clearest green water you'll find. A great place to snorkel and kayak. Here, you'll find yourself in shallow and calm water surrounded by some truly majestic limestone structures. After the tour, you will be escorted to your hotel in Coron Town.

Dining : Breakfast,Lunch

Accommodation : Coron

Day 10 : Coron - Island Hopping 2 | Tour B Twin Lagoon

On this day, after breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel in Coron Town and take you to enjoy Coron Island Hopping Tour B to Twin Lagoon. The first stop today is Barracuda Lake. Located on the north shore of Coron Island in the Philippines, Barracuda Lake is widely regarded as one of the most unique diving experiences in the world. It's occasionally referred to as Luluyuan Lake by the locals, and its crystal blue waters, hidden between majestic rocky formations, create a surreal and tranquil atmosphere. It offers divers the chance to experience a thermocline and halocline unlike anywhere else. As a combination of 70% freshwater and 30% saltwater, this natural wonder provides an otherworldly sensation as you pass through the thermocline and feel the temperature shift around you.

Second, head to view the stunning Twin Lagoon. It is called Twin Lagoons as there are two lakes which are separated with a rugged piece of limestone rock. The first lagoon is filled with saltwater while the second lagoon is filled with freshwater. You can experience the varying water temperatures or try swim, snorkel, or kayak in the Twin Lagoon.

Afterward, explore the Banol Beach, a small stretch of sandy white beach where lunch is usually served during Coron Island Hopping Tour. Banol Beach is a public beach, surrounded by a majestic backdrop of limestone cliffs, similar to the beaches in Coron Island. This afternoon, get ready to have some fun at Skeleton Wreck. Located on the northwest corner of Coron Island, Skeleton Wreck is a popular dive site that's also great for snorkeling. The wreck rests at a depth of 5 to 22 meters at the stern, making it easy to spot from just off the shore. As you snorkel, you'll be treated to an abundance of colorful fish, creating a stunning underwater world to explore.

After the tour, be transferred to your hotel in Coron Town.

Dining : Breakfast,Lunch

Accommodation : Coron

Day 11: Coron - Escapade Tour | Malcapuya Island, Banana Island

After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to enjoy “Coron Escapade Tour” to Malcapuya Island, Banana Island and Bulog Dos Island. First, take a relaxing scenic boat ride to Malcapuya Island, which is a white sand island located two hours from Coron city. Dubbed as the most beautiful island in Palawan, Malcapuya Island boasts fine white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters with distinct layers of colors, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and taking beautiful photos. Next, be taken to Banana Island. The island is named after its shape, which resembles a banana. It features a narrow strip of white sandy beach set against the backdrop of forested, hilly terrain. You can take a nice walk or just relax and enjoy the views on this island. Afterward, you'll have the chance to explore Bulog Dos Island, a stunning sandbar that's part of the renowned beaches in the Calamianes archipelago in Coron, Palawan. Among the stops on your itinerary, Bulog Dos is the smallest, allowing you to leisurely tour the area in less than an hour.,,After the tour, you will be transferred to the hotel in Coron Town.

Dining : Breakfast,Lunch

Accommodation : Coron

Day 12 : Coron - Manila by Flight | Manila Half-day Tour

On this day, you will have some free time in Coron until your guide and driver will escort you to the airport for your flight back to Manila (about 1 hour). Upon arrival in Manila, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel. In this afternoon, you will enjoy a half-day tour in Manila. You will first arrive at the historical Rizal Park (Luneta Park), considered one of the largest urban parks in Asia. Here, you can see the statue of the Philippines' national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. after whom the park is named. After a brief photo stop, you will proceed to the Spanish colonial-era walled city of Intramuros, where you will learn about the history of Manila over the last 400 years, tracing its history from Malay to Spanish, Japanese, and Filipino. In Intramuros, you won't miss the top attractions, such as San Agustin Church, Casa Manila, Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila Cathedral, and Fort Santiago. Completed in 1607, San Augustin Church is the oldest church in the country, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a National Historical Landmark.It is a Roman Catholic church under the auspices of the Order of St. Augustine, and you can view its wide collection of ecclesiastical icons, vestments, and other religious articles. Crossing the street, you'll reach Casa Manila, a museum that depicts the colonial lifestyle during the Spanish colonization of the Philippines. It is a copy of an 1850s San Nicolas House that was once located in Calle Jaboneros and is equipped with oriental and European décor, as well as Philippine antique furniture. If time permits, you can also visit the American Cemetery and Memorial, a beautifully maintained cemetery that pays tribute to the veterans of World War II, with 17,206 graves. Alternatively, you can stop at Manila Cathedral, which is the first cathedral of the Philippines dedicated to the Immaculate Conception, the principal patroness of the country. It also serves as the episcopal see of the Archbishop of Manila. Finally, you will continue to Fort Santiago, an old Spanish fortress located at the mouth of the Pasig River and one of Manila's most important historical sites. Built by the Spanish in late 1593, it is also the site of a notorious prison where Philippine national hero Dr. Jose Rizal wrote his famous poem ‘My Last Farewell’ and was executed by the Spanish in 1896. Overnight in Manila.

Dining : Breakfast,Lunch

Accommodation : Manila

Day 13 : Manila Departure | Hotel Check-out and Airport See-off

According to your flight schedule, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and bring you to the Manila international airport. It's time to say goodbye to the Philippines and leave Manila for your flight back home.

Dining: Breakfast

Accommodation : None

What's included?

Philipines TourProfessional licensed English-speaking guide;

Philipines TourDomestic flights (economy class) or ferries as listed in the itinerary;

Philipines TourAdmission tickets for all attractions listed in the itinerary;

Philipines TourAccommodation as listed in the itinerary (economy class hotels);

Philipines TourNecessary vehicle transfers as listed in the itinerary;

Philipines TourAirport transfers: it include airport transfers to and from the hotel;

Philipines TourMeals listed in “breakfast” or “lunch” in the above day to day itinerary;

Philipines TourTravel insurance

Philipines Tour24/7 customer support

What's excluded?

Philipines TourEntry visa fees

Philipines TourArrival/departure flights or ferries on the first and last day

Philipines TourPersonal expenses

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Philipines TourRecommended optional activities: It may offer optional activities that are not included in the tour price, such as scuba diving, hot spring, etc.

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