Northern Philippines Adventure

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AQPN

From: £968.15

With over 6,000 islands contained within its borders, the Philippines is one of the largest archipelagos in the world. While we can’t possibly show you all of the islands in just nine days, we can show you the country’s northern highlights, which will feel more than comprehensive enough. You’ll discover the arresting inland beauty of Luzon, known for world-famous (and incredibly picturesque) terraced rice paddies. Learn about colonial history and life in tiny villages. Looking for the road less travelled? It runs through here.

Day 1 Manila

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Manila/Banaue (1B)

Travel through the stunning mountainous landscape to Banaue. Stop en route for lunch and photo ops. Visit the Provincial Museum in Bayombong to learn more about Luzon. After the long drive, stretch your legs on a short hike to the rice terrace viewpoint and the nearby village of Tam-an.

Day 3 Banaue/Sagada (1B)

Hop into a local Jeepney and visit the rice terraces of Hapao. In the afternoon, continue on to Sagada with a visit to the Museum of Mountain Culture in Bontoc.

Day 4 Sagada (1B)

Explore the outdoor paradise of Sagada. Opt to hike or visit caves, the hanging coffins, or waterfalls set into the lush green landscape.

Day 5 Sagada/Vigan (1B)

Travel via Cerventes to Vigan, a beautifully preserved Spanish colonial town. In the evening, opt to visit the World Heritage-listed Santa Maria Church or to view the dancing fountain.

Day 6 Vigan (1B)

Spend a free day exploring this lovely city. Opt to visit the pottery shop and local handloom weavers or take a horse drawn carriage tour.

Day 7 Vigan/Laoag (1B)

Continue on north to Laoag, visiting the World Heritage-listed Paoay Church and a scenic lake on the way. In Laoag, opt to visit the La Paz sand dunes, the sinking bell tower, or the local market.

Day 8 Laoag/Manila (1B)

Opt to check out the La Paz sand dunes with a free morning. Later, hop on a short flight back to Manila and enjoy a final night in the capital.

Day 9 Manila (1B)

Depart at any time.


Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
16/11/2018 24/11/2018 5 £1019.15
07/12/2018 15/12/2018 7 £1019.15
14/12/2018 22/12/2018 0 £1199.00
28/12/2018 05/01/2019 6 £1019.15
11/01/2019 19/01/2019 8 £1019.15
08/02/2019 16/02/2019 9 £1019.15
01/03/2019 09/03/2019 14 £1019.15
08/03/2019 16/03/2019 0 £1199.00
15/03/2019 23/03/2019 14 £1019.15
19/04/2019 27/04/2019 9 £968.15
17/05/2019 25/05/2019 15 £968.15
25/10/2019 02/11/2019 14 £1139.00
15/11/2019 23/11/2019 15 £1139.00
06/12/2019 14/12/2019 15 £1199.00
27/12/2019 04/01/2020 15 £1199.00
17/01/2020 25/01/2020 15 £1199.00
07/02/2020 15/02/2020 15 £1199.00
28/02/2020 07/03/2020 15 £1199.00
20/03/2020 28/03/2020 15 £1199.00
10/04/2020 18/04/2020 0 £1139.00
17/04/2020 25/04/2020 15 £1139.00
01/05/2020 09/05/2020 15 £1139.00

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