Volcano safari and Diving

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Volcano safari and Diving

15 days

From 1937 EUR

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Have you been dreaming about this? We have created this tour specially for you!

An exclusive mix of culture and diving that is out of the ordinary.

Leave Manila and discover the islands and volcanoes of the North such as Pinatubo, known for its magnificent crater lake. Sleep in small villages hidden in the midst of terraced rice fields, find a welcoming population in the Ifugao, and finally get back to nature in the Bomod-ok waterfalls. Followed by a diving safari around Cebu to discover the unusual aquatic fauna, paradisiacal beaches and perhaps even meet the famous whale shark

Itinerary

Day 1 Fly to Manila


Day 2 Airport welcome in Manila, our driver will take you to your 3* hotel. Relax after all those hours of travel. Free evening. Night in Manila


Day 3 B-L-D Leave Manila early in the morning (2 hour trip) to Tarlac. From there, head up Volcano Pinatubo, by 4x4 to start with through the lunar landscape, then a 2 hour hike to reach the summit. Bathe in the Crater Lake. Picnic then descend to the 4x4 and transfer to Baguio (4 hour drive). Baguio is the last stop before the mountains. Night in Tam Awan Village, traditional Ifugao-style stilted huts, for a real cultural immersion. Night in Baguio


Day 4 B-L-D After an early breakfast we will get back on the road to the charming city of Sagada. A 6 hour journey through the 2,000 meter high mountains for views that will take your breath away. After breakfast, visit the main attractions in Sagada, the Echo valley and the main Ifugao funerary sites, the burial sites, the many coffins suspended from the cliffs and an explanation of the local rites. Night in Sagada.


Day 5 B-L Trekking day through the rice fields and villages of North Sagada. A 2 hour walk will take us to the stunning Bomod-ok falls. We will lunch by the water before continuing by another path to the town. Free evening. Night in Sagada.


Day 6 B-L-D Early breakfast then potholing in the Sumaging caves of Sagada (2 hour trip) for a journey into the intense darkness. With the light of an oil lamp you will be able to appreciate the limestone formations in all their beauty. Return to Sagada for lunch then leave for Bontoc. Visit a museum tracing the history of the Ifugao people, the "head-cutters”. This is without doubt one of the most interesting museums in the Philippines. Transfer to your hotel near Banaue, Banaue Native village, with its traditional stilt houses and magnificent view of the rice fields. Night in Banaue


Day 7 B-L-D Breakfast in Banaue, where all treks start. Go to the Junction Point (1 hour by Jeep (4x4)), the departure point to reach the isolated village of Batad. Walk to the village of Batad (2 hour walk). In the afternoon, you can explore the Batad area during a 90 minute walk to the waterfalls below the village. Return to Batad before nightfall. Dinner and night in a guesthouse in the heart of the village with an impressive view of the valley and the rice terraces of Batad – classified by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Night in Batad


Day 8 B-L Breakfast in Batad then walk towards the rice fields of Bangaan (3 hour walk). Time to explore the town then leave for Manila around 4pm (8h journey). Arrive in Manila, check into your hotel and relax. Night in Manila


Day 9 B Relaxed morning then transfer to Manila airport in the afternoon to fly to Cebu. Airport welcome and transfer to Moalboal, check into your hotel, free evening. Let yourself be tempted by the spa, the massages are excellent! Night in Maolboal


Day 10 B Dive package with 3 boat dives per day – Whale sharks are often in this area and a huge shoal of sardines are there almost all year. It´s up to you. Night in Maolboal


Day 11 B Dive package with 3 boat dives per day - Go to Fisherman´s Island, particularly good for its macro. Prepare your cameras for the grand show! Night in Maolboal


Day 12 B Dive package with 3 boat dives per day, discover the strange creatures of Moalboal. Night in Maolboal


Day 13 B Free day and head to Cebu airport at the end of the day (2h30 trip) for the flight to Manila, Check into your hotel and free evening, Night in Manila .


Day 14 B Go to Manila’s International Airport depending on your flight time and check in for your flight home. Have a good flight!


Day 15 Arrive home

Dates & prices
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Available the whole year 1937 2065 Continue

*based on two people sharing in a double or twin room, subject to variation according to the options requested and the exchange rate.

This price includes:

  • All transfers and activities mentioned
  • Accommodation during the tour in guesthouses or hotels
  • A Philippine guide for the treks and private driver
  • Accommodation in 3* Resort in Moalboal
  • 9 dives per person in Moalboal
  • A guide on every dive
  • Entrance fees to the National Parks
  • All activities mentioned

This price does not include:

  • International flights
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Equipment
  • A certified English-speaking guide (please ask us)
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