Philippines 13 Day Island Explorer - Manila to El Nido

The Philippines Island Explorer is our 13 day adventure that will have you snorkelling turquoise waters, visiting local villages, hanging out at waterfalls, discovering untouched islands on a multi-day boat expedition, and much more!

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Boasting pristine white beaches, majestic emerald cliffs and rich cultural heritage, the Philippines is a tropical haven to entice every sun seeker, culture lover and adventure junkie. The Philippines Island Explorer is our 13 day adventure that will have you snorkelling turquoise waters, visiting local villages, hanging out at waterfalls, discovering untouched islands on a multi- day boat expedition, and much more! Oh, and did we mention that you’ll be doing this with an experienced Group Leader and instant crew of new friends? Get ready for the trip of a lifetime exploring this island paradise.

Day 1 : ARRIVE & MEET THE GROUP
Welcome to Manila! We’ll meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel. Once you’ve checked in you’ll then have plenty of time to recover from your flight and relax before you meet everyone in your group!
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 2 : TRAVEL TO MOALBOAL & WATERFALLS
Today we travel to the stunning island of Cebu via a short internal flight and ferry, stopping at some of the Islands best waterfalls along the way. Get ready to capture the best insta pics whilst feeling like you're in paradise!
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 3 : KAWASAN FALLS CANYONEERING
Today we’ll stop for a thrilling canyoneering adventure at Kawasan Falls that’ll have us leaping into bright blue pools.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 4 : SNORKELLING & SARDINE RUN
This morning we’re off on a snorkelling trip to observe the Sardine Run that Moalboal is famous for. A phenomenon worthy of a David Attenborough documentary, we’ll have the chance to snorkel amongst countless sardines in amazingly clear water - an experience like nothing else! The afternoon is yours to check out more of Moalboal town, or relax by the beach or pool under the tropical sun.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 5 : SIMALA CHURCH & TRAVEL TO CORON
Today we’ll stop at Simala Church, a castle-like monastery where we can learn about the Spanish colonisation of the Philippines. From Cebu City we’ll take our second internal flight to Busuanga Island, where we'll check in to our accom.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 6 : SNORKELLING IN CORON
It’s time to whip out the snorkel goggles and underwater camera as we go snorkelling in the Sulu Sea. Visiting some of Corons most iconic snorkel spots, we’ll be sure to spot some beautiful creatures! Tonight we'll experience Coron's vibrant nightlife.
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch

 

Day 7 : EXPLORE CORON
This morning you can choose to wander Coron Town or just chill by the pool. Later that day, we’ll hike up Mount Tapyas for beautiful views of the bay. After some exercise we’ll travel to Maquinit Hot Springs to relax our bodies and be rewarded with a golden sunset as we soak in the hot saltwater pools.
Meals :Breakfast

 

Day 8 : BOAT EXPEDITION
Today we set off on a spectacular 3-day island- hopping expedition from Coron to El Nido. Sailing on a traditional Banca boat we’ll go off the beaten track to explore untouched islands, pristine oceans, meet local tribes and sleep on the beach. Our Filipino huts are simple, but with very few tourists, loads of fresh food and marvellous vistas everywhere you turn, we think the trade off is absolutely worth it.
Meals :Breakfast

 

Day 9 : BOAT EXPEDITION
Continuing our trip to Palawan we’ll pass more white beaches and swim with fish in some of the world’s most colourful snorkelling spots. Completely off the grid we’ll be able to fully immerse in the heavenly beauty of our surroundings. With nothing else to worry about, all we have on the agenda is swim, snorkel, sunbathe, repeat! Tonight we stay on the beach in a traditional camp, dozing off to the sounds of the waves under the stars.
Meals :Breakfast

 

Day 10 : EL NIDO
Today our island hopping expedition comes to an end as we arrive on the island of Palawan. After a few days of swimming and sailing today is ours to relax on the beach, sip cold drinks and discover El Nido. Tonight we’ll get to experience the island’s nightlife!
Meals :Breakfast

 

Day 11 : CANOPY WALK
This morning we’ll ease your muscles with an included a Filipino massage, the ultimate way to chill after so much adventure. We’ll then head off to see the town from above on a walk through the lush jungle canopy. Tonight you’ll choose how you want to spend your evening. A sunset bar or perhaps a chilled dinner, the options are endless!
Meals :Breakfast

 

Day 12 : JEEPNEY TOUR & NACPAN BEACH
Our last full day will see us hopping in a Jeepney to tour El Nido. We’ll visit a local organic farm and enjoy lunch on the beach with a traditional Filipino dance performed by the local children. Then we’ll visit Nacpan Beach, one of the most beautiful spots on Palawan. Tonight we wrap things up our last dinner and drinks to toast the incredible adventures we’ve had together.
Meals :Breakfast

 

Day 13 : CHECK OUT & ONWARD TRAVEL
Your amazing 13 day adventure comes to an end. You can either check out and make your way back home, stay on longer in El Nido or continue your travels in the Philippines.
Meals :None

 

Airport pickup provided to our accommodation in Manila.

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