8 Days / 7 Nights Countryside Adventure Tour with Whale Shark Encounter from USD 1,559 per person
Travel to Cebu, the earliest Spanish settlement in the country, and rediscover the historical background with a tour to the heritage sites of Lapu Lapu Monument, Fort San Pedro, and the Cebu Heritage Monument. Visit one of the country’s oldest image: the Child Jesus, at the Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino, and see the impressive Taoist Temple situated atop a hill. Make a stop at the shell craft store and the public market for souvenirs and local goodies. Continue a journey back in time as you head to the beautiful province of Bohol. Uncover one of the significant events in Philippine history at the Blood Compact Site, take a peek into the well-preserved Clarin Ancestral House and be amazed by the charm of one of the country’s oldest churches - the Baclayon Church. Experience the diversity of natural Bohol as you walk between the towering trees at the Man-made forest. Take in the view of the famed Chocolate Hills, and acquaint yourself with the Philippine Tarsier. Learn about the local’s livelihood at the Loay Backyard Industry. To make your countryside experience more relaxing, take a cruise along the winding river of Loboc-Loay while enjoying lunch. Finally, sail across the sea on your way to Oslob for a one-of-a-kind experience – get up-close and swim with the fascinating whale sharks, locally called butanding.
This package will take you to an adventure to some of the Philippines' leading countryside destinations. For 8 days and 7 nights, learn about the colorful history and the birth of Christianity in the Philippines on a guided visit to heritage sites and ancient churches in Cebu City. Get up close and personal with the famous Philippine tarsier and be captivated by the wonders of Bohol's popular attraction - the Chocolate Hills. Glide across the sea on your journey to Oslob then get a chance to swim with the Whale sharks, locally called Butanding. This trip offers everything that promises a one-of-a-kind adventure in the Philippines - complete with roundtrip (Manila-Cebu) airfare, airport transfers, land and boat transfers, prime accommodations with breakfast, and exciting tours.
Manila, Cebu, Bohol
Travel: (Manila to Cebu) One (1) hour and fifteen (15) minutes via air travel