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Northern Philippines Adventure

Resort:Northern Philippines Adventure
Operator: G Adventures
Destination: Philippines
Price From: £919.20

Over View

With over 6,000 islands contained within its borders, the Philippines is one of the largest archipelagos in the world. While we cant possibly show you all of the islands in just nine days, we can show you the countrys northern highlights, which will feel more than comprehensive enough. Youll 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.

Itineraries

Day 1
Manila

Arrive at any time.

Day 2
ManilaBanaue

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 local market in downtown Banaue.

Day 3
BanaueSagada

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

Day 4
Sagada

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
SagadaVigan

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

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
ViganManila

Continue north to Laoag, visiting the World Heritage-listed Paoay Church and a scenic lake on the way. Continue to the airport for a flight back to Manila.

Day 8
Manila

Visit Intramuros and learn about the Spanish history of the country.

Day 9
Manila

Depart at any time.