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The Romantic Philippines Tour for An Intimate Getaway

Covering some of the Philippines' most desirable beaches, this 3-week tour offers an intimate getaway for travelers.

Witness the rich history of Manila and Cebu with its Spanish and religious influences. Admire the magnificent and breathtaking views of Puerto Princesa, Port Barton, El Nido, and Siargao. Whether you want to relax on the white beach, snorkel and swim in the water, or have an adventure with your partner, this 3-week-long trip to the Philippines has something for you.
Travel Route: Manila - Puerto Princesa - Port Barton - El Nido - Coron - Cebu - Siargao
Day: 20
Best for: First-timers
Tour Type: Escorted private tour with personal tour guide and vehicle
Why Travel with Us
We Live in this Country:
The specialist who designs this trip have lived in this country for several years, in some cases, born here. Our first-hand knowledge will help you have an authentic experience, making the most of your vaction.
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We guarantee 100% deposite refund during the pandemic, and provide 24/7 emergency service during the trip.


Discover the top sights of Manila City

Visit landmarks of the capital caity, such as Rizal Park, San Agustin Church, Manila Cathedral, Fort Santiago, Casa Manila Museum, etc.

Visit the idyllic islands of Palawan with your beloved

Soak up the wonders of Puerto Princesa, take a refreshing dip in the cool, crystal-clear waters of El Nido, and get amazed at the natural beauty of Coron.

Get once-in-a-lifetime experience in Cebu

Experience a breathtaking wimming with the sought after Whale Sharks and be fascinated by the chills canyoneering and Kawasan Falls bring.

Unwind and relax in Siargao Island

Have a tri-island hopping tour plus a visit to Corregidor Island and other tourist spots.

Snorkel in the Philippines
Siargao beach
Get amazed at the natural beauty of Coron

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Manila Arrival
Welcome to Manila!
In the late afternoon, you will have a leisurely tour around the historic walled city of Intramuros Manila using bamboo bikes. Your guide will share with you stories of Intramuros and the Philippines while you enjoy the sightseeing.
Just before the sun sets, your guide will lead you to the Skydeck of The Bayleaf Hotel where you can watch the sunset over Manila Bay. Later, make your way to Barbara’s Heritage Restaurant where an eat-all-you-can buffet of Filipino food is waiting. A live Philippine cultural show will play as you dine.
Stay overnight in Manila.
Day 2: Manila City Tour
Today, you will spend a full day exploring the city of Manila.
In the morning, you will first visit Rizal Park, also known as "Luneta". Dedicated to the Philippines' national hero Dr. Jose Rizal, Rizal Park has gardens, historical monuments, a 3D map of the Philippines, picnic grounds, a grand stadium, and an open-air concert hall.
Next, you will head to visit Manila Cathedral. It is the main building of the Catholic archdiocese of Manila, founded in 1581, the church's appearance is very solemn style, the front wall is carved with six white religious figures and all kinds of exquisite decorations, and the top is carved with two lovely little angels and solemn cross, sending out a strong religious atmosphere and classical charm.
Then, you will explore San Agustin Church which was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1993. It is one of the country’s oldest churches. You are able to get a closer look at the old walls, church ruins, and other remains from the Spanish colonial era.
After visiting San Agustin Church, you will visit the Chinese Museum. The museum is the world's first Chinese history museum founded by a private group, recreating nearly thousands of years of Chinese Filipinos.
Later, you will visit Fort Santiago, one of Manila's most important historical sites. It was built by the Spanish in the late 1500s and surrounded by a wooden fence. In the 16th century, the Spanish governor transformed the city village into a stone city.
Your final leg is to explore Casa Manila Museum. This museum is a replica of a Spanish colonial mansion in 19th-century Manila. It recreates the rich merchant’s way during the Spanish colonization, showcasing period furniture coming from Chinese, European, and Philippine origins. It also shows the Philippines, Austria, Malacca, France, Britain, the Qing Dynasty, and other colonial antiques, including furnishings and furniture.
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Stay overnight in Manila.
Manila San Agustin Church
Day 3: Manila to Puerto Princesa
Today, you will take a flight to Puerto Princesa, also known as The City in a Forest, which is rich in various unknown but must-see tourist spots and exciting tours and activities.
Upon arrival, you will meet your guide at the airport and will be transferred to the hotel for check-in.
In the afternoon, you will head to visit the Iwahig Prison, also known as the "prison without walls”. It’s one of the big prisons in the Philippines. Today, this unique prison without bars houses over 5000 inmates, you may meet and interact with some inmates and hear their stories.
Stay overnight in Puerto Princesa.
Day 4: Puerto Princesa to Port Barton
Today, you will start your tour to visit the famous Underground River, which is also known as Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. You will take a boat to go through the incredible subterranean river system, and get amazed by the beautiful stalactites and stalagmites in the caves.
After lunch, you will transfer to Port Barton, a stunning fishing village in the northern part of Palawan Island. You will be attracted by the calm waters, white sand beach, pristine rainforest, and hospitable locals here.
Stay overnight in Port Barton.
Visit the famous Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Day 5: Port Barton Island Hopping
Today, you will enjoy a boat tour to explore the nearby islands and reefs.
You will first sail to German Island, where you can enjoy a real paradise of white sand and turquoise water.
Then, you will go to Twin Reef, one of the most famous snorkeling sites in Port Barton, to snorkel and discover the fantastic underwater world. If lucky, you may probably spot a sea turtle or two here.
Afterwards, you will countine your journey to more popular spots in Palawan, such as Wide Reef, Exotic Island, where you can relax by the shore, swim or snorkel.
Stay overnight in Port Barton.
Snorkeling in Port Barton spot a Sea Turtle
Day 6: Port Barton to El Nido
Today, you will head to El Nido which is a small town and municipality located on the northern tip of Palawan island. Famous for its white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, coral reefs, and splendid limestone rock formations.
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to rest or explore the beach.
Stay overnight in El Nido.
Explore beach in El Nido
Day 7: El Nido Island Hopping
Today, you will have a wonderful island hopping tour to explore the most popular spots in El Nido, including the Shimizu Island, Seven Commandos Beach, Helicopter Island, Star Beach, and Matinloc Shrine.
You will travel between the islands, enjoy the emerald waters, swim and snorkel to find incredible reefs and try to spot some unique wildlife.
Stay overnight in El Nido.
Travel between the El Nido islands
Day 8-9: El Nido Free Activities
For the last couple days of the trip, you are free to arrange your own activities in El Nido.
You can rent a motorbike or take a boat to explore the lagoons, hidden beaches, and small remote islands.
Also, you can climb up to the top of one of the cliffs surrounding El Nido bay and get the most spectacular views in the area, head out to enjoy a relaxing full body massage, or explore the surrounding areas.
Stay overnight in El Nido.
The spectacular views in El Nido
Day 10: El Nido to Coron
In the morning, you will hop on the ferry from EI Nido and cruise to Coron. The El Nido to Coron ferry is a scenic route that passes a few islands along the way such as Linapacan and San Miguel which are home to beautiful beaches and landscapes.
After the ferry arrives, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Insider Tips:
You must check in at the El Nido Ferry Terminal at least 1-hour before departure and be sure to have a printed copy of your ticket.

Stay overnight in Coron.

Day 11: Coron
Today, you will have a full day to explore Coron Town, a charming coastal town.
First, you will enjoy a short hike to the high point of Mt. Tapyas to enjoy the beauty of the town and its surroundings.
Next, you will go to visit Lualhati Park. This park is a reclaimed space that lies just across the market and parallel to the boat docking area where one can take a good full look at Mt. Tapyas’ irregular shape.
After the end of the tour, you will explore an intimate church sitting right in the town center - St. Augustine Church which is the only Catholic church in Coron.
After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel.
Stay overnight in Coron.
Coron Island Hopping
Day 12: Coron Island Hopping
After breakfast, you will visit the famous Kayangan Lake. Kayangan Lake is a crystal-clear freshwater lake in Coron, featuring underwater rock formations, caves, and islets.
Next, you will go to the Twin Lagoon, which is divided into two parts by the Limestone Mountains. The water here is blue-green and very clear.
After that, you will head to Siete Pecados and Skeleton Wreck for snorkeling.
Your final leg of today's tour is to go to Banol Beach and CYC Beach where you are able to walk on the beach and enjoy sunbathing here.
Stay overnight in Coron.
Snorkeling in Philippines
Day 13: Coron to Cebu
Today, you will take a flight to Cebu from Francisco B. Reyes Airport.
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day you can have a rest in your hotel or freely explore the surroundings.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Day 14: Cebu Tour
Today, you will start your journey to visit Museo Sugbo, also known as Sugbo Museum, which is for tourists, history buffs, students, and all citizens of Cebu to learn about the glorious history of this island.
Then, move to the Heritage of Cebu Monument, also known as the Parian Monument. This monument is a tableau showcasing the important events in Cebu City’s history and is also one of the highlights of the town.
Next, you will visit Yap Sandiego Ancestral House. It is one of the oldest residential structures in the Philippines. This house has managed to withstand centuries’ worth of destructive forces – wars, financial collapse, and natural disasters. Now it operates as a museum and as a party and shoots venue.
After that, you will continue to visit Magellan’s Cross which is housed in a chapel and planted on April 21, 1521, by Portuguese and Spanish explorers.
In the afternoon, you will go to Basilica Minore Del Sto. Nino. It is the oldest church in the Philippines, built in 1565, and the world-famous "El Nino image" is stored here.
Later, you will explore Sirao Flower Farm which was given the moniker “Little Amsterdam of Cebu”. Before transferring back to your hotel, you will head to visit the Temple of Leah. This temple is a beautiful Roman-inspired architectural shrine that is also known as the Taj Mahal of Cebu. It's home to the treasures and memorabilia of the late Leah Albino Adarna, the grandmother of Filipina actress Ellen Adarna.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Visit Magellan’s Cross
Day 15: Whale Shark Watching & Canyoneering Adventure
Today, you will have the chance to experience both worlds and the uplifting magnificence of nature. After being picked up from your accommodation at 4:00 am. A 3-hour drive will take you to the town of Oslob, home of the gentle giants.
Upon arrival, you will take a boat to the interaction area and swim with the whale sharks for 30 minutes. After that, you'll be given time to enjoy breakfast at your preferred restaurant in the area.
Aftewards, you will transfer to Tumalog Falls to cool down before going to Badian for your next exciting adventure.
Later, you will head to Badian for a canyoneering adventure. Upon arrival at the canyoneering station, you'll be provided with safety gears and tour guide before heading to the starting point. You may ride the optional 1 kilometer zipline to shorten the hike from the entrance to the jump-off point to 10 minutes instead of 30 minutes. The tour culminates at Kawasan Falls, a three-stage cascading waterfall and one of the most beautiful falls in the Philippines.
At the end of the tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel in Cebu.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Swim with the Whale Sharks in Philippines
Day 16: Cebu to Siargao
Today, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Siargao Island which is known as the Philippines's Surfing Capital.
Upon arrival, your guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day you can have a rest in your hotel or freely explore the island.
Stay overnight in Siargao.
Day 17: Siargao Island Hopping
Today, you will enjoy a full day Siargao Island hopping adventure.
After breakfast, your guide will take you to the harbor for the boat to Corregidor Island. Corregidor Island has a beautiful white sand beach, a palm tree forest, aquamarine waters, and a lively reef. You can take a swim or go snorkeling in the clear blue waters, climb the palm trees, or just relax and enjoy what this island has to offer.
Later, you will go on a tri-island hopping tour. You will first visit Daku Island which is the largest of the three islands, and it is also the only one where people reside. In addition to taking photos, you can relax on the beach or swim in the warm water.
Next, you will go to Naked Island. This island is known for its long stretch of white sand and it has no palm trees, huts, or people living there. It's a great place to get a tan and enjoy the natural beauty of the seascape.
Your last stop will be at Guyam Island, the smallest one among the three well-known islets of Siargao. You can swim in the water and relax on the island's sandy shores.You will then head back to mainland Siargao just before sunset.
Stay overnight in Siargao.
Siargao island hopping adventure
Day 18-19: Siargao Free Activities
You are free to arrange your own activities in Siargao. You could try your hand at more surfing, visit the Magpupungko Tide Pools, hire a scooter and visit the Tayangban Cave Pools, Tak Tak Falls or spend the day exploring the various shops, bars, and restaurants along Tourism road.
Stay overnight in Siargao.
Day 20: Siargao Departure
Say goodbye to the Philippines.
You are free to arrange your time until the guide transfer you to the airport.
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Service Included

Private English-speaking tour guide
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeing listed in the itinerary
Private van for land transportation
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Hotel accommodation
Governmental taxes

Service Excluded

International air tickets
Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee
Meals as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.

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