Yolo: Philippines Manila to Boracay on a Shoestring (APMB)

Countries Visited: Philippines
Trip Style: Yolo - You're only young once, but you can be young-at-heart forever. That's the ethos that powers our Yolo trips; fast-paced and affordable trips designed with the 18-to-thirtysomething traveller in mind. Explore the world by day, stay up all night and do it all again somewhere new the next day with a collection of new best friends you'll want to keep in touch with for the rest of your life. You only live once. Make it count.
Service Level: Basic
  • Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences
  • Simple and clean hotels, guesthouses and hostels chosen for location and character
  • Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction
  • Plenty of optional activities tailored to your interests and budget
    Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
    Group Size: Max 18, avg 12.
    Meals Included: 9 breakfasts, 1 dinner
    Accommodations: Simple hotels (7 nts), homestay (1 nt), overnight bus (1 nt).

    Trek to a remote village, snap photos of beautiful rice terraces, experience Filipino culture and hospitality, bliss out on picture-perfect beaches.

    Pick somewhere different to go for your next adventure - like, really different. These ten days in the gorgeous northern half of the Philippines will stay with you forever. Meander down the streets of Manila, trek through remote villages to see stunningly green rice terraces, learn about unusual and historic traditions like the hanging coffins of Sagada, and then wrap it all up by blissing out on the tiny beach paradise of Boracay Island, which may honestly have some of the best beaches you've ever seen. We swear.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    10 Days
    Escorted - Yes
    Day 1ManilaDay 1 Manila
    Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2BaguioDay 2 Manila/Baguio (1B)
    Travel north by bus, then enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival to Baguio. Opt to get a massage. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (7.00 hour(s))
    Day 3SagadaDay 3 Baguio/Sagada (1B)
    After another long day of travel, arrive at the outdoor paradise of Sagada, a base for adventuring. Transport: Local bus (7.00 hour(s))
    Day 4SagadaDay 4 Sagada (1B)
    The natural beauty of the area features caves perfect for exploring, hikes along an underground river system, a waterfall and delightful pool to cool off in after a day of exploring. Relax in the quiet serenity only found off the beaten path-this is a place to just sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery.
    Day 5BatadDay 5 Sagada/Batad (1B, 1D)
    Travel via jeepney along scenic mountain roads and then by foot on local hiking trails to reach a local village for an overnight homestay experience. Discover the daily lives of the Ifugao people. Enjoy a cultural performance and a local dinner. Additional Notes: The trekking here can be challenging, especially in inclement weather. If you dont feel fit enough for the activity, your CEO can help you organize some optional activities. Included Activities: Rice Terraces Trek and Ifugao Village Visit Batad Homestay Transport: Jeepney (4.00 hour(s))
    Day 6BanaueDay 6 Batad/Banaue (1B)
    Hike back to the main road and hop in a jeepney bound for beautiful Banaue. Enjoy free time and views of the famous rice terraces. Transport: Jeepney (2.00 hour(s))
    Day 7ManilaDay 7 Banaue/Manila (1B)
    Free time to trek along the terraces or relax. After soaking in the last of the spectacular views hop on an overnight bus to Manila. Transport: Overnight bus (9.00 hour(s))
    Day 8Boracay IslandDay 8 Manila/Boracay Island (1B)
    Fly south from Manila and transfer to the breathtakingly gorgeous island of Boracay. White-sand beaches and bright, turquoise waters await. Transport: Plane (4.00 hour(s))
    Day 9Boracay IslandDay 9 Boracay Island (1B)
    Free day. Opt to go snorkelling, scuba diving, or just chill out on the beach.
    Day 10Boracay IslandDay 10 Boracay Island (1B)
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day

    Click Quote or call us to get additional information on your chosen travel date. Special offers or competitive pricing may be available!

    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    12/16/2017$1,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 16; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote
    12/23/2017$1,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 18; 1 AdultQuote

    Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure. Baggage weight restrictions may apply. You are responsible for any bags that are overweight.

    Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.

    VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

    Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

    Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.
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