Itinerary Details

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Day 1 - Welcome to Philippines!

Today you will fly to Manila, which is the capital of the Philippines and is the home to many significant architectural and cultural landmarks of the country. On arrival, your private guide will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.

Accommodation: City Garden Hotel Makati

Day 2 - Manila Discovery

Your full-day private tour today will start with the Casa Manila Museum and the San Agustin Church. Afterward, you will take a ‘calesa’, a horse-drawn carriage which is still being used as a form of public transport, to the Manila Cathedral


You will then walk to Fort Santiago and Rizal Shrine. Continue to see the bizarre Chinese Cemetery, the oldest district of Manila-Quiapo, and the vibrant Binondo in Chinatown. Your last stop is Makati, the top-notch shopping, many dining districts.

Makati
Makati
Fort Santiago
Fort Santiago
Manila Cathedral
Manila Cathedral
Horse-drawn Carriage Ride (Calesa)
Horse-drawn Carriage Ride (Calesa)
Accommodation: City Garden Hotel Makati

Day 3 - Fly to Puerto Princesa & City Tour

Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the airport for your onward flight.


Today you will fly to Puerto Princesa. On arrival, you will take a private transfer to your hotel for check-in.


You will do a city tour including Palawan MuseumPlaza Cuartel, the beautiful Immaculate Conception Cathedral, and the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (formerly Crocodile Farming Institute) a showcase of a successful conservation project. Tour ends at a visit to the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm.

Plaza Cuartel
Plaza Cuartel
Immaculate Conception Cathedral
Immaculate Conception Cathedral
Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center
Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center
Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm
Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm
Accommodation: Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII

Day 4 - Trekking around the Batak Tribe Community

After breakfast, you will have a full-day trek to the Batak Tribe community, which is believed to arrive in the Philippines about 50,000 years ago. Head to San Rafael where you will start the trek. En route, you can buy a bag of rice, sugar, coffee to donate to the tribal folks. You will have lunch with the Bataks. After the tour, return to the resort.

Batak Tribe Community
Batak Tribe Community
Accommodation: Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII

Day 5 - Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

This morning, you will head to Sabang (about 1.5 hours' drive) to discover the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. A world heritage site features an 8.2-kilometer navigable underground river, reputed to be the world's longest that winds through a spectacular cave. You can explore the surrounding area near the cave, including bird watching, mountain trekking, a mangrove paddleboat tour, and exploring the deeper part of the forest.

Accommodation: Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII

Day 6 - Transfer to El nido

You will take a transfer from Puerto Princesa to El nido.

Accommodation: Mahogany Resort & Spa

Day 7 - Free Day

Day of leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the surrounding area, or join more resort-programmed activities.

Accommodation: Mahogany Resort & Spa

Day 8 - Departure

You will transfer from El Nido to Puerto Princesa airport for your onward flight.

Accommodation

  • 2 Nights in Manila
  • 3 Nights in Un-known
  • 2 Nights in Un-known
City Garden Hotel Makati
City Garden Hotel Makati
City Garden Hotel Makati
City Garden Hotel Makati
City Garden Hotel Makati
Room Type:Executive Twin Room
Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII
Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII
Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII
Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII
Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII
Room Type:Deluxe Room
Mahogany Resort & Spa
Mahogany Resort & Spa
Mahogany Resort & Spa
Mahogany Resort & Spa
Mahogany Resort & Spa
Room Type:Bungalow with Garden View

What's included

AccommodationInternational-standard
Day1-2 City Garden Hotel Makati
Day3-5 Hue Hotels and Resorts Puerto Princesa Managed by HII
Day6-7 Mahogany Resort & Spa

Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast

Accommodation based on two people sharing (for each person not sharing a room, the single supplement will be added)

  • Well screened Hotels

    Handpicked hotels with good service and spacious room.

  • Super nice location

    Downtown location with convenient transportation and many good restaurants nearby.

TransportPrivate & Air-conditioned

All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises

Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space

  • Best-time flight

    No early get up. No late arrival.

  • Better seats

    Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.

GuidePrivate & Professional

Expert English-speaking local guide

MealsSafe & Authentic

All meals specified in the itinerary

  • Satisfying food

    Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!

  • Local specialities

    Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!

  • Little snack

    Wanna try authentic local snack? Please follow us!

SupportUseful Package & 24/7 Local Service

Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day

24/7 helpline while you are travelling

ExcursionsAll listed in the above Itnerary

All excursions specified in the itinerary

All entrance fees specified in the itinerary

Not included
Flights

Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price. You can organize your flights separately at any point.

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Kyrylo

UME Travel was highly recommended to us for Southeast Asia trips and so we contacted them asking what we might do. Phoebe, one of their agents, was assigned to us and has been extremely helpful and accomodating in suggesting what we could do. She has been prompt and adjusted our tour package as requested repeatedly and we are confident our tour will be superb.

Niketes

I'm working with Carrie on a trip to Philippines and she is great to work with. She answers my numerous questions very quickly and I'm very happy with what she put together for us. She organized a trip to Thailand for my sister and everything went perfect and I would not hesitate to use UME Travel to plan our travel.

Klement

We will HIGHLY recommend UME Travel. Ms. Carrie did an amazing job taking care of every detail of the trip so we could simply sit back and enjoy ourselves. she was accessible when we had an issue and immediately intervened with the hotel to ensure the issue was resolved. Thank you Carrie.

Jaimie

So far so good! Our agent Phoebe has been very responsive in planning our tour program and pricing is reasonable. We will get back to you when the tour has competed.

Elon

I had worked with Carrie for my Philippines tour in December. She has been very responsive and quick to reply inspire of the time difference. Thanks to Carrie I am comfortable with our plans and looking forward to our next trip.

Vasilis

Phoebe was amazing. I told her what I wanted and she put together an amazing tour. She was prompt and had great suggestions. Thanks Phoebe.

Seyfullah

Diana was very professional in my dealings with her and was so helpful with suggestions to make the Philippines trip a success.

Yehudah

The guide for this tour was very knowledgeable and had a clear understanding of all attractions. She gave us ample time at each place and even acted as photographer for the couples and myself when we wanted pictures. The sites were brilliant.

Syntyche

If you read this Ms Amy - we loved you! Everything went smoothly and at a good pace, we especially loved the crocodile farm/animal sanctuary and learning about what had happened in Palawan to the American prisoners of war in the grounds of where it had taken place. We got some great photographs (especially the panoramas Ms Amy took of us, thank you again!) and would recommend to anyone using UME Travel. Thank you!

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Professional Guides & Drivers

We offer professional private tour guides with over 10-year experience, well-performed vehicles less than 5-year service life and licensed drivers with 5-year practice. Each of our employees undergoes rigorous screening before they can join our network.

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Well-selected Scenic spots and Hotel

All the hotels we advised have been inspected by our team and we spend time each year to top up our knowledge on the spot. Continuing Positive feedbacks on them from former customers because of their outstanding and unique characters.

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Local Available 7/24

You will have our local team's urgency contact number and we are available whenever and wherever. If you meet any problem or need any help, just make a phone call and everything will be settled down at a time.

welcome kit
Warm Welcome Kits

We provide the welcome kits for each customer, you will receive the SIM card, city map, a bottle of drinking water and a cool towel per guest per day for FREE. Get all first-step information and useful tips in one profile and make your first tour simple and easy.