The following itinerary is for your inspiration. Our experts will customize your own tour according to your interests, schedules, hotel tastes and budget. All can be tailor-made!
- Extend/cut down length
- Adjust activities to your interests
- Change a hotel
- Everything you want
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.
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.
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 Museum, Plaza 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.
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.
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.
Day 6 - Transfer to El nido
You will take a transfer from Puerto Princesa to El nido.
Day 7 - Free Day
Day of leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the surrounding area, or join more resort-programmed activities.
- 2 Nights in Manila
- 3 Nights in Un-known
- 2 Nights in Un-known
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.
All mentioned internal flights, trains, and cruises
Private & air-conditioned vehicle with ample space
No early get up. No late arrival.
Select seats for you as spacious as possible, such as exit row or bulkhead with more legroom.
All meals specified in the itinerary
Your special request on food can always be satisfied, no matter it relates to religion or medical purpose!
Traditional local food is delicious and its specialities are worth searching out with our local guide!
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Bottles of drinking water and cold towels per guest per day
24/7 helpline while you are travelling
All excursions specified in the itinerary
All entrance fees specified in the itinerary
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Diana was very professional in my dealings with her and was so helpful with suggestions to make the Philippines trip a success.
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.
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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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.