9:00 AM or 1:00 PM: Pick-up at the hotel for Manila City Tour (5-6 hours) with either lunch or dinner
MANILA, the country’s capital is a melting pot of the different cultures that make up the Philippines. Here you will be getting in touch with the country’s history and feel the pace of its growth as nation with places that breathe in the dynamism of the times.
Manila Cathedral (Intramuros), constructed in 1571, is a Roman Catholic basilica located in Intramuros, the historic walled area within the modern City of Manila, Philippines; dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary as Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, the Principal Patroness of the Philippines.
Casa Manila (Intramuros) will transport you back to the Spanish era Manila. It is a replica of Spanish colonial mansion of the late 19th century Manila. It is filled with period furniture and furnishings of the Philippines, Chinese and European origiins.
Fort Santiago (Intramuros) is located at the mouth of the Pasig River and served as the premier defense fortress of the Spanish Government during their rule of the country.
Rizal Park, also known as Luneta Park or simply Luneta is a historical urban park and a major tourist attraction of Manila. It is located along Roxas Boulevard, Manila, and adjacent to the old walled city of Intramuros. Rizal Park is an important site in Philippine history because this was the site of execution of our national hero, Jose Rizal on December 30, 1896.
The Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, also known as CCP Complex, is an 88-hectare reclaimed property along Roxas Boulevard in Manila, Philippines. The complex is bounded by the Manila Bay, Philippine Navy Headquarters, and Roxas Boulevard. It is divided into two zones: the Art Zone, and Commercial and Entertainment Zone.
Roxas Boulevard – has become a trademark of Philippine tourism, famed for its yacht club, hotels, restaurants, commercial buildings and parks. Its original name was Dewey Boulevard in honor of the American Admiral George Dewey.
Makati is a city in the Philippines’ Metro Manila region and the country’s financial hub. It’s known for the skyscrapers and shopping malls of Makati Central Business District, and for Ayala Triangle Gardens, an area dotted with trees and sculptures. Ayala Museum houses the Filipinas Heritage Library and craft collections documenting the country’s history.
Bonifacio Global City, (also known as BGC, Global City, or the Fort) is a financial district southeast of the center o Manila. The entire district used to be the part of Philippine Army camp. BGC has been developed into a hub for style a nd leisure with a lot of options for shopping, dining, and entertainment. Return to the hotel.
Accommodation at Belmont Hotel in RWM or similar hotel
DAY 2: EL NIDO, PALAWAN
Depart Manila via Air Swift in the morning (Travel time: 1.5 hours)
Upon arrival, you will be met by the representative of HADEFE Tours and facilitate your transfers and tour later on the day.
Check-in at the resort, freshen up and get ready for your Nacpan Beach Tour with Lunch
El Nido’s secret beaches, Nacpan and Calitang were already discovered by general tourists and regarded as one of the best beaches in the area. It is situated in Sitio Calitang, approximately 1 hour away from El Nido Town proper. Nacpan beach is a 4-kilometer stretch of cream sand beach lined with coconut trees, the ideal place to chill out and relax and swim. On the southwest tip of Nacpan is a small hill that offers the best view of the surroundings. On Nacpan Beach, you will find a restaurant-bar where you can eat and have drinks. Accommodation at Hotel Cobo or similar hotel
DAYS 3 & 4: EL NIDO ISLAND HOPPING TOUR
7:00 AM - Breakfast at the hotel
9:00 AM -You will hop on a boat for island hopping activities accompanied by an experienced Tour Guide. Be ready to witness the work of nature as you hop from one island to another to see white sand beaches, limestone cliffs, caves, lagoons, and sand bars. Swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking are offered during island stops.
Accommodation at Hotel Cobo or similar hotel
DAY 5: MANILA – BGC NIGHT TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel
Check-out from the hotel and transfer to Mactan International Airport
Depart El Nido for Manila
Meet at NAIA Domestic Airport and transfer to Seda Hotel, BGC
Check-in at the hotel, freshen up and get ready for BGC Night Tour
Note: A private transport is at your disposal from 7:00pm to 12 midnight for your dining and bar hopping activities in BGC. Meals, entrance fees and drinks are on personal account.
Overnight in Seda Hotel, BGC or similar hotel
DAY 6: DEPARTURE / POST TOURS Breakfast at the hotel Check-out and transfer to NAIA International Airport Depart Manila for the U.S.