Five Best Tourist Deals To The Philippine Archipelago

May 16, 2014 by     No Comments    Posted under: Blog


As one of the world’s cheapest tourist destination spots with world-class natural resources, the tropical archipelago of the Philippines is definitely the perfect place to spend your vacation. Rich in historical cultures, pristine beaches, world-renowned wonders, friendly locals and abundant wildlife, this trip of a lifetime is sure to add up to the top best places that you will ever get to visit in your life. To lessen the hassle of arranging trips to the Philippines and narrow down the best places to take a tour on, here are some of the best travel deals available for the traveler such as you.

Cebu Tour – $194.94

 Mactan Island from siska maria eviline

Mactan Island from siska maria eviline

Cebu, Philippines is most commonly known as a place where white sand beaches and numerous wildlife are found. With this tour, you get to explore the tropical island of Mactan. You get to cruise through the islands in a huge motorized canoe most locally named as a ‘banca’, snorkel with the beautiful fishes, go island hopping, dive the waters of Hilutungan Marine Reserve, enjoy the picturesque view of the Philippine Sea and have a picnic of grilled fish or meat by the shores of its majestic beaches.

Your tour begins as you get to be picked up from the vicinity you’re staying at as you then voyage on a short trip to the island. You will be served with a complimentary Barbeque Lunch as you go island hopping and snorkeling the waters surrounding Mactan. As you aboard the bancas, you get to view the Philippines Sea on your way to Hilutungan Island. The marine sanctuary adjacent to your destination houses a wide array of marine species and beautiful coral reefs. As you arrive in Hilutungan Island, the snorkeling and diving begin. You will then be assisted by guides as they show you the best parts to dive in. Leaving the island, your journey continues to another one, Nalusuan or Pandanon Island (the destination depends on the weather condition) for picnic pleasures offered by the beach with choices of meals like chicken, pork or grilled seafood and fresh fruits for desert enjoyed in adorable beach huts. After the meal, you get to enjoy another round of swimming the tranquil seas of the island. At the end of the day, before night time, the tour is on its end as you are taken back to your staying place.

The time consumed in this tour is about 6 hours that starts from 9 in the morning.

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Tagaytay Tour – $97.94

 Splendido, Tagaytay in HDR from akosihub

Splendido, Tagaytay in HDR from akosihub

On this tour, you get to journey to Taal Volcano, the smallest active volcano in the world. The world-reknowed Bamboo Organ of las Pinas is also included in its itinerary and a stopover at the San Jose Church. In between this tour, you likewise get to enjoy a complimentary lunch meal served with all-time favorite Filipino cuisines. In going to these tourist must-visits, you get to ride the Philippines’ most famous transportation vehicle, the jeepney.

The trip includes free lunch, a tourist guide, transport fares, entrance fees to these tourist destinations and a round trip ride to and fro the pace you’re staying at. Basically, the tour lasts for about eight hours and starts at around mid nine in the morning.

The tour starts as you are fetched from your place of stay and transported to these magnificent places. Firstly, towards the San Jose church where you get to take a look at the world-famous Bamboo Organ and indulge yourself in the Filipino heritage and history. This organ is made up of 800 bamboo pipes and was constructed by a Spanish priest named Diego Cera during the 19th century.

Next stop is the Tagaytay Ridge where the Mayon Volcano lies. this tourist destination caters to the beautiful scenic view of the Taal Lake which is a lake on an island. This vicinity also has a hint of history as the country’s former president, Ferdinand Marcos, owns a  rest house here.

Your tour guides will also share information about the jeepney’s history, how it came about as the country’s most used transport vehicle.

During the afternoon, you will be brought to a restaurant to satisfy your appetites at a Filipino restaurant serving Filipino delicacies. From there, you will then visit plantations growing coffee or pineapples and shops located in the neighborhood which sells and makes carved-wood products.

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Bohol Tour – $219.94

 Chocolate Hills (Bohol, Philippines) (V from mendhak

Chocolate Hills (Bohol, Philippines) (V from mendhak

Visit the beautiful place of Bohol, Philippines and the Queen City of the South, Cebu, through this all-worthy tour trip. This package includes a journey towards the UNESCO World Heritage destination spot, the Chocolate Hills, a breathtaking view of the islands’ richness such as historical structures of ancient churches to biodiversive forests and an unwinding lunch cruise to the Loboc River. Also, you get to be fetched to and from the hotel you’re staying at aboard an air-conditioned transport vehicle accompanied by english-speaking tourist guides. Included in the package are entrance fees to these tourist destinations and ferry fees.

The trip starts at around eight in the morning and lasts up to eight hours. From sight-seeing through Cebu’s treasures like the bronze sculpture of the historical Blood Compact Monument, traditionally built nipa huts, lush  forest consisting or various mahogany trees and the Baclyaon Church which also has historical significance in its name towards the Loboc River. The river may be traveled aboard by water along with amenities such as free lunch of Filipino cuisines. There is also a presence of guitarists to entertain your experience in the cruise. The guides will also help you spot tarsiers, a famous breed of mammal that Bohol is known for,  living by the riverbank.

The last part of the tour would be visiting the best tourist destination of the trip, the Chocolate Hills. This fantastic view of a thousands or so hills will be best remembered as you take your picture serving the landscape as your background.

The tour ends and you return to Cebu from Tagbilaran, Bohol as you are taken back to your hotel. Surely, the experience is one to remember!

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Villa Escudero Plantations Tour – $127.94

A day trip from Manila  accompanied by a local guide takes you to the most beautiful plantation in the country, the Villa Escudero Coconut Plantation. Known for its extraordinary restaurant that’s situated directly beside a flowing waterfall, you sure aren’t going to forget about this journey!

From Manila, you will be accompanied by a local guide towards the plantation. There, you get to ride the national animal called the Carabao, formally known as a water buffalo, as it takes you through the plantation aboard its cart. As you roam around the vicinity, you will enjoy  looking through cultural and historical Spanish artifacts in its museum, dine at its unique restaurant (highlight of the tour) as water runs through your feet while enjoying a meal of cuisines such as limepo, kaldereta, grilled tilapia and other Filipino delicacies. You also get to go and swim through its clear pools.

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Manila and Makati Tour – $69.94

 

From your hotel, starting nine-thirty in the morning, the package will take you to historical places like the American Cemetery and Memorial, the walled city of Intramuros, the streets of Fort Santiago and the marine-themed Manila Ocean Park.

This package includes a round-trip hotel transport by air-conditioned vehicles and a free lunch with a menu composed of Filipino delicacies.

First stop is the American Cemetery and Memorial. This burial ground is dedicated to US soldiers who were casualties of the Second World War. Then you will be taken to the district of Makati, Philippines’ top-grossing municipality where you get to stopover at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex and Rizal Monument in Rizal Park. From there, you will pass through Intramuros and Fort Santiago, the country’s most important historical site where the national Hero, Jose Rizal was imprisoned prior to his execution. As the tour comes to end, you get to visit Manila Ocean Park. This place is sure to enchant you with its beauty. Its Oceanarium  consists of a wide arrray of marine species housed in beautifully designed aquariums such as sharks, penguins, tropical fishes, seahorses and jellyfish. Not only will you get to enjoy the view of these creatures roaming around their aquarium, you get to witness the sea lions show their tricks in a live Sea Lion Show.

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