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Experiences
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Luxury Travels & Retreats
North Luzon Cultural Exploration
Banaue
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Philippines
Ref Number:
2104181309
Languages Available:
English - French - Tagalog
Luxury Level:
Duration:
10 Days
Departure Point:
Manila
Arrival Point:
Manila
Visited Area:
Manila - Banaue - Batad - Bontoc - Sagada - Vigan - Laoag
Wheelchair Accessible:
No

Description


No better place to discover the beauty of the Philippines than the Northern region of the country. Go on a luxurious exploration of Filipino culture and natural sights that will surely leave you amazed. This travel package will let you discover how diverse the Philippine culture is and immerse you in its rich history. Please send us a message and our travel designer will provide you the complete details of the travel activities.



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DAY 1 - Manila

Sit back and relax as a private luxury car service complete with an English-speaking driver takes care of your transportation needs upon arrival. You will be taken directly to your first-class accommodation where you can choose to relax or spend the rest of the day exploring the city on your own.

VAN TRANSFER: 30 minutes

Accommodations:
Peninsula Manila or Raffles Makati
Meals:
No meals


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DAY 2: Departure to the North

Your Northern adventure begins with an early departure to Baguio or Nueva Ecija depending on your choice of experience. 

If you're looking to enjoy a local immersion of Filipino culture and local life, a stop to the bustling city of Baguio is the choice for you. On the other hand, if a calm lakeside experience is what you desire, a stay in Nueva Ecija is your go-to.

VAN TRANSFER: 3.5 hrs - 4 hrs

Accommodations:
The Manor at Camp John Hay (Baguio) or Highland Bali Villas Resort (Nueva Ecija)
Meals:
Breakfast included


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DAY 3: Transfer to Banaue

You'll be whisked away to the scenic Banaue, the World Heritage-listed areas of the Cordilleras. Discover the fascinating story that cemented this strikingly beautiful little village on the mountains as one of the must-see sights in the North.

Your accommodation will be the Banaue Hotel, one of the most culturally relevant stays in Banaue so make sure you ask the owner their intriguing story.

VAN TRANSFER: 6 hours

Accommodations:
Banaue Hotel
Meals:
Breakfast included


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DAY 4: Batad Rice Terraces

To really experience the beauty and majesty of the rice fields, we take a leisurely hike through the paradise of Batad and take in the beauty of the steeply terraced valleys from the Viewpoint. Afterward, enjoy a stop at the crème de la crème of Banaue: the iconic Banaue Rice Terraces. Considered as the Eighth Wonder of the World, these terraces were hand-carved into the mountains by the ancestors of the Ifugao people using just primitive tools. A can't-miss destination in the Philippines you won't regret.

Accommodations:
Banaue Hotel
Meals:
No meals


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DAY 5: Departure to Bontoc and Sagada

Day 5 begins with an early morning trip by private van to Bontoc. Head to the best museums and learn about the stories of the Ifugaos of old before heading to Sagada where you'll visit the famous hanging coffins and intriguing caves.

Accommodations:
Agape Log Cabin And Restaurant or Sagada Heritage Village
Meals:
No meals


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DAY 6: Light trek to Bomok Ok Falls

Go on a 2-hour light trek through the rice terraces north of Sagada to reach the stunning falls of Bomod ok where you can enjoy a refreshing swim! You'll journey back to Sagada in the mid-afternoon in time to rest by sundown.

Accommodations:
Agape Log Cabin And Restaurant or Sagada Heritage Village
Meals:
Breakfast and lunch included


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DAY 7: Historical Vigan CIty

After you've had your fill of the natural beauty of Banaue, it's time to get a glimpse of the history of the Philippines in Vigan City. See historic buildings and cobblestone-filled streets teeming with compelling stories reflecting the Spanish colonial era.

Accommodations:
Hotel Luna
Meals:
Breakfast Included


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DAY 8 - Laoag Churches and Malacanan of the North

The next stop is the Malacanan of the North, the palace of the controversial Marcos family to see where the famous dictator, Ferdinand Marcos, stayed during his regime. After that, we will visit the colonial Paoay church of Laoag city to see its famous distinct baroque architecture with impressive pyramid-like structures. 

Accommodations:
Bellagio Hills Hotel and Restaurant or Fort Ilocandia Resort
Meals:
Breakfast included


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DAy 9 - Flight to Manila

After a long 9 days of traveling, we finally fly back to Manila and visit the historic walled city of Intramuros. Step into an old-world era as you explore its famous landmarks like Fort Santiago and the oldest church in the country, San Agustin church.

Accommodations:
Rizal Park Hotel Manila
Meals:
Breakfast Included


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DAY 10 - Transfer to the Airport

Your adventure concludes with a relaxing drive back to the airport in a private car. 

Accommodations:
Rizal Park Hotel Manila
Meals:
Breakfast Included




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On day 9, you have the liberty to extend your trip all the way to the beautiful Pagudpud. This destination is home to the most beautiful beach and sand dunes in the north. Here, you can enjoy a restful three days before flying back to Manila.


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Terms & Conditions

  • Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments, and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on the season, choice of accommodation and other factors.



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