Discover spectacular mountains and picturesque rice terraces in the Philippines
A tropical archipelago made up of more than 7,000 islands packed to the brim with natural wonders, the Philippines is an enticing country just waiting to be explored. Gaze in awe at spectacular untouched landscapes, be caught-up by the infectious warmth of friendly locals and discover an intriguingly diverse mix of cultures, traditions and sights. From trekking Mt Pinatubo to exploring the stunning Banaue rice terraces - this country will really grab a hold of your senses. So pack your bags, take a dive into the unknown and get ready to fall in love with South-East Asia's wild child.
Philippine Discovery Summary
Day 1 Manila
An intriguing, bustling and overwhelmingly chaotic city, Manila is packed full of things to see, do, taste and experience.
Day 2 Banaue
Often touted as the 'Eighth Wonder of the World', the quaint town of Banaue is home to stunning rice terraces that appear to stretch like stepping-stones to the heavens.
Days 3-5 Trekking
Trek through forests and rice fields to local Ifugao villages where the local people are still farming the way their ancestors did 2000 years ago.
Days 6-7 Sagada
Fresh mountain air and stunning views await in the village of Sagada, where the locals retain their traditional way of life in tranquil surroundings.
Day 8 Baguio
High in the Cordillera Mountains, the bustling urban centre of Baguio offers town comforts and a welcome respite from the heat of the lowlands.
Day 9 Mt Pinatubo
An active volcano which experienced a massive eruption in 1991, Mt Pinatubo's photogenic crater lake is a popular trekking destination.
Days 10-11 Manila
Finish up this Filipino adventure back in the mega-city of Manilla. Why not gather the group and head out for a final dinner to reflect back on the highlights of this enthralling journey.
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