Visayas Around the Sea

Learn more about the rich culture of Visayas from its majestic sceneries, diverse languages to its local customs and unique regional delicacies.

Swim among multicolored corals on Apo Island. Get enchanted by the mysterious island paradise of Siquijor. Explore the world-famous Chocolate Hills of Bohol. 

Visayas offers breathtaking spots for history buffs, beach lovers, and adventurers.

Indeed, Visayas has it all. You’ll enjoy every second of your stay and love the diversity that the Visayas islands have to offer.

DAY BY DAY

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Day 1: Arrival in the Philippines

Arrival in Manila and transfer to a small boutique hotel in the heart of Makati, a stone’s throw from restaurants and shopping centers.

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Day 2: Departure for the south of the island of Negros

After your breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight. Night in a hotel by the sea with a view of the small island of Apo.

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Day 3: Swimming on Apo Island

After your breakfast, you will leave for the authentic small fishing island of Apo Island. Its seabed being protected, you will have the opportunity to discover magnificent corals and fish. Who knows? You may also have a chance to meet a turtle!

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Day 4: Discovery of Lake Balanan and the Malatapay market

Departure in the morning by private car to discover Lake Balanan. You can do several activities such as kayaking! Nature lovers can take a 2-hour walk (4km tour) to access a pretty waterfall. You will enjoy swimming while being surrounded by a tropical forest! A tour that will leave you with unforgettable memories!

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Day 5: Transfer to the Mystical Island of Siquijor

Transfer to the island of Siquijor. Free afternoon at the hotel on the beach.

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Day 6-8: Day at your own pace on the mystical island of Siquijor

Take the time to discover the quiet little island of Siquijor! Your hotel offers many excursions, do not hesitate to inquire at reception. You can also rent a scooter and visit the island’s attractions at your own pace. Visit a healer and be blessed! Imitate tarzan on a vine by the waterfall! Or sip a fresh fruit cocktail with your feet in the pool or by the sea!

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Day 9: Transfer to Bohol for Panglao Island

After your breakfast, transfer to Bohol to reach a small boutique hotel by the sea or the tropical river. Free afternoon at your leisure, choose to discover the surroundings or to relax!

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Day 10: Visit Bohol

After breakfast, you will set out to conquer the main attractions of Bohol. First is the majestic view of Chocolate Hills, you will then meet the astonishing tarsiers, this small atypical primate with protruding eyes that we find exclusively on Bohol.

Explore one of the oldest Spanish churches. You will set off for a jungle cruise on the wild Loboc River. You will have lunch on the boat and discover traditional Filipino dances and songs.

Meet a blacksmith who will teach you the techniques to make a “bolo” (Filipino dagger).

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Day 11: Pamilacan Island, firefly, and fish market

Departure very early in the morning for the island of Pamilacan on a Bangka, a traditional Filipino outrigger boat. You might get lucky and meet dolphins while you’re swimming and snorkeling. You will return in the early afternoon.

In the evening, visit the fish market for your dinner and observe fireflies by boat in the middle of a mangrove forest!

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Day 12: Relaxation on Panglao

Enjoy your last day however you want! Take the chance to discover the surrounding beaches.

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Day 13: Return to the capital

Flight to Manila and transfer to a small boutique hotel in the heart of Makati, a stone’s throw from shopping malls and restaurants. Take the opportunity to stroll around the center of Greenbelt!

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Day 14: Manila

Day off. Take the opportunity to rest on the beach, walk around  Sabang, or take a boat ride in the mangrove forest!

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Day 13: Return to Manila

Transfer to Puerto Princesa in a private van (2 hours) for your flight to Manila (1 hour). Back to your beautiful boutique hotel close to the shopping centers and restaurants in the heart of Makati.

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Day 14: Manila

Last chance for shopping! 

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Day 15: Goodbye and see you soon!

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport for your international flight.

INCLUSIONS:

 

  • 14 hotel nights
  • Internal transfers indicated in the itinerary (van, car, ferry),
  • Breakfasts and meals indicated as included,
  • Tours/excursions as indicated in the itinerary
  • Manila/Dumaguete and Bohol/Manila flights (20kg in the hold per person)

EXCLUSIONS:

 

  • There is no guide, this stay is free (except local English-speaking guide during your included excursions).
  • Tips and all personal expenses
  • International flights. You can consult our list of tour operators offering dry flights.
  • Mask, palm, and snorkel rental during your excursions
  • Environmental taxes
  • Airport taxes
  • Main meals except mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Itinerary changes in the event of bad weather, natural disasters, or cancellation of flight/boat/excursion by airline/boat/tour operator/hotel.
  • Change at the customer’s request after reservation.

Are you up for a Philippine adventure?