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Panglao Island Bohol Philippines

Philippines Luxury Island Hopping

17 days from £4,695pp (excl. international flights)
Bohol  → El Nido  → Boracay  → Manila

A luxurious island hopping adventure that is equal parts relaxing and exciting

Discover the tropical beauty and adventure of the Philippines on this island hopping trip to Bohol, El Nido, Boracay, and Tibiao.

Start in Cebu and ferry to Bohol to stay for 5 nights. Spend a day touring Pamilacan Island, known for its sandy shores, snorkeling, dolphin watching, and historical landmarks. Enjoy a free day in Bohol before a full-day highlights tour to see tarsiers, old churches, the Chocolate Hills, and cruise the Loboc River. Fly to El Nido and stay for 4 nights, with free time to relax on the beaches or join resort activities. Continue to lively Boracay Island, with its famous White Beach. Embark on an island hopping tour for snorkelling, beachcombing, and lunch. Enjoy a free day on Boracay before an Antique adventure to Tibiao for whitewater tubing, waterfall trekking, and a giant wok hot bath. Spend the last day in Boracay doing your favourite activities before flying back to Manila for the journey home. This 2 week Philippines trip combines culture, adventure, wildlife, and beach time across Bohol, El Nido, Boracay, and Tibiao.

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The itinerary…

Day 1: International departure

Head to your nearest international airport ready for your incredible Philippines trip.

Day 2: From Cebu to Bohol

Boat Sunset Bohol Philippines

Sunset in Bohol

Upon arriving at Cebu airport, transfer to the pier for your two-hour ferry going to Bohol. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the Amorita Resort, your accommodation for the next five nights. The evening is at your leisure to relax after a big journey.

Day 3: Pamilacan Island tour

Sea Turtle in the reef Bohol Philippines

Sea turtle in the reef, Bohol

Starting with breakfast at the hotel, you will then transfer to Pamilacan Island for a day tour. Discover a 150-metre-wide fish sanctuary teeming with vibrant marine life, including schools of groupers, snappers, tuna, and mackerel. As you explore the crystal-clear waters surrounding the island, be on the lookout for migrating dolphins and whales, adding a touch of serendipity to your experience. As you approach Pamilacan Island, marvel at the village chapel and a Spanish-built military outpost that once stood as a vigilant lookout for marauding pirates. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the island, highlighted by these historical landmarks.

Day 4: Day to yourself

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Snorkelling in Bohol

After breakfast at the resort, enjoy your day at leisure by relaxing on the beach or exploring the island at your own pace.

Day 5: Bohol Tour

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Tarsier in a tree

Start your day early in Corella to see rare tarsiers at the Tarsier Foundation. Proceed to Baclayon to see the Blood Compact site and a centuries-old stone church. Pass through the man-made mahogany forest on the way to the Chocolate Hills, geological wonders that look like candy drops. Hike to the viewpoint for stunning views before a cruise downstream on the Loboc River. Enjoy a delicious lunch onboard as you take in the sights. See historical and natural highlights of Bohol on this full-day private tour including roundtrip transportation, entrance fees, river cruise with lunch, and an English-speaking guide.

Day 6: Leisure day

Hinagdanan Cave Panglao Island Bohol Philippines

Hinagdanan Cave on Panglao Island

After breakfast at the resort, enjoy your day at leisure by relaxing on the beach or exploring the island at your own pace.

Day 7: To El Nido we go

Pangulasian Island Aerial View El Nido Philippines

Pangalusian Island

After breakfast, transfer to Panglao Airport for your flight to El Nido. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Panglusian Island Resort, where you will stay for the next four nights. The rest of the day is yours to do as your please.

Day 8 - 10: Free time on El Nido

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El Nido

Spend your time on El Nido at your leisure, whether you are by relaxing on the beach, exploring the island on your own, or partaking in the resort's scheduled complimentary activities.

Day 11: Off to Boracay

White beach Boracay Philippines

White Beach Boracay

After exploring the beautiful islands of El Nido, you will transfer to the small El Nido Airport for a short flight to Boracay Island. As your plane descends, you will get your first glimpse of Boracay's famous White Beach with its powdery white sand and crystal clear waters. Transfer to the Discovery Shores resort, where you will stay for five nights.

Day 12: Island Hopping tour

Puka Beach Boracay Philippines

Puka Beach

Start your day at 8:30AM with hotel pickup and briefing before spending the morning and early afternoon exploring Boracay's islands. Stops include snorkeling at Diniwid, Tambisaan, and Ilig-Iligan Beaches to see marine life up close. Visit Coral Garden (or Crocodile & Bolabog Beaches depending on season) and Puka Beach. Enjoy a buffet BBQ lunch on the boat. This 5-hour tour includes transfers, a boat ride, snorkel gear, a life vest, lunch, and an English-speaking guide. Relax and explore the natural beauty of Boracay.

Day 13: Free day on Boracay

Beaches Boracay Philippines

Today you can enjoy this tropical island paradise at your leisure. Relax on the soft sand beach under the shade of coconut palms, snorkel and swim in the calm blue waters, get pampered at the beachfront resort spa, explore Boracay's shops and restaurants, or join one of the many water activities like parasailing, kayaking, or sunset sailing.

Day 14: Eco-adventure tour in Antique, Tibiao

Kawa Giant Wok bath Philippines

Relax in a Kawa bath

After breakfast, set off for the underrated natural beauty of Tibiao in Antique. This eco-adventure tour takes your breath away with adrenaline-pumping activities surrounded by stunning scenery. Plunge into the cool Bugtong Bato River and trek to explore three waterfalls at Bugtong Bato. Get your heart racing with extreme whitewater tubing down the rapids. Relax after with a traditional "kawa" hot bath in a giant wok. This 8-hour tour includes transfers, entrance fees, lunch, tubing, fish spa, kawa bath, English-speaking guide, and transportation showcasing the highlights of this peaceful destination.

Day 15: Final day of leisure

Sailboats at sunset Boracay Philippines

Sailboats at sunset in Boracay

Spend your last full day on Boracay doing all the things you wanted to do, but didn't yet, whether its more relaxing, shopping, or watersports, the day is yours!

Day 16: Departure day

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Manila Skyline

After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to Boracay. Meet your driver at the resort and transfer to the Boracay airport for your short flight to Manila. Upon arrival, transfer to the International Airport to board your flight to home, or your next destination.

Day 17: Arrive home

Land back in your home country, fully relaxed from your immersive Philippines Island Hopping adventure.


Duration: 16 nights

Location: Philippines holidays, East and Southeast Asia

Price: £4695pp

From £4,695 pp based on two people sharing, excluding international flights.

The trip includes all accommodations and activities specified above. Rooms and meals are as follows:

  • 5 nights at Amorita Resort, Bohol - breakfast included.
  • 4 nights at Pangulasian Island Resort, El Nido– all inclusive.
  • 5 nights at Discovery Shores Resort, Boracay - breakfast included.

Also includes

  • All transfers, private guides, and fees where stated as included.
  • Activities and gear mentioned as included.
  • Ferry ticket from Cebu-Bohol

This trip excludes:

  • Single Supplements.
  • International flights to/from the Philippines.
  • Meals not mentioned as included.
  • Admission fees, activities and gear not mentioned as included.
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When to go to the Philippines

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January

January is a great time to visit the Philippines. It offers pleasant weather with cooler temperatures, making it ideal for exploring cities like Manila and experiencing the Sinulog Festival in Cebu. Waters are clear for diving and snorkelling.

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February

February continues the favourable weather, suitable for beach activities and island-hopping in Palawan. It's an excellent time for cultural events and exploring the Ifugao Rice Terraces.

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March

March is still a good time to visit, with comfortable temperatures. Enjoy the Panagbenga Festival in Baguio and explore the beaches of Boracay. Waters are perfect for water sports.

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April

April is ideal for island adventures and water sports. Explore the beaches of El Nido and enjoy the Pahiyas Festival in Lucban. It's warm but pleasant for outdoor activities.

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May

May is generally good, but it marks the beginning of the wet season in some regions. Enjoy the colorful Flores de Mayo celebrations and dive in Apo Reef.

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June

May is generally good, but it marks the beginning of the wet season in some regions. Enjoy the colorful Flores de Mayo celebrations and dive in Apo Reef.

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July

July continues the rainy season. Explore the lush rainforests of Mindanao and enjoy cultural experiences. Coastal activities are not advisable.

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August

August still sees rainfall, so focus on cultural experiences. Explore historical sites in Cebu and enjoy local festivals. Beach activities are limited.

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September

September provides pleasant weather with fewer crowds. Explore the cultural gems of Luzon, hike Mount Pulag, or immerse yourself in the rich history of Corregidor Island.

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October

October has some rainfall but is still good for travel. Attend cultural events in Manila, explore the culinary scene, and visit historical sites like Intramuros.

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November

November marks the start of the dry season in a few regions. Enjoy the beauty of Banaue Rice Terraces, dive in Apo Island, and explore the beaches of Bohol.

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December

December is a popular time to visit, with pleasant weather and festive celebrations. Experience Christmas traditions in the Philippines and enjoy the holiday spirit in cities like Manila and Cebu. Beach activities are great.

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