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5 spots left! The Philippines Itinerary March 26th to April 5th 2025: The Wander West Adventure

Day 1, 26th March - Welcome to the Philippines. Arrive in Manila airport and you will be transferred from the airport to our hotel to get some rest by the pool and recuperate after your long flights and prepare for the adventure ahead. Tonight we will have a group dinner so everyone can get to know each other. Overnight in Manila. Meal Plan: (Welcome dinner)

Day 2, 27th March - Manila. There is no need for an early rise today we’ll have a pretty chill morning so everyone can recharge after their travels. Have breakfast and relax. In the afternoon we will go out for a day tour of the historical attractions Manila has to offer dive deep into their local culture and learn a bit about Manila’s history. Afterwards we will go back to the hotel to freshen up before dinner and a night out to see what Manila’s nightlife has to offer. Overnight in Manila Meal plan: (Breakfast)

Day 3, 28th March - Coron. Relaxed morning and once everyone’s got breakfast and their morning coffee we set off for the airport to catch our flight to Coron. Once we arrive in Coron we will check into our hotel and chill a bit before a beautiful sunset trek, not to worry the trek is very moderate. Once the sun goes down we head back to the hotel to get ready for some dinner and drinks on our first night in Coron. Overnight in Coron Meal plan: (Breakfast)

Day 4, 29th March - Coron. Last night you got to see Coron’s nightlife today we go island hopping to explore the beautiful islands around Coron, we will visit Barracuda lake where we can snorkel or if your up for it try your hand at a bit of amateur free diving to see if you can see the large barracudas below from here we move onto Twin Lagoon where we can swim and relax in the beautiful crystal blue waters. Everyone will be hungry after all the swimming this morning so we’re off to have lunch on a beautiful white sand beach where everyone can fill their stomach’s, chill and maybe catch some rays. One last stop before we head back to the hotel to get ready for dinner and that’s the breath taking Kayangan Lake. Overnight in Coron. Meal plan: (Breakfast)

Day 5, 30th March - El Nido. After breakfast we will load up the vans as we have a long travel day to El Nido but the views in El Nido are well worth it. Once we arrive in El Nido we check into the hotel, drop off the bags and go straight to the beach where we can see a spectacular sunset and chill with a sundowner of course before dinner. Overnight in El Nido Meal plan: (Breakfast)

 Day 6, 31st March - El Nido. After breakfast today we are going to explore the amazing landscapes El Nido has to offer, we are going to hop on a boat to do some island hopping. Throughout the day we’ll see some amazing views, the bluest lagoons you’ve ever seen where we can go kayaking and get that perfect insta shot. A local lunch is also provided then everyone can decide if they want go snorkelling and look for more of those amazing aquatic creatures or maybe just lay on the beach with a coconut and soak up some rays. On the way back we’ll see the sunset from the boat, there will be some time to chill before everyone meets up again for dinner. Overnight in El Nido. Meal plan: (Breakfast and lunch)

Day 7, 1st April - El Nido. After a busy fun filled day yesterday I think today we deserve some time to chill out and relax a bit so why not do that on one of the most beautiful beaches the Philippines has to offer Nacpan beach, we will chill with a coconut and take in this beautiful beach. In the evening we have sunset with a twist as we’ll be doing a thrilling zipline during sunset, one to tick off the bucket list. Overnight in El Nido. Meal plan: (Breakfast)

Day 8, 2nd April - Isla Darocoton. Time to go off grid, today we take a short trip from El Nido to one of the most beautiful islands local families live on where we stay in incredible beach huts situated right on the beach, waken up to the sound of waves crashing what more could you want? Once we arrive everyone can drop their bags off then its time to grab a drink and chill on the beach. Overnight in Isla Darocton. Meal plan: (Breakfast)

Day 9, 3rd April - Isla Darocoton. Waking up to the crashing waves is amazing right? I know those sounds make it hard to get out of bed but time to grab some breakfast for energy as we’re going to snorkel out to view a shipwreck where we will see loads more marine life in crystal blue waters. We then go back and have a bit of time to chill before the locals give us a cooking class to see how they cook and prepare Filipino dishes; it’s crazy how resourceful Filipinos are and yes all the food we cook we get to eat for lunch. To digest the food, we set off on a short walking trip of the island to see how some of the locals live. In the evening we are going to gather around a bonfire under the stars. Overnight in Isla Darocton Meal plan: (Breakfast and lunch)

Day 10, 4th April - El Nido. Soak in the final morning waking up on the beach and grab some breakfast, we will then make the short trip back to El Nido. This one isn’t for the faint hearted, we’re going on a canopy tour where we see incredible views of El Nido. In the afternoon we will have some free time were you are free to do optional activities or just explore more of El Nido. It’s time for one last dinner with the gang, let’s cheers to having new friends for life. Overnight in El Nido. Meal plan: (Breakfast)

Day 11, 5th April - Departure. Some may stay some may go, we have a chilled checkout morning for those leaving before the van picks them up for their onward travels. Meal plan: (Breakfast)

Total cost €2100 per person sharing

**Please note this tour starts in Manila and ends in El Nido, you can book a direct flight from El Nido back to Manila if you international flight leave Manila**

What's included:

Airport transfers. All transport as per itinerary with modern vehicles. Internal flight from Manila to Coron. English speaking guide for all entire tour. All accommodation in 4* & 5* hotels and beach huts in Isla Darocoton.

NOT included:

International flights. Travel insurance. Meals not listed in the itinerary. Tips. Any extra activities and alcohol.

Fine print:

Please not itinerary may be subject to small changes due to any unforeseen circumstances that may arise. All rooms on all trips are shared, with 2 people in each room.

Terms and conditions:

If you are happy with the itinerary and want to go ahead. A deposit of €500 will be required to secure your booking within upon confirmation of spot. This deposit is non-refundable. The deposit is non-refundable due to several important factors. When you book a place on the tour, I immediately begin the process of planning and preparing for your journey. These preparations often involve upfront costs that are incurred from the moment your booking is confirmed. In addition, by requiring a non-refundable deposit, I aim to ensure that all participants are committed to the trip. 

The balance of €1600 will be due 10 weeks before trip start date. (15th of January 2025) You can make the payments in instalments after the deposit is paid if that suits you. With regards to a refund the balance of your payment €1600, I can refund this minus your deposit up 10 weeks before the trip should you have an emergency and need to cancel. Anything closer than 10 weeks, and I cannot refund you

I suggest you take out comprehensive travel-insurance when you book the tour that covers trip cancellations, that way should you have to cancel you are covered, you will get a full pay out from your insurance company.

I am really excited to have you all on this trip and share how beautiful the Philippines are and show you how special this country is.

Brenda x


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