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Where to go in an island nation that is made up of around 7,000 islands is a question that everybody wonders about. With an incredible number of experiences, UNESCO heritage landmarks, adventure activities, it is a must to know which places to include in your
Philippines tour packages and things that you must absolutely try while here! 

With Thrillophilia your
Philippines tour is going to be nothing short of an amazing memory. Our experienced travel designers ensure that we create the best packages for you that include all the top destinations, activities, and experiences. We pride on our packages being amongst the best yet they don’t set you back as far as the price is concerned. You will always find an exciting deal or offer running to make travel affordable yet exciting for everyone.

Whatever your vacation style, you will find a
Philippines holiday package that’s perfect for you. We include super fun activities like volcano tourism, underwater river cruises, and exploration of natural cave pools for the adrenaline junkies.

For those who love unique destinations, our packages include destinations 2000-year-old rice terraces, places where coffins hang on cliffs, and waterfalls that have water so blue that it seems to glow. Not to mention food tours, amazing nightlife and traditional art form experiences that are included in our package options like Adventurous Philippines, Highlights of Philippines, 5-day budget tour package, and many more. We promise you a dream like vacation with the best price guaranteed.

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Philippines Island Hopping Tour | Cebu-bohol-palawan-el Nido 8D/7N ₹ 73000 4.0 star View Details
Highlights of Philippines in 8 Days 2021 | Flat 15% off 8D/7N ₹ 59000 5.0 star View Details
5 Days Budget Tour Package of Philippines 2021 | Flat 20% off 5D/4N ₹ 44000 5.0 star View Details
Adventurous Philippines in 8 Days 2021 | Flat 22% off 8D/7N ₹ 59000 5.0 star View Details
7 Days Exciting Philippines Tour Package 2021 | Flat 20% off 7D/6N ₹ 53000 5.0 star View Details
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Philippines Island Hopping Tour | Cebu-bohol-palawan-el Nido
Philippines Island Hopping Tour | Cebu-bohol-palawan-el Nido



Trip Overview:In 8 days experience some highlights of the Philippines. Starting in Bohol, travel to the tranquillity of the Chocolate Hills where you can enjoy the view of the grassy hills that span far into the horizon.Get up close and personal with the whale sharks in Oslob before heading to the beautiful El Nido for an exciting island hopping experience.This tour ends in the Underground River, one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature and UNESCO World Heritage Site.Brief Travel ItineraryDay 1: ARRIVE TAGBILARAN BOHOL – PANGLAO ISLANDDay 2: CHOCOLATE HILLS BOHOLDay 3: BOHOL – FERRY TO CEBU – CEBU AND MACTAN SIGHTSEEINGDay 4: OSLOB WHALE SHARKSDay 5: CEBU – FLY TO EL NIDODay 6: EL NIDO ISLAND HOPPINGDay 7: EL NIDO – SABANGDay 8: UNDERGROUND RIVER – DEPART PUERTO PRINCESABest time to visitIt’s possible to do this tour year-round. However, the best season is from November to April.

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Highlights of Philippines in 8 Days 2021 | Flat 15% off Featured
Highlights of Philippines in 8 Days 2021 | Flat 15% off



- The Philippines happens to be an abode that is home to numerous small and big islands and a plethora of natural fascinations that will just wave your mind and soul. It is such a wonderful place that perfectly suits any and every kind of tourist. - On the first day of the trip, you will be transferred to the hotel after you arrive at the airport. After spending some time in your hotel room, you can head out for a stroll around the city as well as spend some time in the spa taking a relaxing session or else go shopping. - You can check out from the hotel and then travel back to Manila Airport and then board a flight to Puerto Princesa. Once you arrive, you can check in to the hotel and then spend the day in a luxurious atmosphere. You can spend most of the time relishing the amenities at the hotel like spending time at the swimming pool or taking massages at the spa. - On the third day of the trip, you can explore the wildlife in Puerto Princesa underground river national park and get to witness thriving wildlife all around you. Post lunch, you can head back to the city for some exploration tour. - On the fourth day of the trip, you can have your breakfast and then drive to El Nido Islands. You can spend the day as per your wish. You can spend time at leisure with your loved ones enjoying the wonderful beauty of nature. - On the day 5 of the tour, you will get to spend the day taking part in some water-based adventure activities like snorkelling, diving and exploring the pristine beaches. - On the day 6 of the tour, you will be spending the day at leisure in El Nido along with your loved ones. - On the day 7 of the tour, you will be heading back to Manila and then check in to the hotel. In the evening you can go out for an exploration tour or else going partying in some clubs and try out luck at the casino games. - On the last day of the tour, you will pack your bags and then head out to your hometown after spending some amazing days in a wonderful abode. 

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5 Days Budget Tour Package of Philippines 2021 | Flat 20% off Featured
5 Days Budget Tour Package of Philippines 2021 | Flat 20% off



- The Philippines is not only a beautiful country but also a wonderful adventure destination for adventure seekers. Coming over to this place, you will get to spend some wonderful time as well as get a chance to make some unforgettable memories exploring the pristine coastline and vibrant city. - On this tour, you will be arriving at Manila International Airport on day one. You will be assisted by our agents for the transfer to the hotel that has been pre-booked for the stay. Once you are done with all the check-in formalities, you can spend some time in relaxation before heading out for the evening cruise ride. - On the next day of the tour, you will be taking an exploration tour of the city and will be visiting the Rizal Park, iconic memorial and citadel, Fort Santiago, Manila Ocean Park and live shows and marine life displays.- On the third day of the tour, you will be heading out to Boracay. Once you arrive at the next destination, you will be assisted for the transfer to the hotel that has been booked for the stay. You can spend the rest of the day in leisure or else go out for a city tour in the evening hours with your loved ones. - On the next day of the tour, you will head out for sightseeing out of Boracay. On this day, you will be starting with the island hopping tour as well as opt to take part in some water-based adventure activities like Sea diving, kayaking, surfing, etc. - On the last day of the tour, you can have your breakfast at the hotel. Then you can pack your bags as well as all your unforgettable moments with your loved ones and proceed on the return journey. Our agents will assist you in the transfer to the airport. 

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Adventurous Philippines in 8 Days 2021 | Flat 22% off Featured
Adventurous Philippines in 8 Days 2021 | Flat 22% off



- Home to the gorgeous beaches, incredible diving sites, and underground rivers, the Philippines sit like a haven on the face of Earth. The vibrant festivities and unique dishes served here are bound to make your day and night totally alluring. So get ready to experience thrill and excitement like never before by booking the Adventurous Philippines 8 Days trip.- Begin your first day by arriving at the Puerto Princesa International airport from where our representative will transfer you to the hotel. After checking-in at the hotel, you’ll spend the entire day relaxing and enjoying the beauty of this beautiful city.- On the second day, you’ll get set to explore Puerto Princesa. You’ll start the tour by visiting Palawan Wildlife Rescue, which is a mini zoo. You’ll then visit Mitra Farm that is located at Sta. Monica and offers incredible views. After this, you’ll explore the famous beaches of Puerto Princesa that are known for their serene views.- Start your third day by having a delicious breakfast and then set out for a full-day tour of Honda Bay Island. The islands you’ll visit on this tour are Starfish Island, Cowrie Island, and Luli Island, where you can try some of the most adventurous water sports activities. - On the fourth day, you can explore the local sites of Puerto Princesa, and you can also enjoy shopping at the local market.- Kickstart your fifth day by setting out for shark and whale watching and swimming with them in Oslob. Next, you’ll visit Kawasan Falls, which is the perfect site for swimming.- On the sixth day, you’ll explore the beautiful city of Cebu that is known for its incredible culture and history. - Enjoy the splendid beauty of Boracay on the seventh day that is a small island stretched in seven kilometres. Some of the popular sites that you’ll visit here are Diniwid Beach, Illig-Iligan Beach, Coral Garden, and Starfish garden.- Bid adieu to the Philippines on the eighth day and head over to your home town by catching a flight.

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7 Days Exciting Philippines Tour Package 2021 | Flat 20% off Featured
7 Days Exciting Philippines Tour Package 2021 | Flat 20% off



- The Philippines is widely known for being a secret getaway to some of the most exotic and happening beaches of the whole world. Apart from beaches, you will also get to see its wonderful places of tourist interest, vibrant nightlife, adventure sports and much more. - On the very first day of the trip, you will be arriving at Manila Airport and then you will be transferred to the hotel that has been pre-booked for your stay. You can freshen up and then head out for a walking tour around the old towns. You can visit Manila Ocean Park or else a short hiking trail. You can spend the rest of the day in leisure. - On the next day of the trip, you will be checking out from Manila and then driving to Puerto Princesa. You will be transferred to the hotel where you can spend some time in rejuvenation along with your loved ones. - On the third day of the trip, you will have a delicious breakfast and then spend time exploring the coastal city. You will be visiting Subterranean National Park, taking part in some water-based adventure sports, and head out on some hiking trails.- On the fourth day of the trip, you can have your breakfast and then drive to El Nido Islands. You can spend the day as per your wish. You can spend time in relaxation as well as chilling out with your friends. - Once you are done with your breakfast, you can head out for a tour that includes an exotic barbeque lunch. You will spend time snorkelling, diving and exploring the pristine beaches.- On the day 6 of the trip, you will be joining another tour of the islands with an expert tour guide to explore the secret lagoons and beaches. You can choose to spend time diving as well as sighting the enchanting marine life.  - On the last day of the tour, you can have your breakfast and then pack your bags for the return journey. You need to check out from the hotel and then head out in the direction of the airport from where you will catch your flight back home. Hopefully, this journey will end with a smile and loads of memories that will cherish all through your life. 

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Philippines Sightseeing Tour with Hiking and Canyoning
Philippines Sightseeing Tour with Hiking and Canyoning



Beaches, Culture, Water Activities, Lifestyle, Nature, Adventure and what not, Philippines is the best destination for any tourist.With some of the best destinations like Boracay, Cebu, Manila, Puerto Princesa, Philippines never let the visitors down and this makes tourism one of the most important sector in the Philippines.Hiking up on the Volcano, Underground River boating, canyoning in Kawasan Falls are some of the fun activities you will surely enjoy here.So pack your bags to travel to this beautiful island with rich history and culture.
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6 Days Philippines Tour Package 2021 | Flat 16% off Featured
6 Days Philippines Tour Package 2021 | Flat 16% off



- The Philippines can be described as a country that has got impressive shorelines, coral reefs, stunning islands, divine places of worship and some pristine beaches. Coming over to this place with your loved ones, you can spend time in relaxation as well as get spoiled taking part in various water-based adventure activities. - Looking for a tour package for a trip in the Philippines, book our Philippines tour packages from Mumbai. The Philippines is home to various impressive shorelines, coral reefs, pristine beaches, stunning islands, and pilgrim places. It is moreover a very outstanding place of interest offering plenty of options for tourists like nature, wildlife, and nightlife. The overall public is uncommonly warm and agreeable, and they won't hesitate to go the extra mile to see a smile all over your face.- On the first day of the tour, you will be arriving in Manila and then you will be greeted by our representatives who will take you to the hotel that has been booked for the stay. You can spend the rest of the day in leisure. - On the next day of the tour, you will relish a wonderful breakfast at the hotel and then head out for a tour of Tagaytay city. You will be visiting Taal Lake, Taal Volcano, Gingerbread House, Sonya's Garden, Mahogany Market, Good Shepherd, Picnic Grove, etc. - On the next day of the tour, you will be checking out from the hotel and then heading out for the airport to board a flight to Puerto Princesa. Once you arrive at the new destination, you will be received by our agents and then they will take you to the hotel that has been booked for the stay. You can go out for a short evening tour with your loved ones. - On the next day of your trip, you will be visiting Honda Bay's white-sandy beaches, underwater gardens, bat sanctuary, and picnic grove. You can also take part in a number of water sports activities at Luli Island, Cowrie Island and Starfish Island.- On the next day of the tour, you will be heading in the direction of Lwahig, which is home to more than a thousand fireflies and has got a rich mangrove ecosystem. - On the last day of the tour, you can check out from the hotel and then head out to your hometown with a bag full of happy memories that you will cherish all through your life. 

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10 Days Philippines Adventure Tour with Snorkeling and Surfing Featured
10 Days Philippines Adventure Tour with Snorkeling and Surfing



Destinations Covered:Cebu, Moalboal, Kawasan Waterfall, Siquijor Island, Siargao IslandStart Point:Mactan–Cebu International AirportEnd Point:Siargao IslandAbout the TourA beautiful country in Southeastern Asia, this 10-day tour of the Philippines starts with your arrival at the Cebu Airport. After a leisurely day, the trip leads you to the amazing Moalboal for a Sardine Snorkeling run, a boat trip and for enjoying the crazy nightlife of the place. The next day will see you going to the beautiful cascades of Kawasan Waterfalls. The trip then heads out in the direction of the Siquijor Island, where you can meet the faith healers, enjoy hiking in the hills, explore caves and spend an amazing time at the beach. Going to Siargao island, you would be preparing yourself for multiple days of surfing, snorkeling, and many other adventure activities, all at one place. Highlights:- Go snorkeling with Sardines and Turtles- Visit the traditional faith healers- Explore stunning caves and waterfalls- Enjoy a raging beach party
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Tour of Cebu and Bohol in Philippines
Tour of Cebu and Bohol in Philippines



About the Activity:Fixed departure: EverydayUse the opportunity of 5 day long tour to explore the beautiful islands of Cebu and Bohol in Philippines and feel the charm of this country.Get picked up from Cebu airport and transferred to your accommodation where you can set out to explore the city.Indulge in an elaborate tour to the twin cities, Cebu and Mactan where you can find some of the famous temples, shrines, forts and basilica.Enjoy a ferry ride to Bohol, a countryside that houses the Chocolate Hills, a man-made forest and Tarsiers, a unique species of animal.This package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip.

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Philippines Honeymoon Package 2021: Book Now @ Flat 20% off SPECIAL OFFERS
Philippines Honeymoon Package 2021: Book Now @ Flat 20% off


With its well-planned itinerary, the Philippines honeymoon package seeks to deliver the best holiday at the archipelago for you and your loved one. From comprehensive sightseeing tours to a plethora of fun activities, the tour package makes sure that you leave the country with some of the best memories of your lifetime. Spanning across 7 days and 6 nights, the honeymoon tour package is designed to let you explore the islands at a leisurely and comfortable pace. Although primarily set in Cebu, the package includes tours of two major islands here- Boracay and Oslob Cebu. Spend your day at Oslob Cebu spotting whales or diving with the mighty creatures of the ocean, while your time at Boracay will be spent touring the major attractions of the island. A host of extremely fun activities are included in the package as whales, such as snorkeling and island hopping. The tour package also offers plenty of leisure days to make sure that you can enjoy the beauty of the Philippines at your own pace. You can use the free days exploring the fantastic romantic packages offered by your hotel. Alternatively, you could also spend these days touring the local attractions around Cebu, or spend a lovely time by the glorious beaches here with your loved one.

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At first, I was nervous about this as this is my first international solo trip but the company I booked Thrillophilia and the team was professional they encourage and ensured that the trip was good which makes me felt comfortable and booked it... Yes, the package I chose was my dream destination and the booking price they offeres was matched with my budget, and the trip duration also was exactly what I am looking for. Right from the airport I was received by the friendly representative and even helps me with the documentation part and checked in at the pre-booked hotel. The hotel they selected was beautiful with all facilities and hospitable staff. The picked-up and dropped-off were exactly on-time. The staff was always there to help with all our needs and as well if there is any problem they solved it in real-time. The daily tours were well-organized and well-managed the main part of my trip was the sightseeing in Manila, evening cruise ride, and 100% the tour to Boracay which we indulged in many different water-based activities like Sea-diving, Kayaking, Banana ride, jet-ski, and lots more activities at the beaches and had great leisure time with pictures clicked...KUDOS
I'm so glad that I took this trip with Thrillophilia they organized our trip beautifully!!! It was a family trip but still, we didn't face any kind of a problem at all the entire 8 days instead we enjoyed the trip like anything the highlight of our trip was the visiting to the islands, on this trip we indulged in water-sports adventure activities like snorkeling, scuba diving and had great leisure time and feel the beauty of the place with the stunning views from the pristine beaches... Hotels they arranged for us gave us a luxury experience the staff there were very professional and friendly with great hospitalities and service...Picked-up and drop were on time always, Special thanks to the team for helping and guide us the entire trip with perfection... We missed nothing form the package we booked and to be honest we get more than we are expected...
Such an amazing decision we've made!!! our trip was well-organized by Thrillophilia, We are happy with the itinerary they make for us, the service they provided to us the entire trip was absolutely great. By the way, our trip was out of this world, beyond expectations. What a rich and beautiful culture, country, and people. We had everything set-up perfectly by the professional. Once arriving at the country we have received a warm welcome from the wonderful staff and the driver. The hotel they booked for us was luxurious. Very thoughtful activities they arranged for us... Incredibly we explored the Puerto Princesa Honda Bay's the white sandy beaches and the surrounding areas were truly beautiful we had a great time in snorkeling, Scuba-diving, etc, Amazing visit to the different islands and an unforgettable trip to Iwahig witness the fireflies was such an amazing expereince...The whole tour was safe and enjoyable...
A very memorable trip we had in the Philippines, to be honest, wasn't sure about this trip and what to expect but this turns out to be a big surprise for us. Beautiful place and kind-hearted people, The one who looks after my trip was extremely helpful and responsive to all my questions, queries, and concerns during my trip. The itinerary was well-planned and included all requirements, surely we had everything from the itinerary and we enjoy our leisure time in Manila Ocean Park, market, a food tour, and nearby hotel sightseeing... We witness alot of things on this trip...
The agent I spoke for my trip planning and who helps me out with the booking was very kind, polite, and professional helps to organize the perfect family vacation trip to the Philippines which was incredibly helpful...They planned with a detailed itinerary and answered all of our endless questions...The trip was in a budget and the services were simply amazing...The trip goes as per the itinerary and the arrangements and the activities came with the package were beyond our expectations...All the 5-days trip was full of joy, happiness, and surprises...We get more than enough than what we are truly expected
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  1. What are the famous places to see in the Philippines?

    1. Vigan: An architectural and historic masterpiece, the 16th-century UNESCO protected Vigan is a preserved Spanish town, the only one in Asia to exist and one of the best places to include in your Philippines tour package.

    The buildings, streets, plazas, cathedrals here all have Chinese and European influences, an extremely rare combination. This place that was one of the stops on the Silk Route, houses heritage houses, Syquia Mansion Museum, the 15th-century Bantay Church Bell Tower, etc. Don’t miss to enjoy Ilocos cuisine, go on a weaving & pottery tour, and shop at the Hidden Garden.

    Location: Northern part of the Luzon island.
    Timings: Can be visited anytime.

    2. Chocolate Hills: Often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world, Chocolate Hills’ appearance is as intriguing as their name and must be a part of your Philippines tour! This is a cluster of 1268 hills with all of them having the same cone shape, a phenomenon that has baffled geologists.

    Ranging from 30-120 metres in height, these hills change their appearance depending on the season. While they are lush green in the rains, the dry season turns them into brown-coloured mounds looking like chocolate!

    Location: Bohol province.
    Timings: Can be visited anytime.

    3. Sagada: One of the most intriguing places that must be included in your Philippines tour package, Sagada is famous for its rugged mountainous landscape and lush valleys.

    The most-visited attraction here is the 2000-year-old hanging coffins at Echo Valley that are placed on the face of the cliffs. Don’t miss to see the 60 humongous limestone caves here and their rock formations and the Blue Soil Hills that have an unearthly appearance of a blue powder strewn over brown rocks.

    Location: Mountain Province, North Luzon.
    Timings: Can be visited anytime.

    4. Banaue Rice Terraces: These almost 2000-year-old rice terraces are often described as unparalleled natural living phenomena and must be a part of your Philippines tour package.

    They were not only carved by the traditional Ifugao tribes using only the basic tools but are also kept alive by an irrigation system, quite sophisticated technique for that time that continues even now. Extending for around 20,000 kilometres, this UNESCO Heritage Site is still in use by the locals.

    Location: Ifugao-Mountain Province Road, Banaue.

    5. Rizal Park: Dedicated to the national hero of the Filipino people, Dr. Jose Rizal, this park is a beautiful green oasis that is seeped deep in history, making it one of the best places to include in your Philippines tour package.

    Spread over 60-hectares, it has landscaped flowering Japanese and Chinese gardens, a huge stadium, an open-air amphitheatre, and a 3D map of the Philippines. There are several food shacks for you to enjoy local street food and horse riding facilities. Every evening, a dancing musical fountain show is put up, that’s a must-see for all the energy and colours.

    Location: Ermita, 1000 Metro Manila.
    Timings: Every day from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm.

    6. San Agustin Church: This Roman Catholic Baroque-style church is a stunning remnant from the 16-century that’s survived the Second World War and numerous earthquakes. The beautiful architecture of high frescos, painted ceilings, sunken panels, and intricately carved pillars is further accentuated by the surreal notes of the pipe organ music that always plays here.

    The highlights here are the baroque carved in pineapple motifs, the ancient crucifix, ivory choir seats, and 16 chandeliers brought from Paris. There is a museum inside the church complex that houses artworks of the Augustinian monks that are a beautiful juxtaposition of nature and science with religion.

    Location: General Luna, 1002 Metro Manila, St. Manila.
    Timings: Every day from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

    7. Taal Volcano: One of the most active volcanoes of the Philippines along with its caldera filled lake definitely warrants a visit and must be included in your Philippines tour package. Not only does that fact that this volcano has erupted more than 40 times, but also because of the stunning views that it offers, Taal Volcano ranks high on any itinerary.

    Visitors can hike or horse ride up till the rim of the crater that offers close inside views of the crater. The lake is a great place to boat and bathe in the cool waters. There are several lush groves here that serve as picnic spots with surrounding panoramic views.

    Location: Talisay and San Nicolas Batangas.
    Timings: Can be visited anytime.

    8. Kawasan Falls: Known for its shimmering blue waters, Kawasan Falls is a cluster of 3 falls that’s amongst the most popular places here and must be a part of your Philippines tour. The unearthly glowing blue waters are explained by the presence of limestone deposits and allures people from all over the world.

    You can hike up to the top of the falls to get panoramic views of the entire length of the falls as well as the surrounding lush scenery. There are several small pools here perfect for a long cool dip or simply relax. The surrounding rocky outcrops allow cliff jumping and canyoneering here from a height of around 60 ft., the perfect adventure for those who love a rush of adrenaline.

    Location: Badian, Cebu.
    Timings: Always accessible.
  2. What are the best things to do in the Philippines?

    1. Take a Manila food trip: CNN has labelled the Philippines as one of the top food destinations in the world and rightly so! One of the best food tours here happens in Manila that takes you to 8 restaurants and lets you explore several dishes ranging from appetizers, main courses, and desserts.

    Some of the most exotic dishes that you can try on this tour include Chicken/Pork adobo (meats stewed in soy sauce), Bulalo (beef soup with fish sauce), Kare Kare (a rich oxtail stew), Sinigang (tamarind flavoured shrimps), and Halo-Halo (a mixed dessert of ice cream, banana, jello, and cereal). This signature experience must be a part of your Philippines trip package.

    Price: Approximately Rs. 3,700 per person.

    2. Take a tour of an underground river: This UNESCO protected site is a marvellous underground paradise that’ll transport you to a different realm altogether and must be a part of your Philippines tour.

    Though the river is 8.2 kilometres long, tourists are allowed to explore only half of this length. The river snakes beneath limestone cliffs, rock formations, and caves giving you an amazing unearthly feeling of being deep inside the bowels of the earth. You can spot rare plants along with giant spiders, bats, snakes, crabs, and swallows here.

    Price: Approximately Rs. 3,500 per person.

    3. Take an island hopping tour: With its 7,000 islands, it’s difficult to choose which islands to visit and the ones to leave out. There are several island tours here that stretch from 13-15 days that take you to some of the most paradisiacal Filipino islands.

    From the chic island of Manila to Siquijor island famous for its caves & waterfalls, Bohol island famous for the Chocolate Hills, Panglao island famous for its coral reefs and watersports, etc. These tours also include activities like beach bonfires, drinks nights, and watersports, and will make your Philippines trip package worthwhile.

    Price: Approximately Rs. 1.20 lacs per person.

    4. Enjoy a nightlife tour: One of the best cities to enjoy a night tour in Manila, famous for its chic bars and lively verve.

    These nightlife tours, an essential part of Philippines trip packages, are customised according to your interest and include super fun things like a visit to the best dance clubs to enjoy live music, cabaret & performances, sunset dinner cruise on Manila Bay, visit a comedy bar, casino trip, visit a bayside cocktail lounge, etc. Not only do these tours include your drinks and dinner for the day but also include limousine transfers to make your experience memorable.

    Price: Approximately Rs. 8,400 per person for an 8-hour tour.

    5. Go shopping: Besides all the branded stuff, the Philippines is a great place to enrich your collection of indigenous artwork, handicrafts, masks, etc. The island nation is famous for its beautiful and intricately carved wooden salad bowls, coconut shell fridge magnets, photo frames made from Manila hemp, tribal woven baskets, brass jars, wooden crucifixes, and traditional batik textiles.

    Don’t miss to pick up skirts made of pineapple fibre, jewellery made from bones & pearls, and musical instruments like handmade guitars, ukulele, and mandolin. Some of the best places to pick these things up are the street markets of Cebu, Manila, Davao, and Marawi.

    Price: Shopping starts for as low as Rs. 500.

    6. Climb an active volcanic mountain: For those who love trekking, this activity takes the adventure up by notches! Imagine passing through lush vegetable farms, rugged trails, and grasslands up till the lava wall of Mayon Volcano, one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines.

    This 2-day trek takes you close to the loose cinder and lava sand, which is an amazing experience in itself. Other fun things added to this include ATV rides, zip-lining, and night camping.

    Price: Approximately Rs. 6,000 per person.
  3. What is the best time to visit the Philippines?

    The dry season (November-April) is the best time to enjoy the beauty and experiences that the Philippines has to offer. The temperatures range between 24-30°C that is pleasant enough to be outdoors and enjoy watersports. Since there is low rainfall, all the islands remain accessible with the least amount of uncomfortable humidity.
  4. How to reach the Philippines?

    The Philippines receives the majority of international flights at its Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Manila) and Mactan International Airport (Cebu). These airports receive direct flights from the UK, Ireland, The US, Canada, South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, etc.

    If you are travelling from Malaysia, you can opt for ferries running between Zamboanga City and Sandakan, Sabah.

    There are no direct flights between India and the Philippines. You need to take a flight via Bangkok, Singapore, or Kuala Lumpur to reach the international airport at Manila. Several carriers like Air Asia, Silk Air, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, etc. fly daily from major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, etc.
  5. How much time does it take to get a visa to the Philippines?

    The processing of a tourist visa to the Philippines takes approximately 15 days.
  6. What is the cost of a tourist visa in the Philippines?

    A single-entry tourist visa costs approximately Rs. 4,600. This includes all taxes and the consulate application fees.
  7. Do Indian passport holders need a visa for the Philippines?

    Yes, Indian citizens need a visa for the Philippines and are issued a visa that’s valid for 14 days that can be further extended for 7 days.
  8. How much does a trip to the Philippines cost?

    The shortest trip of 3 nights and 4 days that includes stays in cities like Manila, Puerto Princesa, etc., seeing the main islands, watersports, and adventures like underwater cave exploration, beachside dining, food, accommodation, etc. will approximately cost around Rs. 45,000 per person.
  9. Is the Philippines expensive for tourists?

    It depends on your vacation style. If you love staying in luxury resorts, enjoy gourmet food, and want to experience the best of adventures, the trip will cost around Rs. 5,000 per day.

    If you want to experience more and yet spend less, you can opt for a backpacking-style vacation where you stay in hostels or small guesthouses and treat yourself to more street food. This way, you can cut your cost by almost a half.
  10. What's the currency of the Philippines?

    The currency of the Philippines is piso or the Philippine peso. One peso makes around 1.53 Indian rupees.
  11. How many days are enough in the Philippines?

    The minimum recommended stay duration of your Philippines tour package is around 6-7 days to explore an island nation as diverse and vast as the Philippines. This time is great to see islands, absorb the beautiful culture, indulge in adventure & watersports, and try the huge range of native cuisines available here.
  12. Which are the best islands to visit in the Philippines?

    1. Siargao Island: A place that’s known as one of the best islands in the world and the surfing capital of the Philippines, must be a part of your Philippines holiday package. The major attraction here is the Sohoton Cove lagoons along with its pristine tidal pools, pristine beaches, and coconut thickets.

    2. El Nido Island: One of the most stunning islands here, El Nido is loved for its gorgeous secluded beaches, forest-covered limestone hills, and turquoise-blue expanses of water. Enjoy kayaking, scuba diving, free diving, and shopping at its vibrant flea markets.

    3. Boracay Island: Long white sandy beaches, gorgeous sunsets, fresh ocean breeze, and stunning green waters, that’s what Boracay Island is known for. It is famous for its beachside nightlife, shopping, seafood, and watersports.

    4. Balabac Islands: A cluster of around 31 beautiful islands known for their blue waters and stark white sandy beaches, these islands are known for their adventure & watersport activities. Don’t miss to visit Cayman Island known for its pink-hued sandy beaches.

    5. Batanes Islands: These remote islands that were shaped by volcanoes and typhoons are famous for their lush hillside landscape, rocky cliffs, and sparkling waters and must be included in your Philippines tour package. Don’t miss to see traditional stone houses and ancient lighthouses.
  13. Which are the famous monuments to visit in the Philippines?

    1. MacArthur Landing monument: Dedicated to the returning of General MacArthur to the Philippines and his contributions to the Second World War, this monument was made in 1977 at Leyte. You will see the swashbuckling life-size figurines of the General and his men standing in a man made pool here.

    2. Sandugo Shrine: This is one of the most intriguing monuments in the Philippines that translates to ‘one blood’ and must be a part of your Philippines holiday package. Located in Bohol, this shrine and figures of 5 men raising a toast depict the treaty of friendship between the Filipino and Spanish civilisations.

    3. Fort Santiago: Located in Manila, this 15th-century citadel was built by the Spanish navigator Miguel Legazpi and is named after Saint James. The astonishing architecture of the fort, a must-include in your Philippines holiday package, is separated by a moat from the city and still has remains of the walls, bastions, and a dungeon that housed prisoners.

    4. Mactan Shrine: This larger-than-life 20-metre high statue of Lapu Lapu, a native Filipino leader who defeated the Spanish forces, is one of the top historical monuments here and must be a part of your Philippines tour package. The statue is built on the exact site of the historic battle and is a must-visit.
  14. Which are the famous cities to explore in the Philippines?

    1. Manila: The capital city of the Philippines, for its historic architecture & chic atmosphere, is a must be a part of your Philippines tour. Visit the fascinating 15th-century Intramuros, enjoy shark encounters at the Manila Ocean Park, shop at the Divisoria flea market, and see the grand architecture of the Manila Cathedral.

    2. Davao: This vibrant city, a must-include in your Philippines holiday package, has amazing attractions like the Eden National Park that has the Flower Garden, an amphitheatre, Mayumi’s Well, etc.

    Malagos Garden Resort that’s famous for its exotic birds & butterflies, and the Chocolate Museum. Other must-visit places include the Crocodile Park, Philippines Eagle Centre, and Jack’s Ridge vantage point famous for its views and coffees.

    3. Dumaguete: Also known as the ‘City of the Gentle People’, is loved for its beachfront vistas and relaxed atmosphere and must be included in your Philippines travel package. Some of the best things to do here include dolphin tours, swimming with the turtles, seeing its beautiful waterfalls, and the best of all- swimming in the crater of a volcano.

    4. Iloilo: Often referred to as the ‘Heart of the Philippines’, Iloilo is bestowed with rich natural beauty and heritage landmarks and is a great addition to your Philippines travel package. Head to Garin farm to enjoy a spiritual retreat & adventure sports, visit Molo Church to see Greek icons & its coral walls, and taste the world-famous La Paz Batchoy (a meat and noodle soup).
  15. Which are the best cultural experiences in the Philippines?

    The Philippines is one of the most toured countries in the world and one of the reasons for it is the rich culture of the country. Few things which one should do in order to understand the culture here are:
    - Visit Historical Sites- Corregidor Island and Fort Santiago are a couple historical sites in the Philippines. One gets to learn a lot about the historical culture of the country and how it has shaped the present of Philippines.
    - Visiting Churches- an integral part of any society's culture is religion. The best possible way to understand a society and their traditions is by getting to know their religious culture.
    - Filipino Fiestas- it is the best way to understand the culture in the Philippines. The Filipino Fiestas are the cultural festivals held in different parts of the country which is all about Filipino culture and tradition.
  16. Which are the places to visit on an island hopping tour in the Philippines?

    The Philippines has over seven thousand islands and it is not possible to visit each one of them. So tourists can go island hopping where they spend a few hours or a day on one island then move to another. Some of the must-visit islands that should definitely be a part of your island hopping tour are:
    - El Nido, Palawan Island
    - Coron Island
    - Camiguin
    - Moalboal in Cebu
    - Hundred Islands
    - Pundaquit
    - Manila, capital of Philippines
    - Samal in Davao Delhi Norte
    - Isla de Gigantes bear Carles, Iloilo.
  17. Where can I visit the gorgeous rice terraces in the Philippines?

    The gorgeous rice terraces present in the Philippines is regarded as a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of it's the cultural aspect. Banaue rice terraces are one of the most famous ones present here which is a must visit for all tourists. Some of the places where one can see such rice terraces are:
    - Batad Rice Terraces
    - Bangaan Rice Terraces
    - Mayoyao Rice Terraces
    - Hungduan Rice Terraces
    - Nagacadan Rice Terraces
    - Ifugao Rice Terraces.
  18. Which are the best pilgrimage tours in the Philippines?

    The Philippines is not a very diverse country and the majority of the people residing here follow the same religion. Christianity is the most widely followed religion here. The Philippines is a very religious country and the residents of Philippines take a lot of pride in their religion.

    The religious history of the country is very rich and over the course of time, some outstanding religious places have been built in the Philippines. The specialty of the churches and cathedrals of Philippines are the architectural beauty of it. The best places for pilgrimage tours in the Philippines are:
    - San Agustin Church
    - Manila Cathedral
    - Lipa Cathedral
    - Quiapo Church.
  19. Which are the most popular trekking tours in the Philippines?

    The Philippines is a country which has been blessed by a number of hills and terrains. Many people visit the country in order to experience the trek available in the Philippines. The trek offered here is very adventurous and probably one of the most exciting treks in Asia.

    The best thing about trekking in the Philippines is that one gets to observe nature from a very close proximity. One starts appreciating its beauty after going on a trek here. Some places in the Philippines where one can go on a trekking tour are:

    - Banaue
    - Sagada
    - Itogon
    - Cuenca
    - Bakun.

  20. Should I visit Manila in the Philippines? What are the things to do there?

    Manila is a must for any person visiting the Philippines. It is the capital of the country and also the most densely populated city of Philippines. Since it is a major city of Philippines, there are several things which one can do in Manila. Some of those things are:

    -  Sightseeing
    - being the capital of Philippines, Manila is a city which is filled with some outstanding tourist attractions. The Rizal Park and the Manila Ocean Park are a must if one is visiting Manila.
    - Museums- Manila is a city which is very rich in art. One can witness this artistic feature of the city by visiting any of the many museums present here. Ayala Museum, the Mind Museum and the National Museum of Philippines are some of the best museums to visit in Manila.
    - Activities- there are quite a few activities which one can do Manila. There are several trampoline parks here where one can go to have a gala time. There are many amusement parks also in Manila where one can go to enjoy themselves.