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Manila. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 85.1 86.4 89.4 91.9 92.1 89.8 88.2 86.7 87.1 87.6 86.9 85.3
Average Low 72.1 72.3 74.5 77 78.3 77.5 76.6 75.9 76.1 75.7 74.5 73.2
Average Rainfall 0.531 0.287 0.843 0.736 5.457 11.173 14.335 18.752 13.154 7.894 4.386 2.205
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Corregidor. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 85 86 87 90 91 89 89 89 89 88 87 86
Average Low 75 75 76 77 78 77 77 77 76 76 76 76
Average Rainfall 3.5 3.3 2.8 1.7 3.9 6.6 7.3 5.3 6.3 8 5.3 6.6
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Bohol. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86 88 90 91 91 90 90 91 90 90 90 88
Average Low 72 72 72 73 75 75 75 75 75 75 73 73
Average Rainfall 4.1 2.8 2.5 2.2 3.1 5.0 5.0 4.5 5.6 7.1 7.3 4.5
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Cebu. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86 86 88 91 91 90 90 90 90 90 88 88
Average Low 73 73 73 75 77 75 75 75 75 75 75 73
Average Rainfall 4.3 3.1 2.1 2.0 3.8 7.0 7.5 6.4 7.2 7.3 6.9 4.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Puerto Princesa. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 99 100 106 102 102 98 99 99 100 103 100 106
Average Low 75 75 76 77 78 77 76 76 76 76 76 76
Average Rainfall 1.5 1.1 2.4 1.7 5.4 6.7 7.1 7.9 8.7 8.1 8 4.6
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
Palawan. Philippines
January February March April May June July August September October November December
Average High 86 87 88 90 90 89 89 89 89 89 88 87
Average Low 74 74 74 75 75 74 74 74 74 74 74 74
Average Rainfall 3.9 4.2 3.1 3.3 3.7 10.9 7.5 6.4 7.1 9.3 12.8 8.8
* Degrees are in Fahrenheit. Rainfall are in inches.
Climate/T
Time zone
(GMT+08:00)
Voltage
220-240V
Health requirements
Currency
Philippine Peso
$1.00 USD = 45.22 PHP
Visa requirement
Yes Apply
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Philippine Odyssey

13 days/11 nights - from $3,610 per person including airfare from West Coast
Take an 11-night trip and travel off the beaten path on this odyssey through the Philippines. Start in Manila, where you see the historic walled city of Intramuros and Fort Santiago. Later, travel by boat to Corregidor Island, a historic Spanish fortress where Filipino and American soldiers put up a gallant stand to resist the enemy in World War II. Next, fly to Bohol and see the famous Chocolate Hills. From there, travel to Cebu, the “Queen City of the South,” and tour Magellan’s Cross and Fort San Pedro. Then, fly to Palawan, where you tour the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park and canoe along the river through a network of caves. Finally, transit through Manila on your way back to the US. Starting from $3610, including air, with guaranteed weekly departures.

Day 1, Thursday - USA/Manila
Depart the USA via a China Airlines trans-Pacific flight to Manila. Cross the International Date Line.

Day 2, Friday - Manila
Arrive in the capital of the Philippines, where you are greeted and transferred to your hotel. (Traders/Peninsula)

Day 3, Saturday - Manila
In the morning enjoy an introductory tour of the city, visiting Rizal Park and the historic walled city of Intramuros, National Museum and Fort Santiago. Afternoon at leisure. This evening, enjoy dinner and a cultural show. (B/D)

Day 4, Sunday - Corregidor
Travel by boat to visit Corregidor Island, located in Manila Bay. A fortress in Spanish times, it became a symbol of courage in World War II, when Filipino and American soldiers put up a gallant stand to resist the enemy. Guided tour of the island includes a light and sound show that vividly recounts the story of Corregidor. Return by ferry. (B/L)

Day 5, Monday - Manila/Bohol
Transfer to the airport for your morning flight to Bohol Island. Upon arrival at Tagbilaran, tour the famous rounded formations that turn brown in dry season to earn the name Chocolate Hills. Sightseeing includes a cruise along the palm-fringed Loboc River and lunch on board a floatinjg restaurant. (Panglao IslandAmorita) (B/L)

Day 6, Tuesday - Bohol
Today you are at leisure to enjoy the beautiful beaches. Or you may take an optional diving tour on the nearby islands. (B)

Day 7, Wednesday - Bohol/Cebu
Take a ferry boat to the Philippines' oldest city, the "Queen City of the South," known also for its mangoes, guitars, and beach resorts. A city tour includes Magellan's Cross, Fort San Pedro, the Basilica del Santo Nino, the public market, and Casa Gorordo Museum. (Maribago Bluewater/Shangri-La Mactan) (B)

Day 8, Thursday - Cebu
Full day at leisure to enjoy the beach or explore on your own. (B)

Day 9, Friday - Cebu/Palawan
This morning, fly to Puerto Princesa in Palawan, the "Philippines' last eocological frontier." Palawan consists of a main island with many small islands around it. Arrive and transfer to your hotel. (Aziza Paradise) (B)

Day 10, Saturday - Palawan
Today tour Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, a World Heritage site featuring a mountain landscape and what is reputed to be the world's longest underground river. Canoe along the river through a network of caves. Later, transfer by ferry to your accommodations on a private island. (Dos Palmos Island) (B/L)

Day 11, Sunday - Palawan
Enjoy the resort facilities and activities at your leisure. Indulge yourself at the hotel's spa or relax on the island's white coral sand beaches. (B)

Day 12, Monday - Palawan/Manila
Fly back to Manila and transfer to your hotel. (Traders/Peninsula) (B)

Day 13, Tuesday - Manila/USA
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the USA, arriving home the same day. (B)

Departure DatesLand & Air *
Los Angeles
Land & Air *
San Franscico
Land Only *Single Supplement
March 5, 12, 19, 26
April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21
$3610 FC
$4225 D
$3610 FC
$4225 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
May 28
$3670 FC
$4285 D
$3670 FC
$4285 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
June 4, 11, 18, 25
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
$4270 FC
$4885 D
$4270 FC
$4885 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
August 6, 13
$3735 FC
$4350 D
$3735 FC
$4350 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
August 20, 27
September 3, 10, 17, 24
October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19, 26
$3670 FC
$4285 D
$3670 FC
$4285 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
December 3, 10
$3735 FC
$4350 D
$3735 FC
$4350 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
December 17, 24, 31
$4270 FC
$4885 D
$4270 FC
$4885 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
2016
January 7, 14
$4270 FC
$4885 D
$4270 FC
$4885 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
January 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
$3670 FC
$4285 D
$3670 FC
$4285 D
$2380 FC
$2995 D
$1260 FC
$1890 D
  • Land & Air prices include government taxes and fees. Hotels are FC (first-class) and D (deluxe), as indicated.
  • Holidays - Easter, Golden Week, Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year - surcharge applies.

Tour Features

  • Round trip trans-Pacific airfare via China Airlines coach class
  • Local airfare as per itinerary
  • Ground trasfers as per itinerary
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Accommodation in a double occupancy room for 4  nights in Manila 
  • Accommodation in a double occupancy room for 2  nights in Bohol
  • Accommodation in a double occupancy room for 2  nights in Cebu
  • Accommodation in a double occupancy room for 3  nights in Palawan
  • Breakfast daily, 3 lunches, 1 dinner
  • Private sightseeing with English speaking guide and admission fees: half-day city tour in Manila, Corregidor Island tour with lunch and ferry transfers, half-day tour of Bohol with lunch, half-day city tour of Cebu, tour of Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
  • Hotel taxes and service charge
  • Airline fuel surcharge (subject to change) and government taxes and fees

Rates do not include

  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, table drinks, telephone calls, etc.
  • Optional Travel Insurance
  • Any item not mentioned above

Remarks

  • First Class (FC) hotels: Traders (Manila), Panglao Island (Bohol), Maribago Bluewater (Cebu), Aziza Paradise (Palawan), Dos Palmos Island (Palawan)
  • Deluxe (D) hotels: Peninsula (Manila), Amorita (Bohol), Shangri-La Mactan (Cebu), Aziza Paradise (Palawan), Dos Palmos Island (Palawan)
  • If listed hotels and China Airlines are not available at the time of reservation, alternative hotels at the same category or airlines could be used. Prices may differ.
  • During trade fairs season and during Christmas and New Year’s days, some hotels may require surcharges. The prices may increase.
  • Ticket(s) must be issued and full payment must be received 90 days prior to departure
  • Major credit cards accepted; credit card authorization required
  • Change and cancellation penalty ($250-$600 per person) apply once ticketed; Pacific Holidays’ general cancellation policy applies
  • Hotel upgrades, additional hotel nights, extensions to all Asian destinations and add-on air fares from various US cities are available
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