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The Romantic Philippines Tour for Island Stay

See the best of the Philippines and enjoy a romantic stay in the islands of the Philippines through this mind-blowing two-week trip that you'll never forget! You will see amazing sights, experience Filipino culture, explore stunning beach scenery, enjoy various water sports, indulge in delicious food, see wild dolphins, swim or snorkel with the whale sharks, and enjoy a romantic stay at the fabulous islands.
Travel Route: Cebu - Dumaguete - Bais - Dumaguete - Coron - El Nido
Day: 14
Best for: First-timers
Tour Type: Escorted private tour with personal tour guide and vehicle
Why Travel with Us
We Live in this Country:
The specialist who designs this trip have lived in this country for several years, in some cases, born here. Our first-hand knowledge will help you have an authentic experience, making the most of your vaction.
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We guarantee 100% deposite refund during the pandemic, and provide 24/7 emergency service during the trip.


Experience the buildings and historical sites of Cebu

Visit Museo Sugbo, Heritage Monument, Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, Magellan’s Cross, etc. To get a glimpse of its history and culture.

Get to know Dumaguete city, the City of Gentle People

Visit various tourist attractions of the city that mark rich history, such as Silliman University Campus, Rizal Boulevard, and St. Catherine of Alexandria Church.

Enjoy dolphins watching in Bais

Travel to Bais and take a boat trip along Tanon Strait to watch dolphins, see wild dolphins jumping up and down through the water.

Go on a day of relaxation and discovery to Coron

Have island hopping to explore the highlights, including Kayangan Lake, Twin Lagoon, Skeleton Wreck, Banol Beach, CYC Beach, and more.

Admire the incredible islands and beaches of El Nido

Take an island hopping journey to visit Shimizu Island, Seven Commandos Beach, Helicopter Island, Star Beach etc; have your free time to leisurely explore the lagoons, towering cliffs, turquoise waters, etc.

Philippines Cebu
El Nido Island hopping tour
Enjoy dolphins watching in Bais

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Cebu Arrival
Welcome to Cebu!
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at Mactan Cebu International Airport and take you to your hotel.
The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or freely explore the surroundings.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Day 2: Cebu City Tour
Today you will spend the full day exploring the landmarks of Cebu city. First go to visit the Museo Sugbo, which is the Cebu Provincial Museum located in the former Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), four blocks from Plaza Independencia.
Then head to visit the Heritage Monument, also known as the Parian Monument. It is a representation and illustration of sculptures depicting significant and symbolic events in the history of Cebu back from the time of Rajah Humabon to the recent beatification of the Cebuano martyr, Pedro Calungsod.
Next, go to the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House. Dating back to the Spanish colonial era of the 1600s, the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House is a museum that sheds light on the Chinese settlements of the city.
After that, you will move to Magellan’s Cross which is housed in a chapel. It is believed to be a Christian cross planted by the Portuguese and Spanish explorers headed by Ferdinand Magellan, on their arrival day of March 15, 1521. That day also marked the birth of Christianity in the land.
Then continue to visit the Basilica del Santo Niño, which is the oldest church in the Philippines, built in 1565, and the world-famous "El Nino image" is stored here.
Also visit the Sirao Flower Farm, where you can see all sorts of flowers neatly arranged and in various colors. The flower farm is also called as "The Little Amsterdam of Cebu".
At the end of the day, you will visit the Temple of Leah. It is a beautiful Romanesque architectural shrine, also known as the Taj Mahal of Cebu. It is the hometown of the grandmother of Filipino actress Ellen Adana.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Visit Magellan’s Cross
Day 3: Oslob Whale Sharks Watching; Cebu to Dumaguete
Today, you will head to Oslob, where you can enjoy an unforgettable whale shark watching experience. You will swim and snorkel with the whale sharks, which are huge yet quite friendly, and also explore the surrounding colorful corals.
After the tour, you will be transferred to Dumaguete.
Stay overnight in Dumaguete.
Swim with the Whale Sharks in Philippines
Day 4: Dumaguete City Tour
Today, you will have a city sightseeing in Dumaguete, or locally known as The City of Gentle People, the largest city in Negros Oriental.
You will first head to visit the Silliman University Campus, which is the first Protestant University in the Philippines.It showcases the popular American buildings architecture in the late 19th century.
Then, you will visit Rizal Boulevard, named after Dr. Jose Rizal. This tourist spot is more popular as a leisure spot of the locals. During festivals, the Rizal Boulevard turns into a place where parades, live music, and food stalls are present.
Afterwards, you will move to St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, also known as the Dumaguete Cathedral Church. It is originally built in the 1700s. And it's a symbol and has witnessed the rich history and culture of the city.
Stay overnight in Dumaguete.
Dumaguete St. Catherine of Alexandria Church
Day 5: Dumaguete to Bais
Today, you will head to Bais which is about 45 kilometers north of Dumaguete. When you arrive at Bais, your guide will bring you to cruise along Tanon Strait to watch dolphins. Keeping an eye out for wild dolphins jumping up and down through the water. If lucky, you may see whales too!
You will also visit the Manjuyod White Sandbar, where you swim and snorkel in its clear blue waters, or just laze around the fine white sand beach.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Warm notice:
Swim with the dolphins or feed them, both actions are prohibited.

Stay overnight in Dumaguete.

Enjoy dolphins watching in Bais
Day 6: Dumaguete to Coron
Today, you will take a flight to Coron which is one of the most amazing islands in the Philippines, with huge limestone peaks, multicolored lagoons, and great snorkeling or scuba diving.
Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you to rest or explore the surroundings.
Stay overnight in Coron.
Day 7: Coron Island Hopping
After breakfast, you will visit the famous Kayangan Lake. Kayangan Lake is a crystal-clear freshwater lake in Coron, featuring underwater rock formations, caves, and islets.
Next, you will go to the Twin Lagoon, which is divided into two parts by the Limestone Mountains. The water here is blue-green and very clear.
After that, you will head to Siete Pecados and Skeleton Wreck for snorkeling.
Your final leg of today's tour is to go to Banol Beach and CYC Beach where you are able to walk on the beach and enjoy sunbathing here.
Stay overnight in Coron.
Coron Island Hopping
Day 8-9: Free and Relaxing Time
Today you are free to arrange your own activities in Coron.
Stay overnight in Coron.
Day 10: Coron to El Nido
In the morning, you will hop on the ferry from Coron and cruise to EI Nido. The to Coron to El Nido ferry is a scenic route that passes a few islands along the way such as Linapacan and San Miguel which are home to beautiful beaches and landscapes.
After the ferry arrives, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Stay overnight in EI Nido.
Swim with the Whale Sharks in Philippines
Day 11: El Nido Island Hopping
Today, you will have a wonderful island hopping tour to explore the most popular spots in El Nido, including the Shimizu Island, Seven Commandos Beach, Helicopter Island, Star Beach, and Matinloc Shrine.
You will travel between the islands, enjoy the emerald waters, swim and snorkel to find incredible reefs and try to spot some unique wildlife.
Stay overnight in El Nido.
Travel between the El Nido islands
Day 12-13: El Nido Free Activities
For the last couple days of the trip, you are free to arrange your own activities in El Nido.
You can rent a motorbike or take a boat to explore the lagoons, hidden beaches, and small remote islands.
Also, you can climb up to the top of one of the cliffs surrounding El Nido bay and get the most spectacular views in the area, head out to enjoy a relaxing full body massage, or explore the surrounding areas.
Stay overnight in El Nido.
The spectacular views in El Nido
Day 14: EI Nido Departure
Say goodbye to the Philippines.
You are free to arrange your time until the guide transfer you to the airport.
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Service Included

Private English-speaking tour guide
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeing listed in the itinerary
Private van for land transportation
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Hotel accommodation
Governmental taxes

Service Excluded

International air tickets
Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee
Meals as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.

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