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Philippine Discovery

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Philippine Discovery - Intrepid Travel
Philippine Discovery - Intrepid Travel
Excellent
2 reviews
Starts
Manila
+5 Destinations
Luzon Island
Ends
Manila
Age Range
15 to 70 year olds
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Highlights

  • Explore traditional villages
  • Scenic alpine mountains
  • Trekking
  • Explore the capital city
Start and end in Manila! With the in-depth cultural tour Philippine Discovery, you have a 11 day tour package taking you through Manila, Philippines and 4 other destinations in Philippines. Philippine Discovery is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • Philippine Discovery reviewer 1
    Written on February 10, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Really loved the Philippines. Trekking through the rice terraces and camping at Mount Pintabu was amazing. Bryan our tour leader was also fab. But less impressed with intrepid the trip notes aren't up to date with some of the details and you get less meals etc
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  • Philippine Discovery reviewer 2
    Written on December 17, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had an amazing time, i fully recommend it to anyone wanting a break from the daily grind...
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Itinerary

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  • Introduction
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  • Day 1: Manila
  • Day 2: Banaue
  • Day 3: Cambulo / Trekking
  • Day 4: Batad / Trekking
  • Day 5: Banaue
  • Day 6: Sagada
  • Day 7: Sagada
  • Day 8: Baguio
  • Day 9: Mt Pinatubo
  • Day 10: Manila
  • Day 11: Manila

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • December 1, 2016

      What level of fitness is required for trekking on this tour?

      This is an active tour, and the trekking will be on narrow paths through steep rice paddies. A good level of fitness and balance is required, as well as a pair of shoes with good grip. But the guide will assist by providing a walking stick, and I'm sure the views will be incredible

    • October 1, 2016

      Just wondering if this tour is more suited for young people

      Intrepid tours are open age, so their tours can include a broad-range of ages for any tour, at any time. This tour in particular involves some energetic activities, steep walks and for some of the tour, the accommodation will include mutlishare rooms and multishare bathrooms.

    • October 1, 2016

      I'm trying to find out if I need to have Japanese encephalitis injection and whether anti. Malaria tablets are required for the rice field trekking as its a rural area.

      Unfortunately TourRadar is unable to give medical advice due to the vast number of destinations and passengers we book. Each traveller is different and may require different vaccinations. I have attached the Trip Notes here which have a bit more info in the "Health" section, however we always reccommend contacting your family physician for the most accurate account of what you may need while travelling.

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      • Gim Yang, 33 years old26th February 2017
        Agents are helpful, fast, efficient and attentive to my needs. Will definitely book with TourRadar again.

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      Visa

      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

      Vaccinations

      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      Typhoid
      Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Hepatitis A
      Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Cholera
      Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      Tuberculosis
      Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 3 months before travel.
      Hepatitis B
      Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      Yellow fever
      Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Philippines. Ideally 10 days before travel.
      Japanese B encephalitis
      Recommended for Philippines. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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      Location
      Start and end in Manila.
      Hold my seat
      TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold seats for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
      Deposit
      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 56 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 August 2017 the full payment of $1,920 is necessary.
      Cancellation policy
      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1920 for Philippine Discovery, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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      The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 819 km.
      • Manila (Philippines)
      • 262 km
      • Banaue (Philippines)
      • 26 km
      • Sagada (Philippines)
      • 82 km
      • Baguio (Philippines)
      • 205 km
      • Manila (Philippines)
      • 122 km
      • Puerto Galera (Philippines)
      • 122 km
      • Manila (Philippines)

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