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APNS - Northern Philippines & Islands on a Shoestring

This 17-day trip brings together the very best of Filipino culture and hospitality with its simply perfect island beaches. Begin by heading north to explore remote villages and see stunningly green rice terraces. Then island-hop around Siquijor, Bohol, and Cebu, snorkelling and swimming to your heart's content. Check out Moalboal and swim with whale sharks off the coast (seasonally). With two unique homestays to experience the warmth of the Philippines and its welcoming people, this tour is an experience you'll talk about for years to come.


G Adventures for Good: Bohol Island Homestay, Bohol Local Living: Batad Homestay, Batad
Orientation walk (Baguio)
Rice terraces trek (Batad)
Cultural performance (Batad)
Orientation to local community (Bohol)
Chocolate Hills visit
Beach time in Siquijor, Bohol, Panglao, and Moalboal
Canyoneering Kawasan Falls
Departure Transfer
Internal flights
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $3,349
Start Location
Manila, Philippines
End Location
Moalboal, Philippines
Age Range
18 to 39
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Tour Themes
18-39, Fast and Fun, Small Group
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
03 Nov 201819 Nov 20188AUD $3,349
10 Nov 201826 Nov 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
24 Nov 201810 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
08 Dec 201824 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
15 Dec 201831 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
12 Jan 201928 Jan 201911AUD $3,599
16 Feb 201904 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
09 Mar 201925 Mar 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
30 Mar 201915 Apr 201915AUD $3,599
20 Apr 201906 May 201916AUD $3,349
27 Apr 201913 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
11 May 201927 May 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
25 May 201910 Jun 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
02 Nov 201918 Nov 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
16 Nov 201902 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
30 Nov 201916 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
07 Dec 201923 Dec 2019Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
21 Dec 201906 Jan 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,349 
Day 1 - Manila
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 - Manila/Baguio
Travel north by bus, then enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival to Baguio. Opt to get a massage.
Day 3 - Baguio/Sagada
After another long day of travel, arrive at the outdoor paradise of Sagada, a base for adventuring.
Day 4 - Sagada
Free day for hiking or a caving excursion. Opt to visit the hanging coffins the area is famous for.
Day 5 - Sagada/Batad
Travel via jeepney along scenic mountain roads and then by foot on local hiking trails to reach a local village for an overnight homestay experience. Discover the daily lives of the Ifugao people. Enjoy a cultural performance and a local dinner.
Day 6 - Batad/Banaue
Hike back to the main road and hop in a jeepney bound for beautiful Banaue. Enjoy free time and views of the famous rice terraces.
Day 7 - Banaue/Manila
Free time to trek along the terraces or relax. After soaking in the last of the spectacular views hop on an overnight bus to Manila.
Day 8 - Manila
Explore this bustling city with free time.
Day 15 - Cebu City/Moalboal
Transfer from Cebu to Moalboal. Beautiful beaches and bright, turquoise waters await. Opt to snorkel in an underwater wonderland surrounded by a school of sardines.
Day 14 - Panglao/Cebu City
Board a boat to bustling Cebu, home to the country's busiest sea port. Opt to take a tour of the city.
Day 13 - Panglao
Free day to tour the island or go snorkelling.
Day 9 - Manila/Siquijor
Fly to Dumaguete and transfer to the port to board a boat bound for the mystical island of Siquijor.
Day 11 - Siquijor/Bohol
Hop on a ferry to the island of Bohol, home to the tiny tarsier primates and beautiful Chocolate Hills formations. Enjoy a stay at a G Adventures supported homestay and learn about local life from the community.
Day 10 - Siquijor
Enjoy free time to explore caves, waterfalls, coral-filled waters, and 106km (65 mi) of white-sand beaches. Snorkelling and diving are both great options here.
Day 16 - Moalboal
Today enjoy canyoneering at the beautiful Kawasan Falls and it's surrounding fresh water streams and pools.
Day 12 - Bohol/Panglao
This morning opt to join your host family as they tend to the farm before helping prepare a barbecue feast for lunch. After lunch together, say good bye to your hosts and head out to explore the famous Chocolate Hills.
Day 17 - Moalboal
Depart at any time. Departure transfer included.