WHERE WE GO
With over 7,100 islands, it's easy to see why the Philippines is a big draw to tourists, whether a local or a foreigner, seasoned or newbie. You can spend your entire life here and still get surprised every single day. The Philippines boasts of perfect beaches, great weather, diverse flora and fauna, extraordinary food and genuinely friendly Pinoys. With the endless choices of places to go and things to do, we know it can get overwhelming and difficult to choose. Which is why we have made it convenient for you to book twenty of the must-see places in the country. So pack your backpack and let's go on an adventure.
Ilocandia's charms can be easily attributed to how it works with contrasts. There's old-meets-new with earthquake baroque churches juxtaposed with modern wind farms. Then they have laid-back towns hosting adrenaline-pumping sports activities such as sand-boarding and surfing. Their cuisine is simple, even basic, and yet the flavors are nothing short of complex. If you want to have a fun and meaningful tour to both Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur, this is the trip for you. Now, if you want to see Ilocos but you have only two days available? Don't worry, we made a package especially for you weekend warriors. This trip will center in Vigan and its wonderful gems. We'll make sure you get your dose of history, culture, adventure and food.
≫ Check the details of our Ilocos travel package here.
Located at the lofty Cordillera region in the Philippines, Sagada of the Mountain Province takes you to a place where culture and aventure beautifully co-exist. Long-standing Isagada traditions on birth, marriage and death are still being practiced and are proudly celebrated in an area that serves a perfect back-drop for extreme adventures. Enter their world-famous caves, hike through their picturesque rice terraces and bathe under their towering waterfalls. So whether you're a culture vulture or an adrenaline junkie at heart, you'll have a special spot here in the highlands of Sagada.
≫ Sagada tour details here.
Come one, come all. Hop on to a happy trip to the Cordillera and see for yourself the world-renowned Batad rice terraces and play in the icy-cold water of the Tappiyah water falls. Bask in the stillness of this rural mountain community and learn the old yet wise ways of the Igorots.
≫ Check our Package to Batad here
● MOUNT PULAG
Referred to as the "Playground of the Gods", Mount Pulag is one of the favorite hiking destinations in the Philippines. At 2, 922 meters (9, 587 feet) above sea level, it is the country's third highest peak. Also located at the Cordilera, it is the home of our Ibaloi brothers and sisters. The mountain is popular for its mossy forest and dwarf bamboos. With the perfect weather, you'll be treated to a magnificent display of the milky way at night and the legendary sea of clouds at dawn.
≫ Pulag hiking tour details here.
● HUNDRED ISLANDS
Never mind that the name of this tourist spot is a little inaccurate (it has 123-124, depending on the tide conditions), this popular destination in Pangasinan will certainly cure your holiday yearning for some sun, sea and sand. If you are still scratching your head where to take the rest of the family, this could be the perfect destination for you. Camp by the beach, swim and feed some cute little fishes, go helmet diving, kayaking or snorkeling, and indulge your inner tourist.
≫ Check our Hundred Islands tour
When you live in an archipelago, it’s practically sacrilegious to not head to the sea. And since we almost have endless summers here in the Philippines, learning how to surf should definitely be in your bucket list. Don’t worry if you are a newbie as Baler is beginner-friendly. Don’t forget to check out the town’s historical sites and its wonderful gastronomical finds – best way to while time as you nurse your sore muscles post-surf session. What are you waiting for?
≫ Check our package to Baler and let’s head to a place where the sun kisses the ocean.
● ANAWANGIN COVE
Named after the Ilocano word for wild carabaos (nuwang) that are seen on the surrounding Mount Pundaquit, Anawangin cove has gained a following from the sun-worshipping crowd of Manila looking for a getaway not too far from the metro. Tourists don't seem to mind the lack of hotels and phone connection in the area. If anything, most find the spartan set-up a good excuse to disconnect and recharge their tired mind and bodies.
≫ Details of our tours to Anawangin here
● NAGSASA COVE
Leave your worries behind and dare your friends to chase waves with you. Cook a simple meal by the bonfire with your family. Or simply, tenderly strum the strings of your ukulele and sing to yourself. Whatever it is, fill your soul with adventure. Head out and lose your heart to Nagsasa Cove.
● MANILA CITY
It's easy to dismiss Manila as another busy city and treat it as merely a jump-off for more laid back destinations, but that will be a mistake. A visit to a country's capital provides an important context on what shakes and moves the nation. With our walking tour, you will get to see Intramuros, Chinatown, Quiapo and Binondo - all important historical landmarks of Manila.
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● CORREGIDOR ISLAND
This tadpole-shaped island off the coast of Manila was a former stronghold of the Americans during their occupation in the Philippines. Corregidor was used to defend the country's capital from the Japanese during the second world war but was ultimately surrendered on 1942 after five months of battle. Today, Corregidor serves as a war memorial and displays important artillery in its various battle sites.
● MOUNT PINATUBO
After its catastrophic eruption on June 1991, Mount Pinatubo has slowly recovered and emerged from the ashes of destruction and has now turned into a top Philippine travel spot. An exhilarating 4x4 vehicle ride will take you to a lahar-filled valley that leads you to a turquoise-colored crater lake, believed to be the domain of the Aeta god, Apo Namalyari. This out-of-this-world landscape has been a backdrop of several music videos and movies. Once you're there, you'll see why, If you have only one day to go out exploring, Mount Pinatubo is the destination for you.
≫ Check our options for a Mt. Pinatubo day tour.
≫ We also offer a 2d/1n overnight camping package.
≫ If you want to spend more time in the area, the province of Zambales has a lot to offer. Check our tours to Botolan for more ideas.
● PAGSANJAN FALLS SHOOTING THE RAPIDS
One of the more popular day trip destinations in Luzon --- shooting the rapids that leads to Pagsanjan Falls is an adventure that is designed for both the young and the young-at-heart. With the help of two boatmen, your canoe will be maneuvered along 16 rapids to traverse the 17-km river that leads to the Main Falls. From there, you can hop on to a raft to go under the main falls and into the Devil's cave for a more exhilarating experience.
≫ Check our Pagsanjan falls tour via boat ride here.
● PAGSANJAN FALLS VERTICAL TREK
Are you ready to chase some of the best waterfalls the province of Laguna has to offer? Why not join us as we go to Pagsanjan falls (aka Magdapio falls) but via the vertical trek? Once at the falls, we can go inside the Devil's cave via a bamboo raft.
≫ Check our Pagsanjan falls via trekking in Cavinti here
● HULUGAN FALLS
Spend a perfect gateway visiting the majestic and towering Hulugan falls where you can swim to your heart's content!
≫ We offer a full day tour to Hulugan falls.
● TAAL VOLCANO
Taal volcano provides an enjoyable day-hike for travelers who would like to go on a break but are pressed for time. This complex volcano, located at Batangas, is one of the world's smallest. But don't let its diminutive size fool you as Taal volcano is the country's second most eruptive, with at least 33 recorded eruptions in the last 400 years.
≫ All about our Taal volcano tours here
● PICO DE LORO
Pico de Loro is one of the most rewarding mountains to climb in the country as it can be done on a day trip. It is relatively easy and the view at the summit is majestic.
≫ Check our Mt. Pico de Loro trekking package here.
If you're looking for a quick adventure not too far from Metro Manila, Mt. Batulao is a sure winner. Whether you're a hiking newbie or an experienced trail runner, this jagged mountain will not disappoint.
≫ Check our Mt. Batulao hiking package.
● MOUNT ULAP
If you want to experience the Cordillera mountains but have not enough time nor physical fitness for Mt. Pulag, then you can warm up with Mt. Ulap. The view is just amazing and this climb is very accessible from either Baguio or Manila.
≫ Check our Mt. Ulap tour.
Much has been written and said about this mountain in Tanay. With its moderately challenging trails, towering limestones overlooking the majestic Sierra Madre and the equally stunning Tinipak river, it is no wonder this peak has gained so much popularity and is now one of the most IG’ed mountain in the province of Rizal. Perfect for those who have done other minor hikes, Mt. Daraitan presents a good challenge for those who are ready to take their hiking life to the next level.
≫ Check our Mt. Daraitan hiking tour