Adventure Holidays

North Luzon Expedition

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5 nights/6 days
from £1,130
including taxes & fees
the northern part of the Philippines
5 nights/6 days
This tour will bring you to the northern part of the Philippines to visit the Banaue Rice Terraces, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and will give you a glimpse of the countryside and a view of tribal way of life.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1
North Luzon Expedition Arrival in Manila. Transfer from the airport to hotel. Overnight accommodation.
Accommodation: F1 Hotel Manila, Standard Room
Day 2
North Luzon Expedition Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Banaue via the North Expressway. The gateway to Banaue is through the land locked evergreen provinces of Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya. The rice fields surrounding the small towns and villages are a common sight and show the simplicity of living in the countryside. We will stop off for a quick lunch at San Jose City (on your own account) and then continue our journey to Banaue , stopping at Dalton Pass, a historical landmark, and then on to Bagabag where the picturesque mountains and rivers start to ascend the land of the Ifugaos. Overnight stay at the Banaue hotel.
Accommodation: Banaue Hotel breakfast
Day 3
North Luzon Expedition Breakfast at the hotel followed by a private jeepney tour of Banga-an, a traditional village nestled in a panoramic valley of terraces. The 20-minute walk down a descending trail permits a closer look of the Ifugao nature and life. You will have the chance to mingle with the friendly natives and experience their daily lifestyle. Move on to take a stop at the vantage point to view the Rice Terraces reputed as the ‘8th Wonder of the World’. Overnight accommodation the hotel.
Accommodation: Banaue Hotel breakfast
Day 4
North Luzon Expedition Breakfast at the hotel. Early departure from the hotel to visit the town of Sagada and the ancestral burial caves. After lunch (lunch included), you will visit a museum founded by a Belgian Sister in Bontoc which houses a varied collection of authentic artefacts and photos from the mountain tribes. Before retiring, watch a show performed by the tribes as they interpret their customs and traditions such as courtship through songs and dance, as well as a war dance which is still being practised to this day. Overnight say at the Banaue hotel.
Accommodation: Banaue Hotel breakfast, lunch
Day 5
North Luzon Expedition Breakfast at the hotel. Leave Banaue for Manila. Overnight accommodation in Manila. Transfer from Hotel to Airport.
Accommodation: F1 Hotel Manila, Standard Room breakfast

Terms and Conditions

Price includes

  • 2 nights at a 4 star hotel in Manila city centre
  • Transfer from Airport to Hotel on arrival
  • Transfer from Hotel to Airport on departure
  • 3 nights in a standard room at the Banaue Hotel or similar
  • Meals that are stated in the itinerary
  • Air conditioned private transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees

Not included

  • Meals not stated in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities

Conditions

  • Non-refundable
  • Rates quoted are per person
  • Minimum 2 persons

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