Be mesmerised by the magic of the Philippines on this 19-day tour from Manila to Puerto Princesa. See the fusion of the past and present in Manila, stare in awe at the eighth wonder of the world, be fascinated by the curious Hanging Coffins in Echo Valley and relax on the beach in sunny El Nido. This is a journey brimming with vibrant cities, stunning natural beauty, age-old culture, new experiences and real adventure.

Highlights

Embark on a 3-day trek through rice fields, forests and villages, staying in local Ifugao communities along the way

Be left breathless by the lush Banaue rice paddies, millennia old terraces that stretch like stepping-stones towards the sky

Witness the unique hanging coffins in Echo Valley, and discover more about the fascinating traditions of the local people

Just 25 years old, the lake-filled crater of Mt Pinatubo is a fresh wonder to explore – trek to the summit and camp right next to pristine emerald waters in the heart of the volcano

Contrast the chaos of Manila with the relaxed way of life in Palawan. This is a part of the world that's yet to be overloaded with tourists

Enjoy a full day of island hopping and snorkelling off the coast of El Nido. Look to the bottom of these clear waters, and glide among the coral and tropical fish

Experience a unique meeting with one of Palawan's great indigenous groups, the Batak tribe. Interact with the locals of the village and witness daily life as it is today

This trip includes a sightseeing tour of the Philippine capital of Manila, giving you a taste of what it has to offer. You'll even whizz around the streets in an authentic jeepney