Travel Guide to Popular Cities in the Philippines – 25 Day Trips That You Can Do in the Philippines

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It is basically quite amazing to recognize that despite the fact that the Philippines is not that relating to a popular country, in actual fact it’s only a small archipelago in Asia, many couples would prefer to own their honeymoon in such a place. For many of them, they consider that natural wonders that the Philippines is blessed with are blissfully paradise. The great thing about the Philippines is usually depicted in romantic novels and said to be an ideal scenario to fall in love.

Boracay Day Trips

1. Boracay Island Day Tour

Tour features

  • Admire the scenery as you explore Crocodile Island, Crystal Cove, and West Cove
  • Dive into snorkel and swim

The experience

Hop on, get ready to get wet, and expect a fun day under the sun. Fun times guaranteed! Pick up from hotel or ferry/cruise terminal then proceed to island hopping by Spibo Boracay. Tourists will visit the best islands and beaches surrounding Boracay including Crystal Cove Island, Magic Island, Friday’s Rock, Puka Beach.

Important information

  • Bring swimwear
  • Wear sunscreen and bring a towel

Timing

  • Departure: 9:30am

Cost starts from US$ 15.75

You can Book it here

2. Ariel’s Point Cliff Diving Tour

 Tour features

  • Travel to Ariel’s Point, an eco-adventure paradise in Buruanga
  • Jump from five jumping platforms and dive into turquoise waters

The experience

Explore Boracay’s famous diving spot, Ariel’s Point. Jump from 15 meters above water and experience kayaking or snorkeling around the scenic coastline.

Important information

  • Bring swimsuit and beach towel
  • Wear sunglasses and a hat

Timing

  • Departure: 10:30am

Cost starts from US$ 53.5

You can Book it here

3. Boracay Parasailing Day Tour

 

Tour features

  • Experience thrilling 15-minutes parasailing
  • Enjoy Boracay’s coastline from high up

The experience

When you’re visiting Boracay, never miss the numerous water events. Parasail over the beach or explore the ocean floors on the seal walk. Besides, have an exhilarating experience as you ride the UFO, water scooters, banana boats, and so much more.

Important information

  • Sign a waiver before participating
  • Maximum weight is 200 kilos for two people

Timing

  • Departure: 9:00am

Cost starts from US$ 43.85

You can Book it here

4. Boracay Paraw Sailing Day Tour

 Tour features

  • View incredible sunset while relaxing on the boat
  • Explore the island on a traditional local sailboat made of bamboo and wood

The experience

It is a local sailboat activity. The boats use two outriggers and two sails. Experience the traditional way of sailing and discover the best sites around the island, perfect for photography

Important information

  • 18+ must sign a waiver before participating
  • Don’t participate after consuming alcohol

Timing

  • Departure: 9:00am

Cost starts from US$ 15.25

You can Book it here

5. Mermaid Photoshoot Trip

 

Tour features

  • Learn to swim like a mermaid
  • Strike your best mermaid pose in a directed photoshoot

The experience

Convert yourself into a mermaid and find your best pose on this truly unique mermaid swimming and photography experience. Set on the tropical Boracay Island in the Philippines.

Important information

  • Wear a colorful swimsuit

Timing

  • Departure: 10 minutes before scheduled timeslot

Cost starts from US$ 19.05

You can Book it here

Manila Day Trips

6. Enchanted Kingdom Unli-Ride Ticket + Agila the experience Admission Ticket

Tour features

  • Perfect family trip
  • Enjoy up to 20 attractions
  • The experience

If you’re thinking of taking a trip down memory lane and revisiting this enchanting theme park, now’s the best time to do it! Enjoy a full-day reliving the happiest moments of your younger years when you avail of this affordable Enchanted Kingdom Regular Park Ticket!

Important information

  • Child ticket: 36-47in
  • Free entry: 0-35in

Timing

  • Departure: 10:00am

Cost starts from US$ 9.35

You can Book it here

7. Manila Ocean Park Attraction Pass

 Tour features

  • Spend a day at the aquarium
  • Explore marine creatures like sharks, fishes, birds, and even penguins

The experience

The 86,000-square-foot (8,000-square-meter) park features an oceanarium with over 14,000 marine creatures, as well as birds, insects, and other animals in a variety of interactive and educational exhibits and shows, and will appeal to visitors of all ages.

Important information

  • Child tickets and adult tickets cost the same
  • Child under feet gets free entry

Timing

  • Departure: 10:00am

Cost starts from US$ 13.35

You can Book it here

8. The Mind Museum All Day Pass

 

Tour features

  • Space Adventure is an outdoor exhibit
  • Spend an exciting day with science at The Mind Museum

The experience

Spark your curiosity in an award-winning world-class science museum. Tickets are available at the museum’s ticket booth and online.  Museum tickets give you access to over 250 interactive exhibits in five main galleries and science demonstrations.

Important information

  • Tickets are for full day

Timing

  • Departure: 9:00am

Cost starts from US$ 9.05

You can Book it here

9. The Dessert Museum in Manila Tour

Tour features

  • Desserts included tasting the traditional sweets of the Philippines
  • Entrance fees included to the Dessert Museum

The experience

Enjoy the sweetest treats the Philippines have to offer with this ticket to the Dessert Museum. Stroll through the exhibits and eat as you play in eight rooms full of sugar and pastries.

Important information

  • 0-3: Free entry
  • Come to the picking point 15 minutes before departure

Timing

  • Departure: 10:00am

Cost starts from US$ 10.49

You can Book it here

10. Paradizoo Admission Ticket in Tagaytay

Get the Best Massage from Nurture Wellness Village in Tagaytay Philippines

Tour features

  • Explore the wildlife in natural habitat
  • Experience a close encounter with your favorite farm animals

The experience

It is a 10-hectare rolling terrain land which boasts of different areas like Farm Animals, Vegetable and flower garden and a lot more.

Important information

  • Child ticket: 3-4ft tall
  • Optional attractions are also available

Timing

  • Departure: 8:00am

Cost starts from US$ 2.65

You can Book it here

Cebu Day Trips

11. Oslob Whale Shark Snorkeling and Badian Canyoneering Adventure Tour

Tour features

  • A lifetime experience to get up close to real whale sharks
  • Explore surrounding coral reefs and feed sharks

The experience

Let you experience fun with the whale sharks, Tumalog Falls, Canyoneering Adventure, and Kawasan Falls in Cebu, Philippines.

Important information

  • Guaranteed swimming with white sharks
  • 0-12 children are not allowed

Timing

  • Departure: 3:00am

Cost starts from US$ 54.30

You can Book it here

12. Happy Beach Pass with Inflatable + Unicorn Island Ticket

 Tour features

  • Get all day’s access to the beach
  • Visit Unicorn Island

The experience

The Happy Beach is a boutique resort that features a 4,500-square-meter Inflatable Island, the really cute Unicorn Island, the Happy Jungle Lounge, and 16 rooms that just scream pink all over.

Important information

  • 0-3 free of charge
  • Action cameras may be used inside Happy Beach Cebu

Timing

  • Departure: 8:00am

Cost starts from US$ 12.39

You can Book it here

13. Sightsee Bohol Day Tour

 Tour features

  • Visit the Chocolate Hills and Bohol Forest
  • Search for pygmy primates called tarsiers

The experience

Enjoy the mysterious Bohol’s attractions and beautiful natural surroundings, including the world’s smallest tarsier monkeys, chocolate hills, and the Jungle River of the Robe!

Important information

  • Child ticket: 2-3
  • Under 2 can join free of cost

Timing

  • Departure: 7:00am

Cost starts from US$ 55.25

You can Book it here

14. Hilutungan, Nalusuan and Pandanon Island Hopping

Tour features

  • Admire gorgeous panoramic views
  • Enjoy a nice snorkeling session in Hilutungan Marine reserve

The experience

Pandanon Island lies between Cebu province and Bohol Province about 1-2 hours by local outrigger boat from Mactan Island (it’s faster with our boats). While the west side of Pandanon Island has a 2,000-person village, the east side feels like a private island. It is undeveloped and more secluded than Hilutungan Island, Nalusuan Island, and Cauhagan Island.

Important information

  • Age 4-6-Child ticket
  • 0-3- free of charge

Timing

  • Departure: 8:45am

Cost starts from US$ 39.09

You can Book it here

15. Cebu Kawasan Waterfalls & Osmena Peak Day Tour

Tour features

  • Enjoy a day away from busy urban life
  • Swim at the wide catch basin of the two main waterfalls

The experience

Enjoy Kawasan Falls and Osmena Peak with a dedicated guide on this 13-hour private trek from Cebu. This private tour ensures personalized attention and the ability to move at your own pace while getting to know Cebu Island’s highest peak and the churning waterfalls.

Important information

  • You can buy lunch at Kawasan Falls

Timing

  • Departure: 7:00am

Cost starts from US$ 28.59

You can Book it here

Palawan Day Trips

16. Puerto Princesa Underground River Day Tour

Tour features

  • Enjoy a tour of the UNESCO-listed Puerto Princesa Underground River in a small group
  • Explore the “New 7 Wonders of the World’’

The experience

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Puerto Princesa Underground River is Palawan’s star attraction. Experience it in style without the self-drive hassles on this small-group door-to-door tour which includes a boat trip into the cave, a buffet lunch, a stop at the Buenavista Viewdeck, and monitor lizard sightings.

Important information

  • Wear flip flops or shoes
  • Don’t leave any food items on site so bring a back with a zip

Timing

  • Departure: 7:00am

Cost starts from US$ 32.65

You can Book it here

17. El Nido Tour A

Tour features

  • Explore the clear waters of Miniloc Island
  • Swim at the beach

The experience

Experience the coastline scenery on this full-day sightseeing cruise from El Nido. Sit and relax on board the boat while traveling around the islands and beaches of Bacuit Bay, including 7 Commando Beach, Shimizu Island, Secret Lagoon, and others.

Important information

  • Bring swimwear
  • Bring sunscreen and a hat

Timing

  • Departure: 9:00am

Cost starts from US$ 17.15

You can Book it here

18. Honda Bay Island Hopping Day Tour

Tour features

  • Enjoy a day out in the sun swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing
  • Get up close and personal with the marine life found at Honda Bay

The experience

Hit the beach in style on this tour of the islands and reefs of Honda Bay from Puerto Princesa. Honda Bay is touted as the Philippines’ Last Frontier for its rich marine biodiversity.

Important information

  • Child under 2 can join free

Timing

  • Departure: 7:00am

Cost starts from US$ 26.69

You can Book it here

19. Coron Ultimate Tour from Palawan

Tour features

  • Picnic lunch by the beach with seasonal fruit
  • Ride by boat lets travelers see the coastal sights from the water

The experience

Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Coron Island’s attractions on this full-day excursion from Busuanga. With an experienced guide to provide navigation and engaging commentary, you’ll be guaranteed not to miss a thing. Highlights include the Twin Lagoons, CYC Beach, Siete Pecado, and Kayangan Lake.

Important information

  • Wear a hat, sunscreen, and goggles
  • Age 3-7: child ticket

Timing

  • Departure: 7:00am

Cost starts from US$ 30.49

You can Book it here

20. Puerto Princesa City Heritage Day Tour

Tour features

  • A comprehensive tour of the city
  • See Philippine crocodiles, Conservation Center and the Palawan Wildlife Rescue

The experience

Enjoy the visit of the Palawan Heritage Museum, Palawan World War II Special Battalion Museum, Plaza Cuartel, Mitra’s Ranch, Palawan Wildlife Rescue, and Conservation Center, and one of the city’s oldest Catholic churches, Immaculate Conception Cathedral.

Important information

  • Under children can join for free

Timing

  • Departure: 7:00am

Cost starts from US$ 11.45

You can Book it here

Bohol Day Trips

21. Bohol Countryside Day Tour

Tour features

  • See tarsiers and a man-made forest
  • Bohol day trip from Tagbilaran City

The experience

Tour Bohol’s scenic countryside with a personal guide during this memorable day trip from Tagbilaran City or Panglao Island.

Important information

  • Wear comfortable clothes
  • Wear walking shoes

Timing

  • Departure: 9:00am

Cost starts from US$ 24.79

You can Book it here

22. Bohol Island Hopping and Dolphin Watching Day Tour

 Tour features

  • Enjoy three classic Bohol islands: Panglao, Balicasag, and Virgin
  • Experience dolphins leaping and playing off Panglao Island

The experience

Experience an adventure cruise to Balicasag, Panglao and Virgin islands on this group tour that can include diving, snorkeling, lunch—or just a boat and round-trip door-to-door transfers. Start with an early morning dolphin-spotting safari.

Important information

  • Dolphin sightings are natural occurrences subject to weather conditions

Timing

  • Departure: 5:30am

Cost starts from US$ 38.10

You can Book it here

23. Chocolate Hills Adventure Park Admission Ticket

 

Tour features

  • Enjoy unobstructed views of the Chocolate Hills from elevated obstacles
  • Let adrenaline levels soar during a trip to Chocolate Hills Adventure Park

The experience

It is a stress-free tour that includes entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off in an air-conditioned vehicle. Inside the park, you’ll have access to the gravity-defying The Rush, which comprises obstacles such as a bike an on a zip line, hanging bridges, and rope swings. Plus, from your elevated vantage point, you’ll have spectacular views of Bohol’s landscape.

Important information

  • Below 6 years are not allowed
  • Must be 4 feet high

Timing

  • Departure: 8:30am

Cost starts from US$ 1.00

You can Book it here

24. Panglao Island Land Day Tour

 

Tour features

  • Chance for a swim at Alona Beach
  • Visits to Hinagdanan Caves and Dauis Church

The experience

Panglao Island in Bohol will surely molten you not by heat but with the attractive and peaceful beaches within. Alona beach is best for adventurous tourists, Doljo is for snorkeling, and Dumaluan is for tourists who want quiet places.

Important information

  • Roundtrips only for Tagbilaran or Panglao

Timing

  • Departure: 9:00am

Cost starts from US$ 12.00

You can Book it here

25. Anda Beach and Candijay Private Tour in Bohol

 

Tour features

  • Enjoy the most beautiful sights of the eastern tip of Bohol
  • A chance to get a glimpse of how local farmers live

The experience

Experience the beautiful sandy beaches. Sit and relax while watching the soothing tides of the ocean. You also get a chance to take a dip in the clear waters. It’s a lifetime experience.

Important information

  • Bring sunscreen, swimwear, and towel
  • Bring a change of clothes

Timing

  • Departure: 8:00am

Cost starts from US$ 82.00

You can Book it here

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