Private Tour in the Heart of the Visayas - Manila - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Discover unspoilt beaches, rainforests, waterfalls, luxury island resorts, and volcanoes in the Visayan Islands of central Philippines.
  • Start this adventure in the capital city of Manila, home to quaint colonial architecture and towering city skyscrapers.
  • On your private 10, 12 or 14-night tour, embark on a discovery to some of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines including Cebu, Negros, Siquijor, and Bohol.

Your Destination

Nestled in the central Philippines, the Visayas are a collection of stunning islands surrounded by crystal clear waters, unspoilt beaches, and stunning coral reefs. With thousands of islands to uncover, any traveller to Southeast Asia would be foolish to miss out on this magnificent destination.

On this tour, you will visit some of the most beautiful islands including 
Cebu, Negros, Siquijor, and Bohol. Discover the history and culture of each island and sample traditional delicacies. This guided tour will take you on new adventures with plenty of hiking, climbing, and swimming opportunities.

Our Offer

10 Nights
10-night tour of the Visayas

12 Nights
10-night tour of the Visayas + 2 extra nights on Bohol Beach

14 Nights
10-night tour of the Visayas + 4 extra nights on Bohol Beach

Your Itinerary In Brief

Day 1: Arrive in Manila 
Day 2: Tour in Manila - Transfer to Isla de Negros
Day 3: Twin Lakes National Park
Day 4: Transfer to Siquijor 
Day 5: Tour in Siquijor
Day 6: Siquijor 
Day 7: Transfer to Bohol
Day 8: Discovery of Bohol
Days 9-10 / Days 9-12 / Days 9-14: Bohol
Day 11 / Day 13 / Day 15: Return to Manila - Departure

Your Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Manila (40 min transfer)
Upon arrival at Manila International Airport, you will take a private transfer to your hotel in Manila Bay (The Bayleaf Hotel, or similar). Free afternoon and dinner. The Bayleaf is a 57-room boutique hotel located in the area of Intramuros, the oldest neighbourhood in Manila which is home to fascinating Spanish colonial architecture. Your Deluxe room boasts views of the old town along with bright contemporary designs. 

Each room at the Bayleaf Hotel features a rain shower, bathtub, 32-inch LCD TV, Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel has a pizzeria, outdoor restaurant, café, and a casual dining penthouse with a panoramic terrace. It is located in a perfect position to explore the historic district of Intramuros and the nearby Rizal Park. 

Day 2: Tour in Manila - Transfer to Isla de Negros (1hr 15 min by plane) - Breakfast & Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel at 06:30 am. Today you will join a morning tour of the Intramuros district on foot. You will visit the church of San Agustín, the oldest stone church in Manila which dates back to the 16th Century. Other sites include the reconstructed 19th Century colonial residence of Casa Manila (closed on Mondays), and the arts and craft museum at the Silahis Centre.

You will then be transferred to the airport for your flight to Dumaguete. Upon arrival, you will take a transfer to your hotel (Pure Vida Beach Resort or similar). Free time in the afternoon. Dinner at the hotel's restaurant.

Pura Vida is elegant beach resort located in Dauin 20 km southwest of Dumaguete, the capital of Negros Oriental province. You will stay in a garden cottage, a bungalow in traditional materials, with all the comforts.  The hotel has a private beach, from which you can snorkel in the marine reserve, a swimming pool, a restaurant, a spa and its own diving centre.
Day 3: Twin Lakes National Park – (1 hr transfer) - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Today you will visit the city’s surrounding volcanic region, with spectacular mountain scenery, lakes, and waterfalls. Your guide will transport you to the Balinsasayo Twin Lakes Nature Park, in the southern Negros Island.  Lake Balinsasyo and Lake Danao are two ancient crater lakes situated 900 metres above sea level. On this tour, you will climb the craters before passing rice fields, coconut trees, volcanoes, and a plethora of exotic plants and wildlife. You can choose to cross the first lake aboard a boat, or, follow a hiking path and have the opportunity to dive into the water.

You will enjoy a traditional lunch in a restaurant overlooking a beautiful valley and the Tañon Strait. After lunch, we will travel to the town of Valencia to visit the Pulang Bato waterfalls with sulphurous waters that flow from Mount Talinis, the highest peak in the Negros Oriental province. 
Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner and accommodation in Pura Vida or similar.

Day 4: Transfer to Siquijor (1hr by boat) - Breakfast & Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you can choose from your own free time in Dumaguete or choose to add on optional swimming with whale sharks excursion. This extraordinary observation lasts 30 minutes and you will have the opportunity to take pictures and even swim amongst these fabulous creatures. 

You will return to the city of Dumaguete and enjoy a guided tour of its colourful market, cathedral, and historic promenade. After lunch in the city, all guests will depart by boat to Siquijor. You will arrive at a beautiful, spacious beach complex (Coco Grove Beach Resort or similar) located along the sandy beach of San Juan where you will have the afternoon to enjoy the beach and hotel facilities. 

The marine reserve in front of the complex presents an interesting example of the biodiversity of the archipelago's seas, an ideal spot for snorkelling. In the evening you will enjoy a picturesque dinner on the hotel’s beach. Dinner and accommodation at Coco Grove Beach Resort or similar.
Day 5: Tour in Siquijor - 1-day excursion in a Jeepney (1hr transfer) - Breakfast & Dinner
Today you will depart the hotel for a jeepney tour along the coast. Jeepneys are a popular means of transportation in the Philippines. Recognised by their colourful eccentric designs, jeepneys were originally made from vehicles that were abandoned by the United States military after the Second World War. Explore the calm shores of Siquijor, which are also known as "The Island of Fire" due to the clouds of fireflies that illuminate the skies at night.

This tour will travel to a quiet area full of unspoilt beaches, a workshop that uses coconut, and the Cambugahay waterfalls where you can take a dip into the water. Picnic lunch at the foot of the falls or on Paliton beach. In the afternoon, you will visit the church of San Isidore and the convent of Lazi, before ending the day with your feet in the water at a fish spa. Return to your beach hotel at the end of the afternoon. Dinner and accommodation at Coco Grove Beach Resort or similar.

Day 6: Siquijor (Free Day) - Breakfast & Dinner
Enjoy a free day in Siquijor. You can choose from one of the following activities:


Visitors can take a one-day boat trip to the small island of Apo, just one hour from Siquijor. Apo Island is an exceptional destination with over 74 hectares of volcanoes and marine life. The biologists of the University of Silliman have counted more than 600 species of fish and 400 varieties of corals. Visitors may also catch a glimpse of the sea turtles that reside close to the island. Approximate price of €35 per person, payable on arrival.


Your hotel has a diving centre approved by PADI. You can practice diving in the reef that surrounds the island of Siquijor.

Scooter Ride
Your hotel offers automatic scooters that can be rented for a half or full day (from €8). As there is very little traffic on the island you can explore a range of beautiful routes.

Relaxation at the hotel
In addition to three beautiful swimming pools, the hotel offers kayaking, parasailing (small traditional sailboats), and a state of the art spa. Dinner and accommodation at Coco Grove Beach Resort or similar.
Day 7: Transfer to Bohol (45 min bus + 1hr 30 min boat) - Breakfast & Dinner
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a free morning at Siquijor. We will depart at 13:30 by bus to the pier of Larena and take a fast boat transfer (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes) to the island of Bohol.

Arrival at the port of Tagbilaran. Transfer to your hotel located on the edge of the river Loboc (Loboc River Resort or similar).

The hotel consists of about twenty comfortable bungalows, on stilts, interconnected by suspended walkways. You will dine on the hotel deck, facing the river, in a musical, romantic and relaxed atmosphere. After dinner, you will see flies of fireflies in the trees, down the river on a barge. Spend the night at Loboc River Resort or similar.

Day 8: Discovery of Bohol - (1hr transfer) - Breakfast & Lunch

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart in the morning to Bohol. Home to the renowned Chocolate Hill, Bohol is an idyllic province with warm turquoise waters, an exceptional seabed, and exuberant nature. In the morning you will explore the Chocolate Hills and Echo Park, and enjoy a delicious lunch during a cruise along the Loboc River.

In the afternoon we will visit the church of Baclayon, the oldest stone church in Bohol, and the sanctuary of Tarsiers. You will then arrive at your hotel (The Bellevue Resorts or similar). Accommodation at The Bellevue Resorts or similar.

Days 9-10 / Days 9-12 / Days 9-14: Bohol (Free Days) - Breakfast
You can enjoy the hotel's large white sandy beach (500 metres reserved exclusively for guests). You can also take a walk through the lively Alona beach where you will find shops, bars, and restaurants. Your hotel also offers massages and has a water centre where you can practice scuba diving and snorkelling at the small islands of Pamilacan and Balicasag. Overnight at The Bellevue Resorts or similar.

Day 11 / Day 13 / Day 15: Return to Manila (1hr 15 flight) / Departure - Breakfast
Transfer to Tagbilaran airport in the morning to return to Manila. Enjoy making some final purchases at the Mall of Asia before transferring to the airport a minimum of 3 hours before your international flight.

Your Tour Hotels

Our members will stay at the following accommodation on a Bed and Breakfast basis with 2 lunches and 5 dinners included with this offer.

Your Hotels

Your Tour Hotels
Manila: The Bayleaf (or similar) in a Deluxe Room
Dumaguete: Pura Vida (or similar) in a Deluxe Room
Siquijor: Coco Grove Beach Resort (or similar) in a Deluxe Room
Bohol: Loboc River Resort (or similar) in a Room with River or Forest Views
Bohol (beach): The Bellevue Resorts (or similar) in a Deluxe Room

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults
1 Child
Adults Adults Adults
3 Adults

Please note: the bed for the 3rd guest sharing is likely to be a sofa bed or camp style bed. If any of these hotels are not available, hotels of a similar standard will be found.

Your Journey in the Philippines

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Transfers are included as per the itinerary. 

For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.


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Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here. 

Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you can enter the Philippines without a visa for an initial period of 30 days. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Foreign Ministry and if necessary, confirm with the Philippines Embassy. 


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit and

UK health authorities have classified the Philippines as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Mosquito-borne illnesses like dengue feverJapanese encephalitis (JE) and chikungunya virus occur all year round. There are increased levels of dengue cases in 2019. There’s a heightened risk of dengue fever during the rainy season (June to October). You should take appropriate precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance.

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • Rooms in hotels as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Excursions as scheduled
  • All transfers with private drivers or onboard a public Jeepney accompanied by your guide
  • Internal flight with 20 kg baggage in the hold and 7 kg hand luggage

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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