From $1,595 p/p
|Trip style: Dive
Physical demands: Low
Trip Type: small group or singles
Service level: standard non guided
In country travel and transfers
DAY ONE :
Arrive Cebu city anytime ,transfer to inner city hotel. Unwind relax, have some dinner and equalize after your flight.
10am, pick up by Philippines Adventure Tours coach for the transfer to the diving mecca of Cebu (moalboal) 2hr drive south through some fantastic scenery, afternoon dive or night dives are options.
9am meet our friendly dive guides at the beach and its off to dive pescador island, back in time to explore the town sit on beach or take in some souvenir shopping (we are one of the only tour operators to have motorcycle rental facilitates in this part of the islands). Afternoon and night dive options available.
6am start, depart Moalboal roughly a two hour ride in a comfortable late model van or car heading for the seaside town of Oslob where you will experience swimming diving or snorkeling with the incredible and peaceful whale shark, leaving Oslob about 11am to board the fast ferry to the island of Negros, after arriving in Dumaguette and checking in to your hotel take the opportunity to stroll along the boulevard before dinner, or visit the newly built Robinsons mall,
DAY FIVE :
9am start diving options are plentiful in Dumaguete with he likes of ship wreak or plane wreck or simply enjoy the rich marine reserve on offer.
Again for those divers that really want to stay wet afternoon and night dives are available.,,
Pack an overnight bag cause its off to the amazing APO ISLAND where most say has the best diving and snorkeling the Philippines has to offer Apo island is home to the countries oldest marine sanctuary, and also runs a turtle breeding program, the island has no power (has generators from 3pm till 11pm )but when the lights go out, the lights go out and you are left star gazing on this amazing island, enjoy an afternoon snorkel off the beach after checking in or simply take a hike around this magical island,
8am morning dive or snorkel (a must ) the morning dives in Apo are just incredible, Lunch at the beach of bones ( dead coral beach) Afternoon dive before departing back to the mainland at about 4pm via outrigger and van pick up. Arriving back at hotel around 5:30pm just enough time to shower and head off to the nightlife on offer or kick back and relax,
10am departure from dumagete via fast ferry to BOHOL ISLAND, arriving around 12pm where you will be meet by a late model van ready to transfer you to pangloa island (Alona beach) approx 30min check in take some lunch maybe a walk along Alona beach or have a snorkel right outside your doorstep, as always afternoon or night dives available,
8am pick up for island hoping dive and snorkel day trip, first visiting balicsag island where you will dive and snorkel in the some of the most marine rich waters on earth. It is home to the second oldest marine sanctuary in the Philippines, beautiful place for a pinic or simply have lunch at the restaurant there for about $2 bucks, After lunch the boat will stop into virgin island another great spot for diving or snorkeling before returning to Alona beach around 4pm, just enough time to relax before hitting Alonas pumping strip, live music at most restaurants and unbelievable food at unbelievable prices. Not to mention the $1.00 beers
DAY TEN :
This is your last day in Bohol, so spend it the way you want too, Options include but are not limited too, Adventure park, Bohol day tour visiting historic sites of Bohol including Bohol s chocolate hills, the tarsiers, loboc river cruise Or simply chilax on the white sand beach, 4pm check out and transfer to the port to catch your fast ferry back to Cebu city where you will be meet and further transferred to your hotel,
Last full day in the Philippines so time for shopping, massages ($8.00 1hr) facials, general pampering really, we suggest dinner in busay which is the highest point in Cebu city, very nice meal overlooking this hectic but vibrant city,
DAY TWELVE :
As sad as it might and probably will be, its time to fly home.
Transfer to the airport is provided at anytime on this day.