06 NIGHTS/07 DAYS GO PHILIPPINES Package PACKAGE CODE: OB0017 Routing: MANILA/CEBU/BORACAY ITINERARY Day 1: MANILA Arrive at Manila International Airport. Our local representative will be waiting at the airport to welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Manila is the capital city and located on the shores of Manila Bay and is known as “Pearl of the Orient”. It is home to many scientific and educational institutions, as well as numerous sport facilities. Manila is a major political, commercial, cosmopolitan, cultural, educational, religious, and transportation center of the Philippines. Manila has been a popular tourist attraction which attracts over 1 million tourist annually. Rest of the day at leisure to relax or explore on your own. At the centre of modern Manila is Makati, the commercial centre for the country. Here, in almost orderly surroundings, you can shop, eat and drink to your heart's content. The city has many restaurants and an exciting nightlife. Evening you will be picked up for an “Amazing Show” called “Amazing Fame” – Philippines premier theatre show. Later after the show transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Day 02: MANILA CITY TOUR After breakfast, proceed for a half day city tour of Manila. Visit Fort Santiago, built in 1663 inside the older Walled City of Intramuros and was once used as a prison. The fort grounds now serve as a popular park. Then visit the The Manila American Cemetery & Memorial with its 17,100 marble bead stones of known and unknown soldiers and memorial for 36,279 missing gallant American and Filipino soldiers who died during WWII from different campaigns. The Rizal Park – an oasis of relaxation and fun. The park has gardens, plazas, a grand stadium, an observatory, an open air concert hall, light and sound theatre, restaurants, food kiosks etc. Then visit the reclaimed area of the Cultural Center Complex. It is the premier establishment for galleries, the Theatre, Local Artists and Filipino Culture. Inside the Cultural Center of the Philippines are four theatres, galleries, an art and culture library specific to the Philippines and a museum. Then continue to the Central Business District of Makati. A visit to a curio of Filipino crafts is a must for a change in your shopping environment before driving back to your hotel. Evening is free for relaxing at the hotel or shopping. Manila has some of the best bargain shopping at the markets or the malls. Overnight at the hotel. Day 03: MANILA-CEBU After breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Cebu. Arrive at Cebu and transfer to the resort. Cebu is an elongated island with a mountain chain crossing from north to south; long and narrow – it stretches 200 kms. and is only 40 kms at its widest points – but it is the centre of commerce, industry and education. Cebu City is the country’s oldest city having been established in the 1700’s. Often called the “Queen city of the South” and the Seat of Christianity in Philippines, Cebu is a unique blend of tropical paradise. Only a few minutes away from the city are numerous white sandy beaches, crystal blue waters and swaying palms. Outside the city are some of the best scuba diving spots in the world. Mactan Island is a coral island and famous scuba diving and beach site. Malapascua Island is endowed with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, and the west coast is ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Olango Island in Cebu supports the largest concentration of migratory birds found in the country. These birds migrating from Russia stop here en route to Australia. Hotels, shopping malls, entertainment halls, casinos and golf fairways are ever present in the metro to cater to every tourist's whim. The rest of Cebu's 166 islands and islets are fringed with sandy beaches and sapphire-clear waters teeming with marine life, perfect for divers. Rest of the day at leisure to explore on own or relax on the beach. Overnight at the hotel. Day 04: CEBU After breakfast, proceed for an orientation city tour of Cebu. Visit some of the historical landmarks. Visit the Magellan’s Cross – a Christian cross planted by Portuguese and Spanish explorers as ordered by Ferdinand Magellan upon arriving in Cebu. Magellan's Cross is a symbol of Cebu City and the chapel's image can be found in its city seal. It is also seen as the symbol of Roman Catholicism and a tourist attraction in the Philippines. Then visit the Basilica Del Sto. Nino – the basilica houses the oldest and most precious Christian relic in the country – the image of Senor Sto. Nino de Cebu (infant Jesus). Then visit the scenic Taoist Temple – it is a concrete reminder of the well-established Chinese community in the city. The temple houses the teachings of Lao-Tse, 600 B.C. Chinese philosopher. People climb the 99 steps to light joss-sticks, meditate or have their fortune told. Also visit Cebu’s past and present business districts. Rest of the day at leisure. Hotels, shopping malls, entertainment halls, casinos and golf fairways are ever present in the metro to cater to every tourist's whim. Overnight at the hotel. Day 05: CEBU-BORACAY After breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Boracay resort (45 minutes). It's the best beach destination in the world. Earthly paradise, Tropical heaven. These describe the small but astonishingly beautiful island called Boracay. Boracay is a dumbbell-shaped island that is only seven kilometers long and one kilometer wide at its narrowest tip. The terrain of this 1,083 hectare-island is fairly flat with its highest point at a mere 100 meters, with beaches fringed with coconut trees, tropical palms and flowering plants, its hills covered with coconut grove, lush vegetation of shrubs, wild vines, and trees barely camouflaging caves inhabited by bats. Boracay's tours de force are its beaches – there are 30 of them – ranging from an almost four-kilometer stretch of white powdery sand that does not burn under the blazing sun, to a kilometer-long beach of gold sand speckled with tiny puka shells. There are scores of little sandy bays scattered around the island; they make an attractive alternative to the ever-popular White Beach. Check in at your beach resort and relax on the beach. Or enjoy the various water sports like sailing, diving, snorkeling, horse riding on the beach and boat trips to the nearby white sand islands. There are many restaurants here with inexpensive and sumptuous buffets. Along the White Beach you can find some shopping like beach wear, T shirts etc. Overnight at the resort. Day 06: BORACAY After breakfast rest of the day at leisure on own. Every day seems to be a holiday on Boracay - all you need to do is relax and enjoy yourself. Just get up, make some coffee and decide whether to go sailing, windsurfing or perhaps snorkeling and looking at corals. You can take an optional visit to Mount Luho which is the highest elevation on Boracay Island with 100 metres above sea level. The view from top is definitely worth the climb. Rest of the day at leisure to relax on one of the hammocks on the beach and have a refreshing drink. Overnight at the resort. Day 07: BORACAY-MANILA After breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for your flight back to Manila. Arrive at Manila and take your connecting departure flight back home. ………………...........................END OF THE TOUR …...………………………………………….. Inclusions • Accommodation at hotels as opted. • Daily buffet breakfast. • Sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary. • All transfers as mentioned in the itinerary. • All tours are on seat in coach basis – ticket to Amazing Show, Half day Manila City tour, Half day City tour of Cebu. • Domestic flights – Manila to Cebu, Cebu to Boracay and Boracay to Manila. • All hotel taxes and service charges. TOUR COST : USD 580 per pax on twin sharing basis (Selected 03 Star Hotels) USD 740 per pax on twin sharing basis (Selected 04 Star Hotels) Exclusions • Airfare • Visa costs • Early Check in/check out at the hotels • Meals other than Breakfast • Tips & Personal expenses • All other expenses not mentioned in the above. TERMS AND CONDITIONS : • Rate quoted for minimum 02 passengers traveling together .Itinerary is subject to change without any prior notice . • All passports should be valid for more than 07 months from the date of travel • All the above package costs are quoted as per the current rate of USD as on OCT 31st 2016,(01 USD = 68). if any fluctuation comes at the time of making the payment, customer has to pay the difference in amount • Peak Season / Weekend Surcharges may be applicable at the time of confirmation.This will be intimated at the time of booking.However we will not be able to get this information prior. • GST of 4.50% will be applicable extra • Child below 2 years is considered as infant and 2 years to 11 years are considered to be child. • All the services included in the package are compulsory and no refund will be given if any of the services are not taken. • Transfers are operated on Scheduled Timings in SIC [Seat in Coach] Basis. Passengers who are not willing to wait for Scheduled Transfers need to book Private Transfers at supplement cost. • Flights arriving Early Morning or Late Evening & departing Early Morning or Late Evening, passengers needs to book Private Transfers if Schedule Transfer is not operational • Check-in time of the hotels starts from 15.00 hrs and check out time will be 12.00 hrs.Early Check in/late check out will be subjected to availability of rooms.However Hotel has the right to change the timing without any prior notice • Company will not be liable for any claims due to accidents, food poisoning, medical illness or other natural calamities arising during the tour/travel. Passenger will have to ensure themselves and company will not entertain any claims in this regard. • At the airport driver will be holding placard under the main passenger name.If you do not locate the driver please call the emergency no and trace out the same . We would recommend to BUY SIM card before leaving the country. • For transfers and tours please be ready on time and wait at the hotel reception.If you miss the same no refund.Please carry all your documents safely. All valuables, cash, traveler cheque, air ticket,Visa copy passport etc. should be carried in your handbag for easy access. • Hotels may collect security Deposit at the time of check in.If the payment made through cash it is clients responsibility to make sure that the payment paid has been taken back while check out.If the payment made is through Credit card it should be reversed as per Hotel's Policy and clients should ask the Hotel to understand the normal policy regarding the same . • If the passenger faces any service issues during tour it should be intimated to UAE Exchange staffs immediately and we will try to sorted out the issues.No claims should be entertained in India .Itinerary and timings mentioned are subject to change.However we will try to inform the changes.in advance.The success of any group is in direct relation to the co-operation amongst its members. We therefore request you to follow the rules and etiquette of the country that you will be visiting, which will ensure that the arrangements go smoothly and that your tour will be successful and enjoyable. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you required any further clarifications. …....………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..