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Overview
The Philippines is an archipelago bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the east the Bashi Channel to the north the Sulu and the Celebes Seas to the south. You can find us East of Vietnam, North of Indonesia. The country is divided into the geographical areas of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Its capital, the City of Manila, is in Luzon. You can also enter through the cities of Cebu in the Visayas, and Davao in Mindanao. Mabuhay! The country is made up of 7,107 islands. Some have grown into cities. Some are the epitome of tropical dreams. Some are just long enough to lay down on and get a tan. Big. Small. Sandy. Sunny. Relaxing. Exotic. Beautiful. Our little clutch of islands makes for one long stretch of beach – more than 15,500 kilometers. Here, no one is more than two hours away from a beach-side lounge chair — which explains why everybody knows how to smile and have fun!

Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Meet and greet at the Airport by GGTS Representative
Check-in at Novotel Hotel Araneta Center Manila
Rest of the afternoon is free at leisure
Overnight accommodation

Start with tour to coffee selection at Premier Lounge on the 24th Floor (subject to availability)
Depart hotel and proceed to Rustic Mornings by Isabelo for your breakfast.
Rustic Mornings by Isabelo offers a venue with rural-like setting. Plants stones and trees enclose the place keeping the dining area hidden within, but as you enter you will see a romantic brunch haven within a mini forest. The set-up of the dining area is purposely divided to give you an intimate and exclusive space with the persons you choose to dine
with.
After breakfast, proceed to Pinto Art Museum
Walking around Pinto Art Museum is a visual retreat. With aged doorways, windows, and quirky art pieces, every turn of the corner reveals something interesting. There are countless photographic opportunities waiting at every angle to satisfy any shutterbug’s cravings.
Lunch at the Museum Café
Depart Pinto Art Museum and proceed to Crescent Moon Café and Pottery
The Crescent Moon Cafe houses the store for Lanelle Abueva-Fernando’s stoneware ceramics. Each piece is handmade in the studio. Light snacks will be served
Lanelle has been in the ceramic business since 1981. She graduated with a Certificate in
Fine Arts from the University of the Philippines Diliman, later apprenticed with a potter
in Hachijojima, Japan for three years, and furthered her studies in ceramics at the Sun
Valley Center For The Arts in Idaho, USA.
After the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991, Lanelle began incorporating volcanic ash
glaze into some of her pieces. She also tied up with the EVA Charity Foundation, an organization which supports indigenous peoples displaced by the eruption.
Move on to Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens and Spa for wellness spa treatment
Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens and Spa is the first and only hanging gardens and spa in the Philippines. It offers health and wellness services amidst garden groves and lush greenery, which is a balm to both body and soul
Check-in at the hotel
Rest of the afternoon is free at leisure
Overnight accommodation

Breakfast and lunch included.

After breakfast in the hotel, continue for one-time spa at the Luljetta’s Place is included (pre-book is required)
Luljetta’s Place – Garden Suites offers a holistic approach on health and wellbeing. Lush
and idyllic gardens surround the resort, and the different functional amenities and spa
services to provide a serene and a calm atmosphere.
Traditional Hilot – powerful therapy rooted in Filipino wellness tradition. Light to
medium pressure strokes that soothe and restore with warm virgin coconut oil. 90
minutes.
Rest of the afternoon is free at leisure
Overnight accommodation

Breakfast included.

After breakfast in the hotel, depart and proceed to Masungi Georeserve.
The Masungi Georeserve is the first conservation project in the Philippines situated in the Southern Sierra Madre range. It centers on the geological formations of Masungi Rock, at an elevation of 640 metres (2,100 ft). This georeserve is characterized by rugged limestone karst peaks, steep slopes, and surrounding lush montane rainforests. It contains several caves, including the Yungib ni Ruben (Ruben's Cave), which features stalactite and stalagmite formations, as well as a man-made fountain.
Lunch at a local restaurant
Continue your trip to Daranak Falls.
Nestled at the foot of Tanay Mountains in Rizal, Daranak Falls is dotted with natural vegetation, ponds and rivers that cascades through tropical trees and plants.
Back to hotel in the afternoon
Overnight accommodation

Breakfast and lunch included.

After breakfast in the hotel, rest of the morning is free at leisure
Check-out hotel proceed to Angono, Rizal
Take an exhilarating trip to the idyllic town of Angono nestled between the hills of Antipolo and famous Laguna de Bay. The town’s claim to fame is the many famous visual artist like Carlos “Botong” Francisco.
Visit the Angono Wall Street
Visit Nemiranda Arthouse, a gallery operated by renowned painter Nemi Miranda who
has won various awards and distinctions locally and abroad for his works.
Proceed to Tiamzon Gallery, the Blanco Family Museum and the residence of the late
Carlos “Botong” Francisco
Afternoon snacks will be served at a local restaurant before heading back to hotel
Check-in at Novotel Hotel Araneta Center Manila
Overnight accommodation
Breakfast included.

After breakfast in the hotel, rest of the day is free at leisure
Overnight accommodation
Breakfast included.

After breakfast in the hotel, rest of the morning is free or until check-out time
Depart hotel and proceed to International Airport for your flight back home

Inclusions

➢ Room accommodation:
03nights in a Deluxe Room at NOVOTEL HOTEL ARANETA CENTER MANILA
03nights in a Deluxe Room at LULJETTA’S HANGING GARDEN & SUITES
➢ Roundtrip private transportation during transfers and tours
➢ Services of an English-speaking Airport Coordinator during transfers
➢ Services of a French-speaking Guide during transfers and sightseeing tours
➢ Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the itinerary including meals and use of transportation
➢ All admission fees during sightseeing tours
➢ 90minute spa at Luljettas Spa Wellness – Philippine Hilot Massage

Exclusions

Drink during meals
Tip, porterage fees and gratuities
 Domestic Travel insurance

Notes

Accommodations at Novotel Araneta Center Manila; Luljetta’s Hanging Garden & Suites

Trip Highlights

manila- Rizal- Antipolo - Masungi - Angono

Departure Period
01 Nov, 2022 to 31 Mar, 2023

Per Person
AUD 2,939 P P twin share
AUD 3,536 P P single
AVAILABLE

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