Eco-Tourism site and home to the Tboli’s is Lake Sebu. Here you will be visiting the homes of the Tbolis and seeing their traditional craftsmanship. Take a zip ride on the highest zip line in South East Asia with waterfalls as the background of this adventure. Also if time permits, take a tour around the Lakes of Lake Sebu.
General Santos City is known as the Tuna Capital of the Philippines. This year it got the Guiness World of Record for the most tuna scaled in an hour. Visit the Fishport facility and see how tuna is weighed, graded, and bidded for export markets such as the US and Japan. It is one of the wonders to see. Also, a visit to the River Tubing would be one of the best highlights of the trip. The 2.1 Km
river ride is one of the most scenic and fun
DAY 01 – Upon arrival at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, meet and greet representative. Transfer to hotel for check-in. Rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
DAY 02 – After breakfast, you will be picked up to your hotel for Manila City Tour. you will be picked up to your hotel for Manila City Tour. The tour begins with a morning drive through the Mall of Asia complex, the Coconut Palace, the Cultural Center of the Philippines and Rizal Park on your way to the old walled city of Intramuros. The first stop is to Casa Manila, then to San Agustin Church and Museum. Next is a visit to Fort Santiago, a Spanish fortress that watched over the entrance to Manila’s Pasig River.
Then we wrap the tour with a visit to the Masjid al-Dahab – the largest mosque in Metro Manila. Also known as the Golden Mosque, the Masjid al-Dahab was built in 1976 and it is located in the Quiapo district, which is a predominantly Muslim area in the country. Return back to your hotel.
DAY 03 – After breakfast, proceed to NAIA for your flight to Sarangani. Upon arrival at the airport, meet our representative, then check in at the hotel – Green Leaf Hotel or similar. Journey to Sarangani will begin in Matium Anthropomorphic Museum; Here you will find the anthropomorphic jars that is the 2nd earliest find of Civilization in the Philippines. Walk through the Fishing Village where Bangsi is caught & Find turtle eggs in the turtle sanctuary. Lastly, enjoy the River Tubing Adventure at the New La Union Eco Park for one wet and wild ride! A halal lunch will be served here for you. Transfer back to the hotel for your own leisure. A private visit to a Mosque can be arranged.
DAY 04 – Breakfast at hotel, then depart Gen San for Lake Sebu. Lake Sebu is the Eco-Cultural destination of South Cotabato. This is the home turf of the Tboli Tribe. Here you will be enchanted with their Lakes, their culture, and their “T’nalak” weaving. See also the majestic 7 waterfalls either through trek or take a ride on the highest zip line in South East Asia. Also, see their Tboli museum and buy original tnalak cloths & tboli beads for a souvenir! Transfer back to the hotel for your own leisure. A private visit to a Mosque can be arranged.
DAY 05 – After breakfast, continue the Sarangani experience to Sitio Lamlifew is the first Blaan Living Museum in the Philippines situated in Malungon, Sarangani Province. This cultural immersion will lead you to a Blaan Village where you will see their traditional home, heirlooms, the weaving of the “Tabih”, Blaan designed bead works. Lunch then transfer to General Santos Airport for your return flight to Manila. Upon arrival at Manila, you will be picked up for your transfer to the hotel.
DAY 06 – After breakfast at hotel, the rest of the day is free until your transfer back to Manila Airport.
End of Tour.
** NOTE: Due to the proximity of time and changing weather, the itinerary may be interchanged. **
BERJAYA HOTEL MAKATI – 3 star
MARIOTT HOTEL MANILA – 5 star
|FAIRMONT HOTEL MAKATI – 5 star||US$ 2,195.00||
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
- Roundtrip Airport Transfers
- 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation at the hotel in Manila
- Entrance Fees to sights as specified in the itinerary
- Roundtrip Economy Airfare via PAL with 20kgs baggage allowance
- 2 Nights Hotel Accommodation at the hotel in General Santos, Mindanao
- Meals as specified in the itinerary
- Tour Coordinator
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Tips to guides, drivers and porters
- Travel Insurance
NOTE: Rates are quoted in US Dollars; subject to change without prior notice.
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