We've got a great line-up of tours for Summer 2009! Aside from the usual Pampanga and Tagaytay culinary tours (better book now if you're interested since we get fully-booked really early), Ultimate Philippines is offering three single run ultimate culinary, heritage and beach tours this April and May.
Ultimate Culinary & Beach Tour of Zambales & Pangasinan
Frolick under the Philippine sun as we visit three of the best beaches along the western coast of North Luzon. We drive up to Zambales and take a boat to its best kept secrets: Anawangin Cove and Capones Island. At night, we will watch a classical concert at Casa San Miguel. Then we troop to Bolinao and visit its famous lighthouse and enjoy the sunset at Patar Beach. For our last day, We'll boat around the Hundred Islands and enjoy the white sands of Quezon Island.
The best part of the trip is savoring the culinary surprises and treasures of Zambales and Pangasinan. We will enjoy leisurely picnic beach lunch in Anawangin Cove, sunset dinner in Bolinao and barbecue lunch at the Hundred Islands.
Tour will last from Saturday, April 25, 4 a.m. to Monday, April 27, 7 p.m. The tour fee is PHP15,000 per person all inclusive of transportation, overnight accommodation at the best resort in Pundaquit (Punta de Uian), overnight accommodation at the best resort in Bolinao (Puerto del Sol), boat rides to the Hundred Islands, Anawangin Cove and Capones Islan, full board and all meals, plus many surprises.
Ultimate Culinary & Heritage Tour of Pagudpud & Vigan
In Ilocos, nature and history is intertwined but at Ultimate Philippines, we think this is combination best savored with bagnet and beer so we're exploring this provincial belle - our style. Let's journey onto the Northern plains and take a time-warp through the colonial city of Vigan. We'll walk through cobbles, munching our way through the town's traditional street fare, from yummy empanadas to tasty longganisas.. More historical bites as we take a peek at the life of ex-strongman Ferdinand Marcos in the town of Batac and admire two masterpieces of Ilocos' unique 'earthquake baroque' architecture- Paoay and Santa Maria Church. Capping off, we'll surf through the waves of Maira-ira beach in Pagudpud ending our journey in time to join the revelries of the annual fiesta in Vigan.
We leave on Thursday, April 30, 9 p.m. and will get back on Sunday, May 3, very late in the eveing or early morning. May 1 is a holiday so no need to take a leave. The tour fee is PHP15,000 per person all inclusive of bus transportation (one can opt to fly for additional fees), overnight accommodation at the best resort in Pagudpud (Kapuluan Vista Resort), overnight accommodation at the heart of the heritage town of Vigan (Vigan Plaza Hotel), full board and all meals, plus many surprises.
Ultimate Pahiyas and Culinary Tour of Laguna and Quezon
It's fiesta time in this month of May and what better way to drink, eat and be merry as we head south to explore charming Quezon province. It's the best time of the year as the as join in the revelry and celebrate feast of San Isidro de Labradorl! First off, to the town of Lucban and Pahiyas Festival where we'll feast our eyes over a smorgasbord of food, music, artistry and local color! Then on to the neighboring town of Sariaya to join the street celebrations of the Agawan Festival. Along the way, we'll follow the Viaje del Sol and discover the the quaint dining establishments, meet the personalities and immerse ourselves in true Tagalog hospitality!
The tour leaves on Thursday, May 14, 5:30 a.m. and returns on Friday, May 15, 10:30 p.m. The tour fee is PHP8,000 per person all inclusive of transportation, overnight accommodation at the best bed & breakfast place in San Pablo, Laguna (Casa San Pablo), full board and all meals, plus many surprises.
We can only accommodate a maximum of 20 people for Zambales/Pangasinan Tour and Ilocos Tour and 30 people for the Pahiyas Tour. So book now beacuse slots are filled-up really fast. For inquiries on itineraries, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For bookings, reserve your slots at email@example.com.
To those asking about Batanes tour in May, sorry guys but it's fully-booked. We'll make an announcement as to when the next tour is.