Philippines Islands East: Amazing 11-day Group Backpacking Philippines Holiday Adventure

Snorkel with turtles, hike the Chocolate mountains, watch dolphins during sunrise and canyon down waterfalls on this epic 11 day Philippines itinerary!

From the planning to the execution, let us maximize your Philippines vacation!

The Philippines, comprised of over 7000 islands, is the 2nd largest archipelago in the world. What does that mean for you? Endless opportunities for exploration to exotic hot spots scattered everywhere. Our Philippines Islands East tour takes you to the best islands the country has to offer. You will start out in the tropical metropolis of Cebu City, followed by 3 incredible nights on the island of Siargao where you will be able to go island hopping and snorkelling. Followed by a couple nights at Bohol (famous for the chocolate mountains) and lastly Moalboal where the infamous "sardine run" takes place. Each location equally as stunning as the last this tour will have you itching to extend your time in the Philippines. 

Looking to extend your Philippines holiday? Check out our Philippines Voyage 20-day tour that combines this tour with our Philippines Islands West adventure!

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  • Welcome Information Booklet
  • Fun, easy-going trip leaders to ensure you are always having an amazing time!
  • Accommodation: Tried and tested to ensure the best locations, quality and safety. You will be staying in a mixture of cool hostels, hotels and guest houses.
  • Ground transportation to and from each destination (Buses & Ferries)
  • Flight to Siargao + baggage allowance up to 20KG
  • Flight to Cebu City + baggage allowance up to 20KG
  • Breakfast at each hotel X 10
  • Lunch X 2

  • Sunrise Dolphin Spotting
  • Sardine Run
  • Snorkel With Turtles 
  • Canyoning
  • Siargo Island Highlights
  • Island Hopping 
  • Visit Local Tribes In Bohol
  • Hiking The Chocolate Hills
  • Surf Lessons
  • City Walking Tour
  • Beach Clean Up
  • Cebu Night On The Town
  • Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary
  • River Cruise Buffet Lunch


You will need to bring spending money for the following: (MINIMUM of $30 USD/day; bring more if you want to do more, sky is the limit!)

  • Optional Activities
  • Travel Visas
  • Travel insurance (Must purchase prior to the trip)
  • Food (Breakfasts & 2 Lunch Included) 
  • Alcohol
  • Shopping
  • Transportation to personal excursions and/or any extra activities which are not included in the tour


  • Scuba Diving ($80)
  • Massage ($10)
  • Kayaking ($10)
  • Zip line ($12) 
  • Fat Bike Rental ($10)
  • Sohoton Cave Tour ($20)
  • Sugba Lagoon Trip ($40)
  • Hinagdanan Cave Tour ($15)