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Philippines Kosher Vacation

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At Kosher Pacific we have created a tour that encompasses all the amazing aspects of the Philippines in a way that allows you to see all the beauty of this wonderful country as well as ensuring that each location is catering for all of your kosher requirements. This tour requires a minimum of 10 people and we will provide you with a customized quote to fit in with your specific requirements. We can change any part of this tour, but we have found that all we change is the level of accommodation to suit your budget.

We have made sure that we have chosen excursions that are suitable for your age group and are socially and ethically responsible.

The 100% kosher tour includes 5 start hotels that support and understand our kosher requirements. We work very close with the kitchens and make sure that there are no mistakes and that everything is run through us before it is presented to the group. Our personal guide is from Israel and speaks fluent English.

 

 

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All about the Philippines Kosher Vacation.

Day 01 Arrival in Manila. Bambike Tour

Day 02 Hidden Valley Tour

Day 03 Shabbat

Day 04 Pagsanjan Falls Tour

Day 05 Manila to Cauayan

Day 06 Batad and Banga-an Trek

Day 07 Fly to Puerto Princesa via Manila

Day 08 Honda Bay Tour

Day 09 Underground River Tour.Drive to El Nido

Day 10 Shabbat

Day 11 Island Tour A & C

Day 12 Fly to Clark

Day 13 Mt. Pinatubo Tour

Day 14 Departure from Manila

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

NUMBER OF PAX OF CONFIRM RATE PER PERSON IN USD (based on twin sharing)

20 – 25 pax US$3,624.00

Single Supplement US$1420.00

Island Resort Upgrade to: El Nido Miniloc

Single Supplement US$675.00

Airfare (with 7kg hand carry and 20kg check-in baggage)

Manila – Cauayan – ManilaUS$350.00

Manila – Puerto Princesa US$250.00

El Nido – Clark US$150.00

Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

INCLUSIONS

Welcome gift upon arrival

Mineral water upon arrival

Private transfers

English-speaking guide

Essential fees during tours

Accommodations with breakfast in twin sharing as stated in the program

Meals as indicated in the program

Government taxes and VAT

  1. DAY 01 ARRIVAL IN MANILA

    Arrival in Manila from international flight.

    Meet & greet assistance at the airport

    Welcome gift with pack of dried mangoes and a bottle of Tanduay rhum. Upon arrival, proceed to Bambike Tour. Start your day with a visit to Paco Park and Rizal Park. Afterwards, get ready for a Bambike Tour. It’s a great way to see the city of Manila on bamboo bikes that have been handmade by the Gawad Kalinga villagers

    After the cycling tour, you’ll head over to see the bizarre Chinese Cemetery and Makati, a modern district of Manila. Makati is also the financial center of the Philippines with large department stores, major banks and foreign embassies. After tour, transfer to hotel and check-in. Freshen up, in the evening, pick up at the hotel lobby for dinner at Barbara’s Restaurant.

    Experience a fascinating ambience and be delighted with the cultural dance show – a glimpse of Philippine Culture and Heritage through traditional dances and songs while enjoying the exquisite dishes of Barbara’s Heritage Restaurant. After dinner, transfer back to hotel.

    Overnight at The Peninsula Manila

  2. DAY 02 HIDDEN VALLEY TOUR

    Breakfast at the hotel. 0700h Pick up at the hotel lobby for Hidden Valley Tour.

    *What to bring: Sun care, slippers, swimwear, towel, change of clothes *What to wear: Comfortable clothing

    Hundreds of centuries ago, a crater more than 300 hundred feet deep formed during a fiery volcanic upheaval. From the cracks, more than a hundred springs of varying water temperatures came to life, forming natural spring pools with the purest mineral waters reputed to be medicinal and rejuvenating. Six natural spring pools await guests and 3 natural Jacuzzis. Set amidst acres of abundant foliage, the tropical forest beckons one to commune with nature. One need only follow the myriad directions through wooden bridges and stoned pathways to connect with the peace and solitude of century old tress, verdant giant ferns, lush palms, hundreds of scattered springs and the captivating Hidden Falls. Lunch at Chabbad . After lunch, transfer back to hotel.

    Overnight at The Peninsula Manila.

  3. DAY 03 SHABBAT DAY

    Breakfast at the hotel. Shabbat. At night, pick up at the hotel lobby for cocktails at Firefly roof deck. Then, dinner at Chabad.

    Overnight at The Peninsula Manila.

  4. DAY 04 PAGSANJAN FALLS TOUR

    Breakfast at the hotel. 0700h Pick up at the hotel lobby for Pagsanjan Falls Tour.

    *What to bring: Sun care, slippers, swimwear, towel, change of clothes *What to wear: Comfortable clothing

    Pagsanjan is a second class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. Pagsanjan is the tourist capital of Laguna and the home of the Bangkero Festival. The bangkeros are tour guides, who steer the tourists’ boats. They are the boatmen who shoot the 14 rapids between rocks and boulders all the way to the Pagsanjan Falls (or Magdapio Falls), for which the town is well known but are actually located in the neighboring municipality of Cavinti.

    Board canoes through a lush and magical jungle, and navigate downstream past cliffs and gushing rapids towards the Magdapio Falls, or more commonly known as Pagsanjan Falls. Shoot the rapids with expert boatmen traversing the turbulent waters and trying to outdo each other in friendly, frenzied competition. Spend some time at the falls for a swim or a raft ride under the falls. Lunch will be at Chabbad on pax arrangement. After tour, transfer back to Manila.

    Overnight at The Peninsula Manila.

  5. DAY 05 MANILA - BANAUE

    Breakfast at the resort. Check-out.

    Pick up at the hotel lobby to catch flight to Cauayan. 07h05 Flight: Manila to Cauayan 08h15 Arrival in Cauayan, Isabela Then, drive to Banaue approximately 4 hours.

    Banaue is home to spectacular hand-carved rice terraces, also dubbed as the “eighth wonder of the world” by some. Carved into the mountainside by the Ifugaos thousands of years ago, these terraces ascend to heaven like the steps of a gigantic staircase. Some reach an altitude of 1500 meters. The best time to see these fascinating rice fields included in Heritage of Humanity, extends from June to July (before harvest) and February-March (cleaning and planting). An estimated 3,000 years of age of the rice terraces, some of the oldest ones, are found in northern Luzon.

    The highland peasants Ifugao tribe, called the ”people of heaven”, began using the most common tools terracing on hillsides, sometimes very steep, to consolidate later by retaining walls and dams. Over the centuries, thus, Ifugaos carved bearing whole mountain rice terraces which they proudly call ”the heavenly stairs.” Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and check-in.

    Overnight at Banaue Hotel.

  6. DAY 06 BATAD - BANGAAN

    Breakfast at the hotel. Ride a local jeepney going to Batad. Stop by the Viewpoint to enjoy a unique panoramic view of the rice terraces. Proceed with Batad trek. Batad Terraces is shaped as an amphitheater and has served as means of survival to the Ifugao people in terms of farming and agriculture. It is said to be the most magnificent of all the rice terraces in the Ifugao province, although it takes more effort to climb up a hill to view this amazing man-made wonder that is carved steeply along the side of the mountain.

    Proceed to Banga-an Village. A traditional village nestled in a panoramic valley of terraces. A 20‐minute walk in a descending trail permits a closer look of the Ifugao world. Walk around and mingle with the friendly natives and visit a typical home to see their life ways. See a typical Ifugao Village where most people here still live the lifestyle of their ancestors long gone. Stop at the viewpoint of the oldest rice terraces known as the “8th Wonder of the World” and estimated to be more than 2,000 years old. Transfer back to hotel.

     Overnight at Banaue Hotel.

  7. DAY 07 FLY T PUERTO PRINCESA VIA MANILA

    Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out. Pick up at the hotel lobby for drive down to Cauayan for 4 hours. 09h25 Flight: Cauayan to Manila via Cebu Pacific 10h35 Arrival in Manila 13H40 Connect to Manila Puerto Princesa via Cebu Pacific 15h10

    Arrival in Manila Upon arrival, proceed to Butterfly Eco Garden and Tribal Village. Visit the Butterfly Eco Garden and Tribal Village for an environmental and a cultural experience. This ecological garden promotes environmental awareness by means of showcasing a variety of butterflies, other insects and some other endemic and endangered species. After roaming around the flora and fauna, you will then be invited to go pass a small door opening. You will be welcomed by bearded pigs native in Palawan on your path going to the tribal village. The tribal village aims to give the guests a cultural background of the indigenous people called ”Pal’awan”.

    Then, proceed to Iwahig firefly watching. The Iwahig River is clear, wide and deep, winding through dense jungles on either bank. Start with a little kayaking in the afternoon with an able river guide who can tell you all about the magic of jungle mangroves. Hundreds of fireflies clustering on their favored fragrant mangrove trees and doing their electronic love dances. After tour, transfer to hotel and check-in.

    Overnight at Canvass Boutique Hotel.

  8. DAY 08 HONDAY BAY TOUR

    Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out. Pick up at hotel for Honda Bay Tour. Hop on local outrigger boat to Honda Bay, a beautiful natural site of several islets with shallow reefs bordering fabulous beaches which have become the favorite swimming, snorkeling, and diving destinations of local residents and tourists. These islets are the Cannon (Cowrie) Island, Bat Island, Lu-Ii Island (derived from the word ””lulubog-lilitaw””, meaning floating and sinking island, is visible only during low tide), Meara Marina, Starfish Island (known for its fine white sand and clear water that teems with starfish), Snake Island (an island with a long stretch of fine white sand shaped like a snake), Pandan Island, and Senorita Island (the breeding site of lapu-lapu fish). Take your island pick for snorkeling and swimming and fish feedin

    After tour, drive to Sabang for hotel check-in.

    Overnight at Daluyon Mountain Beach Resort.

  9. DAY 09 UNDERGROUND RIVER TOUR – DRIVE TO EL NIDO

    Breakfast at the resort. Pick up at hotel for Underground River Tour. Beneath the 1028m St. Paul Mountain lies the Underground River, said to be the longest in the world. It flows through limestone caverns and emerges into a lagoon on Palawan Island’s west coast. From the park entrance, visitors can tour the river on small outrigger canoes paddled by park guides. A few meters into the cave it becomes pitch-black. Bats and swiftest roost above you and crabs, freshwater shrimp and fish swim in the river. The boat travels upstream through passages 12m wide and 15m high, passing through domed chambers with fascinating speleothems. A muddy beach 3km into the cave means portage becomes necessary to continue and the boat turns round here for the journey back. The underground river is Palawan’s most popular attraction. Lunch on pax account. After tour, transfer back to resort to freshen up.

    Check-out for transfer to El Nido. Drive approximately 5 hrs. el nido. is a first class municipality and managed resource protected area in the province of Palawan in the Philippines. It is about 420 kilometres (260 mi) south-west of Manila, and about 238 kilometres (148 mi) north-east of Puerto Princesa, Palawan’s capital. It is known for its white-sand beaches, coral reefs, limestone cliffs and as the gateway to the Bacuit archipelago. From the towering marble cliffs and enchanting lagoons to its 100 white sandy beaches, lush jungle and mangrove forest, prehistoric caves and waterfalls, El Nido is one of the top tourist destinations in Palawan, which is often referred to as the ”Philippines’ Last Frontier”. Upon arrival, transfer to resort and check.

    Overnight at Casa Kalaw.

  10. DAY 10 SHABBAT DAY Breakfast at the hotel..

    Overnight at Casa Kalaw.

  11. DAY 11 EL NIDO ISLAND TOUR

    Breakfast at the hotel. Pick up at the hotel lobby for island hopping Tour A. The El Nido Tour A Lagoons and Beaches tour will take you to the most awe inspiring rock formations and lagoons which can only be found in Bacuit Bay. The Big and Small Lagoon’s tranquil turquoise-green waters of its orchid-lined limestone walls, showcase a kaleidoscope of marine life. Scientists believe that these lagoons were actually caves which abound in these islands. The roofs of these caves must have collapsed millions of years ago, and these lagoons have emerged in their stead. It includes Secret Lagoon, Shimizu Island, Small laggon, Big Lagoon, and Seven Commandos Beach. Enjoy picnic lunch on the island. on After tour, transfer back to hotel. Overnight at Casa Kalaw.

  12. DAY 12 NACPAN BEACH / EL NIDO TO CLARK

    Breakfast at the hotel. Early pick up at the hotel lobby for Nacpan beach day tour.

    Nacpan Beach is said to be the most beautiful beach around El Nido town with kilometers of sandy beach and bright blue ocean. With Calitang Beach, they are known as El Nido’s Twin Beaches. Experience the El Nido zipline and enjoy the breathtaking views of the land and the sea from above. This zipline’s 750 meters long. The end point is on the another island, the Las Cabañas.

    After tour, transfer back to hotel.

    Freshen up, then, check-out. Transfer to the airport to catch flight to Clark.

    16h55 Flight: El Nido to Clark via AirSwift

    18h15 Arrival in Clark

    **Note: Flights operates only on days —WTFS with one flight a day.

    Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and check-in.

    Overnight at Midori Hotel.

  13. DAY 13 PUNING HOTSPRING

    Breakfast at the resort. Early departure. Drive to Pampanga for approximately 4 hour drive. Then, proceed to Puning Hot Spring tour. Puning Hot Spring is an adventure and relaxation rolled into one. It is located in Barangay Sapang Bato, Angeles, Pampanga. Experience it with the 4×4 off road fun and be amazed with the wonderful scenery.

    Dip in the hot springs with 13 pools to choose from. Bury yourself under hot sand and cool down with a mud pack. The name of the place came from the word Punang, which in Aeta means trees. The massive eruption of 1991 indeed left its mark in this land and it is from this destructive force that the Puning Hot Spring came about.

    The scenic ride took half an hour before you reach the fortress-like resort. Resting on a cliff, the stoneclad Puning Hot Spring. Afterwards the relaxing experience, have lunch at a local restaurant and transfer back to Manila after tour. After tour, transfer to hotel and check-in.

    Overnight at Midori Hotel.

  14. DAY 14 DEPART MANILA

    Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out. Pick up at the resort lobby for transfer back to Manila. Upon arrival in Manila, transfer to international airport to catch international flight. Depart Manila for flight back home.

Hotels

 Overnight at The Peninsula Manila

Overnight at Banaue Hotel.

Overnight at Canvass Boutique Hotel.

Overnight at Daluyon Mountain Beach Resort.

Overnight at Casa Kalaw.

Overnight at Midori Hotel.