11th Ambassadors’ Tour

Pacific Air Leisure at the 11th Ambassador’s Tour 2017

Ms Kim Tia, Owner and President of Pacific Air Leisure, joined by its Manager, Ms. Lyn Abad and Travel Partners, Mr and Mrs Fer and Luvy David were proud delegates of The 11th Ambassador’s Tour. It started last July 11 and lasted until July 16 with almost 200 ‘Filipino Ambassadors’ from the United States. The highlight of the tour was a 4 day visit to the King City of the South, Davao City and an audience with The President of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. The event was a project of DFA together with the Department of Tourism.


Travel date: July 11-16, 2017

Reservation/Booking EXTENDED

Basic Tour: 6 Days / 5 Nights

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Join the 11th Ambassadors’ Tour! This one-of-a-kind tour caters to Filipino-Americans and travelers from the United States to experience and have fun in the Philippines in a whole new way. The participants, led by the Philippine Ambassador, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors will have the opportunity to reconnect with their Philippine roots, experience local culture, try exciting activities, and delectable cuisine in this year’s featured destinations – Manila and Davao.

Tour Highlights 

MANILA: Bahay Tsinoy | National Museum | UST Museum | Mind Museum | American Cemetery | Intramuros | Fort Santiago | San Agustin Church | Casa Manila | Malacanang Museum | Metropolitan Museum

DAVAO: Malagos Garden Resort | Philippine Eagle Center | Hijo Resorts | Mt. Apo | Crocodile Park | Tribung K’Mindanawan | Durian Candy Factory


RATES

 

LAND PACKAGE ONLY Starts from $790 /pax

Inclusions (Basic Tour):

Airport transfers in Manila and Davao | 2 nights stay in Manila | 3 nights stay in Davao | Meals and tours stated in the itinerary | Transportation throughout the tour | DOT-accredited tour guide

ALL-IN (RT international + domestic airfare + land package) Starts at $1738 /pax from LAX/SFO

Starts at $1813 /pax from HNL

Starts from $1833 /pax from JFK

Slots are limited and subject to space and availability.

For bookings, contact our Travel Partners or your preferred travel agent


 

Itinerary

1

Day 1

July 10, 2017 (Monday) East Coast, Mid West and Hawaii ArrivalLate evening arrival in Manila

Welcome reception by the Department of Tourism

Transfer/ Check-in at hotel

Overnight Stay at hotel

July 11, 2017 (Tuesday) Early morning arrival in ManilaWelcome reception by the Department of Tourism

Transfer to hotel/check-in at Nobu Hotel or Hyatt City of Dreams

Assembly for Wreath Laying Ceremony

Depart Hotel

Proceed for Wreath Laying Ceremony at Rizal Park

Lunch at the local restaurant

A culinary demonstration during lunch which will give you an insight of Philippine Culture though the famous Filipino Cuisine
Proceed for your afternoon Tours (Please choose from below options)

  • Millennial Tour – Bahay Tsinoy, National Museum, UST Museum, Mind Museum and American Cemetery
  • Charms of Old Manila (Intramuros Tour) – Fort Santiago, San Agustin Church, Casa Manila and Bahay Tsinoy
  • Museum Tour – Malacañang Museum, National Museum and Metropolitan Museum

Return to hotel

Welcome dinner hosted by Tourism

Promotions Board (TPB)

Overnight stay at Nobu or Hyatt City of Dreams

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Day 2

July 12, 2017 (Wednesday) Breakfast at hotelCheck-out

Transfer to domestic airport

Leave for Davao

Arrive in Davao International Airport

Welcome reception at Davao International Airport by the Department of Tourism

Lunch at local restaurant

Afternoon Malagos Resort and Philippine Eagle Center Tour

A scenic drive to Malagos, Calinan and visit the Eagle Center where you can see the endangered Philippine Eagles in their natural habitat. A close encounter with Pag-asa, the first eagle that was born in the captivity by artificial insemination. Next is the Malagos Garden Resort to see the mother of orchids, the Waling-waling. Stroll along the amenities of the resort and enjoy the different varieties of orchids in their garden. A chance to feed the birds inside the dome and mingle with the colorful butterflies in their sanctuary.

Dinner hosted by Mayor Sarah “Inday” Duterte (tentative)

Return to hotel

Overnight stay at the hotel

3

Day 3

July 13, 2017 (Thursday) Full-day Banana Plantation Tour
An hour and a half scenic drive from the city of Davao will bring you to the Hijo Resorts located in the north of Davao Region. Enjoy a unique experience of one of the oldest banana and coconut plantations in the country. Home of the sprawling beach, vast river, lush forest, and plantation, the resort is an ideal getaway for those who love nature and seek to preserve it in the most enjoyable way. Under the tropical sun, relax, sunbath, swim or snorkel. For the young adventure lovers, experience a walk in the hanging bridges and forest trails. Cruise the Madaum River and enjoy its lush scenery. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch with famous cuisine of the region at the beachfront with abundance of fruits and fresh veggies harvested from their garden. A cultural show with singing and dancing by the local school children will highlight the whole day tour.

Return to City of Davao late in the afternoon.

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Day 4

July 14, 2017 (Friday) Breakfast at the hotel.Assembly at hotel lobby.

Depart for Davao City Tour.

A brief introduction of what Davao has to offer in the afternoon. Visit the Crocodile Park for the reptilian adventures. Get to know “Pangil” the 2nd largest crocodile in captivity and “Buloy” the friendly 15ft. python. Just nearby is the Tribung K’Mindanawan where it showcases our rich cultural heritage and replicas of the different tribal houses in the region. Sample on local fruits and bountiful harvest of Davao such as pomelo, mangosteen, marang or take your first whiff of the Durian at the fruit market. Otherwise settle for the candies at the Durian Candy Factory or the Durian Flavored Cappuccino.   A scenic view of Davao from the top of the Shrine hill at the Holy Infant Jesus or at the Jack’s Ridge. Visit the Museo Dabawenyo where it houses the rich colleciton of Davao’s History displayed in their galleries. Bargain for some souvenirs at the Aldevinco Souvenir Shop.

Lunch at local restaurant.

Audience with President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (tentative)

Overnight stay at the hotel.

5

Day 5

July 15, 2017 (Saturday) Breakfast at the hotel.Check-out

Transfer to airport.

Depart for Manila

Arrive Manila

Transfer/Check-in at Makati Shangri-la Hotel

Dinner hosted by Western Union (tentative)

Optional Bar tour at Bonifacio Global City

(Additional USD 60.00 per person inclusive of transfers & 1 round of drink)

Overnight stay at Makati Shangri-la Hotel

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Day 6

July 16, 2017 (Sunday) Breakfast at hotelCheck-out

Transfer to airport

Depart for homebound journey.