3rd Ambassadors/Consuls General
Tour of the Philippines
July 12 — 20, 2007
The Philippine Embassies, Philippine Consulates General,
Philippine Tourism Offices and the Philippine Trade Offices
in the United States and Canada, invite you to join
this exceptional tour of the Philippines led by the
highest-ranking Philippine Officials in North America.
Treat yourself, your family and friends to an extraordinary tour
that is specially designed for you, our VIPs. Re-experience
the wonders of our country. Be “Wowed” by its beautiful
landscape. Enjoy our exciting Filipino cuisine.
Look for opportunities in areas for investment, business and
retirement. See why the Philippine Peso is the second best
currency in Asia. Visit an “intelligent” building in Makati.
Participate in a historic wreath-laying ceremony at Rizal Park
led by Philippine Ambassadors. Have lunch at Malacanang
Palace and tour its museum; and of course, personally meet
Her Excellency Gloria Macapagal Arroyo,
President of the Republic of the Philippines.
3rd Ambassadors / Consuls General
Tour of the Philippines
US$ 1,590 per person
Roundtrip Airfare from the USA and Canada via Philippine Airlines
Plus Basic Program Package: July 14 - 17 that includes:
3-4 Nights stay at Shangri-La Makati Hotel, Buffet breakfast at hotel
Meeting and Photo-Op with President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
Lunch at Malacañang
Palace and Tour of Palace Museum
2-3 dinners with Entertainment, two lunches, Day out of town tours (Choice of Corregidor,
Taal/Tagaytay, Villa Escudero and Kawit, Cavite)
Tour of Manila and Makati, Grand welcome and airport amenities
All transfers, porterage and MORE!
Extension of 3 nights / 4 days optional tours will be offered at additional cost.
12 July 2007 (Thursday)
Depart Los Angeles International Airport in the evening via Philippine Airlines
13 July 2007 (Friday) Cross International Dateline
Arrival in Manila (Ninoy Aquino International Airport) VIP lei reception, Full assistance with Immigration and Customs.
Transfer to Shangri-la Hotel (tour briefing on bus); check-in.
14 July 2007 (Saturday)
12:00PM Arrival at hotel of second group. Lunch to be arranged or at own.
1:30PM Option 1: City Tour of Manila and Makati
Option 2: Additional $12 required for Pasarap (Spa/massage) or Paganda (Manicure/pedicure or hair cut). Advance notice/payment upon submission of full payment required.
Option 3: Visit to Shopping Centers
Option 4: Enterpreneurship Seminar (Small Business Franchising, etc. c/o DTI)
5:30PM Back to hotel. Facilitated check-in. (Hotel to be ready with keys, credit card swiping)
7:00PM Welcome Dinner with Entertainment - Philippine Plaza (Bayanihan/Banda Kawayan)
15 July 2007 (Sunday)
7:00AM Holy Mass / Breakfast
9:00AM Depart for Day out of town tours; Choice of
- Corregidor Tour (departure for CCP 7:30AM)
- Villa Escudero with stop at Rizal Home in Calamba
- Historical Tour of Kawit, Cavite (Aguinaldo Shrine, Sayaw sa Apoy, products display)
- Taal/Tagaytay/Batangas Eco-Cultural Tour
7:00PM Free time (Tiendecitas or dinner hosted by developers to be announced later)
16 July 2007 (Monday)
6:30 - 9:00AM Buffet Breakfast
9:30AM Wreath Laying Ceremony at Rizal Monument
10:30AM Tour of Malacañang Museum
12:00NN Lunch at Heroes Hall
1:30PM Meeting with the President/Photo Op
2:30PM Return to hotel via Rolling Tour of parts of Manila & Makati not covered on Saturday
Evening Appreciation Dinner hosted by the Philippine Department of Tourism (Venue to be announced)
17 July 2007 (Tuesday)
Start of OUT OF TOWN POST TOURS (Confirm departure time with Rajah Tours day before)
Before 12noon Check out (End of Basic Tour)
Optional Out-of-Town Post Tours
17 - 20 July 2007 3 Nights, 4 Days: Laguna Lake Loop, Cebu/Bohol, Iloilo/Guimaras, Kalibo/Boracay, Davao, Palawan, Laoag/Vigan/Baguio
Cagayan de Oro/Camiguin
17 - 20 July 2007 2 Nights, 3 Days: Subic and Olongapo Tour
Rates are based on Twin Sharing. Triple Sharing, Child and
Single Supplement rates are also available*
Rates are subject to change w/ out prior notice.