Lonely Planet Philippines

Lonely Planet Philippines

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Description

#1 best-selling guide to the Philippines*

Lonely Planet Philippines is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Swim at secluded beaches in the Bacuit Archipelago, take part in a colourful fiesta, dive remote reefs and magnificent walls at Apo Island or Balicasag; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Philippines and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Philippines Travel Guide:



Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, etiquette, people, culture, politics, environmental issues, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine.
Over 90 maps
Covers Manila, Corregidor, Luzon, Zambales Coast, Lingayen Gulf, Ilocos, the Cordillera, Batanes, Bicol, Masbate, Catanduanes, Marinduque, Mindoro, Boracay, the Visayas, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Samar, Mindanao, Palawan and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Philippines, our most comprehensive guide to the Philippines, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.



Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Southeast Asia on a shoestring guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Michael Grosberg, Greg Bloom, Trent Holden, Anna Kaminski and Paul Stiles.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Best-selling guide to The Philippines. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA, February 2014-January 2015
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 19mm | 385g
  • Lonely Planet Publications
  • Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 12th Revised edition
  • Total Colour Pages
  • 1742207839
  • 9781742207834
  • 13,465

Table of contents

1. Best-selling guide to the Philippines
2. In-depth info on diving, a major tourist drawcard
3. New 'First time in the Philippines' feature contains helpful at-a-glance info, inclduing tips on etiquette and language
4. New chapter on outdoor activities
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Review Text

The Philippines is defined by its emerald rice fields, teeming megacities, graffiti-splashed jeepneys, smouldering volcanoes, bug-eyed tarsiers, fuzzy water buffalo and smiling, happy-go-lucky people.Lonely Planet will get you to the heart of Philippines, with amazing travel experiences and the best planning advice:.Inspirational images, highlights and recommendations from our expert authors.Planning features and top itineraries to help you plan the perfect trip.Local secrets and hidden travel gems that will make your trip unique.Plus dedicated feature on diving in the Philippines, plus coverage of the region’s other outdoor activities, people and culture, and environment
Coverage includes:Planning chapters, Manila, North Luzon, Southeast Luzon, Mindoro, Boracay & Western Visayas, Cebu & Eastern Visayas, Mindanao, Palawan, and the Understand and Survival guide chapters.
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310 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 33% (102)
4 37% (116)
3 24% (75)
2 4% (13)
1 1% (4)
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