IN PHOTOS: Miss Universe 2017 candidates tour PH

MANILA, Philippines – It's definitely more fun in the Philippines as the Miss Universe 2017 candidates jetted off to Batanes, Bohol, and Camiguin on Friday, December 8 as part of the Department of Tourism's Bring Home A Friend program.

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, together with some of the candidates went to Batanes.

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in Batanes. Photo from the Department of Tourism

Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters in Batanes.

Photo from the Department of Tourism

 

Demi-Leigh with Miss Great Britain Anna Burdzy. Photo from the Department of Tourism

Demi-Leigh with Miss Great Britain Anna Burdzy.

Photo from the Department of Tourism

Demi-Leigh and Anna pose for a photo at the San Josr de Ivana. Photo from the Department of Tourism

Demi-Leigh and Anna pose for a photo at the San Josr de Ivana.

Photo from the Department of Tourism

Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters, on the other hand, accompanied some of her fellow candidates to Bohol, where they were met by the officials and got a chance to see tarsiers and spend time at the Bohol Beach Club.

 

 

Rachel Peters with Russia's Kseniya Alexandrova and Malaysia's Samantha James are given an official welcome in Bohol. Photo by Mike Ortega Ligalig/Rappler

Rachel Peters with Russia's Kseniya Alexandrova and Malaysia's Samantha James are given an official welcome in Bohol.

Photo by Mike Ortega Ligalig/Rappler

 

The ladies snap some photos of the cute little tarsier. Photo by Mike Ortega Ligalig/Rappler

The ladies snap some photos of the cute little tarsier.

Photo by Mike Ortega Ligalig/Rappler

 

Miss U Beauties (PH, Malaysia and Russia) at the Bohol Beach Club in Panglao Island, Bohol. Photo by Mike Ortega Ligalig/Rappler

Miss U Beauties (PH, Malaysia and Russia) at the Bohol Beach Club in Panglao Island, Bohol.

Photo by Mike Ortega Ligalig/Rappler

The other candidates were given a tour of Camiguin, where they got the chance to go to the Guiob Church Ruins, have fun at a waterfalls, and relax at the beach.

LOOK: #MissUniverse 2017 candidates arrive in Camiguin Island, Philippines’ 5th most visited tourist destination. | via @BobbyLagsa #rstream @MissUniverse pic.twitter.com/N46F9cGP9g — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) December 8, 2017

 

Miss #Singapore tries fresh Sea Urchin at the White Island, Camiguin. @rapplerdotcom @xjromualdo pic.twitter.com/EkaOeSDxcY — bobby lagsa (@BobbyLagsa) December 8, 2017

 

miss USA on her thoughts about the Philippines during the Miss Universe 2017 candidates visit in Camiguin. @rapplerdotcom @xjromualdo pic.twitter.com/lW1Rh6IHOV — bobby lagsa (@BobbyLagsa) December 8, 2017

 

Miss USA tries fresh Sea Urchin at the White Island, Camiguin. @rapplerdotcom @xjromualdo pic.twitter.com/AhKd8pZ7rA — bobby lagsa (@BobbyLagsa) December 8, 2017

 

Miss Universe 2017 candidates visits Tuasqn Falls in Camiguin Island. @rapplerdotcom @xjromualdo pic.twitter.com/lUgdKgDFyM — bobby lagsa (@BobbyLagsa) December 8, 2017

 

Miss Korea on her experience in beautiful Camiguin Island, Philippines' 5th most visited province. @rapplerdotcom @xjromualdo pic.twitter.com/8A83utMmOb — bobby lagsa (@BobbyLagsa) December 8, 2017

 

The candidates are set to return Friday evening after their tour. – with reports from Bobby Lagsa and Mike Ortega Ligalig/Rappler.com