10 days in Philippines Itinerary

10 days in Philippines Itinerary

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10 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Tawala, Panglao Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: San Francisco

3
nights
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kalitang Beach and Smith Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Bulog Island. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Atwayan Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at San Agustin Parish Church.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coron tour itinerary planner .

San Francisco, USA to Coron is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Coron is 16 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Tawala.

Things to do in Coron

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Atwayan Beach ©
Atwayan Beach
Bulog Island ©
Bulog Island

2
nights
Tawala, Panglao Island

Ringed with shallow coral reefs and white sandy beaches, Tawala occupies the southeastern portion of Panglao Island, renowned for its premium snorkeling and dive spots.
On the 13th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Nova Shells Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Augustine's Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary, then make a trip to Our Lady of Assumption Church, and finally kick back and relax at Dumaluan Beach. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Virgin Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Alona Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Tawala trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coron to Tawala. In July, daytime highs in Tawala are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Cebu City.

Things to do in Tawala

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Panglao Island, Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Dumaluan Beach ©
Dumaluan Beach

2
nights
Cebu City, Cebu Island

Cebu City ©
The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then contemplate the long history of 1730 Jesuit House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. On the next day, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Santo Nino, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cebu City route planner .

Getting from Tawala to Cebu City by car takes about 4.5 hours. In July in Cebu City, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 77°F at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
1730 Jesuit House ©
1730 Jesuit House

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