12 days in Philippines Itinerary

12 days in Philippines Itinerary

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12 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Manila, Luzon
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
3
Boracay
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 1 night
Fly:  21 h
End: Ljubljana

1
night
Manila, Luzon

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
On the 27th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago, take a stroll through Intramuros, and then admire the masterpieces at San Agustin Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rizal Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manila Cathedral, and then explore the activities along Manila Bay.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Manila trip itinerary maker tool .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Manila is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to Manila is 7 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in March, expect Manila to be warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to El Nido.

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Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Intramuros ©
Intramuros
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church

2
nights
El Nido, Palawan Island

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Las Cabanas Beach and then stroll through Nacpan Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our El Nido online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Manila to El Nido takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

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Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach

3
nights
Boracay

Boracay ©
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Get in touch with nature at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and White Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Diniwid Beach and Bulabog Beach. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Dream Land Trick Art Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Ilig Iligan Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Boracay trip itinerary planner.

Getting from El Nido to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In March, daytime highs in Boracay are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Boracay

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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at San Agustin Parish Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Banol Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kalitang Beach.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Coron trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Coron

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Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
San Agustin Parish Church ©
San Agustin Parish Church

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Taoist Temple, contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, then explore the galleries of Basilica del Santo Nino, then steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Colon Street.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cebu City road trip website .

Fly from Coron to Cebu City in 3 hours. In April in Cebu City, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Fort San Pedro ©
Fort San Pedro

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