13 days in Philippines Itinerary

13 days in Philippines Itinerary

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13 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Manila, Luzon
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
3
Boracay
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a stroll through Intramuros.

Plan a Manila trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Los Angeles, USA to Manila is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Manila, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Manila, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 80°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for El Nido.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Silahis Arts & Artifacts ©
Silahis Arts & Artifacts

4
nights
El Nido, Palawan Island

El Nido ©
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Relax by the water at Duli Beach and Nacpan Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marimegmeg Beach and Fort Santa Isabel. Spend the 8th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Hidden Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Payong-Payong Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the El Nido trip planner .

Getting from Manila to El Nido by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Fort Santa Isabel
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Duli Beach ©
Duli Beach
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
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.
On the 11th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Diniwid Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bulabog Beach, kick back and relax at White Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and finally hunt for treasures at D' Talipapa Market.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Boracay day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from El Nido to Boracay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. May in Boracay sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Banol Beach and Kalitang Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Bulog Island. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Banana Island and don't miss a visit to Lusong Gunboat Wreck.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Coron online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Coron

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
Banana Island ©
Banana Island

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 16th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Ayala Mall, then see the interesting displays at Basilica del Santo Nino, and then contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cebu City holiday maker website .

Fly from Coron to Cebu City in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Cebu City are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Ayala Mall ©
Ayala Mall
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross

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