16 days in Philippines Itinerary

16 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manila, Luzon
— 1 night
2
Boracay
— 5 nights
3
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
4
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
5
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Manila Ocean Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago, thenwalk around Rizal Park, thenwander the streets of Intramuros, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Manila itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Manila is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Manila. Traveling from London in May, things will get much hotter in Manila: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Manila

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park
Intramuros ©
Intramuros

5
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.
Boracay is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), tour the pleasant surroundings at White Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and head off the coast to Crystal Cove Island.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boracay trip builder tool.

Fly from Manila to Boracay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Manila in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Boracay, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Ariel's Point ©
Ariel's Point

3
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.
El Nido is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Nacpan Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Seven Commando Beach, and head outdoors with Lio Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read El Nido trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Boracay to El Nido takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon

3
nights
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island

Puerto Princesa ©
A convenient place to stay when exploring the island, the city of Puerto Princesa sits on the coast in the center of the landmass.
Puerto Princesa is known for nature, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, stop by Baker's Hill, explore the striking landscape at Ugong Rock, and contemplate the waterfront views at Honda Bay.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto Princesa tour itinerary planner.

Getting from El Nido to Puerto Princesa by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Puerto Princesa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Honda Bay ©
Honda Bay

2
nights
Cebu City, Cebu Island

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 (Fri): contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross, thensee the interesting displays at Basilica del Santo Nino, thenmake a trip to Fo Guang Shan Chu Un Temple, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Cebu City holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Princesa to Cebu City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross

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