16 days in Philippines Itinerary

16 days in Philippines Itinerary

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1
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 4 nights
2
Boracay
— 4 nights
3
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 2 nights
4
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 1 night
5
Tagaytay, Luzon
— 1 night
6
Manila, Luzon
— 2 nights

4
nights
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

Lapu Lapu ©
Learn about the first encounters and a historical clash of civilizations by exploring the shrines and monuments dedicated to the Spanish explorer Fernando Magellan and Lapu Lapu, the city's eponymous hero who defeated him.
Do your shopping at Ayala Mall and Island Central Mactan. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Magellan's Cross and Taoist Temple. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lapu Lapu: Cebu City (Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, Colon Street, &more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, buy something for everyone on your list at Gaisano Mall, stop by New Susing's Guitar, and examine the collection at Cebu Happy World Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lapu Lapu trip itinerary planner.

Khartoum, Sudan to Lapu Lapu is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time to Philippine Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Khartoum, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lapu Lapu, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Shopping · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cebu City, Cebu Happy World Museum
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Ayala Mall ©
Ayala Mall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: White Beach and Bulabog Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and Diniwid Beach. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Ilig Iligan Beach, and browse the different shops at City Mall.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Boracay trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Lapu Lapu to Boracay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Boracay, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can 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

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 28th (Mon): explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Malbato Church, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Agustin Parish Church and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kalitang Beach.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Coron

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Malbato Church ©
Malbato Church

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Nacpan Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the El Nido trip builder.

Getting from Coron to El Nido by ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tagaytay.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach

1
night
Tagaytay, Luzon

Tagaytay ©
Stretching out along a mountain ridge, the resort town of Tagaytay offers rest and relaxation for many of those who live in Manila.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Hill, Don Bosco Batulao, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish tagaytay, and then take in the exciting artwork at Museo Orlina.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tagaytay using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Nido to Tagaytay takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Tagaytay are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Manila.

Things to do in Tagaytay

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Chapel on the Hill, Don Bosco Batulao
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Chapel on the Hill, Don Bosco Batulao ©
Chapel on the Hill, Don Bosco Batulao
Museo Orlina ©
Museo Orlina
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish tagaytay ©
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish tagaytay

2
nights
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 2nd (Fri), stop by SM Mall of Asia, admire all the interesting features of Fort Santiago, and then wander the streets of Intramuros.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manila trip maker app.

You can drive from Tagaytay to Manila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Manila are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

SM Mall of Asia
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SM Mall of Asia ©
SM Mall of Asia
Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago

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