16 days in Philippines Itinerary

16 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manila, Luzon
— 1 night
2
Banaue, Luzon
— 2 nights
3
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 3 nights
4
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
5
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 3 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.
For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Manila trip builder app.

Paris, France to Manila is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Paris to Manila due to the time zone difference. In May, Manila is much warmer than Paris - with highs of 40°C and lows of 31°C. You'll set off for Banaue on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Manila

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

2
nights
Banaue, Luzon

Banaue ©
Surrounded by aesthetically pleasing and historically important rice terraces, the town of Banaue brings in many visitors each day, drawn to its World Heritage-listed agricultural sites.
Batad Rice Terraces has been added to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tappiyah Falls and Hapao Rice Terraces. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Banaue Museum and Banaue Rice Terraces. There's more to do: explore the activities along Guihob Natural Pool and don't miss a visit to Tam-an Village.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Banaue trip app.

Drive from Manila to Banaue in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Banaue

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tappiyah Falls ©
Tappiyah Falls
Batad Rice Terraces ©
Batad Rice Terraces
Banaue Museum ©
Banaue Museum

3
nights
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Step out of the city life by going to Banana Island and Banol Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Bulog Island and Atwayan Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, kick back and relax at Smith Beach, stop by Makulit Shop, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Agustin Parish Church.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Coron trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Banaue to Coron in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Atwayan Beach ©
Atwayan Beach
Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
Banana Island ©
Banana Island

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Marimegmeg Beach and Star Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Entalula Island and Duli Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fort Santa Isabel in Taytay (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read El Nido trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Coron to El Nido in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Fort Santa Isabel
Highlights from your plan
Entalula Island ©
Entalula Island
Duli Beach ©
Duli Beach
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach

3
nights
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island

A convenient place to stay when exploring the island, the city of Puerto Princesa sits on the coast in the center of the landmass.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Babuyan River. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palaweno Brewery and Palawan Heritage Center. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Pristine Beach, look for gifts at Binuatan Creations, and steep yourself in history at Plaza Cuartel.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Puerto Princesa trip builder site.

You can drive from El Nido to Puerto Princesa in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Puerto Princesa are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Palawan Heritage Center ©
Palawan Heritage Center
Plaza Cuartel ©
Plaza Cuartel

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