18 days in Philippines Itinerary

18 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
2
Boracay
— 5 nights
3
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 2 nights
4
Danao, Panglao Island
— 2 nights
5
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 3 nights

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Nacpan Beach and Las Cabanas Beach. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the activities along Small Lagoon, enjoy the sand and surf at Secret Lagoon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Commando Beach.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our El Nido trip planning app.

Bratislava, Slovakia to El Nido is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Philippine Standard Time is 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and Balinghai Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach, stroll through Bulabog Beach, don't miss a visit to Ariel's Point, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boracay trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from El Nido to Boracay takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In April, daytime highs in Boracay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at San Vicente Marine Sanctuary and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Fo Guang Shan Chu Un Temple, contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Santo Nino, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lapu Lapu trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Boracay to Lapu Lapu by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Danao.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Cebu City
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
San Vicente Marine Sanctuary ©
San Vicente Marine Sanctuary
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino

2
nights
Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Virgin Island, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alona Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Arko Beach, thenstroll through Dumaluan Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Tarsier Botanika.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Danao route planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lapu Lapu to Danao. In May, daily temperatures in Danao can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in Danao

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Panglao Island, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dumaluan Beach ©
Dumaluan Beach

3
nights
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Coron is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Sunken Japanese Wrecks, kick back and relax at Kalitang Beach, and stop by Makulit Shop.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coron trip itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Danao to Coron. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Coron

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunken Japanese Wrecks ©
Sunken Japanese Wrecks
Coral Garden ©
Coral Garden

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