21 days in Manila, El Nido & Coron Itinerary

21 days in Manila, El Nido & Coron Itinerary

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21 days in Manila, El Nido & Coron Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11 h
1
Manila
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
El Nido
— 3 nights
Ferry:  4 h 30 min
3
Coron
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Manila
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Manila

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 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Manila online tour planner .

Sydney, Australia to Manila is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Manila is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Manila hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Manila

Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Runway Manila, Eastwood City
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Scuba & Snorkeling
Eastwood City ©
Eastwood City

3
nights
El Nido

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.
On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Duli Beach and then kick back and relax at Star Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the El Nido trip tool .

You can fly from Manila to El Nido in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Duli Beach ©
Duli Beach
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach
Star Beach ©
Star Beach

6
nights
Coron

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Visit Banol Beach and Atwayan Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Black Island. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Banana Island, stroll through Kalitang Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Smith Beach, and stop by Makulit Shop.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Coron trip planning website .

Traveling by ferry from El Nido to Coron takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Busuanga Island
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
Atwayan Beach ©
Atwayan Beach

7
nights
Manila

Manila ©
Step out of the city life by going to Masungi Georeserve and Katungkulan Beach Resort. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marine Base Ternate Beach and The Fort. Explore Manila's surroundings by going to All Hands Beach (in Subic Bay Freeport Zone), Holy Rosary Parish Church (in Angeles City) and The Pink Sisters Chapel & Convent (in Tagaytay). See some other sides of Manila: kick back and relax at Paniman Beach, pick up some local products at San Andres Market, examine the collection at Rizal Shrine, and wander the streets of Malate District.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manila online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Coron to Manila takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. You will leave for home on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Manila

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ternate, Glorietta, Masungi Georeserve, The Pink Sisters Chapel & Convent, Holy Rosary Parish Church
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Masungi Georeserve ©
Masungi Georeserve
Marine Base Ternate Beach ©
Marine Base Ternate Beach
Paniman Beach ©
Paniman Beach

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