23 days in Philippines Itinerary

23 days in Philippines Itinerary

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23 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  20 h
1
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Camiguin
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
5
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Star Beach and Duli Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Marimegmeg Beach and Hidden Beach. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Lio Beach, step off the mainland to explore Helicopter Island, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read El Nido road trip planning website .

Los Angeles, USA to El Nido is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Philippines Time (PHT) is 16 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Star Beach ©
Star Beach
Duli Beach ©
Duli Beach
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach

5
nights
Cebu City, Cebu Island

Cebu City ©
The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Visiting Pescador Island and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Carmelite Monastery Cebu City and Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod. Change things up with these side-trips from Cebu City: Sibonga (Monastery of the Holy Eucharist & Simala Parish Church), Spas (in Lapu Lapu) and Gaisano Grand Mall (in Moalboal). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Simala Shrine, don't miss a visit to Sugbo Mercado, steep yourself in history at 1730 Jesuit House, and browse the different shops at Robinsons Galleria Cebu.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cebu City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from El Nido to Cebu City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Cebu City sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Camiguin.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Moalboal, Sibonga, Simala Shrine, Spas
Highlights from your plan
Carmelite Monastery Cebu City ©
Carmelite Monastery Cebu City
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
Simala Shrine ©
Simala Shrine

4
nights
Camiguin

Camiguin ©
Get in touch with nature on a vacation in Camiguin, a peaceful Philippine island known for the many volcanoes that dot its verdant landscape.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Camiguin Island and Ardent Hot Springs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at White Island and Kabila White Beach. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Mantigue Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Hibok-Hibok, explore the activities along Tuasan Falls, and take in the dramatic scenery at Binangawan Falls.

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Traveling by flight from Cebu City to Camiguin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Camiguin

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
White Island ©
White Island
Camiguin Island ©
Camiguin Island
Mt Hibok-Hibok
Mt Hibok-Hibok

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Banol Beach and Pass Island. Escape the urban bustle at Atwayan Beach and Banana Island. There's more to do: step off the mainland to explore Bulog Island and look for all kinds of wild species at Coral Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Coron travel planner.

Getting from Camiguin to Coron by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or ride a ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pass Island
Highlights from your plan
Coral Garden ©
Coral Garden
Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
Atwayan Beach ©
Atwayan Beach

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sabang Beach and Nagtabon Beach. Get outdoors at Tubbataha Reef and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum, identify plant and animal life at Kuyba Almoneca Meditation Garden, sample the tasty concoctions at Palaweno Brewery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Coron to Puerto Princesa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Puerto Princesa can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Sabang Beach ©
Sabang Beach
Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling

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