24 days in Philippines Itinerary

24 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Manila
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Siargao Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Cebu City
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
4
Badian
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Siquijor
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Carmen
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
8
Puerto Princesa
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
9
Coron
— 3 nights
Ferry:  4 h 15 min
10
El Nido
— 3 nights
Bus:  21 h 45 min
End: London

2
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.
Go for a jaunt from Manila to Makati to see Ayala Triangle Gardens about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Fort Santiago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Manila Ocean Park, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take a stroll through Intramuros.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Manila day trip website.

London, UK to Manila is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from London to Manila, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Manila at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Siargao Island.

Things to do in Manila

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Makati, SM Mall of Asia
Highlights from your plan
Manila Ocean Park ©
Manila Ocean Park
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park

3
nights
Siargao Island

Siargao Island ©
A lush oasis of tropical vegetation surrounded by warm waters east of the Philippines, Siargao Island offers a mix of mangrove forests, squeaky-clean sand beaches, and vibrant coral reefs.
Siargao Island is known for nature, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Dako Island, head outdoors with Outdoor Adventures Siargao, look for gifts at Fat Lips Surfshop, and explore the fascinating underground world of Hagukan Cave.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Siargao Island trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Manila to Siargao Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Siargao Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Siargao Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dako Island ©
Dako Island
Naked Island ©
Naked Island
Magpupungko Beach ©
Magpupungko Beach

2
nights
Cebu City

Cebu City ©
The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Taoist Temple, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Ayala Mall, thencontemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, and finally steep yourself in history at Yap Sandiego Ancestral House. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Casa Gorordo Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross, thenexamine the collection at Basilica del Santo Nino, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cebu City attractions planner.

You can fly from Siargao Island to Cebu City in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Badian.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Ayala Mall ©
Ayala Mall

1
night
Badian

Badian ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lambug Public Beach and then admire the sheer force of Kawasan Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Badian trip builder site.

You can take a bus from Cebu City to Badian in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Siquijor.

Things to do in Badian

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kawasan Falls ©
Kawasan Falls

1
night
Siquijor

Siquijor ©
Siquijor is a in the province of, Philippines and serves as its provincial capital. On the 21st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary, explore the activities along Sambulawan Underground River, and then get curious at MARELLE’S SEASHELL MUSEUM- RESTAURANT & BAR- GIFT SHOP.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Siquijor trip planner.

Drive from Badian to Siquijor in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Siquijor are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Carmen.

Things to do in Siquijor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

MARELLE’S SEASHELL MUSEUM- RESTAURANT & BAR- GIFT SHOP, Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Sambulawan Underground River ©
Sambulawan Underground River
Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary

1
night
Carmen

Carmen ©
Carmen is a in the province of, Philippines. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Cambuyo Rice Terraces, steep yourself in history at Mount Carmel Hill, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Chocolate Hills Natural Monument.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Carmen trip planner.

You can drive from Siquijor to Carmen in 4.5 hours. In December in Carmen, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Carmen

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bohol Island
Highlights from your plan
Mount Carmel Hill ©
Mount Carmel Hill
Cambuyo Rice Terraces ©
Cambuyo Rice Terraces

3
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.
Lapu Lapu is known for wildlife, shopping, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Virgen dela Regla National Shrine, look for gifts at New Susing's Guitar, and contemplate the long history of Magellan Shrine.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lapu Lapu online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Carmen to Lapu Lapu takes 4 hours. In December in Lapu Lapu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Vicente Marine Sanctuary ©
San Vicente Marine Sanctuary
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Lapu Lapu Statue ©
Lapu Lapu Statue

2
nights
Puerto Princesa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the activities along Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Baker's Hill and then explore the activities along Honda Bay.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Puerto Princesa holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lapu Lapu to Puerto Princesa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December in Puerto Princesa, expect temperatures between 36°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 Puerto Princesa

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Honda Bay ©
Honda Bay
Baker's Hill ©
Baker's Hill

3
nights
Coron

Coron ©
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 tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Kayangan Lake, head off the coast to Siete Pecados, and take in the natural beauty of Maquinit Hot Spring.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coron trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Princesa to Coron takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Coron

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Twin Lagoon ©
Twin Lagoon
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake

3
nights
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.
El Nido is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at Taraw Cliff, explore the activities along Small Lagoon, and kick back and relax at Secret Lagoon Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read El Nido holiday builder tool.

You can ride a ferry from Coron to El Nido in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon

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