28 days in Philippines Itinerary

28 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manila
— 2 nights
2
El Nido
— 5 nights
3
Coron
— 4 nights
4
Boracay
— 4 nights
5
Siargao Island
— 2 nights
6
Dauis
— 4 nights
7
Cebu City
— 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Filipino Intramuros and Malate Church. There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at University of Santo Tomas, meet the residents at Manila Ocean Park, stroll around Rizal Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Sebastian Church.

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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. In December, Manila is much hotter than London - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Manila

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Glorietta
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Manila Ocean Park ©
Manila Ocean Park
Museo Filipino Intramuros ©
Museo Filipino Intramuros
University of Santo Tomas ©
University of Santo Tomas

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pinagbuyutan Island and Spas. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon, explore the striking landscape at Taraw Cliff, and head off the coast to Simizu Island.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the El Nido itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Manila to El Nido takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Pinagbuyutan Island ©
Pinagbuyutan Island
Spas

4
nights
Coron

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Step off the beaten path and head to Banana Island and Calumboyan Island. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Banol Beach, step off the mainland to explore Pass Island, and contemplate the waterfront views at Twin Lagoon.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Coron itinerary planner.

Ride a ferry from El Nido to Coron in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Busuanga Island
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Banana Island ©
Banana Island
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Balinghai Beach and E Mall. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Motag Living Museum, see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Boracay road trip tool.

Getting from Coron to Boracay by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In December, daily temperatures in Boracay can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Siargao Island.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
Scuba & Snorkeling
Willy's Rock ©
Willy's Rock

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dako Island and Cloud 9 Surfing Tower. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Naked Island, look for gifts at Fat Lips Surfshop, explore the fascinating underground world of Hagukan Cave, and enjoy the sand and surf at Magpupungko Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Siargao Island trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Boracay to Siargao Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Boracay in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Siargao Island, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dauis.

Things to do in Siargao Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Dako Island ©
Dako Island
Naked Island ©
Naked Island
Cloud 9 Surfing Tower ©
Cloud 9 Surfing Tower

4
nights
Dauis

Dauis ©
Dauis is a in the province of, Philippines. Step off the beaten path and head to Sevilla Hanging bridge and Baclayon Church. Get out of town with these interesting Dauis side-trips: Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary (in Corella), Zoocolate Thrills Theme Park (in Loboc) and Xzootic Animal Park (in Loay). There's much more to do: stroll through Alona Beach, step off the mainland to explore Virgin Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Augustine's Church, and pause for some photo ops at Blood Compact Monument.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dauis trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Siargao Island to Dauis. In December, daytime highs in Dauis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Dauis

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Panglao Island, Tagbilaran City, Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary, Baclayon Church, Zoocolate Thrills Theme Park
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Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Virgin Island ©
Virgin Island
Sevilla Hanging bridge ©
Sevilla Hanging bridge

3
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.
On the 4th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of University of San Carlos Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross, and then examine the collection at Museo Sugbo. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at 1730 Jesuit House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Santo Nino, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cebu City itinerary planner.

Traveling by journey from Dauis to Cebu City takes 4 hours. January in Cebu City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Bugho Waterfalls
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Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
University of San Carlos Museum ©
University of San Carlos Museum
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral

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