28 days in Philippines Itinerary

28 days in Philippines Itinerary

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1
Manila
— 3 nights
2
Siargao Island
— 3 nights
3
Cebu City
— 3 nights
4
Tawala, Panglao Island
— 2 nights
5
Dumaguete City
— 3 nights
6
Boracay
— 4 nights
7
Carabao Island
— Few hours
8
El Nido
— 3 nights
9
Coron
— 3 nights
10
Puerto Princesa
— 2 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Rizal Shrine and National Museum Of Anthropology. Monastery of Saint Agustin and Intramuros will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore and take pictures at Fort Santiago, examine the collection at Money Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Rizal Monument.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Manila trip itinerary builder site.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Manila is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Philippine Standard Time is 1 hour. In April in Manila, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Siargao Island.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Monastery of Saint Agustin ©
Monastery of Saint Agustin
Scuba & Snorkeling
Rizal Shrine ©
Rizal Shrine

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Magpupungko Beach and Iglesia Ni Cristo. Escape the urban bustle at Alegria Beach and Hagukan Cave. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Mamon Island, look for gifts at Fat Lips Surfshop, and Head underground at Magkukuob Cave.

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You can fly from Manila to Siargao Island in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Siargao Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Siargao Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Magpupungko Beach ©
Magpupungko Beach
Iglesia Ni Cristo ©
Iglesia Ni Cristo
Fat Lips Surfshop ©
Fat Lips Surfshop

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, then examine the collection at Basilica del Santo Nino, then contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, and finally examine the collection at Museo Sugbo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of San Pedro Calungsod, contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross, then contemplate the long history of 1730 Jesuit House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santo Rosario Parish Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cebu City day trip planner.

You can fly from Siargao Island to Cebu City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Tawala.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral
Carmelite Monastery Cebu City ©
Carmelite Monastery Cebu City
1730 Jesuit House ©
1730 Jesuit House

2
nights
Tawala, Panglao Island

Ringed with shallow coral reefs and white sandy beaches, Tawala occupies the southeastern portion of Panglao Island, renowned for its premium snorkeling and dive spots.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Assumption Church. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Augustine's Church, then kick back and relax at Alona Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Tawala day trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cebu City to Tawala in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April in Tawala, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dumaguete City.

Things to do in Tawala

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Dumaguete City

The city of Dumaguete enjoys a reputation as forward-thinking, tourist-friendly, and vibrant--partly owing to its four universities and youthful, educated population.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Casaroro Falls and Instructor Development Philippines. Bell Church and San Antonio de Padua Church will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Looc Memorial Shrine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rizal Boulevard, and steep yourself in history at Filipino-American-Japanese Amity Shrine.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dumaguete City trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Tawala to Dumaguete City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Dumaguete City can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Dumaguete City

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Valencia, Sibulan, Dauin
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Casaroro Falls ©
Casaroro Falls
Rizal Boulevard ©
Rizal Boulevard

4
nights
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Ilig Iligan Beach and Motag Living Museum. Step out of the city life by going to White Beach and Diniwid Beach. There's lots more to do: stroll through Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), browse the different shops at E Mall, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bulabog Beach.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Boracay day trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Dumaguete City to Boracay in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Boracay are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Carabao Island.

Things to do in Boracay

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

few
hours
Carabao Island

Carabao Island
To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Carabao Island trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Boracay to Carabao Island. In April in Carabao Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Carabao Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Marimegmeg Beach and Entalula Island. Visit Nacpan Beach and Duli Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon, enjoy the sand and surf at Star Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at Taraw Cliff.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the El Nido online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Carabao Island to El Nido. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Duli Beach ©
Duli Beach
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach

3
nights
Coron

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Malbato Church and San Agustin Parish Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Banol Beach and Atwayan Beach. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Skeleton Reef, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kayangan Lake.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Coron vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from El Nido to Coron takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Atwayan Beach ©
Atwayan Beach
Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaculate Conception Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Palawan Heritage Center, and then look for gifts at Binuatan Creations. On your second day here, explore the gorgeous colors at Tubbataha Reef and then stroll through Pristine Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Puerto Princesa trip planner.

Fly from Coron to Puerto Princesa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Palawan Heritage Center ©
Palawan Heritage Center
Immaculate Conception Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception Cathedral

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