29 days in Luzon Itinerary

29 days in Luzon Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Batangas City
— 1 night
2
Baguio
— 6 nights
3
Sagada
— 4 nights
4
Banaue
— 2 nights
5
Legazpi
— 5 nights
6
Manila
— 8 nights

1
night
Batangas City

Batangas City ©
Batangas City, is the capital city of the Province of Batangas, Philippines. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Lipa City Cathedral San Sebastian and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Maculot. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Taal, thencontemplate the geological forces at Taal Volcano, and then relax in the rural setting at Milea Bee Farm.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Batangas City trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Batangas City is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Philippine Standard Time, which is usually a 14 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in May; daily highs in Batangas City reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Baguio.

Things to do in Batangas City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lipa City, Mt. Maculot
Highlights from your plan
Taal Volcano ©
Taal Volcano
Lake Taal ©
Lake Taal
Mt. Maculot ©
Mt. Maculot

6
nights
Baguio

Baguio ©
With its mountain location, Baguio has long been seen as a pleasant retreat from the lowland areas.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baguio: Minor Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag (in Manaoag), Mount Ulap (in Itogon) and La Trinidad (Mount Jumbo & Stobosa Houses). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Burnham Park, see the interesting displays at Ben Cab Museum, don't miss a visit to Philippine Military Academy, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Atonement Cathedral.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Baguio road trip site.

Getting from Batangas City to Baguio by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, Baguio is slightly colder than Batangas City - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sagada.

Things to do in Baguio

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

La Trinidad, Minor Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag, Mount Ulap, Ben Cab Museum
Highlights from your plan
Burnham Park ©
Burnham Park
Mt. Pulag National Park ©
Mt. Pulag National Park

4
nights
Sagada

Sagada ©
Occupying a cool, scenic position up in the hills, Sagada shows little colonial Spanish influence, unlike much of the country.
Explore Sagada's surroundings by going to Bontoc (St. Rita Cathedral, Bayyo Rice Terraces, &more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Sumaguing Cave, look for gifts at Sagada Pottery & Training Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Bomod-Ok (Big) Falls, and explore the different monuments and memorials at The Hanging Coffins Of Sagada.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sagada road trip planner.

You can drive from Baguio to Sagada in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Sagada sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Banaue.

Things to do in Sagada

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bontoc
Highlights from your plan
Sumaguing Cave ©
Sumaguing Cave
The Hanging Coffins Of Sagada ©
The Hanging Coffins Of Sagada
Bomod-Ok (Big) Falls ©
Bomod-Ok (Big) Falls

2
nights
Banaue

Banaue ©
Surrounded by aesthetically pleasing and historically important rice terraces, the town of Banaue brings in many visitors each day, drawn to its World Heritage-listed agricultural sites.
On the 15th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Banaue Museum, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Banaue Rice Terraces, and then head outdoors with Mt Nagchayan. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Tappiyah Falls and then get to know the fascinating history of Batad Rice Terraces.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Banaue trip maker site.

You can drive from Sagada to Banaue in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Legazpi.

Things to do in Banaue

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Banaue Rice Terraces ©
Banaue Rice Terraces
Batad Rice Terraces ©
Batad Rice Terraces
Tappiyah Falls ©
Tappiyah Falls

5
nights
Legazpi

Sitting at the foot of an active volcano, Legazpi offers extensive views of the well-formed natural giant.
Change things up with these side-trips from Legazpi: Kawa-Kawa Hill and Natural Park (in Ligao), Shark Diving (in Donsol) and Camalig (Quitinday Green Hills Formation Reserve & Japanese War Tunnels). There's lots more to do: contemplate the geological forces at Mayon Volcano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Daraga Church - Our Lady of the Gate, get interesting insight from Tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cagsawa Ruins Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Legazpi route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Banaue to Legazpi in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Legazpi can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Legazpi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Camalig, Daraga, Kawa-Kawa Hill and Natural Park, Lake Buhi, Shark Diving
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Mayon Volcano ©
Mayon Volcano
Cagsawa Ruins Park ©
Cagsawa Ruins Park

8
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ocean Adventure (in Subic Bay Freeport Zone), Tagaytay (Picnic Grove & Sky Ranch) and Runway Manila (in Pasay). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago, observe the fascinating underwater world at Manila Ocean Park, look for gifts at SM Mall of Asia, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manila Cathedral.

To find out how to plan a trip to Manila, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Legazpi to Manila by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Manila sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Makati, Tagaytay, Pasay, Ocean Adventure, Bonifacio Global City
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Ocean Adventure ©
Ocean Adventure
Sky Ranch ©
Sky Ranch

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