29 days in Philippines Itinerary

29 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Manila, Luzon
— 3 nights
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Banaue, Luzon
— 1 night
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Coron, Busuanga Island
— 6 nights
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Boracay
— 6 nights
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El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
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Danao, Panglao Island
— 2 nights
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Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 4 nights

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Manila, Luzon

Manila ©

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Intramuros and Casa Manila are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate San Agustin Church and Manila American Cemetery and Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manila: National Shrine of Our Lady of Gudalupe (in Makati) and Bonifacio High Street (in Taguig City). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fort Santiago, take an in-depth tour of National Museum Of Anthropology, see the interesting displays at Money Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Saint Andrew's Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manila vacation maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Manila is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Philippine Standard Time (PST) is 7 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in February, things will get much hotter in Manila: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Banaue.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church

1
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Banaue, Luzon

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Tappiyah Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Batad Rice Terraces, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Banaue Rice Terraces.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Banaue driving holiday planner.

Drive from Manila to Banaue in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Banaue

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

6
nights
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Banol Beach and Atwayan Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Sunken Japanese Wrecks. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Tapyas, explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Skeleton Reef, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Maquinit Hot Spring.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Coron visit planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Banaue to Coron takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
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Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Garden ©
Coral Garden

6
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church and Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay. Visit White Beach and Balinghai Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Bulabog Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), and step off the mainland to explore Crystal Cove Island.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Boracay online itinerary planner.

Getting from Coron to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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El Nido, Palawan Island

Heaven on Earth

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Escape the urban bustle at Nacpan Beach and Las Cabanas Beach. Visit Seven Commando Beach and Hidden Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Marimegmeg Beach, explore the activities along Big Lagoon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Taraw Cliff.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the El Nido journey builder tool.

Getting from Boracay to El Nido by combination of ferry, flight, and taxi takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Danao.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach

2
nights
Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
Get some historical perspective at St Augustine's Church and Our Lady of Assumption Church. You'll get in some beach time at Alona Beach and Doljo Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Danao trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from El Nido to Danao. In March, daytime highs in Danao are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Danao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dumaluan Beach ©
Dumaluan Beach

4
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Cebu City, Cebu Island

Cebu City ©

Queen City of the South

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Magellan's Cross and Taoist Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica del Santo Nino and Virgen dela Regla National Shrine. Get out of town with these interesting Cebu City side-trips: Lapu Lapu (Magellan Shrine & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Cebu Happy World Museum (in Cordova). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santo Rosario Parish Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmelite Monastery Cebu City, and stop by ANTHILL Fabric Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Cebu City road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Danao to Cebu City. In March, daily temperatures in Cebu City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino

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