33 days in Philippines Itinerary

33 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manila, Luzon
— 1 night
2
Boracay
— 6 nights
3
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 4 nights
4
Danao, Panglao Island
— 3 nights
5
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
6
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 6 nights
7
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 4 nights
8
Banaue, Luzon
— 3 nights

1
night
Manila, Luzon

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Manila Ocean Park. On the next day, stroll around Fort Santiago, walk around Rizal Park, thenget to know the fascinating history of Intramuros, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Agustin Church.

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

Cairo, Egypt to Manila is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Philippine Standard Time (PST) is 6 hours. Traveling from Cairo in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Manila: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Manila

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park
Intramuros ©
Intramuros

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.
Boracay is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), head off the coast to Crystal Cove Island, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Boracay trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Manila to Boracay in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. While traveling from Manila, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Boracay, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Boracay

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Ariel's Point ©
Ariel's Point

4
nights
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lapu Lapu: Cebu City (Magellan's Cross, Basilica del Santo Nino, &more). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Fo Guang Shan Chu Un Temple, and look for all kinds of wild species at San Vicente Marine Sanctuary.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lapu Lapu itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Boracay to Lapu Lapu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daytime highs in Lapu Lapu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Danao.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
Danao is known for wildlife, trails, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alona Beach, try for a hole-in-one at Putt Putt Mini Golf, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and step off the mainland to explore Isola di Francesco.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Danao trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lapu Lapu to Danao. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Danao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island

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.
Spend the 2nd (Sat) exploring nature at Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Tubbataha Reef, take a leisurely stroll along Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park, stop by Baker's Hill, and explore the activities along Honda Bay.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Princesa road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Danao to Puerto Princesa. In May in Puerto Princesa, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Honda Bay ©
Honda Bay

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.
Coron is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Tapyas, identify plant and animal life at Sunken Japanese Wrecks, and step off the mainland to explore Banana Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Coron tour itinerary maker site.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Scuba & Snorkeling
Malcapuya Island ©
Malcapuya Island

4
nights
El Nido, Palawan Island

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Seven Commando Beach, explore the striking landscape at Taraw Cliff, and explore the activities along Small Lagoon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read El Nido trip maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Coron to El Nido takes 5 hours. On the 13th (Wed), you're off to Banaue.

Things to do in El Nido

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

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Banaue Rice Terraces, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Batad Rice Terraces, and then admire the sheer force of Tappiyah Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Banaue Museum, thenrelax in the rural setting at Hapao Rice Terraces, and then head outdoors with Mt Nagchayan.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Banaue driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from El Nido to Banaue in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You will leave for home on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Banaue

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Batad Rice Terraces ©
Batad Rice Terraces
Banaue Rice Terraces ©
Banaue Rice Terraces
Hapao Rice Terraces ©
Hapao Rice Terraces

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