5 days in Philippines Itinerary

5 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Manila, Luzon
— 1 day
2
Boracay
— 2 nights
3
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): browse the different shops at Blue Bay Walk, then look for gifts at SM Mall of Asia, then browse the different shops at Mall of Asia Arena, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Robinsons Place Mall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Manila tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Manila. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Manila

Side Trip

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SM Mall of Asia ©
SM Mall of Asia
Mall of Asia Arena ©
Mall of Asia Arena
Robinsons Place Mall ©
Robinsons Place Mall

2
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.
On the 17th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at E Mall, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally hunt for treasures at D' Talipapa Market. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Diniwid Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), then buy something for everyone on your list at City Mall, then kick back and relax at Bulabog Beach, and finally browse the different shops at D'Mall.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Boracay trip planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Manila in February: highs in Boracay hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 19th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Nacpan Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Las Cabanas Beach, then explore the activities along Big Lagoon, then explore the activities along Small Lagoon, and finally kick back and relax at Secret Lagoon Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the El Nido trip planner.

Getting from Boracay to El Nido by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in El Nido

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

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