9 days in Philippines Itinerary

9 days in Philippines Itinerary

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9 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  2​h 45​min
3
Boracay
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Manila, Luzon
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Moscow

1
night
Cebu City, Cebu Island

Cebu City ©
The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross and then see the interesting displays at Basilica del Santo Nino.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cebu City vacation planner .

Moscow, Russia to Cebu City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Moscow to Cebu City, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Moscow in December: high temperatures in Cebu City hover around 36°C and lows are around 29°C. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross

2
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.
On the 30th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Las Cabanas Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the El Nido road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Cebu City to El Nido takes 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at White Beach, then stroll through Diniwid Beach, then kick back and relax at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), and finally examine the collection at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ilig Iligan Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Bulabog Beach.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Boracay trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from El Nido to Boracay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In December, daytime highs in Boracay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Boracay

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Manila Bay, then get great views at Malate Church, then stroll around Fort Santiago, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Agustin Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Manila online trip builder .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Manila in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus. Traveling from Boracay in January, you will find days in Manila are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church
Manila Bay ©
Manila Bay

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