9 days in Philippines Itinerary

9 days in Philippines Itinerary

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9 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  10​h
1
Manila, Luzon
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
2
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  2​h 45​min
3
Boracay
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

1
day
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 30th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church, wander the streets of Intramuros, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Manila travel itinerary planner.

Lucknow, India to Manila is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Lucknow to Manila, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lucknow in May, you will find days in Manila are slightly colder (40°C), and nights are about the same (31°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church

5
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.
Visiting Nacpan Beach and Marimegmeg Beach will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Duli Beach and Hidden Beach. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, head off the coast to Matinloc Island, explore the activities along Big Lagoon, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our El Nido tour planner.

Getting from Manila to El Nido by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Duli Beach ©
Duli Beach
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach

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.
On the 5th (Fri), examine the collection at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay, then kick back and relax at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), then tour the pleasant surroundings at White Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Balinghai Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boracay trip planner .

Getting from El Nido to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daily temperatures in Boracay can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
Balinghai Beach ©
Balinghai Beach
White Beach ©
White Beach

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