16 days in Philippines Itinerary

16 days in Philippines Itinerary

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

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El Nido, Palawan Island

El Nido ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Nacpan Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Las Cabanas Beach, explore the activities along Small Lagoon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon, and finally soothe aching muscles at El Nido Yoga.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our El Nido vacation site.

Medina, Saudi Arabia to El Nido is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Medina to El Nido. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
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Must see
Nacpan Beach
4.5
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Water Body
Big Lagoon
4.7

4
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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Kayangan Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Agustin Parish Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Tapyas.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Coron holiday builder.

Ride a ferry from El Nido to Coron in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Water Body
Kayangan Lake
4.6
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.3
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Water Body
Twin Lagoon
4.4

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: kick back and relax at White Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), and don't miss a visit to Willy's Rock.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boracay planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Coron to Boracay in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In January, daily temperatures in Boracay can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Boracay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 17:
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Must see
White Beach
4.3
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Santo Rosario Parish Church, steep yourself in history at Fort San Pedro, explore the galleries of Basilica del Santo Nino, contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross, then steep yourself in history at Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bugho Waterfalls.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cebu City trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Cebu City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. When traveling from Boracay in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cebu City: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Specialty Museum
Basilica del Santo Nino
4.4
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Historic Site
Magellan's Cross
3.5
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Religious Site
Taoist Temple
4.0

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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 19th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church, take an in-depth tour of Museo Filipino Intramuros, then visit Intramuros, then stroll around Rizal Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Rizal Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Manila road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Cebu City to Manila takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In January in Manila, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
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Historic Site
Fort Santiago
4.1
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Park
Rizal Park
3.9
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World heritage site
San Agustin Church
4.4

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