19 days in Philippines Itinerary

19 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly + Bus:  17 h 15 min
1
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Fly + Foot + Ferry:  3 h 30 min
2
Boracay
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Manila, Luzon
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

1
night
Cebu City, Cebu Island

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, see the interesting displays at Basilica del Santo Nino, and then steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Ocean Gems Academy, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Fo Guang Shan Chu Un Temple.

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Istanbul, Turkey to Cebu City is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Istanbul to Cebu City, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Istanbul in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Cebu City: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Cebu City

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Lapu Lapu
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino

5
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: stroll through Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Luho, and kick back and relax at Diniwid Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Boracay tour itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Cebu City to Boracay in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. May in Boracay sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in Boracay

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

5
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, step off the mainland to explore Malcapuya Island, contemplate the waterfront views at Twin Lagoon, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Tapyas.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Coron journey planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mt Tapyas ©
Mt Tapyas

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.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the activities along Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): stop by Rurungan Sa Tubod Foundation, explore the gorgeous colors at Tubbataha Reef, and then go for a walk through Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Princesa trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Coron to Puerto Princesa by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Puerto Princesa are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to El Nido.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park ©
Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park ©
Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, explore the activities along Big Lagoon and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the El Nido tour app.

Traveling by car from Puerto Princesa to El Nido takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Manila.

Things to do in El Nido

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Agustin Church, then stop by Intramuros, then steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago, and finally stroll around Rizal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at SM Mall of Asia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Manila trip planner.

You can fly from El Nido to Manila in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Manila are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

SM Mall of Asia
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park

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