20 days in Philippines Itinerary

20 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 2 nights
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Boracay
— 5 nights
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Coron, Busuanga Island
— 2 nights
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El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
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Danao, Panglao Island
— 5 nights
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Manila, Luzon
— 2 nights

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Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

Learn about the first encounters and a historical clash of civilizations by exploring the shrines and monuments dedicated to the Spanish explorer Fernando Magellan and Lapu Lapu, the city's eponymous hero who defeated him.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lapu Lapu: Cebu City (Taoist Temple, Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, &more). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with NTJ Watersports Cebu, appreciate the history behind Lapu Lapu Statue, and don't miss a visit to Mercato de Mactan.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lapu Lapu trip itinerary tool.

Berlin, Germany to Lapu Lapu is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Berlin to Lapu Lapu, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. October in Lapu Lapu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Ayala Mall ©
Ayala Mall

5
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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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), get outside with Scotty's Action Sports Network, Inc. Boracay, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boracay road trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Lapu Lapu to Boracay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Boracay sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 11:
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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
Scuba & Snorkeling
White Beach ©
White Beach

2
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Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Atwayan Beach, take in the natural beauty of Maquinit Hot Spring, step off the mainland to explore Siete Pecados, contemplate the waterfront views at Kayangan Lake, then explore the activities along Barracuda Lake, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Tapyas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Darala, explore the activities along Twin Lagoon, stroll through Smith Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Banol Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Green Lagoon, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kalitang Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Coron trip tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
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Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mt Tapyas ©
Mt Tapyas

2
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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 14th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon, then contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon, and finally relax and rejuvenate at El Nido Yoga. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Marimegmeg Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Las Cabanas Beach, then head off the coast to Pinagbuyutan Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ipil Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Commando Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the El Nido road trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Coron to El Nido takes 4.5 hours. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Danao.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon

5
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Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Danao: Sta. Monica Church (in Alburquerque), Philippine Tarsier Recreation Inc. (in Tawala) and Loboc (Tarsier Conservation Area, Zoocolate Thrills Theme Park, &more).

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Danao trip itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from El Nido to Danao with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Danao

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
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Alona Divers ©
Alona Divers
Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Yoga Barn Panglao ©
Yoga Barn Panglao

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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 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manila Cathedral, visit Intramuros, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Agustin Church, explore and take pictures at Fort Santiago, then walk around Rizal Park, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Manila Ocean Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Manila trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Danao to Manila with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park

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