17 days in Philippines Itinerary

17 days in Philippines Itinerary

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17 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly + Drive:  27​h
1
Danao, Panglao Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Loboc, Bohol Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Cagayan de Oro
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
Siargao Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Manila
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
Danao is known for trails, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Alona Beach, kick back and relax at Dumaluan Beach, step off the mainland to explore Virgin Island, and admire the landmark architecture of Our Lady of Assumption Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Danao trip planning tool .

Detroit, USA to Danao is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Philippines Time (PHT) is 13 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Detroit in November, with highs in Danao at 88°F and lows at 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Loboc.

Things to do in Danao

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Panglao Island, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Virgin Island ©
Virgin Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Loboc, Bohol Island

Loboc ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Tarsier Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Philippine Tarsier Recreation Inc., then explore the striking landscape at Chocolate Hills Natural Monument, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Loboc Wildlife & Nature Park. On your second day here, delve into the lush surroundings at Mahogany Forest, look for all kinds of wild species at Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary, then contemplate the long history of Baclayon Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sta. Monica Church.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Loboc trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Danao to Loboc takes an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Loboc can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Cagayan de Oro.

Things to do in Loboc

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bohol Island, Philippine Tarsier Recreation Inc., Sta. Monica Church, Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary
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Chocolate Hills Natural Monument ©
Chocolate Hills Natural Monument
Tarsier Conservation Area ©
Tarsier Conservation Area

1
night
Cagayan de Oro

Cagayan de Oro ©
Cagayan de Oro is a first class highly urbanized city and the capital of the province of Misamis Oriental in the Philippines. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours and then take an in-depth tour of Xavier Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum of Three Cultures and then pause for some photo ops at Statue of the Divine Mercy.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cagayan de Oro day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Loboc to Cagayan de Oro with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Cagayan de Oro when traveling from Loboc in November, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Siargao Island.

Things to do in Cagayan de Oro

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Statue of the Divine Mercy
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Museum of Three Cultures ©
Museum of Three Cultures
River Rafting & Tubing
Statue of the Divine Mercy ©
Statue of the Divine Mercy

4
nights
Siargao Island

Siargao Island ©
A lush oasis of tropical vegetation surrounded by warm waters east of the Philippines, Siargao Island offers a mix of mangrove forests, squeaky-clean sand beaches, and vibrant coral reefs.
Siargao Island is known for nature, adventure, beaches, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Dako Island, take some stellar pictures from Cloud 9 Surfing Tower, kick back and relax at Caridad Beach, and stroll through Magpupungko Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Siargao Island online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cagayan de Oro to Siargao Island. Traveling from Cagayan de Oro in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 74°F in Siargao Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Manila.

Things to do in Siargao Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Dako Island ©
Dako Island
Naked Island ©
Naked Island
Guyam Island ©
Guyam Island

4
nights
Manila

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manila: Runway Manila (in Pasay), Greenbelt Mall (in Makati) and Santuario de San Ezekiel Moreno (in Las Pinas). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Intramuros, steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago, stroll around Rizal Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Manila Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manila route builder site .

Getting from Siargao Island to Manila by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in November, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Pasay, Santuario de San Ezekiel Moreno, Greenbelt Mall
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago

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