18 days in Philippines Itinerary

18 days in Philippines Itinerary

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18 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Durham
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Boracay
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
4
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
5
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  21 h
End: Durham

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Big Lagoon and then kick back and relax at Nacpan Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our El Nido trip builder website.

Durham, UK to El Nido is an approximately 24-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Philippines Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

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Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Small Lagoon ©
Small Lagoon

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: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, make a trip to Ariel's Point, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Luho, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boracay driving holiday planning site.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from El Nido to Boracay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in Março, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Boracay

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

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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Darala, and step off the mainland to explore Siete Pecados.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Coron trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Scuba & Snorkeling
Twin Lagoon ©
Twin Lagoon

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stop by Baker's Hill and then explore the fascinating underground world of Puerto Princesa Underground River. Keep things going the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Tubbataha Reef and then take a leisurely stroll along Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Princesa online journey planner.

Getting from Coron to Puerto Princesa by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In Março in Puerto Princesa, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

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Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park ©
Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park

3
nights
Cebu City, Cebu Island

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
On the 20th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross, then see the interesting displays at Basilica del Santo Nino, then don't miss a visit to Fo Guang Shan Chu Un Temple, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, then pause for some photo ops at Lapu Lapu Statue, and then get outside with Ocean Gems Academy.

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You can fly from Puerto Princesa to Cebu City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In Março, daily temperatures in Cebu City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Cebu City

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Lapu Lapu
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Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross

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