21 days in Philippines Itinerary

21 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
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Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 3 nights
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El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
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Boracay
— 5 nights
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Coron, Busuanga Island
— 5 nights
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Makati, Luzon
— 2 nights

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Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island

Puerto Princesa ©

City in the Forest

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 11th (Wed), look for gifts at Baker's Hill and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Ugong Rock and then contemplate the waterfront views at Honda Bay.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Puerto Princesa trip maker site.

Toronto, Canada to Puerto Princesa is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Toronto to Puerto Princesa. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Puerto Princesa reach 36°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Water Body
Honda Bay
3.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Baker's Hill
3.9

3
nights
Cebu City, Cebu Island

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.
Explore Cebu City's surroundings by going to Lapu Lapu (Scuba & Snorkeling, Lapu Lapu Statue, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Basilica del Santo Nino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taoist Temple, contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ayala Mall.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cebu City online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Puerto Princesa to Cebu City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. December in Cebu City sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Cebu City

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Basilica del Santo Nino
4.4
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Historic Site
Magellan's Cross
3.5

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach.

To see reviews and tourist information, read El Nido trip website.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Cebu City to El Nido in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
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Must see
Nacpan Beach
4.5
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Water Body
Small Lagoon
4.6

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: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, step off the mainland to explore Crystal Cove Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Bulabog Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Diniwid Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boracay trip planner.

Getting from El Nido to Boracay by combination of taxi, flight, and ferry takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In December, daily temperatures in Boracay can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in Boracay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Must see
White Beach
4.3
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.8

5
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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.
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, explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Maquinit Hot Spring, and identify plant and animal life at Sunken Japanese Wrecks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coron online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Makati.

Things to do in Coron

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 27:
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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
Barracuda Lake
4.5

2
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Makati, Luzon

Makati ©

Wall Street of the Philippines

One of the 16 cities of the metropolitan area surrounding the capital, Makati stands as the financial hub of the country, possessing a large number of towering office buildings and the main trading floor of the stock exchange.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Gabriela Silang Monument, steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church, then take a stroll through Intramuros, and finally walk around Rizal Park. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Ayala Triangle Gardens and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Manila Ocean Park.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Makati trip app.

You can fly from Coron to Makati in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daytime highs in Makati are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Makati

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Park
Rizal Park
3.9
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Historic Site
Fort Santiago
4.1
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Aquarium
Manila Ocean Park
3.2

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