34 days in Philippines Itinerary

34 days in Philippines Itinerary

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34 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
2
Boracay
— 7 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 6 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
4
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Danao, Panglao Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Manila, Luzon
— 3 nights
8
Manila, Luzon
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Chicago

3
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.
El Nido is known for beaches, nature, wildlife, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Las Cabanas Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nacpan Beach, and get outside with Lio Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our El Nido online trip itinerary builder .

Chicago, USA to El Nido is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Chicago to El Nido, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

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

7
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, wildlife, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), don't miss a visit to Ariel's Point, stroll through Diniwid Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Crystal Cove Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Boracay visit site .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from El Nido to Boracay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) 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

6
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, beaches, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the waterfront views at Barracuda Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Tapyas, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Maquinit Hot Spring.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Coron trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) 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
Twin Lagoon ©
Twin Lagoon

3
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.
Puerto Princesa is known for nature, wildlife, shopping, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Puerto Princesa Underground River, take in the dramatic natural features at Ugong Rock, see the vivid underwater world at Tubbataha Reef, and go for a walk through Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Puerto Princesa day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Coron to Puerto Princesa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. May in Puerto Princesa sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Puerto Princesa Underground River ©
Puerto Princesa Underground River
Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Honda Bay ©
Honda Bay

4
nights
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

Explore Lapu Lapu's surroundings by going to Cebu City (Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, Taoist Temple, & more).

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lapu Lapu itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Puerto Princesa to Lapu Lapu takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Danao.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
Danao is known for trails, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Alona Beach, don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Assumption Church, explore the fascinating underground world of Ka Mira Cave, and take in nature's colorful creations at Tarsier Botanika.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Danao online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lapu Lapu to Danao takes 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Danao are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Danao

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Panglao Island, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Virgin Island ©
Virgin Island
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago, then stroll around Rizal Park, and then meet the residents at Manila Ocean Park. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Agustin Church, take a stroll through Intramuros, then explore the activities along Manila Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to Santuario de San Ezekiel Moreno.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Manila trip itinerary app .

Explore your travel options from Danao to Manila with the Route module. In May in Manila, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 80°F at night. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Manila.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Santuario de San Ezekiel Moreno
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
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Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park

2
nights
Manila, Luzon

Manila ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Ayala Triangle Gardens and then browse the different shops at Robinsons Place Mall. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Malate Church, don't miss a visit to Greenbelt Chapel, and then look for gifts at SM Mall of Asia.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Manila online tour planner .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Makati, SM Mall of Asia
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Robinsons Place Mall ©
Robinsons Place Mall
SM Mall of Asia ©
SM Mall of Asia
Greenbelt Mall ©
Greenbelt Mall

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