27 days in Philippines Itinerary

27 days in Philippines Itinerary

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27 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
1
Manila, Luzon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Baguio, Luzon
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Manila, Luzon
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 3 nights
ferry:  4​h 30​min
5
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
7
Moalboal, Cebu Island
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Siargao Island
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  4​h 30​min
9
Boracay
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Manila, Luzon
— 1 day
End: Manila, Luzon

1
night
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 1st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Manila tour builder tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Diosdado Macapagal International Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Manila can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Baguio.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Malate Church ©
Malate Church
The Manila Collectible Co. ©
The Manila Collectible Co.

5
nights
Baguio, Luzon

Baguio ©
With its mountain location, Baguio has long been seen as a pleasant retreat from the lowland areas.
Take a break from Baguio with a short trip to Mount Jumbo in La Trinidad, about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Ben Cab Museum, don't miss a visit to Philippine Military Academy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Good Shepherd Convent, and contemplate the long history of Tam-Awan Village.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Baguio travel site .

Getting from Manila to Baguio by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Manila in April, with highs in Baguio at 29°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Manila.

Things to do in Baguio

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mount Jumbo, Ben Cab Museum
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Burnham Park ©
Burnham Park
Ben Cab Museum ©
Ben Cab Museum
Good Shepherd Convent ©
Good Shepherd Convent

1
night
Manila, Luzon

Manila ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Manila Ocean Park and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Agustin Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manila Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Robinsons Place Mall, and then explore the activities along Manila Bay.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Manila travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Baguio to Manila takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Baguio in April, expect Manila to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in Manila

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Manila Ocean Park ©
Manila Ocean Park
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church
Manila Bay ©
Manila Bay

3
nights
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 9th (Thu): explore the activities along Kayangan Lake 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: look for gifts at Makulit Shop, explore the activities along Barracuda Lake, and then explore the activities along Twin Lagoon.

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Getting from Manila to Coron by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Coron

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

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, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Nacpan Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon, and stroll through Las Cabanas Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our El Nido online travel route planner .

Ride a ferry from Coron to El Nido in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in El Nido

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

1
night
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 14th (Tue): stop by Baker's Hill and then explore the gorgeous colors at Tubbataha Reef.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Princesa trip planning website .

You can drive from El Nido to Puerto Princesa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Moalboal.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Baker's Hill ©
Baker's Hill

5
nights
Moalboal, Cebu Island

Moalboal ©
The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
Explore Moalboal's surroundings by going to Kawasan Falls (in Badian), Oslob (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion Church) and Aguinid Falls (in Samboan). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the spiritual surroundings of Simala Shrine, step off the mainland to explore Pescador Island, and take in the awesome beauty at Osmena Peak.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Moalboal online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Puerto Princesa to Moalboal takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. In April in Moalboal, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Siargao Island.

Things to do in Moalboal

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Oslob, Simala Shrine, Kawasan Falls, Osmena Peak, Aguinid Falls
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Kawasan Falls ©
Kawasan Falls
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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, stroll through Magpupungko Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Hagukan Cave, and take in the dramatic natural features at Magpaponko Swimming Hole.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Siargao Island trip builder app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Moalboal to Siargao Island in 6 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Siargao Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Dako Island ©
Dako Island
Guyam Island ©
Guyam Island
Magpupungko Beach ©
Magpupungko Beach

4
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), tour the pleasant surroundings at White Beach, head off the coast to Crystal Cove Island, and don't miss a visit to Ariel's Point.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boracay trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Siargao Island to Boracay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. In April, daytime highs in Boracay are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Manila.

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

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day
Manila, Luzon

Manila ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Intramuros, stroll around Rizal Park, and then look for gifts at SM Mall of Asia.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Manila trip maker site .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Manila in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus. When traveling from Boracay in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Manila: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

SM Mall of Asia
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SM Mall of Asia ©
SM Mall of Asia
Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park

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