15 days in Philippines Itinerary

15 days in Philippines Itinerary

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15 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Manama
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
3
Boracay
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Manila, Luzon
— 1 night
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Manama

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.
Puerto Princesa is known for nature, parks, shopping, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Puerto Princesa Underground River, see the vivid underwater world at Tubbataha Reef, explore the striking landscape at Ugong Rock, and look for gifts at Baker's Hill.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Puerto Princesa visit app .

Manama, Bahrain to Puerto Princesa is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Manama to Puerto Princesa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in December, expect Puerto Princesa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

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

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 parks, nature, beaches, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, explore the activities along Barracuda Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Maquinit Hot Spring, and look for gifts at Makulit Shop.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Coron trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Puerto Princesa to Coron takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Coron

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

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, nightlife, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), tour the pleasant surroundings at White Beach, head off the coast to Crystal Cove Island, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Boracay travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Coron to Boracay takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to El Nido.

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

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 24th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon, then explore the striking landscape at Taraw Cliff, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon and then kick back and relax at Nacpan Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the El Nido sightseeing planner .

Getting from Boracay to El Nido by combination of ferry and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Manila.

Things to do in El Nido

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Fort Santiago, then walk around Rizal Park, then take a stroll through Intramuros, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manila trip itinerary site .

Fly from El Nido to Manila in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December, daytime highs in Manila are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago

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