16 days in Philippines Itinerary

16 days in Philippines Itinerary

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16 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Boracay
— 3 nights
+2
Ferry + Foot + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Melbourne

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Matinloc Island and Entalula Island. Spend the 18th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Nacpan Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hidden Beach, head off the coast to Snake Island (Vigan Island), and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our El Nido online tour itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to El Nido is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Melbourne to El Nido, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Matinloc Island ©
Matinloc Island
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Motag Living Museum and E Mall. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), stroll through Diniwid Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Mangrove Nursery, and don't miss a visit to Willy's Rock.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Boracay tour planning site .

Getting from El Nido to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In December, daytime highs in Boracay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Coron Bay and Makulit Shop. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Banol Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Coral Garden, and explore the activities along Kayangan Lake.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Coron trip site .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Coron Bay ©
Coron Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Banana Island ©
Banana Island

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