19 days in Philippines Itinerary

19 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
2
Boracay
— 5 nights
3
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 5 nights
4
Danao, Panglao Island
— 2 nights
5
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 1 night

3
nights
El Nido, Palawan Island

El Nido ©
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Get in touch with nature at Nacpan Beach and Small Lagoon. Relax by the water at Las Cabanas Beach and Hidden Beach. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Seven Commando Beach, and explore the activities along Big Lagoon.

Plan trip to El Nido with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

San Francisco, USA to El Nido is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to El Nido, you'll lose 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach

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.
You'll get in some beach time at White Beach and Bulabog Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and Crystal Cove Island. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at D' Talipapa Market, buy something for everyone on your list at D'Mall, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Balinghai Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Boracay trip maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from El Nido to Boracay in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In March, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
nights
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

Lapu Lapu ©
Learn about the first encounters and a historical clash of civilizations by exploring the shrines and monuments dedicated to the Spanish explorer Fernando Magellan and Lapu Lapu, the city's eponymous hero who defeated him.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ocean Gems Academy. Head to Ayala Mall and Island Central Mactanfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lapu Lapu: Cebu City (SM Seaside City Cebu, Magellan's Cross, &more). There's much more to do: look for gifts at New Susing's Guitar, buy something for everyone on your list at Shangs Island Town Center, and make a trip to Fo Guang Shan Chu Un Temple.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lapu Lapu trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Lapu Lapu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daytime highs in Lapu Lapu are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Danao.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Cebu City
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Ayala Mall ©
Ayala Mall
Scuba & Snorkeling
New Susing's Guitar ©
New Susing's Guitar

2
nights
Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): head off the coast to Virgin Island, admire the striking features of Our Lady of Assumption Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dumaluan Beach. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Augustine's Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alona Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Danao itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lapu Lapu to Danao. In March in Danao, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Danao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Panglao Island, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Dumaluan Beach ©
Dumaluan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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 18th (Thu): look for gifts at Baker's Hill and then explore the gorgeous colors at Tubbataha Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Puerto Princesa trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Danao to Puerto Princesa with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Puerto Princesa can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Baker's Hill ©
Baker's Hill

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