22 days in Philippines & Indonesia Itinerary

22 days in Philippines & Indonesia Itinerary

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22 days in Philippines & Indonesia Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Manila, Philippines
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Cebu City, Philippines
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Ubud, Indonesia
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4​h
5
Surabaya, Indonesia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Yogyakarta, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Toronto, Canada

4
nights
Manila, Philippines

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Visit Fort Santiago and Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at San Agustin Church and Fort San Antonio Abad. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manila: Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church (in Lipa City), Barasoain Church (in Malolos) and San Guillermo Church (in Bacolor). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Casa Manila, take some stellar pictures from Malate Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Masungi Georeserve, and admire the striking features of San Sebastian Church.

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Toronto, Canada to Manila is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Manila is 13 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Toronto in February: high temperatures in Manila hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine, San Guillermo Church, Masungi Georeserve, Barasoain Church
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San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine ©
Saint Padre Pio Parish and Shrine

3
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Cebu City, Philippines

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
On the 13th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross, then contemplate the long history of 1730 Jesuit House, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santo Rosario Parish Church. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Carmelite Monastery Cebu City and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Cebu City tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Manila to Cebu City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February, daytime highs in Cebu City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
1730 Jesuit House ©
1730 Jesuit House

4
nights
Puerto Princesa, Philippines

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tubbataha Reef and Immaculate Conception Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Plaza Cuartel and Princess Eulalia Park are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Puerto Princesa Underground River, head outdoors with M/Y Sakura, explore the activities along Binduyan Fall, and take an in-depth tour of Palawan Heritage Center.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Princesa trip planner .

You can fly from Cebu City to Puerto Princesa in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ubud.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Sakura Charter
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Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Puerto Princesa Underground River ©
Puerto Princesa Underground River

5
nights
Ubud, Indonesia

Ubud ©
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mount Kawi and River Rafting & Tubing. Visiting Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary and USS Liberty Shipwreck will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ubud: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pemuteran) and Tirta Empul Temple (in Tampaksiring). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to I Wayan Karja Gallery, steep yourself in history at Yeh Pulu Temple, and experience the excitement of Terrace River Pool Swing.

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You can fly from Puerto Princesa to Ubud in 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Surabaya.

Things to do in Ubud

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Tampaksiring, USS Liberty Shipwreck, Sangeh Monkey Forest, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Mount Kawi ©
Mount Kawi
Scuba & Snorkeling
USS Liberty Shipwreck ©
USS Liberty Shipwreck

1
night
Surabaya, Indonesia

Surabaya ©
A tour of Surabaya provides a chance to discover a sprawling, architecturally and culturally rich port city on the island of Java.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): walk around Mayangkara Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Heaven Kenjeran, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gereja Santa Perawan Maria, then steep yourself in history at Ex. De Javasche Bank Soerabaia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Muhammad Cheng Hoo Mosque.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Surabaya trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ubud to Surabaya takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Central Indonesia Time (WITA) to West Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yogyakarta.

Things to do in Surabaya

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Muhammad Cheng Hoo Mosque ©
Muhammad Cheng Hoo Mosque
Gereja Santa Perawan Maria ©
Gereja Santa Perawan Maria
Ex. De Javasche Bank Soerabaia ©
Ex. De Javasche Bank Soerabaia

2
nights
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Yogyakarta ©
Yogyakarta is a city on the island of Java in Indonesia. On the 26th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Yogyakarta Monument, then explore the ancient world of Prambanan Temples, and then take a peaceful walk through Wisata Seribu Batu Songgo Langit. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Pinus Pengger Nature Tourism and then take a peaceful walk through Imogiri Pine Forest.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yogyakarta day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Surabaya to Yogyakarta takes 5 hours. Traveling from Surabaya in February, you will find days in Yogyakarta are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yogyakarta

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Bantul, Prambanan Temples, Imogiri Pine Forest
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Prambanan Temples ©
Prambanan Temples

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