25 days in Philippines Itinerary

25 days in Philippines Itinerary

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25 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Boracay
— 6 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
4
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Danao, Panglao Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Mexico City

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, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach, explore the activities along Small Lagoon, and Head underground at The Ille Cave.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our El Nido online itinerary planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to El Nido is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Philippines Time (PHT), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

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

6
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: get interesting insight from Tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to Willy's Rock, and head off the coast to Crystal Cove Island.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Boracay trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from El Nido to Boracay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. January in Boracay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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.
Coron is known for nature, wildlife, beaches, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the activities along Kayangan Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunken Japanese Wrecks, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt Tapyas.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coron trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Coron

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for gifts at Baker's Hill and then Head underground at Puerto Princesa Underground River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Ugong Rock and then contemplate the waterfront views at Honda Bay.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Puerto Princesa vacation site .

Getting from Coron to Puerto Princesa by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daytime highs in Puerto Princesa are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Danao.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Nature Parks Shopping
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Puerto Princesa Underground River ©
Puerto Princesa Underground River
Honda Bay ©
Honda Bay
Baker's Hill ©
Baker's Hill

2
nights
Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
Danao is known for trails, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Alona Beach, head off the coast to Isola di Francesco, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Our Lady of Assumption Church.

Plan a trip to Danao easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Puerto Princesa to Danao with the Route module. January in Danao sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Danao

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Cebu City, Cebu Island

Cebu City ©
The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cebu City: Lapu Lapu (Scuba & Snorkeling & Lapu Lapu Statue). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Basilica del Santo Nino, steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taoist Temple, and shop like a local with Ayala Mall.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cebu City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Danao to Cebu City takes 4.5 hours. January in Cebu City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Lapu Lapu
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Highlights from your plan
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Scuba & Snorkeling
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross

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