19 days in Philippines Itinerary

19 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 2 nights
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Boracay
— 4 nights
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Coron, Busuanga Island
— 3 nights
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Danao, Panglao Island
— 4 nights
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El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
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Manila, Luzon
— 2 nights

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Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Cebruery - Craft Beer Taproom (in Mandaue) and Cebu City (Fort San Pedro, Basilica del Santo Nino, &more). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the history behind Lapu Lapu Statue, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Mercato de Mactan.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lapu Lapu trip planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Lapu Lapu is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to Lapu Lapu is 7 hours. In January, Lapu Lapu is much warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross

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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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at White Beach, make a trip to Ariel's Point, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Boracay online travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Lapu Lapu to Boracay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Lapu Lapu in January, you will find days in Boracay are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in Boracay

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

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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, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Twin Lagoon, take in the natural beauty of Maquinit Hot Spring, and head off the coast to Siete Pecados.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coron tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Coron in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Danao.

Things to do in Coron

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:
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Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Scuba & Snorkeling
Twin Lagoon ©
Twin Lagoon

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Danao, Panglao Island

Danao ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Danao: Sta. Monica Church (in Alburquerque), Tarsier Conservation Area (in Loboc) and Philippine Tarsier Recreation Inc. (in Tawala).

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Danao trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Coron to Danao. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Danao

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 15 — 19:
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Alona Beach ©
Alona Beach
Dumaluan Beach ©
Dumaluan Beach
Tarsier Conservation Area ©
Tarsier Conservation Area

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El Nido, Palawan Island

Heaven on Earth

The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
On the 20th (Wed), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Nacpan Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Cabanas Beach, explore the activities along Small Lagoon, then explore the activities along Big Lagoon, and finally soothe aching muscles at El Nido Yoga.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our El Nido journey maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Danao to El Nido. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Manila.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Big Lagoon ©
Big Lagoon

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Manila, Luzon

Manila ©

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
On the 22nd (Fri), contemplate the long history 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.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Manila day trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from El Nido to Manila in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Manila can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:
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Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church

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