24 days in Taiwan, Philippines & Papua New Guinea Itinerary

24 days in Taiwan, Philippines & Papua New Guinea Itinerary

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Fly
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Taipei, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Train
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Tainan, Taiwan
— 3 nights
Fly
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Manila, Philippines
— 2 nights
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
4
Boracay, Philippines
— 1 night
Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to El Nido
5
El Nido, Philippines
— Few hours
Fly
6
Cebu City, Philippines
— 1 night
Ferry
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Tagbilaran City, Philippines
— Few hours
Drive to Mactan Cebu International Airport, Fly to Nadzab Airport
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Lae, Papua New Guinea
— 9 nights
Fly
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
— 2 nights
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Taipei, Taiwan

City of Azaleas

Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
When in Taipei, make a side trip to see Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) in Ruifang, approximately Ruifang away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, wander the streets of Ximending, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lungshan Temple, and browse the different shops at Taipei 101.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Taipei trip maker app.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Taipei is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Taipei due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kochi (Cochin), expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Taipei, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Tainan.

Things to do in Taipei

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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3
nights
Tainan, Taiwan

Phoenix City

The oldest city in the country, Tainan stood as the island's capital during feudal times.
Explore Tainan's surroundings by going to Central Park Kaohsiung (in Qianjin), Fo Guang Shan Buddha Museum (in Dashu District) and Ai He (Love River) (in Yancheng). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Chimei Museum, admire the striking features of Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia), get to know the fascinating history of Anping Fort (Anping gubao), and make a trip to The Dome of Light.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Tainan road trip site.

You can drive from Taipei to Tainan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Taipei in March, expect Tainan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Tainan

Side Trip

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Chimei Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Chimei Museum
4.6
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
Historic Walking Area
Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia)
3.8

2
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Manila, Philippines

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 (Mon), admire all the interesting features 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. On your second day here, meet the residents at Manila Ocean Park and then pause for some photo ops at Rizal Monument.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Manila online trip builder.

You can fly from Tainan to Manila in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Tainan in March, expect Manila to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Manila

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
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Fort Santiago ©
Historic Site
Fort Santiago
4.1
Intramuros ©
World heritage site
Intramuros
3.6
Rizal Park ©
Park
Rizal Park
3.9

1
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Boracay, Philippines

All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Boracay trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Manila to Boracay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Manila in March, you will find days in Boracay are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). On the 24th (Wed), you're off to El Nido.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
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El Nido, Philippines

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 24th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the El Nido road trip planning site.

Getting from Boracay to El Nido by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in El Nido

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Spas
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Spa
Spas
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Cebu City, Philippines

Queen City of the South

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cebu City trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from El Nido to Cebu City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Cebu City can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. You will leave for Tagbilaran City on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Cebu City

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Tagbilaran City, Philippines

Tagbilaran, officially the City of Tagbilaran and sometimes referred to as Tagbilaran City, is a city in the Visayas group of islands in the Philippines. To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tagbilaran City trip builder website.

Traveling by ferry from Cebu City to Tagbilaran City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Lae.

Things to do in Tagbilaran City

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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9
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Lae, Papua New Guinea

Lae is the capital of Morobe Province and is the second-largest city in Papua New Guinea. Lae is known for historic sites and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lae War Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Amelia Earhart Memorial Lae PNG, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainforest Habitat.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lae trip website.

Explore your travel options from Tagbilaran City to Lae with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Papua New Guinea Time (PGT) is 2 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for Port Moresby.

Things to do in Lae

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Lae War Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Lae War Cemetery
4.1
Rainforest Habitat ©
Nature / Park
Rainforest Habitat
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

In contrast to the surrounding wilderness, national capital Port Moresby offers some impressive cultural attractions and a decent array of amenities.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at National Orchid Garden, stroll the grounds of Bomana War Cemetery, and then get a sense of history and politics at National Parliament House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Vision City Mega Mall and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Port Moresby Nature Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Port Moresby road trip tool.

You can fly from Lae to Port Moresby in 3 hours. April in Port Moresby sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Moresby

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
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National Parliament House ©
Government Building
National Parliament House
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