15 days in Philippines Itinerary

15 days in Philippines Itinerary

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15 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Boracay
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
4
Banaue, Luzon
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Manila, Luzon
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Stockholm

2
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.
Spend the 14th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Big Lagoon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Cabanas Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the El Nido sightseeing planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to El Nido is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stockholm to El Nido is 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in El Nido

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

4
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 a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through White Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and don't miss a visit to Ariel's Point.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Boracay trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from El Nido to Boracay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In February in Boracay, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Boracay

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
Scuba & Snorkeling
White Beach ©
White 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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica del Santo Nino and Taoist Temple. Change things up with these side-trips from Cebu City: Lapu Lapu (Magellan Shrine, Lapu Lapu Statue, & more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santo Rosario Parish Church, shop like a local with Ayala Mall, and pause for some photo ops at Cebu Heritage Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cebu City trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to Cebu City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February in Cebu City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Banaue.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapu Lapu
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Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
Fort San Pedro ©
Fort San Pedro

1
day
Banaue, Luzon

Banaue ©
Surrounded by aesthetically pleasing and historically important rice terraces, the town of Banaue brings in many visitors each day, drawn to its World Heritage-listed agricultural sites.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Tappiyah Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Batad Rice Terraces, then don't miss a visit to Banaue Rice Terraces, and finally explore and take pictures at Hapao Rice Terraces.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Banaue trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cebu City to Banaue in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Manila.

Things to do in Banaue

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Banaue Rice Terraces ©
Banaue Rice Terraces
Batad Rice Terraces ©
Batad Rice Terraces
Tappiyah Falls ©
Tappiyah Falls

2
nights
Manila, Luzon

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Manila Ocean Park, walk around Rizal Park, and then stroll through Fort Santiago. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Museum, explore the world behind art at San Agustin Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Intramuros, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manila Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Manila trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Banaue to Manila takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago

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