25 days in Philippines Itinerary

25 days in Philippines Itinerary

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25 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  11​h
Manila, Luzon
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
Bohol Island
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 45​min
Oslob, Cebu Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Moalboal, Cebu Island
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Port Barton, Palawan Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the world behind art at San Agustin Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Intramuros, stop by SM Mall of Asia, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Santiago.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Manila travel planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Manila is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Manila due to the time zone difference. In February, Manila is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Manila

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Greenbelt Mall, SM Mall of Asia
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San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church
Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): shop like a local with Ayala Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica del Santo Nino, and then wander the streets of Colon Street. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cebu City trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Manila to Cebu City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bohol Island.

Things to do in Cebu City

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

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Scuba & Snorkeling
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Ayala Mall ©
Ayala Mall
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Bohol Island

Bohol Island ©
Bohol Island attracts visitors with its landscape, natural heritage, and culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Chocolate Hills and Mahogany Forest. When in Bohol Island, make a side trip to see Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary in Corella, approximately 1h 20 min away. Spend the 21st (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Tarsier Conservation Area, steep yourself in history at Baclayon Church, make a trip to ShipHaus, and snap pictures at Bamboo Hanging Bridge.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cebu City to Bohol Island takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In February in Bohol Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oslob.

Things to do in Bohol Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary
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Chocolate Hills ©
Chocolate Hills
Tarsier Conservation Area ©
Tarsier Conservation Area

1
night
Oslob, Cebu Island

Oslob ©
A vacation in Oslob offers a picture-perfect island paradise for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Tingko Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Oslob Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion Church, then admire the sheer force of Tumalog Falls, then examine the collection at Boljoon Parish Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Patrocinio de Maria Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oslob trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Bohol Island to Oslob takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Moalboal.

Things to do in Oslob

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Boljoon, Tingko Beach
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Tingko Beach ©
Tingko Beach
Tumalog Falls ©
Tumalog Falls
Boljoon Parish Museum ©
Boljoon Parish Museum

4
nights
Moalboal, Cebu Island

Moalboal ©
The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
Kawasan Falls has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Simala Parish Church and Monastery of the Holy Eucharist. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Mantayupan Falls. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Basdaku Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Moalboal itinerary planner .

Getting from Oslob to Moalboal by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Moalboal

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure

Side Trips

Sibonga, Mantayupan Falls
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Basdaku Beach ©
Basdaku Beach
Kawasan Falls ©
Kawasan Falls
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
El Nido, Palawan Island

El Nido ©
The coastal region of El Nido includes a mainland area of jungle, beaches, and cliffs, as well as 45 limestone islands and islets.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Las Cabanas Beach. Go for a jaunt from El Nido to Taytay to see Fort Santa Isabel about 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nacpan Beach and explore the activities along Big Lagoon.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Moalboal to El Nido in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Fort Santa Isabel
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Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach

1
night
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
On the 2nd (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Coron road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from El Nido to Coron takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Port Barton.

Things to do in Coron

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
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Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Port Barton, Palawan Island

Port Barton ©
Visiting German Island and Small Lagoon Reef will get you outdoors.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Port Barton online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Coron to Port Barton with the Route module. March in Port Barton sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Port Barton

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Cayoya Island ©
Cayoya Island
Bigaho Falls ©
Bigaho Falls
Blue Cove Island Resort ©
Blue Cove Island Resort

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Puerto Princesa Underground River and Babuyan River. The adventure continues: stop by Baker's Hill, look for all kinds of wild species at Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, and kick back and relax at Sabang Beach.

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Getting from Port Barton to Puerto Princesa by car takes about 3 hours. March in Puerto Princesa sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Puerto Princesa Underground River ©
Sabang Beach ©
Sabang Beach

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