7 days in Philippines Itinerary

7 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Start: Boracay
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Boracay

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day
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 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taoist Temple, contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, thensteep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross, and finally see the interesting displays at Basilica del Santo Nino.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cebu City visit planner.

Boracay to Cebu City is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boracay in December: highs in Cebu City hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Puerto Princesa.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
Taoist Temple ©
Taoist Temple

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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.
On the 15th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Thumbpeak and then contemplate the waterfront views at Honda Bay.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Puerto Princesa day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cebu City to Puerto Princesa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to El Nido.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks Nature
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Honda Bay ©
Honda Bay
Mount Thumbpeak ©
Mount Thumbpeak

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Nacpan Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the El Nido trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Puerto Princesa to El Nido in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

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

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nights
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
On the 19th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Tapyas, contemplate the waterfront views at Kayangan Lake, and then explore the activities along Twin Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Coron travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from El Nido to Coron in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coron

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayangan Lake ©
Kayangan Lake
Twin Lagoon ©
Twin Lagoon

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