14 days in Luzon Itinerary

14 days in Luzon Itinerary

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14 days in Luzon Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Manila
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Batangas City
— 1 night
3
Banaue
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Baguio
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

6
nights
Manila

Manila ©
The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Explore Manila's surroundings by going to Makati (Greenbelt Mall, Ayala Triangle Gardens, & more), Bonifacio Global City (in Taguig City) and Sky Ranch (in Tagaytay). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Santiago, buy something for everyone on your list at Robinsons Place Mall, observe the fascinating underwater world at Manila Ocean Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manila Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Manila trip planner .

San Francisco, USA to Manila is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Manila is 16 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in February, things will get much hotter in Manila: highs are around 87°F and lows about 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Batangas City.

Things to do in Manila

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Makati, Pasay, Bonifacio Global City, Sky Ranch
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Fort Santiago ©
Fort Santiago
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park
Manila Ocean Park ©
Manila Ocean Park

1
night
Batangas City

Batangas City ©
Batangas City, is the capital city of the Province of Batangas, Philippines. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Taal and then contemplate the geological forces at Taal Volcano.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Batangas City trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Manila to Batangas City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Batangas City can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Banaue.

Things to do in Batangas City

Parks Nature
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Taal Volcano ©
Taal Volcano
Lake Taal ©
Lake Taal

1
night
Banaue

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Banaue Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Banaue Rice Terraces, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Batad Rice Terraces, and finally admire the sheer force of Tappiyah Falls.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Banaue trip maker website .

Getting from Batangas City to Banaue by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Baguio.

Things to do in Banaue

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

4
nights
Baguio

Baguio ©
With its mountain location, Baguio has long been seen as a pleasant retreat from the lowland areas.
Get out of town with these interesting Baguio side-trips: Bahong Rose Gardens (in La Trinidad) and Minor Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag (in Manaoag). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Ben Cab Museum, stroll around Burnham Park, get great views at Mines View Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Good Shepherd Convent.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Baguio journey planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Banaue to Baguio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Baguio sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baguio

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

La Trinidad, Minor Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag, Ben Cab Museum
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Burnham Park ©
Burnham Park
Ben Cab Museum ©
Ben Cab Museum
Mines View Park ©
Mines View Park