17 days in Philippines Itinerary

17 days in Philippines Itinerary

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17 days in Philippines Itinerary

Start: Padang
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 6 nights
Ferry:  3 h 30 min
3
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
4
Boracay
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Padang

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tubbataha Reef and Lu-Li Island. Visiting Sabang Beach and Babuyan River will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Thumbpeak.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Puerto Princesa online itinerary planner

Padang, Indonesia to Puerto Princesa is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Padang to Puerto Princesa. In February, daily temperatures in Puerto Princesa can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to El Nido.

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Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef
Sabang Beach ©
Sabang Beach

6
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.
Visiting Nacpan Beach and Marimegmeg Beach will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Simizu Island and Matinloc Island. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Entalula Island, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Payong-Payong Beach, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our El Nido holiday maker

Traveling by car from Puerto Princesa to El Nido takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

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Duli Beach ©
Duli Beach
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
Get outdoors at Banol Beach and Bulog Island. Explore hidden gems such as Banana Island and Skeleton Reef. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Coron Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Twin Lagoon, and look for all kinds of wild species at Coral Garden.

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You can fly from El Nido to Coron in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Coron

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Coron Bay ©
Coron Bay
Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
Banana Island ©
Banana Island

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll through Balinghai Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ilig Iligan Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Diniwid Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Buruanga Beach, then delve into the lush surroundings at Mangrove Nursery, and finally browse the different shops at E Mall.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Boracay trip itinerary tool

Getting from Coron to Boracay by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Boracay are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boracay

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Buruanga Beach
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Balinghai Beach ©
Balinghai Beach
Ilig Iligan Beach ©
Ilig Iligan Beach
Diniwid Beach ©
Diniwid Beach

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