21 days in Philippines Itinerary

21 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Start: Hamburg
Fly:  21 h 15 min
1
Manila
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Dumaguete City
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Moalboal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Oslob
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Siquijor
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Carmen
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
7
Siargao Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
8
Cebu City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
9
El Nido
— 3 nights
Ferry:  4 h 15 min
10
Coron
— 2 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Hamburg

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): gain insight at University of Santo Tomas, thentake a stroll through Intramuros, thentake an in-depth tour of Museo Filipino Intramuros, and finally appreciate the history behind Rizal Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Manila trip planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Manila is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Hamburg to Manila. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Hamburg in December: high temperatures in Manila hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dumaguete City.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Museo Filipino Intramuros ©
Museo Filipino Intramuros
University of Santo Tomas ©
University of Santo Tomas

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day
Dumaguete City

Dumaguete City ©
The city of Dumaguete enjoys a reputation as forward-thinking, tourist-friendly, and vibrant--partly owing to its four universities and youthful, educated population.
On the 12th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Casaroro Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Filipino-American-Japanese Amity Shrine, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Talinis, and finally make a trip to Sisters of St Paul of Chartres Monument.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dumaguete City trip planner.

Getting from Manila to Dumaguete City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Moalboal.

Things to do in Dumaguete City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Casaroro Falls
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Mount Talinis ©
Mount Talinis
Casaroro Falls ©
Casaroro Falls
Filipino-American-Japanese Amity Shrine ©
Filipino-American-Japanese Amity Shrine

2
nights
Moalboal

Moalboal ©
The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): kick back and relax at Panagsama Beach and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Pescador Island and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mantayupan Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Moalboal trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Dumaguete City to Moalboal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. In December in Moalboal, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Oslob.

Things to do in Moalboal

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mantayupan Falls
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Mantayupan Falls ©
Mantayupan Falls
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Pescador Island ©
Pescador Island

2
nights
Oslob

Oslob ©
A vacation in Oslob offers a picture-perfect island paradise for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Tingko Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion Church, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Tumalog Falls, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Oslob Cemetery. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Sumilon Island, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Dao Waterfalls, and then explore the ancient world of Ruins of Oslob.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Oslob trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Moalboal to Oslob by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Siquijor.

Things to do in Oslob

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Dao Waterfalls, Tingko Beach, Sumilon Island
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Tingko Beach ©
Tingko Beach
Tumalog Falls ©
Tumalog Falls
Sumilon Island ©
Sumilon Island

1
night
Siquijor

Siquijor ©
Siquijor is a in the province of, Philippines and serves as its provincial capital. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Hambilica Firefly Hatchery And Sanctuary, thenget curious at MARELLE’S SEASHELL MUSEUM- RESTAURANT & BAR- GIFT SHOP, and then identify plant and animal life at Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Siquijor route planner.

Getting from Oslob to Siquijor by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Carmen.

Things to do in Siquijor

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

San Juan, Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary
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Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary ©
Siquijor Butterfly Sanctuary

1
night
Carmen

Carmen ©
Carmen is a in the province of, Philippines. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Rajah Sikatuna Protected Landscape and then explore the striking landscape at Chocolate Hills Natural Monument.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Carmen trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Siquijor to Carmen in 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Carmen are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Siargao Island.

Things to do in Carmen

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bohol Island
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Rajah Sikatuna Protected Landscape ©
Rajah Sikatuna Protected Landscape

4
nights
Siargao Island

Siargao Island ©
A lush oasis of tropical vegetation surrounded by warm waters east of the Philippines, Siargao Island offers a mix of mangrove forests, squeaky-clean sand beaches, and vibrant coral reefs.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dako Island and Alegria Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Naked Island and Magpaponko Swimming Hole. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Magpupungko Beach, get outside with Outdoor Adventures Siargao, Head underground at Hagukan Cave, and head off the coast to Mamon Island.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Siargao Island trip itinerary builder app.

Explore your travel options from Carmen to Siargao Island with the Route module. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Siargao Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Magpupungko Beach ©
Magpupungko Beach
Dako Island ©
Dako Island
Naked Island ©
Naked Island

2
nights
Cebu City

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Larawan Beach, steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross, and then try to win big at Casino Filipino. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Basilica del Santo Nino, thenzoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Vano Public Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cebu City journey planner.

Fly from Siargao Island to Cebu City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Cebu City

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lapu Lapu, Larawan Beach
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Casino Filipino ©
Casino Filipino
Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino

3
nights
El Nido

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nacpan Beach and Pinagbuyutan Island. Step off the beaten path and head to Marimegmeg Beach and Taraw Cliff. There's lots more to do: stroll through Duli Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the El Nido online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cebu City to El Nido takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Coron.

Things to do in El Nido

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Duli Beach ©
Duli Beach
Marimegmeg Beach ©
Marimegmeg Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Coron

Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
On the 28th (Mon), head off the coast to Banana Island and then see the vivid underwater world at Skeleton Reef. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenkick back and relax at Banol Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kayangan Lake.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coron trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from El Nido to Coron in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coron

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
Banana Island ©
Banana Island

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