11 days in Philippines Itinerary

11 days in Philippines Itinerary

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11 days in Philippines Itinerary

Boracay
ferry + Fly:  9​h 15​min
El Nido, Palawan Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
Coron, Busuanga Island
— 3 nights
Fly + ferry:  4​h 15​min
Boracay

4
days
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Diving and Matinloc Island. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Entalula Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Nacpan Beach, stroll through Hidden Beach, and explore the activities along Small Lagoon.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our El Nido itinerary maker.

Boracay to El Nido is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also ride a ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Puerto Princesa.

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Hidden Beach ©
Hidden Beach
Shark Diving
Matinloc Island ©
Matinloc Island

3
days
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Immaculate Conception Cathedral and Tubbataha Reef. Step out of Puerto Princesa to go to Sabang and see Sabang Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Lu-Li Island, get engrossed in the history at Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum, examine the collection at Palawan Environmental Enforcement Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Palawan Butterfly Ecological Garden and Tribal Village.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Princesa sightseeing planner.

Getting from El Nido to Puerto Princesa by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Coron.

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Cowrie Island ©
Cowrie Island
Lu-Li Island ©
Lu-Li Island
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Sabang Beach

3
days
Coron, Busuanga Island

Coron ©
Coron tourism has developed around its dive spots, with coral reefs and 10 preserved Japanese underwater shipwrecks to explore.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coron Bay and Bulog Island. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Banana Island, see the vivid underwater world at Coral Garden, kick back and relax at Banol Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kayangan Lake.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coron holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Puerto Princesa to Coron takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Coron Bay ©
Coron Bay
Banol Beach ©
Banol Beach
Skeleton Reef ©
Skeleton Reef

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