9 days in Philippines Itinerary

9 days in Philippines Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Manila
— 1 night
2
San Francisco, Pacijan Island
— 1 night
3
Puerto Princesa
— 3 nights
4
Boracay
— 2 nights

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 26th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Manila Ocean Park, stop by Intramuros, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Manila online trip itinerary builder.

Hanoi, Vietnam to Manila is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Philippine Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. January in Manila sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Manila

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 27:
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Manila Ocean Park ©
Manila Ocean Park
Intramuros ©
Intramuros
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church

1
night
San Francisco, Pacijan Island

San Francisco ©
On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Buho Rock.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Manila to San Francisco. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Puerto Princesa.
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 28:
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Buho Rock ©
Buho Rock

3
nights
Puerto Princesa

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 Sabang Beach and Puerto Princesa City Baywalk Park. Get in touch with nature at Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park and Tubbataha Reef. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Palawan Special Battalion WW2 Memorial Museum, look for gifts at Baker's Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaculate Conception Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Puerto Princesa online tour planner.

Explore your travel options from San Francisco to Puerto Princesa with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Puerto Princesa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 31:
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Sabang Beach ©
Sabang Beach
Tubbataha Reef ©
Tubbataha Reef

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.
On the 31st (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at E Mall, kick back and relax at Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), and then kick back and relax at Diniwid Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Bulabog Beach, then don't miss a visit to Willy's Rock, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and finally kick back and relax at White Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boracay trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Puerto Princesa to Boracay in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. When traveling from Puerto Princesa in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Boracay: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boracay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Diniwid Beach ©
Diniwid Beach

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