12 days in Manila, Boracay & El Nido Itinerary

12 days in Manila, Boracay & El Nido Itinerary

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Manila
— 2 nights
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Boracay
— 6 nights
3
El Nido
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fort Santiago, then stroll around Rizal Park, then wander the streets of Intramuros, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Agustin Church. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo Filipino Intramuros, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manila Cathedral, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Manila Ocean Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Manila driving holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Manila is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Manila. Traveling from Dubai in March, expect Manila to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Boracay.

Things to do in Manila

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Intramuros ©
Intramuros
Rizal Park ©
Rizal Park
San Agustin Church ©
San Agustin Church

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at White Beach and Diniwid Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) and Balinghai Beach. The adventure continues: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lapuz-Lapuz Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ilig Iligan Beach, and see the interesting displays at Sea Shell Collection by Argonauta Boracay.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Boracay trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Manila to Boracay in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Manila in March, plan for little chillier days in Boracay, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to El Nido.

Things to do in Boracay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Happy Dreamland Theme Park
Highlights from your plan
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach) ©
Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach)
White Beach ©
White Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Nacpan Beach and Las Cabanas Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Secret Lagoon Beach. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Small Lagoon, whizz through the canopy at Las Cabanas Beach Zipline, enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Commando Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Marimegmeg Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read El Nido trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Boracay to El Nido takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in El Nido

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nacpan Beach ©
Nacpan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Las Cabanas Beach ©
Las Cabanas Beach

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