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4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

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4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

My man and me are 4 weeks in the philippines in feb and ive tried planning from the guide book but theres too much! I want to go to boracary, palawan and day trip to bohol. Flying in and out of cebu so not sure best route to go. Also want to see the whale sharks and anything else worth visiting that we can fit in. Any advice on where to go first and how to get there would be a massive help guys.

Also want to visit apo island.

Edited: 30 April 2014, 14:39
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1. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

Plans very similar to this have been posted recently.

Just read through some of the recent posts

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2. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

1 week in manila (i'd do first 2-3 days and last few days)

not in order

week in Boracay

week in Cebu where you can do whaleshark swimming

couple of days in Bohol, I think a week in Bohol might be too long

week in Palawan

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3. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

I would say, keep your plans flexible.

I don't know what you are into, but this is what I'd do

Land in Cebu, chill for a bit. Go to Bohol, do some diving.

Then fly to puerto princessa, stay 1 night, get the mini van to el nido, stay for about a week, chilling, doing all the tours.

I'd go to Coron too, probably by boat from el nido, if it's still running. Will probably be an experience.

Then fly from busuanga to manila. stay 1 night. Then go to lake Taal and stay in a hotel and chill for a bit.

Then I'd probably go to Manila just for a flight to Boracay for a few days or a week, and fly back to cebu.

Job done. Happy days.

Enjoy! Vamos!

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4. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

Which month will you be coming to Philippines?

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5. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

Cheers mate, sounds like a plan!

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6. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

February

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7. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

@ Deb

How many days do you have? You just might be packing in too many places....

Do you mean Feb 2015??

Edited: 02 May 2014, 02:31
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8. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

We have 28 days, my latest thoughts were week in boracay, week in palawan/EL nido, maybe time in siquijor, then rest of time on malapascau to do bohol, whale sharks and maybe apo island in that order maybe, then fly back to reality from cebu? Any advice very much appreciated thank you please! Also any recommendations on places to stay on boracay at station 3, mediumish budget.

Edited: 02 May 2014, 06:51
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9. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

@ Deb

28 days is perfect - My suggestion?

Week 1 = Palawan (choose one place and stay there - the travel within Palawan is back breaking!)

week 2 - Siquijor + Apo island (they are close to each otehr)

Week 3 = Bohol (via Cebu)

Week 4 = Boracay

You could make it

Day 1-5 = Palawan

Day 6-12 = Siquijor + Apo island

Day 13-Day 22 = Cebu - Malapascua - Bohol (via Cebu)

Day 22 -Day 27 = Boracay

As for the places to stay - I liked the garden facing rooms in Blue Mango (Angol Point - near station 3)

http://www.bluemangoinn.com/

tripadvisor.com.ph/Hotel_Review-g294260-d581…

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10. Re: 4 weeks in the Philippines-advice on itinerary needed

Thank you this is a massive help, with so many islands its difficult to make a plan! Can I just ask your recommendation on how to get from cebu to palawan as we are flying into there.