Ultimate Philippines Itinerary for 10 Days, 2 Weeks or 3 Weeks

The Philippines is a huge archipelago of over 7000 islands, so putting together the perfect Philippines itinerary means that you have a lot of different destinations to choose from.

We are here to help you sift through the overwhelm and share with you our thoughts and experience from several visits with a combined total of more than 3 months of traveling in the Philippines.


The sprawling and hectic capital of the Philippines, and while most travelers need to pass through here to get elsewhere, few actually hang around for too long.

Manila: 1 to 2 Days

Popular Things to See in Manila


Where you can see the stone bastions that defended Manila for centuries, and delve deep into the local heritage.

Coron: 3 to 4 Days

No Philippines itinerary is complete without at least 3 days in Coron, but to see everything, you’ll need to save as much as a week to explore.

Popular Things to See in Coron

For a view over the islands, then hike up the steps that lead from Coron Town to the summit of Mount Tapyas. It’s the best spot in Coron for sunset.


Cebu: 2 to 3 Days

Home to the Philippines’ second city, Cebu City, but away from the metropolis, it’s a verdant, green paradise brimming with waterfalls and beaches.

Popular Things to See in Cebu

Jump into pools from heights of up to 30 feet and swim through caves and rivers. Plus, you’ll hike through the forest and enjoy lunch at Kawasan Falls.


Bohol: 2 to 3 Days

You can visit the famed Chocolate Hills, hang out on Alona Beach, and island-hop to beautiful natural spots.

Ideal 2 Week Philippines Itinerary

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