How Many Days Are Enough To Visit the Philippines?

The ideal duration of your stay depends on the number and types of destinations you’ll visit.

Two to three days are enough to explore a beach destination like Boracay and Bohol. If you’ll visit Puerto Princesa, El Nido, and Coron in Palawan, you should allot more than a week to explore the best tourist spots there.

Consider extending your stay for a week if you’ll be having side-trips to nearby tourist spots (e.g., Iloilo-Guimaras/Antique trip). Your trip could be longer, lasting for about two weeks to a month, if you’re a backpacker hopping from one island or province to another (e.g., Palawan-Cebu-Bohol trip).

In destinations like Intramuros, Vigan, Tagaytay, Subic, and Bataan, a day trip, an overnight stay, or a weekend trip will cover all the best attractions. 

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