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Philippines 
7 Day (1 Week) / 6 Night Itinerary

This is a relaxed itnerary that lets you explore some of the highlights of Palawan. We generally recommend flying into El Nido AIrport (ENI) airport as opposed to Puerto Princesa (PPS) to save time. Tip: If you do travel to Puerto Princesa (PPS) allow ~7 hours for the van commute to El Nido.

4 Day / 3 Night Itinerary

  1. El Nido (3 Nights)
  2. Coron (3 Nights)

Details of 4 Day / 3 Night Itinerary

  • Day 1 – Arrive Manila (MNL) and Arrive El Nido (ENI).
    -Take flight from Manila to El Nido (ENI) via Air Swift.
    -Arrive El Nido Aiport (ENI).
    -Take Tricycle from El Nido Airport (ENI) to hotel/hostel.
    -Arrange for Boat Tour for next morning.
    -Arrange for Fast Ferry via Montenegro from EL Nido to Coron; Tip: Buy ticket in advance as these sell out.
    -Afternoon Activities: Explore Beaches of El Nido (Nacpan Beach and Seven Commandos Beach) via Tricycle.
  • Day 2 – Explore El Nido via Boat
    -Morning Activities: Entire Day of Boat Tour on Tour A or C
    -Boat tours generally pick you up at 8:30 in the morning and expect to be out until 5pm.
    -Evening Activities: Explore El Nido Nightlife.
  • Day 3 – Explore El Nido via Boat
    -Morning Activities: Entire Day of Boat Tour on Tour A or C
    -Boat tours generally pick you up at 8:30 in the morning and expect to be out until 5pm.
    -Evening Activities: Explore El Nido Nightlife.
  • Day 4 – El Nido to Coron via Ferry; Explore Coron
    -Take Fast Ferry via Montenegro form EL Nido To Coron; Fast ferry leaves El Nido at 6:00am and Arrives 9:00am
    -Morning Activities: Explore Coron
    -Afternoon Activities: Explore Coron
    -Evening Activities: Explore Coron Nightlife.
  • Day 5 – Explore Coron via Boat
    -Morning Activities: Entire Day of Boat Tour
    -Boat tours generally pick you up at 8:30 in the morning and expect to be out until 5pm.
    -Evening Activities: Explore Coron Nightlife.
  • Day 6 – Explore Coron via Boat
    -Morning Activities: Entire Day of Boat Tour
    -Boat tours generally pick you up at 8:30 in the morning and expect to be out until 5pm.
    -Evening Activities: Explore Coron Nightlife.
  • Day 7 – Leave Coron and Leave Manila
    -Take Shuttle from hotel / hostel to Francisco B. Reyes Airport, formerly Busuanga Airport (USU). Allow about 1hour for transportation and 30min to checkin.
    -Arrive Francisco B. Reyes Airport, formerly Busuanga Airport (USU)
    -Take flight from Francisco B. Reyes Airport, formerly Busuanga Airport (USU) to Manila Airport (MNL). Tip: Flights are often delayed so try to take earliest flight (less chance of delay).
    -Take flight from Manila Airport (MNL) back home. HINT: If you’re leaving for the USA on a direct flight you may arrive the same day.

Wanderasm’s Savvy Travel Tips:

  • We generally recommend flying into El Nido Airport (ENI) airport as opposed to Puerto Princesa (PPS) to save time. Tip: If you do travel to Puerto Princesa (PPS) allow ~7 hours for the van commute to El Nido.
  • Take the earliest flights – less delays. Theres a saying that flights are on Philippines Standard Time so the later your flight is the higher the chance is of a delay.


Wanderasm's Savvy Travelers Tips

What to do BEFORE you get here?

  1. Book hotels on Booking or Agoda (preferred – good selection in PH) or AirBNB (poor limited selection in PH) or hostels on HostelWorld or Hostels.com
  2. Find Flights using Google Flights, Kayak, Expedia Philippines Airlines
  3. Book your flight to El Nido through Air Swift.
  4. Book El Nido boat tours with Tarawis by emailing Benly Lim (the owner) at lim.benly@gmail.com (easier) or call him at +09174238764. Check out their amazing reviews on Tripadvisor
  5. Book Coron boat tours with JY Tours by Emailing them at: yong_cj@yahoo.com (easier) or call them at +09205532361
  6. Make reservation with Montenegro Fast Ferry in advance by emailing: msli_travels@yahoo.com or operations.msli@gmail.com
  7. Book Sirgao boat tours with Explore Sirgao Tours directly at their website or by emailing them at: exploresiargao@gmail.com (easier) or call them at +63 917 555 2296

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