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Updated on Nov 20, 2018 Useful Info

How Long To Visit Philippines For

The length of the number of days that you intend to stay in the Philippines will indicate how many places you will be able to visit and experience. You cannot experience many stuff in one day or even three days. International travel can cost a fortune and lots of paper works that is why it is absolutely best to stay for a longer amount of time.

However, in short trips like two-three weeks, you will be able to explore many places.


If you choose to stay in Manila, you can visit these places within two-three weeks.

  • Visit and experience Intramuros
  • San Agustin Church and Museum
  • Chinatown
  • Ayala Museum and Baywalk
  • Fort Santiago
  • Manila Cathedral
  • Rizal Park
  • National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Paco Park
  • Bahay Tsinoy
  • Quiapo Church
  • Divisoria Market
  • Go Videoke
  • Try eating in Tiendesitas
  • Divisoria -Where everything is sold cheaply


If you plan to go to Cebu City, you can visit these places or experience the food.

  • historical sites such as Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, Fort San Pedro, Cebu Taoist Temple, Magellan's Cross, Magellan's Shrine, Yap-SanDiego Ancestral House, Cebu Provincial Capitol, Colon Street, The Heritage of Cebu Monument, Basilica del Santo Nino, Mactan Shrine, El Grande Baluarte, Lapu-lapu Monument
  • Historic Carbon Market
  • 1730 Jesuit House
  • Dive with Whale Sharks in Oslob, Cebu
  • Mountain View Nature Park
  • Crown Regency Hotel Sky Experience
  • Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary
  • Tops Lookout
  • Spa ESC
  • Terrazas de Flores Botanical Garden
  • Eat Lechon
  • Eat Street Foods like Tuslob Buwa, Kwek-Kwek, Ngohiong, Siomai sa Tisa,
  • Experience pungko-pungko
  • Experience eating balut
  • Experience eating in Larsian - all kinds of barbecues
  • Scuba Dive
  • Hike all the way to Kawasan Falls
  • Dao Falls
  • Visit Cebu West Town Lagoon
  • Tumalog Falls in Oslob
  • Binalayan Falls, Samboan
  • Visit Sirao Garden
  • Visit Temple of Leah

If you plan to go to Bohol, you can visit these places...

  • Visit Panglao Island
  • Bat Tours in Cabgan Island
  • White sand beaches
  • Diving/Snorkeling
  • Sea kayaking
  • See the Chocolate hills
  • See Tarsiers- smallest primate in the world
  • Whale and dolphin watching
  • Butterfly sanctuary
  • wildlife sanctuaries
  • experience zip lining and flying fox
  • experience sky cycling
  • experience bungee jumping
  • Hinagdanan Cave
  • Bohol Bee Farm
  • Loboc River Lunch Tours
  • Hanging Bamboo Bridges above loboc river


If you plan to go to Siquijor City, you can visit these places..Good for two-three weeks

  • experience pristine white beaches
  • meet faith healers
  • visit historical sites
  • dive/snorkel
  • Go free-falling and swimming at Cambugahay Falls
  • butterfly sanctuary
  • experience fish foot spa
  • Cantabon cave
  • Visit old Enchanted tree with fish spa

If you plan to go to Cagayan De Oro, you can visit these places.....

  • Whitewater rafting /river rafting
  • Visit Xavier Museum
  • Visit Mapawa Nature Park
  • Visit Seven Seas Waterpark and Resort
  • Visit the Museum of Three Cultures
  • Migtugsok Falls

Along the Way you can visit, the Enchanted River in Butuan and Dahilayan Adventure Park in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. It absolutely worth visiting...