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suggestions please

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suggestions please

hello

i have 12 days in Phillippnes .does it make sense to share this time on 3 islands?

already have reservations for 4 nights in el nido, i think about, coron island although I'm not a diver, I was told that this place is particularly good for divers

have suggestions on how I can utilize my time usefully?

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what are the 3 islands? elnido to coron is 8 hrs by banca if not intersted in diving -then there are many other islands you can go from peurto princesa by plane -such as cebu/bohol.

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i have been thinking go to El nido go and coron. and maybe somewhere else, I just doubt if I have enough time

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are u flying mnl -el nido or mnl -pp? -what planning to do in el nido?

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You could spend your entire 12 days in Palawan, particularly if you are going to Puerto Princesa, El Nido then Coron. Travel between each place is literally a day, so that only gives you 10 days.

Or do a week in Palawan without going to coron, and 5 days some where else.

Travel between Coron and El Nido as Clare pointed out takes 8hrs, this is only recently, as all airlines and ferry service has ceased between these 2 major destinations, leaving local bangca service only

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I'll be flying from Manila to pp.

At the moment, I'm going to do tour ,a b.c

still do not know what to do with the rest of the time, and whether to go to coron

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good question is where can I go with el nido.or pp. instead of coron

some place with nice scenery?

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7. Re: suggestions please

This thread listed under FAQs right hand side has some options;

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g294245-i3256-k381…

Read the FAQs for further ideas.

As suggested I would spend all my time in Palawan and El Nido is a great place you shouldnt miss. If you are arriving and departing from Manila dont forget you will loose a day either end of your trip.

If you really want a suggestion outside of Palawan I would recommend Alona Beach Bohol for a beach destination and as a base for sightseeing.

Tommo

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8. Re: suggestions please

Thank you Tommo

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You are welcome.

Whatever you choose Im sure you will really enjoy the Philippines and will want to come back.

Tommo

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I just spent a week split between Alona Beach and Coron (will post a trip report soon). I much preferred Coron, especially if you are after scenery.

Consider spending a couple of days in Coron Town and a couple at one of the island resorts.

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Busuanga Island, Philippines