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The Best Philippines Tour for Canyoneering Adventure

Explore the islands of Cebu and Bohol in 9 days with whale shark watching and canyoneering adventure to Kawasan Falls.

During this trip, in addition to visiting the iconic attractions of Cebu and Bohol, learning about the local history and culture, you can also experience a wide variety of water sports. What’s more, you will have the opportunity to swim with whale sharks, see dolphins up close, observe marine life and learn more about tarsiers. And let you experience exciting canyoning adventures and feel the magic of nature. Come and join us to experience the beautiful white sand beaches and meet lovely whale sharks and dolphins!
Travel Route: Cebu - Mactan Island - Cebu - Bohol - Pamilacan Island - Bohol
Day: 9
Best for: First-timers
Tour Type: Escorted private tour with personal tour guide and vehicle
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The specialist who designs this trip have lived in this country for several years, in some cases, born here. Our first-hand knowledge will help you have an authentic experience, making the most of your vaction.
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Sightseeing in the buildings and historical sites of Cebu

Visit Museo Sugbo, Heritage Monument, Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, Magellan’s Cross, etc. to get a glimpse of its history and culture.

Experience a lifetime canyoneering adventure

Swim with the Whale Sharks in Oslob, cool down in the refreshingly cool water of Tumalog Falls, and be fascinated by the Kawasan Falls.

Explore Mactan Island, one of the marine sanctuaries in the Philippines

To see abundant corals and hundreds of tropical fish species; enjoy snorkeling and diving.

Enjoy an array of activities in Bohol

Visiting Blood Compact Shrine, Chocolate Hills, Baclayon Church, cruising along Loboc River, seeing tarsiers and dolphins, and getting close contact with butterflies.

Dolphin watching
Pamilacan Island
Kawasan Falls

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Cebu Arrival
Welcome to Cebu!
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at Mactan Cebu International Airport and take you to your hotel.
The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or freely explore the surroundings.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Day 2: Cebu Tour
Today, you will start your journey to visit Museo Sugbo, also known as Sugbo Museum, which is for tourists, history buffs, students, and all citizens of Cebu to learn about the glorious history of this island.
Then, move to the Heritage of Cebu Monument, also known as the Parian Monument. This monument is a tableau showcasing the important events in Cebu City’s history and is also one of the highlights of the town.
Next, you will visit Yap Sandiego Ancestral House. It is one of the oldest residential structures in the Philippines. This house has managed to withstand centuries’ worth of destructive forces – wars, financial collapse, and natural disasters. Now it operates as a museum and as a party and shoots venue.
After that, you will continue to visit Magellan’s Cross which is housed in a chapel and planted on April 21, 1521, by Portuguese and Spanish explorers.
In the afternoon, you will go to Basilica Minore Del Sto. Nino. It is the oldest church in the Philippines, built in 1565, and the world-famous "El Nino image" is stored here.
Later, you will explore Sirao Flower Farm which was given the moniker “Little Amsterdam of Cebu”. Before transferring back to your hotel, you will head to visit the Temple of Leah. This temple is a beautiful Roman-inspired architectural shrine that is also known as the Taj Mahal of Cebu. It's home to the treasures and memorabilia of the late Leah Albino Adarna, the grandmother of Filipina actress Ellen Adarna.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Visit Magellan’s Cross
Day 3: Whale Shark Watching & Canyoneering Adventure
Today, you will have the chance to experience both worlds and the uplifting magnificence of nature. After being picked up from your accommodation at 4:00 am. A 3-hour drive will take you to the town of Oslob, home of the gentle giants.
Upon arrival, you will take a boat to the interaction area and swim with the whale sharks for 30 minutes. After that, you'll be given time to enjoy breakfast at your preferred restaurant in the area.
Aftewards, you will transfer to Tumalog Falls to cool down before going to Badian for your next exciting adventure.
Later, you will head to Badian for a canyoneering adventure. Upon arrival at the canyoneering station, you'll be provided with safety gears and tour guide before heading to the starting point. You may ride the optional 1 kilometer zipline to shorten the hike from the entrance to the jump-off point to 10 minutes instead of 30 minutes. The tour culminates at Kawasan Falls, a three-stage cascading waterfall and one of the most beautiful falls in the Philippines.
At the end of the tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel in Cebu.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Swim with the Whale Sharks in Philippines
Day 4: Cebu to Mactan Island; Island Hopping Tour
Today, you will take a side trip to Mactan Island, which is a few kilometers east of Cebu Island. Mactan Island is a paradise with pristine waters and beautiful white sandy beaches that make this place famous all over the world.
Upon arrival, you will go on a wonderful island hopping tour to Gilutungan Island, Caohagan Island, and San Vicente in Olango Island. All three islands have marine reserves where you can explore the rich coral and hundreds of tropical fish species. With the help of boatmen, you can also snorkel, dive, and even take nice pictures of these islands.
After the island hopping tour, return to Cebu from Mactan Island.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Day 5: Cebu to Bohol
Today, you will travel from Cebu to Bohol by ferry. This ferry journey takes 2 hours. Upon arrival, your guide will take you to your hotel.
The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or freely explore surroundings.
Stay overnight in Bohol.
Day 6: Bohol Tour
In the morning, you will first visit the Blood Compact Shrine, which is a monument made to honor the first international treaty between the Philippines and Spain. It symbolizes the historical traces of the Philippines' changing international status.
Then go to visit the Baclayon Church, one of the oldest stone churches in the Philippines. It was the first church built by the Spanish in the Philippines.
Next, you will take a wildlife trip to the Tarsier Sanctuary, where you can see tarsier in its natural habitat. Tarsier is the smallest primate and a kind of endangered species in the world. Please make sure not to use flash photography or make too much noise to avoid startling the cute animals.
Later move to Loboc River, where a delicious lunch is waiting for you in one of its floating restaurants. Relax and enjoy the sights as you cruise along the river while the locals present a folk performance for your entertainment.
In the afternoon, you will head to Bilar Man-made Forest, which comprises thousands of mahogany trees stretching more than 2 kilometers between the towns of Bilar and Loboc.
After that, continue to the Bohol Butterfly Conservation Center to get close contact with hundreds of butterfly species.
Finally, you will visit the Chocolate Hills, which is one of the most popular tourist spots not only in Bohol but in the whole Philippines. Thousands of green and brow-open hillocks dot the landscape as far as the eyes can see, truly a natural wonder that can only be seen in Bohol.
Stay overnight in Bohol.
Visit the Chocolate Hills in Bohol
Day 7: Bohol to Pamilacan Island
Today, you will take a boat to Pamilacan Island, which is a coral island famous for its white sandy shores and crystal clear waters. It is a popular attraction for whale and dolphin sightseeing.
On the way, you will have a chance to see the dolphins. There are over 11 different species of dolphins in this sea area. Keeping an eye out for wild dolphins jumping up and down through the water, if lucky, you might see these creatures up close.
After arrival, you will enjoy a snorkeling tour, putting on your rental snorkeling gear and plunging underneath the waves. You might even get to spot a sea turtle or two swimming by, as well as other active marine life.
After snorkeling, you can relax on the white sand beach to enjoy the scenery.
At last, transfer back to Bohol after the Pamilacan Island tour.
Stay overnight in Bohol.
Dolphin watching in Pamilacan Island
Day 8: Free and Relaxing Time
Today you are free to arrange your own activities in Bohol.
Stay overnight in Bohol.
Day 9: Bohol Departure
Say goodbye to the Philippines.
You are free to arrange your time until the guide transfer you to the airport.
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Service Included

Private English-speaking tour guide
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeing listed in the itinerary
Private van for land transportation
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Hotel accommodation
Governmental taxes

Service Excluded

International air tickets
Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee
Meals as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.

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