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The Most Classic Philippines Tour to Discover Ultimate Cebu

This 5-day Philippines tour will bring you an ultimate Cebu journey to discover both historical and natural attractions of this charming island.

You will first tour the ancient Cebu city to see its top heritage attractions, including Museo Sugbo, Magellan’s Cross, Basilica del Santo Niño etc. Then go to watch whale sharks in Oslob and travel to visit gorgeous Kawasan Falls. Next take an island hopping tour to Mactan Island to discover its pristine waters, white sand beaches, various underwater fish and corals and more.
Travel Route: Cebu - Oslob - Kawasan Falls - Mactan Island - Cebu
Day: 5
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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We guarantee 100% deposite refund during the pandemic, and provide 24/7 emergency service during the trip.


Explore the buildings and historical sites in a cultural atmosphere of Cebu

Visit Cebu’s most popular attractions, such as Museo Sugbo, Heritage Monument, Yap Sandiego Ancestral House, Magellan’s Cross, Temple of Leah etc.

Discover Cebu’s top natural spots in Oslob and Kawasan Falls

Take a dip in Kawasan Falls, a must-see natural attraction famous for its breathtaking view. And get to know Whale Shark by shark watching.

Visit the stunning islands of Mactan with a wonderful island-hopping tour

Take a side trip to Mactan Island from Cebu and cruise to three beautiful islands, where you can explore corals, numerous fish species, snorkel, dive and so on.

Magellan’s Cross
Watching Whale Shark
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 City Tour
Today you will spend the full day exploring the landmarks of Cebu city. First go to visit the Museo Sugbo, which is the Cebu Provincial Museum located in the former Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), four blocks from Plaza Independencia.
Then head to visit the Heritage Monument, also known as the Parian Monument. It is a representation and illustration of sculptures depicting significant and symbolic events in the history of Cebu back from the time of Rajah Humabon to the recent beatification of the Cebuano martyr, Pedro Calungsod.
Next, go to the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House. Dating back to the Spanish colonial era of the 1600s, the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House is a museum that sheds light on the Chinese settlements of the city.
After that, you will move to Magellan’s Cross which is housed in a chapel. It is believed to be a Christian cross planted by the Portuguese and Spanish explorers headed by Ferdinand Magellan, on their arrival day of March 15, 1521. That day also marked the birth of Christianity in the land.
Then continue to visit the Basilica del Santo Niño, which is the oldest church in the Philippines, built in 1565, and the world-famous "El Nino image" is stored here.
Also visit the Sirao Flower Farm, where you can see all sorts of flowers neatly arranged and in various colors. The flower farm is also called as "The Little Amsterdam of Cebu".
At the end of the day, you will visit the Temple of Leah. It is a beautiful Romanesque architectural shrine, also known as the Taj Mahal of Cebu. It is the hometown of the grandmother of Filipino actress Ellen Adana.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Visit Magellan’s Cross
Day 3: Whale Shark Watching; Kawasan Falls
Today, your guide will take you to Oslob for whale shark watching. The Oslob Whale Shark Encounter is truly a thrill of a lifetime. With this world’s largest gentle fish, you will realize how blessed we are with the abundance of nature.
After whale shark watching, you will be transferred to the gorgeous Kawasan Falls. It is a peaceful natural place where you can enjoy many waterfalls of natural spring water.
Stay overnight in Cebu.
Swim with the Whale Sharks in Philippines
Day 4: Mactan 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.
Mactan Island
Day 5: Cebu 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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