Explore Cebu's rich arts and crafts history in this half-day tour. Led by an English-speaking local guide, you will visit factories producing fashion accessories, traditional guitars, and local fruit. Then try your hand at making your own jewelry using natural materials such as shells, wood, and coconut. There are two departure options for this tour – 7am or 1pm. Light refreshments are provided.
Meet you driver at your hotel in Cebu at 7am or 1pm, depending which option you choose, and head to a fashion accessory factory in the luxury of your own private vehicle. Explore the accessories in all their different designs, colors, and shapes and learn why Cebu is known as the capital of costume jewelry in the Philippines. Continue to a handmade guitar factory, where you can see firsthand how this local industry has thrived despite modernization. On the next stop you can see how jewelry and other traditional Cebu crafts are made with natural materials such as shells, wood, coconut, and plant fibers. Enjoy a live craft demonstration and make your own necklace or bracelet in the Cebu style. Finally, visit a fruit factory and see how dried mangoes and other local fruits are processed. Enjoy some light refreshments and perhaps pick up a souvenir or two before heading back to your hotel, where the tour ends.