New Cebu and Mactan Sightseeing Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Philippines

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Mactan or Maktan is a densely populated island located a few kilometres from Cebu Island in the Philippines. The island is part of Cebu Province and it is divided into Lapu-Lapu City and the municipality of Cordova.Cebu is a province of the Philippines, in the country’s Central Visayas region, comprising Cebu Island and more than 150 smaller surrounding islands and islets. Its prosperous port capital, Cebu City, retains landmarks from its 16th-century Spanish colonial past, including the Basilica Minore del Santo Niño church and triangular Fort San Pedro. Tops, an observation deck on Mt. Busay, has sweeping views over the city.(Mactan is the improbable site of one of the defining moments in the Philippines’ history, historic site in mactan island, picture taking)(Cebu is known for are the handmade guitars and there is one king of the hill and that is the Alegre guitar Factory, you can buy small guitars as souvenirs)
Stepped into ancient Rome by visiting The temple of Leah, it is an edifice of Roman Architecture and Greek Methodology inspired from sculptures to high pillars. A sightseeing destination perfect for photoshoots, The Sirao Flower Farm. Visit Taoist temple for ritual among devotees to pray to the gods to grant one’s wish. Illustration of scenes during the local revolution against the Spanish rule in the heritage of Cebu monument. Experience ancient times on one of the oldest residential house in the Philippines, Yap- Sandiego Ancestral house built between 1675 and 1700. Visit one of the most popular historical landmark in Cebu, The Cross of Magellan. Tells the tale of Cebuano’s struggle by visiting Fort San Pedro oldest tri-bastion fort in the Philippines that was built in 1738. Witness the battle of Mactan in mactan Shrine where sculptures and paintings tells about one of the famous Philippine History. Complete your Mactan experience by droping into famous guitar factory. ITINERARY: 08:00  Start of City Tour08:30  Sirao Flower Farm (Dubbed as the mini-Astermdam of Cebu, Sirao Flower Farm is one of the newest attractions in Cebu, perfect for photo shoots sites.)08:35-08:55 ETD-ETA for Temple of Leah (It was built as a symbol of the undying love and ceaseless devotion of Teodorico Soriano Adarna to his wife for 53 years, Leah Villa Albino-Adarna, the site is known for its Greek structures.)09:20-10:20 ETD-ETA for Taoist temple (The temple is built by Cebu's substantial Chinese community in 1972, known for people who pray and grants one’s wish)10:50  ETA at Heritage of Cebu Monument (The Heritage of Cebu Monument is a representation and illustration of sculptures depicting significant and symbolic events in the history of Cebu, also best for photo ups and best for educational tours)11:15  ETD for Yap- san diego ancestral house11:20 ETA at Yap- san diego ancestral house (this site is taking you back to ancient times, Considered to be one of the oldest residential houses in the Philippines, the Yap-Sandiego Ancestral House was built sometime between 1675 and 1700, a heritage site and perfect for educational tours)12:00  ETD for magellan’s Cross (picture taking,religious sites,  The crucifix on show here apparently contains remnants from a cross Magellan planted on the shores of Cebu in 1521)12:10  ETA12:35  ETD (Fort San Pedro has served as an army garrison, a rebel stronghold, prison camp and the city zoo,historical site and perfect for educational tours)12:45  ETA13:15  ETD for mactan shrine14:00  ETA at Mactan Shrine14:20  ETA At Lapu-lapu monument14:40  ETD for Guitar Factory14:55  ETA Alegre Guitar Factory15:30 ETD for Pasalubong centers15:45 ETA Pasalubong center16:15 ETD for drop off at hotel

What’s included

  • Local English-speaking driver coordinator
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees

What’s not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
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