There are three main popular cities in the Philippines which is a destination hubs of tourists. The Manila which is the capital city and located in Luzon, Davao in Mindanao and Cebu City in Visayas region. Speaking of Cebu, the City is popular and a favorite tourist destination of local and international tourists because of its wide array of interest and features. Alike to Manila, it is a progressive and modernized city with its amazing historical structures, churches with its several winning wonderful scenic attractions that everyone would love.
A complete travel plan would be a great way to have a guide as you explore the Queen City of the South. So, let’s take a walk and explore these amazing places.
Upon your arrival in Cebu city, you’ll land your foot to Cebu City port or airport either by boat or by plain you conveyed. If you’re a foreigner, there are direct flights from manila to Cebu by the use of different main airlines.
Domestic Airlines on Board to Cebu:
There are several hotel and restaurant which are spread around the City and near to Mactan International Airport that is ideal for staying in for the whole trip. Include this Shangri-La’s Mactan resort and Spa.
This five star hotel features 547 guest rooms and suites with several top amenities and indoor and outdoor activities that are in demand and mostly like by tourists. In fact, this hotel has been awarded and recognized as traveler’s choice winner for 2017. Aside from that, there are some best restaurants with different cuisine nearby that suits to your taste if you want to try different food aside from hotels provided.
DAY 1: Island hopping
After you’re a full rest of staying in, prepare your map and pack your things for an Island hopping. This would be the most exciting as you’ll tour and experience the most beautiful beaches in Cebu. It will be just an hour of drive from Cebu City and you’ll reach the famous mactan Island where several white sand and crystal clear water beaches can be found.
Enjoy these scenic view and outdoor activities in Mactan Island. That would complete your day,
If you wanted something more ideal, jump off to Cebu Bantayan Island where its popular island destination in the province. Actually getting on this famous island isn’t that all hard. There are few convenient transportations that are available to use, you can take a bus or SUV Van from Cebu proper going to Hagnaya Port Bantayan Island. It would take more or less than 4 hours of travel but it’s all worth it.
Other Ideal places:
Day 2: Food trip
Aside from its tourist attractions, Cebu also boasts their culinary ventures where mostly Visayan are proud of. Tourist would love this prominent cebu lechon that has been the delicacy and part of their culture.
Cebu dried fish that is known as danggit is also popular in the town which visayan mostly serves in meals with its crispy chip taste. And of course dried mango wouldn’t be miss on the list which is one of all-time favorite of Cebuanos.
The Cebu town is slowly becoming foodie have with its different restaurant and cuisines that had grown and develop. From authtentic Rico’s lechon restaurant, Maya Mexican restaurant to American style Casa Verde that delight each taste buds.
Day 3: exploring the great churches
Cebu is widely known for its several old establishments and popular churches in the Philippines. The Basilica Minore del Santo Niño church is the oldest church in the country that mostly visited by tourist every day and the Magellan Cross which is just few step away to Basilica Minore del Santo Niño church that is a wonderful opportunity to visit and explore.
Cebu is truly wonderful with its amazing culture and region features with a proud scenic attractions that’s an ideal point of interest. And exploring its place is a great chance to experience the breathtaking Cebu.