Things to do in Malaysia

Malaysia, a multi-cultural place  rich in culture, beaches, and festivals.

1. KLCC

Kuala Lumpur City Center is a multipurpose development area in Malaysia. You can find distinct hotels, and residentials, shopping malls, and office buildings.

2. See the Petronas Tower

It is the tallest building in Malaysia built by the largest oil company in Malaysia. It is currently the world’s tallest twin structure and 5th tallest skyscraper. It has a magnificent view of the city’s skyline.

3. Swim at the beaches of Malaysia

  • Pangkor Island (off central west coast, with airport)
  • Pangkor Laut Island (off central west coast, private) Pantai Teluk Belanga (Emerald Bay)
  • Langkawi Island (northwest coast), Datai Beach in Datai Bay.
  • Tioman Island (just off the south-east mainland)

4. Sunway Lagoon Theme Park

A theme park just few minutes in Kuala Lumpur. It is located in Selangor. It has a pavilion, a skating rink, and caters delicious foods and restaurants.

It has an Indoor Theme park that features places from France, England, Italy, Switzerland, and America. Other highlights include paintball war games, mountain biking, wall climbing, bungee jumping, go-karting, All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) rides, the Pontianak Theatre of Fear, and Terminator laser battle.

It has a Surf Beach that stretches over 13,000 square metres.

For more info about Malaysia.
http://www.malaysia.travel/en

Things to do in Macau

Macau, (also spelled Macao) is a part of People’s Republic of China, just west of Hong Kong. In Macau, you will:

1. Visit the Ruins of St. Paul

Take the visit to the ruins of St. Paul. It is a 17th-century Portuguese church dedicated to Saint Paul the Apostle. It is one of the best known landmarks in Macau, China. It shows the old century church and story behind the fire as it still standing tall. Truly magnificent story and the structures, too.

2. Have a date at Senado Square

Senado Square; Photo by Leckre
Senado Square; Photo by Leckre

Senado Square is a pavement town square in Macau, China. It is an old century meeting place for the Chinese and Portuguese in the 16th to 18th centuries. And even today, it’s still a meeting place for loved ones, friends and family. You can stand by the beautiful waterfall at the center of the Senado square, or meet at fine cafe’s, dining, and shops spending time or waiting for your friends. It gives you a nice feeling of taking a break from a long walk, from your travel, or from your overwhelming day. You can find peace from all the hustle and bustle.

Senado Square; Photo by Leckre
Senado Square; Photo by Leckre

3. Venetian Macau

The Venetian - Photo by Leckre
The Venetian – Photo by Leckre

The Venetian is a luxury hotel and casino resort modeled on its sister casino resort The Venetian Las Vegas, and is the seventh-largest building in the world by floor area. The Venetian Macao is also the largest casino in the world, and the largest single structure hotel building in Asia. You can take a short free bus ride from the biggest casinos and hotels.

4. Macau Fisherman’s Wharf

Macau Fisherman’s Wharf is a place that have Roman cultural buildings. It is centrally located in the outer harbor like a theme park, but also combines dining, shopping, entertainment, accommodation, convention center, and exhibition facilities . It takes just a 5-minute walk from the Macau-Hong Kong Ferry Terminal and Heliport.

5. Witness the Dancing show in the City of Dreams

City of Dreams is widely known as CoD or CoD Macau in the industry, is in the style of a podium, with four towers: namely the Hard Rock Hotel, Crown Towers Hotel, and the Grand Hyatt Macau. The house of Dancing Water show in Macau, you’ll be entertained by an action-packed thrills of all ages with their daring acrobatics, high dives, motorcycle stunts, colorful water jets and multimedia theatrics.

6. Bungee jumping in Tower of Macau

Take a jump in the tower of Macau, if you are brave enough. It’s only 1,109 ft! 😉

Macao Tower
Macao Tower

 

Getting there in Macau by Ferry:

China Ferry Terminal is in Tsim Sha Tsui. Price: 132 to 172 HKD (single trip, economy class). Walk through the Harbour City Mall, or just take a taxi to 33 Canton Road.

Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal is near the IFC Towers in the Shun Tak Center on Hong Kong Island. Price: 132 to 172 HKD (single trip, economy class). It is near the Star Ferry, the IFC Mall, and the Shueng Wan MTR station.

Sky Pier at the Hong Kong International Airport is for transiting tourists only. Price:159 to 172 HKD.


Things to do in Singapore

You can find so many things in Singapore.

1. Take a picture with the Merlion

Merlions are everywhere in Singapore.  Merlion is a well known icon of Singapore depicted as mythical creature with a lion’s head and a body of a fish. You can take creative shots in Merlion Park and at the Marina bay.

Merlion - credits to Wikipedia
Merlion facing the Marina Bay – Credits to Wikipedia

2. Marina Bay and Marina Bay Sands

Enjoy the whole day and night at Marina Bay, you can visit anytime. You can find parties, shows, fine dining, exhibits, and lot more to do, especially in the weekends. Take a picture, and enjoy the scenery and fun activities around. It is just near Merlion Park.

You can find a rooftop infinity pool in Marina Bay Sands. You can find luxury shopping, night life, and entertainment with 60 restaurants, bars, museum exhibitions, and theatre shows.

Marina Bay - Photo by Leckre
Marina Bay – Photo by Leckre

3. Jurong Bird Park

It is an aviary zoological garden and tourist attraction in Jurong, Singapore. You can find pelicans, parrots, flamingo in the lake flambouyantly walking, lory, riverine, and many other species of birds. You can feed them on the mornings and afternoons. You can also find ducks, geese, swans and screamers.

4. Ride a cable car at Sentosa

You can see the view of Singapore’s City skyline and Harbour. It presents a bird’s eye view of Singapore’s city skyline, the harbour, and Sentosa. The cabin has 360° panoramic windows – making it the best ride with the best view to Sentosa. It is known as well as Asia’s First Cable Car Museum.

5. Sentosa

Sentosa is a a popular island resort in Singapore. Visited by millions of people each year, this island includes a sheltered beach, Fort Siloso, two golf courses, the Merlion, 14 hotels, the Resorts World Sentosa, and Universal Studios Singapore. They showcase fun and events for people and tourists.

6. Universal Studios Singapore

Experience cutting-edge rides, shows, and attractions based on your favourite blockbuster films and television series, including Puss In Boots’ Giant Journey, Battlestar Galactica: HUMAN vs. CYLON™, TRANSFORMERS The Ride: The Ultimate 3D Battle, Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure™, Sesame Street Spaghetti Space Chase and more!

7. Singapore Botanic Gardens

The Singapore Botanic Gardens is a small tropical rainforest of around six hectares in size, a ginger garden, an orchid garden, botany center, and other tropical plants gardens.

8. Singapore Zoo / Night Safari

You can spend the whole day for around $100 SGD, and be amazed by different kinds of animals: a belgian tiger, llamas, a group of pelicans, giraffes, and other animals. Night Safari is an activity where you ride on a tram and see the these creatures at night. Thrilling isn’t it? 🙂

9. Gardens by the Bay

It is themed as a nature park located Central Singapore and adjacent to the Marina Reservoir. The park consists of three waterfront gardens: Bay South Garden, Bay East Garden and Bay Central Garden. The largest of the gardens is Bay South Garden.

10. Chinatown

You can buy Chinese items for souvenirs and cheap t-shirts. You can also buy cheaper foods and Chinese food.

11. Bugis

It is a place known for cheap and unique t-shirts and clothes. Buy random t-shirts here and you’ll save many.


I T I N E R A R Y – S I N G A P O R E

Day 1. To the Merlion Park / Marina Bay / Gardens by the Bay | under $50
Have fun picture taking at Marina Bay Sands the whole day, and take a picture with the Merlion.

Day 2. To the Theme Park | under $250
Spend the whole day at Universal Studios, and Sentosa.

Day 3. Singapore Zoo and Night Safari Adventure | under $250
Take a peak of the animals in Singapore Zoo and Night Safari

Day 4. China Town | under $100
Have full time shopping at China Town

Day 5. Bugis | under $100
Spend some and buy some cheap clothes at Bugis and bargain.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Discover Hong Kong with top high skyscrapers and urban centres, enjoy the fun in Disneyland…

1. Victoria Peak

Cheerish this moment together with you and your family, and friends. Make your trip a memorable one in Victoria Peak. A must see when you visit Hong Kong. You can view the city lights filled with Hong Kong skyscrapers and the harbour in Victoria Peak.

Hong Kong Harbour - Photo by Leckre
Hong Kong Harbour – Photo by Leckre

2. Disneyland

Together with your children, happy moments are shared in this fantastic place. You can roam around the whole day and take some rides, tea cups, shows, and many more fun and exciting moments.

Disneyland Hongkong - Photo by Feano
Disneyland Hongkong – Photo by Leckre

3. Cable car and Ocean Park

Another theme park in Hong Kong.  It is a marine mammal park, oceanarium, animal theme park and amusement park, located in Wong Chuk Hang and Nam Long Shan, Hong Kong.

Cable car - Photo by Leckre
Cable car – Photo by Leckre

4. Avenue of Stars

It is located along the Victoria Harbour waterfront in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. It is built a promenade along the waterfront around the New World Centre. The Avenue of Stars is the eastern node of several tourist attractions along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront. It has a Museum of Art, Space Museum, Cultural Centre and the Clock Tower.

5. Symphony of Lights

This is a nightly multimedia show in Hong Kong harbour. It is full of coloured lights, laser beams, and search lights surround with synchronised music. This show is free and many people spend their time here every 8pm during the night, and last about 15 minutes.

6. Ngong Ping 360

Ngong Ping 360 is a cable car service in Hong Kong. This is one of the most favorite and unique tourist attraction in Hong Kong. It is a scenic ride that connects Ngong Ping plateau in the town of Tung Chung. You can see the panaromic vistas of Lantau island. An online shopping and dining is also available.

7. Getting around the streets of Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Hong Kong

I T I N E R A R Y – H O N G K O N G

 

Day 1.  Whole day at Disneyland | under $300
7AM – On the way to Disneyland 
9AM -2 Gt somee rides!
12PM – Dinner
1PM – More rides
2PM – Go home

Day 2. | Under $500 
7AM – Photography in Tsim Tsa Tsui 
9AM – Avenue of the Stars
12PM – Dinner
3PM – Ride a tram going to Victoria Peak
7PM – Victoria Peak

Day 3. Ocean Park | Under $500 
7AM – All day at Ocean Park 

Things to do in Boracay

Boracay is one of the best beaches in the world.

The long white sand beach is divided into three stations: Station 1, Station 2, Station 3.

Station 1 – You can find high end hotels and accommodation, and those who want a quieter place.
Station 2 – It is where the most activities happen. There are shops and restaurants here, and a mall.
Station 3 – A less crowded area and cheaper resorts.

Boracay offers from five-star to budget accommodations.

The top things to do in Boracay!

1. Paraws for Parasailing

A thrilling experience when you’re up in the air.

Parasailing rates depends on the seasons.
For off peak season – Php 1,000
High season – Php 2000 – Php 2,500 (solo)

Rates vary.

2. Swim at the beach and have a sun tan

You can swim at the beach anywhere you want just because of the long white sand shoreline.

3. ATV

You can ride an hour along Boracay Tambisaan Jetty Port Rd., or do ATV at the Beach! Explore the roads criss-crossing the hills in Boracay’s north end.

4. Island Hopping around the Islands of Boracay

Hop around the islands you can explore more white sand beaches, very pristine and very clear waters. Pumpboat fees (outriggers) fee is around Php 1,500.

Puka Beach – a white sand beach island near Boracay. Famous of being one of the best beaches in the world, you can swim here with just few people. At the middle of the island, is a small hut and bar filled with souvenir items.

5. Snorkeling

Snorkeling in Boracay is fun activity where you get to see fishes underwater peeking at them and looking what they’re doing. You can bring your own snorkels or go rent for only Php 250.

6. Crystal Cove Caves

They pick you up going to an island, called Laurel Island, with two caves located at the southern end of Boracay. You can spend your time here away from the central Boracay. Entrance fee is Php 150.

7. Beach and Spa Massage

Have a relaxing massage. Pamper yourself. There are a lot of spa massage centers in Boracay. Hotels also offer spa massages. Rates vary.

A series of compilation of Aromatherapy massage, a Swedish massage, Lympathic Drainage and foot reflexology. It is a highly therapeutic treatment for your skin, body, mind and soul.

You will experience and enjoy homemade hot ginger tea, rose body scrub, facial scrub, foot spa, hair spa, essential oils, and aromatherapy.

8. Banana Boating

Best to do this during summer time from January to May, when the weather is sunny,  and not much waves. You can enjoy it with your friends, and family.

9. Helmet Diving

Designed for those who want to go underwater for a few meters deep, but can’t swim. You’ll gonna wear your helmets on and experience underwater. You will see coral reefs, series of school of fish, and marine and aquatic life.

10. Sunset Sailing

Boracay at sunset, credits to wikipedia
Boracay at sunset, credits to wikipedia

You can sail in late afternoons and enjoy the sunset. Rate starts from Php 1,200 and good for 4 people.

You can visit here for more information on Paraw sailing
https://www.boracay-activities.ph/activities/sunset-sailing-boat.html

11. Jet ski

Ride the way you like and experience jet ski in Boracay. Rate is Php 1,500. It is good for 2 people good for an hour ride.

12. Wind surfing

Enjoy yourself in water sport experience wind surfing in Boracay perfect for beginners. You might get lucky you can find dolphins when you’re up high above the water.

13. Making sand castles

Enjoy making sand castles of the white sand beach in Boracay. Have fun and get creative.

 

How to get to Boracay:

You can travel by air via Caticlan airport, Aklan, and from there ride a tricyle going to Caticlan jetty boat, then ride a pumpboat going to Boracay Island.

Or travel by air via airport in Kalibo, Aklan. Ride a bus or van-for-hire going to Caticlan Jetty port, then ride a pumpboat going to Boracay Island.

Caticlan jetty boat ride – Php 350 per head. You can save money going in groups, you may have discounts depending in your haggling experience. 😉

 

Things to do in Bohol

Bohol is located at Central Visayas, Philippines. It is considered one of the best tourist spot and most travelled spot in the Philippines. You can:

1. Enjoy the scenery at the Chocolate Hills

One of the worlds eighth wonder, it is beautiful, breezy, and awesomely cute hills that look like hershey’s chocolate. That’s why they call it Chocolate Hills. It is one of the most breathtaking sites in the Philippines.

Chocolate Hills - Photo by Feano
Chocolate Hills – Photo by Leckre

2. Sightseeing at Sagbayan peak

You can watch the Chocolate Hills from another view. A scenic landscape of more chocolate hills! The more chocolate hills, the merrier. You will see  Duffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Lola, Marilyn Monroe, Donald Duck, Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs, Lion King, Tiger and other dinosaurs. There is also a refreshment area for food and drinks.

3. Ziplining at Danao Extreme-Adventure Park.

One of the longest zipline and really fun extreme ride you can take at the Danao Extreme Adventure Park. With activities like wall climbing and river kayaking in Danao, Bohol, you don’t really wanna miss it.

4. Swim fine beaches

White sand beaches include: Panglao Beach, Momo beach, Libaong Beach, Alona beach, Dumaluan beach and so many others. Stay in the Island of Panglao, and you’ll find a variety of beaches in there.

Dumaluan beach – is a beach resort with budget and affordable accommodations. You can stay there anytime you like. They also have a restaurant for food and dining. They have white sand beach.

Alona Beach. The beach has a length of 800 meters. It is the most famous beach in Panglao, Bohol. They offer trips to the nearby islands of Balicasag and Pamilacan island.

5. Take a chance to gaze at the Tarsiers

They are nocturnal, cute animals with giant eyes and immensely soft fur. They fly, and hang around  in palm leafs or between tree branches in Loboc. They are endangered species. It’s a once in a lifetime chance to get to see them. They are the smallest primates of the world. And also, the mammal with the biggest eyes. Their gaze are very cute and lovely.

6. Eat at a Floating restaurant river cruise

Just after watching the tarsiers, you can dine at a floating restaurant just along Loboc river.  It costs around Php 1,000(per person), with eat all you can food and drinks. The floating restaurant also offers music by singers while eating and dining in the floating restaurant.

7. Butterfly Sanctuary in Bohol

It is a place where you can see all types of butterflies in the world. You can find the largest butterfly here. Wait for the guide to help you through knowing the butterflies and their kingdom, the guide will show you through the butterflies life cycle, their metamorphoses, and their natures. The butterfly sanctuary have  more or less 300 butterfly species. Entrance is Php 40 for adults, and Php 10 for kids.

8. Bohol Bee farm

It is a restaurant that serves delicious organic food, like rose petals, honey, malunggay and many more. They have salads with palatable tastes. They also have well decorated huts and beautiful cottages with jacuzzi’s for accommodation, and swimming pool.

9. Blood Compact Shrine in Tagbiliran

This is where it happend. The blood compact shrine is the very site where Sikatuna and Miguel Lopez de Legazpi  in the act of peace in March 16, 1565.

10. Visit Baclayon Church

A century old church and historic church. It is dedicated to Our Lady Immaculate Conception. The church is made of stones, and facing the altar is designed with Baroque pulpits.

11. Hanging bridge in Tigbao

If you are brave enough, you can face your fears from the hanging bridge in Tigbao. A bridge made of bamboo crossing the Loboc river through the other side. On the other side has a sale of souvenir items and t-shirts.

12. Man-made forest in Bilar

Take a peek of the man-made forest in Bilar on your way to Chocolate Hills. It is a series of mahogany trees planted by the Holy Name University. You can spend a few minutes taking some time here to be one with nature. It gives you a refreshing feeling of the fresh breeze that touches in your skin. You’ll feel like you are in another side of the world.

 

Getting here around Bohol:

Find a v-hire or (“van for hire”) at Tagbiliran, Bohol or at Island City Mall. The fee is around Php 2,500 – Php 3,000 depending on the number of spots your taking.

 

 

I T I N E R A R Y – B O H O L

 

Day 1 | Whole day tour | under $300  
8AM – Start at Tagbilaran
9AM – Blood Compact in Tagbilaran
9:30 AM – Loboc Church
10AM – Check out the Tarsiers
11PM – Hanging Bridge in Tigbao, Loboc
12PM – Loboc Floating Restaurant
1PM – Man-made Forest
2PM – Visit the Chocolate Hills

1PM – Butterfly Sanctuary
4PM – Spend the extra hours at the beach in Tagbilaran

Things to do in Camotes

Camotes Islands, Cebu in the Philippines, comprises San Francisco Island, Pilar Island, and Poro Island. You can:

1. Swim at Mangudlong beach

Mangudlong Rock Resort
Mangudlong Rock Resort

Fun things to play around th white sand beaches of Mangudlong Paradise beach resort and Mangudlong Rock Resort. You can have beach volleyball, eat and dine, and swimming with these two popular beaches. A swimming pool for both resorts. Mangudlong has a restaurant near the beach.

2. Santiago beach

Santiago Beach
Santiago Beach

A nice picturesque beach, with white sand beach. You can sing-a-long and have karaoke with  your friends from noon til night time.

3. Exploring the caves

There’s a lot of caves in Camotes Islands: Bukilat Cave, Heaven Cave, Paradise Cave, and some caves unexplored. You need to have a guide with you so you won’t get lost in Camotes.

Bukilat Cave is one of the most visited place in Camotes. Although it’s far from San Francisco, you have to travel for around 2 hours to get to Bukilat Cave. The cave has big mouth and when you enter it’s bigger than you thought. It has a body of water where you can swim, and at the end of the cave you can find an opening from the top, which is fun to look at when it reaches the cave. It’s very landscape is nice and very beautiful.

Heaven Cave  One of the few caves that opened in 2016. It has a small entrance, and be careful with your footstep. It’s astonishingly beautiful rich in stalactites and stalagmites, crystals, and interestingly, a part of the cave has looks like having teeth formations from dinosaurs, and at the end of the cave, you can find a form of Mother Mary in it.

Timubo Cave Is one of the few popular caves visited by tourists. You have to go underneath the cave, that has a little stream; and at the end of the cave, you will find a body of water with big opening. You have to be brave to enter the cave, and adventurous.

4. Go biking

Camotes is filled with scenic view and landscape, you can take a picture, or just enjoy biking along the road with not much traffic. You can pass by cornfields, and rice fields, the view of the lake which are very terrific for your biking experience.

5. Discover the falls

They have two waterfalls in Camotes: Pangunaron and Busay falls.

Pangunaron waterfall

To get a view of the waterfall, we got a video from youtuber: arnaldosshutter

Busay Falls

You have to go upstream by the river going to the falls. Busay falls is good for taking a dip, and have picnics.

6. Jump off the cliff at Buho Rock

Buho Rock
Buho Rock

7. Nightlife at San Francisco Baywalk

Pizza, have a night out with your friends, or family. Hang out with soulful mellow music and listen light music with the band at San Francisco Baywalk.

8. Visit the lake in Lake Danao Park

A mythical and legendary Lake Danao Park which used to be a town, turned into a lake. To know its full story, you have to visit the Park. The park also offers boat paddling, swimming pool (Php 100), and let you go fishing, have a picnic and relax!

9. Nonoc Beach

Enjoy the sunset at Nonoc Beach
Enjoy the sunset at Nonoc Beach

Have fun with your friends at Nonoc Beach. Snorkel at Nonoc beach and find little fishes in the sea. You can also enjoy relaxing and watch the sunset at Nonoc beach.

For reservations, visit: www.nonocbeach.com for more info.

 

Front beach house

 

Camotes Islands, Philippines

There is a kitchen where you can cook, and dine. The kitchen has a refrigerator. The room is air-conditioned, and has a bathroom. A TV is also available.

 

Here’s a short video from Rob Brand about Camotes:

 

 

 

Things to do in Cebu

Cebu is rich in century old churches, history, and landscapes. Find some of the interesting places you want to travel in Cebu, Philippines.

  1. Fort San Pedro

    It was built by the Spanish under the command of Miguel López de Legazpi, first governor General of the Spaniards who came to the Philippines. The original fort was made of wood and built, and later developed. If you have  a boring day, you can spend time here, watching people hang out, and visit this historical venue.

    Fort San_Pedro
    Credits to Wikipedia for the picture : Fort San Pedro
  2. Say a prayer at Basilica del Santo Nino

    To keep you in touch with God, you can visit the Basilica. Make offerings, candle lighting and pray that God will grant your requests and prayers. It really works.

  3. Magellan Shrine

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    Magellans Cross

    The shrine is about the first cross that was built standing tall during the Spanish regime, eh 1521!

  4. Visit Kawasan Falls

    The kawasan waterfall is a well-known waterfall from tourists and foreigners, and for those who want to take a dip, especially on the hot season. Save your trip on this one. Canyoonering on the top is one of the activities in Kawasan.

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    Kawasan Falls – Photo by Leckre
  5. Taoist Temple

    It is located in Beverly Hills Subdivision, Lahug, Cebu City. It is a solemn temple by the Chinese community who also prays there and ask for guidance. Experience the feel in the temple. The buildings were also beautifully designed and well-decorated.

  6. Mountain View Nature’s Park

    It is an overlooking view, that you must visit this, too. You’ll see an amazing view of Mandaue city at night and enjoy the citylights.

  7. Visit the fine beach resorts in Mactan

    Most fine beaches in Cebu are located in Mactan Island. You can visit Maribago Bluewaters, Movenpick hotel, Portofino, and a lot more.

  8. Visit Museo de Sugbu

    It is the Cebu Provincial Museum, this used to be a prison on the 19th century. The vast collections of gallery of Pre-Colonial times gallery, The Spanish Colonial,  The Katipunan Revolution and the American Colonial times, The War Memorial, Gregorio and Jovito Abellana Special Exhibition. It also presents exhibits of The National Museum Gallery and Cebu Journalism and Journalist Gallery.

  9. Visit fine beaches in Bantayan

    Although, it’s far from the Cebu City, you can find white sand beaches here. For all ye lovers of sand and crystal waters, this is the best place for you.

  10. Canyooneering at Badian

    Experience the excitement and thrills of this unique activity. Embrace the outdoors adventure of canyooneering, a popular outdoor trek that involves traveling down creeks or streams within a canyon through variety of means including walking, jumping, swimming, climbing. Canyoneering starts at Canlaob river downstream going to Kawasan falls.

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    Whale Sharks in Oslob. Credits to Wikipedia
  11. Whale shark watching in Tan-awan, Oslob

    Interact with the whales sharks, also called “butanding” in Visayan term. They are harmless, very kind natured, and remarkable. They are huge and have white spots around their skins. They are fed with tiny shrimps, called “uyap”. You can feed, dive and snorkel with them in the mornings.

  12. Osmena peak

    Try to trail at Osmena peak, located at Badian, Cebu. Explore the little clusters of green jagged hills in Badian. You travel from Mantalongon and it ends in Kawasan ang Liong.

  13. Shopping at Ayala Center

    You can find lots of various shopping stores in Ayala Center. Also, you can have fun dining, take a walk and hangout in the Terraces. It’s nice to spend some time with your friends and family, and have a good time.

    Ayala, Photo credit to Leckre.
  14. Take a prayer at Simala

    Say a prayer in Simala and experience be closer to God. Enrich your soul and spirit in this very nice, solemn, and religious place.

  15. Beach at Sumilon

    Located just South of Cebu, locals recommend this island of Sumilon as a tourist destination of white sand beach, along with a luxurious hotel, and crystal clear waters.

  16. Temple of Leah

    A temple made for his undying love for his sweetheart. This newly built temple is located in Busay, Lahug, Cebu City. It has a Romanian architecture with a good view of the city. You can find lion statues, a waterfall, and a library.

  17. Shopping at SM Seaside City

    Spending time shopping and enjoy skating, cinema, and bowling is all you can find at SM Seaside City. With various major shops and fun games, it is surely a place to be.

  18. Island Hopping

    Where the place to be: Malapascua, Bantayan, Olango Island, Sumilon Island, Camotes Islands, Mactan Island, and a lot more.
    Malapascua Island – It is located just north of Bantayan Island. It is a good diving site for foreigners. It is a paradise island. It has a charm on its own. You can have an encounter of big fishes, sharks, sea turtles, corals, and a lot more for your diving adventure. Best time to visit is from May to December.
    Bantayan Island – It is the northeastern part of Cebu Province. You can find lots of beach resorts here.
    Olango Group of Islands – Located just east of Mactan, Cebu. It comprises Olango island and 6 satellite islets namely: Sulpa, Gilutongan, Nalusuan, Caohagan, Pangan-an, and Camungi. It is known for its wildlife sanctuary of migrating birds. It is also a diving site of sharks, barracudas, fishes, tuna, and many others.
    Sumilon Island – It is located east of Oslob, Cebu. It is a private beach resort island. A good spot for swimming and roam the whole island for just a few hours. To get here, you have to travel by a pumpboat that costs Php 1,500. The shoreline is purely white sand, with shallow sandbar in it.
    Camotes Islands – Camotes Islands compose of San Francisco (Pacijan), Poro Island, and Pilar. San Francisco has most of the white sand beaches. You can also visit the caves and waterfalls. Truly a paradise to see.
    Mactan Island – It is famous for having a lot of beach resorts, with white sand beaches. You can visit the Imperial Water Park, Movenpick Hotel and Resorts, Portofino, Maribago Bluewaters, Shangri-La Mactan just to name a few.

  19. Zipline in Balamban and Lahug

    Experience the adventure and the wind in your face while doing zipline in Cebu. Doce Pares Mountain Training Park is located in Barangay Malubog, Busay. The entrance fee is only Php 25. The course is a 100meter zip.  You can find another zipline adventure in K33 Green Adventure. It is located in Balamban with 300meter zip. For another zipline, you can also find Adventure Cafe, the first resto adventure in the Philippines for zipline experience.

  20. Have photographic moments at Sirao Park

    Sirao Park, Cebu, Philippines
    Sirao Park, Cebu, Philippines; Credits to Feano

    Fun field to take pictures in Sirao Park, Ayala Heights Lahug, Cebu City with vibrant colors of red and yellow. Also known as “Little Amsterdam in Cebu”. The park opens as early as 8am and closes at 5:3opm.
    How to get here: Travel by motorbike, via Salinas Drive, Lahug for Php 45 – Php 150 depending on driver.

 


I T I N E R A R Y – C E B U

 

Day 1.  The South | under $150
7AM – Osmeña Peak 
9AM – Simala Shrine
11AM – Boljoon Church
1PM – Oslob Cuartel Heritage Park
2PM – Pasalubong Shopping at Oslob
3PM – Overnight at Oslob

Day 2 | Oslob and the South | under $250
8AM – Oslob Swim with the Whaleshark
10AM – Tumalog Falls
12PM – Sumilon Island
1PM – Aguinid Falls
2PM – Binalayan Falls
4PM – Overnight Moalboal

Day 3 | Moalboal Island Hopping
8AM – Pescador Island
9AM – Moalboal Beaches
1PM – Kawasan falls

2PM – Water rafting
4PM – Back to Cebu City
5PM – Overnight at Cebu

Day 4 | Busay & Lahug, Downtown Area, Cordova
8AM – Sirao Flower Farm in Lahug
9AM – Temple of Leah in Lahug
10AM – Taoist Temple in Lahug
1PM – Fort San Pedro in Cebu City
2PM – Basilica Minore Del Santo Niño in Cebu City
3PM – Magellan’s Cross, Cebu City
4PM – Yap Sandiego Ancestral House
5PM – Heritage of Cebu Monument
6PM – 10,000 Roses in Cordova, Mactan
7PM – Dinner at Lantaw