Cebu City Top Attractions Half-Day Private Tour with Transfers
Immerse in the culture of Cebu through this half-day tour to the province's top historical attractions. This trip is best suited for history buffs who want to explore more of the province afterward, as the tour will only take about three hours. It also comes with transfers, the service of a guide, entrance fees to each attraction, and free hotel pick-up and drop-off within Cebu City or Mactan.
Your tour will start after your guide fetches you from your accommodation. Once you're ready to go, you will head over to Magellan's Cross. This wooden monument marks the introduction of Catholicism in the Philippines by the Portuguese explorer and his crew when they first stepped into Cebu. From there, you will travel to the Basilica Minore Del Sto Nino to enter its grand halls. This structure is also recognized as the oldest Roman Catholic Church in the country.
You will then continue onto the Yap Sandiego Ancestral House after leaving the church. This house-turned-museum depicts the lives of Chinese families when they first settled in Cebu. Following your time here, you will go to the Pedro Calungsod Church. As a church dedicated to the second Filipino saint, you can learn about his life through the artworks displayed inside the church.
As you wrap up your half-day historical adventure, you will go on a running tour through notable areas and districts in the city. You will begin with a drive through South Road Properties before continuing onto Colon Street and then the Fuente Osmena Circle. Your final attraction of the day will then be the Capitol Site before you are escorted back to your accommodation in Cebu City or Mactan.
Go on a quick adventure to Cebu City's historic spots by booking this half-day tour. Check availability by choosing a date
Day 1 - Oslob Whaleshark Encounter + Tumalog Falls
07:00 Arrive Oslob. Savor native merienda (snacks) of sticky rice and Cebu's sweet mango with hot chocolate drink.
07:15 Whale shark encounter briefing.
07:30 Board a local boat (banca) for the Whale shark Encounter. You may stay on the boat or swim with the gentle giants. The boat men will assist you on your swim and in taking photos. Encounter will last for 30 minutes.
08:30 A 15 minute trek will take you to the magnificent waterfalls. Take a dip and enjoy the cool rushing water,
10:30 Enjoy native lunch at a local restuarant in Oslob.
12:00 Running tour: Baluarte , Cuartel, Boljoon church, Carcar shoe expo
03:00 Drop off Hotel / Resort
What to bring
Good to know
Children Friendly: Yes. Children 0-3 are free of charge.
Pet Friendly: Yes. However, our operator will not be liable in case anything happens to your pets. Please practice the leave no trace policy and pick up after them. Make sure that their vaccinations are updated and bring their vaccination card.
Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes. There are no extreme physical activities.
Pick-up time is at 8:00 AM or 1:00 PM for and hotels in Cebu City and 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM Philippine Standard Time for any hotels within Mactan only. To change the pick-up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the pick-up time needs to be changed to accommodate changes. Additional fees may apply.
The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original schedule subject to approval.