Cebu Mactan Island, Magellan's Shrine & Lapu-Lapu Monument Private Tour with Transfers
Get a glimpse of Cebu's rich history, culture, and sceneries through this day tour of Mactan Island. This is a perfect trip for travelers who want to experience the province's heritage as you will visit spots like Magellan's Shrine and the Lapu-Lapu Monument. This tour already includes transfers to each attraction, the service of a guide, and free hotel pick-up and drop-off within Cebu City or Mactan.
After your guide fetches you from your accommodation in Cebu City or on Mactan Island, you will start making your way to Magellan's Shrine. Located in Lapu-Lapu City, the shrine commemorates Portuguese explore Ferdinand Magellan. The site of the shrine itself is where some people believe he was killed during the Battle of Mactan in 1521 when local tribes led by Lapu-Lapu defended Cebu from the invasion of a Spanish armada headed by Magellan.
From there, you will travel a short distance to where the Lapu-Lapu Monument stands. This 20-meter-high bronze sculpture honors Lapu-Lapu, the Philippines' first national hero, in full battle gear. Along with the shrine and the monument, the whole park honors the historic Battle of Mactan.
Next on the itinerary is a visit to the Alegre Guitar Factory, which is known for its craftsmanship. On top of selling high-quality handmade guitars here, the factory and its staff offer walk-throughs of the whole process of crafting these six-string instruments. Finally, you will wrap up your adventure with a short sightseeing tour around Mactan Island.
Visit some of the most historic spots in Mactan Island by booking this day tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.
What to bring
Good to know
This is a private tour. Meals and drinks are on guests' account.
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 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM Philippine Standard Time for any hotels within Cebu City or Mactan only. Airport pick-up is not included. 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.