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Cebu Mactan Island, Magellan's Shrine & Lapu-Lapu Monument Private Tour with Transfers

Drop by Magellan's Shrine with this day tour
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Tour starts
Cebu, Philippines
Duration
3 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Languages:
English, Cebuano, Tagalog
Available:
All year
Minimum age:
None

Description

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.  

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Included

Mactan Island City half-day tour
Air-conditioned vehicle and DOT-accredited tour guide
City tour of Magellan’s Shrine, Lapu-Lapu Monument, and Alegre Guitar Factory
Mactan Island sightseeing
Free pick-up and drop off within Cebu City or Mactan

Activities

Culture, Arts and Historical Tour
Sightseeing

What to bring

Camera, phone, charger, and power bank
Extra money in Philippine Peso Currency
Personal drinking water and or snacks
Personal medicine
Personal sanitizing alcohol and face mask
Covid-19 Vaccination card and valid ID

Good to know

This is a private tour. This tour is not available on December 24-25, 31-January 1, and April 15.

Children Friendly: Yes! There is no minimum age to join this tour as long as an adult is present at all times.

Pet Friendly: Yes! But 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. 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.

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