Explore the local attractions and historical landmarks of Davao City on this sightseeing tour of the Crown Jewel of Mindanao. You will visit places that showcase the city’s cultural heritage, namely Lon Wah Buddhist Temple, Puentespina Compound, Kadayawan Village, Magsaysay Fruitstand, China Town, San Pedro Cathedral, Sangguniang Panlunsod ng Davao, People’s Park, Pasalubong Center, Cacao City, Duterte’s house Museo Dabawenyo, Durian Factory, Jack’s ridge, GAP Farm, Crocodile Park, K’tribu Mindanaon, and the Butterfly Museum. This tour includes an English speaking guide, transfer services with pick up and drop off points within Davao City, and admission fees to attractions.
The first stop is at the Lon Wah Buddhist Temple, the largest of its kind in Mindanao, and noted for the intricate designs adorning the structure. You will then proceed to Puentespina Compound, home to various tropical plants and local products produced in their farms such as Malagos chocolates, cheeses, and orchids. After visiting the farm, you’ll head off to the Kadayawan Village to witness life-sized exhibits of Davao’s indigenous tribes which depicts their way of life during the precolonial period.
Next, it’s time to sample fresh Davao produce at the Magsaysay Fruit stand, where mangosteens, pomelo, marang, and durian are available for sale. Get ready for more shopping as you visit China Town, a bustling community of Filipino-Chinese residents where various local establishments, shops, and restaurants are located.
Next, you will set foot on the oldest church in the city, the San Pedro Cathedral, and then proceed to the Sangguniang Panlunsod ng Davao where the municipal hall is declared a historical landmark. Nearby is the People’s Park, a 4-hectare urban public park that features a mini forest, dancing fountain at night, fish ponds, man-made falls, and many others.
Prepare your wallets for some souvenir shopping at the Pasalubong Center where local products and delicacies are sold. Cacao City can be found inside, a shop that sells Davao-made chocolates. The itinerary also includes a visit to President Duterte’s house as well as Museo Dabawenyo, a museum that showcases the city’s cultural heritage. You’ll find out more about the famous Davao fruit at your next stop, the Duran Factory, where durian-based confections and treats are sold.
You’ll continue your introduction to Davao City’s historical past at Jack Ridge’s Resort and Restaurant, which stands on an important site during World War 2 and is famous for its panoramic view of the city. Afterward, it’s time to visit the GAP Farm, an iconic landmark and local attraction with picnic grounds and a swimming pool. Before the tour ends, you’ll cap it off by setting foot on three more attractions: Crocodile Park, K-tribu Mindanaon, and the Butterfly Museum.
Enjoy a full day on a sightseeing city tour of Davao City and visit its major landmarks. Check availability by choosing a date.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs, may be limited.