Make the most of your trip to Roxas City by booking this day tour package. On this tour, you will get the chance to visit Roxas City’s heritage and historical sites. It’s the perfect side trip for travelers who want to see the highlights of Roxas before going to Gigantes Islands in Iloilo.
Your tour begins when you’re picked up from the airport in Roxas City. On the way to the first destination, your guide will brief you on the day's itinerary.
Your first stop will be Baybay Beach where you will be served your complimentary breakfast. Munch on delicious local cuisine and enjoy the views of the black sand beach. Savor every bite, you will need the energy for your adventure-filled day.
After breakfast, your guide will take you to Panublion Museum in the city center. Here, you will see artifacts and memorabilia that reflect the rich culture and history of Roxas City. You will then proceed to the Shrine of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The shrine is a 100-feet high religious sanctuary located in Pueblo de Panay. Take the chance to say a prayer or snap some photos before moving on to the next stop.
Afterward, you will head to Sta. Monica Church. Catch a glimpse of history as you explore the church. It dates back to 1774 but underwent reconstruction in 1884 after it was damaged by a typhoon. It later became a National Cultural Treasure in 2001.
Near the church is the biggest bell in Asia, the Panay Bell. It is a 5-feet high church bell with a diameter of 7-feet. Listen to the guide tell you about its history; it's very fascinating!
The Banica Dried Fish Market is your next destination. Observe locals go about their daily routines. This slice of life experience allows you to learn more about the simple lifestyle in the province. Here you can buy souvenirs, fresh and dried seafood, and other stuff you can bring home.
You will also stop by Kapis Atbp Shellcraft. Prepare to be amazed by the beautiful capiz shell ornaments the shop produces. Buy one of the expertly hand-crafted decors to take home as a a souvenir. Afterward, you will be brought to Carles, Iloilo, the tour's drop-off point.
Join this tour to see the highlights of Roxas City before your trip to the beautiful Gigantes Islands in Iloilo. Check the availability by selecting a date.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs can be limited.