Explore Dumaguete and discover the must-visit landmarks of this seaside city and the neighboring towns of Valencia and Bacong. This private tour is perfect for travelers who want to learn more about this university town's cultural heritage, as well as witness the beauty of the surrounding countryside.
Book this tour and experience the best Dumaguete City has to offer. You will be picked up from your accommodation in the city. Enjoy the convenience of a private transfer, and pay attention as your guide runs you through your itinerary.
Your first stop will be the Silliman University. Known as one of the oldest American-established universities in Asia, Silliman University is a testament to the city’s rich cultural heritage.
From Silliman, you will head to Rizal Boulevard. Enjoy the panoramic promenade and bay-view. Frequented by locals, Rizal Boulevard is also a great place to immerse in the vibrant culture of Dumaguete City. From there, you will proceed to the century-old stone church of St. Catherine de Alexandria. Another historical landmark you will be visiting is the Dumaguete Campanario, the oldest belfry in the province.
You will also stop by the Dumaguete Public Market. Sample the local delicacies, and buy treats you can take home for your friends and family. After this, you will check out the Provincial Capitol and Freedom Park. Your next destination is the Claytown Pottery, followed by the Sidlakang Negros Village. These two are the top spots where you can find crafts and other souvenirs made by the locals.
A sumptuous lunch at Lab-as Seafood will be served to recharge your energy before heading to the second part of the tour. You will then head to Valencia’s Forest Camp. This 2.5-hectare resort boasts a canopy of tropical forest trees. Savor the sound of the gurgling river and chirping birds before heading to your next attraction, the Cata-al War Museum. Here you will witness a fascinating collection of artifacts and memorabilia from World War II.
From Valencia, you will be driven to Bacong to visit the century-old San Agustin de Hippo Church and its historic pipe organ. Your last stop will be the Negros Oriental Arts and Heritage Center. The center serves as a factory and showroom for locally-made stone crafts. Marvel at the craftsmanship of the locals before wrapping up your memorable trip.
Book this sightseeing tour to fully experience Dumaguete’s cultural heritage and its pristine countryside. Check the availability by choosing a date.
- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.