Discover Cebu City and Mactan Island’s glorious historical past and vibrant island city life and explore the walled city of Intramuros with this 4 days and 3 nights tour package from Manila that includes flights, accommodation, and transfers. You will visit shrines, religious sites, spots with amazing views, try local food, and immerse in world-class craftsmanship. This tour package is perfect for those who want to experience the best of Cebu City and Mactan Island coming from Manila.
Upon your arrival in Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), you will be picked up and do your first tour at the Walled City of Intramuros, with historical, religious, and cultural structures such as Fort Santiago, Plaza Roma, Bahay Tsinoy, Casa Manila, a UNESCO World Heritage Site called San Agustin Church and Museum, and more. Here you will learn about the rich history of the capital city of the Philippines as you walk along the cobblestone roads of Intramuros.
On your second day, you will be transported to the airport for your flight to Mactan-Cebu International Airport. In Cebu, you will be taken to unique spots and landmarks around the dynamic city. You will kickstart your journey with the Highlands Tour where you will visit attractions with stunning views and prime restaurants particularly in the mountains of Busay. Or you can choose a more relaxing introduction to Cebu: a sunset cruise along the Mactan channel aboard a luxurious yacht, with mesmerizing views of the horizon.
On your third day, you will explore more of Cebu City's quirks, stories, and sights. You’ll be taken to some of the most significant landmarks and spots around Cebu City and Mactan Island such as ancestral houses, souvenir shops, and places of devotion. In just one day, you’ll find out why Cebu has earned its name as the Queen City of the South and one of UNESCO’s Creative Cities around the world.
Explore the best of Cebu City with a side trip of Manila's Intramuros with this 4 days and 3 nights Cebu City tour package. Check available dates to book your tour now.
Your first day will start off with a Manila Tour where you will be taken to Intramuros, a walled city with historical, religious, and cultural structures. The first stop is Fort Santiago, a 16th-century citadel used as a defense fortress. Next is Plaza Roma, a public square that was used for hosting events such as bullfights during the Spanish colonial times.
You will learn about Manila's trading history and long relationship with the ethnic Chinese at Bahay Tsinoy, which is home to the Kaisa-Angelo King Heritage Center.
The next stop is Casa Manila, which shows the Philippine lifestyle during the Spanish colonization. You will also visit the manicured lawns of San Diego Gardens. This well-landscaped attraction will lead to Baluarte De San Diego, a bastion built during the 1590s.
You will also take a trip to San Agustin Church and Museum, a national historical landmark created in 1607 and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Last on the itinerary is the Manila Cathedral, a Neo-Romanesque building.
After checking out of your hotel in Manila, you will be picked up and transported to Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for your flight to Cebu.
Upon arrival in Cebu, you will be picked up and will be taken you to your chosen accommodation in Cebu.
You can choose to stay in your hotel and explore the city on your own. But it is highly recommended that you take the optional tours, either the Cebu Highlands Overlooking Spots Guided tour or the 2-hour Cebu Sunset Cruise.
The third day of the tour takes you to some of the most important landmarks and attractions around Cebu City. These tourist spots are well-loved by locals and visitors alike for their rich history and cultural significance.
You will be picked up from your accommodation in Cebu City. If you chose to stay at a hotel or resort in Mactan, the meeting point will be at the Starbucks Mactan Marina Mall.
The tour begins with a trip to the Mactan Shrine & Lapu-Lapu Monument, which was built to commemorate the battle between Cebu island’s chieftain Lapu-Lapu and the Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan.
The next stop is Alegre Guitar Factory, a warehouse and souvenir shop regarded to be one of the pioneers in guitar-making, a craft that Cebu has been known for.
You will also visit the Taoist Temple, a massive shrine built by the Chinese community of Cebu. If the tour participants reach 11 people, you will instead go to Pedro Calungsod Church, a chapel built in honor of the newly-canonized Cebuano martyr.
A running tour to Colon Street (often regarded as the oldest street in the country), Fuente Osmeña Circle, and Capitol Site is next on the itinerary. You will also visit the Yap – San Diego Ancestral House, a 17th-century ancestral house.
You will then visit Magellan’s Cross, symbolizing the birth of Christianity in Cebu. And a few steps away is the Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino, a grand cathedral honoring the Child Jesus and is the oldest Roman Catholic Church in the Philippines.
On your last day, delight yourself with the complimentary hearty breakfast and enjoy the hotel amenities with your remaining free time.
After checking out of the hotel, you will be picked up and transported back to Mactan-Cebu International Airport for your flight back to Manila.
Our accommodation partners in Cebu from the budget, comfort, to quality level are near the shopping areas of Cebu. The resort level has beach access and is located in Mactan.
This package is inclusive of accommodations during your trip in Cebu. Guide to the Philippines curates only the best accommodation option for your budget so you can enjoy your trip and worry less about finding a place to stay. See our accommodation levels below and our preferred accommodation partners for each day in the daily itinerary. Budget level accommodations will be arranged in a small hotel. For Comfort level, bookings will be arranged in a 3-star hotel private rooms and bookings for two or more people will share a twin/double with an extra bed or extra mattress set up. For Quality level, it will be a 4-star or a 5-star hotel with full amenities and facilities. Children will be assigned in the same room with their parents. For Resort level, it will be a 3-star resort with full amenities, beach access, and complimentary use of watersports activities. If additional room/s are needed, additional costs will incur. Breakfast for children are at additional cost and will be paid upon check out. Guide to the Philippines will provide you with our curated accommodation at the time of your booking from our preferred partners. If our preferred partners are fully booked at the time of your booking, we will find another suitable accommodation for you of similar level. We always do our best to accommodate special requests, which may incur additional costs. Press choose a date to find availability.
Our curated accommodation with basic amenities and facilities. Standard rooms with own bathroom. Good for double or twin sharing guests.
Our recommended 3-star hotels. Standard rooms are bigger and with basic amenities and full facilities. Recommended for families with kids, Rooms can accommodate double, twin or triple (upon request). Kids ages 0-7 sharing rooms are free of charge, kids breakfast to be paid at the hotel.
Our choice of the best hotels in Cebu. Standard rooms include full access to all facilities and upgraded amenities. Best for families and groups. Kids ages 0-7 sharing room with parents stay for free. Kids breakfast to be paid at the hotel.
Our partner resorts in Mactan provide guests with the best resorts amenities and facilities, beach access, and have complimentary water sports activities. Standard rooms include a private bathroom and basic amenities. Kids ages 0-7 sharing room with parents stay for free. Kids breakfast to be paid at the resort.
This package is inclusive of transfers to/from the airport and the tours. This will help you enjoy your trip and worry less about getting from the airport to your hotel and to the tourist spots of Cebu and Manila. An agent will be coordinating with you and will pick you up at the airport arrival parking area. There is no additional waiting time. You will board your private transfer and head to your accommodation in Cebu and Manila. Airport Pick up: For domestic arrival, proceed directly to Bay 11 of the arrival area. For international arrival terminal 2, the driver will be waiting outside the arrival gate with a signage - guest name. For your return journey, your private transfer driver will pick you up from outside your accommodation and drop you off at the airport.