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Cebu City and Mactan Island Twin City Private Tour

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Duration

7 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

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Overview

Cebu City Mactan Island. Cebu City Mactan Island. 

Cebu is the Queen City of the South and the Seat of Christianity in the Philippines , Cebu is the country’s oldest city. Exploring Cebu City , one encounters a rich historic past. Cebuanos are extremely proud of their cultural and historical heritage, a legacy which has endured through the centuries from the time the great explorer Ferdinand Magellan first planted the cross on Cebu ’s shore. Time has been kind to Cebu . From Zubu, the busy trading port in 1521, it has evolved into a highly urbanized metropolitan center which now serves as focal point of growth and development in Southern Philippines.

Lapu-Lapu City in Mactan is a small island right off the coast of Cebu City. Mactan Island is also where the Cebu International Airport is, so almost all travellers going to Cebu City will go through Mactan. The island itself is worth a visit, as it is less hectic than Cebu City, and has numerous beach resorts and beautiful diving sites.

Lapu Lapu was the ruler of Mactan in the Philippine archipelago. He is revered to be the first Filipino hero and known to be the first Filipino to resist Spanish colonization. He refused to give tribute to Ferdinand Magellan when he arrived in his island and Lapu-Lapu and his soldiers waged battle with Magellan’s crew in a skirmish known as the Battle of Mactan. Ferdinand Magellan was killed in the battle.

Mactan is the improbable site of one of the defining moments in the Philippines’ history. It was here on 27 April 1521 that Ferdinand Magellan was fatally wounded at the hands of Chief Lapu-Lapu. The event is commemorated at the Mactan Shrine on a stone plinth bearing the date that Magellan was felled.

Mactan island has some of the best scuba diving sites in the Philippines. It also has a number of inexpensive dive shops where you can get SCUBA certified and go on a number of dives. Most sites use the PADI course, although some teach RAID, SSI, or NAUI courses.

Important Notice:

Please read carefully what is included. You can choose to have add-on service by clicking the “Package” + button.  Entrance fees are not included, this will help you save if you choose to just take photos from outside. And even if you  go inside, the entrance fees are at minimal cost that can only be paid directly upon entry. Some stops do not require entrance fees. Also, lunch is not included, our driver can give recommendations where to eat if you will ask for assistance.  Mostly, lunch can be done at the shopping mall food court where you can find many variations and choices of food. You can stop by at SM City or Ayala mall for an hour to have your lunch and it will be counted on your time duration as always. Shopping malls in Cebu are very tempting. You need to decide between malling or touring the City :).

Extra hour will be charge accordingly at Php 350 pesos per hour. 30 minutes excess is considered 1 hour extra charge to be paid directly to the driver.

Private Air-conditioned Transportation Type:  
Sedan:  Max 4 Passengers  |  Minivan:  Max 7 Passengers   |  Passenger Van:  Max 12 Passengers

Price indicated is based on minimum of 3 persons.  If your group is below 3 persons, you must pay the whole amount. If your group is more than 3, it will be discounted automatically upon check out that depends on how many persons in your group.

Cebu City Mactan Island. Cebu City Mactan Island. 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mactan Shrine & Lapu-Lapu Monument
  • Mactan Famous Guitar Factory
  • Philippines Taoist Temple,
  • Heritage of Cebu Monument
  • Yap – San Diego Ancestral House
  • Magellan’s Cross
  • Fort San Pedro
  • Basilica Minore del Sto. Nino
  • Oldest Colon Street (viewing along the way)
  • Fuente Osmena Circle (viewing along the way)
  • Capitol Site (viewing along the way)

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Cebu City and Mactan Island Twin City Private Tour
Cebu City and Mactan Island Twin City Private Tour

Meet and Greet
6 to 7 hours private tour
Cebu City and Mactan/Lapu-Lapu City Tour

Included/Excluded

  • Private vehicle with driver
  • Fuel and Parking Fees
  • Hotel pick up and drop off for
  • Cebu City or Mactan | Lapu-Lapu City
  • All that is not indicated.

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