15 days in Cebu Island Itinerary

15 days in Cebu Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cebu Island vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Mactan Cebu International Airport, Drive to Moalboal
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Moalboal
— 1 night
Drive
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Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 6 nights
Bus to Maya, Ferry to Malapascua Island
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Malapascua Island
— 3 nights
Ferry to New Maya Port, Bus to Cebu City
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Cebu City
— 3 nights
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Moalboal

— 1 night
The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
On the 28th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Kawasan Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Moalboal trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Moalboal is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. You can also travel. Traveling from Manchester to Moalboal, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in March, expect Moalboal to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Moalboal

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

— 6 nights
Learn about the first encounters and a historical clash of civilizations by exploring the shrines and monuments dedicated to the Spanish explorer Fernando Magellan and Lapu Lapu, the city's eponymous hero who defeated him.
Step out of Lapu Lapu with an excursion to Gilutongan Island in Cordova--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head outdoors with NTJ Watersports Cebu, appreciate the history behind Magellan Shrine, and buy something for everyone on your list at Gaisano Grand Mall Mactan.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lapu Lapu tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Moalboal to Lapu Lapu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Lapu Lapu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Malapascua Island.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Malapascua Island

— 3 nights
Holidays on Malapascua Island rarely pass without a trip out to explore the bright blue waters that surround.
Malapascua Island is known for wildlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Langub Beach, kick back and relax at Guimbitayan Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Malapascua Island itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Lapu Lapu to Malapascua Island in 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Malapascua Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Cebu City

— 3 nights

Queen City of the South

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Yap Sandiego Ancestral House and then shop like a local with Ayala Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Taoist Temple, then contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, then browse the exhibits of Basilica del Santo Nino, and finally contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cebu City road trip app.

Do a combination of ferry and bus from Malapascua Island to Cebu City in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Cebu Island travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Historic Sites · Waterfalls
A long, thin island with a mountainous backbone running through its core, Cebu Island offers scenic nature and pristine beaches. Hikes in the hills offer fabulous views of waterfalls and the distant ocean amid lush greenery, while those who prefer urban entertainment can enjoy the bustle of the provincial capital. For more adventurous visitors, things to do in Cebu Island center mainly around water sports, such as kiteboarding, windsurfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, or taking a boat trip to look for whale sharks. History buffs will enjoy visiting a Portuguese-built Catholic church and then a shrine dedicated to the chieftain who killed Magellan.