16 days in Cebu Island Itinerary

16 days in Cebu Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cebu Island tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Mactan Cebu International Airport, Drive to Moalboal
— 2 nights
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 5 nights
Bus to Maya, Ferry to Malapascua Island
Malapascua Island
— 4 nights
Ferry to New Maya Port, Bus to Cebu City
Cebu City
— 4 nights



— 2 nights
The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
On the 9th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kandungaw Peak and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kawasan Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Heavenly Sauna Sparadise, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then step off the mainland to explore Pescador Island.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Moalboal travel site.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Moalboal is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jakarta to Moalboal. In June, daytime highs in Moalboal are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Moalboal

Nature · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

— 5 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.
Lapu Lapu is known for wildlife, shopping, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at San Vicente Marine Sanctuary, pause for some photo ops at Lapu Lapu Statue, and pause for some serene contemplation at Virgen dela Regla National Shrine.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lapu Lapu vacation planner.

Drive from Moalboal to Lapu Lapu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Lapu Lapu can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Malapascua Island.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Shopping · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Malapascua Island

— 4 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Logon Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Langub Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Dakit-Dakit Island.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Malapascua Island online trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Lapu Lapu to Malapascua Island in 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Malapascua Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Cebu City

— 4 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.
Cebu City is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross, look for gifts at SM City Cebu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica del Santo Nino, and take in panoramic vistas at Tops Lookout.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cebu City day trip planning site.

Getting from Malapascua Island to Cebu City by combination of ferry and bus takes about 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Cebu Island travel guide

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.