16 days in Visayas Itinerary

16 days in Visayas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Visayas visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Boracay, Ferry to Boracay
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Boracay
— 3 nights
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Ferry to Caticlan, Fly to Mactan–Cebu, Taxi to Lapu Lapu
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Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Badian, Cebu Island
— 1 night
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Drive to Quartel Beach Oslob, Ferry to Momo Beach Panglao, Drive to Loboc
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Loboc, Bohol Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Danao, Panglao Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cebu City, Cebu Island
— 2 nights
Fly

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Boracay

— 3 nights
All of 7 km (4.3 mi) long, the island of Boracay remains an idyllic destination drawing beach-goers from around the world.
Boracay is known for beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Yapak Beach (Puka Shell Beach), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, relax and rejuvenate at Legacy Gym Boracay, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Boracay road trip planning website.

Brussels, Belgium to Boracay is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Brussels to Boracay due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brussels in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Boracay, with highs around 34°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lapu Lapu.

Things to do in Boracay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

— 3 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: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head outdoors with Ocean Gems Academy, pause for some photo ops at Magellan Shrine, and look for gifts at New Susing's Guitar.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Lapu Lapu road trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi from Boracay to Lapu Lapu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Lapu Lapu can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Badian.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Badian, Cebu Island

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lambug Public Beach and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kawasan Falls.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Badian travel route app.

Drive from Lapu Lapu to Badian in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Badian sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Loboc.

Things to do in Badian

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Loboc, Bohol Island

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Tarsier Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bohol Habitat Conservation Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Chocolate Hills Natural Monument, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Rajah Sikatuna Protected Landscape. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Sta. Monica Church, contemplate the long history of Baclayon Church, then stroll through Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take a peaceful walk through Mahogany Forest.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Loboc vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Badian to Loboc takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Loboc can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Danao.

Things to do in Loboc

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Danao, Panglao Island

— 3 nights
Danao is known for wildlife and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Pata Negra Divers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arko Beach, admire the natural beauty at Tarsier Botanika, and relax and rejuvenate at Alona Bliss.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Danao trip planner.

Drive from Loboc to Danao in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Danao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cebu City, Cebu Island

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): shop like a local with Ayala Mall, then steep yourself in history at Fort San Pedro, then explore the galleries of Basilica del Santo Nino, and finally steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cebu City day trip planning website.

You can drive from Danao to Cebu City in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Cebu City, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 21st (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Visayas travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Waterfalls
Like a string of uneven beads, the islands of the Visayas archipelago surround the Visayan Sea and contain many of the country's top tourist attractions. The western islands appeal mostly to beachgoers seeking that perfect vacation paradise combining solitude with a good set of tourist amenities. The eastern section of the archipelago offers a blend of cultural sights and natural wonders, including white sand beaches and coral reefs teeming with marine life. Whether they go east or west, most visitors on a Visayas holiday devote much of their time to meeting the friendly locals and sampling some of the outstanding cuisine.