3 days in Cebu Island Itinerary

3 days in Cebu Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cebu Island holiday planner

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Cebu City
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Cebu City

— 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 26th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then contemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Taoist Temple. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Basilica del Santo Nino and then steep yourself in history at Magellan's Cross.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cebu City trip builder site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cebu City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dubai to Cebu City. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in August, with highs in Cebu City at 37°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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.