5 days in Bacolod, Guimaras Island & Iloilo Province Itinerary

5 days in Bacolod, Guimaras Island & Iloilo Province Itinerary

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Bacolod
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Guimaras Island
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Iloilo City
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Bacolod

Bacolod ©

City of Smiles

The capital city of Negros Occidental province, Bacolod boasts a rich foodie culture and vibrant festival scene, especially known for its annual festival of smiles.
On the 30th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at San Sebastian Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at New Government Center, and then admire the striking features of The Ruins. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Mambukal Mountain Resort and then walk around Provincial Capitol Lagoon.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bacolod trip planner.

Manila to Bacolod is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Guimaras Island.

Things to do in Bacolod

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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The Ruins ©
The Ruins
San Sebastian Cathedral ©
San Sebastian Cathedral
Provincial Capitol Lagoon ©
Provincial Capitol Lagoon

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Guimaras Island

Guimaras Island ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Trappist Monastery and then head off the coast to Ave Maria Island.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Guimaras Island vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bacolod to Guimaras Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Iloilo City.

Things to do in Guimaras Island

Nature · Parks
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Ave Maria Island ©
Ave Maria Island
Trappist Monastery ©
Trappist Monastery

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Iloilo City

Iloilo City ©

Heart of the Philippines

The last Spanish colonial capital in the country, Iloilo City boasts numerous European-style architectural highlights, a wealth of historical attractions, and a developing reputation as a nightlife and entertainment capital.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne Parish Church, then head outdoors with Iloilo River Esplanade, and then browse the different shops at SM City Iloilo.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Iloilo City itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Guimaras Island to Iloilo City with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Iloilo City

Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Iloilo River Esplanade ©
Iloilo River Esplanade
St Anne Parish Church ©
St Anne Parish Church
SM City Iloilo ©
SM City Iloilo

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