9 days in Bacolod & Bicol Region Itinerary

9 days in Bacolod & Bicol Region Itinerary

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Bacolod
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Bacolod

— 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Campuestohan Highland Resort (in Talisay), Mambukal Mountain Resort (in Murcia) and Balay Negrense Museum (in Silay City). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of The Ruins, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Sebastian Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at New Government Center, and walk around Bacolod Public Plaza.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bacolod trip itinerary planning app.

London, UK to Bacolod is an approximately 156-hour travel. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Philippine Standard Time (PST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Bacolod to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Legazpi.

Things to do in Bacolod

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Legazpi

— 3 nights

Queen City of Southern Luzon

Sitting at the foot of an active volcano, Legazpi offers extensive views of the well-formed natural giant.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shark Diving (in Donsol) and Quitinday Green Hills Formation Reserve (in Camalig). There's much more to do: get impressive views of Mayon Volcano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cagsawa Ruins Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Daraga Church - Our Lady of the Gate, and browse the different shops at Ayala Malls Legazpi.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Legazpi itinerary tool.

Fly from Bacolod to Legazpi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Bacolod in May, plan for little chillier nights in Legazpi, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Legazpi

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Bicol Region travel guide

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Volcanos · Sacred & Religious Sites · Churches
Dotted with volcanoes amidst lush greenery, the Bicol Region is an archipelago with pristine tropical beaches. Visitors have all they need for an active holiday in Bicol, from swimming, snorkeling, and surfing, to hikes around a volcano and tropical forest. Meet the Bicol Region's abundant whale shark population on a scuba dive, where you'll see the gentle giants moving in groups year-round. On land, abundant mangroves offer opportunities for ecotourism, including firefly-watching. Join the locals in a barrio fiesta honoring the local patron saint, and admire the magnificent places of worship of the indigenous Iglesia ni Cristo. Keep your energy up with the Bicol express snack, and sample dishes of spicy chili pepper tempered with coconut milk.