9 days in Cebu Island Itinerary

9 days in Cebu Island Itinerary

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Start: Osaka
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Moalboal
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Oslob
— 1 night
Bus + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
4
Malapascua Island
— 1 night
Bus:  5 h
5
Cebu City
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Osaka

2
nights
Lapu Lapu, Mactan Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get outside with Ocean Gems Academy and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with NTJ Watersports Cebu, pause for some photo ops at Lapu Lapu Statue, and then pause for some photo ops at Magellan Shrine.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lapu Lapu trip itinerary planner.

Osaka, Japan to Lapu Lapu is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Osaka to Lapu Lapu, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Osaka in February, expect Lapu Lapu to be much warmer, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Moalboal.

Things to do in Lapu Lapu

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

NTJ Watersports Cebu
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Lapu Lapu Statue ©
Lapu Lapu Statue
Magellan Shrine ©
Magellan Shrine

2
nights
Moalboal

Moalboal ©
The collection of beaches and the treasures located just off shore encourage many people visit Moalboal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): browse the different shops at Gaisano Grand Mall, thenstep off the mainland to explore Pescador Island, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, stroll through Basdaku Beach and then admire the sheer force of Kawasan Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Moalboal travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Lapu Lapu to Moalboal takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Moalboal can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Oslob.

Things to do in Moalboal

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kawasan Falls
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Kawasan Falls ©
Kawasan Falls
Scuba & Snorkeling
Pescador Island ©
Pescador Island

1
night
Oslob

A vacation in Oslob offers a picture-perfect island paradise for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Tumalog Falls, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion Church, and finally stroll the grounds of Oslob Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslob day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Moalboal to Oslob takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Malapascua Island.

Things to do in Oslob

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tumalog Falls ©
Tumalog Falls
Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion Church ©
Our Lady of Immaculate Concepcion Church

1
night
Malapascua Island

Holidays on Malapascua Island rarely pass without a trip out to explore the bright blue waters that surround.
On the 26th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Langub Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Malapascua Island trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Oslob to Malapascua Island takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cebu City.

Things to do in Malapascua Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Langub Beach ©
Langub Beach

2
nights
Cebu City

Cebu City ©
The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Taoist Temple, examine the collection at Casa Gorordo Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Fort San Pedro, thenexamine the collection at Basilica del Santo Nino, and finally contemplate the long history of Magellan's Cross. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Ayala Mall.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cebu City online trip builder.

Take a bus from Malapascua Island to Cebu City in 6 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cebu City

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica del Santo Nino ©
Basilica del Santo Nino
Magellan's Cross ©
Magellan's Cross
Fort San Pedro ©
Fort San Pedro

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