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Discover the Queen City of the South and Bohol

Bamba Travel - 5 Days / 4 nights (2 Adults)

Route

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Day 1 : Cebu : Welcome to the Queen City of the South

Day 2 : Cebu - Bohol : Visit of Cebu City and transfer to Bohol

Day 3 : Loboc - Panglao

Day 4 : Panglao

Day 5 : Panglao - Cebu

Detailed program

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Day 1 : Cebu : Welcome to the Queen City of the South

Arrival in Cebu Mactan international airport.


Once you’re done with the immigration and you have your luggage, your driver will be waiting for you outside the terminal to take you by car to the city center and proceed with your check-in. You will be staying in Henry Hotel.


The Henry Hotel Cebu provides a beautiful interlude from the hustle and bustle of life in the city. The quirky and pop-art inspired interiors will take you to an artistic trip, bringing together comfort and a one-of-a-kind hotel experience. Henry's space is special and brings a pop of colors amidst the dreary designs of the metro. We hope you’ll enjoy your stay and see the refreshingly hip and funky vibe of Henr'y's abode in the Queen City of the South.


Cebu Island is in the middle of the Visayas Region, on a 240km long island, its width doesn’t exceed 40km. This is one of the main cultural and economic hubs of the Philippines. Cebu is the eldest city of the country, also called Queen City of the South. Economically speaking, the city is very active in terms of exports and BPO. Most of the call centers are located in IT park.


Later in the afternoon, you will head to Circa 1900, a restaurant located in an old local and typical house that is more than a century old to have your dinner.


transfer airport-hotel

Dinner

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Day 2 : Cebu - Bohol : Visit of Cebu City and transfer to Bohol

In the morning, after breakfast, your driver will pick you up to bring you uphill and climb the Mt Manunggal, the third highest peak of the island. It is the site of the crash of the presidential plane Mt. Pinatubo which killed President Ramon Magsaysay and twenty-four others on March 17, 1957.

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After this short hike, you will go for a lunch in Lakeview, Le Jardin. Lakeview Le Jardin is a botanical garden that treats its guests with a scenery of the gardens filled with colorful plants and a view of the lake through the mountains. It showcases thousands of flowers and plant varieties that will surely tickle the plantita and plantito spirits in you.

Lakeview Le Jardin is not just a botanical garden but a restaurant too. In fact, this garden comprises two levels – the main level where the restaurant is located and the botanical garden. This makes this place a perfect place for short excursion since it allows us to munch on delicious food while enjoying the fullness of what the place can offer.

They got the best chefs in town. Enjoy an array of mouth-watering dishes that are perfectly seasoned to satiate your cravings right in the heart of a wide garden. The restaurant’s interiors are designed to highlight a cozy façade and other horticultural elements, blending well to the breath-taking view of the surroundings. Their food choices are also said to complement the tropical conservatory climate abundant in these higher parts of Cebu.

If you prefer to taste the delicacy of Cebu, we will bring you instead to a place where you can try the famous Lechon Baboy (roasted pork).

After lunch, you will head back downtown and drop by Tops of Cebu where you will be able to enjoy an overview of Cebu Metro where you will go back.

Then, you will make a stop by the Tabuan market before visiting the heart of the city starting with the Yap-Santiago Ancestral House, the Magellan’s Cross and the Santo Niño’s church, the eldest church in the Philippines and in Asia. And finally, after crossing the Plaza Independenzia, you will enter the fort san Pedro, next to the pier #1.

From there, you will just walk to the pier #1 to take the Ocean Jet bound to Tagbilaran. The departure is scheduled at 5:40pm, and it takes 2 hours to reach Tagbilaran. Upon arrival at the pier of Tagbilaran, a vehicle will be waiting for you to take you to your resort: Loboc River Resort. a charming resort along the Loboc river made of elevated bungalows. You will have your diner facing the river in a calm and romantic atmosphere. After dinner, you will embark on a short cruise to see the fireflies in the Talisay trees.

Loboc River resort

Premier River view room

Breakfast

Lunch

Day Tour

All entrance fees

Dinner

transfer port-hotel

Cebu-Tagbilaran boat ticket

fireflies watching

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Discover Bohol

Today, you will have a real taste of Bohol experience and a whole day of visits as follows : 

  • Loboc Eco-tourism Adventure Park (optional) : a 520m long zip-line, 120m above the Loboc river,
  • Tarsier Sanctuary : watch the smallest primate in the world.  
  • Chocolate Hills, 
  • Bilar man-made forest
  • River-Cruise on a floating restaurant, 
  • Baclayon or Alburquerque church
  • Blood compact.

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You will arrive in Panglao in late afternoon and check in to your accomodation: Amorita Resort where you will spend the next two nights.

Amorita Resort

Deluxe room

Day Tour

All entrance fees

Lunch

Breakfast

All private transfer

Accommodation

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Free day or discover Pamilacan Island with Dolphin watching (optional)

Today you can opt to relax, roam around Alona beach, have a Panglao half day tour or even discover Pamilacan Island.


If you choose the latter option, you will leave the hotel early morning, right after sunrise and head to this small and traditionnal fishermen’s island, on your way, you might see some dolphins ! You can do some snorkeling in their marine sanctuary or enjoy a hilot massage by the beach. Don’t hesitate to take a walk to visit the island.

You will be back in Panglao around 3pm where you can either relax or go to Alona Beach, the famous tourist spot where most hotels, restaurants, bars, dive shops are located.


Amorita Resort

Deluxe room

Breakfast

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Back to Cebu

Today, you're going back to Cebu, a driver will pick you up from your resort and bring you to the pier of Tagbilaran where you will board the Ocean Jet. It takes 2 hours to reach Cebu. From there, your transfer to the airport (or any other destination within Cebu city) will be taken care of.


In the morning, you might want to take a chance to discover some of Panglao's famous spots such as Hinagdanan Cave and for lunch,before going to the pier, don't miss a chance to visit Bohol Bee Farm, a resort with an organic farm that allows them to serve the products they are growing in their own garden. Their dishes are healthy and original in the same time. You will definitely enjoy their flower salad as well as their ice-cream! You may choose among Malunggay, honey, spicy ginger, pandan, dragonfruit, etc… All of these products are, of course, also available in their store.

Breakfast

Airport Transfer

Tagbilaran-Cebu boat ticket

Rates

Rates (on april 10, 2022): USD2,490 (single), USD1,360 (double), USD1,100 (triple)

*Schedule of tours are provided for information purpose only and may change without prior notice depending on the weather and availabilities of the providers.

Price does not include :

International flights

Tips

Meals (unless explicitely mentioned otherwise)

Drinks

Terminal fees and luggage fees for boat trips 

Porters


Option:

Pamilacan day tour on Day 4 : USD79/person (based on 2 participants)


Our office :

Evasion Tropicale Travel and Tours

Room 303, Telemco Tower

Sunny Hills Subdivision

Talamban

Cebu City

6000 PHILIPPINES







DOT accreditation No: RVII-TIA-00096-2020

Mode of Payment

Account holder
 : Evasion Tropicale Travel and Tours
Routing number
 : 084009519
Account number
 : 9600001268268326
Account type
 :Checking 
Wise's address
 :19 W 24th Street New York NY 10010 United States