XA Travel (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

Folk Dancing at Cebu, Philippines

Depart: January
Return: January 
Price: TBA
Group Size : 6 (min) / 16 (max)

Highlights:

  • Celebration of Sinulog Festival includes Queen Contest Runway Competition, Mass celebration at church, Fluvial Procession, and Sinulog parade dancing on the streets of Cebu City
  • Fort San Pedro, Santo Niño church, and Magellan’s Cross at Cebu city, one of the few earlier Spanish settlement in Philippines
  • Carcar, Heritage City of Cebu, is famous of the best lechon (roast pig) in Philippines ; Witness the making of lechon
  • Private boat for Mactan Island hopping to Caohagan island and snorkelling at Cebu strait
  • Bohol island visit to Baclayon Church, which is declared as a National Historic Treasure in 1995
  • Chocolate Hill geological formation and the world smallest primates – tarsier
  • Making of bolo, a type of traditional knife were widely used among the resistance fighter against the Spanish

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Singapore - Cebu (D)

Depart from Changi Aiport, arrive Cebu. Check in and welcome dinner.

Cebu (L)

Drive south to Carcar city to visit the famous wet market, the making of lechon, home industries of shoe factory and chicharon factory. After lunch, back to Cebu city and visit Fort San Pedro, Santo Niño church, and Magellan’s Cross. Stage photography at the Stadium for the Queen Contest Runway Competition at the evening. Overnight at Cebu.

Mactan Bridge (D)

Early wake up for the Fluvial procession at Mactan Bridge. Roam through the slum area and visit Guitar Factory. Back to Cebu for street photography at Lapu lapu street. Overnight at Cebu.

Sinulog Parade

Witness the Sinulog Parade for full day where Cebu city is on festival from morning to evening. Overnight at Cebu.

Caohagan Island (L/D) 

Relax the day with boat charter for island hopping at Lapu lapu. Stop for snorkelling at Cebu strait, and visit Caohagan island. Seafood dinner at floating restaurant. Overnight at Cebu.

Bohol Island (L)

Early wake up for ferry to Bohol island. Visit Baclayon Church, Chocolate Hill, Tarsier Wildlife Sanctuary, Bolo making industries, hanging Bridge. Back to Cebu in the evening. Overnight at Cebu.

Cebu - Singapore

Check out and depart to Cebu Airport.

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Inclusions :

  • Fully private tour in vehicle
  • 2 way AC fast ferry ticket from Cebu to Bohol Island
  • 6 nights accommodation at comfortable hotel, twin sharing basis
  • All entrance fees, permit, ticket to Sinulog Festival
  • All meals as per itinerary above
  • Xing Asia tour leader and photography assistance

Exclusions :

  • International flight to Cebu, Philippines (Participants to purchase flight tickets only upon trip confirmation)
  • Visa entry to Philippines (if applicable)
  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Additional beverages (including alcohol) not included in meals
  • Any other incidental expenses incurred by participants
Remarks

Weather :

Cebu temperature : 29°/ 23°

Fitness :

Able to carry own photography equipment and personal chores

Gear :

  • Wide angle to long range tele
  • Graduated neutral density filter, Circular Polarizer (CPL), Tripod
  • Suggest to carry another spare body, battery, and charger. If your equipment stops working during the trip for whatever reason, it is unlikely to find a repair shop or buy a replacement.

Suggested airline and flight detail as follow :

  • Departing Flight  : Cebu Airways
  • Depart : TBA
  • Returning Flight : TBA
  • Return : TBA
  • Price : TBA