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CEBU TRAVEL GUIDE BLOG (BUDGET + ITINERARY) 2019

The Old Cebu City of Paria

Cebu has all the time been a tourist magnet and its capital – CEBU CITY, is a phenomenal blend of contradictions, from the fashionable horizon to the highlands. There isn’t any shortage of actions for the tourists, and there’s also a poor place to eat within the city. Don't go residence without making an attempt out the famous lechon, belief me, it's not copied to "Lechon's capital" something. Here's a journey weblog that may allow you to plan your trip to Cebu.


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CEBU-TRAVEL

CEBU CITY

Cebu Metropolis is the capital of Cayu Province in Visayas. The locals here converse of Cebuano, also referred to as Bisaya. It is believed to be the primary Spanish answer within the Philippines. Locals also converse Tagalog (Filipinos) and English, so getting instructions and proposals is pretty straightforward.

  Cebu Sinulog Festival

The town of Cebu is called the Sinulog, the most important pageant within the country for the third week of January, in honor of Sto.Nino's image, stated to be a present to Queen Juan (Hara Amihan), Rajah Humabon's wife, Ferdinand Magellan, the Portuguese colonizer. The pageant's dance, harking back to the river's movement, regionally often known as sulog, is believed to be a pagan origin that locals already apply before the arrival of the Spaniards. Right now, Magellan, who planted Cebu on the seashore, is a metropolis poster image.

Here’s a travel blog that may assist you on your Cebu City trip.


HOW TO CEBU CITY MANILA

  Cebu Mactan Airport

AIR

A number of airways fly between Manila and Cebu (Mactan Worldwide Airport), similar to Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airways and Airasia. There are also flights from Cebu to Kalibo, Siarga, Tacloban, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, Iloilo, Camiguin and Legazpi, as well as international destinations corresponding to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore.

FERRY

Record of ferry timetables between Cebu and Manila, Bohol (Tagbilaran and Tubigon), Leyten (Ormoc and Maas), Cagayan de Oro, Butuan and Ozamiz:


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Mactan Worldwide Airport is about 45 minutes and 1 hour from Cebu City.

TAXI

t I attempted to use the yellow / airport taxi earlier than and it was about PH 300 (USD 6) South Bus Terminal.

The taxi line is situated outdoors the arrival area, a couple of steps away on the correct. Ask the guards for those who don't see it.

GRAB

To be able to skip lengthy strains on a daily taxi line, I used Grab on the last trip. To ebook by means of the app, Mactan Airport has free WiFi (and it really works), you need to use it. Or you’ll be able to just stroll outdoors the airport arrival area, then turn proper, where you can see a Seize copy subsequent to the usual taxi and the yellow taxi line. Take Mactan Airport to South Bus Terminal for $ 220 ($ four.40) + PHP 50 (USD 1) reserving payment.

MYBUS

Alternatively, from Mactan Worldwide Airport you possibly can drive by bus referred to as MyBus SM to Cebu City, the worth is PHP 25. Nevertheless, cash just isn’t accepted, so that you must buy a 200 card value PHP, you should use the remaining credit score on different MyBus runs (see schedule and routes under). MyBus is simply out there from 7:00 to 21:00 solely at Mactan Worldwide Airport

If you find yourself at SM Cebu, you will get a daily taxi to your destination.

MYBUS SCHEDULE AND ROUTES

MYBUS FARE:

Regular: PHP 25 (USD zero.50)

Scholar: PHP 20 (USD zero.40)

Father or mother / PWD: PHP 20 (USD) 0.40)

MYBUS FARE TALISAY – CEBU, CEBU-TALISAY

Normal: PHP 40

Scholar: PHP 32

Dad or mum / PWD: PHP 32

] ROUTE SCHEDULE Airport SM City Cebu 07:00 – 21:00, Every 30 Minutes SM City Cebu Airport 06 : 00 – 20:00, every 30 minutes Parkmall SM for Seaside 08:00 – 22:00, every 20 minutes SM Seaside – Parkmall 08:40 – 11:00, Every 20 Minutes Talisay and SM Seaside 08:00 – 10:00, every 30 minutes SM Seaside to Talisay 09:00 – 22:30, every 30 minutes Pier 1 SMCC, NBT, Parkmall 06:20 – 01:10, every 20 minutes [19659037] for SMCC Pier 1 [19659053] 06:00 – 07:40, every 20 minutes Talisay – Mandaue Monday to Friday: 06.00 – 8.00, every 30 minutes

Monday to Friday: 08: 00.00 – 22.00, every 60 minutes

Saturday: 06:00 – 22:00, every 60 minutes

Sunday: 06:00 – 09:00, every 60 minutes

Sunday: 05: 00-09: 00, every 60 minutes

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Mandaue to Talisay Monday to Friday: 07:00 to 17:00, each 60 minutes

Monday to Friday: 05:00 to 10:00, every 30 minutes

Saturday: 07:00 to 22:00, 60 minutes every

Sunday: 07:00 – eight:00 each 60 minutes

Sunday: 22:00 – 22:00, every 60 minutes

♦ In case you are booked a lodge, ask the lodge for an airport transfer, a van reaches their visitors at Mactan at an intimate airport. See Cebu Inns under

MULTICAB / JEEPNEY

Choice 1

Jeep's transfer to the center of Cebu from Mactan Airport is possible, nevertheless it eats time. That method you can do it should you nonetheless need to attempt it. Once you get off at Mactan International Airport, you’ll be able to stroll to another building (Hall of Fame) and journey the yellow multifunction machine to Marina Mall (Save Extra). Tell the driving force to get out of the Marina Mall and drop you there. The worth is round PHP eight (0.16 USD), it only takes about 10 minutes.

Marina Mannequin crosses the highway, and once you're on the opposite aspect, constitution the jeepnee on the Park Mall. The worth is PHP eight ($ zero.16). The journey might take about an hour for visitors. On the Park Mall, you’ll be able to drive to the middle of Cebu using the MFP. Simply ask the senders right there for the appropriate jeep. If you want to go to Colon Road or North Bus Terminal, take the jeep with the 01Okay sign. You possibly can take a look at this useful web site for Jeepney routes in Cebu.

Choice 2

from Mactan Worldwide Airport Corridor in Cebu, cross the opposite constructing (Hall of Fame) and exit. Find a yellow multifunction machine outside. Tell the driving force to get out of the Marina Model (Save Extra). The worth is PHP eight (zero.16 USD) and the journey time is simply 5-10 minutes, a brief drive

If you end up in Marina Mall, cross the street and charter the Mandaue motorway. When you hear senders who shout "Highway", it's in all probability jeepney. The worth is PHP eight ($ zero.16). Inform the driving force to get out at the nook of A. S Fortuna and Mandaue Freeway, the landmark is Jollibee.

On the Mandaue Highway, take the jeep to Ayala Mall and from there you’ll find the Jeepney Terminal that may take you to Cebu metropolis middle. Ask the senders or see the web site above


CEBU CITY ACHIEVEMENT

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Shifting around Cebu City by public transport, reminiscent of jeepney and multi-channel, is possible, but fairly difficult for first-time vacationers. If you will travel, you possibly can take a look at this useful website for jeepney routes. Notice, nevertheless, that although it is low cost, it eats time when you must look forward to the right number / route to multi-channel or jeep. Cebu jeepney and multi-cable are often small, so when you’ve got a big backpack with you or your giant baggage, just take the cab, it saves you time.

That's why I recommend taking a taxi or utilizing Grabia. Often I pay PHP 70 (USD 1.41) -PPP 120 ($ 2.42) to get to the destination across the metropolis.

Most of Cebu's taxi drivers use the meter (except Pier 1's best-known cabs that benefit from vacationers by offering a pakyaw journey). Please word that the town enforces a strict rule that permits solely up to four passengers and a driver.

CEBU CITY BUS TERMINALS

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Cebu has two bus terminals: North Bus Terminal to destinations akin to Malapascua), Bantayan and if you wish to cross to Bacolod) and to South Cebu Terminal (if you will the south of Cebu resembling Oslob, Osmena Peak, Toledo and Moalboal or if you want to cross Dumaguete). I recommend taking Ceres Bus, a yellow bus as an alternative of a small colourful bus, so you possibly can sit comfortably.

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DIY CEBU CITY TOUR

In this travel weblog, I also talk about the way you make a DIY tour of Cebu whether or not you’re traveling alone or touring with the group. I've tried solo backpacking in Cebu earlier than and it’s manageable, although urban transport can be quite difficult.

Automotive Hire

  Cebu

  • Conveniently discover the perfect places and activities in Cebu with this all-day charter
  • Select from three totally different automobiles to fit your wants: trendy, Asian truck, and business car
  • Travel in an simply maintained car is a competent and skilled driver
  • Design your good day and go to the perfect and hottest areas of the island

 BOOK RESERVE

HIRED MOTORBIKE

JY Square Busayh

Points of interest in Busay, Cebu similar to Leah Temple and Tops and Sirao Peak and Taoist Temple Cebu have dominated social media. For price range vacationers, go to these locations at habal-habal (motorbike), though for safety reasons I like to recommend it by taxi or automotive.

Find out how to get to JY Sq. from Cebu Metropolis middle? You possibly can drive a jeep with the sign “Route 04L”, tell the driving force to get out of JY Square. You can even take a jeep on a trip to JY Sq. Mall in entrance of the University of San Carlos. Or simply journey a cab or Grab Taxi to get you there.

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In front of JY Sq. Mannequin you possibly can lease habal-habal (motorbike) for PHP 50 (USD 1) -PHP 75 (1.51) individuals in a single course or PHP 100 (USD 2) – PHP 150 (USD three) forwards and backwards to JY Mall Leah Temple. Some drivers may additionally negotiate to take you to four points of interest: Taoist temple, Leah temple, Tops and Sirao Peak 700 for PHP (USD 14) -PHP 1000 ($ 20.19). This can be a good worth, contemplating that the sights are far apart and it is uphill. There isn’t a fastened worth, so negotiate and agree on the worth earlier than beginning a motorbike trip. Some might cost a waiting interval. Don't comply with the driving force's time, don't make them wait too long. If you wish to go on a Magellan cruise and make an previous Cebu strolling tour, you possibly can return to the driving force to drop you on Fort San Pedro to start out your tour. See the DYI Cebu tour under.

IMPORTANT: Be warned that some JY Square Motorcyclists will use vacationers to ensure you converse the worth earlier than driving, as some might cost an additional charge for the ready time. Settle for the worth before you’re taking habal-habal, each need to agree on how lengthy you need to have a ready interval, there are several bikes so you’ll be able to all the time select.


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You’ll be able to take a stroll to Previous Cebu, which begins at San Pedro Citadel and ends at Casa Gordon. Read the detailed information here on the map: DIY Cebu Strolling Day Tour Information .

Watch out for protected reasons and see your belongings. Don’t thank the digital camera or telephone whereas walking, this area is understood for snatchers. I used to be capable of walk alone on the tour, simply ensuring I stored my DSLR in my luggage once I didn't take footage of tourist sites and walked.


MUST-SEE OUTLOOK IN CEBU CITY

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♦ BUSAY AND YLÖ

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Leah Temple Tackle: Roosevelt Road, Busay, Cebu Metropolis

Leah Temple Admission: PHP 50 (USD 1) per individual

Leah Temple Opening Hours: 6:00 AM – 23:00

TOPS LOOK OUT

Tops-Lookout Admission: PHP 100 (USD 2)

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Entrance payment for Sirao Flower Farm: PHP 30 ($ zero.61)

Please notice that there are two gardens right here, Unique Sirao Peak Backyard, a extra engaging and trademark windmill, is on the opposite aspect. Once you see the first Sirao Peak Garden, continue driving until you reach the original backyard.

TAOIST TEMPLE

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Cebu Taoist Temple Handle: Beverly Hills Department in Cebu City

Cebu Taoist Temple Admission: Free [19659029] Cebu-Taoist Temple Opening Hours: 9:00 – 17:00

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FORT SAN PEDRO

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Fort San Pedro Entrance Charge: PHP 30 / $ 0.61 (Adults), PHP 20 / USD zero.40 (Students), PHP 24 / USD zero, 48 (senior)

Fort San Pedro Opening Hours: 8:00 – 20:00

PLAZA INDEPENDENCY

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MAGELLAN & # 39; S CROSS

MAGELLAN & # 39; S CROSS

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Admission: Free

Opening Hours: eight:00 – 18:00

STO.NIÑO CHURCH AND M UUNTO

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CEBU METROPOLITAN CATHEDRAL

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CEBU'S CATHEDRAL EXCHANGE

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Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral Museum Entrance charge: PHP 55 / 1.11 (adults), PHP 25 / USD 0.50 (youngsters), PHP 100 / USD 2 (foreigners)

Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral Museum Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 17:00. Closed on Mondays.

PLAZA HAMABAR (CASH HUMABON MONUMENT)

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[1965925] [1965925] [1965925] PARIAN / COLON STREET

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YAP-SAN DIEGO ANCESTRAL HOUSE

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Yap -san Diego Ancestral House Opening Hours: 9:00 – 18:00

CASA GORORDO-MUSIUM

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    Entrance Payment for Casa Gorordo Museum: PHP 50 / USD 1 (adults), PHP 70 / USD 1.51 (foreigners), PHP 15 / USD zero.30 (students)

    Casa Gorordo Museum Open Hours: 10:00 – 18:00



    The place on CEBU SHOP

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    ABC Lodge Cebu

     AGODA ABC HOTEL
    Nook F. Ramos & Lim Tian Teng Road, Barangay Sta.Cruz, Cebu City

    ] CHECK ROOM RATES HERE

    Lodge Adelfa

     AGODA ADELFA
    J. Llorente St., Capitol Website, Cebu Metropolis

    CHECK ROOMS HERE

    Cebu R Lodge – Capitol

      AGODA CEBU R HOTEL

    Don Mariano Cui Road, Capitol Website, Cebu Metropolis

    CHECK ROOMS HERE

    MIDRANGE

    Lodge Elizabeth Cebu

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    Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Camputhaw, Cebu City

    CHECK ROOMS HERE HERE

    Quest Lodge & Conference Middle – Cebu

      AGODA QUEST HOTEL

    Archbishop Reyes Avenue, Cebu City

    CHECK ROOMS HERE

    HIGH-END

    Movenpick Lodge Mactan Island Cebu

    Punta Engano Lapu-Lapu, Mactan Island, Cebu

    CHECK THE ROOM ET HERE

    Greatest Western Pl me Lex Cebu

     Agoda's Greatest Westerners
    Escario St. cor. Juana Osmena Ext, Cebu Metropolis, Cebu

    CHECK ROOMS HERE


    WHAT'S IN CEBU

    Larsian

    ] Don Mariano Cui St, Cebu Metropolis, Cebu

    Hours: 2:00 – 3:00

    Yakski Grill

    268-B Don Mariano Cui St, Cebu City

    Opening Hours: 11 : 30 at 14.30, 17.30–12.00

    Ayer's Lechon
    1377 V. Rama Avenue
    Guadalupe, Cebu City
    Opening Hours: 8:00 – 9:00 PM
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    Rico's Lechon

    Cabahug St, Cebu City, Cebu

    Opening Hours: eight:00 – 22:00

    CNT Lechon
    V Rama Ave, Cebu Metropolis, Cebu
    ] Opening hours: eight:00 – 21:00

    Cebun Lechon stomach (boned lechoni)
    Parkmall 2nd Flooring, Al Fresco four, Mantawe Avenue, Mandaue Metropolis
    Opne-hours: 24 hours

    [19659029] La Vie Parisienne

    Ayala Middle Cebu, Archetype Reyes Ave Spa Cebu Business Park

    Opening Hours: 10:00 – 21:00

    Casa Verde

    176 Archbishop Reyes Avenue

    Ayala Middle Cebu, Cebu Enterprise Park

    Opening Hours: 10:00 am 21:00


    WHAT SOUVENIR'S PARTICIPATE IN CEBU CITY

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    Tabo-an

    Handle: T. Abella st. cor. B. Aranas st., Brgy. San Nicolas Proper, Cebu Metropolis

    Opening hours: 8:00 – 17:00, some outlets open till 19:00


    CEBU CITY ITINERARY

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    Right here is the Cebu Metropolis Route Plan for 2 nights 1 night time. You possibly can head to Bohol, South Cebu or North Cebu, Dumaguete, Bacolod or Ormoc.

    DAY 01 FUNCTIONS
    06:15 ETD Manila and Cebu
    07:40 ETA Cebu
    08:00 ETD Mactan Airport (Cebu) – Lapu-Lapu Monument by Taxi
    08:30 AM The EEA Lapu-Lapu Memorial
    09:30 AM ETD Lapu Lapu Monument to Fuente Osmena
    10:30 AM ETA Cebu City. Check in to the hotel
    10:40 AM Freshen up.
    11:30 AM Lunch
    12:30 By taxi to San Pedro Castle
    12:50 PM The start of the old Cebu tour from San Pedro Fort. Also visit Plaza Independence, Magellan Cross, Sto.Nino Church and Museum, Cebu City Cathedral, Cebu Cathedral Museum, Plaza Hamabar, Heritage Monument, Parian / Colon Street, Yap-San Diego Pre-House and Casa Gorordo Museum.
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    17:00 ETD of the Old Cebu Walking Tour
    17:30 Back to the hotel. Recreation and rest
    07:00 PM Dinner. Socials
    09:00 PM Sleep
    Day 02
    06:00 AM Breakfast
    06:30 AM Taxi to JY Square Mall (or just rent a taxi tour
    07:00 AM Rent a motorcycle (habal-habal) for the Taoist Temple and Leah Temple, Tops Lookout and Sirao Flower Farm
    23:30 Lunch [19659335] 12:00 PM Continue the busay tour
    03:00 PM Tour of Tour
    04:00 PM Back to the hotel
    05:00 Souvenir shop
    07:00 PM Socials
    09:00 PM Sleep
    Day 03
    07:00 AM Breakfast
    08:00 AM Departure to the hotel
    08: 30 AM Taxi to Mactan Airport or Head to Next to


    CEBU CITY TRIP BUDGET

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    FUNCTIONS EXPENSES
    Mactan Airport Lapu-Lapu Memorial by Taxi PHP 143 /$2.89 [19659404] Taxi Lapu Lapua to Fuente Osmena PHP 250 / $ 5.05
    Fuente Osmena Circle to San Pedro Castle PHP 100 / $ 2.02
    Fort San Pedro Entrance Fee PHP 30 / 0.61
    Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral Museum Admission PHP55 / 1.01
    Yap-San Diego Ancestral House Entrance Fee PHP 50 / 1.01
    Entrance Fee for Casa Gorordon Museum PHP 50 / 1.01
    Leah Temple PHP 50 / 1.01
    PHP 50 / 1.01
    Tops Lookout PHP 100 / $ 2.02
    Entrance Fee for Sirao Flower Farm PHP 30 / 0.61
    By taxi Fuente Osmena Circle JY Square Mallille PHP 92 / 1.61
    PHP 92 / 1.61
    Habal-habal in Taoist le temple, Leah Temple and Sirao Garden PHP 700 – PHP $ 1000/14 – $ 20.19
    Fuente Osmena Mactan Airport PHP 225 / $ 4.54
    TOTAL PHP 2 , 175/44

    • Lodge, airline tickets and meals not included in the pattern. You will get an AC room in respectable motels as little as $ 1000 / $ 20 per night time. See the proposed inns above.

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    EVALUATED IN TAXI-CARE CEBU CITY

    Here is a listing of estimated costs if you take a taxi to certain points of interest in Cebu Metropolis. ]

    TARGET Estimated price
    By taxi from Mactan Airport to Cebu South Railway Station PHP 227 / USD 4.54
    By taxi from Mactan Airport to North Bus Terminal PHP 120 / USD 2.40 ] Taxi from Mactan Airport to Lapu Lapu Memorial PHP 143 / USD 2.86
    By taxi from Mactan Airport to Fuente Osmena PHP 230 / USD 4.60
    By taxi to Fuente Osmena Circle Taoist Temple PHP 100 / USD 2
    By taxi from Fuente Osmena Circle to San Pedro Castle PHP 100 / USD 2
    Fuente Osmena Circle to JY Square Mall PHP 92 / USD 1.84
    Fuente Osmena Leah PHP 183 / USD 3,66
    Hired taxi / car PHP 2,500 / USD 50
    Habal-Habal for Taoist, Leah Temple, Tops and Sirao Top PHP 700-1000 / PHP

    14 – 20 USD

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