Best of Visayas
Including powder white beaches, lively bars, breathtaking waterfalls, an exciting underwater world and tropical inland. Relaxed beach days are combined with action-packed activities. This will be your perfect vacation in an exotic paradise where you are guaranteed not to miss anything!
Itinerary Best of Visayas
Two weeks / three weeks round trip through the Visayas
Boracay, Cebu, Siquijor, Bohol & Donsol
Metro Manila is the ideal starting point thanks to the international airport.
Manila shows itself with historical buildings that tell the story of the Philippines, green parks, museums, skyscrapers and shopping malls of the highest class. Try Asian delicacies and plunge into Filipino life.
Your vacation has started!
- Intramuros fortress town
- Rizal Park
- Manila Baywalk
- Makati financial center
- Pasay City
- Taal Volcano National Park
- Pagsanjan Falls
- Mount Pinatubo
How to get to Manila:
Manila can be reached through the international airport (Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)).
Boracay is the most popular and well-known island in the Philippines. Boracay repeatedly appears in the list of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Sloping gently and lined with palm trees, the water glistens in front of you. Not only the beaches are legendary, but also the offered water sports activities. You shouldn't miss a tour of exploring the island.
- White Beach
- Beach hopping
- Excursion to Panay
- Yoga, golf & wellness
Getting to Boracay:
From Manila there are direct flights to Caticlan (Godofredo P. Ramos Airport) several times a day. A tricycle can be taken from the airport to the Caticlan Jetty Port (approx. 500 meters). From there ferries run to Boracay. A valid hotel reservation must be presented at the ferry terminal.
Cebu-City, "the heart of the Visayas", combines big city flair, Filipino hospitality and cultural sights. Cebu-City tells the interesting history of the country and surprises with impressive buildings from the Spanish colonial era.
- Cebu Heritage Monument
- Magellan's Cross
- Fort San Pedro
- Basilica del Santo Nino
- Colon Street
- Carbon market
- Tops lookput
- Mactan Island & Lapu-Lapu Monument
Arrival to Cebu-City:
Cebu has the international airport, Mactan-Cebu International Airport. There are direct flights several times a day from Boracay.
The domestic flight takes about an hour.
We continue by bus to the west coast of Cebu: Moalboal. In addition to the most beautiful waterfalls and the highest viewpoint of Cebu, you will discover unique dive sites, swim with huge shoals of sardines, relax on the beach and spend adventurous hours in canyoning.
- Panagsama Beach
- Snorkeling with shoals of sardines
- White Beach
- Kawasan Falls
- Osmenia Peak
Arrival at Moalboal
From the South Bus Terminal in Cebu-City, buses run every hour to Moalboal (for example Librando or Ceres Liner)
Duration about 3-4 hours. Depending on the bus class (Aircon or Non-Aircon), tickets are available from 90 pesos (2 EUR).
On the mystical island of Siquijor you will quickly find peace and relaxation between palm trees and fishing boats, powder white sandy beaches and the clear ocean. Rent a scooter, discover breathtaking waterfalls and meet local people. Siquijor is no longer an insider tip, but the island is certainly not yet overrun with tourists.
- Paliton Beach
- Salagdoong Beach
- Solangon Beach & Tubod Beach
- Cambugahay waterfalls
- Lugnason's case
- Old Enchanted Balete Tree.
- Mount Bandilaan National Park and the Cantabon Cave
Arrival in Siquijor
From Moalboal take a bus south to the Bato Bus Terminal. From Bato with the tricycle to Liloan Port. From Liloan by ferry to Siquijor. Total duration about 4 - 5 hours (of which about 2 hours by ferry).
Bohol is one of the most popular and most visited islands in the Philippines. The hilly island offers an incredible variety of activities, the smallest monkey in the world, powder white beaches and a lively underwater world. Variety guaranteed!
- Panglao Island
- Chocolate Hills
- Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary
- Snorkeling, diving & whale watching
- Mangrove forests
- Inabanga and Loboc River
- Hinagdanan Cave
From Siquijor from the Larena ferry terminal with a ferry to Tagbilaran, Bohol.
Duration about 2 hours. Tickets are available from 700 Php (12 euros).
The dream comes true: swimming with whale sharks, the giants of the sea, under natural conditions in Donsol!
The small village of Donsol in the province of Sorsogon is original, green and familiar. Even though Donsol is attracting more and more tourists, swimming with whale sharks is controlled and takes place naturally and without feeding the animals. Tours are offered between November and June. The best chance to see several whale sharks in one day is between March and April. Sightings of up to 25 whale sharks are reported. Registrations for a tour are made at the Whale Shark Center in Donsol. The tour costs (as of July 2019) 3,500 pesos and is shared by the participants (max. 6 people).
- swimming with whale sharks
From Bohol Airport with a direct flight to Legazpi.
Public buses and private transfers run between Legazpi and Donsol. The journey takes between 1 and 1.5 hours.
Register & get benefits:
On the exclusive map you can see all sights and activities at a glance.
So you can plan your individual sightseeing tour.