11 days in Bacolod, Cebu City & Manila Itinerary

11 days in Bacolod, Cebu City & Manila Itinerary

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Bacolod

— 1 night

City of Smiles

The capital city of Negros Occidental province, Bacolod boasts a rich foodie culture and vibrant festival scene, especially known for its annual festival of smiles.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Sebastian Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Sanctuary at Mambukal Resort, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bat Sanctuary, and finally contemplate the long history of The Ruins.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bacolod trip itinerary maker.

Manila to Bacolod is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Cebu City.

Things to do in Bacolod

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Cebu City

— 5 nights

Queen City of the South

The country's second city, Cebu City boasts a number of interesting colonial buildings, thriving commercial areas, and historic temples.
Take a break from Cebu City with a short trip to Lapu Lapu Statue in Lapu Lapu, about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Basilica del Santo Nino, steep yourself in history at 1730 Jesuit House, shop like a local with Ayala Mall, and head outdoors with Sky Adventure at Crown Regency Cebu.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cebu City attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Bacolod to Cebu City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. February in Cebu City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Manila.

Things to do in Cebu City

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature

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Manila

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Orient

The capital of the Philippines and the "Pearl of the Orient," Manila truly resembles a gem: rough on the outside, but glittering within.
Venture out of the city with trips to Taal Volcano (in Batangas City), Makati (Ayala Triangle Gardens, Greenbelt Mall, &more) and BGC (in Taguig City). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Intramuros, walk around Rizal Park, explore the activities along Manila Bay, and deepen your understanding at University of Santo Tomas.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Manila trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Cebu City to Manila in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manila

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

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