Routes Asia 2019

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Cebu, Philippines
10 – 12 March 2019

Complimentary Tours

Our hosts have provided a number of complimentary tours to help delegates explore Cebu. Please book to secure your place.

Tour 1 – Heritage City Tour of Cebu

Cubu City Tour

March 9 – Morning and Afternoon

Cebu and Mactan are two of the most important historical islands in the Philippines. Trace early history through the landmarks in Cebu, like the Magellan’s Cross down to the Lapu-Lapu Monument in Mactan, the battleground between Portuguese Explorer, Ferdinand Magellan, and the local Chieftain, Lapu-lapu, in 1521. Along the way appreciate the creative of foreign influences and local traditions in places like Casa Gorordo Museum, Guitar Factory, beach resorts, and colorful markets.

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Tour 2 – Island Hopping Safari

Cebu island tour

March 9 – whole day

Take the sun and fun at its best. Drive to Mactan Island as a jump off point where you board a motorized outrigger canoe called “banca”. Get excited as you motor to some coral islands in the Mactan Channel. Snorkel in a marine sanctuary, go feeding or swimming along the reef of Hilutungan Island. Visit a shell and seafood market right in the beach front of Kaohagan Island. Interact with fisher folks and women who are ready to grill your choice fish or shells to perfection. Move on to Nalusuan Island and enjoy a picnic lunch. Then take a rest or walk on the surrounding white sand bar. Return to your hotel at late afternoon.

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Tour 3 – Bohol Countryside Tour

Cebu country tour

March 9 – whole day

Hills that looks like perfect mounds of chocolate. Primates so small, they fit comfortably in the palm of your hand. Restaurants that float gently down a river. Bohol is a known tourist destination with its beaches and resorts. The Chocolate Hills, numerous mounds of limestone formations, are the most popular attraction. The formations can be seen by land (climbing the highest point) or by air via ultralight airplane tours. Panglao Island, located just southwest of Tagbilaran City, is famous for its diving locations and is routinely listed as one of the top ten diving locations in the world. Numerous tourist resorts and dive centers dot the southern beaches. The Philippine tarsier, amongst the world's smallest primates, is indigenous to the island.

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