Visiting the island province of Cebu soon? Having an itinerary is a must and here are some things to consider when coming up with one.
Cebu is best known for its beaches and historical landmarks. Easily one of the Philippines best places to spend a vacation in, you won’t run out of things to do in this island province – from diving spots to its unforgettable delicacies.
If you are planning to spend a holiday in Cebu, you might get confused on what to do with your precious spare time. You may not be so keen at the already available itinerary you find online and would want to ensure you get to experience everything that interests you. It is thus best to plan ahead and decide on things. So, how do you come up with an itinerary for a customized Cebu tour?
There are travel agencies such as Island Trek Tours that help you come up with a customized itinerary, targeting only the places you really want to go to as well as the activities you love to do. Below is a guide to make you aware on what goes on in planning an itinerary for a tour in Cebu.
Get to know more about Cebu through research on Google or any other search engine. These days, information is available right away, with just a few keystrokes on a search engine. It would really be helpful for you to know about the places you intend to visit so you will know which ones are worth spending your limited time on. Here are what to look for:
1. The Tourist Spots
Get to know the must-visit places in the island province. Take note of their locations as well as how far they are from each other and see which ones you could visit in a day. It would help if you would get to know what a certain area specializes in.
2. The Best Time
Take note of the season and the weather in Cebu and you will be able to know the best time to visit. Typhoons would frequent the Philippines especially in the “ber” months, so it would be helpful to schedule your trip to a time when it is expected to be sunny. You don’t want to get stuck in one area just because of a storm, for example.
B. The Budget
Speaking of the best time to visit Cebu, which is summer, you should also be aware that this falls under the “peak season,” which means that plane tickets as well as hotel prices are expected to be at their highest. If you are on a budget, you may want to steer clear of the summer months.
C. Your Interests
Nothing is as diverse as the island province of Cebu when it comes to tourist spots. Thus, it is important that you know what you want to experience, starting with your interests. Are you a beach person or are you someone who loves hiking on mountain? Are you someone up for extreme adventures, or someone who is a history buff? Cebu has a lot to offer, from north to south.
D. Where To Eat & Stay
Cebu’s leading dish is the lechon, so don’t forget to have a helping of it. You are bound to find lots of restaurants all over the island. As for where to stay, there isn’t any shortage of options for accommodations. You can go high-end or mid-range. You can go to beach resorts or just opt for vacation rentals. It’s all up to you.
There’s much in store for you in the province of Cebu!