Private tour

Cebu: Southern Countryside Tour

Cebu: Southern Countryside Tour

Activity provider: Travelite Travel and Tours

From US$ 140 per person

Explore the beautiful countryside around Carcar and catch glimpses of rural life with this fantastic tour. See shoemaking, gourmet cooking, woodcarving and basket weaving in action, and visit centuries old churches and historical sites.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Private group


  • Drive through Cebu’s coastal towns and visit century old churches and historical sites
  • Take a 'carabao' (water buffalo) ride (National animal of the Philippines)
  • Learn how to weave a bamboo basket and enjoy the thrill of drinking fresh coconut wine
  • Enjoy lunch at a local open-air grill in the city of Carcar
Full description
Set off to explore the countryside south of Cebu with this fantastic experience. After being picked up from your hotel, drive through Cebu’s coastal towns en route to Carcar, approximately 25 miles south of Cebu. Your first stop will be at a Gothic-inspired, 16th century church in San Fernando. After a brief visit to the church, set off once more for Carcar and visit Theotokos shrine. Set amongst beautiful hillsides, it is dedicated to Our Lady Mother of God. After arriving in Carcar, catch a glimpse of rural life and experience the day-to-day activities of shoemaking, gourmet cooking, woodcarving and basket weaving. Take a “carabao” (water buffalo) ride and enjoy a ride on a tricycle to a colorful market. Learn how to weave a bamboo basket and enjoy the thrill of drinking fresh coconut wine. Afterwards, visit a beautiful ancestral home, before savouring a delicious lunch at a local open-air grill in Carcar.
  • Licensed tour guide
  • Hotel pick–up and drop–off from/to Cebu city and Mactan Island resorts
  • Transportation
  • Entrance & admission fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You must present a negative rapid test taken on the same day of the activity
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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