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Cebu Canyoneering Kawasan Waterfalls Adventure

For sure, a lot of youths have already experienced going to pristine beaches, historical infrastructures, and have already hiked mountains to see the beautiful landscape of the earth. Young as we are, we all want to have a plot-driven life. We want to have an extraordinary adventure even once in a while. Come, join me as I reveal to you a place where you could check the adventures you want to experience from your bucket list.

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Cebu is a gateway not only to the places that we want to visit, but it is also a gateway to an extraordinary adventure we could ever have in our life. And yes! Some of extreme and fun adventures could also be found in Cebu. And one of these intense escapade is the famous Canyoneering.

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Badian, Cebu is located in the southern part of Cebu province. This municipality offers not only pristine beaches. It also offers paramount water adventure that will surely be one of the most memorable experiences of those who want to try it. It’s what they call the canyoneering or canyoning in their iconic Kawasan waterfalls. This magnificent waterfalls became famous to the tourists because of its turquoise water surrounded by the lush green forests with the relaxing sound of the waters falling to its wide pool.

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Fun fact based on the dictionary, canyoneering is a sport of exploring a canyon by engaging in such activities as rappelling, rafting, and waterfall jumping. And this water activity is one of the famous things you should try if you are going to visit Southern Cebu.

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Aside from canyoneering, Kawasan Waterfalls could also be the perfect spot for those who want to unwind, relax, and escape from the busy metro. Guests could also buy their snacks at the nearest stores in the area, but always make sure to leave no trace to maintain the beauty of these magnificent waterfalls.

The canyoneering starts in the mountain area of Badian and ends in the final level of Kawasan waterfalls. This activity does not only focus on jumping from a 40-feet high waterfall, it also includes hiking, water rafting, and climbing.

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With regards to this, may I also suggest that even you are travelling in a group and wish to experience this water adventure, it still much better if you join a proper canyoneering tour so, your safety wouldn’t be compromised.

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How to get here? You just simply book a tour from South Shore Travel and Tours. They offer affordable tour packages that suits for your extreme adventure budget. They also assure to their guests to bring home an unforgettable Cebu South tour. Not only that, they’re also responsible when it comes to safety as this canyoneering activity as a little bit scary for some and for the first timers.

While we are still young, it’s not bad to go out from our comfort zone because some of the great experiences in life are beyond from the box where we are hiding.

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Pandanon Island Cebu: A Heaven-like Paradise

Cebu is undeniably the queen when it comes to pristine beaches. Its beauty has the power to amaze thousands of people. No wonder, why Cebu is still one of the best places on earth where island hopping is the top activity.

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This coming holiday season, for sure, we all want to spend it nice and wise. We want to spend the season together with our friends or family in a place where we could share thousands of memories with them. With this, I’ll share you one of the best islands in Cebu that will surely make you the happiest this holidays!

Lies between Cebu and Bohol is an island that possess a powdery white sand and crystal-clear water. With its magnificent view and relaxing mood, this island will surely take you to an unforgettable island hopping adventure. Wondering what’s the name of this island? Come, take a big leap and create memories at Pandanon Island!

Pandanon Island is known to be one of the most-visited islands in Cebu. Aside from its pristine waters and fine white sand, it’s just an hour or two away from the city. And with that, it makes the island interesting for tourists because of its accessibility. Specifically, Pandanon Island Cebu is located east of Mactan, south of Olango Island, and north from the mainland of Bohol.

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Like many other islands, the top activity here in Pandanon Island is swimming and sunbathing. Also, if you want to experience an extraordinary water adventure, you may rent a jet ski, however, the price is quite big.

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On the other hand, what make Pandanon Island of Cebu unique is because of the white-column ruins of a functional structure. This ruins will catch your attention while you are approaching the island. Also, Pandanon Island has also its narrow sand bar that rises during low-tide. If you also want place where you could put all your things and foods, there are cottages for rent available in Pandanon Island at an affordable rate.

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If you want to make your island hopping safe and easy, just contact South Shore Tours Cebu. They’re the one who will make sure that you’re island hopping adventure is not waste of time, but a memory worth remembering. Not only that, they will make sure that you’ll fall in love with the place where they take you, especially here in Pandanon Island.

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See how amazing this Pandanon Island is? With all the things you see in this island, you can actually say that Pandanon Island is a heaven-like paradise because of its magnificent view towards the horizon where the sky and the sea meets. Its refreshing ambiance serves as an open palace where everyone can enjoy and relax after having a long day at the busy city.

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Things To Know About Cebu Heritage Park

Cebu Heritage Park

The Heritage of Cebu Monument is a portrayal and illustration of sculptures delineating significant and representative occasions in the historical backdrop of Cebu once again from the season of Rajah Humabon to the ongoing beautification of the Cebuano saint, Pedro Calungsod. The nearby craftsman, Eduardo Castrillo worked the monument. Its development began in July 1997. He and the late Senator Marcelo Fernan subsidized the event together with different gifts from private people and associations. The event was done and initiated on December 8, 2000.

The scenes illustrated in the monument are the change of Rajah Humabon and his devotees to Christianity, the nearby insurgency against the Spanish standard, a Roman Catholic Mass, and the critical battle on April 21, 1521, in the island of Mactan where local chieftain Lapu-Lapu executed Ferdinand Magellan. The structured cut in the monument incorporates the Basilica Del Sto. Nino, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, The Saint John the Baptist Church, Magellan’s Cross, a Spanish Galleon, Statues of Sergio Osmena Sr. what’s more, Blessed Pedro Calungsod.

What to explore at Cebu Heritage Monument

The Heritage of Cebu Monuments is a scene of sculptures made of solid, bronze, metal and steel appearing about occasions and structures identified with the historical backdrop of Cebu. The development of the monument started in July 1997, and it was done in December 2000. Nearby craftsman Eduardo Castillo assembled the figures of the Cebu Heritage Monument. Subsidizing for the monument is originated from the late Senator Marcelo Fernan took a private people and gatherings. Chronicled structure cut into the large stone monument are the Basilica del Santo Niño, Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral, San Juan Bautista Parish Church, and a Spanish Galleon. The statues of the late President Sergio Osmeña Sr. Furthermore, honored Pedro Calungsod.

History of Cebu Heritage Monument

The spot where the monument stands now, the Parian, is exceptionally recorded. It used to be home to the habitations of the most unmistakable families in Cebu during the Spanish Period. It likewise used to be the focal point of exchange between local people, the Chinese and Spanish mestizos. “Parian” was gotten from “pari-pari” which means to deal or exchange. It was additionally where the wealthy Chinese dealers held extravagant occasions.It is likewise where the St. John the Baptist church in the past stood, however, was destroyed in 1875 by the bishopric of Cebu. As indicated by the distributed data about this Monument, it was based on the first Plaza Parian in Cebu City. Conceptualized by Eduardo Castrillo, the landmark portrays Cebu’s History starting with the critical battle on April 27, 1521, in the Island of Mactan where local chieftain Lapu-Lapu murdered Ferdinand Magellan.
How to get to Cebu Heritage Monument?
The Parian Heritage Monument is a short stroll from Colon Street, Casa Gorordo, Yap-Sandiego familial home, and Jesuit house.

Experience Cebu Travel and Tours with South Shore Cebu Travel and Tours

Cebu Travel and Tours

Cebu is the center point around which the Visayas rotate. It is the most thickly populated island in the Philippines. Tourism numbers are blasting, Cebu draws very nearly two million outside explorers a year. The island’s prime attractions are its white-sand beaches and dynamite diving, mainly off the northern tip of Cebu at Malapascua and down on the southwest coast at Moalboal. What’s more, don’t overlook much-maligned Cebu City, which has exuberant bars, rising diners, and thriving retail appeal.


Oslob whale shark encounter- The Beauty of Cebu reinforces when one district in the South catches the enthusiasm of one’s exceptional experience for the Tourist from the marvels of nature, history and an extreme involvement with the Gentle Giants, “The Whale Sharks” or “Butanding” what local people called it just in Oslob, Cebu a 117 kilometers from the City.


Canyoneering adventure– The visit will take you to the town of Badian, 110 Kilometers off the southwest of Cebu. Prepare for an adrenaline surge! Bounce off 20-foot high cascade to enter the ravines, jump and swim in calm and profound tidal ponds, scramble down under large stones, appreciate the original slide and trek on waterways, rocks, and rough trails. End the experience with a dive at the glorious Kawasan Waterfalls


Cebu Safari Adventure and Country Side– As the principle fascination of the safari, our fuzzy and feathered companions live in a domain that emulates their everyday living spaces. Park-goers will become more acquainted with progressively about them as though they were in nature.


Cebu City tour– Visiting around Cebu City made economical and straightforward. Make new companions while on a routine visit, appreciate the city’s prominent, religious, and social site. In Cebu City, visit celebrated like the Philippine Taoist Temple, Heritage of Cebu Monument, Mallegan’s Cross, Basilica Minore del Santo Nino, and Heritage of Cebu Monument.


Cebu Sky adventure– The EDGE COASTER circumvents the edge of the structure while riders are bolted onto a rail situate. High above at the 38th floor of the pinnacle, riders can enjoy a fantastic scene of the whole Cebu scene 130.84 meters over the ground. SKYWALK EXTREME – Experience strolling around translucent glass flooring on the edge of the Crown Regency Hotel and Towers with an overhead wellbeing bridle at the first external edge of the building,126.55 meters high over the road.


Bantayan Island– A one of a kind Island Sightseeing Tour in Bantayan Island including lunch and nourishment tasting during the visit. Appreciate the flavor of Bantayan Island and visit the well known and furthermore secret spots of a standout amongst the loveliest Islands in Central Visayas. We will give you a chance to meet the traditional culture of the Island.


Sumilon Beach Resort– Gain admittance to Bluewater Sumilon Beach Resort, a top of the line resort situated on the southern tip of mainland Cebu Recommended for families and companions, you can either choose between a weekday or end of the week occasion in heaven Explore Sumilon Island.

An Enchanting Simala Shrine Cebu

 

Simala Cebu

The Monastery of the Holy Eucharist, prevalently known as the Simala Shrine or Simala Church is situated in Marian Hills, Lindogon, Simala, Sibonga, Cebu. It was worked in 1998 by the Marian Monks from Pampanga. It used to be only a standard church until after the occurrences of marvelous occasions. One of which is the shedding of tears of the Mother Mary’s picture. It made ready for the place of worship’s ubiquity with lovers continually rushing the region. There are different reasons why individuals come to visit the Simala Shrine. For Catholic devotees, the primary motivation behind why they visit the spot is for them to offer their dedication, supplications, and petitions to the Virgin Mary with an expectation that each request and commitment will be replied. Another reason is for the mending of physical and profound sickness. For a few, mainly for non-Catholics, visiting the sanctum is for experience and interest purposes as it were. The stunning structure and engineering of the holy place will truly leave somebody in amazement.

Things that are not allowed or supposed to be done inside the Simala Shrine Sibonga.

  • Taking pictures with flash
  • Wearing revealing clothes (for women: smaller than expected skirts, short shorts, see-through pullovers and jeans, tube and crop tops)

*Note: There are shawls or shrouds for lease at Php20.00 each for the individuals who are not ready to bring a skirt.

  • Smoking and drinking mixed beverages
  • Yelling and making uproarious clamors
  • Wearing of footwear inside the petition room
  • Standby off Habal haval drivers.

Holy Mass Schedule at Birhen sa Simala:

Sunday – 12:00nn & 3:30pm

Monday to Friday – 12:00nn

Saturday – 10:30 am

13th of the month – 10:30am & 3:30pm

 

Tips

  • Contracting a taxi (around Php1000 to Php2000, roundtrip) going to Simala from Cebu is somewhat costly.
  • No eating inside the shrine however you can bring your own water and food where you can eat at the cottages close to the compound.
  • On the off chance that you might want to unwind and avoid the crowd/devotees on your visit, stay away from Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

 

How to get there

  • From the airport terminal, ride a taxi setting off toward the south bus terminal
  • Board bus transport going to sibonga. The bus ride will take pretty much 2 hours and 30 minutes. Another choice is to ride a van which more costly than the bus.  Leasing a taxi can be another choice. However, it will cost around 2,000-3,000 for a round trip day.
  • From the drop off in Lindogon, ride a tricycle or bike heading off to the place of worship or shrine.

Since the Simala Shrine was worked for religious purposes, it is ideal to pay regard when visiting the area.  Regardless of whether Catholic or non-catholic believers, it is still best to give and offer the most extreme concern for the conviction of others. For a few, the altar may simply be a spot for photography and experience, yet remember that for the adherents, the place is sacred.

 

 

 

 

 

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