Coastal Scenic Island Tour

Travel around the island of Siquijor with this scenic tour.

Highlights of this Tour:

Old Balete Tree

Your first stop is visiting the 4 century year old Balete Tree (or Banyan Tree) in the Philippines. Locals believe that this tree is inhabited by other spirits. The tree provides water to supply the village.

St. Isidore Church and Convent

Built by Spanish priest in 1884 in Lazi, it is the biggest and among the oldest convents in Asia and recognized as a National Historical Landmark.

Cambugahay Waterfalls

A three level waterfalls with refreshing water perfect for swimming.

Note: Bring a sarong or throw-over clothing as there is no change room at the falls.

Shell Museum

An exhibit of many sea shells found in Siquijor.

Bolo-bolo Healed

A healing ritual involves using a clear glass of water, black stone and pipe. Using the pipe, the healer blows into the glass of water, moving it across the affected area of the patient’s body. The water in the glass slowly becomes murky, filled with brown and cottony organic matter believed to be the bad elements removed from the patient’s body. The process is repeated a few times until the water remains clear, an indication that the impurities causing the disease has been healed.

St. Francis of Assisi Church and Bell Tower

Located in Siquijor town, this is the first church you will see when arriving from Siquijor Pier. This is the first Parish Church on the island and was built in 1783.

San Juan de Capilay Lake

The nature spring water that flows through Capilay Lake serves as the local’s picnic area on most weekends.

About This Tour:

Number of People: This day tour run with a maximum of 8 people per vehicle.

How long is the tour: Approx. 5 hours (extension available)

What should I bring: Swimsuit, a hat, and a smile. Sarong or throw-over clothing as some locations do not have change rooms. Please bring your own towels. If you wish to purchase souvenir items on this tour, please bring cash as credit cards may not be accepted.

When Is It: The best time to go is during the months of November to May

Where Is It: Traveling around Siquijor.

Tour Inclusions: Transportation and friendly driver. Does not include lunch or entrance fees. Tour guide and/or packed lunch available at an additional fee.

Sample Itinerary

Time Activity
10am Depart the resort and explore the Old Balete Tree. Then visit St. Isidore Church, Convent and Cambugahay Waterfalls
11.30am Then travel the coastal view of Enrique Villanueva, visiting the Shell Museum and visiting the Bolo-bolo Healer
3.30pm Visit St. Francis of Assisi Church and the Old Bell Tower in Siquijor Town
4pm Arrive back to the resort

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Page last updated: July 17, 2016
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