Travel Guide: Samboan

Cebu is one of the provinces in the Philippines that will never run out of beautiful spots. Over the years, Cebu has been visited because of the progressive commercialization and growing tourism.


Many have been astounded by beautiful beach destinations in Cebu from North to South. Recently, the province of Cebu is making a name for its prestigious waterfalls, not to mention the activities such as canyoneering in Alegria that attracts a lot of people to visit the province.


Samboan is only one of the municipalities of Cebu province that boasts alluring waterfalls. Some of these are Dau Falls, Binalayan Hidden Falls, and Aguinid Falls.


Last Sunday, we made our way to visit all three of them in one day. Look at our itinerary below that might help you organize yours when you go waterfalls hopping:




4:00A.M.              :               Bus departure (Cebu South Bus Terminal)

8:00A.M.              :               Arrival in Samboan; Breakfast

9:00A.M.              :               Dau Falls

11:00A.M.           :               Binalayan/ Hidden Falls

1:00P.M.              :               Lunch

2:00P.M.              :               Aguinid Falls

4:00P.M.              :               Church of St. Michael the Archangel

5:00P.M.              :               Early dinner





Dau Falls



Binalayan Falls



Aguinid Falls




How to get there?

From Cebu South Bus Terminal, ride a bus bound for Samboan via bato-barili. Travel time should take about four hours. When you arrive in Samboan, you can charter a trike or habal-habal to give you a tour to these attractions.





Transportation Description  Group Expenses Individual Expenses
Bus Roundtrip Php 350
Trike Dau Falls, Binalayan Falls, Aguinid Falls Php 500 Php 100
Trike Aguinid Falls to Church Php 10
Activities Description  Group Expenses Individual Expenses
Dau Falls Entrance Fee Php 20
Binalayan Falls Entrance Fee Php 20
Aguinid Falls Entrance Fee Php 20
Tour Guide Tip/Not Included N/A
Food budget Description  Group Expenses Individual Expenses
Breakfast Php 54
Lunch Php 34
Dinner Php 49
Total expenses Php 657

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