Encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and travel! Time flies so fast. Itenirary? No problem, here it is.
This was my second time in the said island and is lucky to celebrate labor day too. Spending my 5 day vacation there is a ‘not so cheap’ experience because we got there without any hotel reservations or discount coupon. In short ‘walk in’, but the goodness of it is you get to check the hotels nearby.
From Manila, go to any bus station with a destination to Batangas City Pier (fee: 130 Php for students, 150 for not). Arriving at Batangas City Pier, Buy a back and forth ticket to the island of Puerto Galera for 500 Php (Bangka travel takes 2 hours I guess. I recommend Father & Son Bangka).
Upon arrival in the Island, pay 50 Php and 30 Php for the island fee and environmental fee. Before finding a hotel, book your schedule back to Batangas Pier to avoid schedule problems (they have outposts at the beachfront). After that, you are now free to roam around the white sand beach of Puerto Galera.
We checked in at Bakawan Hotel (3500 Php. Per night for 5 days for the 3 of us).
You may check other hotels at the back of the beachfront for cheaper room rates.
1.) 5 hours non stop banka adventure: 1700 Php (tumawad kayo sa kanya!)
2.) Water Sports: Starts 250 php per head
3.) Mangyan Village Visit: Native Village/culture
4.) Aninuan Falls/Talipanan Falls: 300 Php with tour guide
5.) Happy Hour Time: Beer drinking and entertainment
Warning! The restaurants are selling overpriced food (haha I warned you!)
Better eat at Parkway to be satisfied.
Your cameras! Keep them fully alive to capture every moment in the island. The night life? Firedancers, beer, entertainers everywhere haha name it. Basta mag enjoy kayo! Haha it may cost abit pricey but it’s all worthy.
Handle your boat tickets carefully. Anyway, there are ATM machines at the main city (tricycle 25 Php) if ever you ran out of cash. The best thing to do in the island is to party and enjoy every moment of your stay. 😇
> Banka Tour Guide (Kuya Topher): 09058622619
> Bakawan (Accomodation): Search in Facebook
Travel lang ng travel! Wag kang pabebe haha wag tipirin ang sarili! Ganern! God Bless and thank you for reading.😀
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