Monday, April 8, 2013

A Guide on Butuan - Surigao - Siargao - Bucas Grande


I have this strange thing about exotic-sounding Philippine destinations since I was a kid. I wondered what's in Marinduque and Siquijor. Maybe it's the "Q" in their names or the ambiguity it brought to my younger self. I just find it amusing that now I have all the chance to explore those places and one of those is Siargao. But getting there proved to be the most challenging for me so far that it deserves its own separate post.

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Manila to Siargao
  • There are direct flights to Siargao from Cebu. So if you have moolah to spend on airfare you can book a flight from Manila to Cebu to Siargao. Sweet!
  • Another option is to fly or ride a ship vessel from Manila to Surigao. Hire a tricycle right outside the airport to the port. And hop on a boat that will get you to Siargao. I wish it was that easy eh?
  • A more budget-friendly option (because of the frequent promo of airline companies) is to fly from Manila to Butuan. Then there are two options upon getting there; either you take a van outside the airport that will bring you to Surigao City or hop on a jeepney outside the airport to the Langihan bus terminal and ride a bus to Surigao City. Arriving at Surigao City, get on a jeepney that will pass by the port or you can also hire a tricycle to the port but expect to pay higher fare for this. Easier said than done eh?
Langihan bus terminal - Butuan City

What we did.


Manila to Butuan to Surigao City

We chose the latter option. We booked a Manila-Butuan-Manila flight on a promo a few months before the trip. Arriving at the airport at around 10:00 a.m. (thanks for a very delayed flight), we passed by the "barkers" outside the the Arrival area and looked for the vans headed to Surigao City. At the parking lot, we asked around and a good soul showed us two vans for hire to Surigao City - an old Hyundai van (200 pesos each) and a relatively new Toyota van (300 pesos each). We chose the former of course. 

The ride was smooth as expected. The view from the outside constantly woke my very tired body. We arrived at the Surigao City Gaisano terminal at around 12:20 in the afternoon. It was a smooth 2 hours and 20 minutes ride. We were about to alight the van when a passenger begged the driver to go straight to the RORO port to catch the last ferry going to Siargao - the lady was very worried. We joined her and told them that we were also catching the (apparently) last ride to Siargao. It was as if we were in an Amazing Race episode when the lady continuously speaking in their native language to the driver to get there as fast as it can. It felt like she was worried to miss the boat. 

We got there at around 12:30 p.m.. The lady jumped out of the van so quickly while I was still giving a tip to our driver. We followed her (she never looked at us) and upon entering the terminal, we were told that the ferry left already. Still hopeful, the lady ran out to the docking area (passing through all the security which didn't mind her) and when we got there the RORO ferry boat just left. It was a few hundred meters from the port. She was so frustrated that she even shouted for it to come back. We were sad, of course, but not as defeated as her. She still didn't talk to us (she's furious) and she phoned someone that she will just load the earliest schedule of boat the next day and that she will just have to stay in a hotel or inn. She sped away in a trike. 

We didn't know what to do so we went back to the terminal and asked a security guard for the schedule of the boats. He said that the earliest passenger boat (good for 180 pax) is scheduled to leave for Siargao (Dapa port) at 5:45 a.m. everyday. It will be a 2-hour, 200-peso ride to Dapa in Siargao. It was on a different port and he noted that we need to be at the port at around 5:20 a.m. And the next one would be the RORO ferry boat on that same port that will leave at around 12:00 noon (the time though is flexible). We should be there at around 10:30 a.m. to purchase our tickets early on. It will be a 4-hour,175-peso ride to Dapa in Siargao. Or if we were in dire need to get to the island, we may opt to hire a private boat to Siargao for 15,000 pesos. Wow! we looked like we have that much money huh? That security guard was so helpful. Next in order, to look for a place to stay in for the night.


Surigao City to Siargao

Considering all the tips of the security guard we spoke to the other day, we were ready at around 5:00 a.m. and checked out from the inn at 5:05 a.m. We walked up to the port for the 200-seater boat to Dapa Port in Siargao. We were there at around 5:15 a.m. and noticed that there was no boat nor people that were waiting. I thought that we were early for the 5:45 a.m. scheduled time but then someone told us that the boat just left and even pointed it to us. We were stunned to see the boat just a few hundred meters from us on its way to Siargao. We, again, were late. 

And then a very helpful guy told us that we can still catch a boat leaving for Del Carmen port (a town in Siargao) on the other port. He hailed a tricycle and talked to the driver that we needed to be at the port that serves Surigao City - Del Carmen route. The guy even told us that we should only pay 8 pesos each for the tricyclye ride. We were so thankful to this guy who helped us without expecting anything in return. Filipinos are really this good-hearted.

the not-so-reliable boat schedule
It took us 5 minutes to get to the other port, it was around 5:30 a.m. There were loads of people also waiting for the said boat - good sign. Purchasing a ticket was a breeze. We purchased a ticket for 200 pesos each and the lady told us that the boat will leave at 8 a.m. Whew. We boarded the boat at around 7:50 a.m. and the boat left as scheduled. 

the port that serves Surigao city - Del Carmen, Siargao route
180-seater passenger boat off to Del Carmen, Siargao
young and wild and free - inggit
(near Del Carmen port)
finally!
Del Carmen port in Siargao

Del Carmen, Siargao to General Luna, Siargao

Siargao Group of Islands is composed of 48 islands and islets and is still a part of Surigao del Norte province. Nine towns are located in Siargao. As you can see on the map above, Del Carmen is two towns away from General Luna (where the famous Cloud 9 surfing area is located). It is dubbed as the "Surfing Capital of the Philippines" so expect hard-core surfers here. 

At around 10:30 a.m. we arrived at Del Carmen port. We were told that we needed to get to Dapa town via tricycle and then transfer on another tricycle bound to General Luna. Tricycles were outside the Del Carmen port that are headed to Dapa town. They need to be filled for it leave. So if you are in a group or wanted to rent the whole tricycle you can do so by paying for its capacity (8 passengers in total). We paid 40 pesos each for the 1-hour scenic ride and we were dropped at the tricycle terminal in Dapa at around 11:30 a.m.

In Dapa tricycle terminal, we looked out for the tricycles that are bound to General Luna. Again, you can rent the tricycle for around 150-200 pesos to bring you to General Luna or you can wait for other passengers that are also bound to the town for 30 pesos each. We waited for 30 minutes but it seemed that no one is bound to General Luna so we rented the whole tricycle for 150 pesos for it to leave already. It was 12:00 noon. 

It took us almost 40 minutes to reach General Luna from Dapa. And we were dropped off at General Luna's "Boulevard" at around 12:40 p.m. And then relief, after more than 24 hours we reached Siargao. Whew!


General Luna to Cloud 9 in Siargao

If you came to Siargao to surf then you should stay at the Cloud 9 area which is around 3 kms. from the town center of General Luna. If you came to unwind and explore the nearby islands then you can stay near the town center. There are many resorts/inns around the town and near the beach so getting to the town center and the Boulevard can be easier. You can have a leisure walk to and fro Cloud 9 or you may opt to ride a habal-habal or a motorcycle for 25 pesos each person per way. It's quite steep so plan your activities accordingly. You can also rent a motorbike for 500 pesos per day (excluding the gas) for you to explore as many areas as possible. Or you can hire a habal-habal (with a driver) to go around the island. Just haggle for the rates. Try our extremely helpful guy Lolong 0946.648.7954.

Lolong - 0946.648.7954
contact him for Inland Siargao tours and/or habal-habal service

General Luna to Dapa

Going back to either Surigao or Butuan for your return flight, you just have to ride into a habal-habal for 25 pesos each and tell them to bring you to the tricycle terminal that are bound to Dapa town (where Surigao City-bound boats are located). Again, you may opt to rent the whole tricycle for 150-200 pesos. Or you can wait for other passengers to fill it up for 30 pesos each for the 40-minute ride.


Dapa, Siargao to Surigao City

There are few boats that leave early in the morning at around 5:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. The fares are around 170-210 pesos each person. The last boat that will leave Dapa will be at around 11:00 a.m. We targeted that last trip for we cannot be at the port that early. So at around 8:30 a.m. we were at Dapa port for the last boat trip to Surigao. When I was about to purchase the tickets, a guy shouted that there are no tickets available for the last boat trip 'coz it has been fully booked since 6:00 a.m. Heavy sigh. Here we go again. You could only imagine the dismay on my face at that time. We were asked to fill out a form for "chance passengers". We were number 36 and 37 respectively and if someone didn't show up we can get in (hoping that numbers 1 to 35 don't show up too). 

I was thinking of going to Del Carmen again but nobody could give me the exact details on boat schedules there. I was also thinking of checking in at a nearby hostel/inn with the hopes of getting the earliest boat ride the next day to Surigao to catch our flight back to Manila. But then someone, again, shouted that a private, 12-seater, outrigger boat can get us to Hayanggabon Port in Claver, Surigao for 300 pesos each. We just need to fill up the 12 seats for it to leave. We signed in and at around 9:00 a.m. we were on our way to the Hayanggabon port in Claver town. 

The view on our way to the port was nice especially the mangroves. Everything was a breeze up until there was an engine failure. As if the challenges weren't enough we were in the middle of nowhere with a troubled boat. The boatman seemed to fix it but the boat was noticeably slow this time. And then the rain started to pour. No one complained or seemed to be pissed. It's as if everything that's happening was normal. So I didn't fret. It took us 3 solid hours for the supposedly 1 1/2 hours of boat ride. But then upon seeing the port I was so happy. Land form at last.


Dapa-Hayanggabon outrigger boat

Hayanggabon port, Claver to Bad-as junction

The whole gang were headed to Surigao but us. There were Surigao-bound, non-airconditioned vans right off the port. We asked the driver if he could squeeze us in the super filled van for we will alight at Bad-as junction and not in Surigao. He agreed and let us pay 90 pesos each for the ride (130 pesos for the Surigao-bound passengers). At 12:00 noon we were squeezed inside the van. I counted everyone and we were 22 inside the van and one person outside the van hanging on for his life. And no one seemed to complain. I was whispering, "Hindi tayo sardinas, corned beef tayo dito sa loob ng van". We were famished and one passenger offered the both of us some biscuits and we grabbed some, munched it and trying not to show that we were so hungry. Such a good soul. 


Surigao-bound van at Hayanggabon port
"hindi tayo sardinas, corned beef tayo..."
us facing our fellow passengers inside the van
22 warm bodies inside the van, 1 hanging on to his life outside

Bad-as junction to Butuan City

At 1:00 p.m. and after almost an hour later, we were at the Bad-as junction and looked for a ride to Butuan. An option was to ride a van that goes directly to Butuan but it needs to be filled before it can leave so we just waited for an air-con (specifically) Bachelor bus to Butuan right across the van terminal. We were so lucky that after just 5 minutes there it was, the air-con Bachelor bus. I was so relieved when we were inside. We paid 173 pesos (138 pesos - student fare).


Bad-as junction

Butuan City

Getting around Butuan City is quite easy. Either you take a coded jeepney or a tricycle to where you need to go. The minimum fare for both rides is 8 pesos each person. You could easily ask around on what jeepney to ride into when going to a certain place. Jeepneys also go inside the airport so no need to hire a tricycle for that.


the 8-seater trike


Manila to Bucas Grande

Bucas Grande in Socorro town (Siargao) boasts some white sand beaches, numerous caves and the stingless jellyfish in Sohoton Cove. If you're in Siargao, why not include Bucas Grande into your trip. There are numerous ways to get to Bucas Grande.

  • First is to fly or ride a ship vessel from Manila to Surigao. From there, ride a van that goes to Hayanggabon port at the Gaisano terminal. From Hayanggabon port you could arrange a boat ride to Socorro or the Sohoton Cove or take the passenger boat where a scheduled trip to Socorro will be at around 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or as long as it is full. 
  • Another option is to fly from Manila to Butuan. Arriving at the airport, there are vans headed to Hayanggabon port for 200-300 pesos each person. You could also take a Surigao-bound van for 150-200 pesos and go down at the Bad-as junction terminal where Hayanggabon port-bound vans are easily available for 80-100 pesos. You could also hop on a jeepney outside the Butuan airport to the Langihan bus terminal and ride a bus to Surigao City. Alight at the Bad-as junction terminal and ride into the Hayanggabon port-bound vans there. Again, you could arrange a boat ride to Socorro or Sohoton Cove there or take the passenger boat where a scheduled trip to Socorro will be at around 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. or as long as it is full.

What we did.

Our planned trip to Bucas Grande almost didn't push through 'coz we spent one full day just to get to Siargao (but I really wanna see the stingless jellyfish! tantrum mode).  But when I asked a boatman if he could include Bucas Grande/Sohoton Cove into our supposedly Siargao 3-island hopping trip he said yes but for a hefty price of course. I haggled and we met half way for the whole package. And yes! We went to Bucas Grande from General Luna in Siargao. We had a private boat for that day (feeling mayaman). For Siargao island hopping and/or Bucas Grande/Sohoton Cove arrangements you can contact Kuya Lito 0907.310.3333.

Kuya Lito - 0907.310.3333
contact him for Siargao island hopping and/or Sohoton Cove package

Tips


If you would like to add something on this guide feel free to give your suggestions on the comments page. Here are more tips:
  • The trip happened during a week before the Holy Week which explained the volume of passengers to and fro Siargao. On regular days it may be relatively easier to get in and out of Siargao.
  • Boat trip schedules are not so reliable. The boats could leave earlier or later than the scheduled trip so be at the designated port as early as possible. Also, take note of the different ports for the different routes.
  • If you could, allot a minimum of 5 days for this kind of trip so as to have buffer days when such things happen to you.
  • If it's possible, ask if you can reserve a return trip ticket when you arrive at a certain port. This could save so much time for the whole trip.
  • There are few ATM machines around Siargao but don't just rely on that. Machines are machines and it would be so hard to be stuck on an island penniless. Just to be sure, bring a considerable amount of cash. No problem with this on Surigao City and Butuan City for they have numerous ATM machines around the city.
  • Smart and Globe networks have strong signal in the island. If you are a Sun subscriber, search for networks manually and connect to Smart. It works perfectly and connecting it wouldn't be tagged as "roaming" thus, don't be scared on the roaming charges. Certain cellphone models automatically links Sun to Smart network.
So there. I hope that this guide would help travelers in their future trip to this area in Mindanao. Watch out for the next posts on this series. Enjoy guys!

Check out:

Butuan accommodations
Surigao City accommodations
Siargao accommodations





78 comments:

  1. Shucks, medyo hassle pa pala magpunta. Will wait for your future posts though. :)

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    1. hassle siya michy pag wala masiyadong bonggang budget sa airfare. haha :)

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  2. Napagod ako sa pagbabasa! Haha! Ang tagal ng biyahe. :|

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    1. korek irish! nawa'y makatulong ito sa mga nagbabalak ng ganyang IT :)

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  3. The boat looks so tight and cramped. I wonder how one can get outside of the boat when it capsizes (wag naman sana). But the windows look small. I rode a similar boat from Masbate port to Ticao Island. Ang sikip.

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    1. masikip talaga siya ding. kaya nga sa tabi ako "bintana" pumwesto eh. hehe

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  4. I can feel all the bustling activity.. haha! another spot in my bucket list

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    1. pero sulit naman lahat ng pagod sa ganda ng siargao francis :)

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  5. very true yung 3rd tip. kelangan ng buffer sa trip na to in case plan A failed.

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    1. naalala mo yung reaction ko nung sinabi mong 6 days kayo? haha. sakto lang pala talaga ang 6 days. dapat sinagad ko. nagsisi pa?! haha

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  6. waah! information overload and binasa ko pa lang napagod na ko sa biyahe. hehehe!

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    1. kapagod nga michi pero sulit na sulit talaga tong trip na to :)

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  7. grabe, nakakapagod ang travel mo maam, binasa ko lang parang napagod din ako.

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    1. napagod din ako magsulat jerome don't worry. hehe. pero 5 days naman naganap ang lahat ng yan so keri lang :)

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    2. aba, mahaba haba palang vacation yan, wala ba maam part 2? hehe.. =D

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    3. part 1 of 5 pa lang yan jerome. hehe

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    4. yun oh, abang abang lang, sana sipagin si maam mag update. =D

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  8. same here! parang nandun ako sa eksena chong! Kaloka si lola at ate sa picture mo sa van, wagas ang pag-kunot ng noo LOL

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    1. haha. sa boat yun ice. pero patient sila in fairness sakanila :)

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    2. ah, sa boat pala yun. hahahaha! alam ba nila kinuhaan mo sila chong? LOL

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    3. pag alam nila yan mag smile sila. haha

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  9. I think some of the location you've visited was featured on TV Patrol a while ago. Beautiful places!!!

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    1. hi there! sabi nga ng nanay ko napanood niya sa tv. thten she told me that i should've took some videos of the jellyfish. never thought of that. na excite masiyado. haha

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  10. How much did Kuya Lito charge for the Siargao island hopping and Sohoton Cove tour?

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    1. it's 4,800 pesos. no time limit and solo ang big boat :)

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  11. hindi pa ako nag umpisang mag basa natatawa na ako mam carla ng travel story nyo....lalong lalo na sa ferry boat na naiwanan kayo. medyo ganyan talaga sa probinsya mam. buti na lang at walang mapagsamantala lalong lalo na sa mga rides.:-). Natawa sa sardinas at corned beef. mas siksik ang corned beef...hhahahahaha.:-).

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    1. hi there! oo nga, in fainess wala namang mga mapagsamantala talaga. and yes! mas siksik ang corned beef :)

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  12. ill get back to this post when ill be traveling to siagao. never been to this place/. at parang ang haba ng nabiyahe mo

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    1. hi phioxee. mahaba nga siya talaga. may dumaguete - surigao ba na boat?

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  13. Planning to get here sometime soon and this blog is very helpful!

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  14. awesome guide! to add.. mayron direct flight ng Airphils from Manila to Surigao daily or alternatively Manila-Cebu-Surigao daily ng Airphils and Cebu Pacific.

    grabe adventures nyo..hehe there was a medical mission ng mga doctors from the city to Siargao on those dates, to & from same dates sa sched nyo, kaya pala punuan at nka reserved na. :)

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    1. hi nath! thanks sa added info:)

      at kaya naman pala hagardo versoza ang mga boat rides dahil dun. oh well. di naman pala laging ganun. haha. pero ok na rin yun kasi marami pa palang paraan na hindi namin malalaman kung hindi kami naiwan ng mga boats:)

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  15. Binabasa pa nga lang, mukhang nakakapagod na.. What more kung andun ka mismo..

    Thanks Ms. Carla for posting! I'm a big fan of yours! :
    Lagi ko inaabangan mga posts mo, para na rin kasi ako nakapunta sa mga lugar na'yon kahit sa blog lang..

    I'm from Marinduque and i have read your posts sa Maniwaya Island and Poctoy White Beach.. Sana nakapunta ka dito last Holy Week para nai-feature mo ang Moriones Festival namin... :) Marami pa magagandang lugar dito, meron din kaming Subterranean River sa Sta. Cruz at Bellaroca Island naman sa Buenavista.. ^^

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    1. hi marnelli! thank you so much po:)

      wow! ang dami pa palang nice spots sa marinduque. at siyempre may next time pa naman. at baka yung next time na yun ikaw ang mag-tour sa akin di ba? :)

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  16. sis nice post! informative! magkano ang bigay sayo ni kuya Lito ng sohoton-3 siargao islands package?

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  17. this is so informative. We're planning to siargao this july and this will really help. ;)
    may i know how long it took you to do the island hopping in bucas grande and sohoton cove?thanks. ;)

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    1. hi red! they have different tours on sohoton which differ in travel time. the one we got lasted for 2 hours and 30 minutes. It doesn't include the lunch we had on the tourism office :)

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  18. buti naman u had a wonderful time in Siargao. Taga-surigao ako. oh di ba, sa byahi pa lang adventure na di ba? balik ka uli ha? :-)

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    1. yes po. babalik po talaga ako... para sa isaw. haha.

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  19. hehehe, natawa ako dun sa sched na 5:45am, sguro puno na talaga ang motorbanka that time kasi agang umalis eh..san pala kayo nag stay. enwie thanks for visiting surigao ha. sana nagpasabi ka paramakahangout tayo dito.. hehehe,

    visit us @http://mavtravel.blogspot.com/2013/06/18th-caraga-business-conference-surigao.html

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    1. hi cresol! akala nga namin walang sasakay sa bangka kasi walang nag-aabang ayun pala nakaalis na. haha. sige po next time po pag napadpad ulit sa surigao :)

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  20. mam, ano po ung breakdown ng binayaran nyo sa boat service? how much pag island hopping lang or bucas grande lang? thank you!

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    1. check it out here po - http://www.blissfulguro.com/2013/05/bucas-grande-and-stingless-jellyfish.html

      you can also contact kuya Lito for the rates :)

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  21. where did you stay in surigao city?

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    1. hi gene! check out my post here:

      http://www.blissfulguro.com/2013/04/the-best-isaw-is-in-surigao.html

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  22. Mam, paki-gawa naman po ako ng itinerary need ko na next week, thanks! Hahaha. Demanding lang!?

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  23. Hi!im booked from manila-butuan, from there van or bus to surigao and ferry from surigao to siargao?5days is enough?i also want to visit sohoton cave,is there a public boat to reach sohoton,can someone give me an IT for 5day trip.and what hotel can u suggest in butuan,surigao and siargao.Please,Thank You!

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    1. Hi there papay. Yep, vans going to surigao are readily available right outside the terminal. I'm not really sure about sohoton though...

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  24. hi, wat if we booked a flight form manila to surigao del norte. how much time would it take to get to butuan? does surigao city pertains to the whole surigao province? thanks

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    1. Hi there. Surigao City is different from the province itself. We traveled from the city to Butuan via van for 2 hours.

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  25. is it correct if we booked surigao del norte and 1st in our iteneray is the sohotan island? thanks

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  26. hi!can u give me IT for 5 days surigao/siargao.we booked manila-butuan rountrip ticket, but we want to explore surigao/siargao.we're looking for cheap but nice accomodation in butuan, surigao and siargao?please.thank you!

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  27. Grabe winner ung experience mo hehe was planning for Butuan-Siargao pa naman on January. But you know di ka pa rin madadala and will continue to explore places. Mabuhay ang sarap magtravel talaga! Nice blog very informative :)

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  28. This is really helpful. Plan kasi namin to take the Manila-Butuan-Siargao route since may sale sa airfare ng Butuan kesa sa Manila-Siargao via Cebu. Pero parang ang hassle ng byahe. But we'll visit Siargao this summer. Sa ngalan ng paglalagalag. Hahaha! Thank you for the tips! More adventures! :)

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    1. Mas hassle, mas masaya. Para sa lagalag. Go go go! Hihi :)

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  29. Hi. Thank you for this informative guide. Like Mariella, I was also able to get a cheap airfare going to butuan. However, the ticket I have is for 6pm flight. With estimated arrival time to butuan at 7:35 PM. Based on your guide, there are already vans travelling straight to hayanggabon. Do you happen to know the last trip of vans going to hayanggabon? By the way, we're planning to visit this coming November pa naman. Thanks. :)

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    1. Ohh. I have no idea Jhen. But you can stay in Butuan for the night and leave for Hayanggabon the next day :)

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  30. Yep it's definitely true... That place was awesome... It's my home town... if you like to be cheaper and spend your travel days worth it. Go to butuan arrive at 8pm then ride a van cost 200 then arrived in surigao stay in mcdo. Just eat there relax or have some coffee. Due to delayed fights maybe you will be at surigao city by 10pm to 1am so just stay to open stores. There's no Seven Eleven or Mini Stop so the first open store or a popular fast food is only Mcdo. Then at 4:30am ride a tricycle pay 8 pesos go to pastalan dos (port 2) or boulevard, lantsa para dapa (small boat bound to dapa). Boat around 200 pesos at 8am your in dapa. In Dapa, yep tricycle /jeep and ask locals, if you have a friend there the better. Seafood's(tuna,lobsters,blue crabs) are cheap so don't just enjoy the scenery there. Good luck.

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    1. Wow that's a great tip there. Thanks for sharing it here :)

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  31. Would you have the contact for the van you rode from butuan to surigao? Thank you.

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    1. Oh. Sadly, I don't have. But there are many vans from Butuan to Surigao from the airport itself :)

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  32. Thank you for the very helpful information!

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  33. Hi. your blog is keeping us well informed for our trip to siargao this coming august :). may I ask where did you stay overnight in surigao city before the day you departed to siargao? and how much did it cost? because we might arrive in surigao city by night.

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    1. found the answers in the comment section, change question, how did you travel from the hotel to the port early in the morning?

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    2. Our hotel was just a 10-minute walk to the port :)

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  34. Nkakapagod ung trip niyo nakakapagod din pagbasa...hehehe i am planning to go there next month... Sana okey ung weather...

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  35. I read your post just now. I'll be going to Siargao this coming weekend, alone. And your transpo story tells me i should get ready. Thanks for all the info! :)

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    1. Yes you should be. Haha. Happy travels Maria Teresa! :)

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  36. Hi just want to ask anong inn ung pinag stayhan nio sa surigao? Malapit po ba sia sa port? And how much po? TIA

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    1. You can check it out here;

      http://www.blissfulguro.com/2013/04/the-best-isaw-is-in-surigao.html

      :)

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  37. thank you..for this..so helpful

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    1. No worries! Enjoy your Bucas Grande trip :)

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