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Philippines Tourist Spots: LAKE BALANAN of SIATON

§Depart for Siaton town, 50.11 kms. south of DumagueteCity. §Depart for BalananLake in Barangay Sandulot, Siaton. Lake Balanan is 10 kms of good, partially cemented road from the South National highway at the western end of the SiatonBridge. It is a 20 – 25 minute of picturesque drive from the highway junction. §Activities at your choices: -Water sports,Canoeing, Rafting, Boating -Natural-trekking/4 kms circumferential pathway around the lake under canopy of various indigenous forest trees.  -Fishing Located at the southeast and 60 mtrs lower than the main lake. -SwimmingA lagoon and 4 swimming pools utilizing free-flowing spring waters. §Facilities: Small Bancas -Medium – sized, 8 – passenger boat -15 – passenger banca -20 – man passenger raft -4 – paddle boats §Amenities:     7 bedroom hotel PhP

Philippines Tourist Spots: MT. TALINIS ( Cuernos de Negros)

MT.TALINIS ( Cuernos de Negros)
     This is an  ITINERARY taking the Bediao Route, considered to be the easiest  trail.


DAY 1     
6:00 AM – Depart to Magsaysay, Dauin Negros Oriental
7:00 AM – Trek to Bediao. Register in the Log –book. Jump Off.
8:00 AM – Trek to LakeYagumyum. Passing by the ridge which give you          a
                scenic overlooking view of DumgueteCity and neighboring                               islands. 10:00 AM – ETA at LakeYagumyum. Lunch. 12:00 NN – Trek to LakeNailig. 2:00 PM – ETA at LakeNailig. Assault the highest peak 1,800 masl. 5:00 PM – Camp. 6:00 PM – Dinner. Socials with guides. EARTH HOUR. 9:00 PM – LIGHTS OFF
DAY 2 6:00 AM – WAKE-UP CALL. Prepare breakfast and pack lunch. 7:00 AM – Breakfast. Then, BREAK CAMP. 8:00 AM – Start Trek. 10:00 AM - ETA at Kaipuhan Sulfur Vent. Proceed to CampVendiola (               “Rancho”).
10:30AM - 11:30 AM  - Side trip to TWIN FALLS, 30 mins trek from CampVendiola. 10:00AM - 11:30 AM - Proceed trekking to Banica River and …

Philippines Tourist Spots: SNORKEL FUN AT APO ISLAND

§Depart for Zamboanguita, 27.8 kms. south of DumagueteCity. 30 minute drive to Malatapay. Another half hour travel by pumpboat which takes you to ApoIsland. §Walk through the island’s quaint village on your way to the marine sanctuary, a 15,000 square meter reserve teeming with abundant coral cover and aquatic life.Apo Island, a 72 – hectare volcanic island is known for its marine reserve and fish sanctuary. You can see lush coral gardens and wall reefs and variety of big fish. Take your pick from the nine dive sites around APO. §Snorkeling… §Lunch at the rustic ApoIslandBeach Resort. §A 30 minute trek to the lighthouse, with a panoramic view of the island. §Spend the rest of the day swimming, beachcombing, or just lazing at the white pebble beach before heading back to the mainland by mid – afternoon. §FEES oENTRANCE –        General Admission - PhP 100.00/ pax  Resident of the Province – PhP  25.00/pax                                 Dauin resident, Minors,Students in the Province – PhP 10.…

Philippines Tourist Spots: WHITE SAND BAR OF MANJUYOD

·Depart Dumaguete for Manjuyod an hour and a half travel.
·Cruise to Campuyo White Sandbar. A narrow seven kilometer strip of white sand beach located in the middle of BaisBay. The area is visible only during low tide and disappears at high tide.
·Lunch at Campuyo White Sandbar.The pristine 7 km Sandbar caps an exhilarating morning, where you can swim and snorkel in its clear blue waters or just laze around the fine white sand beach.
·Activities at your choices ;
oSwimming at sandbar oSnorkeling at nearby reefs oScuba – diving at nearby reefs oCruise through TalabongMangroveForest.A 400-hectare protected mangrove in Bais form dense thickets which serves as natural habitat of several important wetland wildlife such as the endemic Philippine mallards or wild ducks, various species of herons or egrets including the migratory giant heron from Australia. GETTING THERE . . . POINT OF ORIGIN – DumagueteCity DESTINATION’S LOCATION – Manjuyod, Negros Oriental DISTANCE –48 kms from DumagueteCity MODE OF T…

Philippines Tourist Spots: DOLPHIN AND WHALE WATCHING TOURS

DOLPHIN AND WHALE WATCHING TOURS
·Depart Dumaguete for Bais an hour travel.
·Cruise to TañonStrait.The TañonStrait is home to hundreds of dolphins ( spinner and bottlenose )  and sperm whales.
·Lunch at Campuyo White Sandbar.The pristine 7 km Sandbar caps an exhilarating morning, where you can swim and snorkel in its clear blue waters or just laze around the fine white sand beach.
·Afternoon swim
·Cruise through Talabong Mangrove Area.A 400-hectare protected mangrove in Bais form dense thickets which serves as natural habitat of several important wetland wildlife such as the endemic Philippine mallards or wild ducks, various species of herons or egrets including the migratory giant heron from Australia.
GETTING THERE . . .
POINT OF ORIGIN – DumagueteCity DESTINATION’S LOCATION – Bais Bay, Along TanonStrait DISTANCE – From DumagueteCity 45 kms to Poblacion Bais MODE OF TRANSPORTATION ·By bus.In Dumaguete, check Ceres Bus Terminal northbound bus at    CalindaganDumagueteCity, Tel. No. 035 225 – 9…