Monday, April 9, 2012

Coron: A Distant Trace of Beauty






Mt. Tapyas


cave

It was my first time to go to Busuanga, Palawan, which most of us Filipinos know as part of Coron. I didn't know what was ahead of me when I went there. And I can say that I was so amazed by the beautiful city of Busuanga. My family stayed at Busuanga Island Paradise, which gave us quality service and a nice ambiance. This resort is far from the town center. It is just 15 minutes away and you need to ride a van or jeep in order to get to the city. The resort is not also by the beach front.



I had a lot of fun in our stay in Busuanga. I had so much fun when my family and I went island hopping. An island tour would cost about 2,500 Pesos per person for a whole day tour. The Islands in Busuanga has natural rock formations, dating back thousands of years ago that are very scenic. You cannot believe that there is such a place existing here in the Philippines. Before you can get to an island, you should first swim under the cave before you get inside the it. The beautiful corals that you would get to see will be a treat as you swim. It is worth the wait and effort. Take a moment, appreciate and take in the beauty that is Coron.






Taxi Boat

Travel Tips:
Accommodation: Busuanga Island Paradise, Coron Village Lodge, Coron Divers
Food: La Sirinetta, Trining Bacsa, Kawayanan Grill, Bistro Coron, KokosNussResort. Singapore Restaurant and Bar, Sea Dive Resort
Tourist Spots: Mt. Tapyas, Coron Sign, Mangroves, Island Hopping (Siete Pecados, Sangat, Malcapuya), Calauit Island, Twin Lagoon, Banol
Transportation: By Airplane via Cebu Pacific, PALExpress, Zest Air, Or SuperFerry
Budget Estimation: P7,000 to P15,000




Coron Ideal Itinerary for 4 Days and 3 nights 

DAY 1


Arrive Coron Check in Hotel

Coron Town Tour

Hike Mount Tapyas
Day 2


Island Hopping Tour

Siete Pecados

Kayagan Lake

Twin Lagoon

Barracuda Lake

Smith’s Point


Day 3


Calauit Island Wildlife Sanctuary


Day 4


Souvenir Hunting

Departure from Busuanga Airport

 Ideal Coron Itinerary in 3- 4 Days






















Coron Budget in 4 Days 3 Nights Per Person

Roundtrip Airfare ( Promo Fare)
P 1500
Hotel Accommodation
P 3000
Coron Town Tour
P   550
Island Hopping Tour
P   650
Mt Tapyas Hiking Tour
P       0
Calauit Safari Tour
P 2300
Food & Drinks
P 2000
Total Estimated Budget per Person
P10,000





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