All in Itinerary and quote for 2 pax.
Tested by Miss Barney of Pampanga.
This is an itinerary, that involves greater stamina and endurance by guests involving lesser time for rest. This will work if the guest is aware of his/her time always.
Thursday will be your travel day.. Autobus Tell # 493 – 411
C.P. # 0921-2685526 reserving seats from manila
C.p. # 0926-7301931 when reserving seats banaue to manila
10:00 pm – departure – Manila to Banaue
400 pesos – fare
10 pesos, tricycle going to the jeepney terminal..
F. Cayco (formerly Isabel st.) corner S.H. Loyola Sampaloc – Terminal address
9 hours – travel time
Friday (day 1)
7:30 am ETA Banaue
8:30 am – departure of regular jeepneys to Bontoc.. (Fare = 150) (3 hours travel)
*note: it won’t hurt if you ask the driver to stop at some spots overlooking the rice terraces of Banaue
11:00 am ETA Bontoc. (The Banaue jeepney can drop you off at the Sagada Jeepney area).
*note, to make more things interesting, if you have enough time when you are at the jeepney terminal to Sagada, ask the drivers what vehicle will be traveling around 12 noon. Leave your bags there and hire a tricycle to take you to the BONTOC MUSEUM.(50 per person entrance fee) . it is one of the best ethnological museums in the North. “pero pag wala time, wag nah.. malapit lang kase ung museum na un.. “Don’t forget to tell the driver you will be going there ha”.
12:00 pm – Jeepney travel the Shangri-La Town of the Philippines. (SAGADA yun syempre) (Fare = 50) (45 minutes travel) by the way, the jeepney can drop you of to your lodge
1::00 pm - Arrival in SAGADA. (you will know you are in Sagada if it gets really cold)
1:30 pm – unwind for a while, then have your late lunch (1) (quick lunch ha)
2:30 pm - tour agad.. first stop would be
ECHO VALLEY – try asking the guide kung aabot pa kayo sa deadline ng Spelunking.
5 Pm.. Kung di kayo aabot, wag na kayo tumuloy sa Underground river at Bokong. Not that exciting din mga un.. (guide fee = 400 if natuloy ung under ground. 200 lang kung echo valley lang) Go to Log Cabin and Book your Buffet for Saturday.
4:59 pm. SPELUNKING nah… (guide fee = 800(cave connection)) get ready for the best adventure in your lives.. But before you get to excited. (it would be good if you get yourselves a couple of chocolate bars for energizers and all) and the most important thing, my estimate of time you will be coming out of the cave is around 10:30 pm so what you do is tell the owner to prepare your dinner(2) atleast by 11:00 pm.. hehehehehe.. syempre, pa order kayo.. im sure they wont mind.. They understand.
Im sure, by that time, you are feeling exhausted, hungry, at body pains (NOT!!...) hehehehe.. bukas pa un.. nyahahaha. Kaya dala kayo ng pain reliever, kase mahabahabang lakaran bukas…wahehehehe..
SATURDAY (day 2) (night 1 = 250)
7:00 Wake up call.. (mahirap bumangon ng ganung kaaga especially sa Sagada.. kase malamig pero pilitin nyo paren….
7:30 BREAKFAST(3) (try nyo sa Bilig Café or Shamrock Café, sa baba un ng Municipal hall.. But if tinamad kayo na mag lakad pahh. Sa may Lodging nalang kayo Kumain ng Breakfast nyo..
9:00 am tour time..
BOMOD-OK FALLS (guide fee = 600, vehicle hire = 800)
*note: dito, kahit may sasakyan kayo, you will still need to walk ng around 1kms more to reach the falls, but before that may babayaran kayo na 10 pesos per head lang naman para sa toll fee (used for improvement sa pathway na dinadaanan nyo)
12:00 noon LUNCH(4) (kain kain ng konte if ever para pa gutom kayo for the buffet.. para naman sulitin nyo yung buffet na un.. hehehhehehe..)
2:30 pm or earlier, Mount Ampacao Trek.(guide fee = 600) . lakad lakaran nalang.. hehehehe… request your guide na dalhin nya Itak nya pang kuha ng Walking stick on the way…
“you will be hiking going to the Old village then to Mount Ampacao then from there, to lake DANUM.. You will arrive there around 5:30 pm, pero just have a glimpse of the SunSet then proceed directly home para abutan nyo ung 7:00 pm na buffet. Strict un ha. .DINNER(5) .(buffet = 390 per person)
. kaya kailangan.. tell your guide na abutan nyo 7:00 pm
Sunday (day 3)(night 2 = 250)
Against all the odds. Puyat kayo, im sure, as in sure na talagang puyat kayo.. bangon paren kayo ng maaga. As in.. nyahahahaha…
4:30 AM (ouch)
KILTEPAN view and Sunrise Spotting. (guide fee = 200) Na kayo. after that, (incase, di pa bumabangon jeff, call his phone.. wahahahaha…
Orange picking sa Rock Farm. (50/kilo)
Breakfast(6) din kayo dun, masarap din kumain dun…. breakfast meals are around 120 pesos to 140.. (it won’t hurt much if you treat your guide for a Breakfast) hehehehe…
1 pm. – departure for Baguio.. (Lizardo bus fare – 240 pesos)
Remember, it’s best if you be at the terminal by 12 – 12:30 pm
You can have lunch din sa masferre para malapit sa may terminal if you feel hungry.
After all the calculations here are the figures…
400 - Manila – Banaue bus fare (atleast +100 pang taxi to sampaloc.. hehehe)
150 – Banaue – Bontoc jeepney fare
50 – Bontoc – Sagada jeepney fare
240 – Sagada – Baguio bus fare
500 – Baguio – Manila (estimate to ha, added narin taxi)
= 1,340 or 1,500 nalang…
Lodging: 2 nights lang
600 = 300 x 2 nights
6 meals estimate.
200 pesos estimate of spending per person per meal
= 1000 or 1,500 nalang expanded..
50 - Tour to Bontoc museum
20 - Sagada environmental fee
400 – Echo Valley, underground river, Bokong falls
800 – Spelunking or Caving (cave connection
600 – Bomod-ok Falls
20 - Toll fee @ fedilisan
800 – Vehicle hire to Bomod-ok Falls
600 – Mount Ampacao
200 – Kiltepan
= 3,490 or 3,500 nalang.. * note this will be paid by your group, not individual
Ang di pa naka include sa budget ay:
pang buy ng orange
inumin pang bonfire. Hehehe
5,350 and damage nyo dyan per person… (Don’t you worry, every bit of your money is nothing compared to what you will experience in Sagada) “It’s a whole new world waiting for you there.
Basing on the itinerary, how much would you spend if you’re alone?
3 pax = 4,900
4 pax = 4, 700
5 pax = 4, 600
6 pax = 4, 500