Monday, September 30, 2013

Island bumming: Enchanting Coron Palawan

Finally Coron trip! This 6 Days and 5 night was 11 months in the making lol. We booked our flight October 2012 for supposed to be Aug 19-24 2013 vacation but because of habagat in Manila the flight has been cancelled but we re-booked the tour by Sept 19-24, 2013.

Accomodation: Tameta Pension House
Room: 3 Pax Php1500 w/ private bathroom
website: www.tameta.ph
Feel like home, ate and kuyas are kind. We are lucky that tameta is just 15 minutes away from the market and food establishments. Lakad lang pwede na kaso dahil nung una di pa namen alam, ayan lagi tricycle. Minimum fare is Php 10. Breakfast meal is Php 150 must try thier Tapsilog.


Room is enough for 2-6 persons.

connecting bridge from 2nd flr and to pantry area



3rd flr Sala


View from 3rd flr


Tour: Coron Galeri
website: http://corongaleri.com.ph/
Click their site for more details. Ate rose is so mabait din because we are out of budget binigyan pa kami ng tip kung pano  makakamura sa Town tour. :) Coron town tour other option is to hire a tricycle Php 400 includes Mt. Tapyas, Maquinit hot spring, cashew store, souvenir shops. Additional Entrance fee in Maquinit Php150 each.

Originally we are 7 in this tour, unfortunately 4 back out. If you are in big group you may customize your tour and hire bangkero. You can contact kuya Dennisn 0929 359 6041, sya una namen contact na bankero kaso naging 3 nalang kami so mas ok ang corongaleri para majoin kami sa other groups.

Activities:
Day 1: PM Manila-Basuanga yey! finally! :)
(Jesper's IG: credits for the photos, Me and my friend Jesper)

Day 2: Town Tour
(Weeeee! 2nd day with MR. Mt Tapyas 700+ steps jelly legs -__- , Zipline located at Luwalhati park. PhP 500 with picture and food included, Maquinit Hot Spring a unique hotspring because it's a salty water came from active volcano, and its literally HOT.  Entrance fee is Php150.)

Day 3: Coron Island Tour

Day 4: Malcapuya, Bulog Dos and Banana Island Tour

Day 5: Free time
Day 6: Back to Manila -


Must try resto:

Sinugba sa Balay - The owner of resto is also the chef, she's very accomodating and suggest food for us, we tried buttered alimango in garlic sauce (ganun ata yun), Mongo, atchara and liempo, food are superb sa lahat ng nakainan eto ung lahat masarap! First time kong kumain ng crab na malaki talaga, sulit Php 250, 2 big crabs. :) oh they have ethnic performers every night starts 8PM.

Lolo Nonoy's - We have our lunch here and dinner, for budget consoius you may try this they have Php60-200 meals. We tried sisig, sinigang, lecheplan and menudo.

Big Mamas - this is a korean owned resto but most of the foods are pinoy, they have sinigang, sisig, seafood etc.

Centro Coron - the food is also good, we tried beef pares, grilled pork, inasal and breaded chicken. Your Php150 here super sulit ang laki at dami ng servings. :)))

Approximately our budget is less than 10k each.

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