#iTravelROXSamar Doing a tree pose at the waterfalls 😊 during my #backpacking #trip in #Calbayog #Samar #Philippines #TarangbanFalls #waterfalls #chasingwaterfalls special thanks to S&R Bed and Breakfast at http://srbedbreakfast.blogspot.com and @eazytraveler for this shot. #yoga #yogapose #treePose #vriksasana #vriksasanaPose #asana #bikini #sexyback #bikinibabe #naturelover #nature
A few months ago, my sister went to Calbayog City, Samar for work while I was traveling somewhere just here in the Philippines. I told myself that someday I could visit this island but I had no idea what to do in Samar. Fortunately, last week I got a spontaneous trip invitation and the only requirement is to be an adventurous blogger.
How to get to Calbayog City, Samar?
There are three ways to reach Calbayog, Samar:
1. By airplane
You can fly to Calbayog from Manila through Philippine Airlines and from Cebu through Cebu Pacific launching on November 19, 2016.
2. By ship
From Cebu, you can take the Cokaliong Shipping Lines at 7 PM then you will arrive at Maguinoo Port in Calbayog the next day at 6 AM.
3. By bus or van
If you are from the neighboring provinces of Leyte which you can pass by the San Juanico Bridge, from Tacloban City, it will take 4 hours.
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Where to Stay in Calbayog, Samar?
Our excellent accommodation is at S&R Bed and Breakfast, a great little opulent Bed and Breakfast in Calbayog. They offer five (5) guest rooms which you can choose either Standard Room or Deluxe Room. Will do a separate blog post review of our stay.
Address: Brgy. San Policarpio (Ipao), Calbayog City, Philippines
Tel. No. (055) 533-9026
Mobile #: 09173110447
4 Days and 3 Nights Itinerary in Calbayog, Samar
7 PM Departure – Cokaliong Shipping Lines from Cebu City
6 AM Arrival at Maguinoo Port in Calbayog, Samar
6:30 AM Arrival at S&R Bed and Breakfast, getting breakfast
8 AM Going to Bangon Falls and Tarangban Falls
12 NN Lunch
2 PM Danao Cave
6 PM Dinner at S&R Bed and Breakfast
8 PM Sleep
7 AM Breakfast
8 AM Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Shrine and Malajog Beach
8:30 AM Plaza Ibarra de Calbayog
9 AM River Cruising at Jibatang River
10 AM Miraculous Hot Spring
11:30 AM Light Meal
12:00 NN Guinugo-an Cave
2 PM Back to Miraculous Hot Spring
3:30 PM River Cruising at Jibatang River back to mainland
4 PM Ping-Ping’s Tinapa
4:30 PM Late lunch or early dinner at Kamayan sa Karayman
6 PM Back at S&R Bed and Breakfast
8 PM Sleep
7 AM Breakfast
9 AM Calbayog City Tour includes:
Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral
Christ the King College
Samar Archaeological and Cultural Museum
12 NN Lunch at Su Chef
1 PM Calbayog Zipline and Malajog Ridge Nature Park (Opens every Saturday and Sunday from 8 AM to 3 PM)
4 PM Malajog Beach
5 PM Going to Maguinoo Port
7 PM Departure – Cokaliong Shipping Lines to Cebu City
Sir Joni Bonifacio, of Trexplore the Adventure, our guide for exploring caves in Calbayog, Samar
Edgar Alan Zeta-Yap, from eazytraveler.net for the invitation
Ailah Raz, for the warm welcome at S&R Bed and Breakfast
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Roxanne is an aspiring digital nomad. A virtual assistant since October 2009. She is a hobbyist blogger, photographer and travels a lot.