5 Days 4 Nights Siargao Itinerary and Expenses

5 days 4 nights siargao itinerary and expenses

At last! Sharing to your our 5 Days 4 Nights Siargao Itinerary for my second time. During my stay in Cebu, a friend of mine invited me for a trip to Siargao. It happened on the 13th to 17th of May, 2018. I said yes for a cheap unplanned Siargao trip and did all the touristy stuff. It’s something I never did during the first trip. This time, I’m with my friend and her colleagues at work.

This time, I never did any research on things to do as there was an itinerary being prepared. The leader of the group had her contacts already. We had our accommodation as well. Everything was ready and all I needed is to experience and pay – hassle free.

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5 Days 4 Nights Siargao Itinerary and Expenses

The Cebu to Siargao Round Trip via Cebu Pacific plane ticket cost PHP 1,000. It was my first time to take the plane ride from Mactan Cebu Airport to Sayak Airport.

How Much Money to Bring in Siargao?

For 5 days to 7 days in Siargao, it is best to bring at least PHP 10,000. The ATM machine is in the municipality of Dapa so you need to go there via a motorbike or take a tricycle if you run out of cash.

1st Day of 5 days 4 nights Siargao Itinerary

5 days 4 nights siargao itinerary day 1

Day 1 Expenses:

You can take the van from Sayak Airport to your accommodation for PHP 200 or PHP 300.

Best to have a motorcycle driver (habal-habal) in contact to directly bring you to the tour immediately. A motorcycle ride with driver costs PHP 1,500 shared by two or three passengers. We were 5 people during this trip and hired 2 motorbikes.

Tayangban Cave Entrance Fee + Guide costs less than PHP 100.

Magpupungko Entrance Fee is PHP 50.

Lunch at Magpupungko Tidal is PHP 150 to PHP 200 each person.

Cloud 9 Surfing Tower has an entrance fee of PHP 50.

A tricycle ride or a motorbike ride from Point A to B is PHP 20.

Dinner at the market is at least PHP 100 per person.

If your accommodation has a kitchen, it is best to buy basic food ingredients at the market for your breakfast. We booked our accommodation through Airbnb.

Total Expenses: PHP 1120 – round off PHP 1,500

2nd Day of 5 days 4 nights Siargao Itinerary

5 days 4 nights siargao itinerary day 2

Day 2 Expenses:

Sohoton Cove + Tri-island hopping tour is best to take it as a group and join other groups to save money. We were like 7 people with other guests from Manila.

Bangka Rental for the island hopping tour – PHP 4,500 / 7 people

Pump Boat to Sohoton – PHP 500 / 7 people

Guide Fee – PHP 330 / 7 people

Docking Fee – PHP 100 / 7 people

Permit Fee – PHP 50 each

Entrance Fee Sohoton – PHP 25 each

Environmental Fee – PHP 25 each

Lifevest and Helmet rental – PHP 80 each

Crystal Cave Fee – PHP 20 each

Bolitas – PHP 20 each

Tiktikan Lake – PHP 20 each

Paddler – PHP 100 each

Lunch and Dinner estimate – PHP 500 each

Total Expenses: PHP 1615.71 – round off PHP 1700

3rd Day of 5 days 4 nights Siargao Itinerary

5 days 4 nights siargao itinerary day 3

Sugba Lagoon is also best to take it as a group. We were 5 people on the boat.

Bangka Fee – PHP 1600 / 5

SUP Board – PHP 500 / 5 whole day use

Entrance Fee – PHP 100 each

Snorkel Gear (optional) – PHP 200 or bring your own

Tables and Chairs (optional) – PHP 100 but we decided to eat our lunch on the boat

Lunch and Dinner Budget – PHP 500 each

Total Expenses: PHP 1020 – round off PHP 1100

4th Day of 5 days 4 nights Siargao Itinerary

5 days 4 nights siargao itinerary day 4

For my accommodation, I stayed at Moonlight Homestay for PHP 400 a night with free breakfast.

I rented a motorbike for PHP 500 good for the whole day.

Ate lunch at Kaizen Siargao for a budget of PHP 200 to 300.

Went to Dapa and looked for mango shake for PHP 50.

Had dinner in a barbeque place for PHP 200.

Nightlife at Rum Bar and paid PHP 100 for the drinks with the three guys from my hostel.

Total Expenses: PHP 1,550 or PHP 1600

5th Day of 5 days 4 nights Siargao Itinerary

5 days 4 nights siargao itinerary day 5

Getting drunk, not having enough sleep and catching a flight was the worst thing ever happened in my life. I tried my best not to throw up and fortunately, I never did. We went to Rum Bar with our own motorbikes together with the other three guys from my hostel.

Two of the motorbikes were left behind at Rum Bar as I and the Dutch guy were drunk. The Dutch guy was with the Filipino guy and I hitched a ride with the French guy.

A few hours later, the Filipino guy woke me up and helped me to get my motorbike back. I was able to return it where I rented from.

Book your van to Sayak Airport ahead of time, asked the staff or the hostel owner to book it for you. It’s PHP 300 for the van ride.

Total Expenses: PHP 300

And that’s how you spend your 5 Days 4 Nights Siargao Itinerary and Expenses.

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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.

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