Saturday, March 25, 2017

Across Negros Occidental - Sipalay Day Tour

As mentioned in my previous post, Kuya Dado have arranged the Sipalay tour. He pulled off a group of joiners for this tour. My partner and I joined a group of friends (4 pax) and a solo traveller. Using tricycles, we visited item number 1-5 below. He also hired a boat for us for item number 6-7.

Places we visited:
1. Campoquino Bay
2. Campoquino Summit
3. Perth Paradise Resort
4. Matlag Cave
5. Tinagong Dagat
6. Anajuan Islets + Snorkeling
7. Punta Ballo Beach

Campoquino Bay
Summit with the view of Campoquino Bay
Perth Paradise Resort
Hanging Bridge

Tinagong Dagat

(c) Ives - Snorkeling 

Going back to Bacolod, I tried the Shuttle Van. From Lacson Street, I rode a jeepney (Bata-Libertad) to Go Hotels (I used Robinson Mall as landmark). Upon reaching hotel, I checked in, dropped my bags in the room, rest for a while and went out for dinner.

Day 2 Summary of Expenses:
Breakfast at La Veranda - P50
Campoquino Bay - entrance fee - P20
Perth Paradise Resort - entrance fee - P80
Perth Paradise Reosrt - swimming fee - P100
Matlag Cave - guide fee (P150/group) - P22
Matlag Cave - entrance fee - P30
Tinagong Dagat - entrance fee - P30
Lunch at Sipalay Public Market - P104
Boat Hire to Anajuan and Punta Ballo Beach (P1,200/boat) - P172
Fee to Bantay Dagat for snorkeling (should be P50 but we haggled since we're group) P43
Kuya Dado Fee (tricycle and tour guide) - P500
Accommodation at Bafe - P150
Shuttle Van to Bacolod - P250
Jeepney (Bata-Libertad) from Lacson Street to Go Hotels - P7
Go Hotels Accommodation (2 nights) - P771
Jeepney (Bata-Libertad) from Robinson's Mall to Jollibee - P7
Dinner at Jollibee and bought snacks at the convenient store - P119
Jeepney (Bata-Libertad) from Jollibee to Go Hotels - P7
Day 2 Total Expenses: P2,462

Kuya Dado - 0921-786-5615
Bafe Lodge - 0921-626-1389
Tinagong Dagat Island Resort - 0920-902-2300

*** I used "I/me" in this post for simplicity but I was with my partner during the whole trip. Any shared expenses is divided by 2 :)
**** all food expenses were shared expenses. In the summary of expenses, you may want to multiply the amount indicated by 2 to get the whole amount paid for food.


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    2. Hi Kat, sure. you can ask me through my FB account! Have a good day! :)

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