Balabac Group of Islands, Palawan | 5D4N for 10,000 PHP Budget

BALABAC GROUP OF ISLANDS, PALAWAN

(10,000 budget for 5 days)

Contributed by: Rose Ann de Guzman

This unspoiled place is worth to visit.

HOW TO GET TO BALABAC:

1. From Puerto Princesa town proper to North terminal via tricycle
2. Ride a shuttle van (4-5 hrs)or bus (7-8 hrs) going to Riotuba 
3. Aboard passengers boat to Balabac (4-5 hrs)

EXPENSES for 5 days:

-100 tricycle from PPS town proper to North Terminal Balabac
-350 shuttle van from North Terminal to Riotuba via van (sorry don’t know how much will it cost via bus )
-400 passengers boat from Riotuba to Balabac (theres only 1 trip everyday, better go there early like 7 AM)

WHERE TO STAY IN RIOTUBA:

-Pring Pension House 
+639189098594
Php 300 fan
Php 700 AC

BALABAC TOUR:

-Kap Andong 
+639182482366
Php 7,500 group tour/joiner
Php 10,000 solo traveler
Inclusion: Balabac
3 days and 2 nights Island tour
Food (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Accommodation (tent/hammock)

THINGS TO NOTE:

a. You can see an Eagle up close.
b. Electricity in Balabac is from 2 PM-6AM.
c. Call and text are available but internet connection is intermittent.
d. Put lots of sunblock/sunscreen.
e. Bring a waterproof bag for your gadget/s
f. No ATM or bank Riotuba or Riotuba Balabac
g. Expect 1 day going to Balabac and another 1 day going back to Puerto Princesa
h. Bring sunglasses to protect your eyes.
i. I visited this wonderful island just right after typhoon Vinta so I thought that some islands will be ruined. Just check it for you to find out.

 

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