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It's More Fun in the Philippines, No.1 for Fun!




 

Planning a trip? Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part in planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into an unfamiliar places, people and culture is paramount.

Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.

It offers awesome tourist attractions, magnificent beaches, hot spring resorts, colorful festivals, hundreds of scenic spots and world-class hotels and facilities. Not to mention the tropical climate, the affordable prices as well as the friendly and hospitable, English-speaking people! You will be glad you came, and we’re sure, you WILL come back for more FUN in the Philippines!

 

 

GOING TO LEYTE

 

Photo from:  http://sltrippers.blogspot.com/2011/03/agas-agas-bridge.html

 

How to get there:

Leyte is accessible by air, land and sea. Tacloban City, the regional center is the transportation hub for both inter and intra regional tours. A traveller can traverse the Philippines, from up north (Manila) to Leyte, down south to Mindanao, through the Philippine-Japan Friendship Highway. Fast sea-crafts (SuperCat) ply the Cebu-Ormoc City route daily. The Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific Air service the Manila-Tacloban City and Cebu-Tacloban City routes, with a number of Boeing and Airbus aircraft flights daily.

Manila to Tacloban by Plane:

Flight Schedule from Manila -Tacloban and Tacloban- Manila (Daily)

Philippine Airline Manila to Tacloban:
4:55 AM; 7:45 AM; 1:45PM; 3:55 PM

Cebu Pacific Manila to Tacloban:
4:55 AM; 10:35AM; 3:40PM

Zest Air Manila – Tacloban Daily:
4:00 AM and 5:55AM

Manila to Tacloban by Bus:

From Pasay Bus Terminal, and Cubao (Farmers) Bus Station, take Buses that go to Tacloban. The fare is P700.00 for air-conditioned and P600.00 for non air-con, inclusive of ferry ticket). Price quoted is off peak season. During Christmas, Holy Week and All Saints Day fare can increase by 50%.

Read More:  http://leytetravel.com/

 

Photo from:  http://www.airbus.com/galleries/photo-gallery/photo-browse/1/#open=galleries/photo-gallery/dg/idp/20566-a330-300-cebu-pacific/

 

You can get to Leyte by air via Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Airlines. There are 3 daily flights from Manila to Tacloban. You can also get there from Cebu via Air Philippines and other small planes, which travel to Tacloban daily. If you plan to travel by ferry, you can take Sulpicio Lines which has a Manila-Tacloban route 3X weekly. From Cebu, you can also take the fast crafts such as the Supercat and Oceanjet which have about 3 trips to Ormoc daily, and from there, you can take a V-hire (vans for hire) to Tacloban which will take about 2 hours. You can also get there by land with bus liners such as Philtranco which travels to Tacloban from Manila, and they also have bus trips around Samar and Leyte.

From Samar, you can take the scenic route via San Juanico Bridge by means of a bus or the local jeepney.  Read More:  http://tourism-philippines.com/leyte/

 

Photo from:  http://my-philtranco.blogspot.com/2009/05/my-philtranco.html

 

To reach Southern Leyte, there are several modes of transportation. One can book a flight with Philippine Airlines or Cebu Pacific from Manila to Tacloban and then to Hinunangan on an FX van. Air-conditioned buses from Pasay or Cubao proceeds directly to Hinunangan.

How to get to Leyte by Land

The current road network that crisscross Southern Leyte involves major arteries that connects Leyte via two main outlets – the Maasin-Mahaplag-Baybay on the Western region and the Mahaplag-Sahod on the central region through the Maharlika Highway.  Read More:  http://leyte.islandsphilippines.com/leyte_how_to_get_to.php

 

Photo from:  http://faq.ph/how-to-go-to-kalanggaman-island-palompon-leyte/

 

Air

The best way to go to Leyte is by air. The main jump-off point is the airport in San Jose, Tacloban City. The airport operates everyday and holds three different airline companies — Cebu Pacific, Philippine Airlines and AirAsia. The flights are mostly going to either Manila or Cebu. Travel time usually takes about an hour to and from Manila and roughly 45 minutes to and from Cebu.

Sea

Correct me if I’m wrong, but as of now, the best seaport in Leyte is the one in Ormoc City. Most of the people coming from other parts of the country especially from Cebu by boat would dock in Ormoc, which is one of the cities in Leyte.

Land

Leyte is actually a big island. While it is possible to go there by car, you will have to cross the sea if you are coming in from other islands in the Philippines.

Read More: https://www.tripzilla.ph/simple-travel-guide-leyte-need-know-trip/1300

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

The Largest Naval Battle in History Took Place in Leyte

How To Get To Leyte

Popular Places to Visit in Leyte

Colorful Festivals to Watch in Leyte

Having a Fun Time in Leyte

Leyte Photo Gallery

Leyte Video Collection

 

 

 

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