BUCAS GRANDE 4-DAYS, 3-NIGHTS TOUR

Enjoy The Bucas Grande Island Attractions From Ridge To Reef
DESTINATION PACKAGE DETAILS

Sohoton Bay Attractions, Seaside Waterfalls
Plus 360-Degree View of Bucas Grande Land/Seascapes

TOUR DESCRIPTION

This tour package is intended for visitors who have the luxury of time like you, so you can fully savor the beauty, from ridge to reef, of Bucas Grande Island. It includes four (4) days and three (3) nights of full island life experience.

The guests shall stay for two (2) nights at the Sohoton Bay Resort with the sand at its beach front comparable, if not finer, than that of the popular Boracay Island. It is owned and managed by the Island Vacation Travel and Tours situated at the powdery-white Puting Bato Beach within the vicinity of the Sohoton Cove. Modesty aside, the resort is the first of its kind in the entire Sohoton Bay area having a strong cellular signal and excellent globe mobile internet connectivity. You shall know more about the details of the Sohoton Bay Resort by clicking HERE.

On the third night, guests shall be billeted at the upland Grande Eco-Park Resort in Barangay Del Pilar near the Kapihan Nature and Adventure Park (KNAP).

The morning of the first day of the travel itinerary is devoted for travel time from any city of origin within the country to the Sohoton Bay Resort within the Sohoton Bay Area in Bucas Grande Island, Socorro, Surigao del Norte, Philippines.In the afternoon of the same day and in the morning of the ensuing day, you shall savor the beauty of the world-famous Sohoton Cove, a secluded place in the southeastern coast of Bucas Grande Island, dubbed by local and foreign tourists as “El Nido, Coron and Underground River in Palawan combined.” The Tour Manager shall see to it that the visitors can have first-hand encounter and enjoy the exhilarating experience while in the cove as they go swimming at the Hagukan Cave; enjoy rock climbing and adventure diving at Magkukuob Cave; go boating and have an encounter with the non-stingy Jellyfish; have delight in the serenity of the Tiktikan Lagoon and have fun caving at the Bolitas and Crystal/Tundan Caves.

By the afternoon of the second day, you shall be ushered for plunge pool swimming at the seaside Magkahuyog Falls or the Kanlanuk Falls located in the western part of Bucas Grande Island.

Kanlanuk Falls
The dainty but attractive Kanlanuk Falls- a favorite haven for waterfalls revelers especially during hot summer months.

On the third day, you shall have a walk through of the 1924 Colorum Uprising in Bucas Grande when the islanders decided to fight against the government under the American Regime and visit the battle site and soldiers shrine in Barangay Pamosaingan. Thereafter, you shall be ushered to the Kapihan Nature and Adventure Park (KNAP) which is the highest peak of Bucas Grande Island and enjoy the 360-degree view of the surrounding land/seascapes, do wire flying and experience sunset watching. Capping the day would be the natural pool swimming at the Grande Eco-Park Resort.

Before you shall travel back home on the 4th day, you shall visit the Socorro Public Swimming Pool at Sitio Tugop in Barangay Taruc, have a walk through of the 30-day Annual Bayanihan Tradition widely practiced by the Bucas Grande Islanders until nowadays and enjoy beach basking at the Puyangi White Beach situated 1.2 kilometers from the Socorro town center.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION:

Hayanggabon Port, Claver, Surigao del Norte, Philippines

DEPARTURE TIME:

Please arrive at least 11:00 AM for a prompt departure for the Sohoton Bay Resort.

TOUR OPTIONS

Option 1: Guests availing of land transportation service in mini-coach (Toyota Hi-Ace Commuter Type Van) from the airport or city of origin (Davao City, Cagayan de Oro City, Butuan City and Surigao City) to Hayanggabon Port, Claver, Surigao del Norte, Philippines and vice versa;

Option 2: Guests who are commuting or bringing their own vehicle/s at the Hayanggabon Port, Claver, Surigao del Norte, Philippines.

TOUR INCLUSIONS

A. FOR OPTION 1 GUESTS:

1. Land Transportation.

B. FOR BOTH OPTION 1 & 2 GUESTS:

1. For guests coming from Cebu or Manila, van transfer from Butuan City Airport to Hayanggabon Port;

2. Special boat transfer from Hayangabon Port in Claver, Surigao del Norte to Sohoton Bay Resort; to Sohoton Cove, Magkahuyog or Kanlanuk Falls; to Pamosaingan and Socorro Ports and back to Hayanggabon Port. Tour guide shall meet the guests at Hayangabon Port;

3. Two (2) nights air-conditioned room accommodation at the Sohoton Bay Resort within the vicinity of the Sohoton Cove with private, spacious Comfort Rooms having elegant toilet and bath facilities;

4. One (1) night air-conditioned room accommodation at the Grande Eco-Park Resort near the Kapihan Nature and Adventure Park (KNAP);

5. Motorized and non-motorized boat for island hopping;

6. Sea foods-based meals (Day 1: Lunch and Dinner; Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; Day 3: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; Day 4: Breakfast and Lunch);

7. Morning and afternoon snacks for the whole tour duration;

8. Professional Guide;

9. Applicable Entrance/Environmental/Tour Guide Fees and other charges;

10. Travel Insurance (Optional).

TOUR EXCLUSIONS

1. Airfare;
2. For Option 2 Guests: Land Transportation;
3. Guide Gratuity (Optional).

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If, for any reason, you are still wondering whether visiting Bucas Grande Island is worth the money, efforts and time, please check on the compelling grounds to spend your island vacation in the place by clicking HERE.

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: TRANSPORTATION AND SOHOTON ECO-ADVENTURE TOUR(PART 1)

9:00 AM- 12:00 Noon: Departure

Departure time from airport of entry to the Hayanggabon Port in Claver, Surigao del Norte, Philippines.

  • 9:00 AM or earlier: Departure from Butuan City (Minimum of 2.5 hours travel by private vehicle);
  • 12:00 Noon or earlier: Departure from Surigao City (Minimum of 1.5 hours travel by private vehicle).
11:00 AM (For Guests travelling by air via Butuan Airport): Arrival at Hayanggabon Port. Note: Guests travelling by air via Surigao Airport shall arrive at Hayanggabon Port at 3:00 PM, hence, with separate and distinct itinerary.
11:01- 11:45 AM: Motorized Boat travel to Sohoton Bay Resort
11:46 AM - 1:00 PM: Billeting and Lunch at the Sohoton Bay Resort
1:01 - 1:15 AM: Travel to Sohoton Tourist Assistance Center
1:16 - 1:45 PM: Sohoton Tourist Assistance Center
Registration and Orientation.
1:46-4:15 PM: Sohoton Eco-Adventure Tour (Part 1)
Ride pump boat and pass through the Sohoton Cave, a 40-meter entrance to the 60-hectare Sohoton Cove. While inside the cove, admire the sight of the seven group of islets of almost identical size resembling that of floating dish gardens adorned alongside azure waterways. Enjoy the spectacular, scenic and sometimes colorful rock formations carved through weathering and erosion that sculpted the lime stones into magnificent forms. Experience swimming at the luminous green waters inside the Hagukan (Snoring) Cave and enjoy rock climbing and cliff jumping at the Magkukuob (Bending) Cave. Swim and mingle with the smack of Spotted Jelly or Lagoon Jelly (Mastigias papua) whose stings are too mild to feel, hence, often referred to as non-stinging jellyfish.
4:16-4:45 PM: Travel to Sohoton Bay Resort
4:46-6:00 PM: Powdery white beach basking and languorous swimming at the Puting Bato Beach fronting the Sohoton Bay Resort
6:01 PM - Onward- Dinner, Team Building Activities and Videoke Challenge at the Sohoton Bay Resort

DAY 2: SOHOTON ECO-ADVENTURE TOUR (PART 2) & SEASIDE FALLS TOUR

7:00 – 8:00 AM: Breakfast at the Sohoton Bay Resort
8:01 – 8:15 AM: Travel to Tiktikan Lagoon
8:16 - 10:15 AM: Sohoton Eco-Adventure Tour (Part 2)
Enjoy boating and tightrope challenge at Tiktikan Lagoon and experience the underground world while caving at Crystal, Tundan and Bolitas Caves.
11:46 AM -12:00 Noon: Travel back to Sohoton Bay Resort
12:01 -1:00 PM: Lunch at the Sohoton Bay Resort
1:01 - 1:45 PM- Travel to Magkahuyog or Kanlanuk Falls
1:46 - 3:45 PM- Magkahuyog or Kanlanuk Falls
Plunge Pool Swimming.
3:46 - 4:30 PM- Travel back to Sohoton Bay Resort
4:31 PM Onward- Beach Basking, Dinner, Videoke Challenge, overnight stay at Sohoton Bay Resort

DAY 3: BUCAS GRANDE UPLAND TOUR

6:30 – 7:30 AM: Breakfast at the Sohoton Bay Resort
7:31 – 8:15 AM: Travel to Barangay Pamosaingan
8:16 - 10:45 AM: Barangay Pamosaingan
Walk Through of the 1924 Colorum Uprising: A visit to the battle site and the Soldiers' Shrine.
10:46 - 1:30 AM- Travel to Grande Eco-Park Resort
11:31 AM – 1:00 PM: Billeting and Poolside Lunch at the Grande Eco-Park Resort
1:01-1:30 PM: Travel to Kapihan Nature and Adventure Park
1:31 - 5:30 PM: Kapihan Nature and Adventure Park (KNAP)
360-degree viewing of surrounding land/seascape, zipline riding (optional), sunset watching.
4:31-6:00 PM: Travel back to Grande Eco-Park Resort
6:01 PM - Onward- Pool swimming, Dinner and overnight stay at the Grande Eco-Park Resort

DAY 4: HOMEWARD BOUND

07:00 - 8:00 AM: Poolside Breakfast at the Grande Eco-Park Resort
8:00 – 9:00 AM: Check-out and travel to Sito Tugop, Barangay Taruc
9:01 - 10:00 AM: Socorro Public Swimming Pool
Walk Through of the 30-Day Annual Bayanihan Tradition.
10:01 – 10:30 AM: Travel to Sito Puyangi, Barangay Taruc
10:31 AM - 12:30 PM: Puyangi White Beach
Beach Basking, Lunch.
12:31 – 1:00 PM: Travel to Socorro Municipal Feeder Port
1:01 – 2:30 PM: Travel to Hayanggabon Port
2:31 - 5:30 PM: Travel to Butuan Airport
5:31 - 08:19 PM: Airport check-in; Boarding Time
08:20 - 09:50 PM: Travel to Ninoy Aquino International Airport via the Cebu Pacific Air.
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PRICING PACKAGE VARIANTS

Choose The Option That Best Suits Your Needs
And Desired Experiences

OPTION 1

Tour Rate: "Depends on the number of guests in a group."
Pick-Up/Drop-Off Point:"City/Airport of Origin in Mindanao."
Transportation: "Van + Boat"

OPTION 2

Tour Rate: "Depends on the number of guests in a group."
Pick-Up/Drop-Off Point:"Hayanggabon Port, Claver, Surigao del Norte."
Transportation: "Boat"