What to do in Siargao: Suggested Siargao Budget Itinerary

Below is the sample itinerary from our last trip to Siargao, for fellow adventurers who someday would like to visit the place. Hope it helps!


Day & Time Activity Est. Expenses
Fri 03 Aug Cebu to Siargao
09:15H-10:05H Mactan Cebu International Airport – Sayak Airport 200
Transpo from Sayak (airport) to General Luna 150 per head
Check in at Ocean 101 (600×3 nights)/2 persons 900
Island Tour SNORKELING & Island Hopping (Guyam, Daku and Naked Islands)
Get a boat for 1,500 Php (max 6 people) if you head down to General Luna pier 750
Lunch (Bread & Water) 30
Dinner at Ronaldo’s: 50
Sat 04 Aug
Surfing Lessons in Cloud 9 (P500 for surfing instructor + surfing board per hour) 2Hrs 1000
Sohoton Tour: Location: Socorro (Bucas Grande Island)
Rent pumpboat from General Luna to Sohoton – P4,000 (whole boat) island hopping tour of Bucas Grande P 4,000 / 5 = 800/head

PADDLE BOAT P500 per boat / group

TOUR GUIDE P330 per boat / group



6 php each
Points of Interest: Sohoton Cave, Lagoons & Jellyfish
Explore Sohoton Cave and learn about its biodiversity
Explore Lagoons – Free time for swimming
Jellyfish interaction
Bucas Grande Tour – Crystal cave, Buletas cave, Tiktikan lake
Dinner  at Ronaldo’s 75
OTHER OPTION Option A(Stay in Sohoton for overnight stay)Option B (Travel to Socorro to stay overnight)Boat for Siargao in next day is in Socorro so I think it’s convenient to head out there.

overnight stay in Socorro

Socorro Town Proper – Municipal Training Center (dorm type with shared room and bath for as low as 200 per night per pax)

Sea travel to Siargao Island ( P150 – P200 in 3 hrs )

Ready for early trip to Siargao the next day!

 Aug Countryside Tour: Inland Sights and Wonders 400
Sunday Mass at Del Carmen Church 6:30 am
Visit the plaza and municipal hall.
Hire a habal-habal for the Tour 800/2 = 400 per person
Magpopongko Natural lagoon, Taktak falls, Pansukian Resort and mangrove forest, and Tuason Pt.
Take a glance at Del Carmen’s more than 4,000 hectares of mangrove.
Rolling tour to San Benito and Santa Monica
Quick visit to Danjug Cave and a dip to Tak-tak Falls 15 entrance fee
Visit Pacifico Beach of San Isidro
Quick stop to Magpupungko of Pilar
Whole afternoon free time for activities: swim, relax, surf & sail
Dinner 50
Mon 06 Aug
Transpo from General Luna to Del Carmen (airport) 150
Airport terminal fee 10php
10:25 AM Depart Siargao Sayak Airport
11:15 AM Arrival at Mactan Cebu International Airport
TOTAL EXPENSES: 4,986php per person

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The above blog post is part of my surfing adventure series of posts in the Island of Siargao, the Philippines’ Surfing Capital that happened last August 2-6, 2012. | Wow! Siargao (Shar-gow): Three Islands HoppingSurfing at the Philippine’s Surfing Capital: Siargao IslandSiargao’s Enchanting Bucas Grande Sohoton Cave | Siargao Countryside Tour: Inland Sights and Wonders | What to do in Siargao: Suggested Siargao Budget Itinerary

8 thoughts on “What to do in Siargao: Suggested Siargao Budget Itinerary

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  4. Thanks for this info.. me and my friend are planning to go to siargao this july.. 🙂 davao is our hometown… so wel travel from davao to siargao.. 🙂

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