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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Kalanggaman Island (Day Tour) Suggested Itinerary

Kalanggaman Island Suggested Itinerary (Day Tour)

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Assuming that you have already booked your the boat from the Palompon Eco-Tourism Office. Otherwise, you may want to contact them.

If you want to join / share your boat with other tourists, you can look for joiners in our forums page.

Day 1: Kalanggaman Island Tour


7:00am Arrival at Palompon Eco Tourism.
7:15am Registration (you will be introduced to your respective boats).
  • Boat & Permit Payments (See Prices).
  • Last minute food buying
    • Public market is very close to the tourism office. 
    • You can buy Roasted Chicken / Liempo or buy them raw (there are cooking areas in the island)
    • It is better if you bring your own food since there are no food shops in the island (there are occasional bbq & halo2x stands there.
    • If you have enough time, you can check out some of the restaurants in Palompon.
8:00am Boarding and short briefing about the island (do's & don'ts).
  • You will be given two (2) plastic bags (black - biodegradable, white -non-biodegradable)
8:10am Leave for Kalanggaman Island.
  • Sit back and relax.
  • Get your cameras ready as sometimes, there are dolphins present while on route to Kalanggaman Island.
  • Electronic gadgets may be placed in dry bags / plastic bags while on the boat due to occasional splashes.
9:00am Touchdown Kalanggaman Island
  • Crew from Kalanggaman Island will approach and ask for the permit. They will then find you a cottage. 
    • Small Cottae 
    • Large Cottage 
    • Chairs / Tables 
12:00nn Lunch
12:30pm - 3:30pm - OPEN
03:30pm Getting ready to head back to Palompon.
04:00pm Leave Kalanggaman Island
05:00pm Mainland Palompon

Notes:

  • NO electricity in Kalanggaman Island.
  • NO drinkable water in the island (only seawater).
  • Ask your pumpboat operators for fresh water.
  • Toilets are available around the Island.
  • There are grills in the island (you may bring your own charcoals).
  • No Littering. You are given 2 garbage bags for biodegradable & non-biodegradable. Practice a Leave No Trace Principle.
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