TRAVEL GUIDE: Kalanggaman and Cuatro Islas Itinerary in Tacloban City

I was with my officemates that became my friends, this was our first ever trip by air. Before the day of our travel, we make sure that all are well prepared from the travel essentials to the place where we'll stay and to the places that we will visit. 

Our 3 days’ vacation trip to Tacloban City

On our Day 1, we arrived at Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport at exactly 12:30 AM, from the airport we went to the jeepney terminal, Ooops! That time of our visit to Tacloban City the President of the Philippines is also there we even have a chance to take a photo of the presidential airplane. We took a jeepney ride going to our hotel (Go Hotels), from the airport we stopped in front of Natasha Building (8 pesos Jeepney Ride), then we cross the street and took a multi-cab ride going to our hotel (Go Hotels) which is beside the Robinsons Mall (7 pesos Multi Cab ride). At exactly 2:00 PM, we arrived at our hotel and went through the reception for check-in. Then we went to our room and place our things, after that we went to Robinson Mall and ate at Hukad restaurant. 

We finished our lunch at around 3:30 PM, then we went back to our hotel for freshening up. But because we are already late to our plan and the two places that we will visit that time are in different areas. We choose between San Juanico Bridge and MacArthur Landing Memorial Park. Guess what? We’ve decided to go to MacArthur Landing Memorial Park.

From our hotel, we took a multi-cab ride to Philippine Science High School (8 pesos multi-cab ride) then from PhilSci we took a tricycle to MacArthur Landing Memorial Park (10 pesos tricycle ride). That time, there is an ongoing mass for the victim of the typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).

After our visit to MacArthur Landing Memorial Park, we walked back to rotunda (PhilSci) instead of taking a tricycle ride. It was already 6:30 PM, then we all agreed to eat at Ayo Café for our dinner, from the rotunda to Ayo Café we rented a tricycle for 100 pesos that time no multi-cab passing by the area that will go to the place where Ayo Café is located. Then we went back to our hotel, took a multi-cab ride (8 pesos) from Ayo Café.

On our Day 2, our trip to Kalanggaman Island.

5:00 AM - Go Hotels to Tacloban Bus Terminal Abucay (18 Min.) - 300 pesos (Hotel Van)
5:30 AM - Tacloban Bus Terminal Abucay to Ormoc (2 hours 30 minutes) – 100 pesos (Bus)
8:00 AM – Ormoc Terminal to Palompon (1 hour 30 minutes) - 110 pesos (Van)
10:30 AM - Palompon to Kalanggaman Island (1 hour) – 3000 pesos (Boat) – that time we can’t join any group for a day tour, after an hour of waiting we decided to rent the boat.


150 Pesos / Head - Entrance
200 Pesos / Head - Boat
250 Pesos / Group - Cottage

3:00 PM - Kalanggaman Island to Palompon (1 hour)
4:30 PM – Palompon to Ormoc (1 hour and 30 minutes) – 110 pesos (Van)
6:00 PM – Ormoc to Tacloban (2 hours) – 120 pesos (Van)
8:00 PM – Go Hotels

Note: Please ask for the last trip of Van to Ormoc and to Tacloban.

Please call Eco - Tourism Office before visiting Kalanggaman to check if they can accommodate your group. Contact/s: 0926-816-4005 / 0995-983-9146

On our Day 3, our trip to Cuatro Islas in Inopacan and Hindang Leyte.

5:00 AM - Go Hotels to Downtown Vans (18 Min.) – 8 pesos (multi-cab)
6:00 AM - Downtown Vans to Inopacan Town Hall (3 hours)  - 170 pesos (Van)
9:00 AM - Inopacan to Cuatros Islas – 3000 pesos (boat) - 50 pesos entrance per island per group

Permits in one of the islands should be coordinated (Himokilan of Hindang Municipality), but still, we are able to visit 3 islands (Mahaba, Apid, Digyo of Inopacan Municipality).

5:00 PM - Cuatros Islas to Inopacan Leyte
6:00 PM - Inopacan to Tacloban Bus Terminal Abucay (3 Hours) – 170 pesos
9:00 PM - Go Hotels then we went to Café Z for our dinner.

Our contact - Kuya Loloy (09065004881) -

Note: Please ask for the last trip of Van to Tacloban.

The Philippines has a lot of beautiful places to visit, Choosing the best destination among these places, is no task, a lot of considerations should be met, once you get there it's really worthy. The place is really serene and pristine. Must visit.

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  2. Hi! I would like to if you where able to see accomotion in inopacan? I'm planning to go to cuatro islas.

  3. Hi, Mitchie. thanks for visiting my blog post, unfortunately i haven't tried to search for accomodation within innopacan because we've just booked for a day tour only, after our tour we went back to our hotel in tacloban at Go Hotels. if ever you will find just let me know by replying to this message so that my reader can see that also, have a wonderful trip to inopacan Mitchie ☺️

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