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Itinerary & Expenses for Bolinao, Pangasinan Trip

Bolinao is a good destination for adventure seekers looking for a quick weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila.


Here is a breakdown of my expenses during my short weekend getaway to Bolinao:

Everything is in Philippine Peso

462 - Cubao to Bolinao bus fare one way
459 - Bolinao to Cubao bus fare one way
420 - Food and Drinks
700 - Tour around Bolinao (I split the payment with my friend)
780 - Accommodation (Shared with a friend)
150 - Enchanted Cave fee
70 - Rock View fee
50 - Bolinao Falls fee
20 - Parking fee for tricycle                                                           
3,111 - Total

You could easily go well below my expenses on your trip as there are plenty of cheaper accommodations and food in Bolinao. It is a very popular weekend and summer destination so it's not difficult to get cheaper everything.

Read my updated guide: budget and itinerary for Bolinao


Day 1

Departure to Bolinao
Bolinao Lighthouse
Rock Formations
Beach bum in Patar

Day 2

Enchanted Cave
Bolinao Falls
St. James Church
Departure to Cubao

It was a short weekend getaway, but fun nonetheless. You can switch up the places to fit your schedule. What you do and how long you stay will depend on what time you arrive as the bus ride takes around 7 hours one way.

How to Get to Bolinao

There are several buses from Cubao or Pasay to Bolinao or Alaminos, you have the option to ride a non-air con bus (the cheaper option) or air con bus for the trip. 


  1. Hi, did u had a guide for the tour?

  2. @Little Dreamer: driver ng tricycle :D

  3. Hello po do you have any contact number for tour guide po? thank you

  4. hi jenny, kalimutan ko na name niya, marami naman tricycle driver doon na gagawin mga tour :D pwede pagdating mo na lang sa bolinao saka ka kumuha have fun! :D

  5. Me bahay Kubo po ba dun n me higaan good for 4-5persons.? And magkano po kaya ung rate? Thanks

  6. @Crystal: alam ko meron at mura pa less than 1k sa pagkaalala ko, pero basic lang yun, pagdating niyo sa Bolinao madami kayo options wag ka magalala hehe enjoy!