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Travel Guide Budget and Itinerary for Siquijor

Siquijor has grown in popularity over the years. This comes as no surprise because the small island has beautiful beaches with cerulean waters, waterfalls, a laid back vibe and mystical charm. I enjoyed my few days stay here and would highly recommend it.


Read my budget and itinerary for Siquijor.

Places of Interest in Siquijor


There's plenty to see and do while exploring Siquijor, some of which include:

Cambugahay Falls
  • Capilay Hot Spring
  • Balete Tree
  • Salagdoong Beach
Salagdoong Beach
  • Paliton Beach
  • Lazi Church
  • St. Francis of Assisi Church and Bell Tower
  • Guiwanon Spring Park
  • Mt. Bandilaan
  • Faith Healing
  • Cantabon Cave




Getting Around Siquijor



It is convenient to explore Siquijor because of its size. You can rent a motorcycle for around P400-P500 for the day. Rent a tricycle with driver for up to P1500 (three passengers) to visit the province's attractions. If you're traveling in a large group of up to 15 people, you can hire a multi-cab for P1800 for the day.


How to Go to Siquijor



Siquijor doesn't have its own airport, the nearest one is in Dumaguete. There are plenty of flights from Manila to Dumaguete. Book your tickets weeks or months before your trip. You can go straight to Dumaguete Port from the airport. Hire a tricycle to take you directly for P100 one way. Alternatively, you can go to the main road and hail a jeep to the city for just P10. Once in the city, you can either walk to the port or board a tricycle.

There are ferries leaving Dumaguete Port from as early as 5:45 AM to 7:00 PM. Try to arrive early to get tickets. The ticket for the ferry costs P120 one way and takes around two hours one way. The fastcraft costs P210 and takes about an hour one way. There's also a P25 terminal fee.


Where to Stay in Siquijor



There are a number of resorts, hostels and guesthouses in Siquijor. You can find a good beach front property online. Better to book your accommodation before going.





Budget 3 Days 2 Nights Siquijor



*Everything's in Philippine Peso

300 - Transportation
210 - Fastcraft to Siquijor
120 - Ferry to Dumaguete
25 - Terminal fee Dumaguete Port
1500 - 2 nights accommodation (shared with at least one other person, total 3000 for the room)
1000 - Food and drinks
750 - Tricycle tour (shared with at least with one other person, total 1500 chartered tricycle)
7 - Cambugahay Falls fee
20 - Parking fee Cambugahay
40 - Parking fee Salagdoong
75 - Salagdoong Beach fee                     

4047 - Total for 3 days and 2 nights in Siquijor

*This is a rough budget for a trip to Siquijor for two. You can reduce your expenses depending on your interests and itinerary.


Itinerary for Siquijor



Day 1

Arrival at Dumaguete
Travel to port
Depart for Siquijor
Check in accommodation
Paliton Beach

Day 2

Whole day tour: Cambugahay Falls, Balete Tree, Lazi Church, Salagdoong Beach, St. Francis Assisi Church and Bell Tower, and others

Day 3

Check out accommodation
Depart for Dumaguete for flight back to Manila

*This is a rough itinerary, you can add and remove places depending on your interests and budget.




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