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4D/3N Davao: Actual Itinerary and Summary of Expenses

Day1: Oct.14 Activities Expenses per head
5am-6:45am MNL to DAVAO
6:45am-7:15am Davao to Sasa wharf taxi to wharf (Php100) 33
7:15am-7:45am Sasa Wharf to Babak ferry 10
7:45am-10 Babak to Kaputian tricycle (Php250) 83
10:00 Captain Hook’s Red Parrot Inn accommodation 534
10-11:30 lunch 205
11:30-1:30pm Talicud Island Hopping package tour (1800/boat) 600
1:30-3pm Kaputian Beach Resort Kaputian Beach Resort Entrance Fee 15
3pm onwards FREE TIME dinner at nearby carienderia 40
Subtotal 1520
Day2: Oct.15 Activities Expenses per head
7:30am Check out Captain Hook’s Inn breakfast 0
9am-1:30pm Pearl Farm ride to Pearl Farm (Php1k for the day) 334
Day Tour + Lunch 1800
1:30-2:30pm Giant Clam Kuya Robert (1k/boat) 334
Environmental fee 75
2:30-3pm Samal Island Huts (SIH) accommodation w/bfast 767
4pm FREE TIME early dinner 85
Subtotal 3395
Day3: Oct.16 Activities Expenses per head
8am Breakfast at Samal island Huts
9:30am check out SIH trike to Babak wharf 20
9:45-10am Babak Wharf to Sasa Wharf ferry 10
10-10:45am Sasa Wharf to Domicilio/Lachi’s cab from wharf to Lachi’s (Php160) 53
10:45am Lachi’s lunch 210
trike from Lachi’s to Blugre Café (Php30) 10
12noon  Blugre Coffee durian coffee 150
Aldevinco jeep from Blugre to Aldevinco 8
Bangkerohan jeep fromAldevinco to Bangkerohan 8
souvenirs 390
3pm Domicilio Lorenzo cab from Bangkerohan to Domicilio (Php70) 23
accommodation 600
dinner 125
Subtotal 1607
Day4: Oct.17 Activities Expenses per head
 9am Breakfast at TAPS breakfast 90
10am leave for airport fare to airport via bus 15
11am DVO – MNL 1:20pm lunch 80
3:00 PM MNL terminal fee at Davao 200
Subtotal 385

Grand Total: Php6,907 + airfare Php1,603.8 = Php8,510.8 (inclusive of all fares, meals, and souvenirs/pasalubong)

TIPS to make your Davao adventure cheaper AKA lessons from the trip:

1. Make use of Pearl Farm’s package tour. We didn’t, so we had to rent out the trike. Pearl Farm’s package tour includes a roundtrip ferry to and from Sta. Ana wharf.

2. There are few food choices in Kaputian. You may opt to bring your own food and have the staff where you’re staying cook it for you at minimal fee or scout for nearby carinderias. We were too tired and hungry when we arrived at Red Parrot Inn so we ended up having a meal worth more than Php600!

3. I thought staying in different hotels would’ve saved us travel time. Maybe it did but it also cost us. A  better itinerary would’ve been:

Day1: Davao City Tour (find an accommodation near the wharfs)

Day2: Pearl Farm, GIant Clams (after arriving at Pearl Farm, have your contact for the Giant Clam meet you at the back door of Pearl Farm; go to the Giant Clams first so it is still low tide then just get back to Pearl Farm and enjoy it the rest of the day)

Day3: Samal island Tour (from farthest to nearest from Babak wharf) – Talicud Island, Kaputian Beach, Hagimit, Monfort Bat Cave, Vanishing Island

 

Contact numbers:

tricycle driver, Kuya Jason – 09129276559

Giant Clam, Kuya Robert – 09496579661

 

Other Davao Posts:

Davao Planned itinerary

Day 1: Talicud Tour at Samal

Day 2: Pearl Farm and Giant Clams

Day 3: Food Trip

Day 4: Back to MNL

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Davao Day 3: Food Trip

We dropped all our planned activities for today and went straight to the city after our free breakfast at Samal Island Huts.

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How to go to Davao city from Samal island:

1. take a trike to Babak wharf

2. Ride a ferry from Babak wharf to Sasa wharf

3. take a cab from Sasa wharf to anywhere you need to be at Davao city

Lachi’s

In our case, we went straight to Lachi’s for our delicious lunch. We tried their durian cheesecake and durian sansrival (Php75). Prices are affordable and food was delicious!

Then we took a trike from Lachi’s to Blugre Cafe and drank our durian coffee (Php150).

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Aldevinco and Bangkerohan

Then we went to Aldevinco and Bangkerohan for our pasalubong shopping. We took a jeep from Blugre Cafe to Aldevinco. We didn’t like to buy shawls or malongs so we decided to go to Bangkerohan instead. We rode a jeep to Bangkerohan from Aldevinco. Bangkerohan is like a market so stuff are cheap. We brought all our pasalubongs (durian – Php40/kilo; durian candies – Php100/6packs) there.

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Accommodation: Domicilio Lorenzo

We were all sweaty and tired after buying pasalubong from Bangkerohan. We took a cab from there to Domicilio Lorenzo. It was creepily quiet there. The place looks too homey but was like a museum too. We enjoyed the pool there too. It was raining quite hard so we asked the staff to order our dinner from Jollibee and ate in our room. We prepared our stuff for tomorrow’s check out then went to sleep.

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Other Davao Posts:

Davao Planned itinerary

Day 1: Talicud Tour at Samal

Day 2: Pearl Farm and Giant Clams

Day 4: Back to MNL

Actual Itinerary and Summary of Expenses

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