Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Various Forms of Land Transportation for Tourists in the Philippines

In my seven (7) years of traveling around the Philippines, I cannot help but notice the different and unique modes of transportation.  This is the reason why I made this blog. And again, I am sharing it to you =))

Oriental Mindoro
  (They use over-size jeepneys here beacuse of the cargoes and the rugged terrain in Mindoro.)

Region VIII (Southern Leyte, Samar, Northern Samar, Biliran etc.)

Van transer is the main mode of transportation (e.g. Van-Van's, Grand Tours, Adeross)

Ormoc City
A ford-fiera type of vehicle.

Balangiga, Samar

They use pedicabs in the streets of the cities in Region VIII.

Naval, Biliran

Corregidor, Bataan

You will enjoy this one! =)

Tour in Corregidor is made using this vehicle.


There so many modes of transportation in Manila such as "padyak", taxi, fx, lrt, and jeepney.  This one is the PNR.

Taal Crater, Batangas

Horse-back riding is familiar in Tagaytay and Isabela.

There are so many things you will love about Batanes. Aside from the zero rate in crimes, transportation using bicyles is popular in  Batanes. Clean air in Batanes!

Vigan, Ilocos Sur

Kalesa ride is offered not only in Vigan but also in Luneta, Manila and in Intramuros, Manila.

Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas

Jeepneys are everywhere in Batangas.

Mt. Makiling, Laguna

Aside form trekking and climbing, mountain biking  is very popular in Mt. Makiling 

Paoay sand dunes, Ilocos Norte

Lanao Del Norte, Mindanao

Bus is the main mode of transportation in Mindanao.

Silay City, Negros Oriental

This use to to be the old way of tranport in Silay City. Horse-drawn carriages.

Subic Freeport

    Zoobic Safari Ride

Villa Escudero, Quezon

A  carabao pulls this carriage for tourists.


While going to a remote area in Isabela, I asked the farmers if I could hitch a ride.



Zamboanguita, Negros Oriental

Surigao Del Sur

various parts of Mindanao (Skylab)

Habal-Habal  (Visayas and Mindanao)

Boracay, Aklan

Canlaon, Negros Oriental


Mt. Pinatubo, Capas, Tarlac

Enjoy the 4x4 ride in Mt. Pinatubo!


Antulang Beach, Negros Oriental

Cagayan De Oro (River rafting)



Dahilayan Adventure Park, Bukidnon

Baluarte, Ilocos Norte

Mt. Mayon

ATV ride in Mt. Mayon

Benguet Mining

Sagada, Mountain Province

Clark Airfield, Pampanga

Batangas City

Banaue Rice Terraces

Naga City

Dos Palmas Resort, Palawan

Sagada Town Proper, Mountain Province

        Baler, Aurora

Datu Sinsuat Odin, Maguindanao

Cotabato City,  Pagadian City, South Cotabato, Sarangani, General Santos City, Sultan Kudarat

Pagadian City, Zamboanga Del Sur

Cotabato City  


 In remote areas in the Philippines. It is rather "Slow But Sure"

It's More Fun in the Philippines! =) 

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Related article -
tricycles - http://junvillegas.blogspot.com/2012/12/designs-of-tricylesmotorcyles-in.html

Other articles -

Camiguin - http://junvillegas.blogspot.com/2012/11/mesmerized-in-camiguin.html
Guimaras -  http://junvillegas.blogspot.com/2012/11/guimaras-paradise.html



1 comment:

  1. Sir, ang ganda ng Subic Freeport "train" ride. Get some sleep, sir. Halatang inaantok na kayo.