Hundred Islands National Park is located in Pangasinan Province. The group of 123 islands are quite popular for Filipinos especially in the weekend and summer. We will write about our how to get from Manila to Hundred Islands by bus and private transportation.
BEST TIME TO VISIT HUNDRED ISLANDS
Pangasinan where Hundred Islands is located has dry season from November to April and the wet season from May to October. It is recommended dry season from December to February when temperatures are cooler. And you will not be interrupted by rains and will not be really hot going around.
How To Get From Manila To Hundred Islands
HOW TO GET TO FROM MANILA TO HUNDRED ISLANDS BY BUS
If you want to get from Manila to Hundred Islands by bus. You have to ride a bus to Alaminos City. Victory Lines have routes from Manila to Alaminos. The fare is 400 PHP and travel time from Manila to Hundred islands is around 5-6 hours depending on the traffic. There are buses running from Cubao anytime of the day.
Once you are in Alaminos. You have to ride a tricycle to reach to the tourism information center in Hundred Islands, which is around 5-6 kilometers away from where you will be dropped off. The fare of the tricycle is around 100 PHP . And you can share the ride with other people. If you go early morning like we did, we suggest to stop half of the way to grab some food in a carinderia or any other place available.
HOW TO GET FROM MANILA TO HUNDRED ISLANDS BY PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION
If you want to get from Manila to Hundred islands by private transportation. There are 250 kilometers and the travel time from Manila to Hundred Islands will be around 4-5 hours depending on the traffic.
It would be great if you leave early morning you will have less traffic leaving Manila. And you will be able to spend the day in Hundred Islands with plenty of time for the day tour.
You can also try AirBnB in Pangasinan as we did, we were able to rent a place for 5 people for only $20 USD.
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