Last updated on January 27th, 2023 at 04:37 pm
There are many Bucalan tourist spots and things to do in Bucalan. From spots in the nature to historical sites. Bulacan is one of the getaways from Manila. Read here best resorts in Bulacan
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WHERE TO STAY IN THE PHILIPPINES
You can get accommodation starting from 800-1000 PHP (less than $20 USD) for a room in a guesthouse. Can you imagen if you are two of you traveling in the Philippines, it will be $10 USD each.
BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE
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MANILA TO BULACAN
If you want to get from Manila to Bulacan by bus. There are P2P buses leaving Manila to Bulacan every 30 minutes to 1 hour from Trinoma. From 5 am to 10 pm. Bus fare from Manila to Bulacan is 70 PHP. It will take 1 hour and 1 hour 30 minutes.
BEST TIME TO VISIT BULACAN
Philippines has only 2 seasons- wet and dry season. You should be prepared with the weather in Bulacan because it is hot and humid during the months of March to May, and can extend up to June!
The wet season starts from June to November and rainy season can start as early as May.
The best time to visit Bulacan is during the month of January, as the weather is expected to be the coldest of the year plus you won’t compete with the locals during December’s holiday rush.
BULACAN ITINERARY DAILY BUDGET TRAVEL
There are many affordable places to eat around Bulacan. You can expect to find cheap meals at local eateries for less than 100 PHP while a hearty, three-course meal for two in a mid-range restaurant costs around 700 PHP, which is only $14 USD.
Beer costs around 40-70 PHP a bottle. Street food is abundant all over Bulacan and can be afforded for as low as 20 PHP for a rich assortment of food.
Prices in accommodations vary from city to city, with around 850 PHP on average for hostels and budget hotels.
BULACAN TOURIST SPOTS AND THINGS TO DO IN BULACAN
1. VERDIVIA FALLS
Verdivia Falls is located in Talbak Barangay, Doña Remedios Trinidad in San Miguel. It’s a perfect place for swimming and enjoying these clear waters. You can ride the bamboo rafts to take your pictures and swim around. Verdivia Falls entrance fee is 10 PHP and the guides charge 200 PHP per group.
EXPLORE BIAK NA BATO NATIONAL PARK
2. HIKE MT. GOLA
Mt. Gola is located in Biak na Bato National Park in San Miguel. To get there you will have to get a tricycle from San Miguel to Madlum. Fare of the tricycle will be around 240 PHP for one way 3-4 people. The registration area is located from the parking lot just across the bridge.
Hiking Mt Gola is one of the most popular things to do in Bulacan. In the past the guerrillas used as a camp in the Japanese invasion times.
Mt Gola entrance fee is 30 PHP. Hiring a guide will cost you 300 PHP for a group of 5 people.
3. HIKE MT MANALMON
Mt Manalmon is one of the easiest treks if you are beginner. It’s the same like Mt Gola but just half of the way. Mt Manalmon entrance fee is 30 PHP. Hiring a guide will cost you 300 PHP for a group of 5 people.
4. EXPLORE MADLUM CAVE
Explore Madlum Cave as a part of Biak na Bato National Park you can also do this activity. After hiking Mt Gola or maybe only Mt Manalmon. Madlum Cave entrance fee is 40 PHP and the guide is 150 PHP good enough for 10 people. If you like adventure is one of the Bulacan tourist spots that you can’t miss it.
5. PINAGREALAN CAVE
Pinagrealan Cave is located in the province of Norzagaray, Bulacan. Pinagrealan Cave is a subterranean formation was once a hideout for legendary Andres Bonifacio a revolutionary leader and the president of the Tagalog Republic.
Pinagrealan Cave entrance fee is 50 PHP. Make sure you are bringing a flashlight a proper shoes for this activity.
6. PUNING CAVE
Puning Cave is located at Barangay Bayabas, Doña Remedios Trinidad with a very clear cold water and a spectacular rock formation of stalagmite and stalactite inside. Puning Cave entrance fee is 40 PHP.
7. BAYUKBOK CAVE
Bayukbok Cave is located in Barangay Sibul, San Miguel. You can visit Bayukbok Cave after hiking Mt Manalmon for relaxing and refreshing after the trekking. You will enjoy rock formations inside and it’s one of the Bulacan tourist spots that you can’t miss it.
Bayukbok Cave entrance fee is 30 PHP and hiring a guide is 300 PHP for a group of 10 people.
8. SWIMMING AT BITBIT RIVER
Bitbit River is located in Norzagaray and it’s perfect for relaxing and swimming. Just take some friends and food and you will have great time in Bulacan. One of the best things to do in Bulacan.
9. BAKAS RIVER IN NORZAGARAY
Bakas River is located in Baranggay Matictic in Norzagaray. Bakas River has rock formations with 3 huge statues of Jesus Christ and a statue of Holy Trinity-Virgin Mary.
To get to Bakas River you have to take a jeepney to Garay and drop at St.Andrew church. From here a tricycle to Bakas River will cost 150 PHP one way.
10. GAWAD KALINGA ENCHANTED FARM
Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm is one of the main Bulacan tourist spots. Take a jeep to Barangay Encanto and get off at Encanto Elementary School. It’s opened from 8 am to 5 pm from Tuesday to Sunday.
There are day tours starting from 395 PHP with lunch included and you can stay for 2500 PHP a room for two people. Email them before visiting: [email protected]
11. REYES STRAWBERRY FARM
Reyes Strawberry Farm is located in Calumpit, Bulacan. Despite of the hot weather in Bulacan they are getting strawberries 8-9 months of the year. It’s a great opportunity to visit, learning and trying some of strawberries.
12. PULILAN BUTTERFLY HAVEN
Pulilan Butterfly Haven is always popular in the list of Bulacan tourist spots. Especially if you are traveling with kids. Pulilan Butterfly Haven entrance is 200 PHP.
13. CANDABA BIRD SANCTUARY
Candaba Bird Sanctuary is located in Candaba, Pampanga. If you like the nature you will see different species of birds. One of the best things to do in Bulacan if you are travelign with kids.
14. BAGUIO OF BULACAN
Baguio of Bulacan is located in San Lorenzo Barangay in Bitbit Bridge outside Norzagaray. Baguio of Bulacan is an ideal Bulacan tourist spot where you can enjoy the views and the sunset. A very peaceful place and there are also activities to do around the area.
15. ENJOYING A WATERPARK
KLIR WATERPARK RESORT
Klir Waterpark Resort Klir Waterpark Resort is located 28 Kilometers away from city center and one hour driving from the airport.
There are 37 bedrooms with television LCD/plasma screen, complimentary instant coffee, free welcome drink, non smoking rooms, air conditioning. And Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, family room, BBQ facilities are just a few of the facilities that set Klir Waterpark ResortBesides,
Room rates starts at 2000 PHP.
Address: Kabilang Bakood, Sta Rita Guiguinto Bulacan, Plaridel, Plaridel (Bulacan), Philippines, 3015
16. STAYING OVERNIGHT IN A FARM
THE ESPIRITU’S FARMHOUSE
The Espiritu’s Farmhouse in Pulilan, Bulacan is a 5-minute walk from the Pulilan Church and the municipal hall. Beside the property is the Angat river with an awesome view of the sunset. The property has a pool, pavilion for special occasions, playground for kids, and a whole lot more in this list.
Room rates starts at 7000 PHP.
Address: Pulilan, Pulilan, Philippines
MORE BULACAN TOURIST SPOTS AND THINGS TO DO IN BULACAN
17. SAINT JOHN OF GOD PARISH CHURCH
Saint John of God Parish Church also called San Rafael Church is located in San Rafael. Saint John of God Parish Church is an 18th-century Roman Catholic church to commemorate the massacre of an estimated 800 Filipinos of the Battle of San Rafael.
18. ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH CHURCH
St. Augustine Parish Church of Baliuag also known as Baliuag Church, is a Roman Catholic church located in Plaza Naning in Baliuag city center. The church was established by the Augustinians in 1733 and it was designated as one of the 11 pilgrimage churches in the province of Bulacan.
19. NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE DIVINE MERCY
The National Shrine of the Divine Mercy is located in San Jose Del Monte City. The church is dedicated to the Divine Mercy in Marilao in Bulacan. The National Shrine of the Divine Mercy was elevated to the status of National Shrine by Archbishop Orlando Quevedo and the first Mass was held 2nd of February in 1992, the Feast of the Presentation.
20. BARASOAIN CHURCH
Barasoain Church is one of the cultural Bulacan tourist spots. Barasoain Church is a Roman Catholic church built in 1888 is also called Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish.
21. GROTTO OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES
Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is located in San Jose del Monte City. Our Lady of Lourdes is a Roman Catholic church in honor of the Marian apparitions that occurred in 1858 in the vicinity of Lourdes in France.
22. ST. ANDREW KIM TAE GON SHRINE
St. Andrew Kim Tae Gon Shrine is located in Lolomboy, Bulacan. St. Andrew Kim Tae Gon Shrine is a Catholic church and the patron saint of the church is Korean priest.
23. GUIGUINTO OLD TRAIN STATION
Guiguinto Old Train Station is a great place to visit if you like history. Guiguinto Old Train Station was built in 1892 and it’s still preserved. An historical one in the list of Bulacan tourist spots.
24. OBANDO FESTIVAL
Obando Festival is a dance ritual and later also became a Catholic festival celebrated every May in Obando, Bulacan. Locals and pilgrims are dressing traditional costume, dancing and singing in the streets to honur and beseech Obando’s three patron saints: San Pascual, Santa Clara and Nuestra Señora de Salambáo.
It’s celebrated from 17th of May to 19th of May.
25. MARCELO H DEL PILAR MUSEUM
Marcelo H Del Pilar Museum is mostly about the life of Marcelo H. Del Pilar and also about the nation’s history and Bulacan’s history and contribution in the Spanish-Filipino war. You can’t miss in the list of Bulacan tourist spots if you like history.
WHERE TO STAY IN BULACAN
LETICIAS GARDEN RESORT AND EVENTS PLACE
Leticias Garden Resort and Events Place is located 10.4 kilometers far from the city center. Guests have free Wi-Fi in all rooms, car park, room service, airport transfer, family room can be enjoyed at the hotel.
There are 20 bedrooms furnished and many even provide such comforts as television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless (complimentary), air conditioning, desk, balcony/terrace. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as outdoor pool, garden.
Address: 333 Calumpit-Pulillan Rd, Brgy. Sto. Niño, Calumpit, Calumpit, Philippines, 3003
LOS ARCOS DE HERMANO INC
Los Arcos de Hermano Inc. is located in San Jose del Monte. The hotel provides daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk, car park, room service, family room to ensure our guests the greatest comfort.
There are 28 rooms all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. The hotel’s recreational facilities, which include outdoor pool, pool (kids), garden are designed for escape and relaxation.
Address: Corner Sch. Road, Tungkong Mangga, Paradise Farm, San Jose del Monte, San Jose del Monte, Philippines, 3023
ST. AGATHA RESORT
St. Agatha Resort provides rooms with air conditioning, desk, balcony/terrace, telephone and television. One of the most beautiful resorts with an outdoor pool ideal for families.
Address: St. Agatha Homes, Sta Rita, Guiguinto, Malolos, Malolos, Philippines, 3015
PACIFIC WAVES RESORT
Pacific Waves Resort is located near Pinagrealan Cave.The hotel include 24-hour security, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park, room service, family room.
Some rooms include television LCD/plasma screen, towels, non smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk, provided to help guests recharge after a long day.
The hotel’s recreational facilities, which include outdoor pool, pool (kids), garden, games room are designed for escape and relaxation. Room rates starts at 1800 PHP.
Address: Km. 31, Bayani Road, Brgy. Sto. Cristo, San Jose del Monte City, San Jose del Monte, San Jose del Monte, Philippines, 1124
BAHAY NI KUYA RESORT – BULACAN
Bahay Ni Kuya Resort is the perfect choice. It’s located 8.6 kilometers from the city center. The hotel provides daily housekeeping, car park, family room, smoking area, shared lounge/TV area.
Address: 24 Nia Road, Ligas, Malolos, Malolos, Malolos, Philippines
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