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    Getting Around

    by Skye_Miles Written Sep 18, 2002

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    Except for the immediate downtown area, Baguio City is too big to stroll around. Jeepneys and taxis are available to take you to your hotel, or to provide transport in and around Baguio City. Taxi drivers will swarm you at the bus and air terminals, so it's not a surprise to learn that many also lend their services as tour guides. Locals on hotel-commissions will also descend upon you even before your feet hit the ground, so if you arrive without a hotel reservation, you can tempt fate or, if you're arriving at the airport, you can consult the people over at the tourism information counter.

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    Transpo to and around Baguio

    by jazu Written Jan 3, 2005

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    For Public transportation to Baguio, there are several bus stations. From Manila, you can take a Victory Liner Bus from Cubao (tel. no. 7274534, about P300). From Ilocos Sur, La Union you can take the aircon Partas Bus line (about P200) or any small busses plying the highway (about P60).

    For those using private cars, you can take the Kennon Road from Rosario, Marcos Highway from Agoo
    and Naguilian Road from Bauang . Just take care 'cause sometimes it's foggy specially during late afternoon. Sometimes, the highways have minimim visibilty so watch out for the curves.

    For going around Baguio City, you can always take the ever reliable taxi cabs. The drivers of these cabs are friendly and they' always give back your exact change. You can also take the jeepney which is much cheaper.

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  • Victory Liner

    by bubblezzz Updated Feb 3, 2005

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    You can go to any victory liner bus station and ride a bus going to Baguio. It takes about 6 hours to get to Baguio from Manila. Fare is 350-400.

    There are so many cabs for going around Baguio. These are non-airconditioned since the place is blessed with a cool climate.

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    Don't bring a car during Baguio Festivals

    by sweet_sentiments Written Feb 1, 2004

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    The major roads around Baguio City is jammed with traffic during Baguio's peak seasons ( especially during the Flower Festival) so I advise you to either go to Baguio using public transpo or just avoid the major streets.

    traffic jam
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    Planning to Tour Around Baguio?

    by noreenbolo Written Oct 19, 2010

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    Please contact RIGOR at 09087217354. He will gladly tour you in Baguio City and some sites around Benguet. He will be your driver, tourist guide and at the same time photographer in the whole duration of the excursion. Take note that he does take good pictures too. We met him during our October 2010 trip and was recommended by MR. CESAR (09274957399) of the Mabuhay Post, a DOT accredited information center, wherein tourists are assisted, if needed, upon arrival at the bus station.

    Our trip was a pleasant one because of him and we felt bad after not being able to give him a tip for his service. He was even kind enough to carry our shopping bags, and also insists on closing the doors of the car for us even if we contended he need not to, instead he will always say, "Ito po and trabaho namin, Maam."

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  • Travelling to Baguio City

    by thescene Written Nov 3, 2010

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    Since all air links to Baguio has been terminated the only way you can get to the summer capital is via land using a car or a bus. From Manila you can try taking a bus from stations in Cubao or Pasay with journey time totaling around 6 hours depending on stops. If you are taking a car you need to pass by the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and/or the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX). Passing through provinces such as Tarlac, Pampanga, La Union you get to Baguio using either the Kennon Road which was built by the Americans when the Philippines was their colony or the Marcos Highway.

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    Baguio to Tam Awan Village

    by myspices Written Oct 29, 2006

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    We spent almost more than half an hour looking for the station where we can board the jeepney direct to Tam Awan. We asked a couple of locals and each gave a different direction. We finally got to the correct "station" where the jeepneys are bound for Tam Awan. It is not actually a station but a designated lot where the jeepneys are parked - It is behind the City Market, along the Zandueta St and Hilltop Road. (You will pass through the Abanao Square and a Chowking fastfood outlet).

    Fare to Tam Awan is : 7.5pesos and journey about 15minutes

    Look at more pictures attached for location of the Tam Awan "station".

    Jeepney to Tam Awan - station difficult to find .. behind City market, passed Abanao Square .. go along the Zandueta St near Chowking
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    2 for the price of 1

    by JaneCajuguiran Written Dec 25, 2005

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    In Baguio, you'll see a number of friendly mega taxi drivers who instantly become your tour guide. Try asking their opinion for places to go to and they'd gladly bring you there. Plus, if you are lucky enough, they might even have folk stories (whether legendary or spooky) about it. As you pass by some spots, ask your friendly driver to tell you about it and politely ask him where you are. TIP: get a map of baguio and check out the routes so you have an idea. Maps are available at the local bookstore. You'd find them in gasoline stations too.

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    Roads from La Union to Baguio

    by shaira01 Written May 13, 2008

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    from the towns of La Union there are 3 roads leading to Baguio City

    1st - Kennon Road (nearer if youre from Aringay or Rosario). take it if you want to see the water falls, and the nice view of mountain sides. but this road is very risky during rainy season. do not to take it when there is heavy rain. rocks, stones will fall down the road.

    2nd - Marcos Highway (nearer if youre from Rosario or Agoo). take it if you want to see the sundown, there's a place in this road where the seaview is magnificent. perfect for a photoshoot. i remember the head of Marcos being put up as a structure near this road and anyone passing can see his face. but it was destroyed, i dont know what the reasons are. anyways, this road provides a smooth ride for the passenger and for the auto.

    3rd - Naguilian Road (nearer if youre from San Fernando or Bauang). this road is nearest to San Fernando. this road stood the earthquake test (hahahha!) i remember it was the only open road from baguio leading to places out of baguio.

    generally, all roads will take around less than 2 hours (at most) to reach Baguio.

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    Victory Liner Bus to and from Baguio

    by f8stop Written Dec 10, 2008

    The Victory Bus Liner Station is in Upper Session Road, Brgy. Marcoville, Baguio. There is a trip to Cubao and Pasay every 30 minutes. Fare from Baguio to Cubao is P449.

    The Victory buses we took to and from baguio were both new and in good condition. There are about 2-3 stops each way.

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    manila to baguio route

    by bongski Updated Aug 12, 2009

    busses are not allowed in the kennon road. If you have private transport, kennon road is the shortest and less hassle with regards traffic and vehicle stress. The big earthquake of 1991 however have made major cracks on the mountain side that landslides or rockfalls may be problem during exceptionally heavy downpour.

    Marcos highway is usually all weather, and safer when its raining. But its long upward gradient is a punishment for the vehicles using it. Since all trucks and buses from the south are forced to use Marcos highway, its a pain to overtake them in the upward climb towards Baguio. Most of the major bus companies plying this route have reliable busses, so its not much of a problem. Victory liner almost have a 24 hr on the hour trips between Baguio and manila, and are generally reliable. They do need reservation for their aircon trips.

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    Victory Liner

    by labyrnth29 Written Apr 24, 2008

    Victory liner bus co is one of the top bus company in the metro that takes passenger from Cubao (aurora ave) to Baguio City. They even have the express bus which guarantees 5 hours travel time from Manila to Baguio (normal travel time takes about 7-8 hours depending on the traffic).

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    Jeep to Asin Hotspring

    by shaira01 Written May 13, 2008

    Baguio to Asin Hotspring

    merong route ng jeep going in and out of asin. i am not pretty sure where the terminal is, but you can always ask folks around, the town's folk i mean, and not the tourists (since there are many in baguio).

    the previous terminal, believe, is near the market. it is at the back of city hall, there's a road leading to the market. i dont know if it is still there.

    take the jeepney ride since it is cheaper and you get to experience the ride. the people won't eat anyway. =) so enjoy your trip.

    along the way to Asin, you will see lots and lots of shops of wood carvings. the folks there can speak english and iloco. they are not pretty trained to speak tagalog but they will understand you.

    before leaving the jeepney going to the hotspring, you better ask the driver what time is the last trip going back to Baguio (remember, you are in Asin, Benguet ... =) if you prefer to go home before the day ends...

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    Moving around Baguio ...

    by myspices Written Oct 29, 2006

    Your choice : jeepneys and taxis (lots of them in Baguio)

    Jeepneys - for short distance. Usually 7.5pesos per trip

    Taxis : metered taxis. (can't really remember the pricing).

    * Did not see any tricycle in Baguio though.

    lots of taxis and jeepneys in Baguio
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    From Vigan to Baguio

    by myspices Updated Oct 29, 2006

    We boarded the Partas bus at Vigan's Partas Station at 1.45pm. Journey to Baguio takes about 5hours. We arrived at Baguio's bus terminal at 7.15pm - it was pretty dark then. Fare is 299pesos. The bus is A/C and quite comfortable.

    Notes:
    When going to Partas station in Vigan, make sure you tell correctly to the driver which station you want to go as there are many bus stations in Vigan - all at different places.

    See picture upon arrival at Baguio at night..

    boarding Partas bus from Vigan to Baguio at 1.45pm arriving Baguio station at 7.15pm
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