Burgos Travel Guide

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Burgos Things to Do

  • Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

    From Bangui to Burgos, bus fare is Php 20. W hired tricycle to get us from Burgos to the Kapurpurawan rock formation for Php 250. Be careful walking, the rocks can be slippery and so many accidents have happened here before :( Take care of yourself too because the winds are too strong.

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  • Climb the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

    In was only on our second trip to Burgos that we were able to go to the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation. They call it Kapurpurawan, which in Ilocano (the local dialect) means “Kaputian” or whiteness. Kapurpurawan Rock Formation is a hill of white limestone rock, an awesome work of nature, a geological formation caused by the powerful forces of the wind...

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  • Must See: Burgos/Cape Bojeador...

    Located approximately 35 kilometers north of the Laoag City is Cape Bojeador. On top of a hill named Vigia de Nagparitan is the centuries old Burgos Lighthouse standing majestically overlooking the South China Sea. This lighthouse was established in Burgos way back to the Spanish regime, built and first lighted in 1892. It is said to be the highest...

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  • Old Cape Bojeador Pictures

    Part two of my Cape Bojeador lighthouse tips, this is more of the old pictures of the lightlhouse since you are just allowed 5 photos a tip. Cape Bojeador Lighthouse was built in 1892 and is still functioning to date, serving ships passing by the northern part of South China Sea. This is one of the famouse historical landmark in the province of...

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  • Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

    Cape Bojeador Lighthouse is about 40 kilomoters northeast of Laoag City. the lighthouse is the most accessible of all lighthouses in the north of the Island of Luzon. It was built in 1892 and is still functioning to date, serving ships passing by the northern part of South China Sea. This is one of the famouse historical landmark in the province of...

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  • Cape Bojeador Lighthouse

    If you're going inside the lighthouse, prepare yourself for the 60 steps on the spiral staircase and another 9 & 7 steps on the stairs until you reach the top but i'd say it is definitely worth it for it is overlooking the South China Sea.Mang jun, the third-generation caretaker (his grandfather & great grandfather used to be caretaker here) is...

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Burgos Transportation

  • Tricycle Tour To Burgos

    If you are traveling solo or a couple, it is not cost effective to rent a van. You can opt to hire a tricycle from your resort to the Burgos Lighthouse and Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, and back to your resort. You'll find many tips on this at the Pagudpud Travel Page. You can also ask your resort for help in this regard.

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  • Chartered Air-conditioned Van

    Since we were a group of 11, we decided to rent a van, a Toyota MB100. The driver fetched us from Pagudpud, then brought us to Burgos. We got it for P2,000/day + actual cost of fuel. Driver's food were on his account, but as goodwill, we also gave him food. If you go there as a group, it would be worthwhile renting a van for convenience. You can...

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Burgos Warnings and Dangers

  • Don't Be Tempted To Uproot Plants On The...

    There are many beautiful bonsai-like plants and young mangroves on the way to Kapurpurawan Rock Formation. In the past, many tourists uprooted plants they fancied, prompting the government to penalize offenders. If you think there are no marshals in the place, you're wrong. The caretakers of the place wear plain clothes. You will be fined P2,000 if...

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  • Difficult Way To Kapurpurawan

    The trek towards Kapurpurawan Rock Formation is quite dangerous. It isn’t anything life threatening, but it is quite difficult to traverse the slippery field that looked like hardened seabed composed of sharp-edged dead corals. There are several deep crevices and pools across the field, and some small crabs, too. This indicates that the vast...

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  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

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