For all those who want to experience the beauty and charm of the island this summer or anytime throughout the year, here is how you can go and visit the island of Kalanggaman in Palompon, Leyte. Where is the Kalanggaman? Kalanggaman Island is located in the town of Palompon, Province of Leyte, Philippines. This is an hour boat ride from the city proper of Palompon.
Kalanggaman Island How To Get There
First things first
Before completing the plan or a trip to the Kalanggaman island, first call the reservation Office for Ecotours Palompon pumpboat and other important questions, especially if you’re there at peak seasons such as summer and the holiday season.
What is the nearest international airport?
The nearest international airport to Palompon is Mactan-Cebu International Airport (the airport Cebu) in Mactan, Cebu. This is a route that is ideal if you are travelling from abroad.
If there is no direct flight from your country to Cebu, option is to book a flight to Pasay Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Metro Manila. From there, you can connect your flight to Daniel z. Romualdez Airport (Tacloban City, Leyte), domestic airport closest to Palompon, Leyte. Travel time from Manila to Tacloban through the plane was about an hour. There is also a bus from Quezon City’s Cubao or Pasay City in Metro Manila who travel directly to Palompon Leyte. However, it takes about 27 hours to complete the journey (bus FARE is around P1, 600).
What is the closest domestic airport?
Nearest domestic airport to Palompon is Daniel z. Romualdez Airport (Tacloban Airport). This is the ideal air routes if you are travelling from Metro Manila.
If you will be traveling from overseas to the airport of Cebu, you can also connect flight to Tacloban airport, which is already 3 hours longer to travel via Palompon van (van fare per person is P150). Some tourists prefer to visit the city of Tacloban (Center of Eastern Visayas) and explore the famous nearby places like the San Juanico Bridge and MacArthur Memorial Park before they went to the island of Kalanggaman in Palompon, Leyte.
How to go to Palompon Leyte of Metro Cebu?
From Cebu, there are these shipping lines who travel directly to Palompon and back to Leyte to Cebu.
Super shuttle ferry (Bogo, Cebu-Palompon Leyte)
-Bogo, Cebu to Palompon, Leyte on 12:00 every day
Palompon, Leyte-for Bogo, Cebu at 7:30 PM every day
According to Google Places, Super shuttle ferry Office is located in Gorordo Ave 38, Cebu City, 6000 Cebu (032) 231 0639 phone number. The company does not have a working website at the moment.
Cokaliong shipping lines, Inc. (Cebu City – Palompon Leyte)
-Cebu City Pier 1 to Palompon at 08:00 PM (Monday, Tuesday)
-Cebu City Pier 1 to Palompon at 12:00 NN (Sun)
-Palompon Cebu City Pier 1 at 8:00 am Tue, Fri)
-Palompon Cebu City Pier 1 at 10:00 PM (Sun)
How to go to Palompon from Tacloban City?
The city of Tacloban Tacloban, went to the New Bus Terminal in Brgy. Located in Abucay. Ask where the Van went to Palompon, Leyte. Travel time from Tacloban to Palompon is about 3 hours, and the rate per person is 150 Php.
How to go to the island of Kalanggaman town of Palompon?
Go to the Kalanggaman island of Palompon town is an hour’s boat ride. It is recommended for travellers to contact the Office first to order Palompon Ecotours to pumpboat or ask the clerk if you can manage to share the boat with other passengers to save money. Pumpboats only anchored the back office of eco-tours.