It’s a season of Festivals and marine vessel of Superferry 2Go St. Michael the Archangel, will bring you Dumaguete to enjoy, and experience Buglasan Festival 2017.
Biyaheros Sakay Na!!!
Dumaguete is known as the city of Gentle People, and it is best shown in the way their people interact with both local and foreign tourist. In Dumaguete you can experience the hospitality and genuinity of each resident best shown in the way they talk and do things their way and the way they love their life reflected on their celebrations.
Known as the Festival of all Festivals, Buglasan is considered as the most awaited celebration not just in Dumaguete but the whole province. It is one way of showing not just the unity among the Negrense but to showcase the cultures and traditions of different cities and municipalities from Canlaon of the north to Bayawan in the southern part of Negros Oriental.
Daily events are observed in the 10-days celebration including Rondalla, Balitaw, BAlak competition, Modern & Hip-Hop Dancing, Minus One Singing Competition and Live Bands. The ultimate highlight of the celebration is the selection of Miss Negros Oriental and the street dancing with the participation of festival winners in each cities and municipalities for the Festival Competition. Fireworks display is always a sight to behold.
Dumaguete is accessible from key cities in the Philippines. From Manila, one may travel by Boat via 2Go Travel or by air via Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines.
2Go Boat Schedule Manila to Dumaguete
Departure Schedule: Vessel:
10/01/17 Sunday 8:00PM St. Michael the Archangel
10/08/17 Sunday 8:00PM St. Michael the Archangel
10/15/17 Sunday 8:00PM St. Michael the Archangel
10/29/17 Sunday 8:00PM St. Michael the Archangel
Sailing time from Manila to Dumaguete takes 26 hours with a-once-a-week departures.
Cebu to Dumaguete
If you are based in Cebu, you may travel by land via Ceres Bus or by private cars. You may read our post on:
There are also ships who are sailing the Cebu to Dumaguete schedule like Cokaliong Shipping Lines and George & Peter Lines.
Zamboanga to Dumaguete 2Go Vessel Schedule
Departure Schedule: October 2017 Vessel:
10/03/17 Tuesday 9:00PM St. Michael the Archangel
10/10/17 Tuesday 9:00PM St. Michael the Archangel
10/17/17 Tuesday 9:00PM St. Michael the Archangel
10/24/17 Tuesday 9:00PM St. Michael the Archangel
Ceres Bus also has daily trip for Zamboanga via Samboan on south of Cebu transported to Dapitan on board Lite Ferries and then will travel by land from Dipolog to Zamboanga.
From Dipolog, there are different shipping companies serving the route like Aleson Shipping, Montenegro, George and Peter Lines and Fastcat. However, 2Go is also serving the said route with the following schedule;
Dipolog to Dumaguete 2Go October Ship Schedule
Departure Schedule: Vessel:
10/04/17 Wednesday 7:00AM St. Michael the Archangel
10/11/17 Wednesday 7:00AM St. Michael the Archangel
10/18/17 Wednesday 7:00AM St. Michael the Archangel
10/25/17 Wednesday 7:00AM St. Michael the Archangel
You will never get enough of Dumaguete. You can hit the streets, take a walk on Rizal Boulevard and enjoy a set of Tempura and Barbecue. Visit the world known Silliman University voted as Top Five University in the world, or take some minutes to see the Belfry which stands beside the St. Catherine de Alexandria Cathedral with the statue of mama Mary.
You will not get bored considering some side trips to tourist destinations in the nearby cities and municipalities.
A trip to the Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao and Danao is a different experience, located a few minutes from Dumaguete is Sibulan. You may proceed Dolphin watching at Bais or a day trip to Manjuyod Sandbar and enjoy the white fine sand. Or you may go caving at Mabinay.
For the adventure seeker, you can do trekking at Mount Talinis otherwise known as the “Cuernos of Negros” or Horns of Negros because of the mountains shape. There are lots of falls like the Casaroro Falls and Hot springs in the municipality of Valencia.
If you go north, white sand beaches lined up in the towns of Dauin, Zamboangita and Siaton where the Lake Balanan can also be seen in the middle of the mountain.
Do you like a close encounter of Turtles and school of fishes?
Then take the boat for Apo Island and enjoy your swim with the sea creatures in the crystal-clear waters.
Don’t waste your time, check on your schedule and book your ticket now!!!
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