5 TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN NEGROS



1. TWIN LAKES BALINSASAYAO
HOURS NEEDED: 2 - 3 hours
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Early Morning
BUDGET:  ₱500 - Habal-Habal roundtrip | ₱10 - Entrance | ₱250 - Boat Ride
HOW TO GO: Ride a habal-habal from the airport going to the crossing, and another habal-habal from crossing to Twin Lakes. You may contact our tour guide, Kuya Relph at 09267629134.
WHAT TO EXPERIENCE: Serene and calm ambiance of two deep crater lakes plus free fish spa. You can also camp on the other side of the lake.





2. MAG-ASO FALLS
HOURS NEEDED: 2 - 3 hours
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Afternoon
BUDGET:  ₱50 - Entrance | ₱200 - Nipa Hut Rentals | ₱2 - Shower
HOW TO GO: Ride a Ceres bus going to Kabankalan and ride a tricycle and head to Mercado, ride a jeep/mini bus going to Mabinay route, ride a tricycle going to the falls. It's really hard to get back to Kabankalan from Mag-aso falls. You may want to contact our tour guide, Kuya Danny at 09232839608.
(NOTE: Make sure you catch the Ceres bus on time because it only passes from Sibulan every 3 hours. Strictly follow my Itinerary if you don't want to be late with your travel)
WHAT TO EXPERIENCE: Be amazed in the enchanted crystal blue falls and dip yourself with the cooling fresh water or in a man-made swimming pools if you cannot swim in deep waters. You can also stay the rest of the night in their glass rooms.


3. CARBIN REEF
HOURS NEEDED: 2 - 3 hours
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Early Morning
BUDGET: ₱250- Bus Bacolod-Sagay | ₱100 - Trike to Old Port | ₱1,200- Boat Ride | ₱100 - Entrance
HOW TO GO: Ride a bus going to Sagay from Bacolod, then ride a tricycle to Old Port. Tell the driver to fetch you again since there are no tricycle terminal in the Old Port. Ride a boat going to Carbin Reef for 20 mins.
WHAT TO EXPERIENCE: Virgin beach with white sand and clear waters.


4. THE RUINS
HOURS NEEDED: 45 minutes - 1 hour
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Early Morning
BUDGET: ₱8 - Bata/Libertad Jeep going to Ruins Terminal | ₱50 - Tricycle to Ruins | ₱95 - Entrance
HOW TO GO: Ride a Bata/Libertad Jeep going to Terminal of Ruins. Ride a trike heading to Ruins.
WHAT TO EXPERIENCE: Feel the historical ambiance of the place and enjoy the capture worth of the garden.


5. MASSKARA FESTIVAL
HOURS NEEDED: 2 - 5 hours
BEST TIME TO VISIT: Afternoon
BUDGET:  ₱10 - Jeep/Pedicab going to Lacson St./Plaza
HOW TO GO: Walk or ride a jeep/pedicab going to Bacolod Plaza
WHAT TO EXPERIENCE: The famous festival in Bacolod where masks are smiling back at you.






You can check my DIY Itinerary to know how I planned the activities.





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