WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO TRAVEL?
The Dalai Lama said: “Once a year, go to a place where you’ve never been before”. Have you visited the Philippines this year? If the answer is NO, you should consider the beautiful Philippines! Are you interested in traveling from Manila to Puerto Galera? This blog post will be the right one for you. If you are an adventure lover and you want to admire the beauty of the landscapes, traveling with the motorbike is surely for you. People travel on the motorbike for many reasons but the most important is freedom: “Once you hit the road in your motorbike you feel like you got everything you need.”
FROM MANILA TO PUERTO GALERA ON MOTORBIKE
The cities, Manila and Puerto Galera are two different islands: Manila is situated on the west coast side of Luzon Island while Puerto Galera is on the northern coast side of Mindoro Island. Manila is around 130 kilometers from Puerto Galera, but unfortunately, Puerto Galera doesn’t have an airport. However, there are plenty of ways to get to Puerto Galera other than the airport.
FROM MANILA TO BATANGAS PIER
The estimated travel time to arrive in Batangas Pier from Manila is three to five hours, depending on which road you choose. The fast way is to use SLEX (South Luzon Expressway), which is a network of expressways that connects Metro Manila to the provinces of the Calabarzon, region in the Philippines. Motorcycles that are able to use expressways are those that have an engine displacement of at least 400cc (cubic centimeters). Learn more about toll rates for the type of vehicle and the road you travel. If you are interested to rent a motorcycle you can read more and visit our website book2wheel.
FROM BATANGAS PIER TO PUERTO GALERA
To continue your ride to Puerto Galera, we recommend you to travel by ferry. Here we provide a link to more additional information price and schedules.
ARRIVAL TO PUERTO GALERA – EXPLORE THE TOWN
Puerto Galera is famous for the beautiful white beaches and for many dive sites, which is a home for more than 3000 species of fish and about 450 species of corals. During the day it is ideal to spend some time in nature. For example, there are many different sports: trekking, snorkeling, and golf. One can also experience a great nightlife at Purto Galero.
DAYLIFE – SABANG WRECKS
This city is offering an unforgettable experience under the water. You can take a camera with you to capture the marine spectacle you are about to see. There are three wrecks: a small yacht and two wooden boats, these days they are home to numerous fishes such as lionfish, frogfish, shrimp, moray eel, goby fish.
NIGHTLIFE – SABANG
Sabang is a perfect place to visit, many locals dance and drink all night here. The drink that is the most loved by visitors is Mindoro Sling prepared with rum, sprite, and red fruit juice. You can drink it on a floating bar, this is for you to experience a unique experience of Sabang.
BEST RESTAURANT AND RESORT IN PUERTO GALERA: PAPA FRED’S STEAKHOUSE
Papa Fed’s Steakhouse considered the best restaurant and beach resort in Puerto Galera. The place offers traditional and international cuisines and nice rooms with a sea view at affordable prices.