DIY Travel: Manila to Southern Leyte (Maasin, Sogod and Liloan)


Manila to Maasin

Via Silver Star: Cubao, Quezon City to Maasin City, Southern Leyte
other terminal: San Pedro, Laguna and Turbina, Calamba, Laguna
Fare: 2,051 pesos only

Top place to visit:

  1. Maasin Cathedral offers nice paintings on its ceiling and a good spot for taking photos while you are in the place as well as to pray for more travel to come!
  2. Monte Cueva Shrine is a church within a cave located in a top of a mountain with 540-step stairs. Reaching the summit and going inside the cave is always challenging but it will always be worth the sweat.
  3. Cagnituan Falls is a very large river cave which leads right through the ridge to the other side. This place is a bit difficult to find since no indication on the road so you have to ask the locals for assistance.
Manila to Sogod

Via Silver Star: Cubao, Quezon City to Sogod, Southern Leyte
other terminal: San Pedro, Laguna
Fare: 2,025 pesos only

Top place to visit:

  1. Agas-Agas Bridge this bridge is so long and very high and considered as the highest bridge in the Philippines so it a must to visit this place. The amazing view will let you think about how this bridge is being built.
  2. other place to visit in Sogod are Mahayhay Falls and Luman Falls, you wanna try also try the Zipline near in Agas-agas bridge.
Manila to Liloan

Via Silver Star: Cubao, Quezon City to Liloan, Southern Leyte
other terminal: San Pedro, Laguna
Fare: 2,003 pesos only

Top place to visit:

  1. Scenic Lighthouse serves as a guide for inbound and outbound vessels to Liloan port and you could actually enjoy this one because this is the perfect place to watch the sunset and where you could also have a date with your family and friends.
  2. Amazing Coral Reef Preservation- Gud-an offers you scenic creatures under the sea such as corals, colorful fishes, and seaweeds at Barangay Gud-an. Scuba-divers usually enjoy the view under the sea.
  3. Colour Falls- Magaupas offers you fresh water from the forest waters! A peaceful natural place where you can enjoy waterfalls of natural spring water. Experience the coolest feeling ever with the gentle hush of rushing ice cool water in this startling place!
Liloan to Surigao Del Norte

Via Fastcat: Liloan, Southern Leyte to Lipata Port, Surigao City, Surigao del Norte
other terminal: San Pedro, Laguna
Fare: 340 - 410 pesos only (fare depends on accommodation class)

From Liloan, you can also take a fast ferry that can bring you to the beautiful island of Surigao Del Norte. More adventure is waiting for you there!