This is our 4 day, 3 nights itinerary when we went to Cagayan de Oro last January 23-26, 2013. The itinerary is below:
Day 1 Jan 23
6:00am-Depart NAIA Terminal 3 via Cebu Pacific
7:05-Arrive Lumbia Airport, Cagayan de Oro City.
7:30-Walk outside of airport and ride jeep bound for Carmen. We will go to Camiguin first.
8:00-Alight at Carmen and ride another jeep bound for Agora Bus Terminal
8:15-Breakfast at Jollibee, buy groceries etc at terminal and check out bus fare and van fare
9:30-Depart from Agora Bus Terminal for Balingoan Port via van or bus
11:30-Arrive Balingoan Port, buy Ferry ticket and pay terminal fee
12:00-Depart by ferry from Balingoan Port to Benoni Port in Camiguin
1:30-Arrive at Benoni Port and proceed to Camiguin day tour. We rented a multicab c/o Kuy Criz (09215637788) for 2 days at only P2500.
1:30-onwards: Site visited: Sto Nino Cold Spring, Bura Soda Water Pool, Guiob Church Ruins, Sunken Cemetery, Walkway to the Old Volcano and Stations of the Cross, Check in at Pabua's Cottage, Ardent Hot Spring, Dinner and back at Pabuas.
Day 2 Jan 24
6:30am: Walk to port from Pabua's Cottage to the boat
6:4oam: White Island, Camiguin
8:00am: Back to Pabua's cottage to check out and eat breakfast at the sari sari store outside.
8:15am: Philvocs' Hibok Hibok Observatory
8:30am: Katibawasan Falls
9:30am: Pasalubong shopping at stores outside Katibawasan and eating Kiping
10:00am: Ostrich Breeding Farm
10:15am: Giant Clam Sanctuary (we didn't go to Mantigue Island)
11:30am: J&A Fishpen to eat lunch, take a shower (for a fee!)
1:00pm: Depart from Port Benoni via ferry to Balingoan Port
2:30pm: Walk to bus station and buy lanzones
3:00pm: Depart via bus going to Agora Bus Terminal
5:00pm: Arrive bus terminal and ride a motorela to Victoria Suites in Divisoria
6:00pm: Arrive hotel, check-in and prepare for dinner
7:00pm-onwards: Dinner at Chowking, cheap foot and body massage at Divisori, a bottle of beer and back to hotel
Day 3 Jan 25
730am-onwards: Hotel breakfast and pick-up by jeep from The Red Rafts for our day tour package (White Water Rafting and All Ride Zipline) for only P2350 per pax for a group of 5.
White water rafting at Cagayan de Oro River with pictures
Packed lunch included in the package
Transfer to van from a jeep for the zipline in Bukidnon
The super exciting zipline, with stop over for photo ops, thanks to our driver/photographer
6:00pm: Drop by at Vandeep for pasalubong shopping
7:00pm: Back at hotel
7:30pm-onwards: Divisoria Night Market!!! (dinner, ukay shopping, massage, beer!)
Day 4 Jan 26
This should have the day to go to Iligan to visit Ma. Cristina Falls and Tinago Falls but negotiation with our van driver fell through and they did not reply to confirm our trip.
9:00am-onwards: Check out at Victoria Suites and leave stuff at counter to visit Centrio mall and Limketkai mall to have brunch, buy pasalubong and make copies of our raftinf CD. Buy pasalubong of fruits and a lot more along Divisoria street.
4:30pm: Check in at airport for our 6pm flight.
8:00pm: Arrive safely home with happy memories of Cagayan de Oro, Camiguin and Bukidnon and a promise to come back again someday!