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Tourism in Pioduran, Albay

Lets Visit a Simple Municipality in Bicol Area Particularly in Albay

PIO DURAN ALBAY

A location like Pioduran is a Hidden Gem in the Albay archipelago, with Agriculture and Fisheries as its primary source of income.

Furthermore, the contribution of tourism in the Pioduran area is growing rapidly, contributing to the residents’ source of income.

How to Visit Pioduran?

Let’s start from Center of Philippines economic Manila City.

LAND: via BUS

Entry A: Cubao terminal to Pioduran (OPERATIONAL)
Entry B: Pasay terminal to Pioduran (OPERATIONAL)
Travel Time: 12HRS to 16HRS

LAND: via TRAIN

(Temporal Closed DUE COVID and on-going facility repair)

Credit: Philippine National Railway
AIR: via AIRPLANE

A: Manila Airport to Legazpi Airport (OPERATIONAL)
B: Manila Airport to Bicol International Airport (GORVERNMENT TARGET OPENNING END OF 2021) (Located in Anislag Daraga Albay)
Air Travel Time: 48MINS to 1HR

From Legazpi airport you need to take a tricycle ride about 10mins going to Legazpi terminal to transfer in VAN going Pioduran
Land Travel Time: 2HRS to 3HRS

Total Air and Land travel Time: 4HRS

Pioduran Tourist Destination

RR Beach Resort (Brgy. Cagbatano)

A peaceful beach with a beautiful rock formation and economical cottage rentals.

From Pioduran Proper to RR Beach – Special Trip – 30 mins. Take habal-habal (motorcycle) travel at anytime we may also travel in a jeep, but the jeepney’s transit is unusual since there are fewer people, and the jeepney generally only travels once a day. (Newly constructed Donsol-Pioduran Road)

Red Beach Resort (Basicao Coastal)

A peaceful beach with a beautiful rock formation and economical cottage rentals.

Assuming were already in Pioduran Proper. From Pioduran Proper to Red Beach – Special Trip – 30 mins. Take habal-habal (motorcycle) travel at anytime ow we may also travel in a jeep, but the jeepney’s transit is unusual since there are fewer people, and the jeepney generally only travels once a day.

BUHAWI HILLS (TREKKING)

This hill is an underrated tourism destination. BUHAWI is the name given to this hill. Buhawi Hill attracts individuals who love trekking as a hobby.

Buhawi Hills is within a couple of miles from Pioduran’s Municipal Hall. You will love walking and taking in the views along the way. Interact with the locals while strolling for 1 to 2 hours. A 4×4 may also transport you to the terrain’s base and drop you off there. In 30 minutes to an hour you can reach the top of Buhawi Hills.

BULALACAO HILLS & CAVE (TREKKING)

The pioduran region features a cave that has been hidden for a long time, but the DENR just recently discovered it. Bulalacao cave, located in Sitio Binangkuan, Barangay Flores, Pioduran Albay (Coordinates 13°05’53.4″N 123°25’41.6″E).

Get in there!

Flores, Elementary School, Flores Pioduran Albay is the nearest dispatch point. The cave is approximately a half-hour to an hour walk from this location.

BINANDERAHAN HILLS (TREKKING)

Binanderan is a hill sits beside Buhawi hills. Binanderahan hill is located at boundary of Barangay Panganiran, Barangay Flores and Barangay Binodegahan. (Coordinates 13°04’37.7″N 123°26’06.5″E).

Get in there!

Binanderahan hills has four entry point barangay Panganiran, Ologon Flores, Agol and barangay Binodegahan.

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