IT’S MORE FUN IN TIBIAO: The Tibiao Eco-Heritage Tour

Day Tour Package:

PHP 1,599.00/person (minimum of 2 pax)

  • All adventures: Waterfalls, Kawa Hot Bath, Malakagat Hanging Bridge, Tigbaboy Hanging Bridge, Butong River swimming and diving
  • Includes guided tour and tour transportation within Tibiao
  • Unlimited Tibiao Fish Spa
  • A choice of either a Basic Kayaking  Course or 1-km Zipline Trip
  • Hearty lunch by the river

Katahum Tours’ Tibiao Eco-Heritage Day Tour Itinerary

(Sample Itinerary for Day Trip)
Orientation at Tibiao Fish Spa main branch
Habal-habal (motorbike ride) to Tuno village
Nature trek through rice paddies, lush forests and over two bamboo suspension bridges to the water falls
Cool down at the refreshing 7-tiered cascades of the The Bugtong-bato Falls
Trek back at the Tibiao white-water river and hearty lunch by the river
Train in basic kayak skills and safety procedures and ride in the white-water Tibiao river
Have a soothing bath in a kawa, a huge wok turned jungle hot tub by Kayak Inn. This unique kawa hot bath will surely relieve the stresses in your body.
Walk across Malakagat and Tigbaboy’s hanging bridges
An exciting exfoliating experience at Tibiao Fish Spa

Two-day Tour Package:

PHP 2,499.00 /person (minimum of 2 pax)

  • All adventures: Waterfalls, Butong River swimming and diving, Malakagat Hanging Bridge, Tigbaboy Hanging Bridge, Kawa Hot Bath,  Pottery and Brick Making, Lambaklad Fishing, Sea-boating at Malabor coast, Sunset viewing at Tiguis Beach
  • Includes guided tour and tour transportation within Tibiao
  • Unlimited Tibiao Fish Spa
  • Aircon or bahay-kubo accommodation
  • A choice of either a Basic Kayaking  Course or 1-km Zipline Trip

Katahum Tours’ Tibiao Eco-Heritage Overnight Tour Itinerary

(Sample Itinerary for Overnight Tour)
First Day: Tibiao Eco-Adventure
Check in and orientation at UA Hometel
Habal-habal (motorbike ride) to Tuno village
Nature trek through rice paddies, lush forests and over two bamboo suspension bridges to the water falls.
Cool down at the refreshing 7-tiered cascades of the The Bugtong-bato Falls.
Trek back at the Tibiao white-water River, one of the best white water rivers in the country perfect for white-water kayaking. In fact, it hosted the first “International Kayaking Cup,” which was initiated by Tribal Adventures, Inc. in 1997.
Train in basic kayak skills and safety procedures and ride in the white-water Tibiao river.
Have a soothing bath in a kawa, a huge wok turned jungle hot tub by Kayak Inn.
Walk across Malakagat and Tigbaboy’s hanging bridges
Swimming and rock-diving in Butong River
Sunset-viewing in Tiguis Beach.  Enjoy the Antique sunset at this beach with big creamy white boulders and the canopy of a thick Lunok or Ficus tree.
Dinner at Vbots Restaurant
Second Day: Experiential Tourism in Tibiao
Wake-up call
Lambaklad fishing with local fishermen in Malabor. This unique fishing technique involves laying down a huge stationary fish trap (one of the biggest in the country) to collect migratory fishes such as tuna, sailfish, mackerel, moonfish, barracuda, and mobula rays passing through the western border of the Cuyo East Pass (also known as a tuna highway).
Sea-boating along the Malabor coast
Breakfast
Learn a new skill in Brgy. Bandoja, a village in Tibiao known for its Pottery and Brick Making. Bandoja is blessed to have 450,000 metric tons of clay reserve.
Take a load off and experience the relaxing sensation of hundreds of little fish nibbling on your feet like little masseurs at Tibiao Fish Spa. The town boasts of the most affordable fish spa in the world using locally bred “TheraFish.”
Visit Tibiao Native Products and buy local souvenirs for friends and loved ones.
Check out

Kayak adventure upgrades also available Katahum Tours offers different levels of experience for kayak enthusiasts. For Grade 1, basic kayaking course introduces first timers to paddling a kayak in calm waters. The Grade 2 course is fit for kayakers who want to experience a higher level of skill paddling through less calm waters. Grades 3 and 4 courses are for those professionals who want to enjoy an adrenaline rush adventure in the challenging sections of this white-water river.  They are taught how to maneuver around boulders and strong currents.

 

IT’S MORE FUN IN CULASI: The Malalison Island Adventure

Day Tour Package:

PHP 1,599.00/person (minimum of 2 pax)

  • All adventures:   Trekking around this mini-Batanes landscape to see the pitcher plant and other flora, exploring the mini-cave, crossing to the islet of Nablag, swimming, snorkeling, fishing, and  boating
  • Round trip boat ride to Malalison and back to Culasi mainland
  • Community guide
  • Island lunch

Katahum Tours’ Malalison Island Itinerary *

(Sample Itinerary for Day Tour)                               
Orientation at Culasi boulevard
Boat ride to Malalison Island
Pangluy-a: Traditional blessing of guests upon arrival
Trekking around the mini-Batanes landscape of Malalison to see the pitcher plant and other flora
Adventure to Nablag islet
Mini cave exploration
Trek back to the village proper
Lunch by the beach
Siesta on the sand
Island Adventures: Swimming, Snorkeling, Fishing, Boating
Boat ride back to Culasi
Culasi boulevard for dried fish specialties like pinindang and more
Home

* This is our standard tour but we can also customize.

 

IT’S MORE FUN IN PANDAN: The Malumpati Spring and Bugang River Tour

 Day Tour Package:

PHP 1,599.00/person (minimum of 4 pax)

Includes

  • All adventures: Trek to the Head Spring, swimming, fish feeding, bamboo river-rafting, paddle-boating
  • Guided tour and tour transportation within Pandan
  • Hearty lunch by the river

Overnight Tour Package:

PHP 2,599.00/person (minimum of 4 pax)

Includes

  • All adventures: Trek to the Head Spring, swimming, fish feeding, bamboo river rafting, paddle-boating
  •  guided tour and tour transportation within Pandan
  • Hearty lunch by the river and buffet dinner on Day 1; Antiqueno breakfast on Day 2
  • Aircon accommodation at Pandan Beach Resort

Katahum Tours’ Malumpati Spring and Bugang River Tour itinerary* 

(Sample Itinerary for OvernightTrip)
Day 1
Orientation at Malumpati Cold Spring Resort
Trek to the head spring, the very source of Bugang River
Explore and rest by the head spring
Trek back to Malumpati
Walk across a bamboo hanging bridge
Hearty lunch at Malumpati
Swimming and fish feeding at the spring
Bamboo river rafting along  the Bugang River,  the cleanest inland body of water in the Philippines
Paddle-boating to the sea
Van ride and check-in at Pandan Beach Resort 
Sunset-viewing at Pandan Beach Resort
Buffet dinner at the resort
Day 2
Traditional Antique breakfast
Suggested activities: observe the fisher folk with their early morning catch, explore Pandan’s local market, lounge around Pandan Beach Resort’s relaxing spots
Check out from Pandan Beach Resort

IT’S MORE FUN IN LIBERTAD: The Maanghit Cave Spelunking Experience

 Day Tour Package:

PHP 1,599.00/person (minimum of 4 pax)

Includes

  • All adventures: Local mat weaving demo, trekking to site, spelunking at Maanghit cave, food tasting of rice cakes in Libertad, sunset-viewing at Pucio Point, the northwesternmost point of Panay island
  • Guided tour and tour transportation within Libertad
  • Hearty lunch

Katahum Tours’ The Maanghit Cave Spelunking Experience

(Sample Itinerary for Day Trip)
Orientation at Libertad Tourism Office
Van ride to Brgy. Union
Banig making at Union
Van ride to cave
Nature trek to Maanghit Cave
Spelunking at Maanghit Cave
Trek back to the spring
Swimming at Bungan-bungan Spring
Hearty lunch by the spring
Van ride to Tinigbas
A taste of Tinigbas Special Native Delicacies
Van ride to Pucio Point
Sunset-viewing at Pucio Point

 

MANGGAD KANG ANTIQUE (The Treasures of Antique):

THE ANTIQUE HERITAGE TOUR

Two-day Tour:

PHP 2,499.00 /person (minimum of 15 pax)

  • All destinations: Natural and cultural heritage from Anini-y, Antique to Tibiao, Antique
  • Includes guided tour and tour transportation around Antique
  • Entrance fees in all destinations
  • Four meals (lunch and dinner on the first day; breakfast and lunch on the second day)
  • Unlimited Tibiao Fish Spa
  • Aircon or bahay-kubo accommodation

Katahum Tours’ Manggad kang Antique Itinerary

(Sample Itinerary for Overnight Tour)

First Day

Stop-overs at World Heritage Miagao Church and Philippine Cultural Treasure, San Joaquin Church and its Cemetery
Natural heritage Sira-an Hot Spring
Colonial church of St. John in Anini-y
Buri handicraft making at Brgy. Diclum, Tobias Fornier
Malandog historical marker at Hamtic
Gen. Fullon Shrine at Hamtic
The Ruins of Patnongon
Patadyong  weaving of Bugasong
Istorya-Kanta Kinaray-a, An Original Kinaray-a Music Informance with Dante Beriong & Sammy Rubido
Overnight at University of Antique – Tario-Lim Memorial Campus Hometel

Second Day

Wake-up call
Lambaklad fishing with local fishermen in Malabor. This unique fishing technique involves laying down a huge stationary fish trap (one of the biggest in the country) to collect migratory fishes such as tuna, sailfish, mackerel, moonfish, barracuda, and mobula rays passing through the western border of the Cuyo East Pass (also known as a tuna highway).
Swimming along the Malabor coast
Traditional Antique breakfast by the shore
Learn a new skill in Brgy. Bandoja, a village in Tibiao known for its Pottery and Brick Making. Bandoja is blessed to have 450,000 metric tons of clay reserve.
Take a load off and experience the relaxing sensation of hundreds of little fish nibbling on your feet like little masseurs at Tibiao Fish Spa. The town boasts of the most affordable fish spa in the world using locally bred “TheraFish.”
Visit Tibiao Native Products and buy local souvenirs for friends and loved ones.
Check out
Bandi, butong-butong and suman making in Laua-an
Home sweet home
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice.
  • We offer discounts to groups of 10 or more!

Optional Van Rates (round-trip)We can facilitate your transportation from any point in Panay Island to Tibiao using airconditioned vans that can comfortably seat 15 persons.

  • Boracay to Tibiao v.v.-   Php 4,500
  • Kalibo to Tibiao v.v.-       Php 6,000
  • Iloilo to Tibiao v.v.-        Php 7,500

We also customize tours to suit your schedule and interests. Please contact us for your personalized tour and rates.