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The town of Pagudpud is found in the Northern tip of Luzon Island in the Philippines. It's a picturesque, charming and beautiful town, blessed with attractive scenic spots: The panoramic scene of Patapat viaduct, which hugs the coast and the mountain; the enchanting Kabigan Falls; the refreshing spring of Paraiso ni Anton; the Bantay Abot Cave known as "mountain with a hole"; and the Saud White Beach, famous for its ivory sand, framing the heart shape calm crystal azure water of Saud Bay and the coral coast of Burayoc Point.
Pagudpud is endowed with breath taking scenery, rustic ambiance and a remote location unblemished by widespread commercial tourism.
Here's what you could do in Pagudpud:
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Tours: Resorts usually offer tours or have their own recommended tour guides, so better ask the resort staff. If you want, you can check websites and forums and ask their recommended tour guides like the one below.
Tricycles are the means of transport going around the town of Pagudpud. A flat rate fare of US$1.00 from where mostly beach resorts are located going to the centre of the town of Pagudpud.
To get to one of the scenic spot of Pagudpud, you have to trek for approximately 30 minutes to get to Kaibigan Falls, crossing streams of rivers before arriving at the place. Kabigan falls is in the middle of a forest, and it is worth the walk. The water is freezing cold. An entrance fee and there’s a hired tour guide for the trek coming from the staff of the resorts. Any amount for the guide, as long as it’s reasonable, would do. US$2 is enough but it is okay to be a little bit generous.
Bagnet - is locally known as chicharon or deep-fried pork meat. Bagnet is prepared from the choice cuts from the meat of pig where it is cooked submerged in oil unti the skin will become crispy that it is hard to resist to eat.
There are lots of resorts and rest houses in Pagudpud and they are adjacent to each other. Because all of these resorts are near to each other, you can shop around if you want to see the place first before booking. However, during peak seasons like December, March, April, May and June, almost every resort in the area is fully booked so you need to book with them online 2 weeks before going to Pagudpud. Resorts or inns usually start at US$35.00. If you are on a tight budget, you can also stay in some homestay
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The Philippine Postal Corporation, or PhilPost, is the provides the postal service throughout the Philippines. PhilPost is pretty reliable, but one can hardly call it fast services. It is fine for sending postcards and letters though, both domestically as well as internationally. Prices for sending postcards or letters within the country start at around P7, while most international post costs at least P20. For sending parcels to and from the Philippines it might be wise to use companies like FedEx or UPS. The opening hours of post offices in the Philippines differ from one place to another. Usually, post offices are open from 8:00am to 12 noon and from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on weekdays. And for those that operate on Saturdays, the business hours are from 8:00am to 1:00pm.
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