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For those who want to go to Baler by public transportation or by a private car, you don't need to worry because going to the surfing p...

How To Get To Baler Aurora

For those who want to go to Baler by public transportation or by a private car, you don't need to worry because going to the surfing paradise of Aurora is very accessible.

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Aurora can be accessed from Manila via two routes, the Baler-Bongabon Road and the Canili-Pantabangan Road. You can take public transportation like bus or jeepney or private vehicle to get to Baler. Another way to reach the town is by passenger boat.

If you want to commute, traveling by bus is the best way to reach Baler. There are buses in Cubao Quezon City that provides trip to Baler. Genesis Transport Bus is the only bus company that offers direct route from Manila to Baler. The Joy Bus Executive Coach is the best option if you want to have comfort travel going to Baler. It features onboard comfort room, FREE WIFI, blanket and pillows and bus stewardess.

The bus' first trip in Cubao is at 2AM with subsequent trips every hour while the last trip is at 7:30AM. In Pasay, the first bus leaves at 4:30AM subsequent trips at one hour intervals while the last trip is at 3PM. Travel time is around 5-6 hours.

Genesis Transport Bus
Terminal: 704 EDSA corner New York St, Cubao, Quezon City
Telephone Numbers: +63 (2) 709-0803, +63 (2) 853-3115, +63 (2) 421-1422

If you're going yo use your car, take the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) at Balintawak ans exit at SCTEX. Follow the highway leading to Aliaga and Cabanatuan City in Nueva Ecija. From Cabanatuan City Proper, take the Nueva Ecija Aurora Hwy, passing through  the towns of Rizal, Talavera, Pantabangan. Once you reach the Nueva Ecija border,  drive thru the municipalities of Maria Aurora and San Luis. From there, it will take another hour to Baler.

Places to visit in Baler

Millenium Tree- It's one  of the famous attractions in Aurora because the tree is very big, estimated over 200 feet tall. The Millenium Tree is around 600 years old.

Mother Falls- It's located in San Luis Aurora, which around 30 mins trek from the jump off.

Diguisit Falls- Aside from Mother Falls, enjoy the flowing cold water from the falls.

Where to stay in Baler

There are lots of affordable/ cheap accommodation in Baler. One of the famous resort hotel is the Costa Pacifica in Sabang Beach.  It is walking distance from the Aliya surf camp. For those who want to save more money, stay in Tent City. It offers a bahay kubo which is P250 per night. 

Don't forget to include Baler Aurora in your travel bucket list. The surfing spot is one of the best destination in the Philippines this summer 2015. Please bring your family, friends and loved one you enjoy the waves, water, and sand in Baler.

If you have question about this post / blog, please don't hesitate to leave comment below. I will do my best to reply and answer all of your questions. Enjoy travelling ;-)

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