Basilan Lamitan Tour with Transfers from Port | Bulingan Falls, Tulip Garden, Wee Siu Tuy Museum
Explore the city of Lamitan in Basilan with this day tour. This tour is perfect for those who want a fuss-free experience, as it already comes with transportation from Lamitan Port to all destinations, the service of a local guide, and all entrance fees. During this tour, note that you will need to pay for all your meals.
You need to be at the Lamitan Port by 8 AM. Your guide will meet you there and pick you up so you can begin your tour of Lamitan City. During your visit to the city, you can learn more about the Yakan tribe, which is considered the first inhabitants of the island of Basilan.
The first stop on this tour is the Wee Siu Tuy Memorial Hall. This building serves as Lamitan’s library and museum. It is named after the Chinese businessman who donated the building to the city. Inside, you will find artifacts and artwork that will help you learn more about the history and culture of the city and the Yakan tribe.
Next, you’ll head to the Lamitan Oval Public Market, where local delicacies are sold. You won’t just sample Yakan treats during your visit; you will also try your hand at making two of them. Jah is a rolled dessert made with flour and sugar, while panyam is the Yakan’s version of a pancake. You’ll continue to learn more about the Yakan tribe when you visit the Yakan Weaving Center. Here, you can see the locals in action as they weave tennun, a traditional cloth used to create Yakan dresses.
Afterward, you’ll head to Bulingan Falls. This 21-foot-high waterfall features a cascade where the water flows along several cube-like edges. You will continue with your tour of Lamitan’s outdoor attractions with a visit to the Tulip Garden. Here, you won’t find real tulips; instead, you’ll see thousands of plastic tulips in different colors made from recycled bottles. It was created as part of the efforts of the city to minimize its waste.
Next on your itinerary is the Rubber Tree Plantation. Rubber helped Basilan grow its economy, and a visit to this plantation in Lamitan will help you appreciate the significance of the trees to the island. Your last stops are the Pasalubong Center, where you can buy souvenirs to take home, the Lamitan Marker, and the Lamitan City Hall, where you can take photos before ending your tour.
See the sights in the underrated city of Lamitan in Basilan when you book this tour. Check the availability by choosing a date.
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Good to know
This is a private tour.
Children Friendly: Yes! Children are allowed to join the tour with parental supervision.
Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that this is for your fur baby's safety.
Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes as long as they are physically fit to join.
Meet up Time is 8:00AM. at Basilan-Isabela hotels. To change the meet up time and location please request in advance so our operator may check if the itinerary will fit as we may need to move the pick-up time if the location is far and additional fee may apply.
The operator may cancel the tour in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Note that being late by 15-30 minutes without any advice is considered a no-show. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval.