about villaba town

From Tacloban City, there are vans and buses available on the New Terminal wherein schedules of departure are around 7:30am, 9:30am and 11:00am. Traveling by van from Tacloban City to Villaba would take more than 2 hours. As soon as you arrive at Villaba, you could ride a motorcycle which would cost about 70 – 100 pesos and travel for approximately 20 minutes from Villaba town to Barangay Buga-Buga. When you arrive at Buga buga hills, you could arrange for a local guide who lives there (Barangay Buga-Buga) and could escort you for the 1 and a half hour climb to the top of the hill. Local guide would cost you about 500 pesos. On your way to the top, you would pass by a monument where they placed the bones and remains of the soldiers who fought during World War II. The scene at the top of the hill, is just wonderful and worth climbing.

From Buga-Buga Hills coming back to Tacloban City, there is only 1 trip per day by bus that would travel directly to Tacloban City. That bus leaves only at 11:00 in the morning. If you wish to leave in the afternoon, you can ride a van to Ormoc City which would take about an hour travel and from Ormoc City there are available vans leaving for Tacloban City which would take more or less 2 hours travel.