Our travel guide on the easiest way to reach Apo Whang-Od – a popular tattoo artist in Buscalan, Tinglayan, Kalinga in the Philippines.
|Inked by Apo Whang-Od|
From Metro Manila, you can take the Coda Lines bus to the town of Bontoc in the Mountain Province. Coda Lines bus terminal station in Metro Manila is located at HM Transport Bus Terminal, Monte de Piedad/Maryland St. corner EDSA, Immaculate Concepcion, Cubao, Quezon City.
Schedule of Bus Trip and Fare from Manila to Bontoc via Coda Lines.
How to Go to Kalinga from Bontoc?
From Bontoc, you can take a jeepney bound for Tinglayan or Tabuk and alight in Bugnay. Jeepney fare is P80.00 . Travel time is about 1.5 hours. From Bugnay, you can either hike or take a habal-habal (motorbike) to the turning point – the jump-off point going to Buscalan Village. The hike is about 1-2 hours depending on your own pace.