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Give yourself a break from the stressful routine life with an escape to the small treasure land of Philippines- Kalibo. Capital of the province of Aklan, Kalibo’s atmosphere displays a blend of culture, history and nature. It is renowned as the ‘Gateway to Boracay’, but its own quaint charm is quite tempting. Tourists can have a relaxing vacation here, without much of a tourist crowd. Book your Kalibo tour packages from TravelTriangle and pack for a fun and engaging tropical vacation.

With the weather always welcoming its visitors with warm hugs and a cityscape full of local history, Kalibo attracts tourists with its enticing yet straightforward charm. You will find significant pieces of history all across the city. From its crossroads honouring the martyrs to roadsides with ancient cathedrals, each has its place among the people. The museums of the town are replete with traditional wear, religious artefacts, historical records etc. which give you a walk through the local culture. An essential aspect of Kalibo’s identity is the Ati-Atihan festival, a colourful and musical fiesta celebrated every January.

Kalibo also has its specimens of natural beauty. You can visit its several beaches, stunning cascading waterfalls, hilltops, limestone caves and the highly renowned mangrove reserve. The town is home to Aklan river which is ideal for witnessing a calm sunset or kayaking through its blue water. Do not miss out trying the local cuisines, especially Tamilok, a delicacy of Kalibo, and shopping around the markets for handicrafts and souvenirs.

How to reach

By Air:

Kalibo is located in the Philippines, which is an archipelago, so the only way to reach Kalibo is by air. Kalibo hosts only one airport called the Kalibo International Airport. It allows flights from several countries like South Korea, China etc. Flights for Kalibo from India are available from all major cities, but none of them has a direct route. Flight schedules usually have 2-3 stops and take anywhere from 18 hours to a day to reach Kalibo. There are several buses, taxis, vans and airport transfer services near the airport which you can pre-book for a smoother experience.

Best time to visit

Summers-

Summers in Kalibo last from March till May. These months are pretty dry and temperatures vary between 23 °C - 32 °C. The water temperature is suitable for water activities and enjoying the beach.

Winters-

Kalibo’s winter months start from December till February. The weather is pleasant with temperatures well within the range of 23.4 °C- 29.6 °C. Tourists prefer it as the climate is not extreme and water temperatures are also warm enough, which makes sightseeing and water activities enjoyable.

Places to visit

Bakhawan Eco-Park:

A pride of Kalibo and a fantastic specimen of nature conservation, the Bakhawan Eco-Park is a mangrove reserve spread across an area of approximately 200 hectares. For tourists who love eco-tours, this Park is an ideal space. It has a 1-kilometre wooden bridge flanked by tall mangroves with a beautiful seaside view on its end.

Tigayon Hill and Cave:

An important contributor to Kalibo’s history and culture, Tigayon Hill was the safe haven of freedom fighters. It holds a sacred place among the locals and also displays the biodiversity of the area. It is the highest point of Kalibo that can be trekked to the top for a breathtaking view of the surrounding natural abundance and the Aklan River. You can explore the limestone caves and visit the museum to see historical artefacts.

Freedom Shrine:

Located on the XIX Martyrs Street, Freedom Shrine is a significant and historic landmark of Kalibo. Its meaning and value are attached to the 19 Martyrs of Aklan. Each of its steps holds the mortal remains of the fighters and lead to the statue of their leader, Gen. Francisco Del Castillo.

Museo It Akean:

For an insight into the culture and history of Kalibo, visit the Museo It Akean at the Mertelino Street. You will find a display of artefacts like Pina Silk textiles, religious relics, costumes of local festivals etc. It is also known for keeping beautifully decorated headdresses that the visitors can try on.

Kalibo Cathedral:

Also known as St. John the Baptist Cathedral, Kalibo Cathedral is where you can get some calm and peace. It is the centre of Kalibo’s major festivals like the Ati-Atihan festival. It has a modern architecture and houses statues of Sto. Nino and John the Baptist.

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    Kalibo is known for its Ati-Atihan festival.

    Kalibo International Airport is the only airport in Kalibo.

    For a warm climate, March-April is the best time while December-February is ideal for tourists preferring colder weather.

    Philippine Peso is the currency of Kalibo.

    Travel time from Kalibo Airport to Boracay island is approximately 2 hours. On arriving in Caticlan Jetty, you can take a small Bangka (boat) that ferries passenger between Caticlan mainland and Boracay from 5:00 am to 9:00 pm.

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    Thing to do

    See the harvesting of Tamilok:

    A famous delicacy of Kalibo is Tamilok. It is a woodworm found in the barks of mangroves. If you are curious about them, you can see how it is gathered and even try it at several places, especially the Bakhawan Eco-Park.

    Kayaking

    If you wish for a unique experience, rent a kayak or a canoe in the Bakhawan Eco-park. It is an exciting way to enjoy the beauty of tall mangroves and the warm water of the Aklan river and Sibuyan sea.

    Hiking:

    All adventure lovers can put on their shoes and embark on the eco-trail of Bakhawan Eco-Park or discover the limestone caves while climbing to the highest point of Kalibo, Tigayon Hill.

    Enjoy the Ati-Atihan Festival:

    An identity of Kalibo is the Ati-Atihan Festival. It is a fiesta for Sto. Nino or infant Jesus. The town bustles with music, religious procession and people in colourful costumes and headdresses.

    Dress up as the locals:

    You can get into the festive spirit of Ati-Atihan festival by dressing up in the traditional costume and covering your face with colours. Be one with the locals and enjoy the music and cheer of Kalibo.

    Travel tips for a Kalibo tour

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    • Make sure to check the weather conditions before planning a Kalibo holiday.
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    • Keep your documents with you as well as travel with copies of each.

    Everyone deserves a vacation that rejuvenates and enlightens the spirit. Tourists of every taste and preference will find a point of interest in Kalibo. Whether you want to relax or have a knack for exploring the history and culture of new places, this small town in the Philippines will be your perfect holiday. Book your Kalibo tour packages from TravelTriangle for a unique experience.