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Biri Island

Biri Island Northern Samar, 6410, Philippines
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Biri amazing rock formations!

Went to Biri March 16-19 as a solo traveler and stayed at the island for 3 days and 2 nights. Good... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Manila, Philippines
The Number 5 Philippine Gem

There are seven rock formation in the island of Biri. The effect of natural forces such as the... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
Metro Manila, Philippines
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Biri Island Northern Samar, 6410, Philippines
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Went to Biri March 16-19 as a solo traveler and stayed at the island for 3 days and 2 nights. Good thing, the weather is sunny during my stay. From Catarman airport, i boarded a trike going to the jeepney terminal (Catarman to Allen and...More

16  Thank JayM04
Reviewed 6 June 2016

There are seven rock formation in the island of Biri. The effect of natural forces such as the erosive power of winds and strong surge of the sea along the coastal area of the municipality, this geological formations curved into a perfection .

1  Thank albertthebackpacker
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were looking forward to our Biri Island few day trip. We planned it for weeks. The rock formations pictures from other reviews looked fabulous. We arrived on the punt boat..then habal habal (motorcycle taxis with long extended carriers on them) to the Dive Centre...More

20  Thank SamarTraveller
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I spent 4 days and 3 nights in Biri Island for a solo trip. The visit to the different rock formations will make you breathless as you will be awed with the wonders of nature's best sculptured landscape. Aside from the rock formations, Biri offers...More

3  Thank Leo B
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Ever since it is really my passion to be on a different places with an amazing view of Nature. Reading blogs paved the way of my passion. Being new and not familiar with the place never been a hindrance to a solo traveler like me,...More

2  Thank Shalee07
Reviewed 21 March 2016

a 40 minutes boat ride takes you to Biri Island, you will get to a truism office where you will have to buy permits to go to the rock formation. You will also have to get a guide, who will be your transportation as well...More

4  Thank 3marcind
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I traveled to Biri Island with two friends and stayed there for three days. We stayed at the home of the mayor of Biri. There are hostels you can stay in for about USD3-5 per night. I can not say anything about the places you...More

2  Thank lallyocampo
Reviewed 6 January 2016

It is off the beaten track. It is for the adventurous. It is a thrilling experience. But you will be rewarded by breathtaking scenery and exhilarating activities. You won't be disappointed.

3  Thank JEmmanuelLasPinas
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Such an awesome place,wonderful and interesting rock formations each with a distinct beauty to offer every traveller that will set foot on this majestic island.One day will not be enough to trek all 6 but the 3 formations I have been too were enough to...More

3  Thank einjel g
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

my first visit to Biri was my long-waited-wish and indeed it was worth it... i was amazed with what beauty it has unfolded right infront of my very eyes...an overnight stay is not enought however, i know one thing for sure, i will go back...More

3  Thank Bernie B
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6 April 2016|
Response from peter m |
hi Eva i see your province is in Leyte so lets start from Tacloban . take a bus from tacloban to laverzares , northern samar . the bus will be probably going on to catarman , but make sure u get off at the laverzares market... More