It's Easy to Get Here
Tagum City is one of the most progressive cities in Metropolitan Davao. It is accessible by plane, by land and by sea.
Travel by Air
The Davao International Airport has daily flights to and from major cities in the Philippines and weekly flights to Singapore and Manado, Indonesia. The airport is an hour ride from Tagum City. Upon arrival at the airport, metered taxicabs are available and flag down rate is PHP 40.00 for units with air conditioner. Minimum fare for a public utility vehicle is PHP 7.00. The taxicabs or PUBs will take you to the bus terminals located at Ecoland, Davao City and from there different kinds of buses will take you safe to Tagum City.
Travel by Sea
Superferry will bring you to Davao Sasa Wharf safely with its three times a week trip if you are from Manila (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.) If you’re from Cebu City, the trip is only once a week, the departure is Sunday and you will arrive Davao on Monday. If you’re from Iloilo City, the departure is every Thursday and the arrival is Friday and if you’re from Zamboanga City the departure is every Tuesday and the arrival is Wednesday.
Travel by Land
Tagum City can be reached by land boarding Philtranco Bus from Pasay City via Bicol Region then to Samar, Leyte. From Leyte the bus will board a ferry boat to Surigao City then to Butuan City, San Francisco Agusan del Sur and in a few hours you will reach Tagum City. It took you three days to reach Tagum by land but you will enjoy the scenic views of the Philippine Island from Metro Manila to Visayas and Mindanao.
Suggested Arrivals and Departures
Those who will be attending the 6th ASEAN Scout Jamboree are requested to arrive in Davao City (Davao City International Airport / Francisco Bangoy International Airport) not later than 26 November 2017, Sunday and are suggested to leave not later than 3 December 2017, Sunday. The duration of stay is for eight (8) days and seven (7) nights.
The suggested itineraries of travels are as follows:
- 26 November 2017 Arrival of Participants in Manila / Davao City Travel from Davao City to Tagum City Arrival at the Camp Site
- 27 Nov – 2 Dec 2017 Camp Proper
- 3 December 2017 Travel from Tagum City to Davao City Departure from Davao City to Manila / Home Country
ASEAN Scout Jamboree
Experience Tagum. Experience the Philippines.
Tagum City is like a microcosm of Southeast Asia, where cultures are diverse yet unified, and where traditions are preserved. Sitting at the crossroads of Mindanao Island, Tagum City offers a unique palette of leisure, adventure and fun. Be amazed with the city’s distinct royal welcome as Tagum is known as the “Palm City of the Philippines.” It also hosts the country’s largest holiday tree (at 150 ft) which stands in front of its iconic city hall. Despite being an urban center, the city is home to various green parks like the San Agustin Botanical Park. Tagum City never runs out of adventure. It’s waiting for you to experience it.
Foreign delegates to the 6th ASEAN Scout Jamboree will have the opportunity to experience the Philippines! Located at the Southeast Asian Subcontinent, the Philippines is an archipelago made up of 7,641 islands—complete with unique landscapes and seascapes! In Davao Region alone where Tagum City is located, adventures range from highlands to islands. Beyond the region, the beaches and the mountains are waiting for you!