Posts Tagged:ecotourism


One Million Lights Distribution in Zambales

With One Million Lights, we went to visit the Aetas of Banawen and Lobong-Anangka to give them light.

Our 4×4 got stuck in the river twice,

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See you in Baler!

EVENT ALERT: Farewell to the North Swell

Come and join the Circle in Baler this February 16 to 18, 2018 as we start to say farewell to the North Swell. We’ve got lots of activities lined up including yoga with Ghia Nabong, Read More

ALBUM: Return of the South Swell 2017

Just a sneak peek of the Return of the South Swell celebration we held in Zambales last weekend.

Thank you to everyone who came to share in the good vibes!

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Tribes and Treks: September Dates

Trek through the beautiful volcanic ash valleys of Zambales to the 3,000 hectare ancestral domain lands of the Aetas to help them re-grow a rainforest. Try their local food, learn their songs and dances;

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When we met our new travel buddies!

There Are No Strangers: Jowel and Pepper’s Travel Tale

Words and photos from hostel guest Jowel:

Me & my friend Pepper visited The Circle Hostel in Zambales on November last year to join the Tribes & Treks and to experience what was it like to be part of the “Circle.”

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Tribes July 2017

Tribes and Treks Dates: July

It’s never too early to plan your July trips! Join us for #TribesAndTreks and experience traveling with a purpose. Get to know the Aetas of Yangil, Zambales, learn about their culture,

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Tribes and Treks: Marc’s POV

Last month I visited an Aeta community in Yangil, Zambales and it ended up being one of my greatest experiences since moving back to the Philippines. Learning about reforestation and archery,

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Tribes and Treks: April Dates!

Come save the planet one tree at a time on The Circle Hostel’s Tribes and Treks Tour. 🙂

We have open dates every Saturday of April with packages starting at P1,500 includling transfers to and from the trail site,

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Tribes and Treks: March Dates


Make your trips more meaningful and join us for Tribes and Treks this March! Visit an indigenous tribe, learn about their culture and help replant a rainforest.

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Tribes and Treks for February

Tribes and Treks: February Dates

Learn about an indigenous culture while helping to replant a rainforest! Join us this month for#TribesAndTreks in Zambales.

Packages start at Php1,500 and include transfers to and from the hostel to the trail,

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Barangay Urbiztondo, Circle Road, La Union, San Juan, Philippines

San Felipe, Zambales,

Buton Street, Brgy. Sabang, Aurora, Baler, Philippines