Nagtipunan Town in Quirino

Nagtipunan Town Quirino Cagayan Valley Bimmapor City Location History Population Map Tourism Destination Festival Town Mayor Economy Government Barangay Plaza People Language Distance Transport Nagtipunan is located in Quirino Province and is home to virgin forests and perfect as an adventure and ecotourism destination. This Cagayan Valley town it is being developed as a gateway to Quezon Province. Also found in Nagtipunan is the famous “Bimmapor,” a rock formation which resembles a sunken ship, of which only the upper decks are protruding from the ground. Nagtipunan is located 54 kilometers from Cabarroguis. Continue reading

General Luna in Siargao

General Luna Siargao Island Agusan Del Norte Town Location Resort Surfing City Capital Beach Coral Barrier Waves Surf Tide Distance Kilometer Ocean Hotel Cloud Season Tour Guide Population Map Info General Luna is located on Siargao Island in Agusan del Norte Province. General Luna has the most resorts on the island along with a 27 kilometer stretch of sugar-white beaches, sapphire seas and natural coral barrier that keeps the inlet waters placid. Siargao Island is considered the Surfing Capital of the Philippines. At high tide, tube-like waves from the Pacific Ocean can be heard and seen throughout General Luna. The town is also the place where you can view different quality surfing waves in the famous Cloud 9. A perfect destination for surfing during the months of November to January and Island hopping adventure from November to January. Continue reading

Lake Danao in Ormoc City

Lake Danao Ormoc City Tacloban Leyte Volcanic Crater Violin Shape Water Elevation Size Kilometers Mountain Range Depth Fishing Giant Eel Depression Fault Rock Formation Tour Guide Distance Location Lake Danao is located in Ormoc City, 125 kilometers away from Tacloban City in Leyte Province. As Ormoc’s main natural attraction, Lake Danao is a violin-shaped lake 2,100 feet above sea level and three kilometers long; hemmed by cloud-capped mountain ranges of undetermined depth; wild animals roaming its surrounding forest; hunter’s paradise; lake said to be the habitat of giant eel. Geologists believe this lake is volcanic in origin, like the popular Taal Lake in Tagaytay City. It is a depression produced by the Leyte Central Fault, an active fault passing through the lake area in N-S direction. Most rock formations that surrounds the lake are andesitic volcanic rocks. At more or less 700 meters above sea level, Lake Danao lies on an altitude similar to Tagaytay, making the area cooler than the average Philippine temperature. Continue reading

Dako Island in Siargao

Dako Island Siargao Beach General Luna Visayan Resort Norte Resort Tour Guide Swimming Snorkeling Scuba Diving Tour Guide Schedule Sand Shoreline Fishing Picnic Visit History Destination Hotel Info Dako Island is located in Siargao. It is one of the finest best beaches in the Philippines and the largest amont the three other destinations in the area (Naked Island and Guyam Island). In Gen. Luna, Siargao, “Dako” is derived from the Visayan word for “Big”. The island found in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines is also home to beautiful sceneries perfect for a day off from chasing swells. Think clean torquoise waters, cream fine sand, wide quiet shoreline, delicious grilled mahi mahi, and fantastic sun. Continue reading

Tree Top Adventure at Subic Bay

Tree Top Adventure Subic Bay Freeport Canopy Walk Trekking Drop Superman Ride Tour Zipline Upper Cubi Location Park Facility Rainforest Jungle Trail Bridge Nature Sanctuary Entrance Fee Rides Animals Tree Top Adventure is a nature park which offers a Canopy Walk, Trekking, Tree Drop, and the Superman ride. Tree-top type adventures and adventure tourism in general are gaining tremendous popularity worldwide. The Tree Top Adventure Park at Subic Bay is patterned after the canopy tour or zip-line tour originally developed in Costa Rica. Situated in the incredible Upper Cubi, deeply-forested jungle-area of Subic is Treetop Adventure; a facility delivering some of the most exciting experiences available in the entire Philippines. Embark on adventure tourism 100 feet above the ground, as expansive vistas entrench and bathe you in the lush wonder of the Subic rainforest. Experience jungle trails, not of the ordinary variety at all; no, these trails are situated 100 feet above the ground, consisting of platforms, suspension bridges and a Continue reading

The Secret Lagoon in El Nido

Secret Lagoon El Nido Palawan Limestone Karst Cliff Walls Location Entrance Swimming Small Hole Hidden Pristine White Sand Beach Water Depth Snorkeling Tour Guide Fee Pictures Rock Jagged Resort Secret Lagoon is surrounded by limestone karst cliffs in El Nido, Palawan. This lagoon is called secret because people are unable to see the lagoon unless they enter a small hole. This hidden lagoon is within an island with a pristine white beach and crystal clear water. You go there to enjoy the view from the beach, the beach itself and to explore the Secret Lagoon. As you enter into a small hole, you will see a massive caldera that was once a cave which collapsed and now is surrounded by karst cliffs. In the middle is a lagoon. Continue reading

Tulwanan Village in Dipolog

Tulwanan Village Lugdungan Dipolog Town Location History Subanon Barangay River Site Population Tribe People Description Industry Resort Farm Distance Transportation Bus Kilometer Market Trading Post Tulwanan Village is the original settlement of Dipolog’s earliest residents, the Subanons. Barangay Lugdungan is located about six kilometers from the city proper and along the Dipolog River, which the Subanons used to transport their products to trading posts and markets in the early days. To preserve its historical significance and for the younger generation to see and reflect on their cultural history the City Government constructed replicas of Subanen houses in the site. Continue reading

Dinadiawan Beach Dicadi Highway Aurora

Dinadiawan Beach Dicadi Highway Aurora location view pacific ocean forest sierra madre Mountain range rock formation shoreline Waterfalls agri resort rock sand baler location distance swimming info Dinadiawan Beach is located along the Dicadi Highway, and two hours away from Baler, in Aurora Province. Dinadiawan Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Aurora, with a fabulous view of the Pacific Ocean, the lush, diverse forests of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, and the rock formation along the shoreline. And, Dinadiawan Beach is resort-free. Near the Dinadiawan Beach is the Dinadiawan Waterfalls, the Dinadiawan Agri Resort, and the Rock and Sand Beach Resort. To get to Dinadiawan Beach, take a private vehicle from Baler town proper and use the Dicadi highway to drive north. Travel Time: Four hours Continue reading

Aglipay Town in Quirino

Aglipay Town Quirino Cagayan Valley City Gregorio Priest Independent Church Population Location History Spanish Colonizers Settlement Addalam River Pensal Waterfalls Mabo Falls Resort Jeepney Bus Aglipay Town is located in Quirino Province in the Cagayan Valley. Aglipay Town is a history-laden town that got its name from Fr. Gregorio Aglipay, a priest belonging to the Philippine Independent Church who rebelled against the Spanish colonizers and settled at the banks of the town’s Addalam River. Aglipay is home to the Pensal Waterfalls and the Mabo Falls. Continue reading

Maripipi Island in Biliran

Maripipi Island Biliran Isla Rosa Rosette Luzon Visayas Commerce Strategic Location Size Beach Coast Description Channel Transportation Motorcycle Habal Naval Port Tour Guide Resort Fishing Swimming Maripipi Island, also known as Isla Rosa, or Rosette Island, is an island and the smallest municipality of Biliran Province. Maripipi was a vital link for the Luzon-Visayas commerce for its strategic location during the Spanish times. It was as they say where the Spanish galleons set ahoy. The island has a coastal circumference of twenty-four kilometers. It is separated from the mainland by a channel. There are no tricycles or jeepneys on Maripipi Island, but you can get around by hiring a motorcycle for about P400. In order to get to Maripipi Island, you must first travel to Naval, the capital city of Biliran. Naval can be reached by van from Tacloban or Ormoc in Leyte. Three daily ferry boats (large outrigger boats) leave for Maripipi Island from Naval port in Biliran. Continue reading