The Tabbak Tunnel in Kibungan

Tabbak Tunnel Kibungan Benguet Abandoned Mine Cave Stonewall Pyrite False Gold Glitter History Construction Habitat Bats Visit Tour Guide Mining Operation Discovery Safety Depth Length Size ExploreThe Tabbak Tunnel is located in Kibungan in Benguet Province. The Tabbak Tunnal is an abandoned mine exploration tunnel. Its stonewalls contain pyrites, “false gold” which glitter when it reflects light inside the tunnel. It has become a habitat to a host of bats. It is believed that the area may have some mineral lodes but the community residents resisted the mining industry. The Tabbak Tunnel is a potential man-made attraction of the municipality of Kibungan. Kibungan is located 62 kilometer (39 miles) north of Baguio City. Continue reading

The Nasngi Hot Springs in Kibungan

Nasngi Hot Spring Kibungan Benguet Thermal Springs Swimming Bathing Water Depth Temperature Location Geology Sulfur Volcano Mountain Kil Kili Palina Tour Visit River Guide Distance Kilometer History The Nasngi Hot Springs are located in Kibungan in Benguet Province. The Nasngi Springs are best recommended for bathing and swimming. Geologists who visited the place suggest the water source is from Mount Kil-kili at barangay Palina.  The Nasngi Hot Springs are potential natural attraction found in Poblacion. Kibungan is located 62 kilometer (39 miles) north of Baguio City. Continue reading

The Lon-oy Hydropower Plant in Bakun

Lon-oy Hydroelectric Power Plant Bakun Benguet Power Plant Electricity Unstable Terrain History Facility Construction Electric Hydro Damage Repair Lonoy River Water Harness Household Terrain Location The Lon-oy Hydroelectric Power Plant is located in Bakun in Benguet Province. The Lon-oy power plant has been rebuilt three times in its 20-year history. It was damaged by landslides brought about by a typhoons in 1997, in 2008, and again in the year 2000. The ongoing damage is attributable to the unstable terrain on which the plant is located on. This does not deter Hedcor from rebuilding and responsibly delivering 12 million kWh for NPC and BENECO. The plant employs four employees to maintain and operate it. Continue reading

Lake Binejayeng in Bokod

Binejayeng Lake Daclan Bokod Benguet State University Location Size Depth Camping Hiking Trail Swimming Fishing Camping Picnic Length History Resort Description Elevation Fish Water Lake Binejayeng is located in Daclan, Bokod in Benguet Province. Lake Binejayeng is a potential natural attraction found in Daclan near the Bokod campus of Benguet State University. The lake is suitable for for picnics, camping, fishing, and swimming. Continue reading

The Strawberry Fields in La Trinidad

Strawberry Fields La Trinidad Benguet Location Farm Harvest Season Fruit Picking Schedule Farming Barangay Map Layout Size Ripeness Color Size Province Recipe Pasalubong Irrigation Shape Taste The Strawberry Fields of La Trinidad is located in Benguet Province. The town earned for itself a place in the Guinness World Book of Records by producing the largest “strawberry shortcake” which weighs 9.6 tons and feeds more or less 50,000 guest and residents. Strawberry picking by hand is allowed by some farmers in the area. Tourist flock to Balili Barangay where strawberry picking is encouraged. Here, domestic and foreign visitors enjoy taking selfies at the strawberry fields as they personally choose the ripeness, color, and size of the strawberries they plan to bring home as “pasalubong.” The Strawberry Fields is an existing man-made attraction of the municipality of La Trinidad. La Trinidad is located just north of Baguio City and 215 kilometers northwest of Manila. Continue reading

Mount Gedgedayan in Bakun

Mount Gedgedayan Bakun Benguet Crying Mountain Location Mountain Elevation Hiking Trail Summit Map Layout Distance Height Difficulty Trekking Climb Barangay Kilometer Cave Cave Camping History Facade Mount Gedgedayan is located in Bakun in Benguet Province. Nicknamed the Crying Mountain, Mount Gedgedayan offers a panoramic view of Mount Kabunian including other picturesque mountains of the municipality. This mountain is remarkable because of its multi-faceted structure and sleeping beuty shape formations. The rocky façade of Mount Gedgedayan resembles the carved faces of Mount Rushmore in the United States. This mountain is also a perfect venue for sightseeing and camping. Due to its undisturbed nature, it has became a dwelling place for several species of wild animals. Mount Gedgedayan is a potential natural attraction found in Bakun. Continue reading

The Les-eng Rice Terraces in Kibungan

Les-Eng Rice Terraces Tacadang Kibungan Benguet Location Rock Formation Hiking Trail Pine Tree Forest Leseng Farm Harvest Season Crops Barangay Farmer Size Length Water Irrigation Kilometer Tour The Les-eng Rice Terraces are located in Tacadang Kibungan in Benguet Province. The Les-eng Rice Terraces are surrounded by rock formations. The Les-eng Rice Terraces can be reached after a six hour hike through lush pine forests in Barangay Tacadang. The trail passes through rocky mountains for hardy hikers and adventurous tourists only. This Lesang Terraces are a potential man-made attraction of the municipality of Kibungan. Kibungan is located 62 kilometer (39 miles) north of Baguio City. Continue reading

The Ancestral Land Mark in Buguias

Ancestral Land Mark Buguias Benguet Clan Marker Province Ancestry Location Description Landmark Family Tribe Distance Attraction Filipino Province Barangay Perimeter Boundary Layout Map History The Ancestral Land Mark is located in Buguias in Benguet Province. This is a clan marker where people from the province and other places can trace and locate their ancestors. The Ancestral Land Mark is a potential man-made attraction of the municipality of Buguias. Buguias is located 75 kilometers (47 miles) away from Baguio City. Continue reading

The Pey-og Falls in Kapangan

Pey-Og Falls Kapangan Benguet Peyog Boklaoan Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing Nature Guide The Pey-og Falls are located in Boklaoan, Kapangan in Benguet Province. The Pey-og Waterfalls measures 100 meters in height, with water cascading down into a natural pool basin suitable for swimming and picnic related activities. The Pey-og Falls, sometimes spelled Peyog Falls, is a potential natural attraction found in Boklaoan. The waterfalls area is located 48 kilometer from Baguio City for a travel time of 3 hours and 30 minutes. The distance from the Barangay station to the site is five kilometers and requires a hike of about two hours.

Kapangan is located 29 kilometers (18 miles) away from the provincial capital of La Trinidad. Kapangan can be reached through the Acop-Kapangan-Kibungan National Road Continue reading

The Talinguroy View Point in Wangal

Talinguroy View Point Wangal La Trinidad Benguet Deck Panoramic Location Sunset Skyline Hiking Trail Distance Kilometer Point Attraction Tour Guide Address Elevation Summit Viewing Witness Vista The Talinguroy View Point is located in Wangal, La Trinidad in Benguet Province. From the Talinguroy View Point, visitors can witness a panoramic view of the sunset and its orange skyline. The Talinguroy Point is located 30 minutes hike away from the provincial capitol grounds. It is a potential natural attraction found in Wangal. La Trinidad is located just north of Baguio City and 215 kilometers northwest of Manila. Continue reading