The Limunsudan Falls in Iligan

Limunsudan Falls Rogongon Iligan City Lanao Del Norte Location Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Size Swimming Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic Bathing The Limunsudan Falls is located in Rogongon, Iligan City in Lanao del Norte Province. The Limunsudan Waterfalls is a two-tiered waterfall and is tucked in a vast mountainous and forested area that not many Iliganons know of, much less considered as a travel destination because of its remoteness. It is considered the Philippines’ highest waterfall with the height of 870 feet, with the lower part cascading alone higher than the Maria Cristina Falls. The source of the waterfall is feed by the abundant lush from the highlands of Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur as it is bounded by the two provinces. The Limunsudan Falls is located 55 kilometers away from Is located Iligan Citiy. Reaching the falls requires either a two-day trek across jungles or a five-hour circuitous drive that takes one to Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental Province, then to Talakag in Bukidnon Province, and then back to Iligan in Lanao del Norte. Continue reading

Diyandi Festival in Iligan

Diyandi Festival Sa IliganThe Iligan Diyandi Festival is the official title for the city’s month long cultural celebration. It concludes with the feast day of Saint Michael the Archangel on September 29. The festival was established to promote Iligan’s cultural identity. The Iligan City Council passed and approved a resolution establishing Diyandi Festival as the tourism name of Iligan. Today, the fiesta celebration developed into a much bigger and more culturally charged celebration. The “Diyandi” is also a rite performed by the “Dumagats” (now Christians), the Maranaos (Muslims) and the Higaonons (lumads or natives) to jointly pay homage to St. Michael. The dance aptly depicts the multicultural background of Iligan City. The “Diyandi” had been passed from generations to generations and became a part of this city’s cultural heritage.

Ilagan, Isabela

St Ferdinand Cathedral Iligan IsabelaIlagan is located on the central portion of the province of Isabela. Bounded on the north by the municipality of Tumauini; on the northeast by the municipality of Divilacan; on the east by the Pacific Ocean; on the northwest by the municipality of Delfin Albano; on the west by the municipality of Quirino, on the southeast by the municipality of Palanan. The municipality is located approximately between 17 degrees, 2 minutes and 17 degrees, 14 minutes north latitude and 121 degrees, 45 minutes and 122 degrees, 30 minutes east longitude. Ilagan is approximately 96 kilometers from Tuguegarao and 130 kilometer from Bayombong. It is 292 air kilometers north of Manila and is linked with metro city by the national highway via Sta. Fe. By this highway, the distance between these two points is about 400 kilometers. Continue reading

Iligan City, Lanao del Norte

Limunsudan Falls IliganThe City of Iligan (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Iligan; Tagalog: Lungsod ng Iligan) is a highly urbanized city north of the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines, and the province’s former capital. It is approximately 795 kilometers southeast of Manila. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 399,061 people. There are five shipping lines serving Manila, Cebu City, and Ozamiz City routes namely: Superferry, Cebu Ferries, Carlos A. Gothong Lines, Negros Navigation, Sulpicio Lines, and Cokaliong Shipping Lines. Iligan is predominantly Christian (93.61%). Iliganons compose of the Cebuano speaking locals and the minority that compose of the Maranao, Tagalog and some other cultural minorities and immigrants from other places. It is not only rich in natural resources and Continue reading

Tinago Falls in Iligan

Tinago Falls IliganAs literally implied it is hidden in deep ravine, the falls cascading beautifully into the basin likepool,calm, deep, and icy cold. It has an elevation of approximately 420 ft. Tinago Falls is located at Linamon in Lanao del Norte Province, 52 kilometers away from Tubod.

Tinago Falls is a waterfall in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. It is one of the main tourist attractions in Iligan, a city known as the City of Majestic Waterfalls. Continue reading