Balbalasang-Balbalan National Park in Kalinga

Balbalasang Balbalan National Park Kalinga Cordillera Region Mount Abra Biodiversity Location Luzon Wildlife Sapocoy Mountain CampingBalbalasang-Balbalan National Park іs а protected area оf the Philippines located іn the municipality оf Balbalan, Kalinga іn the Cordillera Administrative Region. The park covers аn area оf 1,338 hectares аnd іs centered оn Mount Balbalasang іn the barangay оf the same name near the provincial border wіth Abra. Dubbed the “green heart оf the Cordillera”, the park іs representative оf the rich biodiversity аnd landscape оf thіs mountain region wіth sоme оf the mоst intact pine forests аnd richly endemic flora аnd fauna. Іt wаs declared а national park іn 1972 by virtue оf Republic Act No. 6463. The Park belongs to the Luzon Biogeographic Region and representative of the Cordillera Mountains, a unique center of endemism on Luzon. It is composed of two mountain ranges with numerous creeks all draining towards the Saltan River. The topography of Continue reading

Minalungao National Park

Minalungao National Park General TinioOne of General Tinio’s Tourist attractions is the Minalungao National Park, located at Sitio Minalungao, Barangay Pias. Considered one of the few remaining natural environments in Central Luzon. The Minalungao National Park got its name from the words mina which literally means mine and lungao which translates to cave. With that being said, you should expect spelunking as one of the things to do. To complete the experience, bring your friends and set up camp, float on a raft, dive off a cliff, climb on a boulder and hike a trail. The Park has great potential for ecotourism and is awaiting development. Its pristine river,spring and unique geological features characterized by breathtaking Continue reading

Tongonan Hotsprings National Park in Leyte

Tongonan Hotsprings National Park OrmocThe Tongonan Geothermal Power Plant is located inside the Tongonan Hotsprings National Park in Leyte Province. This is the first geothermal power plant to operate in the Philippines. This valley of geothermal power can supply electricity to the whole region when fully developed. Around the valley are numerous spots of hot springs where one can cook hard boiled eggs in fifteen minutes. It is also the first geothermal power plant to be built in the country. To get to the national park, buses, jeepneys, Tamaraw FX and L300 ply for Ormoc City from Tacloban City (two hours). The park is accessible from Kananga route by various transports plying Ormoc-Tongonan route.

Naujan Lake National Park

Naujan Lake National Park Oriental MindoroNaujan Lake National Park in Oriental Mindoro is the fifth largest lake in the Philippines. It is volcanic in origin and receives water from local run-off with no major effluents. There are large areas of shallow water with an abundant growth of aquatic vegetation. Most of the people in the area depend upon the lake for their livelihood, particularly through fishing. Naujan Lake National Park is bounded by the Municipalities of Naujan in the north, Victoria in the west, Socorro in the south and Pola in the east. The park lies between 13°04’ to 13°15’ North latitude and 120°17’ to 120°27’ East longitude. It is located in the northeastern coast of the island of Mindoro Island which is under the administrative jurisdiction of the Province of Oriental Mindoro. Continue reading

Mahagnao Volcano National Park in Burauen

Mahagnao LakeEstablished as a national park since 1937; awe-inspiring craters, hotsprings, multi-colored muds and rocks, lakes, virgin forests with giant ferns and orchids, lagoon, and temperate climate.

Most people travel to Lake Mahagnao Volcanic National Park to trek through the stunning countryside past a vast array of flora and fauna including orchids, lilies, colorful birds, giant ferns and tropical shrubs. There is plenty to see along the way such as dazzling waterfalls and a flowing river. The focal point of the park is two volcanic craters consisting of cool Mahagnao Lake and warm Malagsum Lake. Continue reading

Mount Iglit-Baco National Park

Mount IglitThe Mount Iglit-Baco National Park (MIBNP) was proclaimed by virtue R.A. No. 6148 dated Nov. 11, 1970. As such, it is an initial components of National Integrated Protected Areas System under. Mts. Iglit-Baco NP encompasses at least eight (8) major river systems and has a rugged terrain composed of slopes, river gorgers and plateaus. Continue reading

Mount Pulag National Park

Mount PulagMt. Pulag National Park lies on the north and south spine of the Grand Cordillera Central that stretches from Pasaleng, Ilocos Norte to the Cordillera Provinces. It falls within the administrative jurisdiction of two (2) Regions: Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Cagayan Valley (R2).

The whole park is located within the Philippine Cordillera Mountain Range and is very rugged, characterized by steep to very steep slopes at the mountainsides and generally rolling areas at the mountain peak. Mt. Pulag National Park is the highest peak in Luzon and is the second highest mountain in the Philippines with an elevation of 2,922 m. above sea level. Continue reading

Rajah Sikatuna National Park in Bohol

Philippine TarsierExplore one of the best-kept secrets on the island of Bohol, the Rajah Sikatuna National Park. This unique and exciting wilderness area encompasses over 10,000 hectares of native molave forest and grasslands. It is considered the last remaining natural molave forest in Bohol dominated by numerous dipterocarp species. Over 100 caves carve through the mountains of Rajah Sikatuna National Park. Continue reading

Sohoton National Park in Basey

Sohoton National ParkThe park is situated at Rawis, Brgy. Guirang, Basey, Samar covering an approximate area of 840 hectares.  Fascinating geological features abound in the area of the national park such as caves, hugs, limestone boulders, rockholes, weathered formation rocks and underground rivers.

The most prominent assemblage in the park is the cathedral-like caves, which are the Panhulugan I, and II, Sohoton and Bugosan.  All the caves in the park are endogen caves in angular limestone cliff, which support the base of other crack system.  It abounds with flowstones and dripstones.  Two and a half (2½) hours motorboat ride from Tacloban City and two (2) hours ride from Basey proper can reach these tourist spots in Basey

Fuyot Springs National Park in Ilagan

Pinzal FallsSituated in the suburbs of Santa Victoria, City of Ilagan, Fuyot Springs National Park nestles a multitude of attractions guaranteed to satisfy adventurers. The park is also the location of the Santa Victoria Caves, which showcases more than 12 caves open for public spelunking. The caves feature formed lattices, stalactites, and stalagmites, a few of which have mineral deposits making them glimmer and shine when hit by light. Also within the park is Pinzal Falls, reached by a treading a short trek from the park proper. Following the creek flowing from the falls, an adventurer will find a pathway of rocks and waterholes enough to excite an avid adventurer.