The Pulangbato Falls in Valencia

Pulangbato Falls Valencia Negros Oriental Location Red Waterfalls Hiking Trail Water Color Size Swimming Iron Length River Basin Camping Depth Stream Creek Height Distance Flow Tour Picnic GuideThe Pulangbato Falls is located in Valencia in Negros Oriental Province. The Pulangbato Waterfalls features a large cascade of reddish water, which is high in iron content. The reddish color comes from the rusting cliff rocks in its path, creating an awesome two-toned waterfalls. The Pulangbato Falls is one of the most popular destinations in Valencia and its two toned waterfalls make for excellent photography. Continue reading

Forest Camp in Valencia

Forest Camp Valencia Negros Oriental Location Property Size Family Picnic Camping Grounds Land Cottage Tree House Conference Reception Hall Backpackers Den Dormitory Fees Contact Manager Room Rates Forest Camp is located in Valencia in Negros Oriental Province. Forest Camp was first opened to the public in 1990. It began as a 6,000 square meter property originally used as the family’s private picnic and camping grounds and with nothing much but a simple shed. Today it occupies 2.2 hectares of land. It now features 2 large nipa hut houses, 4 cottages, a tree house, a 250-people capacity conference/reception hall, a backpacker’s den and a dormitory that can hold up to 20 students. There is a vast camping area too and an interesting hike trail. At Forest Camp, one can either hike, swim in the cool freshwater pool, picnic or camp at the grounds, or take a guided trek to the nearby Casaroro Falls or Mount Talinis. Room rates begin at P800 for a half day stay in the Backpacker’s Den accommodating a maximum of 10 people. A great place for kids and Continue reading

The Cata-al War Museum in Valencia

Cata-al War Memorabilia Museum Valencia Negros Oriental world japanese bomb grenade artillery location Building exhibit collection display collection history culture artifacts hours entrance fee info The Cata-al War Memorabilia Museum is located in Valencia in Negros Oriental Province. The Cata-al War Memorabilia Museum is housed in a private residence on the outskirts of town and has a collection of relics from the Philippine campaign of World War II. Most of the relics were collected by the owner, Porforio Cata-an in the area of Mount Talinis, where approximately 10,000 Japanese soldiers died during the bombing campaign. Continue reading

The Banica Valley Swimming Lagoon in Valencia

Banica Valley Swimming Lagoon Valencia Negros Oriental pool garden setting location distance water depth hiking Trail size temperature kilometer history construction River fishing Park entrance The Banica Valley Swimming Lagoon is located in Valencia in Negros Oriental Province. The Banica Valley Swimming Lagoon features two river-fed swimming pools in a garden setting. The swimming lagoon is a favorite hangout of picknickers due to its proximity to Dumaguete City. Facilities include restrooms and a cantina. Valencia is located nine kilometers west of Dumaguete City. Continue reading

Casaroro Falls in Valencia

Casaroro Falls ValenciaA nice half day trip to the worth seeing Casaroro Waterfall. About half an hour by car via Dumaguete to Valencia then, depending of the conditions, another half an hour by car or Habal Habal (motorbike with driver) to the entrance of the nature reserve (small entrance fee). You have to prepare yourself for a small exercise, there are about 300 steps downwards into the valley. After a beautiful walk along the river in tropical, rainforest like area you reach the waterfall with a nice basin which invites to have a refreshing swim. Continue reading