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How To Get To The Hundred Islands National Park

By Ruel On March 20, 2015 No Comments

The Hundred Islands National Park in Brgy. Lucap, Alaminos City, Pangasinan is 250 kms. from Manila.

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This National Park covers a land area of 1,884 hectares with 123 islands. However, only three (3) islands have been developed for tourists namely: Governor, Quezon, and Children’s Island.

Of the three (3) Islands, only the Governor’s Island keeps a Guesthouse which is ideal for family use. It has 2 bedrooms, living room, dining room, comfort room/bath and kitchen. Linens, water (4 drums), generator lighting, ceiling fans, dining and cooking utensils/equipments are provided for.

The bahay kubos at Children’s Island are for budget travellers as it consists only of screened bedrooms with kerosene lighting and one (1) drum of fresh water and linens. Common areas are provided for dining and cooking as well as for toilet and bath.

Quezon Island is for picnickers and campers.

At Lucap Point (Mainland), the main

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How To Get To Casaroro Falls

By Ruel On March 18, 2015 No Comments

Dumaguete is known for its delicious desserts and fantastic underwater ecosystem, but for those looking for an alternate activity they can visit Casaroro Falls. Casaroro Falls is hidden in a tough trail through a forest and a rocky road. The trek is no cake walk, but for those who manage to overcome the difficult trail, Casaroro Falls is a noteworthy destination.

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The falls is surrounded by lush vegetation, a rocky path, and the sounds of water rushing out. Douse your aching and tired body with the fall’s cool, refreshing waters.

How to Get to Casaroro Falls

From Dumaguete City, ride the jeep bound for Valencia for ₱12; the trip takes around 20 minutes one way. From Valencia, hire a habal-habal for ₱100 one way; ask the driver to pick you up after your trip.

These are just some of the many waterfalls one can visit in

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How To Get To Bomod-Ok Falls

By Ruel On March 18, 2015 No Comments

Sagada is known for its adventurous activities from spelunking to climbing mountains to trekking, but inside this mountainous region is a waterfall, Bomod-Ok Falls, that nature-lovers will enjoy. Getting to the falls is part of the adventure.

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A trek through Sagada’s mountainous landscape is just as refreshing as taking a dip into its cool waters. Bomod-Ok powerfully drops into the basin of water just below it, creating a picturesque image with the mountainous region as its backdrop. For adrenaline junkies, nothing beats cliff diving off one of Bomod-Ok’s cliffs. The momentary flight electrifies one’s body and gives the jumper a sense of accomplishment after a tiring trek to get to the falls.

How to Get to Bomod-Ok Falls

There are plenty of tours in Sagada’s town that offer Bomod-Ok Falls as part of their tour packages for around ₱500 to ₱600. You will be taken

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The Beauty Of The Buruwisan Falls

By Ruel On March 18, 2015 No Comments

While not as popular as Pagsanjan Falls in the same province, a trip to Buruwisan Falls is a rewarding experience. The trail to Buruwisan falls is not for the faint of heart. A trek through muddy trails (when it rains) and forested areas is no easy task. But once visitors have conquered the initial challenge of getting to the falls, it is a rewarding experience.

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Buruwisan Falls beautifully and slowly gushes and drops onto the basin of water at its feet. Take a dip into its emerald, cool, and refreshing waters to revitalize your tired body. After swimming, you can just sit back, relax, and take plenty of pictures of nature’s work of art.

How to Get to Buruwisan Falls

From Metro Manila, go to HM transit terminal in either Cubao or Taft. Once at the terminal, ride a bus bound for Sta. Cruz, Laguna.

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The Spectacular Ditumabo Falls

By Ruel On March 18, 2015 No Comments

Baler is known for its waves that are perfect for surfing, but Baler also has a spectacular waterfall that every visitor must visit.

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Ditumabo falls, also known as Mother Falls, is a wonderful work of nature. This towering waterfall is picturesque from every angle. If you are tired of surfing all day, swimming in Ditumabo Falls is a good alternative.

How to Get to Ditumabo Falls

From Metro Manila, ride an overnight bus for around ₱600 to ₱700 to get to Baler, Aurora.

Once in Baler, there are tricycle drivers willing to take you to the falls as a packaged tour with other destinations for
approximately ₱1,200 to ₱1,500 for the whole day.

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Tinuy-An Falls – Niagara Falls of the Philippines

By Ruel On March 18, 2015 No Comments

Tinuy-An Falls in Caraga is dubbed as the “Niagara Falls of the Philippines.” This wonderful masterpiece of nature is a sight to behold with huge amounts of water crashing down amidst a backdrop of lush vegetation and rock formations. Feel the power of the waterfall by riding a raft under its mighty downpour.

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Visitors can also climb up the side of the waterfall to get an overlooking view. You can also swim in the fall’s shallow waters to cool off. There are huts where you can get a great view of the waterfalls while having a picnic with family and friends.

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How to Get to Tinuy-An Falls

From Bislig, you can hire a habal-habal for around ₱350 to take you to the waterfall and back to your accommodation in town. There is an entrance fee of

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Cambugahay Falls In The Island of Fire Siquijor

By Ruel On March 18, 2015 No Comments

Cambugahay Falls is another destination that intrepid wanderers can experience as they explore the Island of Fire, Siquijor. The falls’ blue and cool waters are as magical as the island.

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Visiting this multi-tiered waterfall is the perfect way to cool off from the heat after bumming around the pristine beaches of Siquijor. Take the plunge by jumping off one of the waterfalls’ tiers or by swinging into the waters using a vine hanging from one of the trees.

How to Get to Cambugahay Falls

Once in Siquijor, you can get a tour from any of the tricycle drivers on the island. Most drivers package Cambugahay Falls with a tour around the island for around ₱1,000 for the whole day. Visitors can also rent motorcycles to explore the island on their own.

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Asik-Asik Falls

By Ruel On March 18, 2015 No Comments

Mindanao almost always gets unwarranted bad press because of the perceived danger in the region. Anyone who gets to visit though knows that it’s endowed with beautiful natural landscapes. One that you’ll find deep in one of its mountainous forests is Asik-Asik Falls.

With bursts of water coming from the verdant wall of the mountain, Asik-Asik Falls is nothing short of spectacular. The vegetation that clings onto the mountain as the waterfalls burst creates a surreal picture. As soon as you enter the premises of the waterfall, you will be dumbfounded!

Getting to Asik-Asik is no easy task as the road is unpaved. But for those who make the trip, they will make unforgettable memories.

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How to Get to Asik-Asik Falls

From Cotabato City, ride a van going to Midsayap for ₱60 – the trip is approximately an hour long. Once in town, hire a habal-habal

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