8 Waterfalls to explore in Philippines
The Philippines, island country of Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago consisting of some 7,100 islands and islets lying about 500 miles off the coast of Vietnam.
Considered to be the tallest of its kind anywhere in the country by hydraulic engineers for its series of 84 falls, each step of which measuring an average of 69 feet, the Aliwagwag Falls truly stood out for its kind as a towering piece of nature. They recently developed a park that will surely boost the region’s tourism. It was now one of the famous tourist attractions in this area.
One of the beautiful waterfalls in the heart of Davao city. The main falls is around 20 feet high. Its mountain cool, gentle cascades curtain down the limy rock. Locals say the falls are a 5-series cascade. It is one of the natural tourist attractions of the mountainous area and it has bamboo huts that provide shade and a place to prepare foods.
Hinulugang Taktak is a waterfall in the Philippines found in the province of Rizal on Luzon island. The waterfall area has been designated as a National Park by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and is one of the two most popular tourist spots in Antipolo, Rizal's capital, the other being the Antipolo Cathedral.
Limunsudan Falls is a two-tiered waterfall that was located in the Iligan city of Lanao del Sur. It was one of the Philippine's highest waterfalls with a height of 80 feet. it is also one of the hikers paradises in the Philippines. The areas surrounding the falls have been occupied by immigrants from Kalamlamahan of Barangay Rogongon of Iligan City since 1995.
The Maria Cristina Falls is located in the suburbs of Iligan City on Mindanao Island. It’s the star landmark of Iligan City. There are over 20 waterfalls in the area, but Maria Cristina Falls is the grandest with a height of 98 meters. It’s fed by the River Agus.
Tinago Falls provides a serene getaway deep within the jungles of Mindanao. Tucked within a forest-fringed ravine, this mighty waterfall’s name fittingly means “one that is hidden.” It is about 240 feet high. Its basin features a stunning blue-green pool of water. It is one of the beautiful places to see in this province.
Tinuy-an falls is the widest, multi-level waterfall in the Philippines located deep toward the rainforest of Bislig at Barangay Burboanan, Surigao del Sur of Mindanao. It features a ravaging yet magnificent clear waterfall emanating from the rainforest that separates Surigao del Sur and Agusan del Sur. It supplies water to the Bislig river and flows towards the Philippine Sea and the Pacific Ocean.