Archive for the ‘Hangouts In Region XI’ Category
Test your stamina as you slither your way through the caves such as the Kabyawan and San Vicente Caves laden with stalactites and stalagmites resembling popcorn, amidst running water and home of several species of bats. Caves of varying degrees of adventure await the spelunker, Kapalong, an emerging “Caving Capital” in Davao del Norte or Adjacent Nabunturan. Mawab and Monkayo towns of Compostila Valley province offer numerous caving excitements. (Special arrangement with Tour Operators)
Experience the whitewater rush and an awesome trip on board kayaks, as you snake in and around twists and turns of tributaries and widening river bends, silent eddies and gurgling brooks of the captivating Davao river. For a fee that includes guide, equipment use, packed lunch and free transport to the starting and excitement for a day’s encounter with the raging waters. The age limit is 9 years old for kids with parent of guardian and a signed waiver and other sports activities. (Special arrangement with Tour Operators)
Be awed the pristine and crystal clear water of Sibulan River as you experience the latest and exciting water sport craze “Tubing the River Rapids” and other sports activities. (Specail arrangement with Tour Operators)
The adventure would not be complete without conquiring the highest peak in the country, Mt. Apo at 3.44 meters above sea level with jump off from pillars, lakes, cascade showers and wild berries. Mt. Candalaga, ConVal’s highest peak in Maragusan, offers its 30 waterfalls, 100 coldsprings, and rare flora like the exotic rafflesia to behold perfect for Holy Week and OCtober expeditions. Be enchanted as you explore Mt. Hamiguitan’s Bonsai Forest (Davao Oriental) Scattered on its slope. Beneath moss-covered trees are wild orchids and pitcher plants. (Special arrangement with Tour Operators)
Mountains, trekkers, and nature lovers will enjoy the trek along winding trails and cool mountain springs to reach a series of waterfalls amid lush forests in breath-taking natural wonders in Maragusan, New Bataan, Samal Island, Eden Bayabas, and Kapatagan. A “must” see in Maragusan is an inland resort with icy-cold spring water, a refreshing treat to the urban travelr. (Special arrangement with Tour Operators)
Unwind, relax, and enjoy as we tour the city throbbing with lights and sounds everywhere. The perfect night out would be at The Venue or Matina Town Square where an assortment of sidewalk cafes, bars, and specially restaurants abound. Enjoy another open-air traet of beer music and fun at the city’s Rizal Promenade along Rizal St. where live bands performed where the young party crowd converge. Of course you can opt to dance the night away in various discotheques where local live bands perform, or try your luck at the Casino Filipino.