NEGROS ORIENTAL | Peaks and Caves

Negros Oriental is Oriental Negros
Mt. Talinis Valenci Negros Oriental

Mount Talinis VALENCIA

Dubbed "Cuernos de Negros" or Horns of Negros, this mountain can be reached through Valencia or Calungan, Bacong. It has five lakes in the vicinity. Estimated nine (9) kilometers west of poblacion, 1,800 meters above sea level, the highest peak of the Cuernos de Negros. Nature trails need experienced guides. Rich variety of flora and fauna including rare species of wildlife. Cascades and lakes.

 

At just under 2,000 meters, this towering peak makes up one crown of the famous Cuernos de Negros, the mountain range that provides the infamous backdrop to the city. To summit the peak, an overnight hike is necessary, and guides are available at the Island Life outdoor store in Dumaguete, or through the Valencia Municipal government.

 

Kanlaon Volcano CANLAON CITY

In Canlaon City , summer capital of Oriental Negros which is 165.7 kms. From Dumaguete City . Canlaon volcano stands 8,085 ft. above sea level. Its cool atmosphere gives a similar setting to Baguio in Luzon .

 

The park is the location of the island's only active volcano, which straddles Negros Oriental and Occidental. The park has several herds of wild Philippine spotted deer, and guides are available at Canlaon City

 

Cayaso Cave and Underground River MABINAY

Located 1 km. from the Poblacion Municipal Hall of Mabinay. Cayaso cave goes down 20 feet into a winding path of stone and behold, a gushing underground river of potable drinking water without a visible outlet.

 

Stalagmites and stalactites in different chambers with stone that glitters. The length is 3 km. The width varies from 6 feet or wider.

 

Pandalihan and Panligawan Caves MABINAY

Two of the 22 caves in Mabinay has intricate natural limestone formations and interesting sights. It is only a little distance from the main road, 15 kms. from the Mabinay Poblacion.

 

A team of 15 Dutch cave explorers found in Mabinay the longest cave in the Philippines, the Odloman Cave which is mainly for adventurous spelunkers or mountaineers.

Mt Kanlaon
Mambajao Cave
Mambajao Cave
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