Things to do in Bukidnon | Things to see in Bukidnon
Historical Mangima Canyon/Stone Mark of Yoshitos Grave – Located in the heart of Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon this stone inscribed with Japanese characters mark the grave of high ranking Japanese Officials who was killed during World War II.
Roughly elliptical and measuring about 3 feet and 1 foot across, the stone bears two nets of inscriptions that translate as: “On this spot died Miyazaki Yoshitoi, Chief of Army and “Emperor Chiao”. In memory of Kaji Battalion, May 8, 1942.”
Kaamulan Park – The site of provincial fairs, foremost of which is the Kaamulan Festival.
Mt. Kitanglad Range National Park – Situated in North Central Bukidnon, it has an area of 31, 295 hectares composed of more than a dozen mountain peaks, including Mt. Dulang-Dulang.
Mt. Kitanglad – The second highest mountain in the Philippines, it towers up to more than 9,000 feet, serving as the base of the province of Bukidnon’s long distance communication system.
Del Monte Golf Course – The pine trees that abound, the manicured green grass, the mini lake, the serenity and cool climate make playing golf a truly delightful experience in the course.
Monastery of Transfiguration – Designed by National Artist Leandro Locsin, it offers solitude and a spiritual retreat.
Pulangi River – Flowing down the inlands of Bukidnon, this majestic river entails a scenic and serene view devoting itself to the beauty of nature with lush forests and hills along its riverbank.
Mangima Park – A swimming pool and a relaxing resort at the center of the Mangima Canyon. A rough and rocky terrain provides the ideal venue for off-road adventure.
Sumalsag Cave – Sumalsag Cave is located at Barangay Kilabong in the Municipality of Sumilao. The cave boasts of its abundance of stalactites and stalagmites and has a length that stretches to about 1,850 meters. One of its unique features is its exit where one has to dive underwater to get to the other side of the wall in the exit passage. The height of the cave varies from one meter to 20 meters and its width varies from less than a meter to a more spacious 9 meters.
Pinamaloy Lake – Located at Poblacion, Don Carlos with an approximate area of 50 hectares, it has a guitar shape and planted with Gmelina and Mahogany trees. Domestic and local tourists already visited the area. It is also good for boating and picnic area.
Lake Apo – A natural type located at Guinoyoran, Valencia. This could be reached through jeepney and motorcycle. Lake Apo is a 25 hectares lake dubbed as cleanest and greenest inland body of water in Region 10. It became a national awardee (second place) on the same contest. Foreign, domestic and local tourist already visited the area. It is a “must see” attraction and highly interesting. It is also good for sightseeing and boating, day tour excursion.
Atugan New Bridge – This is said to be the highest bridge in the country, constructed with the latest trend of structural engineering. This bridge is located at the Sayre Highway, Municipality of Impasugong.
Menzi Farms – Provides an overview of the whole municipality of Manolo Fortich. Menzi produces oranges, pineapples, cutflowers, cacao, and coffee.
Del Monte Philippines, Incorporated – This plantation is located in the Municipality of Manolo Fortich, Libona, Impasugong, Sumilao and Malaybalay. It is considered to be the biggest pineapple plantation in the Far East. It has vast tracks of land planted to pineapple. It also has a famous world class 18-hole golf course
Bukidnon Forests Incorporated (BFI) Industrial Tree Plantation – The area coverage of the plantation is the City of Malaybalay and the municipalities of Impasugong, Manolo Fortich and Malitbog with a total project area of 39,000 hectares of which 21,000 hectares are plantable. The project’s 5-hectare nursery is capable of producing 5.2 million fast-growing seedlings every year. This has been operational since 1990. The New Zealand Government funded the project.
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