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Top 10 Things You Can Do In the Province Of Cotabato

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Itís just a week before the Kalivungan Festival and the 99th Foundation Anniversary of the Province of Cotabato. But for those who are coming to the province days before the week-long festival, here are some thing you can do while in our province. 1) Explore the Majestic Asik-asik falls in the town of Alamada. This […]

Itís just a week before the Kalivungan Festival and the 99th Foundation Anniversary of the Province of Cotabato. But for those who are coming to the province days before the week-long festival, here are some thing you can do while in our province.

Asik-asik falls1) Explore the Majestic Asik-asik falls in the town of Alamada. This 140-meter curtain-like waterfall is now one of the top destinations in Mindanao.
Enjoy the scenic views of the rural communities along the road going to this farming town of Alamada.

 

 

 

 

Zipline2) Ride the Asia’s longest zipline, with a total length of 2.3 kilometers, in Barangay New Israel, Makilala. This village that sits 1,600 feet above sea level is located at the foot of the country’s highest peak — Mt. Apo.
While at the village, mingle with the tamed Macaque Monkeys who have been living with community for over three decades already.

 

 

 

Mt. Apo3) Conquer the country’s highest peak — Mt. Apo. For a quick climb, you can reach the top of the Philippines for a day trek via Mandarangan Trail in Brgy. Ilomavis, Kidapawan City. Then spend a day at the mountain, stay for another night before heading home.

 

 

 

 

4_cotprov_agco4) From Mt. Apo, don’t miss to take a dip at Lake Agco in Barangay Ilomavis. It is also known as Mahomanoy Mountain Resort, where you can soak in the pool of sulfuric spring water after your backpacking adventure.

 

 

 

 

 

5_cotprov_pisancave5) Discover the Pisan Caves in Kabacan town. Situated at least 10 kilometers from the town proper, these caves are one just one of the hidden treasures of this rice-producing town.
The cave has a natural underground with giant stalactites and stalagmites having a free-flowing natural swimming pool.

 

 

 

 

6_cotprov_fortpikit6) Relive the rich history of the province as you stand on the historical military fortification in Fort Pikit, which was built by Spanish colonizers in 1893. This fort is just one of the series of military fortification in Mindanao
The National Historical Commission of the Philippine had declared Fort Pikit as a National Historical Landmark in March 2012.

 

 

 

7_cotprov_tinagtag7) Try the crunchy Tinagtag, which is a traditional delicacy made by the Maguindanaons in Pikit. This delicacy, which is usually served during special occasions, is made of rice and best paired with coffee. Tinagtag is available in Pikit overland terminal.

 

 

 

 

 

8_cotprov_tausuvan8) Enjoy the rejuvenating Tausuvan Falls in Barangay Bongolanon, Magpet. This crystal clear 30-meter waterfalls with a naturally-formed tranquil pool is situated in Tawsuvan Eco-Tourism Zone and Resort. The place is a perfect getaway for backpackers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9_cotprov_watertubing9) For thrill-seekers, enjoy the rapid-river water tubing adventure in Alamada-Libungan rivers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10_cotprov_fruits310) After your adventure, grab some tropical fruits such as durian, pineapple, watermelon, chico, banana, rambutan, mangosteen, marang, mangoes and guavas along the national highway in Barangay Malasila, Makilala. These tropical fruits are grown by the local farmers.


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