Calabidongan Cave

Camalig, Albay

Calabidongan Cave is located in Barangay Calabidongan, Camalig, Albay, about 2 km from Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave. It features an underground stream and a population of bats.

Calabidongan Cave is very accessible from Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave, a good site for picnickers and serious spelunkers. The 4-hour exploration astounds visitors, coming out completely wet.

Hoyop-Hoyopan Cave is ...

located in Cotmon, Camalig, Albay 12 km from the town proper, the crystal caves are its central attraction. Visitors often experience: "eternal whispering breeze" from whence its name was derived.

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    Marvel at the majestic Mayon

    If you are looking for fresh air and breathtaking sights, you should head south to Albay. This coastal province at the heart of Bicol Region is famous for the Mayon Volcano, whose shape is said to be the closest to a perfect cone.

    The active volcano, which draws both tourists and big business to the quaint coastal province, is best viewed from the Mayon Skyline Viewdeck, but more popular photographs have been taken from the town of Cagsawa.

    There, Mayon, dubbed by locals as "daragang magayon (beautiful maiden)" is set as the backdrop of an ash-stained bell tower, the only remnant of a F ...

  • Camalig Albay Celebrates Cultural And Culinary Heritage

    Camalig Albay Celebrates Cultural And Culinary Heritage

    The laid-back town of Camalig in Albay province comes to life as it celebrates its rich cultural and culinary heritage in the Pinangat Festival, June 10-24.

    Regarded as a signature Bicol delicacy, pinangat is an age-old local vegetable dish which put the town in the culinary map of the country with its succulent and spicy taste.

    One of the most popular regional dishes, it is made up of shredded gabi leaves, red ginger, tiny shrimps (balaw), or a slice of salted fish or pork, and crushed pepper.

    Wrapped in gabi leaves, tied in bundles and cooked in coconut milk, pinangat is a staple on ...

  • Where To Go And What To See

    Where To Go And What To See

    Mayon Volcano Dominating the entire province of Albay, it is one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines and dubbed as the "world's nearly perfect cone". It stands majestically at 8,189 feet above sea level from a board base about 10 km. in radius. The crater, with a diameter of 1/2 km. has a notched rim from which can be seen a pool of bubbling hot lava in the center and rich coal deposits on the sides. Through this crater whiffs off sulfuric steams and gases which are constantly emitted. From the top, one can get a good full view of the Albay Gulf and other outlying towns that lie in ...

  • Albay Home of Mayon Volcano

    Albay Home of Mayon Volcano

    Albay is a province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in southeastern Luzon island. The capital of the province is Legazpi City, which is located in the southern foothill of Mayon Volcano, the symbol most associated with the province. This near perfectly-shaped active volcano forms a scenic backdrop to the city of Legazpi and is visible throughout the municipalities and cities of Albay including the surrounding provinces. Mayon Volcano plays a major role in the alluring of tourists in Albay and helps to flourish tourism in Philippines.

    Albay has a total land area of 2,552.6 squ ...

  • DENR classifies eight caves in Bicol Region aimed at protecting conserving and managing them

    DENR classifies eight caves in Bicol Region aimed at protecting conserving and managing them

    Eight caves in the Bicol Region are included in a list of 158 caves that were classified for protection, conservation and management. Six of these caves are categorized as Class 3: "generally safe to inexperienced visitors with no known threatened species and archeological, geological, natural history, cultural and historical values. The caves may also be utilized for economic purposed such as guano extraction and edible birds and collection".

    These are: Luyang Cave in Bgy. Lictin, San Andres, Catanduanes; Versales Cave, Bgy Linao,Place, Masbate; Lingaw Cave, Bgy. Linao, Libon, Albay; Sa ...

  • Ten Things to Do in Albay

    Ten Things to Do in Albay

    Albay is one of the six provinces in the Bicol Region situated about 460 kilometers south of Manila. The province takes pride of its diverse natural attractions, delectable cuisine and fine handicrafts. Aside from Mayon Volcano, its crown jewel, Albay has many great sights and activities to offer.

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    A visit to Albay is not complete without the proverbial moments with the magnificent Mayon Volcano. Hiking up to the crater is a popular activity among outdoor enthusiasts and is usually conducted by registered local guides (for a hefty price). If trekking is ...