Kapurpurawan Rock Formation is situated in Burgos, Ilocos Norte. From the national highway, one will traverse a long winding dirty road. No public transportation goes inside the area so it is a must to have your own car rather than walking under the heat of the sun.
Due to its white color characteristic, its name was derived. In Ilocano word, "Puraw" means white. The rock looked lik ...
e a large dragon, watching over the entire coast. Once you reach it, you will enjoy watching its natural beauty as this is created by the waves of the ocean for so many years.
Kapurpurawan Rock Formation News
On Day 2 of our trip and before leaving Ilocos Norte, we went to the town of Burgos to see the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation. It was said to have been formed thousands of years ago through the process of sedimentation. Unfortunately, we only saw it from a distance because they don't allow people to go near the sedimentary rock anymore to avoid damage caused by reckless visitors (though I have seen some recent photos of people lying on the rock). To reach the viewing deck, you can either walk a trail or rent a horse. Nearby sari-sari stores and souvenir shops also offer umbrellas in exchange for ...
It will take you about 10-11 hours from manila to burgos straight ride with private vehicle.
It is better to go there in the morning so it would not be hot, and it is not advisable to go there on rainy days since the rocks would be slippery. In the area there is a horse back riding about 10 minutes worth P100 which will take you to the rock formation and back to the starting point. the rock formations are simple amazing made of sand stones.
Isa sa mga paboritong destinasyon ng mga turista ang Ilocos Norte. At habang papalapit ang Semana Santa, puwede rin itong maging pilgrimage destination.
After 7 long years, my wife and I finally got a chance to revisit Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte last December 2017. What makes this trip special for me is that for this road trip, we already have a daughter along with us. Aside from that, this road trip is also my first with my wife's family. It was safe to say that it was a special yearender trip for me.
Nature always amaze us especially with this white rocks formation chiseled by ocean and weather forces. It is white streamline limestone along Burgos, Ilocos Norte facing Bangui Bay. It is good to have a protection from sun rays since tourists need to hike going to the exact spot of rock formation. There is no trees to shade, you need to go under the angled stone to shade yourself. It is hot but you cannot stop taking picture around because it is wonderful. ahahaha!
Ilocos collectively refers to two provinces in the Philippines: Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte The former is located along the western coast of Northern Luzon and the latter is located at the northwest corner.