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
Are you planning on going to Ilocos Norte for a vacation but don't know where to go? Don't worry. You've come to the right place. During our four days and three nights trip to Palaui, Laoag and Vigan, I've been blown away with the beauty of what the Ilocos Norte tourist spots have to offer!
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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.