The Ilagan Sanctuary is located within Fuyot Springs National Park, a protected area of the Philippines located in the mountain slopes of Barangay Santa Victoria in Ilagan, Isabela 405 kilometers northeast from Manila. The park contains 819 hectares in area and extends to the nearby municipality of Tumauini in the Cagayan Valley.
The Ilagan Sanctuary has a mini-zoo, butterfly park, ...
natural spring water pool and ATV rides. During the celebration of 326th years of Ilagan's founding anniversary last May 2012, the government inaugurated the 350-meter Zipline inside the park. The park's Main Cave, Altar Cave and Adventure Cave also offer exploration tours to visitors. The Ilagan Sanctuary charges an entrance fee of P100, inclusive of the use of swimming pool.
The park is a popular draw for hikers, mountaineers, spelunkers and birdwatchers who come to explore its mountain trails, caves, odd rock formations and aviary. Right next door to the park lies the bigger Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park which contains even more diverse wildlife. The Pinzal Falls is another major draw inside the park and provides relaxation to visitors aside from the park's many natural mountain springs.
Ilagan Wildlife Sanctuary at Fuyot Springs National Park News
Looking for a travel itinerary to Isabela province? Dubbed as the Queen Province of the North, Isabela's charm really made my 5-day visit during the Bambanti Festival very memorable. If I'd go back here anytime there's a chance! For those who are planning to go there, I made this post that tackles Isabela's tourist destinations to give you so much reasons to spend more time as possible here. Whether you're looking for a DIY trip to Isabela or a tour package to Isabela, this article can give you some bits of information about what to expect when you arrive here.
If you're constantly looking for new places to explore; if getting lost in a forest is your kind of adventure; if your idea of paradise is to bask in nature's beauty without a crowd of tourists behind you, then Isabela is the destination for you.
The province sits atop picture-perfect Sierra Madre, the longest mountain range in this archipelago of 7, 507 islands. It has the second largest land area in the Philippines, bursting with lush forests, dreamy valleys and pristine beaches. Much of the province's rustic charm is also still there, devoid of unhealthy doses of commercialism and touri ...
Left or right, wherever you look here in Isabela, you will be greeted by vast fields of both rice and corn. The province is the top rice producer for Northern Luzon and top corn supplier nationwide, which helped it earn the title of both the "Rice Granary of Northern Luzon" and "Corn Capital of the Philippines.'" But aside from being known as an agricultural haven, the people of Isabela made sure that they have little surprises to offer that tourists like you will surely feast upon.
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If you don't feel like driving 380 kilometers to Isabela, you can take a ten to eleven-h ...
Tucked away on the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, the Santa Victoria Caves which is among the favorite tourist destinations in the North are becoming a favorite tourist destination in the province.
Pol Cabacungan, city information officer, told relayed that Mayor Josemarie L. Diaz has initiated the development of the new tourism site in the city, the Japanese War Tunnel located in Barangay Santo Tomas, to prepare it for the possible influx of tourists.
"This was discovered years back by students who used to play hide and seek."
He said that three years ago, the mayor ha ...
A captured Philippine Hawk Eagle (Nisaetus philippensis) was turned over by Seth Fabros of Sinamar Roxas, Isabela to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources In-charge, Office of CENRO Roxas Samuel Berlin.
The Philippine Hawk Eagle, local name Banog, is a medium-sized raptor that has been feared close to extinction attributed to deforestation. Commonly mistaken as the Philippine Eagle, it is also endemic to the forests of the Philippines. It can stand up to 30 inches tall with a wingspan twice the length of its body and can weigh up to two kilograms. It perches in dense canopies ...
The city chief executive of this city has expressed optimism that the development of the landscape and amenities inside the Ilagan Santuary can attract more businessmen to invest in the city.
Mayor Jose Marie L. Diaz made the optimistic view as several big businesses are now established in the city and investments are continuously pouring in the city.
"Our Ilagan Sanctuary is seen as a magnate for investors in our city," Diaz said.
The city government is developing the amenities inside the primary tourist destination of Ilagan like hotel buildings, swimming pools, cable car and other ...