Botocan Falls

Majayjay, Laguna

Botocan Falls are located in Majayjay, Laguna. Botocan Falls is another tourist attraction but it is presently utilized by the National Power Corporation to generate power.

The Botocan Hydro Electric Plant has 546 steps going down the ravine and is accessible by cable car. The Botocan Falls attracts country travelers, writers, poets , painters and nature lovers.

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  • The Natural Wonders of Laguna

    The Natural Wonders of Laguna

    Laguna is a province of the Philippines found in the Calabarzon region in Luzon. Its capital is Santa Cruz and the province is located southeast of Metro Manila, south of the province of Rizal, west of Quezon, north of Batangas and east of Cavite. Laguna almost completely surrounds Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country. The province acquired its name from the Spanish word lago, which means lake or lagoon.

    Laguna is notable for being the birthplace of Jose Rizal, the country's national hero. Laguna is also famous for its many tourist attractions.

    Below are some of the natural att ...

  • Famous Spot in Laguna

    Famous Spot in Laguna

    Rizal ShrineThis two-storey, red-tiled-roof, Spanish-vintage house is maintained as a national shrine by the national government. It houses Dr. Jose P. Rizal's childhood, ranging from pictures of and early sculptures by the late hero to laminated excerpts of some of his best written works.

    The house is by no means in its original state - except for the old well, everything is a reconstruction of the original house of Rizal, the country's national hero. However, the house has maintained much of its colonial appeal.
    The museum on-site offers guided tours for groups. It has a gift shop on the ...

  • An Unscheduled Road Trip of a Curious Traveler to Majayjay

    An Unscheduled Road Trip of a Curious Traveler to Majayjay

    Two curiosities led me to push for an unscheduled trip to Majayjay. The first one is to sight upon an 18th century bridge called Puente de Capricho (Bridge of Whims), and second is to experience crossing a 600-feet wide chasm at the Botocan Gorge via a cable car which is still operational since it was installed in 1923.

    Going to Majayjay on a misty Saturday morning, with the monsoon season beginning to wash away the last traces of summer, is not the usual road trip for a curious traveler who loves the sun. Located at the foothills of mystical Mount Banahaw, a sacred ground for soothsayers, ...