Gardens of Malasag

Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental

Gardens of Malasag Eco Tourism Village is located in Sitio Malasag, Cugman; a rolling terrain in the slopes of reforestration area 20 minutes from the city center.

A cultural village in a botanical garden setting, it showcases the tribal practices & crafts of the Mindanao tribes. The village also serves as the learning center for ecotourism, ethnic arts, flora and fauna endemic to ...

Northern Mindanao while at the same time generate revenues and livelihood for the tribal groups .

The village has a souvenir shop of ethnic products; ; tribal houses of the Talaandigs, Higao-non, Subanon, Maranaos and Ifugaos. It also features rows of cozy guest cottages; camp ground, swimming pool , picnic shed, orchidarium, mini garden, restaurant, butterfly garden, multi purpose hall. It offers the view of Macabalan Bay and hills of Malasag.

Gardens of Malasag Eco Tourism Village News

  • A Biyahe ni Drew itinerary

    A Biyahe ni Drew itinerary

    With its whitewater rafting, adventure parks, and loads of fresh seafood, it's no wonder Cagayan de Oro is one of the Philippines' top destinations for adrenaline junkies!

    Here's the itinerary used by Drew Arellano and the crew of "Biyahe ni Drew."

    Fast facts

    Cagayan De Oro is also known as the "City of Golden Friendship." While we were here, we noticed that the locals were friendly and could help travelers because they could speak English and Tagalog in addition to their native tongue.
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  • Philippine Hawk Eagle Released In CDO

    The Philippine Hawk Eagle refused to fly at first and preferred to perch on the gloved hands of Roel Dahonog, acting chief of the Protected Areas and Wildlife Division of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-X, at the slopes of Malasag Hill in the city's outskirts on Monday.

    Prodded on to fly, the raptor flew but landed on the ground a little farther from Dahonog and other bird handlers.

    One of the handlers, Dr. Miguel de Leon, stepped gently toward the bird and picked it up with his bare hands.

    "This is not good. The bird is becoming tame. It's a raptor and it should n ...

  • The Body Art Of Bae Norita Gabao

    The Body Art Of Bae Norita Gabao

    Deep in the forest hills of Malasag EcoPark in Barangay Gusa, lives the last Pangutob tattoo artist of the Tigwahonon Manubo tribe of Bukidnon province.

    Pangutob is the art of traditional tattoo of the Manubo tribe and there is now only one of these artists who is alive and still actively practicing the art of storytelling using the human body as canvas.

    Bae Norita Gabao lives with her granddaughter Payang in a small hut on the slopes of this watershed park. Her husband, Datu Nilo, who died in 2013, was a cultural warrior and educator, and worked for the preservation of their culture.


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    DOT region ten bares eco tourism destinations in Northern Mindanao

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    Decius Esmedalla, Regional Marketing and Promotions Officer of the Department of Tourism (DOT), in region 10, said both local and foreign visitors can enjoy a wide range of experiences in the identified adventure and eco-tourism destinations in the region.

    Among the identified sites is the 25-hectare lake located at Guinoroyan in Valencia City of the Bukidnon province which is surrounded wi ...

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  • Gardens of Malasag Cagayan de Oro

    Gardens of Malasag Cagayan de Oro

    Immediately after our super late lunch at Slers Ham and Cafe, we hired a cab that would take us to the Gardens of Malasag. Since it was located quite far from the city proper and there was no public transport available in the area, we asked the driver to wait for us and bring us back to the city. We contracted him for P400.

    Softly perched on the slopes of the Cugman Watershed in Cagayan de Oro City is a cultural, natural and ecological destination suitably called the Gardens of Malasag Eco-Cultural Village.

    Covering approximately 7.2 hectares, the eco-tourism village features prominent e ...