Lake Danao is the smaller of the two lakes located in Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park in the southern part of Negros Oriental, Philippines; the other being Lake Balinsasayao.
The lakes and its surrounding were designated as a protected area in 2000, categorized as a Natural Park covering about 8,016 hectares. The lake itself has about 28 hectares surface area.
he lake supports a rich fish fauna, including a number of introduced species. The surrounding dipterocarp forest is rich in bird life. Wiki
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Among the wonderful lakes found in Negros Oriental, Lake Danao and Lake Balinsasayao are just two promising lakes in the province. Naturally formed and created by volcanic eruption and tectonic faults. Although, they are separated with each other and Lake Danao is about a 10-meter trek up from Lake Balinsasayao, these are like twins which being fed by the slender little Olayan Falls ahead of them.
We were off to Negros! I had some time off from school and was happy to be able to join Adri facilitate a birding workshop sponsored by the Department of Tourism and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
The workshop venue was ideally situated at the Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park in Sibulan, Negros Oriental. The participants were members of the local community, many already familiar with birds, birding and birdwatchers. It was a great group: knowledgeable, enthusiastic and fun. The workshop was right at the doorstep of Lake Balinsasayao, a protected area which is a w ...
What I love about seeing nature's wonder is the unexplained feeling that it passes on to me. Acquiring peace from our inner self when we are out of nowhere is really hard, but when we commune with our mother nature, we will always get the peace of mind that we have longed for. It's not that we totally evade from the realness of life because that's our real world, but at least we give ourselves a chance to see the world in other perception. There are always more beneficial ways to celebrate life than resolving on our comfort zone. And that is something we should constantly learn, because life ...
Lake Balinsasayao and Lake Danao comprises Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park. This is a 8,000 hectares protected area lying within municipalities of Valencia, San Jose and Sibulan in Negros Oriental. Within this protected area are a rich forest ecosystem plus these crater lakes and various faults. Yes, tectonic faults and volcanoes created these beautiful lake.
A major tourist attraction in Negros Oriental, Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park can easily be easily accessed from Dumaguete city proper. Ride a San Jose jeep and ask the driver to drop you off at the Sibulan entrance. There' ...
Very close to Cebu Island in the Philippines, which was named one of the best island destinations by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine, your heart will skip a beat as you behold the Camotes Islands which consist of four islands and municipalities. This beautiful group of islands are situated to the east of Cebu Island, southwest of Leyte Island and on the north of Bohol Island.
Yes, there are tons of camotes (sweet potatoes) on the Camotes Islands, but here are 4 more great reasons why you should visit:
1 - The Lost Horizon in the South
You will love, love, love the powdery white sand in t ...
Pristine beaches, amazing falls, and clear lakes easily place Negros Oriental on top of the list of off-the-beaten paths waiting to be explored by foreign and local travelers. Beautifully raw and diverse, the province will delight nature lovers and those who simply prefer to shy away from party-crazy destinations.
In Sibulan, which is adjacent to Dumaguete City, Kabalin-an Lake and the Twin Lakes of Balinsasayao and Danao offer awe-inspiring views with its surrounding rainforest areas. A boat ride has a calming effect as gentle ripples are formed while the craft passes through placid waters ...