The Department of Environment and Resources (DENR) in Negros Island Region (NIR) is expected to initiate an assessment and monitoring of 30 explored out of 400 caves in the municipality of Mabinay . DENR will start within the week to determine which cave has tourism values and which caves are dead or active, and sponsored by Negros Island Region.
The DENR assessment was to be capped with a cave congress and a cave presentation last Friday, January 27, participated in by tourism officers in cities and municipalities, cave enthusiasts and other stakeholders in the tourism industry.
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources Negros Island Region is expected to initiate an assessment and monitoring of caves in the municipality of Mabinay starting tomorrow, to determine which cave has tourism values and which are dead or active.
Mayor Ernie Jango Uy said the assessment will be capped off with a cave congress and a cave presentation on Friday, to be participated in by tourism officers in cities and municipalities, cave enthusiasts and other stakeholders in the tourism industry.
He said the assessment and inventory is more of an informative undertaking as it br ...
As a first-class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental in the Philippines, Mabinay is also the most populous. However, it doesn't end there because it boasts of great history and attractions.
If you come to Mabinay, a range of attractions awaits you. Perhaps this is due to its location, which is at the central part of Negros Island. It has been sparkling with several alluring sites that should make a great tourist destination.
Visiting the town will require you to pass a number of municipalities though. In the north, the municipality of Ayugon is the bound ...
As I was planning our trip to Dumaguete, while researching for places to go I saw a photo of a cave in the images in Google. It caught my eye and I began looking in earnest about a place called Mabinay. Although "Mabinay Caves" is mentioned a lot in the net, the caves are actually NOT at Mabinay town proper but in a place called Bulwang. As shown in the map below, the red circle is Bulwang, before Mabinay town which I highlighted in yellow, if you are travelling from Dumaguete. I want to emphasize this for those of you who may travel there in the future.
The photos I saw were really beauti ...
The third cave we visited is aptly named Crystal Cave due to the glittering and shimmering stalactites and stalagmites all around us. The cave is 157 meters long by 12 meters. Our guide told us that this cave used to be difficult to explore but a metal walkway was installed which made exploring the cave so much easier.
Some of the display that nature has to offer. This cave has many formations and different minerals inside. These formations are called ??"couples corner, can you guess why?
A user friendly cave with a walkway installed which makes it easier to go deeper inside the cave.