Daraitan River is a good place for picnicking, swimming. It is a public river cascading down to the Pacific Ocean with a clean and crystal clear water. Has wooden bridge crosses river to Barangay Daraitan, close to boundaries with Bulacan & Quezon provinces, 30 minutes from KM 69 Marcos Highway at Makaira-Daraitan Road junction.
Daraitan River News
If you've ever played an RPG, you know that sometimes you just have to go back to a place you've already visited because you missed something very important. Maybe your skill level wasn't enough yet to handle the obstacles or maybe the time just wasn't right to visit a certain destination. Or maybe you just like the place so much that you want to visit it again. That's the case for me with Daraitan, the scenic village nestled in the Sierra Madre mountain ranges between Tanay, Rizal and General Nakar, Quezon.
If this is your first time to visit the town of Tanay located in Rizal province, you will be surely amazed at how elegant the place is for people craving for attractions. It is not so distant when it comes to motorists as it just 57 kilometers away from metro Manila. Moreover, it can only take about two hours depending on traffic conditions to get to Tanay from the capital city.
If you have already been to Tagaytay, this is the place well-suited to be a great alternative that you can enjoy over the weekends. If you are fond of riding a bike or motorcycle, you will surely cherish this destin ...
My Philippines Journey 28,29 July 2016.
- Tanay Daraitan River
- Tinipak River
- Daranak Falls
Part of our Labor day getaway adventure featuring Mt. Daraitan + Tinipak River and Cave + Batlag Falls + Daranak Falls
A year after climbing Mt. Pulag, I spontaneously invited a close friend of mine to join my attempt to climb Mt. Daraitan in Tanay, Rizal. I stumble upon the image of Tinipak River in facebook and upon searching, I found out that it is actually near Mt. Daraitan and one can do a traverse from the mountain to the river and the cave.
About Mt. Daraitan
"Ancestors from ages ago called this Daraitan which when translated to the local tongue means rendezvous point, "kitaan" ...
A Day Hike to Mount Mamara, Daraitan River, Tinipak Cave and Rock Formation in Tanay, Rizal, Philippines.
Part 1 of 2: How to Warm Up for a Daraitan Adventure
The cold fresh air slapped the hobbit's face, bringing to mind the familiar roads to Baguio. His ears popped. His eyes twinkled at the view of the mountains, the valley, and from far away, the crowded megacity.
Part 2 of 2
Indeed, the adventure was just about to start??"neither in the beach nor in the bustling city, but in a river deep in the mountains of Rizal.
The hobbit humped a little to put his backpack in place and loaded his tent in the narrow boat. He needed to steady, but sitting on the wooden bar was not an easy feat. T ...