Hinayagan Cave was previously called "Suhoton Cave" from the local term "suhot" which means "to pass through inside." A hunter "Bidok" who in that time was chasing a boar first discovered this cave. Since then, villagers considered it a place where their gods dwelt.
The first cave is 100 meters in length, 15 meters radius entrance with creek water coming in and Miniature Falls. The ...
sunlight passes through the 10 meter diameter opening in the middle ceiling that allow birds and other winged animals to come in and out of the cave. It also has 50 meter wide swimming area that leads to the entrance of the second cave. You can also find an underground river and stalactites that are mostly forming elephant trunks and balusters.
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Located in Surigao Del Sur, which is on the Eastern side of Mindanao, Bislig and Hinatuan are now becoming the top tourist destinations in the CARAGA Region and that is why I found myself there to find out the different tourist spots in Bislig and Hinatuan.
After my trip to CEBU, I flew early morning via AirAsia Zest to Cagayan De Oro. Thanks to the Piso Fare again!
When I landed in Cagayan De Oro, I took a van for Php 250.00 to the city where Agora Bus Terminal is found.
Agora Bus Terminal is basically the main bus station from CDO to any points in Mindanao. From CDO to Bislig is a ...
After lunch, we headed north to Hinayagan Cave in San Vicente, Bislig City. The cemented road became rocky, so its quite a pain in the butt for 20 minutes at the back of the habal habal ride.
Our driver Jikjik doesn't know the jump off point to the cave from the road. Good thing that we stopped right near the jump off point, where a local old man reside nearby, and guided us to the cave. The jump off point is on the left side of the road, with a small nipa hut and signage.
The trail below is not used much, as can be seen on the dense plant growth. It took us about 15 minutes of descent t ...
Bislig City is a 3rd class city in the province of Surigao del Sur, Mindanao, Philippines. Bislig is approximately 208 kilometers northeast of Davao City, 152 kilometers south of Tandag (the provincial capital) and 158 southeast of Butuan city. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 107,960 people in 18,269 households.
Barangay Mangagoy is the center of trade and industry of the city which has a population of 60,000. It houses national and local banks. Telecommunication such as Internet, cellular phones, cable televisions and leased data lines are well-available in the vicinit ...
Here's the link of the first segment of my 2009 Surigao Escapade : Tinuy-an Falls
Here's the link of the second segment of my 2009 Surigao Escapade : Hagonoy Island
Coming from Hagonoy Island, we arrived at Mangagoy at around 8:25 in the morning and we took our breakfast in the area. After our breakfast meal we proceeded to our destination and passed by Bislig City proper at around 10:05 in the morning for our transportation to have it's share of oil to keep us going.
It was 10:30 in the morning that we arrived at Kapatagan 2, Barangay San Vicente area where the jump-off area going t ...