The Philippines certainly has a lot of picturesque bodies of water just waiting to be discovered. Lucky for you, we’ve found five of the most beautiful rivers you should check out today or on your next vacation.
Where: Carmen, Bohol
You can join a lunch or dinner cruise, swim and float around, or paddleboard lazily along this calm and refreshing river.
Photo courtesy of Panguil River Eco Park Facebook page
Panguil River Eco Park
Where: Pangil, Laguna
The river’s name is actually Bambang Hari. You can camp around it, ride a balsa along its banks, try crablet catching, and visit the Ambon-Ambon Falls too.
Photo courtesy of nature.new7wonders.com
Puerto Princesa Underground River
Where: Puerto Princesa, Palawan
It was voted as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature and as such is a protected area. You won’t get to swim around in it, and it’s a 15- to 20-minute boat ride away from the main island but it’s definitely worth all the trouble to reach and explore.
Where: Alegria, Cebu
Also known as the Matutinao River, this one is for the adventurous. You’ll have to do some trekking, climbing, cliff diving, rappelling, and swimming as you go through canyons to get to the end of the tour and reach the majestic Kawasan Falls.
Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Hinatuan Enchanted River
Where: Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur
Just look at those crystal-clear turquoise waters! It’s called the Enchanted River for a reason. Besides the local lore about it being populated by mermaids, fairies, and pixies at night, part of what makes it so enchanting is its still unfathomable depth.
Here a few others you might want to check out:
Which ones have you visited?
Posted by The Girl on TV on Friday, November 10, 2017