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Kalinga

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS

HISTORICAL

Aguinaldo Hill

It is located at Barangay Asibanglan-Pinukpuk Road at Allaguia junction. Gen. Aguinaldo used this hill as a common post during the Philippine-American war.

CULTURAL

Mini-Museum of Kalinga

A mini-museum was initiated and established by the Kalinga Special Development Authority situated in their office building at Bulanao, Tabuk.

NATURAL

Sungang ViewPoint
The viewpoint affords a majestic view of the valley villages and mountains of Tinglayan, Tanudan, Tabuk and Lubuagan. A very good view of the Tulgao and Dananao Rice Terraces can be seen at the viewpoint.

Palan-ah falls and hot springs
This waterfalls is located at Tulgao West, Tinglayan. The name is derived from the native term Pinalpallang-ah which means chair. The falls spray down from approximately 100 meters above forming a pool where during a sunny day, one practically swims at the end of the rainbow.

Mt. Mating-oy Dinayao (Sleeping Beauty)
These fabled mountain ranges in the border of the municipalities of Tinglayan and Tanudan and they take the form of a sleeping lady supinely lying at its back. A vantage view of the profile can be seen from the Sungang view or from Basao.

Tinglayan Rice Terraces
From the Sungang View Point, the Dananao and Tulgao Rice Terraces can be viewed. These rice terraces are like an amphitheater along the whole mountain slopes.

Lubo and Mangali Rice Terraces
The rice terraces surrounds the villages of Lubo. The best time to view the rice terraces is during the planting season and when the rice terraces are already ready for harvest.

Mount Binaratan
This fabled mountain is located in Dacalan. It is the entry point of General Emilio Aguinaldo during his retreat to Kalinga.

Taga-aran aran Kabunian
This area is located above Barangay Lubo at the source of Gaburao Creek. At the side is a cave where Kabunian stayed while sawing lumber for his house.

Ugid Maling Subterranean River
Located four kilometers away from Poblacion, Balbalan and a good three and half hours ride from the Capital Town. It is a maze of cavernous boulders and rocks atop each other forming a cavern.

Balbalasang National Park
This is a monument of the opposition of the Kalingas against the logging companies.

Buaya Caves
It is similar to Sagada Caves with stalactites and stalagmites formations. The caves are interconnected with each other and cover the whole mountain slope.

Aciga Tree
This is perhaps the biggest acacia tree in Kalinga within a village. It is found at the school ground of the Aciga Elementary School and it is rumored that the tree is a landmark for the treasures of Yamashita.

Bonnong Lakes and Asibanglan Lakes
These are a mountain lakes in Pinukpuk where eels thrive and can be recommended area for research.

Aguinaldo Hill
This the hill where the Katipuneros made their last stand in Kalinga from the pursuing the Americans from Abra.

Padcharao Lake
The name is derived from the plants that abounds in the lake called “Chargo” in the Pasil and is located approximately from 1, 800 to 2, 000 meters above sea level.

Pasil Natural Dam
It is located at Puapo, Dangtalan and was formed after the mountain side eroded. It is ideal for boating and picnic site during the summer months.

Kabunian Bridge and Springs
These two natural landmarks are found in Maglucsad and Galdang respectively.

Guinaang Village
This village has its historical importance to Kalinga as the retreat haven of Pres. Aguinaldo. This is where the Headquarters were located and the campsite.

Mabilong Weavers Village
This is the center of the ethnic weaving industry in the province. The village is along the road and one can buy souvenirs right from the weavers.

Bananao and Manangol Viewpoint
This is along the road towards Tinglayan and one can have a panoramic view of the Chico River.

Elephant Hill
This is located in Rizal and is a site of an archeological digging where the other half of the remains of the elephant war dug.

Capitol Tourism Plaza
The tourism plaza is located at the Capitol Ground and one can have a view of the Tabuk Valley.

Rizal Lagoon
A man-made Lagoon fronting the Rizal Municipal Hall.

MAN-MADE

Chico Dam
Project located at Sitio Ngipen, Calanasan, Tabuk, constructed by the National Irrigation Administration.

Rice Terraces
Rice terraces at Barangay Tulgao East, Tinglayan, 14 kilometers from the National Highway Road could be reached by vehicle. Father Gilbert Obin, a catholic missionary assigned in Tinglayan, constructed the barangay road. It offers a better panoramic view of the rice terraces and the sprawling villages of the different barangays of Tinglayan.

Capitol Tourism Plaza
The tourism plaza is located at the Capitol Ground and one can have a view of the Tabuk Valley.

 

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