Monday, 6 August 2012

Tinuy-An Falls, Philippines

Location:   Barangay Borboanan Bislig City Surigao del Sur Philippines southeastern coast of Mindanao facing the Pacific Ocean, Bislig is 158 kms south of Butuan, 152 kms south of Tandag City the capital of Surigao del Sur, and 208 kilometers northeast of Davao City.
Bislig City can be reached by air or sea travel from Manila or Cebu via Davao City or Butuan City or Surigao City.
Height: 55 meters (four story building)
Wide:  95 meters
Mode of Transportation: Hire tricycle or habal-habal (motorcycle) from Bislig City Surigao del Sur Philippines. It may be reached via a 6-hour bus ride from Davao or a 5-hour bus ride from Butuan. From the terminal, it is a one hour bumpy ride to Tinuy-An Falls.
Parking: Right beside the waterfalls
Best time to go: January to February (water has a lot of volume) 9:00 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M. (sparkle of rainbow appear)
A remarkable beauty!
That is what I can say of Tinuy-An Falls, it is the main tourist attraction in Bislig, a city known as the Booming City on the Bay.
     Tinuy-An Falls is a real beauty majestic like a flowing curtain of a stage wherein a star is dazzling curtain itself, with approximately 95 meters wide and 55 meters high (180 ft), touted as the Niagara Falls of the Philippines, from afar one can actually see the layers of this humongous falls.