CANLAON CITY GUIDE | TOURIST ATTRACTIONS | PENSION HOUSES

CANLAON CITY , MT. KANLAON

CANLAON CITY GUIDE | TOURIST ATTRACTIONS | PENSION HOUSES

If you are in Negros Island and  want to experience some cooler climate, visit Canlaon City (sometimes spelled  as Kanlaon) . Canlaon City is a 4th class City in the Province of Negros Oriental. The place is known as the vegetable basket of Negros Island. Their agricultural harvests are being supplied in the entire Negros Island Region and other neighboring provinces.

The city is located 9.5 Km from the foot of Mt. Kanlaon ,which is why some mountain climbers normally visit the city as their jump off point.

CANLAON CITY , MT. KANLAON

WHAT TO DO WHEN IN CANLAON CITY

CLIMB MT. KANLAON

Canlaon City is home to the highest peak in Negros island , the Mt. Kanlaon. Mt. Kanlaon stands 8,087 ft above sea level.  It is one of the active volcanoes in the country and is included  in the Pacific Ring of Fire. This beautiful spot is a favorite destination of the mountain climbers. Kanlaon Volcano is the centerpiece of  Mount Kanlaon Natural Park.

BUY FRESH VEGETABLE AT UPTOWN MARKET

uptown market, CANLAON CITY

I really enjoyed buying some vegetables from the sellers at a very low cost

Uptown Market is the place where farmers bring their produce and meet some middlemen to buy their products. On our last visit, we were able to buy a lot of vegetables at a very low cost. Vegetables which they considered “rejects” are those items which fall below the standard size, color,etc. These items are normally sold at an almost giveaway prices.

balete tree, CANLAON CITY

 VISIT THE 1,328+ YEARS OLD  BALETE TREE

Botanists from the Siliman University had estimated the Balete Tree standing inside  the OISCA Farm to be around 1,328+ years old. The huge trunk of the tree would require 38 men to encircle it.

Address: Brgy Lumapao, Canlaon City, 6223 Negros Oriental

CANLAON CITY , balete tree

see how we were dwarfed by this giant Balete Tree

CANLAON CITY

when inside the OISCA Farm, you would  knew that you are nearing the site of the old Balete tree the moment you pass by these eucalyptus trees beautifully lined along the road.

balete tree, CANLAON CITY

The area around the Balete Tree is ready with these cottages for those who would want to stay for a while. During summer time, many campers would spend a night around the tree. Should you wish to do camping in this place, don’t forget to bring your rechargeable light and  your own tent.

There are families taking care of the place, you can also buy some native chicken from these folks  and they will also cook for you.They also sell a few snack items and some freshly harvested vegetables. The place also has restrooms .

 TAKE A PLUNGE AT  INLAND RESORT

inland resort , CANLAON CITY

the top view of the Inland Resort

The Inland Resort is a public resort created by the government of Canlaon City for its people to enjoy.  The resort has 3-tierd swimming pools with ice-cold water flowing freely  from a huge spring .

To reach the swimming pools, you need to take a 150 plus concrete steps going down.

Address:  Brgy Malaiba, Canlaon City, 6223 Negros Oriental

inland resort , CANLAON CITY

the concrete stairs leading to the pool area

inland resort, CANLAON CITY

the cascading swimming pool at the Inland Resort with flowing ice cold water coming from the spring

SUDLON FALLS AND QUIPOT FALLS

Canlaon City has many waterfalls. Most of which are difficult to reach. Two of the most popular falls found in the place are the Sudlon and Quipot Falls.

Sudlon is a Visayan word which means to get inside . Sudlon Falls is located   in the Northeastern portion of Mt. Kanlaon at Sitio Gaboc, Brgy.  Malaiba, approximately 6 km. from the city proper.

Quipot Falls is located just 5 kilometers from the Canlaon City proper. The waterfall is covered  with tropical plants and trees .

AGRICULTURAL PLANTATIONS

The economic activities in the city revolved around agriculture. While visiting the Canlaon,  you will surely be refreshed seeing wide plantations of various vegetables, rice, and corn.

 

CANLAON CITY

Tomatoes ready for harvest in 1 to2 weeks time

CANLAON CITY

beautiful rice fields adorned the place with the golden grains ready for harvest in few days time

CANLAON CITY

farmers harvesting the bounty of the land

PASAYAW FESTIVAL

Canlaon City also celebrates its own fiesta, the Pasayaw Festival. The festival which is held every March is an acronym of the phrase, “Pasalamat Pinaagi sa Sayaw” (translated as a thanksgiving through dance).

WHERE TO STAY IN CANLAON CITY

F & Guest House, CANLAON CITY

F & C Guest House: This place has a restaurant which we tried during our last visit

F & C Guest House
Cor. Rizal and Mabini Street, Canlaon City 6223
(035) 414 0245

Villa Jose Guest House
Address: 0925, Benigno Aquino Street, Uptown, Barangay Mabigo, Canalaon City, 6223
Phone: 0926 610 4772

Mountain Citi Tourist Inn, CANLAON CITY

Mountain Citi Tourist inn
Felise building,National Highway, Canlaon City
Mountain CITI Tourist INN
+6917 584 2450
+63917-570-9367

JCC Business Inn
A. Mabini St., Canlaon City, Negros Oriental
Tel. No. (035) 414-0246, (035) 414-0063

Canlaon City Pension House
Address: Exodus Avenue, Panubigan, Canlaon City, Negros Oriental
Phone: (035) 414 0190

HOW TO GET TO CANLAON CITY

Manila-Kanlaon City
The nearest airports are those located in Dumaguete and Bacolod City. From any of these cities, you can take the Ceres Bus to bring you direct to Kanlaon City.Ceres Bus has terminals in any of these cities, just take a cab to bring you to the terminal.

Cebu – Kanlaon City (via San Carlos City)
From Cebu, you can take a bus going to San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. From San Carlos City, take the Ceres Bus going to Kanlaon City. Ceres Bus has a terminal in the San Carlos City. Just take a tricycle to bring you to the terminal.

There are Ceres Buses that flies direct to Kanlaon City. If you are bringing your car, you can simply download the Google App to guide you. The road to Kanlaon City is perfectly okay.

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6 Comments:

  1. Christina Aliperti

    What a gorgeous place to visit. This sounds perfect for a family vacation.

  2. Wow.. I love to go there.. So nice places.. Very refreshing and relaxing.. So many best places to visit in the philippines..

  3. Wow! Who would have thought that balete tree is a thousand plus years old! I would love to see it in person!

  4. Such a stunning view and the balete tree is really amazing! I’ve never seen before a tree like this.

  5. What a beautiful place! I’ve never been in Philippines but we are planning to go there next year.

  6. I love the Balete Tree. We have some similar here that I love so much too.

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6 Comments:

  1. Christina Aliperti

    What a gorgeous place to visit. This sounds perfect for a family vacation.

  2. Wow.. I love to go there.. So nice places.. Very refreshing and relaxing.. So many best places to visit in the philippines..

  3. Wow! Who would have thought that balete tree is a thousand plus years old! I would love to see it in person!

  4. Such a stunning view and the balete tree is really amazing! I’ve never seen before a tree like this.

  5. What a beautiful place! I’ve never been in Philippines but we are planning to go there next year.

  6. I love the Balete Tree. We have some similar here that I love so much too.

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