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This is our list of the best tourist spots in Bukidnon, a landlocked province in Northern Mindanao, Philippines.

At the center of the island of Mindanao, lies a province that widely occupies the plateau of the island; showcasing the best of the best natural and land destinations of the country is the province of Bukidnon.

Bukidnon is known for its vast agricultural system but what many do not know is the sites to be seen are one-of-a-kind places. The tourist spots in Bukidnon will show you how much more beautiful Mindanao is.

8 Best Tourist Spots in Bukidnon, Philippines

Communal Ranch in Impasugong

Nestled in the charming town of Imapsugong, the Communal Ranch is one of the top tourist spots in Bukidnon. Tucked away in lush valleys and grassy canyons, this hidden gem boasts winding streams and natural springs that add to its peaceful ambiance.

Sitting gracefully amidst the rolling hills of Capitan Bayong village, just about eight kilometers northeast of town, the ranch has long been known as a serene oasis.

One of the ranch’s standout features is its captivating heart-shaped pond, set against a backdrop of majestic mountains and colorful wildflowers. It’s the perfect spot for tourists seeking a picture-perfect setting and couples looking for a romantic place to capture prenuptial photos.

Mount Kitanglad

Seeing the fourth highest mountain in the country should be a part of your bucket list. The mountain is known to be the home of some of the indigenous tribes like the Talaandigs and the Higaonons. A lot of hikers would not miss out on hiking this mountain because of the undeniably breathtaking view at the top.

Mount Kitanglad, one of the top tourist spots in Bukidnon.
Mount Kitanglad | Photo by Warrendering under creative commons

Mount Dulang-Dulang

If the fourth highest mountain in the country did not challenge you, maybe the second highest will. Mt. Dulang-Dulang is known to be a very difficult climb, not advisable for beginners. But if you like the challenge and if you want to discover the rich environment it has, then go—it is worth it. This tourist spot in Bukidnon is known to have the richest and thriving forest in the Philippines.

Mount Dulang-Dulang in Bukidnon
Mount Dulang-Dulang | Photo by Kleomarlo under creative commons

Lake Apo

A picturesque view of the waters and nature around will soothe your mind, body, heart, and eyes of all its worries and fatigue; Lake Apo, one of the top tourist spots in Bukidnon is just the perfect place to unwind. The best way to enjoy your visit to Lake Apo is by renting a floating cottage, also known as a ‘balsa’, so you can chill and relax in the middle of the lake while enjoying your surroundings.

Lake Apo, one of the top tourist spots in Bukidnon
Lake Apo, Bukidnon

Dahilayan Adventure Park

Get the adrenaline junkie in you to come out when you are going to Bukidnon because you cannot leave the province without having to try the adventure brought to you by the Dahilayan Adventure Park. The adventure ark offers the LONGEST dual Zipline in the whole Asia Region with a soaring height of 4,700 feet.

Monastery of Transfiguration

A top tourist spot in Bukidnon that has built itself as a place for people who seek refuge and tranquility—the Monastery of Transfiguration is a pyramid-like building that is the home of Benedictine Monks. It has a very modern design to it that also makes it scenic. Additionally, they also have a two-storey museum that should be visited.

CEDAR Waterfalls

This will be one of the most memorable nature hikes you will ever have. The hike to the falls feels so mystical but the sight of the falls itself seems magical and out of this world. The falls and the vegetation around it kind of reminds you of what the fairy tales you heard when you were younger.

Bluewater Cave

When you visit the Bluewater Cave, you can cool off and take a dip in the turquoise colored water. It is another mystical destination on our list that looks like a hideout of mermaids.

7 Notable Bukidnon Tourist Spots

  • Vertical Bivouac at Kiokong White Rock Wall in Quezon, Bukidnon
  • Kampo Juan’s Heritage House in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon
  • Montesclaros Ranch in Patag, Bagontaas, Valencia, Bukidnon
  • Talaandig Tribe School of Living Tradition in Songko, Lantapan, Bukidnon
  • Mt. Capistrano in Malaybalay, Bukidnon
  • Alalum Falls in Sumilao Bukidnon
  • Overview Nature and Culture Park in Kipolot, Quezon, Bukidnon

Festivals in Bukidnon

Must-Try Food in Bukidnon

  • Binaki
  • Pinasitas

Where to Stay in Bukidnon

Depending on where you plan to go in Bukidnon, the province has many hotels and hostels to accommodate every guest. The majority of the accommodations are located in the provincial capital city of Malaybalay. Check out these hotels and hostels in Bukidnon or you may also consider staying at these Airbnb units in Bukidnon.

How to get to Bukidnon

The province of Bukidnon does not have a commercial airport. The nearest airports are in Laquindingan and Davao. If you plan to go to Maramag and Valencia, it might be wiser to fly to Davao and take a Davao to Cagayan de Oro bus and alight in Maramag or Valencia in Bukidnon. If you plan to go to Dahilayan or in Malaybalay, you can fly to Laquindingan and take a bus from CDO to Davao or Malaybalay, Valencia or Maramag.


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