The Watershed of Mindanao ~ Dahilayan, Bukidnon




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Habal- habal driver 

(motorcycle)

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Kuya Allan – +639093637250

PHP 500.00 ( round trip fare)

Saddle Ridge Camp

Website

Location: Manolo Fortich, 8703 Bukidnon

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Tip: Calling them is the best way to contact them because they won’t answer emails. No down payment needed.

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Room rates: PHP 1,500.00 PHP 2,500.00

Review

  • Our room had 2 queen size bed, cabinets, tables and chairs. Fan room with H/C shower and no free breakfast.
  • Wood and gas for bonfire outside the hotel will cost PHP 100.00
  • Their breakfast was not delicious and had small serving but the benches at the back of their restaurant had an amazing view

Other hotels:

Pinegrove Mountain Lodge  click here

Dahilayan Forest Park click here

Dahilayan Garden and Resort  click here



Going there



Laguindingan Airport

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Outside the airport, transfers available at different prices

More info click here

If you will see a white taxi, bargain as low as PHP 300.00, they will give in because they NEED a passenger going back to the city

Travel time: less than 1 hour  depending on the traffic

 

Agora Terminal of Cagayan de Oro

~ to Barangay Camp Philips

Jeeps and vans

Location: near Mang Inasal fast food, back area of the terminal

Jeep: PHP 30.00/person 

Van: PHP 70.00/person ( with aircon and faster)

Travel Time: Less than 40 minutes depending on the traffic

Tell the driver to drop you off at the highway where you can find a habalhabal (motorcycle) for Dahilayan Bukidnon

~ to Malaybalay, Bukidnon

Buses inside the Agora Terminal

More info click here


Journey to Dahilayan, Bukidnon

Pineapple Plantation of Del Monte

Vast pineapple plantation on your way to Del Monte Club house.

 

Del Monte Club House

Location: San Miguel – Camp Philips Rd, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon

Their restaurant was very hot that their ceiling fans can’t make the place any cooler. The waiters were very inattentive that you need to go to the cashier so you can get the menu or order food. WORST SERVICE EVER!!

We ordered:

Sirloin ( large ) with a choice of bread or rice – PHP 420.00

RicePHP 15.00/cup

Unlimited pineapple juicePHP 40.00

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Steak made without love- rate: 2.5 / 5


Dahilayan, Bukidnon



 

Forest Park

Walking distance from Saddle Ridge, going uphill. You will pass Pine Groove first before this Park

 

No entrance fee after 5:00 pm

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Pinegroove

Dinner

Sinigang na hipon ( stew shrimp)

Pork karekare ( stew pork)

Total: PHP 600.00

The restaurant was cozy and clean. Food taste very delicious though we waited for 30 minutes. They had a bonfire inside the restaurant, making it more cozy. The second floor is the hotel rooms.

 

Sunset

Beautiful sunset seen from the top of Dahilayan, Bukidnon.

Bonfire at Saddle Ridge

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Saddle Ridge offers outdoor bonfire. You need to pay for the wood and the gas to experience it. The guard of the hotel will start the fire for you.


Morning in Dahilayan, Bukidnon

Start your day early to be able to enjoy the different rides in the park. They open as early as 8:00 am and closes at 5:00 pm or earlier if the weather is not good.


Dahilayan Park Adventure

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Zipline

More photos click here

 

Drop Zone

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More photos click here



Dahilayan Bukidnon to Camiguin Island



Camp Philips

From Dahilayan Bukidnon, travel back to Camp Philips and catch a van at the terminal. The van goes all the way to Cagayan de Oro but it also drop off passengers to Puerto.

From Puerto, you can catch another ride to the port of Balingoan to get to Camiguin Island

A small town that was surrounded with local eateries and small convenient stores. A quick stop before traveling some more.

Terminal for Puerto, Cagayan de Oro

Fare: PHP 60.00/person 

Travel time: 40 minutes

 

Tell the van driver to drop you off at Caltex, before the overpass or the easy ride / multi-cab terminal going to Balingoan Port for Camiguin Island 


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