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Region 10 - Northern Mindanao

Region 10 Philippines, Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao del Norte, Misamis Oriental and OccidentalNorthern Mindanao is the eco-tourism hub of the Philippines. The region is composed of Bukidnon, Camiguin, Lanao Del Norte, Misamis Occidental, and Misamis Oriental.


Bukidnon is a landlocked province, and is home to the Philippine Eagle. Most of its attractions are natural, such as the Kitanglad National Park, the waterfalls of Natigbasan, Gantungan and Dila, the springs of Luan-Luan and Matin-ao, and Napalit Lake. The Del Monte Pineapple Plantation in Bukidnon is one of the largest in East Asia. Churches include the Monastery of the Transfiguration, renowned for their Boys Choir.


Camiguin is considered as the Garden of Eden of the Philippines. This volcanic island is spectacularly beautiful, with its virgin jungle, exotic flowers, natural hot and cold springs, majestic waterfalls, and black and white sand beaches. The main historical attraction is Bonbon, where Mt. Vulcan Daan erupted in 1871, and destroyed the old Gui-ob Catholic Church and a cemetery. A walkway, with stops for the 14 stations of the Cross, leads to the peak of the old volcano. Natural attractions include Mt. Hibok-Hibok, the only remaining active volcano, Katibawasan and Tuasan Falls, Ardent and Tangub Hot Springs, and Santo Niño and Macao Cold Springs. White sand beaches include White Island, Mantigue Island and Guinsiliban Cove. Dive spots include Jicdup, Burias Shoal and Cabuan Point. Benoni Lagoon is a man-made lagoon.

Lanao Del Norte

Lanao del Norte is known for its abundant water resources. The city of Iligan has 20 waterfalls and the most famous of them is Maria Cristina Falls, whose height is up to 320 feet. Other famous waterfalls include the Tinago Falls, Limunsadan and Cathedral Falls. Popular beaches include Timoga, Samburon and Lacida. Another popular natural attraction is the Lidpa Subterranean River in Munai.

Misamis Occidental

Misamis Oriental has many delights that will please the local and foreign tourists. Man-made attractions include the four giant bells in Bukagan Hill, the miraculous image of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, the giant pipe organ in the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Ozamis City, and Fort Santiago, which served as protection against pirates. Natural attractions include the Regina Cold Spring, Naomi's Botanical Garden, Hoyohoy Highland Park in Tangub, and the beaches of the Seven Islands in Plaridel. Entertainment includes the Sinanaduloy Dance Troupe. Panguil Bay is known for its fish traps and tiger prawns.

Misamis Oriental

Misamis Oriental is a haven for eco-tourism. Natural attractions include the Initao-Libertad protected landscape and seascape, which has a verdant forest and a marine sanctuary. White beaches include Calamcam, Talines, Alibuag, Midway, Maputi, Milagrosa, Gemini and Silad. Caves include Apas, Bugdang, Buslo, El Salvador and Sicolon. Dive sites include Agutayan Reef, Costancia Reef, Punta Diwata, Santa Ines Wreck, Sipaka Point and Talisayan Shoal. Springs include Sagpulon Springs and Falls in San Isidro, and Sapong Cold Spring. Interesting wildlife includes turtles, whale sharks, and the 'tarsiers', the world's smallest primate.

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Region 1 - Ilocos | Region 2 - Cagayan Valley | Cordillera Administrative Region |
Region 3 - Central Luzon | National Capital Region | Region 4 - Southern Tagalog |
Region 5 - Bicol | Region 6 - Western Visayas | Region 7 - Central Visayas |
Region 8 - Eastern Visayas | Region 9 - Western Mindanao | Region 10 - Northern Mindanao | Region 11 - Southern Mindanao | Region 12 - Central Mindanao | Region 13 - Caraga | Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

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