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LANAO DEL NORTE

Dubbed as the Land of Beauty and Bounty, the ecologically rich province of Lanao del Norte is synonymous with abundance and unspoiled natural beauty.  The Province has a very rich and colorful history, an impressive tricultural mix, and has a teeming aquamarine life. Located along the northwest coast of the big island of Mindanao with the Illana Bay to its south, it connects the neighboring Zamboanga Peninsula with the rest of Mindanao. It is famously known as the home to  waterfalls, lakes, valleys, and rich brackish water which yields the best crabs and seafood in the country. The splendor of Lanao del Norte however is not only rooted on its breathtaking landscapes and tourist attractions but also in the cultures of its people that are founded on their colorful shared history and legends.

HOW TO GET THERE:
 

Tourists may book a flight from Manila, Cebu, Dumaguete, Davao, Zamboanga and Bohol going to Laguindingan Airport.

Alternatively, tourists may also fly down to Ozamiz Airport.


From Ozamiz City or Cagayan de Oro City, buses or privately hired vehicles are available.

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ALIMANGO FESTIVAL

The municipality of Lala celebrates its heritage and development by showcasing its most prized local product – the crab or the “alimango” in local terms. This Festival is a grand celebration of bountiful harvest which is elevated by the rich culture and values of locals who advocate the preservation of the Panguil Bay – the primary source of crab harvest in the municipality. Every March 22nd, the whole town of Lala makes its legendary “Alimango Mountain” and shares tons of crabs with the locals and tourists. This one of a kind gastronomic experience is made even better by the colorful parade and cultural presentations of the locals.  Alimango festival is indeed a huge check on a foodie’s bucket list!

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SEE and DO

DAPIT ALIM

Dapit Alim is a fresh and mysterious take of an encounter with the Divine Presence amidst both natural and man-made beauty.

MOTOCROSS COMPETITION

Every year, the Mindanao Civic Center Sports Complex in Tubod plays host to an international Motocross Competition which has dubbed the Province as the Motocross Capital of the Philippines.

PEANUTS FROM ILIGAN

These non-greasy, sand-roasted peanut products are one of the Region’s most coveted snacks which not only conquered the hearts of the locals but also catapulted Iligan City to world-class renown.

MARIA CRISTINA FALLS

Not only is Maria Cristina one of the most popular destinations in the area but it is also one of the most celebrated as it has generated sustainable hydro-electric power for various areas in Mindanao since the National Power Corporation started harnessing its power in the 1950s.

PIKALAWAG BEACH

This adored hidden gem boasts a startling assortment of underwater natural wonders and a multi-hued coral ecosystem.

CATHEDRAL FALLS

The rectangular stone structures of this 35-feet waterfall gave it the name “Cathedral Falls” as they resemble the pipe organ which is usually played in churches.

MINDANAO CIVIC CENTER

The MCC has opened up a lot of sports and events possibilities for Lanao del Norte, which has since hosted national competitions in the facility.

ILIGAN WATERFALL ADVENTURE

The bustling Iligan City has also been known as the City of Majestic Waterfalls as it is home to a total of 24 captivating waterfalls all scattered about in the area.

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