Sagpulon Falls is love when you get to explore it here in Misamis Oriental!!! But before that, let me tell you that I’m now on the 20th day of my very own self-imposed 30-day blog post challenge which also propelled me to restart doing other things I love and one of them is blogging about my travels! It’s actually the primary reason why I started blogging in 2000 in Geocities so I could document all of the travels I was doing. Then eventually, most of my travel posts went to my Sexy Nomad blog. And now, hopefully, here in Momtraneur.
You see, I travel locally most of the time that I couldn’t catch up with writing them all down as blog posts. Travel writing just takes so much time which is something I don’t really have given everything I’m doing! Perhaps, now that I’m getting into the habit of blogging every day about all kinds of stuff I’m interested in, I will eventually be able to post all of my travels in one way or another, including old ones. This is after all, first and foremost, my online diary. Teehee.
Okay, now, off to Sagpulon Falls…
Just so you know, I spent my high school years in Cagayan de Oro City but I never really got to explore the tourist spots nearby except for Opol beach and our farm in Bukidnon, because, well, I was busy studying. Hihihi. Now that I’m living in this region again because we’ve just set up our farm in the mountains, I might as well take some time exploring what Misamis Oriental has to offer and one of them is Sagpulon Falls located in Barangay San Isidro, in the municipality of Jasaan.
Below is a simple guide on how to get there.
How to get to Sagpulon Falls?
If you’re coming from Manila or anywhere else, fly to Laguindingan Airport in Cagayan de Oro. Outside the airport, there are vans you can take for about P120.
For a more detailed info on how to commute from Laguindingan Airport to Cagayan de Oro City, please go here: http://www.cdodev.com/travel-guide/
* Public Transportation from Cagayan de Oro City
Usually, from Cagayan de Oro City, you take a jeep going to Agora first. The fare is about P8.00. Then in Agora, take a bus heading to Jasaan or one that’s heading northbound. The fare is about P50 for a bus, and about P25 for a jeep. Tell the driver or the conductor to make sure that they drop you off at Spring View Resort, which is the nearest landmark from the street corner going to the falls. There’s a habal-habal terminal there where you hire a ride to the falls. I don’t know how much the fare is since I haven’t tried it but one thing you need to do is haggle hard. You can also have the same habal-habal fetch you after your visit. It’s up to you.
* Private Transportation from Cagayan de Oro City
If you’re like us who’s driving a car to Jasaan, and you happen to have WAZE app on your phone too, just Waze Sagpulon Falls. It’s about 31 km. from Cagayan De Oro City. Then turn right before Spring View Resort. Then you travel another 7 km. all the way to the entrance.
How much are the admission fees?
- Entrance Fee
- Adult – P20
- Kids – P10
- Parking Fee
- 4 Wheels – P30
- Motorcycles – P5
- Cottage Fee – P150
- Life Jacket – P20
When is the best time to go to Sagpulon Falls?
It’s best to come on a week day that is not a holiday, otherwise, the whole place will be filled with people especially during summer, which was what happened to us!
Is there any other important thing I need to know about SAGPULON FALLS?
- There’s a man-made swimming pool both for kids and adults so in case you don’t want to come near the falls, then you can just stay here and enjoy the cold water.
- Bring your own food and water and other essentials as there are no stores inside or nearby.
- There’s no electricity in the area either and Sagpulon Falls closes at 5PM so come early so you get to enjoy it to the fullest.
- For oldies and those not fond of hiking, this may not be for you because the hike is steep, rugged, full of boulders and very tiring.
- The pathway going to the falls also involves man-made bamboo bridges that don’t feel as sturdy anymore. When we were there, there were oldies complaining the whole time about their trip. Such mood busters! Tsk, tsk.
That’s all you need to know when going there, folks! Enjoy and stay tuned for my upcoming travel posts about Misamis Oriental.
Til my next post! ^_^