Here are few reasons why you should escape to Zamboanga del Sur.
Because you can trek to Mt. Timolan Rainforest Park (Lake Maragang) and find your lost self.
Endowed with a unique and beautiful landscape, this 20-hectare heart-shaped crater lake is situated 1,177 meters above sea level on top of Mt. Timolan. Its dense forest reserve houses numerous wildlife, endemic birds and diverse species of flora and fauna. A haven for bird watchers and adventurers. A very serene place perfect for retreats.
Well-trained eco-guides by DOT IX make sure visitors are safe and secured during their stay. Picturesque aerial view of the heart-shape lake and the tall and closely set wild trees that forms a canopy cover.
(Photo from Mt. Timolan Rainforest Park Facebook Page)
Because you can ride a Wacky Tricycle (20-40 Degree inclined tricycle).
This iconic wacky tricycle of Pagadian City is an epitome of Filipino ingenuity and creativity. The design enables the drivers to conquer the very steep roads in the city.
Because the sea waters gives you a warm welcome for swimming and diving
Divers will have a great and close encounter with the wide arrays of indigenous aquatic life beneath the pristine blue waters of Tabina and Vincenzo Sagun Marine Sanctuaries.
Because there are miles of black and silver sand for the beach bums.
The long stretch of black sand beaches in Tukuran and the White Sand Beaches facing Dumaquillas Bay are best for swimming and relaxation to get away from the busy life in the city. These sites also offers diverse population of marine life.
Because you can feast without hurting your pocket
Get your tummy ready because food shops and restaurants located within the city offer variety of our favorites at a very affordable cost. The most popular and all-time favorite of the locals Pidro’s Lechon Manok is a must-try!
Because you can learn an Organic and Chemical-free life
The pilot area in Region IX for organic farming practices is the Municipality of Dumingag. The initiatives of the LGU that aims to uplift the lives of their constituents yielded into a most significant program worldwide. Now, the people of Dumingag became ambassadors of sustainable and organic agriculture and advocates a chemical-free and a healthier life.
Because you can immerse yourself to the rich culture of the Subanens
Take the plunge and engage into the rich culture and colorful life of the Lumads of Zamboanga del Sur. The riverine people of Mindanao known as Subanens are one of the few social groups in the country that have preserved the tradition and culture of the early Filipinos.