Located in the southern part of Iloilo, Igbaras offers amazing outdoor views that everyone will surely enjoy after the month-long quarantine. The serenity of fields and mountains will melt your heart and leave you speechless. What makes Igbaras more spectacular is the array of food, humble people, and wide range of activities one can enjoy.
Be prepared to see paradise. Here are four must-visits in Igbaras:
Around 1,239 feet above the sea level, the views from Mount Napulak are incredible. Napulak literally means ‘nipple’, which perfectly describes the mountain’s peak. The road to the peak is narrow and bumpy. But from here, you can gleefully experience the maddening beauty of Igbaras.
The peak can be reached after 3 to 5 hours of trekking from Barangay Bagay. Along the way, you can find plenty of rafflesia, one of the rarest and largest flowers in the world. Hike together with friends and loved ones and bond wi for those interested to join the hike at Mount Napulak. th nature now.
How to get there: For those interested to hike Mount Napulak, Higher Grounds Mountaineers- Iloilo hosts the annual ‘Conquer the Rock’ event.
Dayhag, Barangay Igcabugao
Break away from the usual movie-and-dinner date and find your inner peace in green fields and blue skies at Dayhag, Igcabugao. If stargazing, bonfires, and camping are your thing, then this is the place to go. Take a walk, surrounded by nature, and meet some villagers.
When camping at Dayhag, you can also visit the Igcabugao Cave and try wall climbing. Take dates to new heights now!
How to get there: You can either hire a motorcycle from the town going to the campsite or hike from Barangay Passi. The place is owned by Mr. Renato Tagacay. You can contact his son Reggie at 09352523933 for tours.
Get drawn by the clear and blue water of Guirutsan Falls at Barangay Igcabugao. This falls is one of the main sources of water of the residents in the lowlands and agricultural areas.
Beat the summer heat and swim in its cool basin. Enjoy a picnic with friends and take. some pictures.
How to get there: You can trek to the falls in two hours or more. For more information, you can contact the Department of Tourism of the Municipality of Igbaras for assistance in visiting the Guirutsan Falls.
Tangyan River is the economic heartland of Igbaras. Through the years, it has been the source of living of many Igbarasnons. The river provides bountiful harvest to almost all barangays, including ‘urang’, ‘iwis’, ‘sili’ ‘lubo-lubo’, ‘kasag’, and others.
To celebrate the role of the river in the lives of Igbarasnons, Tangyan Festival is held every 22nd of May. Tourists from different parts of the world flock to the town to witness cultural performances with themes of environmental protection, religious beliefs, and folk history.
It best to end the day by chilling beside Tangyan River while feasting on ‘sinegwelas’, ‘kamunsil,’ and buko juice.