NAME OF FESTIVAL
LOCATION
DATE OF CELEBRATION
1. Naliyagan Festival
Province of Agusan del Sur
2nd week of June
2. Bagat Festival
Sibagat
6th day of November
3. Kahimunan Festival
Bayugan City
1st Sunday of January
4. Angot Festival
Prosperidad
29th day of September
5. Kaamulan Festival
Salug, Esperanza
23rd day of September
6. Diwata Festival
San Francisco
June 12-18
7. Kaliga Festival
La Paz
31st of March
8. Santikan Festival
Trento
12th day of June
9. Haw-an Festival
Bunawan
26th day of January
10. Lake Himbang Festival
Talacogon
8th day of November
11. Umayam Festival
Loreto
31st of March
12. Kaliga-on Festival
San Luis
15th day of June
13. Karudawan Festival
Veruela
31st of March
14. Taphagan Festival
Sta. Josefa
31st of March
15. Yagi-Yagi Festival
Rosario
21st of June
Source: PEEDO
A 49,686 hectare wetland, wintering ground of migratory wandering and wetland birds, and host to rare, threatened and endangered flora and fauna;44 species of trees, 27 species of vines, 43 species of herbs, 132 species of birds, 14 mammalian species, 2 crocodile species, 22 species of lizards, 7 species of snakes, 65 species of butterflies, 47 species of reptiles and amphibians including Danata, the soft-shelled turtle.
Waterfall, Caves, Cold Springs, Hot Springs, Lakes, Rivers
1. Mt. Magdiwata Wildlife Park
Location San Francisco, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Watershed
Area 1,680 hectares
Activities Birding, Mountaineering, hiking and camping
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 65 families
Threats Intrusion from small-scale mining exploration, Habitat loss due to small-scale illegal timber extraction
Contact Person Romel Dagum
Contact Number 09088646155
2. Puting Buhangin Caves
Location Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Forest Land - CLOA
Area 55.50 hectares
Activities Caving and Spelunking
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 25 families
Threats Intensive agricultural practices on the upper canopy, Expansion of oil palm plantation on the upper canopy of the cave ecosystem, Unregulated community entry to the cave site.
Contact Person Noradel Martinez
Contact Number 09993089403
3. Bega Waterfalls
Location Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Forest Land - CLOA
Area 290.33 hectares
Activities Hiking, Rapelling, Caving, Mountaineering, Spelunking, Swimming, Birding and Nature Photography
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 55 families
Threats illegal logging, Wildlife hunting, Peace and order instability
Contact Person Noradel Martinez
Contact Number 09993089403
4. Bunawan Eco Park and Research Center
Location Bunawan, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Forest Land - CLOA
Area 30 hectares
Activities Wildlife observation and swimming
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 15 families
Threats industrial development, Oil palm plantation development
Contact Person Jose Ramirez
Contact Number 09991761396
5. Latay Cave
Location Rosario, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Timberland and Watershed
Area 3 kms. Length and 4 meters width
Activities Caving, Hiking and Nature appreciation
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 35 families
Threats illegal logging, Unregulated upper canopy agricultural conversion, Unregulated community entry to the cave ecosystem
Contact Person Rose Samonte
Contact Number 09267933085
6. Pangyan Falls
Location Trento, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Forestland
Area 53.14 hectares
Activities Hiking, Nature Photography, Birding and Flaura appreciation
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 40 families
Threats illegal logging, Peace and order
Contact Person Allen Joe Lumanta
Contact Number 09478635300
7. Himbang Lake
Location Talacogon, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Wetland
Area refer to DENR survey
Activities Hiking, Community emersion, Nature photography, canoeing and wildlife thrill
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 23 families
Threats Population explotion, Flooding
Contact Person Rose Morano/ Nemesio de Paz
Contact Number 09213174418
8. Nyholm Falls
Location Rosario, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Timberland and Watershed
Area refer to DENR survey
Activities Nature photography, hiking and swimming
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 15 families
Threats illegal logging, Peace and order
Contact Person Rose Morano/ Nemesio de Paz
Contact Number 09213174418
9. Sinuropan Cave
Location Trento, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Forestland
Area 25.20 hectares
Activities Hiking, Nature Photography, Birding, Flaura appreciation, caving and spelunking
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 60 families
Threats illegal logging, Peace and order
Contact Person Allen Joe Lumanta
Contact Number 09478635300
10. Sampaw Cave
Location Trento, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Forestland
Area 12. 15 hectares
Activities Hiking, Nature Photography, Birding, Flaura appreciation, caving and spelunking
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries none
Threats illegal logging, Peace and order
Contact Person Allen Joe Lumanta
Contact Number 09478635300
11. Dumagooc Cool Spring
Location Trento, Agusan del Sur
Land Status Forestland
Area 131.35 hectares
Activities Hiking, Nature Photography, Birding and Flaura appreciation
No. of Tourism Beneficiaries 15 families
Threats illegal logging, Peace and order
Contact Person Allen Joe Lumanta
Contact Number 09478635300
Source: Prov'l. Tourism Office, Agusan del Sur
 
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