Tanay Travel Guide

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Tanay Things to Do

  • Go See Majestic Daranak Falls

    Have a joy ride from Manila and go to Daranak Falls, known as one of the most beautiful natural formations of the Philippines. After witnessing Daranak Falls' enchanting beauty at the foot of Tanay mountain, I guarantee you'll feel so envigorated and ecstatic. My husband and I were so ecstatic after actually seeing the two Daranak Falls (the...

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  • Climb Uphill And Be Enchanted by Batlag...

    We reached Batlag Falls by foot from Daranak Falls. We opted to cross the makeshift wooden bridge instead of wading through the river to reach the other side of the mountain. Since Batlag Falls is in a private property, we had to pay another P20/person to be allowed access to the compound. Then, we walked uphill through a paved slope until we...

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  • Daranak Waterfalls

    About 65 km far from Metro Manila center (Rizal park), near Tanay, you can find the Daranak Falls, 14 meters high. It is a government-owned park and is located at Bgy. Tandang Kutyo at the foot of the Tanay mountains. It is a refreshing area, with natural vegetation, ponds and streams cascading through rocks, complemented with a recreation area of...

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Tanay Transportation

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    by santeria01 Written Apr 12, 2008

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    We took a jeepney ride from Ever Mall at Cainta. The jeepney ride costs us 32 pesos (I think) each. The travel time took us about an hour and a half. And it's already nighttime! Which means it isn't rush hour anymore. Imagine how much time it would take if the streets are still congested.

    Anyways, we had a private vehicle going back home. And it only took us around 45 minutes.

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Tanay Local Customs

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    by cyndymc Updated Feb 6, 2009

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    It is customary for Filipinos to offer their food or drinks to other people near them before they themselves take anything. Usually, the persons you offered food/drink will not really take anything, but just smile and thank you. Your mere act will be construed to mean your respect and regard for others. If by chance they accept your food/drink, they will likely offer something else for you,too.

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Tanay Warnings and Dangers

  • Safety Do's & Don'ts at the Waterfalls...

    Fences have been put up for our safety while viewing or taking pictures of the waterfalls. Don't go beyond those fences if you don't want to suffer broken bones.Use lifesavers if you plan to swim near the main waterfalls' catch basin.Don't dare scale the cliff of the waterfalls if you're not properly trained.

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  • Comfort Rooms in natural parks aren't...

    Since the entance fees to the natural parks are less than $1,don't expect A1 amenities. The comfort rooms and shower rooms in Daranak Falls,in particular,are in poor condition. Faucets, shower heads and toilet flush are defective. Use only in dire need.

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Tanay What to Pack

  • Boy Scout Stuff

    Water- repellant backpack or plastic bags Sandals w/ good traction Your maintenance medicines, band-aid, alcohol/hand sanitizer, mosquito repellant, sunblock, talcum powder, paper towel/tissue or wet wipes for freshening up digicam, videocam,tripod waterproof gear bag, portable griller,matches Mineral Water, energy drinks

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  • Refreshments and water are expensive!

    For trip to the waterfalls,use water-repellant backpack. If you intend to traverse the stream or rainforest to get to the waterfalls,wear quick-dry sandals or marine shoes with good traction (to avoid slipping). Insect repellant,bandage,antibiotic/antiseptic ointment,wet wipes,tissue paper,baby powder Digicam will do. Secure them with ziploc...

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Tanay Off The Beaten Path

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    by santeria01 Updated Apr 12, 2008

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    Daranak Falls is known to mountaineers going to Tanay. This must be their cherry on the ice cream after a laborious climb. I also heard this place was famous for movies with scenes that require the hero to jump over the falls. hahaha. Costs around 20 pesos to get in, you can also bring your own food as they have tables for family picnics. I saw a family brought over a whole Lechon! yum yum!

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