Were you feeling a little bored of being surrounded by structures and businesses? Plan a getaway from the city and visit the waterfalls in Laguna! If you want to wake up every morning to fresh air and the sounds of nature, then Laguna is your top option. Waterfalls are a magnificent natural wonder, the kind of thing that will make you work hard to catch sight of them in the first place. We are lucky we do not have many intriguing options within a short driving distance of Manila.
Laguna is also known as the Resort Province of the Philippines because of the area’s 700 hot spring resorts. This province has lakes, rivers, waterfalls, historical sites, and gastronomic destinations. It will never fail to satisfy your desire for a rejuvenating weekend getaway. So, here’s the list of those top waterfalls that you must visit in Laguna.
1. Buruwisan, Falls (Mt. romelo, Siniloan, Laguna)
Among the several waterfalls on Mount Romelo, Burusiwan Waterfalls is the most well-known and, in many ways, the most spectacular. The 180-foot Buruwisan Falls, which flows from the Siniloan River, is only one of seven waterfalls that run from the river. Still, it has become the most popular among novice climbers because of its accessibility. It’s hidden between mossy granite boulders, and the water cascades softly against the vines that grow on the falls themselves, creating a breathtaking scene.
How to get there: The jump-off point of Mount Romelo can be reached by taking a bus from Manila to Infanta, Quezon, and alighting at Siniloan.
2. Hulugan Falls (Luisiana, Laguna)
First, you’ll have to scale the falls to get to the catch basin, but don’t worry; the vista is well worth the effort. During the afternoon, most visitors come here to catch a glimpse of a bit of rainbow and enjoy the soothing mist from the falls. As a tourist destination, Luisiana is well known for its Hulugan Falls. The guests are delighted by its majesty from a height of roughly 70 meters ten minutes before they reach the base. Unlike the cascading Aliw and Talay Falls area, this one is a single-drop variety from around three-quarters of its height.
How to get there: After taking a bus to Sta. Cruz, Laguna, you will need to take a jeep to San Salvador, Lusiana. To go to the Kapitan’s house, you’ll need to take a tricycle. Once there, you’ll register and begin your walk.
3. Bunga Twins Falls (Nagcarian, Laguna)
Bunga Falls is a double waterfall in Barangay Bunga that stands 15 meters tall. Even though it does not have the towering height of most waterfalls, it is lovely because it has two waterfalls descending side by side. The fact that it is an identical twin waterfall descending side by side adds to its attractiveness. When people come to the beautiful rain forest and the calming sound of the gushing stream at Bunga Twin Falls, they are completely mesmerized. Cliff diving from the top is an option for those wanting excitement, with a 32-foot deep natural pool basin waiting below for those who dare.
How to get there: Liliw may be reached by bus from Sta. Cruz in Laguna, then by jeep from the town. At the Nagcarlan market, take a jeep to Nagcarlan and get off at the market there. Taking a tricycle to the starting site of the short trip is the best option.
4. Aliw Falls (Luisiana, Laguna)
Aside from being a popular side excursion after seeing Hulugan Falls, Aliw Falls deserves to be given more attention. Aliw Falls is characterized by a multi-tiered wall that appears to be an uneven stairway, with a large amount of water cascading down on each stairway level. Although it is only 65 feet high, the jagged edges cause the water to stream into huge layers, creating a visually beautiful depiction of the landscape. You can reach the waterfall by climbing to the top of the cliff, diving from the opposite side.
How to get there: Take a bus to Sta. Cruz, Laguna, and then a jeep to Lusiana to reach your destination. A tricycle will transport you to San Salvador, where the hike officially begins.
5. Bukal Falls (Majayjay, Laguna)
The Bukal Falls is a natural spring and waterfall that is located in the Philippines. Despite the large number of people that visit it every year, it is well-known for its natural beauty. A large, moss-covered boulder frames the water, which is a gorgeous shade of sapphire blue. There are two basins in which you can swim, one of which is fourteen feet deep and the other of which is just five feet deep. There are two basins in which you can swim. Bukal Falls, also known as Kilangin Falls and Maimpis Falls, is located on Mount Banahaw and is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world.
How to get there: Ride a bus to Sta. Cruz and you can get off at Pagsawitan. From there, you can ride a jeepney headed to Majayjay, and then you can take a tricycle to Barangay Bukal.