Negros Oriental 

Discover nature at its freshest in the province that promises the charming surprise of a lush countryside, a fascinating highland adventure, breathtaking caves, magnificent lakes, scenic beaches, world-class marine reserves, alluring dive sites, and even playful dolphins and whales.Negros Oriental offers you the opportunity to commune with nature, undisturbed. The heavens have blessed this province with more than its fair share of nature bounty, with a bonus to boot the warmth and the inherent charm of the Oriental Negrense.

 

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GETTING THERE
By Air: The gateway to Negros Oriental is Dumaguete City. There are daily flights direct to and from Metro Manila to Dumaguete via domestic and budget carriers. Travel time is only an hour and 15 minutes.

By Land: Ride a bus from Cebu (5 hours) to Oslob and connect to Dumaguete through RORO.

By Sea: Ride a ferry or fast craft from Cebu (4 hours) and Tagbilaran to Dumaguete.To get to Apo Island, take a bus or shuttle from Dumaguete to Zamboanguita (45 minutes), then rent an outrigger boat to take you to the island. Several resorts and hotels can also arrange tours to Apo Island.

 

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • Cebuano
  • Hiligaynon / Ilonggo
  • Tagalog
  • English

 

MUST SEES!

  • Apo Island
  • Casaroro Falls
  • Kanlaon Volcano
  • Dolphin and Whale Frolicking
  • Mabinay Caves
  • Mt.Talinis
  • Niludhan Falls
  • Oldest Tree

LET’S GO TRY

  • Baye-Baye
  • Budbud sa Tanjay

 

LET'S GO EXPLORE & EXPERIENCE

  • Learn something new at Siliman University.
  • Dine along Rizal Boulevard.
  • Just keep swimming.
  • Find sanctuary in the sea.

 

LET’S GO TO FESTIVAL & EVENTS

  • Langob Festival (held every 25th of January - promotes these unique caves as tourism lures.)
  • Tawo-Tawo Festival (held every 18th of February - celebrate the scarecrows (tawo-tawo) through paper mache higantes as guardians of the town’s crops.)
  • Pasayaw Festival (held every 19th of March - expresses the joys and jubilations in praise and thanksgiving to the Almighty God through the intercession of St. Joseph.)
  • Buglasan Festival (held every month of December - gathered for a show down and street dancing to highlight the week-long fiesta.)
  • Masulog Festival (held every 13th of June- A place where people enjoyed life’s greatest gift – nature. Water, food, fresh air, such boundless sustenance.)

 

DID YOU KNOW THAT?

  • On June 11, 1580, Tanjay was constituted as the first parish on the southeastern coast. Spiritual and military administrative seats remained in Panay for western Negros, and Cebu for the eastern settlements.

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