RANDOM SHOTS: Piduan Falls – majestic curtain-like falls in Don Victoriano Chiongbian, MisOcc

Deep into the heart of Mt Malindang Range Natural Park lies a hidden natural wonder. PIDUAN FALLS is a 60-meter high curtain-like falls located along the western section of Mt Malindang at Sitio Piduan in Barangay Napangan, Don Victoriano Chiongbian, Misamis Occidental. Experience untouched natural beauty amid the sound of crystal clear waters crashing into the rocks at the site that can be reached by a short trek along the riverbed, a perfect recipe for adventurers.

GETTING THERE. Don Victoriano Chiongbian is a landlocked municipality and can be reached from Ozamiz City via the town of Molave in Zamboanga del Sur passing Tangub City along the way. Travel time is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. Once at the town proper, hire a habal-habal (single motorcycle) to take you to the jump-off area of the waterfalls. The trek follows a trail along the rocky riverbed as shown below.

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Once arriving at the site, you’ll be amazed by its natural splendor.

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Piduan Falls is initially just a local tourist attraction but has since slowly being discovered at the provincial and regional level through social media.

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A visit to Piduan Falls is never complete without taking a photo of its grandeur.

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If you wish to go to Piduan Falls, just visit the Provincial Tourism Office in Oroquieta City for proper guidance.

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