Butuan

Butuan – Traveling jewel of Mindanao

Located in Agusan Del Norte province, Butuan is really a traveling jewel of Mindanao. Beaches with clear and pristine waters, historic museums worth visiting and ecological park worth enjoying, Butuan is simply an ideal relaxing and resting destination for nature and peaceful lovers. If you are wondering what to do in Butuan for your vacation, please discover the reasons why you can’t miss this destination!!!!

Butuan is a historic and cultural city. There are many musiums and church vestiges to explore such as the national museum, the Balanga Museum – where is storing 1.650 years – old natural treasure, Butuan Diocesan Liturgical Museum houses several collections of the Roman catholic Church in Mindanao, Banza Church Ruins – Banza Church Ruins are the oldest church ruins in Mindanao or St Joseph Cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Butuan

If you are looking for a more exciting and adventurous trip, visit Delta Discovery Park. There will be a lot of things for you to do here. You can go swimming, take a photo with Butuan’s breathtaking view, play zippy ball or simply enjoy the wonderful mix between the natural beauty and artificial design.

Not only that, Bood Promontory Eco Park located at the highest point is a ideal place for an early morning meditation with a leisurely breakfast or a peaceful snack

Finally, you can relax and organize a Philippines style meal at the clear blue Masao beach or relax with Spa service of Grand Royal Spa on the 2nd floor of PS Arcade after a tiring travel day.

When in butuan, try to visit Inez coffee at Robinson’s mall at the 2nd floor because they have the best tasting coffee. Try their siphoned cofee...oh its so good. Or you should try Laksoy wine which is a nipa palm wine that is distilled in a crudely-made tank at Barangay Babag.

You can visit Butuan at any time of the year but better, you should visit here on some special occations: Kahimunan Festival – held on the 3rd Sunday of January, Balangay Festival - held in May, Butuan Charter Day - celebrated every August 1-2.

Tricycles are the main transport in the city. Jeeps and mini buses are used for nearby towns. In particular, the cost for Butuan trip is very cheap. For overnight stays and sightseeing around the city and nearby cities, 25 USD is too enough to spend on accommodation, transportation and meals.

Butuan: memories will last

When visiting Butuan, you will have to admit that: this is a treasure with full of travel gems. Be sure that you will fill your journey in this city with extremely attractive destinations and create long memories.

Book the ticket from Manila to Bancasi airport, Butuan to continuos your journey to discover the Philippines from now on!

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