One of the best alternatives to make in choosing the superlative tourist destination in the country is the area closer to home. Sagpulon Falls located at San Isidro, Jasaan, Misamis Oriental gives us a natural attraction in the hilly part of the town of Jasaan, Misamis Oriental. It upholds its soaring altitude of almost 150 feet high and its alluring beauty surely astounds us all. We are not comparing this to any other tourist destination; however, we cannot escape from describing the place and the region. As well, Sagpulon Falls beholds its calm and cool streams of water pouring and torrential from its walls.
Well, traveling to Sagpulon Falls seems to be a wise decision to relax. Local trekkers and community vacationers like us come and go to enjoy the cool pool waters and the falls. We cannot ignore the fact that we spend our effort and time finding the place for the first time; however, we manage to crisscross the seven-kilometer concrete road to the falls. We pass through the cliffy and hilly path with the irregular sharp bends and curvatures. When we get there, we begin to mention the things that we need to do. We just settle in for a few minutes and then take some adventure treks to the falls. For some of us, going to Sagpulon Falls is exciting as we seem to be on rock-strewn topography to cross the bamboo passage and go along the cemented road. However, if we just walk to observe the area and the falls, then we can finally see an adventure of a lifetime. This happens as we, finally, see the falls from above. We can see it just enough to confirm the bewildering magnificence of the falls.
As well, local tourists and community dwellers call Sagpulon Falls a superb cascade of water from Mother Nature. They observe how magnificent this tourist attraction is. When the water goes downhill over an extended tapered shred, we will discover the foundations and substrata of Sagpulon Falls – the mountain and the falls. As we witness the gushing waters from the altitude of the falls, we can also see the haze from afar.
Moreover, local tourists can also choose to dive into the natural pool if they love it. Or, they can choose to plunge into the cerulean blue pool waters beside the natural pool. They can also take their moments to relax into the cottages and picnic spots in the area. Well, the management of Sagpulon Falls takes us to the next level as we cherry-pick the treetop hut if we want the overlooking view of the pool and falls. Moreover, the management of Sagpulon Falls works hard to develop the place to make it more attractive and stunning for holidaymakers and vacationers.
We better visit the falls during the summer to experience clearer and bluer waters. The summer is between March and May, so we can take some time off and stopover the area. Well, we have to bring our food supplies and other necessities since we cannot find stores selling some stuff nearby. We will also check from time to time if the place has electricity now since the area will close at 5 PM. We need to check this out since management rules change year after year. Then, you may rent a lifejacket for ₱20.
How to Get There
From Cagayan de Oro City, take a bus bound Jasaan. Or take a jeepney to Jasaan. Ask the driver to pull over and drop you off to Spring View Resort. The Spring View Resort is a landmark adjacent to the corner of the street going to the falls. From there, we can see a motorcycle terminal known as “habal-habal.” You take your rides to the falls. It would be wise to arrange the driver to pick you up at the exact time since no means of transportation comes and goes the area.
Drive through the National Highway to Jasaan for about 31 kilometers. This is if we are from Cagayan De Oro. When we approach the Spring View Resort, we will turn right and then spend another 7 kilometers going to the Sagpulon Falls entrance.
- Entrance Fee (Adult – ₱20 and Kids – ₱10)
- Parking Fee (4 Wheels – ₱30; Motorcycles – ₱5)
- Cottage Fee (– ₱150)
Finally, trekking to Sagpulon Falls can be a great experience after all. It seems to be the best time to unwind to eliminate the stress that we experience these days. We may be using a hyperbolic description to call it a superlative tourist destination in the country; however, we owe this to the places where we find comfort closer to home. Oh, by the way, please do not forget. Sagpulon Falls is located at San Isidro, Jasaan, Misamis Oriental. Please visit the place today.
P. S. You can also see Tupang Gala Website for photos and its adventures.