Lacwasan highlights barangay, tourism programs

BONTOC. Provincial Governor Bonifacio Lacwasan, Jr. delivered his State of the Province Address (SOPA) before the members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and selected audience composed mostly of heads and assistant heads of offices of the provincial offices last January 16, 2018.

 

Bauko donates lot for evacuation center

BAUKO, Mountain Province  – The local government donated some 2,000 square meters of its property in Poblacion as the site of the evacuation center to be put up by the Cordillera office of Civil Defense (OCD-CAR) to help strengthen disaster risk reduction and management in the province.

 

DOE promotes E-trike in rural areas

SAGADA, Mountain Province, Nov. 19 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy calls for the participation of the rural communities towards the reduction of environmental pollution and mitigation of the effects of climate change through the use of alternative fuels and energy technologies like the electric tricycle (E-trike) program.

 

MP to conduct consultation on parking project

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The provincial government will be holding a public consultation relative to the planned put up of a parking structure within the vicinity of the Provincial Capitol on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

 

MPGCHS is brigade eskwela national awardee

BONTOC, Mountain Province  – The Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School (MPGCHS) is a national awardee in the 2017 National Brigada Eskwela National Awarding ceremony done at Puerto Princesa, Palawan last December 15, 2017.

 

DOE holds alternative fuels and energy technologies forum in Sagada

SAGADA, Mountain Province  Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency – Cordillera conducted IEC on Alternative Fuels and Energy Technologies last November 7 in this mountain resort town.

 

Tension between Mountain Province tribes normalizes

BONTOC, Mountain Province – The long-drawn strained relations between people of the province’s two eastern towns and barangay Samoki of Bontoc has been normalized after officials of the two municipalities handed last Tuesday to the elders of Bontoc the amount that shall be used for the series of cleansing rituals.

 

MPGCHS’ Child Protection Committee cited most functional in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Nov. 29 (PIA) -- The Mountain Province General Comprehensive High School (MPGCHS) here is the most functional school-based child protection committee – secondary level in the province.

 

World First Aid Day celebrated in Bontoc

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Sept. 29 (PIA) -- The Philippine Red Cross-Mountain Province Chapter, in partnership with the local government unit and the SMART Inc. celebrated the World First Aid Day with the theme, “First Aid on Domestic Accidents.”

 

Mt. Province PLGU sustains livelihood program for rebel returnees

BONTOC, Mountain Province, Jan. 22 (PIA) -- The provincial local government unit here continues to sustain its Provincial Livelihood Program of Rebel Returnees which is intended to help former rebels regain normal lives in the community.

 

Sagada NHS bags 1st place in Essay Writing Contest

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Recognizing the role of the youth in the fight against illegal drugs, an Essay Writing Contest was participated in by the public and private junior and senior high school learners in the province on November 17, 2017.

 

DOST SETUP assists 8 entrepreneurs in Mt. Province

BONTOC, Mountain Province, July 24(PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is assisting this year eight micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the province under its Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP).

 

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Mt. Province Destinations

Alab Petroglyph

The Alab Petroglyph is a huge rock formation that was inscribed with bows and arrows and is believed to have contained the ancient fertility rites of natives.

Backstrap and Loom weaving Houses ( Samoki Weaving)

This is where one can see an actual weaving by the locals. Tourists can come to this place for a photo-op and a chance to try their hand at weaving. Souvenirs can also be bought at these houses.

Bay-yo Rice Terraces

Bay-yo Rice Terraces are a smallet type of terraces that is spectacular to look at for tourists.

Bomod-ok Falls

Cascading white water and with a forceful might sending sprays of water that even on a hot day gives you an idea of just how freezingly-cold the pool at the bottom of the falls is truly a majestic sight to behold.

Bontoc Village Museum

It features a range of artifacts crafted by the Igorots for domestic purposes, to be used for traditional celebrations or practices. Inside the museum, one could appreciate the distinct richness of the Igorot's way of life.

Mt. Amuyao

The 8th highest peak in the Philippines with an elevation of 2,702 meters above sea level. Its summit provides its climbers a breathtaking panoram of Mountain Province, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao and Cagayan Valley.

Mt. Clitoris (Tadian)

This is a sacred mountain regardless of its name. Standing proudly and serenely over 3 villages, this conical-shaped land mass is said to be home to some enchanted eels.

Mountain Province Trade Center

A mini-shopping center managed by the Department of Trade and Industry where skillfully crafted indigenous products are sold.

Sagada Hanging Coffins

Having their coffins hangng at the limestone sliffs is an imrtant tribal custom that thee locals have complied with through hundred of years.

Sumaguuing Caves

Two hundred fifty or so steps down a slipery trail, one can reach the Sumaguing Cave. This is one of the Philippines famous spelunking sites, it is a spectacular place to go to for the adventorous soul.