Fulfill Your Wanderlust at the Magnificent Home of the Perfect Cone-Shaped Volcano: Albay!


As every Filipinos know, Albay is famous for the stillness and nearly-perfect cone shape of Mayon Volcano. But hey, it ain’t just that, this place has a lot of scenic spots to brag about. Just the thought of it will surely make you want to drive to Albay.

For first-timers that want to fly to Albay soon, here are the list of must-go-to places that you shouldn’t miss to include into your itinerary.

1. Mayon Volcano and Cagsawa Ruins

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This iconic image of Albay will gonna make you take a selfie. Mayon Volcano and Cagsawa Ruins will really make a good background, friend!

Location: Barangay Busay, Cagsawa, Daraga, Albay

2. Joroan Church

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Fulfill your spiritual needs at Joroan Church together with other pilgrims. It is also where the miraculous image of Nuestra Señora de Salvación resides.

Location: Tiwi, Albay

3. Ligñon Hill Zipline

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Make your Albay trip at its height by daring yourself to take a breathtaking ride at Ligñon Hill Zipline. It is truly breathtaking, not only because of its height but merely because of the fascinating view of the Mayon Volcano!

Location: Legazpi City, Albay

4. Danao Lake

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Meet and greet the smallest fish (Pandaka Pygmaea) in the world! Let’s go ahead to their home, Danao Lake, a small yet scenic crater lake.

Location: Polangui, Albay

5. Cagraray Eco Park

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Get up and indulge yourself into an exhausting yet fun-filled activities! Take a visit at Cagraray Eco Park, travellers and adventurers!

Location: Bacacay, Albay

6. Vera Falls

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Fall in love with the captivating Vera Falls. Let your gasps come out as the foaming curtain drops into a crystal clear blue lagoon.

Location: Barangay Soa, Malinao, Albay

7. Kawa Kawa Hill

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Have a magnificent view of the whole city proper at the hill without a hilltop. Whaat?? Hike up Kawa-Kawa Hill and prepare yourself for a breathtaking scene!

Location: Ligao City, Albay

8. Sumlang Lake

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Another surreal spot that added to the list of tourist attractions in Albay is this lake surrounded the ever beautiful and majestic Mayon Volcano—Sumlang Lake!

Location: Camalig, Albay 4502 Legazpi, Albay

9. Quintay Falls and Underground River

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Did you know that Albay also boasts of stunning underground river, like what Palawan’s Puerto Princesa has? Quintay Falls and Underground River, yep, it also has a falls where you can refresh your mind, body and soul!

Just take note of the Environment fee of Php 20 and Php 100 / pax for balsa rental. 👌

Location: Jovellar, Albay

10. Misibis Bay

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If you’re into finding serenity away from the bustling noise of the city and also seeks for an adventure spot, Misibis Bay is indeed a perfect getaway!

Location: Cagraray Island, 4509 Bacacay, Albay

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