Lake Balinsasayaw


This Lake Balinsasayao is one of the famous lakes in Negros Oriental because this can be found 1,000 ft above sea level on the northwest of a mountain ridge: Mount Mahungot to the south, Mount Kalbasan to the north, Mount Balinsasayao to the east and Guintabon Dome to the West. You have to rent a car or a motorcycle in order to reach the lake. Well there are habal-habal drivers that you can ask to take you there.



Before you reach Lake Balinsasayao, you'll find Lake Kabalin-An. Most of the tourists thought that this is already Lake Balinsasayao while some thought that this is just a swamp beside the road.


Entrance is 30 pesos if you are from the local but if you are a foreigner, it is double the price. I wonder why it has to be like that.



Well there's a log where you can climb over and can take pictures with that beautiful background.




There is a "bangka" that can be rented if you want to look around the lake. I think it cause 200 pesos. My friends have already tried it that's why I didn't get to have a chance to ride on it. Well, maybe next time.




6 comments:

  1. Nice! My friends told me about this place years before but I'm not into trekking hehehe Nindot kay you're brave enough to do it! :)

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  2. So beautiful! Lake Balinsasayaw is actually in my list, I think it's one of the spots going to Mt. Talinis. Ahhh...can't wait to go there. :D

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  3. I think I need to update my bucket list for this. I've never been to Negros Oriental but your photos make me want to head over! I bet the lake is not open to swimmers, right? hehe.

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  4. I can't believe how Lake Balinsasayaw has changed. The last time I went there was more than 10 years ago. I think I need to go back there soon.

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  5. I missed the chance to be here last June as I had to already leave for the US. My associates instead filled in for me. 26 more months hopefully and this will be on my list.

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  6. Wow! Not to sound so cliche, but Lake Balinsasayaw is so beautiful and serene! Planning to include this on my bucket list. :-)

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