Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Cebu is definitely filled with a lot of natural wonders. This includes a lot of falls you might want to visit while in town. One of which is Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu.

How to Get There

Getting there involves a 2 hour drive from Cebu City by public or private transports. This site won’t be missed since all buses that are going to Bato-Barili route will stop by Shamrock stopover. Stop there and then take a rented motorcycle going to Mantayupan Falls.

This falls is located in Barangay Campangga. It is around 4km and 10-15 minutes from the Poblacion. Getting there is just easy since the road is already concrete. You surely don’t want to miss as well the view because of the rich rice fields you can see while going there.

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

 

Mantayupan Falls

Mantayupan Falls is one of the top tourist destinations in this municipality. It is approximately 200 feet high. The waterfalls have two levels. The first is 14 meters and the second level is 98 meters. If you happen to bring food and drinks, you will simply pay a corkage fee of Php 50.00 for it. The money is being used for maintenance and improvement of their facilities.

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

 

Activities To Do

There are a lot of things you can do while you are in Mantayupan Falls. It is not the only falls that you get to see. If you are one adventurous individual, this would be the perfect place for you.

Before you can get to the falls, there is a canopy in the forest where you get to experience wildlife sanctuary. The entire area of Mantayupan is a protected area. Forests and the wildlife are protected by the government. With such, you can be able to appreciate nature at its fullest.

If ever you bring your food with you, you can go picnic and grilling near the falls. The vicinity is equipped with such amenities to make your dining is comfortable. You can even bring your own food supplies. There is even a grilling facility that you can rent. Just a quick note though, clean up after eating!

If ever you didn’t bring some food supplies with you, do not worry. Just make sure you bring some cash since you can buy food from their Campeo Eco Top Grill. Get to enjoy the meals straight from their restaurant with their delicious grilled menu.

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Chasing Water Falls: Mantayupan Falls in Barili, Cebu

Mantayupan Falls Trekking

As stated, there are two levels in the falls. The first one being 14 meters high and the other is 98 meters high. The first falls can be reached in a minute or two. A good hiking or aqua shoes would be necessary in order to climb the second falls. There are several steps though and a bridge.

The falls water is a sight to behold. It features a bluish green when the sun hits the walls. You can even get a water massage near the drop of the falls. A raft would be necessary to bring you there.

There are indeed many things you can do while in Mantayupan Falls. We highly suggest you get to visit this apart from other falls that Cebu boasts. Your nature lover self will truly thank you for this trip.


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