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Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon was formerly known as Maluko—a name that signifies rest. And that’s exactly what a tour of this place offers—a chance to kick back and explore the many wonders of the area in a leisurely and relaxed way.
Manolo Fortich is full of beauty, mystery, and discovery. During your tour, you'll embark on a familiarity journey to uncover the secrets of this stunning area. From its lush forests to stunning rivers, and historic buildings to cultural hotspots, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in everything this incredible destination has to offer.
Come along, as we explore Manolo Fortich —the unfamiliar becomes familiar! This tour is made possible by Manolo Fortich Chambers of Commerce and Industry Incorporated.
Welcome to Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon
Formerly known as Maluko, though its name has changed and its landscape has shifted, the town still holds the same fascinating stories and charming attractions that brought visitors here for centuries.
From the captivating Mt. Kitanglad range to the rolling hills of the Sayre Highway, Manolo Fortich is a paradise of beauty and story. Whether you’re here for a weekend getaway or a month-long exploration, you can uncover secrets here that have been around for generations.
Go through Manolo Fortich’s streets and explore what lies at its heart: rich cultural heritage, unforgettable experiences, and dynamic people. Whether you’re drawn to nature or thrilled by adventure sports, you can find activities to make your stay in Manolo Fortich worthwhile.
From the world's sweetest Pineapple to magical sunsets over the majestic mountain range, there's something special waiting for every type of visitor who comes to Manolo Fortich. Let's dive into this guide and explore what makes this hidden gem so unique!
Tourist Spots in Manolo Fortich
Manolo Fortich is home to some tourist spots that will surely make your visit extra special. From breathtaking waterfalls, lush mountains, and crystal clear lakes, there’s no doubt that this place will captivate your heart.
Here are just a few of the places you should visit while you’re in Manolo Fortich:
The Old Artisan Well
Take a trip to Tankulan, and get a glimpse into the community's past.
The Old Artisan Well built in 1930 by the Americans, supplied water for the whole town. It represents a symbol of pureness and abundance to many of the locals, as it is regarded as a natural source of sustenance that never runs dry.
The Infinity Symbol
This is an infinity symbol that depicts an abstract illustration of an object that seems to curl and evolve into something greater—a depiction of how Manolo Fortich was born, starting with humble beginnings and
progressing onwards into something grand and complex. Tankulan's symbolism makes it all the more special—it serves as a reminder for all in Manolo Fortich that no matter their history or struggles, their town still stands strong, living through time despite everything life throws its way.
Perrine Deer Enclosure
If you're looking to take a break from the hustle and bustle of life in the main town, you should go explore Barangay Dicklum. This neighborhood is surrounded by rolling hills and is the perfect spot to take in some fresh air.
As you drive through Dicklum, you should take a look inside BRCI, where you can find the abandoned factory of supposed to be a Tomato processing plant and if you go more inside you can see the Philippine Braking deers. In fact, the Perrine Deer Enclosure was built here to protect these endangered species.
you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of life in the main town, you should for
You are allowed to get closer, touch and feed these Deers, but you have to bring your own bananas.
Fun Fact: Have you ever wondered why these deer are called Filipino Barking Deers? It's because they bark during mating season!
MacArthur Memorial Landmark
There's also an impressive MacArthur Memorial Landmark nearby that reminds us of our history during WWII. After Corregidor and Bataan fell, Douglas MacArthur was evacuated from the Philippines to Australia from the Del Monte Airport, which is now known as the MacArthur Monument.
Montegelo Farms Formally Known As Obrero Place
The Montegelo Farms is a must-see if you're in San Miguel, Manolo Fortich.
Outside The Obrero Place, you can find their fruit stand, in which you can find the Highland Extrasweet Pineapple which is the world's best-eating pineapple — more delicious than ever which you can buy for only Php 70.00 only!
If you are unable to taste this luscious pineapple, your trip will be a disgrace! So, make sure to come to visit The Obrero Place and taste this Highland Extrasweet Pineapple!
Inside, the Montegelo Farms also offers Perfect for weekend relaxation and for individuals who love the outdoors. The swimming pools here are the best; they offer flowing swimming pools for both adults and children.
The Montegelo farm also has rooms for guests who want to stay overnight in addition to its pool and gorgeous surroundings.
The area is covered in trees and other vegetation, making it a lovely spot to relax and unwind. The pools' chilly water will appeal to you since it makes you feel as though you are in the heart of a jungle, surrounded by trees. This is for you if you love peace and quiet.
For More Information: Montegelo Farms
The Big Pineapple
You can’t go to Manolo Fortich without visiting Camp Phillips. It's a small town in Bukidnon located within one of Del Monte’s plantations and it's home to a vast field of pineapples covering around 9000 hectares of land — pretty impressive, right? Every corner of the place is planted with pineapples... but that's not even the best part.
The real gem here is the giant pineapple landmark, otherwise known as the biggest pineapple sculpture in the world. This 24-foot pineapple was built back in 2002 by Del Monte as a reminder to everyone visiting the area how important pineapples are to this community.
Dahilayan Adventure Park
If you're ready for some adventure and fun, then you can't miss out on Dahilayan Adventure Park ‘Mindanao’s Favorite Extreme Playground’.
Get in on the action and fly like Superman from a launch point 4,700 feet above sea level on Asia's Longest Dual Zipline. Zoom through verdant scenery and spectacular views only seen in Dahilayan's mountains at up to 90 kph. absolutely secure and enjoyable for all ages
With Zipzone's 840-meter scream-inducing rollercoaster, experience the thrill of a lifetime!
Dahilayan's chilly, foggy climate is a great place to spend time with families and friends. You will never forget this incredible adventure! This ultimate fun destination features a bunch of exciting activities like an 820m Zipline, Mountain Coaster, Dropzone, Python Rollerzip, Basejump, and Inflatable Basecamp.
For More Information: https://www.dahilayanadventurepark.com/
Saddle Ridge Camp
Not enough? Saddle Ridge Camp is A relaxing and Peaceful place in Dahilayan best for family bondings and Romantic Dates with your Loved Ones.
They will soon open its brand-new Arched Cabins next to the swimmable Agusan River.
For more information: http://saddleridgecamp.com/
If you want to truly experience Malukoanan now called Manolo Fortich, then you must visit the Mampayag area. Mampayag is a barangay that is actually the epicenter of all things leisure and tourist activities in Manolo Fortich, but it’s also a great place to spend time outdoors and get one with nature.
Whether it’s taking a leisurely stroll or a nature trek, taking photos, or simply breathing in the fresh air, Mampayag will be sure to provide an unforgettable experience that you won’t soon forget.
The White Fence
For those looking for comfort and convenience, The White Fence Inn provides luxury accommodations conveniently located at Brgy. Mampayag which is along the road to Brgy. Dahilayan
For more information: The White Fence Inn
There's even an incredible restaurant called Pearchadz which has a unique contemporary design and relaxed casual ambiance set on Danbards farm.
For more information: Pearchadz
Don Pablo’s Farm
Don’t forget to take unique finds and mementos with you! Just nearby is Don Pablo’s Farm where you can buy affordable plants
A perfect token to take home as a reminder of your trip!
Next stop Barangay Damilag.
Did you know that Barangay Damilag is the largest barangay in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon? It has the most land area, and it's also the barangay with the highest population.
It was founded by Demata Family, who settled in what is now called Damilag. The barangay is known for its lush greenery and its hospitality industry.
BCC Business Hotel
A trip to Manolo Fortich wouldn't be complete without checking out some notable lodgings like BCC Business Hotel and Pineapple Dreams Travelers Inn.
For more information: BCC Business Hotel
Pineapple Dreams Travelers Inn
Pineapple Dreams Travellers Inn is open for you to relax and be comfortable while away from your home. For booking and inquiries, you may contact them on their landline or mobile number. Landline: (088) 537-4281 Mobile: 0929-315-7338- (Smart) 09171888252 - (Globe) Inquiry Time: 6:00 AM-9:00 PM
For more information: Pineapple Dreams Travelers Inn
If you want real farm-fresh produce, a stop at Barangay Alae is one that you should not miss. It is home to the Jugador Dairy Farm, where cows are raised for fresh dairy products. Not only that, but you can also purchase items like cow's milk and cheese for your own consumption.
Jugador Dairy Farm provides affordable and safe dairy products from grass-fed cows and promotes local dairy products.
For more Inforamtion: Jugador Dairy Farm
And along the main road, you can stop at Slers Country Store which has been known for top-quality meats and food products since 1969.
Exploring Manolo Fortich is like taking a journey through the past and experiencing the unique culture and natural beauty the town has to offer. From the majestic Manolo Fortich natural rivers to the vibrant and bustling downtown scene, there is something for everyone in this corner of Bukidnon.
Whether you're looking for a relaxing weekend getaway or seeking a deeper dive into the fascinating history of Manolo Fortich, this destination is sure to provide something for everyone. So come explore the breathtaking landscapes, savor the fresh local cuisine, and discover what makes Manolo Fortich such a special place. Who knows, you might just find something that'll make you never want to leave!
So if you’re planning a trip to Manolo Fortich anytime soon, be sure to include these amazing places in your itinerary!