5. Daranak Falls
Daranak Falls is one of the popular tourist spots in Rizal tucked in the mountainous side of the province but not remote. It has a beautiful cascading waters that drops from 14-meters high to the deep, cold and turquoise basin. It is surrounded with lush of green vegetation and rock formations. Fascinating rock balancing arts can also be sighted along its banks since visitors love to play with it aside from cliff jumping and swimming. It is being managed by the local government and a small amount of entrance fee is collected per person. Cottages and picnic tables are also available. Daranak Falls is a weekend getaway destination among the locals and day trippers so during weekend, this place could be real crowded.
📍 Daranak Falls is located in Tanay, Rizal.
6. Mount Daraitan
Mount Daraitan is one of the popular hiking destinations in Rizal. If you are up to some serious physical challenge in the province, then this is for you. A serious and rough hiking and climbing awaits every daring group of visitors who wants to reach the top of Mount Daraitan. The summit offers a breath-taking view of the Sierra Madre mountain range and the Daraitan River. On the way back, a traverse going down to Tinapak River might be worse than reaching the peak. Tinapak River is one of the camping grounds and has turquoise cold waters and interesting limestone rocks. Most travelers stay here for a while to swim and explore also the Tinapak Cave. A group of hikers should register in the registration area and secure a guide.
📍 Mount Daraitan is located in Tanay, Rizal.