Visiting Panganiban

If you plan for an extended holiday vacation in Catanduanes, and if you seek adventure, nature and fun, don't miss out in your travel itinerary the northern towns of Panganiban, Bagamanoc and Pandan.

Panganiban right now is in the national broadsheets because of a controversial coal exploration and development project in one of its remote barangays located in the mountainous northwestern part of the municipality.

Travel time from the capital town, Virac, is roughly an hour by private vehicle and more by public transport. The sights along the road going to north would definitely not bore you, don't forget to bring your cameras and hiking shoes.

There are no hotels or lodging houses in this place but you can arrange for a homestay. For the adventurous, you can bring a sleeping bag or a tent and don't forget a mosquito repellant. Locals are friendly, can understand and speak tagalog or english. Mobile communication from major telcos is available including GPRS signal.

You can visit Lorong Point Lighthouse, to go there you have to hire a motor boat in Tarahid to bring you to Panay island.