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Located in the heart of Nueva Ecija province in the Philippines, Labi River is a natural wonder that offers breathtaking scenery, thrilling ...

Exploring Labi River: One of the best attractions in Nueva Ecija

Located in the heart of Nueva Ecija province in the Philippines, Labi River is a natural wonder that offers breathtaking scenery, thrilling adventures, and a chance to reconnect with nature. In this blog, I will share my journey of exploring the Labi River and why it should be on every nature lover's bucket list.

As a traveler and nature enthusiast, I had the opportunity to explore the enchanting Labi River and witness its beauty firsthand. From crystal-clear waters to lush greenery, the river offers a serene and peaceful escape from the bustling city life.

The river originates from the Sierra Madre mountain range and flows through the municipalities of Laur, Gabaldon, and Bongabon before emptying into the Pantabangan Reservoir. The river is part of the 5,676-hectare Aurora Memorial Natural Park which can be found along the Nueva Ecija-Baler Road. 

Labi river is known for its crystal-clear waters, which are ideal for swimming, kayaking, and fishing. The surrounding forests and mountains provide a stunning backdrop, making it the perfect spot for nature photography and outdoor activities. There's no entrance fee to enter the area and the cottage fee is around P500. 

However, like many other bodies of water in the country, the Labi River faces threats such as pollution and sedimentation due to agricultural activities and other human activities in the area. The local government and various stakeholders are working together to address these issues and promote sustainable management of the river and its resources. It is essential to raise awareness and promote responsible tourism to preserve its natural beauty for future generations.

If you're planning to visit Nueva Ecija, don't miss the chance to explore the Labi River. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, go swimming, or try the various water activities available.

How to get Labi River in Nueva Ecija

1. From Manila, ride a bus to Cabanatuan.

2. From Cabanatuan, ride XLT JEEP to Bongabon Proper.

3. From Bongabon take a tricycle 

Where to stay in Bongabon, Nueva Ecija 

Nestled in the heart of Sierra Madre Mountains, Camp Paraiso is a haven for nature lovers. The campsite boasts of lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and breathtaking views that will leave you in awe. The cool and refreshing mountain breeze is a welcome respite from the sweltering heat of the city. Check Room Rates HERE.

This Nueva Ecija tour is part of the NLEX Lakbay Norte. It is a media familiarization tour in Northern Luzon that aims to promote safe and fun travel by highlighting destinations in the North. This initiative is organized by NLEX Corporation and LGU of Nueva Ecija. 

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