Lake Danao National Park, Ormoc

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#1 of 23 in Parks in Leyte Island
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  • My first experience is kayaking. I have learned how to paddle the kayak. We rented it for 150 an hour. We only stay here for an hour since we requested from the jeepney driver to wait for us before go...  more »
  • Pleasant ride to this like in the mountains with cool air and cold beverage to escape the hot sun. I recommend this place.  more »
  • I give it 4 stars because I love it being relatively "undiscovered". Yet it is elfish to keep it to myself and I have been imagining how great this spt will be once developed. At 1,033 feet above sea ...  more »
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  • The place has a cool environment. Kayaking is great with their floating cottage. i really had a nice experience there.
  • Come and visit the beautiful Lake of Danao, fresh water, great ambience and awesome scenery...
  • Lake Danao is a natural fresh water lake situated in the middle of the forest reservation about 18 kilometers North East of Ormoc City. It is more than 2 kilometers long and about a kilometer wide (max). To enjoy the lake, the best thing to do is to rent a floating cottage (several are maintained by the community association) and pull yourselves (cottage and all) to the middle of the lake using ropes secured to the opposite ends of the lake. You can also try the treats prepared by the locals which include freshwater 'tahong' and edible fern. The freshwater 'tahong' is harvested by the locals from the lake itself and you have several options on how you would like it cooked like adobo style, hot & spicy, or as a broth, among others. The fern is best eaten as a salad. You can also try the guinataang baki (frog). Visitors are however cautioned that the lake is situated far from the city and the route is not that safe after dark. It would be best to go there early, enjoy the scenery, and leave for Ormoc City proper before 5 in the afternoon. :-)
  • Great lake, preserve its ecosystem
  • Leyte's jewel

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