Majestic Asik-Asik Spring Falls (North Cotabato)

Asik-Asik Spring Falls is located at Sitio Dulao, Upper Dado, Alamada, North Cotabato in the island of Mindanao. This spring falls is one-of-a-kind and is majestic in every corner because there is no stream above the hill where the water comes. It is believed that the water is springing from the rocks. And this is was the highlight of my recent weekend getaway.


How to Reach Asik-Asik Falls

From Manila, we opted to take the Cotabato City (airport) route since its is the nearest and most convenient. Flight from Manila to Awang Airport in Cotabato is around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Majestic majestic!!!
Majestic majestic!!!

From Awang, ride a jeepney going to the city proper and ask the driver to drop you off at Don Rufino Alonzo St. (Magallanes) where the Weena Express Terminal bound for Davao City is found. One can either be dropped off at the town of Libungan, which is around 30-40 minutes from Cotabato City or at the town of Midsayap, around 1 hour trip. Take a “double tire” jeep to Alamada, Cotabato (around 45 minutes). From there, hire a habal-habal that would bring you to the waterfalls.


***While the vista is eye-gasmic, the habal-habal ride could be one of the most tiresome, butt muscle cramping ride you will ever experience, so make sure you are physically ready for it. Nonetheless, once you reach Asik-Asik, all that weary feeling will be washed away.DSC_1760

It is best to drop by Alamada’s tourism office for registration and proper assistance.

In case you arrive a little late in Cotabato City, you may opt to stay overnight in Midsayap. One can choose from the following cheap and safe accommodation: Rudy’s tavern, Hilltop Inn, Pioneer Lodge, White Hut Inn and Resort, Hotel Angelo, Ju-Eds Lodging House and Twin Cubs Haven Hotel and Coffee Shop. The following day, early in the morning, take a “double tire” jeep going to Alamada. From Alamada, hire a habal-habal to the waterfalls.

For further information, please contact Alamada Municipal Tourism Officer RJ Neville Repollo at +639496898858.

Awestruck with Asik-Asik
Awestruck with Asik-Asik


    • salamat po sir. isa po ito sa mga pinakakamagagandang nakita ko. kakaiba sya. sulit na sullit ang nakakapagod na habal-habal ride papunta dito. sana po may pagkakataong masilayan nyo po ang ganda ng Asik-Asik.

      at opo, nabanggit po ng tourism officer nila na may Asik-Asik Festival po.

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  1. two weeks ago, I went home sa Tacurong, kung saan matatagpuan ang Baras Bird Sanctuary na binlag mo…sa Davao ako bumaba at sumakay ng flight (PAL)…nagulat ako to know na yong PAL staff na assigned sa Mabuhay lounge ay umuuwi everyday sa Alamada at siya ang nagmention ng festival…almost 2 hours drive pero very safe daw maski gabi pa siya umuwi at mag-drive ng kotse niya….kaya, lalong tumindi ang curiosity ko, nabasa ko pa ang blog mo….thanks!

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  2. yan ang ibig kong sabihin….kaya I am for BBL din, huwag lang pulitikahin ng ibang sakim…walang problem ang Christian/Muslim relationship doon….by the way North Cotabato is part of Bangsamoro…

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    • Oo nga sir eh, actually okay naman lahat ng mga nakasalamuha kong Christians and Muslims nung nagMaguindanao, Sultan Kudarat at Nort Cotabato. Sensationalized lang talaga magbalita kung minsan kaya magiging panget ang image nila dun.

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  3. Hindi po ba ito edited? Haha. piz po. Ang ganda po kasi eh. Parang pinotoshoped? Haha. 😊😊😊😊


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