Experience a different kind of way to reflect this Lenten Season through this must-visit place in Camiguin Island, The Walkway to the Old Volcano and Station of the Cross. Its an 8 kilometers hike to reach the peak of the Mount Vulcan also called as The Old Volcano while following the 14 human-sized Stations of the Cross. This famous tourist spot specially during holy week is situated at Barangay Bonbon, Town of Catarman, Camiguin Island.
In every year specially on Holy Thursday and Good Friday all the local devotees of Camiguin and together with the tourist observes the annual festival called “Panaad” or Promise in English. This annual holy activity is serves as an expression of their repentance, penitence and cleansing their souls as they walk the 8 kilometers path to reach the peak and enjoy the scenic view of the Old Volcano.
Travel Notes and Tips:
-This place has an environmental fee of Php 10 per person above 12 years old ( latest rates during our visit, not sure when its Lenten Season )
-Do not forget to bring water to stay hydrated if your are planning to reach the peak.
-There will be a lot of locals and tourist during Lenten Season for sure as it is the pilgrimage site to Roman Catholic devotees.
-Souvenir shops are just across the street.
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