CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The Department of Tourism here is helping officials in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija finish tourism rules and regulations to be observed at Mount Bulaylay in Barangay Landig, after the site was declared by Pres. Duterte as one of the four new “tourist destinations” in the country.
Mt. Bulaylay is one of the three mountains surrounding the Municipality of Cuyapo and is regarded as the town’s landmark.
Duterte signed recently Republic Act 11406 that declared Mount Bulaylay in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija as new tourist destination, along with Candon City Ecotourism Zone (RA 11407), Santiago Cove in Santiago (RA 11408), Pinsal Falls in Santa Maria, (RA 11409), all in Ilocos Sur province.
As tourist destinations, the development of these areas “shall be prioritized by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and shall be subject to the rules and regulations governing the development of tourist destinations,” the laws said.
Within 60 days from the effectivity of the laws, the DOT, in consultation with the local government unit of each tourist destination, will promulgate the necessary rules and regulations to be observed in the four areas.
Describing Mount Bulaylay, a blogger said “people who enjoy heights and adventure usually take the time and pleasure to climb the mountain where at the top you will find yourself breathing in fresh air with the exciting feeling of being alive and a lot closer to God.”