Sitio Madlum is located in San Miguel Bulacan,. This is one of the 5 sitios of Baranggay(Village) Sibul. Madlum name was derived from Pampangenos term “Madlum” meaning dark, because of its famous caves.

 Madlum is located in the northern part of the Biak na Bato National Park also has historical significance as the katipuneros used the mountain ranges as camp and hiding place.

 Ang Sitio Madlum ay halos pinaliligiran ng mga ibat ibang yungib. Isa rin sa nakakaakit na lugar ay ang Mount Manalmon, Ang kanilang mga ilog at ang malalaking tinipak  na bato sa paligid, kung saan ang mag bisita at turista ay halos makalimutan ang pagod, dahil sa kagandahan ng lugar.

– Madlum – 

– The Ultimate –

– Extreme –

– Adventure –

– Quest –

 Madlum boast of its mysterious yet magnificent caves, towering mountains, breath taking views and clear water. Experience adventure and feel the trill of what adventure has to offer through outdoor activities such as hiking, trekking, caving, swimming, rock scrambling, camping, river crossing, rappelling, cable traverse, and more.

Hiking and camping 
……feel the pressure on your feet…..
as you walk in the trails provided for you to see and explore the beauty of nature…..

Mount Manalmon Summit is facing the summit of mount Gola, as well as the scene of mighty Madlum river.

It  offers the spectacular view of Sierra Madre Mountain ranges and the plains of Central Luzon, while on  the other side is the dramatic view of Mount Arayat of Pampanga.

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Reaching this mountain required river crossing in Madlum River.

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 Trekking to Mount Manalmon not required much stamina, endurance and courage. This is just an easy trekking, but it gives a wonderful sight.

 There are two trails leading to summit, the easy but longer and short trail but more challenging.

Spelunking……

expolore the beauty of its caves and echoes beyond darkness                                                                                                      

Bayukbok Cave is one of the famous cave in Madlum, the caves is connected by 8 caves such as  Victoria Cave, Bayukbok 2,  Madlum Cave and Pebbles Cave and others like Music Room Caves where the rocks gives different sound.

 Madlum Caves is ideal for experienced and non experienced spelunkers(cavers). Guides are available in a very reasonable amount.

 This caves have a lot of narrow passage and vertical drops. It requires some careful rock climbing skill because some part are slippery and muddy due to drop of water from stalactites, but it doesn’t required much stamina and perseverance because spelunking in this caves is just so short compare to Sagada Caves.

 Madlum Caves is another magical place few kilometers away from the city.

Getting more daring ……

and extreme……                                                                                                

River Bumming….

 Swimming is the activity that you cannot avoid, its so refreshing before, after and during the heavy jam pack activity in Madlum. Feel the clear cold water while in the midst of stunning views of massive rock formation and awesome landscape

Feel young and stay young while playing in Madlum Falls

(The falls is dry during summer)

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….Nothing beats of being close to nature. 

  The place provide an endless expanse of mountain range, cold, and clean air to breath. Peaceful haven, peaceful beautiful restful place.

…a great place for bonding…..

Picnic table and food caterings are available, as well as Vidioke

…be mesmerized to sleep and wake up as you hear the the calmness of water….

 M.A.D.L.U.M. Inc

Mamamayang may Aksyon Dulot ng Likas-yamang Umuugnay sa Madlum

ay kaakibat ng Miriam PEACE at ng ahensya mg DENR para protecthan ang natitirang likas yamam ng Biak na Bato. Isa sa kanilang proyekyo ay pagpapalaganap ng “indigenous species” ng punong kahoy gaya ng narra at bungang kahoy sa kanilang bahay-halamanan. Maliban dito, sila ay mayroon ding reforestation area sa loob ng parke na kung saan nila dinadala ang kanilang mga tanim. Ang naturang samahan ay nakikibahagi din sa mga pulong ng Protected Area Management Board sa pagtatalakay ng isyu, problema, solusyon at mga balakin sa parke.

  Getting There

By own car

Take North Luzon Express Way (NLEX) Exit at Sta Rita then follow the road Cagayan Valley highway  Upon reaching the town  proper of San Miguel Bulacan, there is a right turn in Barangay Camias. For about 10 kilometers there a sign board indicating the way to Madlum.

By Public Transport

There are number of bus company  bound for Cabanatuan, like Baliwag Transit, Five Star, and ES Bus along EDSA near Cubao, Remind the driver or conductor to drop  you in Barangay Camias. From there, there are tricycle terminal that bring you to Barangay Madlum.

Transportation Expenses

Bus (Manila – SAn Miguel PHP 117.00/head
Tricicle (Brgy CAmias -Madlum) PHJP.250.00 for 5 person
First Registration PHP 5.00Second Registration PHP 5.00
Bamboo RAft PHP 5.00 per head
Guide to Manalmon, one or two or guide is enought.
Guide to Bayukbok Cave at least 2 to 3 guides, Guide Fee PHP 300.00 – PHP. 500.oo
Estimated Budget PHP 500.00 – PHP. 600.00

 

All the information are based  on the brochure distributed by MADLUM INC. available in  Madlum Traning Center.

The distribution of information was printed into brochure by the assistance of AUSAID-Philippines-Australian Community Assistance Program.