The province of Rizal is blessed with lots of beautiful natural resources. Some of outdoor enthusiasts spend their weekends and holiday in exploring mountains and waterfalls in Rizal. One of the popular destinations here is called Daranak Falls.


Daranak Falls. is 14-meter high waterfalls cascading into a deep catch basin that serves as its natural pool. It is about 5-10 minutes away from the city proper. Its jump off point is located at Brgy. Plaza Aldea. The water falls can be reached via land transportation , which is 2 .5- 3 hours away from Manila.

Summer is the perfect time to visit the waterfalls. Go here early in the morning  because it usually becomes crowded specially during weekends and holidays. The color of the water turns to turquoise. The water is clear and clean. It’s refreshing to dip into the water.

How to get there?

Take a jeep or van at Star Mall EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard.
Get off at Tanay Market in Barangay Sampaloc
Take a tricycle to take you to Daranak Falls.
Other route
Take a Cogeo bound jeep in Mercury Drug Aurora Boulevard Cubao
From Cogeo Market and transfer to another jeepney going to Tanay Market in Barangay Sampaloc
At Tanay Market, flag a tricycle to take you to Daranak Falls

DIY Expenses

Shaw to Tanay Rizal -P70
Tanay to Daranak Falls – P100/person
Daranak Falls Entrance Fee- P50
Picnic table- P150

Travel Guide / Tips

Travel time From Manila to Daranak Falls is around two to three hours.

It’s advisable here to go here during summer season or sunny day
Visit Daranak Falls on early morning or during weekdays.
Bring enough water
Overnight and camping are not allowed here
Side trips include Batlag falls, Calinawan Cave, Sierre Madre park, Tanay’s Parola, and San Ildefonso Parish Church

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