Local residents of Mankayan try the newest adventure tourism attraction in the municipality paragliding at the scenic caldera of mountains surrounding Lepanto Mines and landing at the tailing dam four. Launch on March 11 at the 108th Founding Anniversary of the mining town.
Municipal Mayor Franzel Ayong said it is part of their livelihood program for locals. Around 8 residents are now training to fly visitors and tourists when the municipality will open to out of towners. As of now only locals and neighboring residents are allowed to book their flights and come into the municipality with 2500 pesos for locals and 3500 for non-residents.
Photo by JJ Landingin