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Bamboo Farm


Bamboo has always been an important plant in Filipino culture as it is used in a variety of native creations, from handicrafts, tools, implements, even houses. As a tribute to this very useful plant, the people of Camarines Sur have set up the Bamboo Farm to have more people appreciate and discover more about its many varieties, forms and uses.

by Kheem Caparas on June 29, 2012

Bamboo has always been an important plant in Filipino culture as it is used in a variety of native creations, from handicrafts, tools, implements, even houses.  As a tribute to this very useful plant, the people of Camarines Sur have set up the Bamboo Farm to have more people appreciate and discover more about its many varieties, forms and uses.

The Bamboo Farm is being developed by the Provincial Government as one of its eco-tourism destinations in Camarines Sur.  The farm showcases different varieties of bamboo in the country.

Location
Bamboo farm is located at Hanawan, Ocampo in Camarines Sur Province.

How to get there

By Air

The province of Camarines Sur can be reached by plane within 45 minutes. Flights are serviced by Air Philippines (Pal Express), Zest Air and Cebu Pacific from Manila to Naga City Airport.

By Land

Aircon and non-aircon buses from PhilTranco, Isarog Bus Co. and Peñafrancia Bus Lines ply routes daily through Quirino Highway from Manila to Naga.

From Naga the town of Ocampo is just 13 kilometers away.

Going around the town and provinces

Buses, vans and jeepneys are mostly used for traveling outside the city of Naga going to the different towns of Camarines Sur For other municipalities, jeepneys, tricycles and trisikad (manpowered tricycles) are the main form of transportation.

Accommodations

•    White Dahlia Apartelle - Mayon Avenue corner Caimito Street, Dayangyang, Naga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Naga Regent Hotel - Elias Angeles St., Naga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Naga Land Hotel  - Elias Angeles Street, Naga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    The Avenue Plaza Hotel - Magsaysay Avenue, Naga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    The Naga Manor - Balatas Road (Before Penafrancia Basilica Minore, Naga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Parkview Hotel - San Roque, Iriga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Asog County Hotel - Highway 1 San Isidro , Iriga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Bersabaren Garden Resort - E. Corporal Street, San Isidro, Iriga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Moraville Hotel and Restaurant - Calle Caceres, Dinaga Street, Naga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Crown Hotel - Padre Burgos Street Brgy. San Francisco, Naga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Magic Square Inn - corner Bulusan and Taal Street, Naga City - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Camsur Tourist Inn - Maharlika Highway Palestina, Pili - Camarines Sur, Bicol
•    Moraville Drive-In Hotel - Anayan, Pili - Camarines Sur, Bicol

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