Basud River is a wide river system with clear, deep, and clean blue water. Awarded as the cleanest body of inland water in the Bicol Region in the Search for Cleanest and Greenest Local Government Units Inland Body of Water category, it is ideal for river cruising, kayaking, and swimming.
How to get there
The river is located in the town of Basud in the province of Camarines Norte. There are two ways to go to the province - either by land or by air.
Camarines Norte is about six hours drive from Manila through lush forests and picturesque seascapes. Leave Manila before dawn and eat a sumptuous breakfast of native dishes in nipa huts along the highway. Drop by fruit vendors along the way and savor the place's most delectable fruit - the piña. Before noon, you'll be in Daet, the capital, in time for business or pleasure. You can ride a bus from different bus companies like Amihan, Superlines, and PhilTranco, at terminals located in Pasay and Cubao.
Camarines Norte can also be reached by air through the Pili Airport in Camarines Sur. Airline companies like Zest Air, Philippine Airlines, and Cebu Pacific have routes from Manila to Pili, Camarines Sur. From the airport you can take a bus or a cab to Daet via Naga City, Camarines Sur's capital and home to Bicol's Patroness - Nuestra Señora de Peñafrancia.