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Information about Kapurpurawan Rock Formation

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Kapurpurawan Rock Formation, Burgos, Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Opening hours
06:00 - 18:00
Distance From City Center
3.1 km
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Kapurpurawan Rock Formation 

Kapurpurawan rock Formation in Ilocos

Every visitor heading to Ilocos Norte for a holiday drop off to Burgos town only to see the Kapurpurawan Rock Formation up close and personal. One will grow to enjoy the location because of its panoramic view, which is one of the best backdrop for photos. It's impressive geological forms and natural features function over a variety of geological cycles. 


How to get there

The rock formation is about 3 kilometers from the main highway, so you need to walk along a road that is ragged or only to go horseback riding to see it close up.

Find your way to Laoag, Northern Ilocos and then pick or ride from there to Burgos or Pagudpud. Ask the driver or driver to drop you off on the road to Kapurpurawan near Burgos City. The Laoag travel time is about 1.5 hours.


Best time to visit

It’s best to visit the rock formations during the warm season, which is from November to April. The perfect time for visiting Kapurpurawan is early in the morning.

Frequently asked questions

What does the term ‘kapurpurawan’ mean?

The word kapurpurawan is derived from Ilocano, meaning white, particularly when the sun is on the natural sculpture because of its colour. It is an emblem of Ilocos Norte, a place of prestige, one of the province's must-visit places.

Where is Kapurpurawan rock formation located?

Kapurpurawan Rock Formation is located in Burgos, Ilocos Norte.

How were the Kapurpurawan rock formations formed?

Kapurpurawan rock formations were created in large part by natural forces such as the power of the wind, the ocean's waves, and the tides.

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