Batlag Falls

Tanay, Rizal
Height: 10 meters
Jump off point: Brgy. Plaza Aldea, Municipality of Tanay
Trail length: 10 minutes
Entrance fee: P20.00

Further up from Daranak Falls is its sister upstream, Batlag Falls. Set in a dense forest, with nearby tables and cottages, this waterfall is set on a unique rock formation, with the water following its unpredictable contours. This departure from the conventional picture of a waterfall, coupled with its more serene setting, makes Batlag Falls a sight to behold.

To reach it: There is a sign that says “Batlag Falls” near the Daranak Falls pool. Take the cemented foothpath which will ascend into a makeshift gate, where another P20 will have to be paid. A forest will ensue, and two waterfalls, each with a catchbasin. The smaller one, on the left, has a veil-like cascade whereas the larger one, as mentioned, has an unusual configuration. You may swim in both pools although you have to be careful as the floor of the pool is likewise unusually shaped, with sharp rocks abruptly jutting out.

You can go even further up to the origin of Batlag Falls. Here the stream is clearer. Locals tell of waterfalls deeper in the mountains of Tanay and outlying towns.

Part 1: The waterfalls of Rizal
Part 2: Hinulugang Taktak
Part 3: Daranak Falls

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38 Comments on "Batlag Falls"

11 years 4 months ago

Hi sir gid.. Bka mka tulong to. Galing kami ng batlag falls last feb 16 2013 bukas n ulit ang batlag falls for overnight stay..pwede n rin mgdala ng slr..pero nagbago ang bayad s overnight stay pati s entrance fee ng batlag fallls..200/head overnight..100/head entrance fee…tpos ndi pwede mgdala ng alak pati s daranak bwal po..thank sana makatulong to thanks…more power s pinoy mountaineer nd sir gid..:).

Richard S.

12 years 24 days ago

Hi… I read other blogs about Batlag falls, is it true that Batlag Falls had been closed? Please respond.tnx 🙁

12 years 1 month ago

Hi! is Batlag Resort open for an overnight stay? if so, may I know your rates? thanks!

12 years 2 months ago

Hi Sir Gideon, would you know po if the place is open on the Holy Thursday ad Good Friday>

12 years 2 months ago

bakit po hindi muna pwde mag overnyt sa batlag? sayang yun pa naman plano namen..pero bakit daw po? so from what till what time po sila open? and magkano po rates sa entrance ang cottages? tnx