Walking, hiking, jogging or plain sight seeing are simple pursuits that can be done within the vicinity of Argao ‘s Poblacion and its Barangays. A walk around Don Gil, a long stretch of road going to Argao Nature Park is perfect for an early morning or late afternoon jog or walk or even picnics. Enjoy watching the sunrise or the sunset. Argao Narure Park is a perfect destination in Argao for a quiet time. You can walk under big trees or sit by the lagoon area while watching different birds.
If you want to escape the noise in the city with a tight budget, Argao Nature Park is a recommended place. With an entrance fee of only P5.00, you will enjoy the forest feel of the place and a perfect place to unwind at the same time. The place is redolent of a forest with a modern touch. For added adventure, you may enjoy wall climbing for only P 10.00 pesos per climb. There also is the zip line for P 20.00, though the ride isn’t that high nor long, it’s enough to kick your heart. Invite your friend and plan your visit to Argao Nature Park through telephone number (032) 367-7707.
Nearby is the Riverstone Castle, considered to be the only authentic castle in Cebu. The castle was made of stones collected from the nearby river and was constructed using authentic castle-building procedures. You can enjoy the pool, firing range for the hobbyist, a mini-zoo for nature lovers and a great bar for wine and pizza.
Another best thing to do when in Argao is to take a walk around the pueblo. The main Poblacion in Argao remains one of the reminders of Spanish influence in Cebu. There you will find San Miguel Archangel Parish Church and Convent, the Church Plaza, the site of the former Palacio, Morgue/Chapel.
If you seek more adventure when you’re town for a visit, then a trip to the Argao/Lantoy National Park is a must. Argao’s highest peak, Mt. Lantoy adventure includes the Usmad River-trekking, Bugusok Falls and the Balay sa Agta visit. Aside from all those mentioned, there are much to do in Argao for a day or two.
Argao can be reached through an air-conditioned bus ride for P73.00 pesos per person in more or less 2 hours. Travel time can be cut down to less than 2 hours with a private vehicle. A trip in a non-air-conditioned bus is even cheaper. Buses bound to Argao leaves the South Bus Terminal in Cebu City at 15-minute interval. One’s in Argao, tricycles, trisikads, jeepneys or habal-habal can be use to roam around, otherwise, walking will do.