A special project of the


  nigs phivolcs mgb
in cooperation with


This project was conceptualized by the University of the Philippines Geology Alumni Association (UPGAA) as part of its commitment for sustainable development of the Philippines.

Geotourism is a buzz word which are now being implemented in various countries. Geotourism simply means a fusion of geo (earth) and tourism. Tourism means traveling for recreational, leisure, business or educational purposes.

Geotourism is tourism that enhances or sustains the geographical character of a place (on earth), its environment, culture, heritage and also the well-being of its residents

    Mayon Volcano, Albay, Philippines
The purpose of this Philippine Geotourism Project is to create different travel loops or package which will educate or inform the participants about the significance of a particular place within the loop. Please click the "Tour Destinations" link to see what loop(s) are available todate.


The following entities are partners of the UPGAA in the implementation of this project:
in cooperation with the

Department of Tourism

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