Magon-on Falls is now open to the public, the San Carlos City Tourism Office confirms.
According to the tourism office, the opening of Magon-on Falls in So. Cabagtasan, Brgy. Codcod paved the way for locals to learn about tour guiding and become tourist guides.
At least 20 participants completed the two-day basic tour guiding training yesterday, February 24, 2021 in Barangay Codcod gym.
Jennifer Saballa, Officer-in-Charge of the City Tourism Office said they want to teach local tourist guides about tourists handling especially those residing in said area so they could always come in handy to visiting tourists now that Magon-on falls has opened which has a promising potential for tourists and economic growth.
The training includes tourism awareness, basic tour guiding, basic first aid training and proper waste disposal wherein trainees performed on-the-spot tour guiding and bandaging.
Meanwhile, Barangay Codcod officials have already passed an ordinance imposing entrance fees for travelers and tour guide which include P50 for non-residents of San Carlos and P25 for residents while tour guide fee is at P250 per group of six.
The City Tourism Office facilitated the training in partnership with the local Disaster Risk Reduction Management and City Environment Management Offices.