Hobbit House Bukidnon
HOBBIT HOUSE BUKIDNON TRAVEL GUIDE
Growing up, I have watched a lot of internationally-acclaimed movies and series. The habit of watching foreign movies is something that I find interesting and entertaining. Perhaps, it is the ability of these movies to bring their audiences into a different world that makes it even more enticing. “The Lord of the Rings” is a phenomenal hit worldwide, making it one of the top stories known in the present generation. The setting of the story, paired with the characters, brings a wide range of emotions and feelings. If you’ve ever dreamt of visiting the environment or the place of “The Lord of the Rings” or “The Hobbit,” then heading to Hobbit House in Bukidnon us a must-try adventure.
The Hobbit House in Bukidnon or also known as the Hobbiton is located in Malaybalay Bukidnon. Specifically, the Mt. Kitanglad Agro-Eco Farm has this unique Hobbit Village, open for all visitors who would like to visit and experience the New Zealand vibes of “The Hobbit.” In this article, we will explore how you can fully enjoy the experience in this magnificent place.
- Visit the Hobbit House Village
The Hobbit Village has a different Hobbit Houses. These are made up of different materials such as grass, rocks, and woods. The five feet height of the structure makes it, even more, realistic hobbit vibes. The lounge area inside the house has mostly woods and rocks. There is also decent bedding to accommodate an overnight stay. Though there is no fan nor air-conditioning unit available inside the hobbit house Bukidnon, the peak location of it (about 1,300 meters above the sea level) makes it cold at night. At some point, the temperature could even hit up to 14 degrees Celcius. If it becomes too severe, there is an available fireplace inside the house to serve as your source of heat and warmth.
- Lost in the Woods
The total area of the eco-farm is about 22 hectares. Because of this, one will be able to indulge in the beauty of the woods fully. The place has different kinds and types of trees to admire, paired with natural and organic farming. You may also opt to watch the honeybee culture, operation of the nursery, and tending of livestock. Thus, making your countryside vibe trip a complete and exciting. Stay at the Hobbit House Bukidnon and explore all the woods has to offer.
one of the spots at the Hobbit House Bukidnon
- Take Some Time Watching Birds
The place has about 51 different species of birds. If you are fond of birds or you would want to experience getting a sight of these, then this is the place for you. Also, other animals are free to roam around inside. Don’t worry; these animals are entirely harmless and are very adorable. So, a meet and greet with the animals is both fun and educational. Once you’ve arranged your things in the hobbit house, go around and do some bird watching activity with your friends or family.
- Buy Some Essential Oils
Specifically, the Mt. Kitanglad Agro-Farm, produces citronella oil for a lower price. Their oils were produced organically, making these entirely safe and recommended. Those who have a migraine and another sort of motion sickness condition may take advantage of it. Also, those who want to have the citronella oil as a form of repelling mosquitos or as a relaxation oil will benefit from this feature.
5. Take your Instagram-perfect pictures
The place offers various spots wherein you can take your Instagram-worthy photos. All you need is a buddy who can take the shot at the best angle.
The Hobbit House Bukidnon is indeed a one of a kind adventure, by being here, you get to experience an out of this world vibes, just like the ones in the movies. At the same time, you also get to support the environmental campaigns being raised by the Mt. Kitanglad Agro-Eco Farm.
The Treehouse where I stayed during my visit
Budget | Hobbit House Bukidnon Rates
TreeHouse – PHP 750 (good for 2) with free breakfast)
Tent – PHP 350
Plated Meal – PHP 125 (rice, small-sized fried tilapia, hotdog)
Tinolang Native Chicken – PHP 400/kilo
How to get to the Hobbit House Bukidnon By Public Transport
From Cagayan de Oro City, take a bus bound for Malaybalay, Bukidnon from Agora Terminal. Bus leaves every 20 minutes during day time, while the bus interval schedules are about 30 minutes. Fare is pegged at 140/head, and travel time is around 2.5 hours. Don’t take the bus late in the afternoon as you will have the chance to get to the place at night and the road is bumpy. If it’s raining, you may not get to the site at night.
Just alight at the terminal and wait for the habal-habal driver to bring you to the Hobbit House Bukidnon. You can call the habal-habal who brought me there on my last visit to mobile number 0926-796 9098 (hope he won’t change his cell number).
Alternatively, you can tell the bus driver to drop you off at Casisang Elementary School in Malaybalay City, where you could find public habal-habal/motorbikes to bring you to the Hobbit House. Fare is PHP 100/person.If you are from Cagayan de Oro, the landmark is CCF, before the Malabaly City Hall. If you are coming from Davao, it is right after the Malaybalay City Hall.
Jojoy, The Happy Trip’s traveling mask at the Hobbit House Bukidnon
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Afternoon shoot at the bird’s nest, Hobbit House Bukidnon