SAN FERNANDO CITY, Oct. 29 (PIA) -- The local government of Bagulin will re-open its gates for local tourists effective Oct. 31.
Based on Executive Order No. 47-C, series of 2020, Mayor Virgilio Flor identified two tourists spots in their area which will be re-open for tourists from La Union and other provinces in Region 1 and from Baguio City.
These attractions are the Kudlap Cave Viewdeck in Barangay Cambaly and the Kudal People's Park in Barangay Tagudtud.
Based on the said Executive Order, tourists from La Union only need to present a valid identification card or any proof of residence and the Bagulin Health Declaration Form which is available in the tourist sites.
On the other hand, tourists from other provinces in the region and Baguio City must present requirements in consonance with the Executive Order No. 19-D, series of 2020 signed by La Union Governor Francisco Emmanuel R. Ortega III.
Hence, non-residents of La Union have to present La Union Health Declaration Form or any pass that may be required by the Department of Tourism; company ID or certificate of employment; travel authority from the Philippine National Police; negative Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test results within three days before arrival in La Union; and booking confirmation, if staying in a hotel.
For the swab test, in particular, visitors who cannot present a negative RT-PCR test result will not be allowed to enter the province.
Tourists are advised to observe minimum public health standards such as wearing of face masks and face shields and physical distancing at all times to avoid the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 virus.
Bagulin is an upland town of La Union that is also home to popular Bulalakaw Falls. It is also noted for its quality soft brooms. (JCR/JPD, PIA La Union)