Charmed by its beauty, all your troubles went away!
Bega Falls of Mabuhay, Propsperidad, is another majestic falls discovered in Caraga Region aside from the other majestic falls located in Bislig City, the Tinuy-an Falls. The name has the magical power to drop men in her beauty. The fairy tale story involves a beautiful fairy attracted by many men, once they go with her they went all the way to the falls and will not come back. The word ‘bega’ means in english to flirt.
Bega Falls is a 4-tiered waterfall located in Purok 5, a 5.2 km from Brgy. Mabuhay, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur. Although, the location of the falls is far from the main hub of the town proper, and you are going through hard directions before reaching the majestic falls. But once you reach there, you are seduced by its beauty and feeling of tiredness and exhaustion started to fade away.
Bega Falls has been a tourist attraction for locals but has never been publicly exposed to other tourists in the Philippines. The place is home to at least 8 small springs and 25 waterfalls, where only a few are accessible to visitors for now.
Location: Mabuhay, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur, Caraga Region
How to get there: From Butuan City by bus or van and dropped you at Awa along the highway entry point for Los Arcos, you can hire habal-habal/single motorcycle driver to carry you to barangay Mabuhay, then register at the barangay hall for you to be led by a tour guide, then ride habal-habal to the entry point, from that entry point walking/hiking to the 4 tiers of Bega Falls.
Distance: It will take for estimated 1 and a half to 2 hours from Butuan City to Awa along the highway entry point to Los Arcos. Then, hire habal-habal/single motorcycle in going to barangay hall of Mabuhay. From the barangay hall of Mabuhay, you will be led by a tour guide for another run of habal-habal for 10 to 15 minutes (4 kilometers) to the entry point of Bega Falls, from that entry point you will have to hike or walk for 30 minutes (1.2 kilometers) in reaching the 1st tier of Bega Falls and soon to another tier and so forth.