Mt. Pulag Make your travel stories about the Philippines more exciting by climbing Mt. Pulag, the nation's third-highest mountain. Standing 9,587 feet above sea level, this mountain in the northern region is considered a favorite among local and foreign climbers. It is known for its outstanding vegetation and wildlife. It would take at least three days to reach the top of Mt. Pulag.
Mt. Halcon For climbers who want to bring their adventures to a higher gear, then Mt. Halcon is tailor-made for you. Towering 8,484 feet, the fourth-highest peak in the Philippines is considered the most challenging mountain to climb because it experiences frequent rains and floods. Reaching its summit is rewarding, as it provides a breathtaking view of landscapes in the municipality of Baco in Oriental Mindoro.
There are more recommended mountain climbing sites across the Philippines. Some of them are Mt. Banahaw in Quezon, Mt. Makiling in Laguna, Mt. Isarog in Camarines Sur, and Mt. Hibok-Hibok in Camiguin. To avoid any inconvenience, it is advisable to check out local resorts and hotels for accommodations and vacation packages that will suit your budget and preference.
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