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Mount Maculot Summit

Where to Hike Near Manila? Tips for Foreign Hikers

If you are in Manila or Makati area and you find your self wanting to hike, these are our recommendations for you. There are many other mountains near Manila but we only picked what we think is worth your vacation. Hope this helps you find your next Manila hiking tour. Why did we pick these hiking destinations in Manila? Proximity from Manila or Makati - these places are within 1 to 2…

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Where To Mountain Bike in Manila to Maximize Your Vacation?

You've probably traveled half of the world to find that perfect mountain biking adventure you're looking for. The Philippines is blessed with different types of terrain that suits every type of mountain biker. This post will give you idea where to mountain bike in Manila to maximize your vacation. If you are the type of traveler who loves multi-sports type of adventures like mountain biking, hiking, and swimming keep reading.…

Gungal Rock Formation at the background

Is Hiking Mount Ulap Appropriate For Me?

You might be thinking of hiking Mount Ulap one of these days. Your problem is you are not sure if you are fit enough to finish the trail. You have a lot of questions about the difficulty of Mount Ulap's trail and you don't know what to expect. If you want to learn more, keep reading. Mount Ulap is found in Itogon, Benguet. Its summit is 1846 MASL (meters above…

Mount Tabayoc Hiking Tour

Hiking Mount Tabayoc – An Alternative to Mount Pulag

Mount Pulag is, for us, the most beautiful mountain in the Philippines. There's nothing compared to it. The sea of clouds, the sunrise, the coldness of the place, and the accommodating indigenous people make it a really attractive mountain not just to locals but also to foreign hikers. If you are looking for an alternative to Mount Pulag, we highly recommend hiking Mount Tabayoc instead. It is the second highest…

I’m A Beginner, Can I Hike Mount Pulag?

We always receive a lot of questions from our beginner clients if they can already hike Mount Pulag. The quick answer is NO and we always advise them not to rush. While the Ambangeg Trail is an easier option as compared to the trails of Akiki, the long hike and the weather in Mount Pulag are the biggest factors to consider. The Ambangeg Trail is comparable to that of Mount Ulap…

Mount Batulao Hiking Tour

I’m A Beginner. Can I Hike Mount Batulao?

Hike Mount Batulao Quick answer, yes you can! Provided you are in good health and physically fit. You can stop reading from here. But the information here is free, so keep reading. Educate Your Self and be a Better Hiker First and foremost, we highly recommend that you educate your self first about mountaineering. There are tons of blogs out there that you can read about this topic. In our…

Hiking Mount Maculot

What It’s Like Hiking Mount Maculot?

So you've decided to start hiking and probably got your self a new pair of hiking shoes. And you picked Mount Maculot to hike. Not a good choice for a starter but if you really are determined to hike it, what can we do? For the record, we don't recommend Mount Maculot for first timers because the hike will be a huge challenge for you. We recommend something easier like Mount…

Summit of Mount Pulag

What Clothes To Wear in Mount Pulag?

There’s no mountain in the Philippines that comes close to the beauty of Mount Pulag (in our opinion). It is so unique that is why it is in every hiker's bucket list of mountains to conquer. It should be on yours, too! But one does not simply hike Mount Pulag without proper planning. Hiking Mount Pulag via the Ambangeg Trail is easy. You only need to walk 3 to 4…

Single Tracks Trail

6 Reasons Why Mountain Biking In La Mesa Is Good For You

The La Mesa Watershed is the only remaining forested area in Metro Manila. It is the home of different species of trees, plants, insects, birds and other animals. La Mesa is also the source of clean drinking water of the people of Metro Manila and nearby provinces. Mountain biking in La Mesa is also a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila. We've already done many mountain bike tours in La…