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Address: Brgy. Poblaction | Barangay Pinagkaisahan, Cuenca, Luzon 4222, Philippines
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Sensational day trip experience!

We decided to do the full traverse which included Camp Site, Rockies, Summit (930m) and the Grotto which was P800 with mandatory guide (thanks Nathan!). We were told it would be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to do the full traverse which included Camp Site, Rockies, Summit (930m) and the Grotto which was P800 with mandatory guide (thanks Nathan!). We were told it would be about 6hrs but did it easily in 5. The climb to the Camp Site is probable the most difficult on the whole mountain. It would be quite taxing for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

This is a good place for beginners and for those who's fond of nice view. Tip: kung magttraverse kayo Simulan nyo umakyat sa groto bago sa rockies so hindi nyo na kailangan magrappel, mas madali sya.

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Tagaytay, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this for beginners, best if you'll do a night trek as the view of sunrise at the peak is awesome! You also get a view if Taal Volcano and Taal Lakee from the other side (I always get a view of Taal from Tagaytay). Day hike will be fine too. The camp site is clean. Be careful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Mt maculot is in cuenca batangas, approximately 17km from lipa city. If you are from lipa, you can take a jeep going to lemery and drop off at cuenca. If you are from cubao or lrt/buendia. Take a bus (JAM) going to lemery and stop at cuenca. The bus ride is about 2 hours depending on the trfic. On mt... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was fun for us....not too difficult to climb to the crosses but well worth the day outing. They do have camping and other activities.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This is a really lovely walk. I got a jeepney from Lipa City to the little town where the walk starts. Then I walked (you can tricycle taxi) towards where Google maps said the start was. Along the way there is a stall (looks a bit dodgy as not sign posted/official looking) where you pay your 20pesos entry fee and... More 

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Baguio, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Mountain was not so hard to climb if you are ehm more of really physically fit. The only challenge i guess is that its literally high and that you need to hold on and depend to all the twigs around so you can climb up. Upon reaching the rockies! gosh! I just can't stop staring at the serene view! It... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

I say, this is an easy climb for starters, regardless of your age, weight and current lifestyle. Well, im kind of in a sedentary lifestyle right now because most of the time im doing deskjob and yes, i am currently overweight as well... (photos will say it anyway! LOL) but that does not mean you cant enjoy going here. The... More 

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

How could I forget the first mountain I climbed which cause me to hike more up to now. It really hooked my heart, giving me a very beautiful scenery of the taal lake and taal volcano. The mountain who inspire me to climb more and discover their unique beauty. God is amazing giving people power to climb 930+ high mountain... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I always say this "how god created the earth" when we reached the rockies and summit. Its a breathtaking experience,indeed. This was my first hike and Im so happy for the result it was truly amazing and worth the climb. 🌞🌥 after that we ate like a soldier , you should try the lomi and the halo halo down the... More 

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