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Mount Apo

Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
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highest peak

it was great to see Mount apo up close and personal - the highest peak in the Philippines was a... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Sheilzy1972
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Melbourne
Climbing the highest peak in the Philippines

One of the hardest yet so fascinating mountain we ever had. We didn't reach the peak on our first... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
buboypogi
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Manila, Philippines
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This is the highest mountain in the Philippines.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

it was great to see Mount apo up close and personal - the highest peak in the Philippines was a long drive though and hard to get there you need to go with someone who has experience driving around the mountain it was cloudy though...More

2  Thank Sheilzy1972
Reviewed 24 March 2017

One of the hardest yet so fascinating mountain we ever had. We didn't reach the peak on our first day but still managed to finish the entire trek for 2 days.

Thank buboypogi
Reviewed 11 November 2016

There are many beautiful mountains including volcanoes in the Philippines, this tallest mountain in the archipelago looks horrible from afar. As one nears its foot and starts trekking, trash abound along the way. Trees are also cut as firewood. Government and private stakeholders should not...More

5  Thank tito u
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I have not reached the top of Mt. Apo though but yeah i did reach its foot and stayed in some quaint places nearby where you can see its beauty in the early morning sunshine and even during a misty morning...

3  Thank Maia_0515
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Mt. Apo is a must visit place in Mindanao. This mountain bears beautiful and amazing flora and fauna.

2  Thank Dharzie
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Love looking at Mt Apo and how if you keep watching, it slowly changes colours. When the clouds shroud it, it looks quite awe-inspiring, if not mystical, and takes you to another world. Like Bora Bora, this Mountain is simply Majestic.

1  Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I was wondering why it was called Mt. Apo, which sound more masculine, instead of Mt. Christine or Mt. Sarah as more fitting name for that highest , beautiful and majestic mountain with a beautiful sleeping beauty lady formation around the city of Davao, with...More

Thank delight_2016
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have not climbed Mount Apo but I see the peak every morning from our balcony. If it is not shrouded by clouds, it is a glorious sight to behold. The closest I have been to it is going to Eden Nature Park on the...More

1  Thank Medy1950
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Hiking Mount Apo is like hiking to another world, with the jungle terrain, followed by climbing up boulders, followed by the summit where clouds constantly drift right towards you and engulf you. I hiked here over holy week when the fire started, although I never...More

10  Thank trentvano
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I was privileged, along with Eastern Mountaineering Society, to hike it days before irresponsible hikers started a fire in the summit :( I hope every camper/hiker/tourist/traveler be not too selfish and irresponsible, and realize the consequences of his/her actions. Other info: The trail we took...More

1  Thank Gracia M
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rej26qmd
7 January 2017|
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Response from Taong_Bukid |
Hello po. Mt. Apo is temporarily closed due to forest fire during last year's summer. It is closed for 5 years for restoration purposes.
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Nadzilla
14 June 2016|
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Response from Jason C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nadira. For a newbie, I highly recommend skipping Mt. Apo first. It is one of the more challenging trails in the Philippines, and the mountain is currently closed for healing - it suffered a wildfire not too long... More
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TinkerBelly16
3 March 2016|
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Response from delight_2016 | Reviewed this property |
The best time in climbing Mt. Apo is during the Holy Week. Many would like to climb the said mountains on that week. It would be more fun. Natives will welcome ro you , to assist and would carry your baggage to the top in... More
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