The mountain ranges of the Philippines/Caraballo Mountains. This category is about the mountain ranges of the Philippines. This category has only the following subcategory. The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total.
This list may not reflect recent changes. There are 3142 named mountains in the Philippines. The highest and most prominent mountain is Mount Apo. Every mountaineer should experience Apo and the satisfaction that awaits adventurous souls who climb it.
Located 2,956 meters above sea level, the mountain. Apo is the highest mountain in the Philippines and is considered the granddaddy of the Philippine mountains. Located 2,938 meters above sea level, the mountain. Dulang-Dulang is the second highest mountain in the Philippines.
Your trip will be filled with incredible views of fringed pine trees, deer, flying lemurs, monkeys, bats and more. Once you reach the top, you will see the view of the mountain. Apo and the entire Kitanglad range. Pulag is like a dream hiking destination for most mountaineers (and soul seekers) because of its picturesque trails and stunning views of the sea of clouds.
It is the highest mountain in Luzon at 2,926 meters. Kitanglad is one of the best mountains in Mindanao, you should consider hiking. Because it's one of the highest mountains in the Philippines, the trails here are challenging, but they offer beautiful views and rich biodiversity that make the trip worthwhile. Another high mountain in the Philippines is Mt.
In the native language, it means “praying mantis eggs”. It is classified as a potentially active volcano and is considered to be one of the most difficult Philippine mountains to climb. Tabayoc is another mountain in Luzon that you must see. Inside this mountain, you'll find a monkey trail, where hikers have to climb rocks, swing from branch to branch and hold on to vines to move forward.
Mount Piapyungan is located southeast of Lake Lanao and east of the Butig Mountains, on the border between the provinces of Lanao del Sur, Cotabato del Norte and Maguindanao. To this day, it remains one of the most elusive peaks in Mindanao. Also known as the Blue Mountain, the mountain. Ragang is the highest point in Lanao Del Sur.
The hike here isn't easy, but it will be worth it because of the beautiful view of Lake Lanao, as well as the cities of Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur and Cotabato. Maagnaw is the third highest peak in the Kitanglad mountain range and one of the highest mountains in the Philippines. Kitanglad, you can also conquer the mountain. It will be a challenge, but the views at the summit are truly impressive.
Timbak has mostly villages and vegetable fields. At the top, there are three crosses in what is called “mini-calvary”. There is also a sea of clouds and you can see TapanPu (Tabayoc, Panotoan and Pulag) and the mountain range that leads to the mountain. Daraitan offers a majestic panoramic view of the Sierra Madre Mountains, the long stretch of the Daraitan River and other nearby mountains.
It's the place where city residents looking for a quick walk go. That's why it's always on the list of mountains in the Philippines that are suitable for beginners. Like Treasure Mountain, Tanay Rizal, the mountain. In fact, it has rolling pastures and hills similar to those of Batanes.
Once there, you can enjoy the panoramic view of neighboring provinces, such as Laguna and Quezon. Just 2 hours from Metro Manila, you can now enjoy a dose of adventure without having to travel too far. If you're looking for a hike that's a little more challenging, but still good for a beginner climber, check out the mountain. You will start your hike from the beach and pass through tropical forests, different rock formations and small streams.
There's a small shop halfway up the trail where you can take a break and drink buko juice, and even if the top itself doesn't have the best views, the breeze is fantastic. When you're back down, head straight to the beach for a refreshing and well-deserved swim. The next highest mountain on our list is a little more difficult, so make sure you have enough experience before trying to tackle it. The peak of Mariveles is Pantingan Peak, the highest point in Bataan, and it is also known for the Tarak Ridge, which dominates Manila Bay.
Pantingan, on the other hand, offers a view of the inactive mountain. The Mariveles crater and its surrounding peaks. The trail will take you through a wooded cover and grassy slopes and, towards the end, it will be a bit steep, but the view of the mountain range is worth it. If there is an iconic skyline in the Philippines, it is that of the mountain.
Mayon, the volcano with the almost perfect cone shape. While many will be pleased to see it from afar, adventure lovers can get up close and personal with the most active volcano in the country. The trail will take you through forests, pastures, and rock outcrops, where you'll see the effects of Mayon eruptions on the landscape, and the view from the top is stunning. Make sure you prepare properly and that you contact PHIVOLCS before planning your excursion.
Pulag is home to the sea of clouds, a reward for any climber who takes a slow walk to the top. Luzon's highest peak is also home to some of the most emblematic and beautiful views of Philippine mountaineering, and has also been called “the playground of the gods”. The most common and easiest trail for the occasional climber is the Ambangeg trail, but there are less crowded but equally impressive trails, such as Akiki or Vizcaya. Be prepared for incredibly cold weather, which can sometimes reach zero or below zero temperatures.
Apo is often considered to be the “last challenge” for Filipino mountaineers before they start trying to climb higher mountains in other countries. There are several trails to reach the top of the mountain. Apo, but perhaps the two best known are the Kidapawan Trail from North Cotabato, which has tropical forests and hot springs, and the Kapatagan Trail in Davao, which has a more rocky and volcanic approach. The Kidapawan-Kapatagan trip spans two provinces and the highest mountain in the Philippines, and any climber worth their salt will want to cross it off their bucket list.
The large island of Mindanao has five major mountain systems, some of which were formed by volcanic action. The eastern end of Mindanao is highly mountainous, including the Diuata Mountains, with several elevations above 6,000 feet (1,828 m), and the southeastern mountain ranges, which reach a high point of 9,200 feet (2,804 m). In the center of Mindanao there is a large mass of rugged mountain ranges, one of which divides the island from north to south. This mountain range contains 2954 m (9,692 ft) of Mount Apo, the country's highest peak, overlooking the Gulf of Davao.
The extensive lowlands of Cotabato separate these highlands from a southwestern coastal mountain range. The hike crosses a dense forest with huge tree-sized ferns and ends in a flat landscape with shrubs and mountain flowers, from where you can get good views of the surrounding valleys. Lucky hikers can even catch a glimpse of the Philippine monkey-eating eagle, which lives in the mountain range. Start with a 45-minute drive in a 4×4 vehicle from Capas, Tarlac, to the foot of the mountain, where you will pass through a plain of volcanic sand and small streams colored by minerals.
Although the hike can be long, you'll be satisfied with incredible views as you climb the mountain, such as hot springs, tropical forests, sulphur vents, and caves. All the Philippine islands are of volcanic origin and, as a result, the country is very mountainous. Kitanglad also houses a communications center, which provides bunk beds at the top for climbers who make prior arrangements with the local DENR office. Southeastern Luzon consists of a large convoluted peninsula that is a mountainous and volcanic area, containing the 7,941 foot (2,420 m) active Mount Mayon volcano.
You'll hike through mystical lakes, lush jungles, rocky mountain slopes, and a vertical section of volcanic rocks. To the southwest of those ridges, several rivers meet in the Cotabato Basin, and mountain peaks lead to the Bukidnon-Lanao Plateau. Mountain ranges divide island surfaces into narrow coastal strips and shallow inland plains or valleys. While Pulag is not highly recommended for beginners, the mountain offers several trails to choose from.