Aran Cave: The Hidden Gem of Tuba (Benguet)

If you are visiting Baguio City or Benguet and would like to experience and see something new, why not try Aran Cave of Tuba? It is just an hour of ride away from the city proper. Definitely, conquering this cave would leave you lasting memories of the mountains. Fortunately, I and my siblings had the […]

Siblaw Taraw: Mystic Lake of Barlig (Mountain Province)

Barlig is home to the majestic Mt. Amuyao, one of the highest peaks in the Philippines. But there is more to that. Being the last ecological frontier in Mountain Province, Barlig hides countless natural wonders waiting to be discovered. Siblaw Taraw is one among these. Siblaw Taraw is a mystic lake, covered in thick and […]

Behold Humuyyo Falls of Talubin (Bontoc)

Talubin is one of the least known barangays of Bontoc. Though it lies on a crossroad leading to Banaue, Ifugao and the eastern municipalities of Mountain Province, it doesn’t ring much tourism fuss compared to Sagada. But what most people don’t know, Talubin hides natural spectacles worth exploring. Among these is the majestic Humuyyo Falls. […]

Mt Binaratan: The Silent Mountain of Maducayan

Mt Binaratan or Mt Vinaratan stands mightily and majestically, guarding the peaceful village of Maducayan in Natonin, Mountain Province. It may not be the highest of mountains. But certainly, it has its own unique features and surprises to offer. Assaulting its summit would definitely leave one feeling blissful and accomplished. Soaring to more than 1,800 […]

Lake Tufub: the Hidden Wonder of Barlig

Barlig’s forest-covered landscape is full of hidden and pristine wonders. After all, it is Mountain Province’s, “Last Ecological Frontier.” From cascading waterfalls, towering peaks, rock formations, mossy forests to crystal-clear brooks and rivers, Barlig simply comes with a lot of untold surprises. There is also an extinct volcano in Barlig called Mt. Puguis. However, that […]

Kadaclan (Barlig): Shangrila on the Edge

It was one morning when the beaming light and early chill awakened me. As I stared out my window, the sun’s glaring rays slowly peer and reveal the mountainous scene of this rustic village called Kadaclan. Kadaclan is one of the few places left in the country where thriving nature and rich culture still intertwine. […]

Mt Amuyao

Mt. Amuyao is the premium ecotourism destination of Barlig. Soaring to more than 2, 702 MASL, it is the highest peak in Mountain Province and the fourth highest in Luzon. Some sources, however, suggest that Mt Amuyao is 2, 862 MASL. If verified, this will make it to the top ten highest mountains in the […]