Philippines Travel

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 […]

Mt Binaratan: The Silent Mountain of Maducayan/Dacalan

Entry Points: Maducayan in Natonin, Mt Province; Dacalan in Tanudan, Kalinga Time duration: 6-7 hours Elevation: 1, 800 MASL Special Features: Dipterocarp and Mossy Forests, Giant Almaciga Trees, Rich Wildlife Trail Difficulty: Depends on the hiker; On the average, 7/9 Mt Binaratan or Mt Vinaratan stands mightily and majestically, guarding the peaceful village of Maducayan […]

Mt Amuyao

Major Jump-Off Point: Brgy. Macalana, Barlig, Mt. Province Alternate Jump-Off Point: Brgy. Ogo-og, Barlig, Mt. Province Hours to the Summit: 5-6 hours Mt Amuyao Difficulty Trail: Major Climb, Level 6/9, Trail Class 3 Special Features: Sea of Clouds, Mossy Forests, Bird watching Mt Amuyao-Batad Traverse: Closed Mt. Amuyao Weather: Rainy during most of the year; […]

Relishing Asin Hot Spring and Tuel River of Tublay

Tublay is now a growing ecotourism hub in Benguet. Recently, Gina Lopez, former DENR Secretary, has been visiting the municipality to help in developing ecotourism projects. Such initiatives will be a big help in uplifting the local communities while promoting the conservation of the natural wonders of Tublay. One of the locally-popular destinations in Tublay […]