Mahomanoy Mountain Resort in Kidapawan

Mahomanoy Mountain Resort Lake Agco Ilomavis Kidapawan City Mount Apo Cotabato Province Heat Hot Spring Thermal Swimming Mud Pool Sauna Facilities Location Entrance Fee Tour Guide Hours Hiking Trail Mahomanoy Mountain Resort is located at the foot of Mount Apo in Ilomavis, Kidapawan City, Cotabato Province. The resort started in 2003 with just one pool. With the growing local and foreign visitors each year, more pools were developed by the local IP community using the heat from nearby hotsprings and Agco lake. For an entrance fee of 30 PHP, you can enjoy the two swimming pools, hot mud pool, and sauna. The pool is big and deep enough for swim racing with your family and friends. The Mahomanoy Mountain Resort is located about 2 1/2 hours away from Davao City. If you are from Davao City, Take a Van going to Kidapawan, the terminal is at SM or Gaisano Mall which will cost you 180.00Php. As you arrive to Kidapawan the simplest way to go is to have a tricycle take you to terminal going to Continue reading

Lake Agko in Kidapawan

Lake Agko Ilomavis Kidapawan City Agco Hot Spring Cold Water Location Depth Swimming Resort Hiking Trail Lake Agko is located in Ilomavis, Kidapawan City. The lake is a steaming blue lake where hot and cold spring converge at an elevation of 4,200 feet above sea level. The boiling mud around the lake is sometimes used by local inhabitants to cook eggs. It is five kilometers away from the jump-off point of Barangay Ilomavis. Continue reading

Kansal Falls in Kidapawan

Kansal Falls Kidapawan Waterfalls Mount Apo Water Supply Size Width Location Discovery River Basin Depth Camping Kansal Falls is located in Kidapawan in Cotabato Province. Kansal Falls comes from various mountain springs in the Mount Apo area. This is also the source of Kidapawan City‘s water supply.

 

 

 

 

 

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Kalibongan Festival in Kidapawan

Kalibongan Festival in North CotabatoThe Kalibongan is a Manobo term which means “Grand Festival” that is celebrated annually in Kidapawan City, North Cotabato Province. This festival showcases the life and culture of the ethnic tribes in the locality. The Manobos, Bagobos, Ivatans, and many more, put on colorful garb and parade the streets to proudly display their heritage. The main highlight of the celebration is the traditional horse fight and peace ceremony done with a blood compact. Continue reading

Kidapawan, Cotabato

Kidapawan CotabatoStrategically located at the foot of Mount Apo, the Philippines’ tallest peak at 10,311 feet above sea level, Kidapawan City bustles with renewed energy as it opens its doors to the world. Mount Apo and its other scenic attractions make the province of Cotabato a potential world-class tourist destination. The City of Kidapawan is located at the southeastern portion of the province. It lays 7 degrees north latitude, 125 degrees longitude. It is located almost midway between the cities of Davao and Cotabato at a distance of 110 and 120 kilometers, respectively. It is bounded on the north by the municipalities of President Roxas and Magpet, on the south by Makilala, on the southwest by M’lang, and on the northwest by Matalam. Continue reading

Mawig Falls in Kidapawan

Mawig Falls KidapawanThis crystal-clear 65 feet-long waterfalls is located at the foot of Mount Apo in Barangay Balabag, Kidapawan City, North Cotabato. Mawig falls is one of the pristine park destinations within Kidapawan City area. It is the major source of Matingao River.

Mawig Falls, also known as Paniki Falls in Barangay Balabag is a 30 minute ride from the city going to the entry point. It will take a one hour walk going to the waterfalls itself. There’s also an unexplored cave within the falls, called Paniki Cave.

Lake Agco in Kidapawan

Agco Lake KidapawanFor the unfamiliar, Lake Agco is one of the main attraction in Kidapawan City. This place is located at the foot of Mount Apo in Ilomavis, Kidapawan City in Mindanao. It is a blend of calm lake and thick forests which make this a lovable place to visit and stay. The area where the lake is located is the Sacred Tribal and Ancestral Grounds of Manobo Tribes of Mount Apo.There are areas that still has bumpy roads and travelers can have a really exciting ride in a habal-habal. It was an exciting ride for me since its been more than five years from the last time i had a habal-habal ride.It will take almost an hour to reach Lake Agco. Continue reading

Tawsuvan Falls in Magpet

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Photo courtesy of skyheightshigh via www.panoramio.com

The Tawsuvan Falls is a crystal clear 30-meter waterfall with a naturally-formed tranquil pool where everyone can enjoin the beauty of nature. Enjoy the cool breeze outdoor ambiance of Tawsuvan Eco-Tourism Zone and Resort and gear yourself for an overnight camping.

The Tawsuvan, or more popularly known as Bongolanon Falls, in one of the popular destinations in Magpet town, which sits on the foot of Mt. Apo. It’s lush surroundings make it a perfect getaway for adventure seekers.