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

Mount Apo Natural Park

Mount ApoThe 64,053.00 hectares Mount Apo Natural Park is dominated by the highest mountain in the Philippine archipelago, the majestic Mt. Apo, a volcanic mountain rising to 3,143.6 meters above sea level. Mt Apo hosts five (5) distinct forest formations, from lowland forest to low montane forest, high montane forest and finally to summit or scrub forest. In addition to variations in its topography, interactions of other factors, such as, climate, soil, geology, slope and drainage have allowed for the development of a wide diversity in plant community types and associations in the region. Continue reading