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
The Pidlanan Falls are located at Magkaalam, Magpet in Cotabato Province, in the Mount Apo region. The Pidlanan falls is a favorite picnic area of local residents. It is lined with huge rocks and the mountain waters drops 40 feet in height. Pidlanan falls has an elevation of 1,020 meters above sea level. Continue reading
Kirungdung Falls is located in barangay Kinarum, Magpet in Cotabato Province. Kirungdong Waterfalls is a 200-foot twin falls cascading from the cool headwaters of the mountain streams of Mount Apo. It is located within a friendly community characterized by tranquil and rustic setting of real mountain life. Kirungdong falls has an estimated elevation of 1,090 meters above sea level. Continue reading
Strategically 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
The highest endorheic lake in the Philippines with an estimated elevation of 1,984 meters above sea level. The Venado ground is a common camping area of mountain climbers coming from various park entry points. The deer-shaped Venado waters and the surrounding endemic tinikaran trees enriched with biodiverstiy offer a wonderful experience of nature’s beauty. Continue reading
For 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
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.
The 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
Situated at the foot of Mt. Apo, Barangay New Israel in Makilala is now one of the top destinations in the province. The newly-opened 2.2-kilometer zipline attract local and foreign adventure seekers. To date, it is the longest zipline in Asia. New Israel is also the home of the tamed Macaque monkeys, who has been living with community for more than five decades already. While in the village, get to know the beliefs and traditions of religious group known as “Moncadista.” The place is also a perfect destination for backpackers. Continue reading