Mount Banahaw

Banahaw VolcanoExperience a scenic trek to the “mountain of faith”, Mount Banahaw. Rising some 2,225 meters (7,300 feet) above the Quezon landscape, it has, for centuries, been an object of worship among the local folk. Situated along its slope are numerous waterfalls, caves and other natural formations, most of them believed to be sources of psychic power. The mountain is, in fact, home to dozens of peaceful religious sects, all of who profess their faith in Banahaw’s mystical quality. Mount Banahaw has a two-kilometer wide, 600-m-deep summit crater open to the SSW and contained a crater lake until 1730, when it drained to form mudflows. Continue reading