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Mt. Maculot

Brgy. Poblaction | Barangay Pinagkaisahan, Cuenca, Luzon 4222, Philippines
+63 930 576 9056
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BATANGAS | Mt. Maculot Day Hike (Under P1000 Budget)

At the heart of Batangas lies one of the most popular day hike destinations that boasts a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jansellbiskwit
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Philippines
First time hike

It's been years since my last climb, so when a friend ask me to join her, I was excited and a bit... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
fel0801
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Taguig City, Philippines
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Brgy. Poblaction | Barangay Pinagkaisahan, Cuenca, Luzon 4222, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At the heart of Batangas lies one of the most popular day hike destinations that boasts a breath-taking view of Taal Lake and the renowned Taal Volcano – Mt. Maculot. According to our guide, there are approximately 500 hikers climbing the mountain on weekends while...More

1  Thank jansellbiskwit
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

It's been years since my last climb, so when a friend ask me to join her, I was excited and a bit concern. I never exercise regularly and not that fit as I used to. But I did it anyway. We joined the group of...More

1  Thank fel0801
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

It is my first time to hike and it was in Mt. Maculot. My experience was more than amazing. The scenery in this place is wonderful and stunning. I would definite l recommend this to first time hikers like me. :)

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

I think this is my 5th in Mt. Maculot and it never ceases to amaze me. :) Good: 1. Distance - Just a 1.5 hr drive from Manila. If you're commuting 2 hrs. 2. A surreal view of Taal Lake - Taken for granted because...More

Thank macasaetchris
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

When we reached the Rockies, it rained hard we don't have a choice but go down. On the way to the summit, the trail was muddy to the point that you need to crawl. But we had fun there and took a lot of pictures....More

Thank Nuelene G
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Reviewed March 11, 2017

We decided to do the full traverse which included Camp Site, Rockies, Summit (930m) and the Grotto which was P800 with mandatory guide (thanks Nathan!). We were told it would be about 6hrs but did it easily in 5. The climb to the Camp Site...More

4  Thank craighSunshineCoast
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Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

This is a good place for beginners and for those who's fond of nice view. Tip: kung magttraverse kayo Simulan nyo umakyat sa groto bago sa rockies so hindi nyo na kailangan magrappel, mas madali sya.

4  Thank Jei P
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Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this for beginners, best if you'll do a night trek as the view of sunrise at the peak is awesome! You also get a view if Taal Volcano and Taal Lakee from the other side (I always get a view of Taal...More

Thank nikkyhldmvj
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Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Mt maculot is in cuenca batangas, approximately 17km from lipa city. If you are from lipa, you can take a jeep going to lemery and drop off at cuenca. If you are from cubao or lrt/buendia. Take a bus (JAM) going to lemery and stop...More

3  Thank Nuki-nenen
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Reviewed November 2, 2016

This was fun for us....not too difficult to climb to the crosses but well worth the day outing. They do have camping and other activities.

1  Thank PhilsJourney
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Gerard B
April 17, 2018|
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Response from jansellbiskwit | Reviewed this property |
I think so kasi sabi ng guide namin araw-araw naman may mga umaakyat. Enjoy! :)
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charinabenitez
March 18, 2018|
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Response from macasaetchris | Reviewed this property |
You start as early as 5AM-5PM. You need to register and pay for a guide. 500 pesos for 4 pax.
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bearhugsadrian28
February 19, 2018|
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Response from macasaetchris | Reviewed this property |
Meron guide fee - 4 for Php 500. Meron naman paradahan ng motor bago ka umakyat pero hindi ko lang alam how much.
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