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Mt. Maculot

Brgy. Poblaction | Barangay Pinagkaisahan, Cuenca, Luzon 4222, Philippines
+63 930 576 9056
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Revisiting My Mother Climb

Its been a decade after my first climb but the same beauty of nature unfolded before my eyes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chonastodomingo
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Manila, Manila, Philippines
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Beautiful Up and Around

Mt. Maculot is located 2 hours from Manila, providing an instant getaway for people in the Metro... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
Benedict A
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“day hike” (7 reviews)
“batangas city” (3 reviews)
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Brgy. Poblaction | Barangay Pinagkaisahan, Cuenca, Luzon 4222, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Its been a decade after my first climb but the same beauty of nature unfolded before my eyes. Trails have become safer yet remained challenging specially for newbies. New trail have been opened and the rockies have been explored more than ever. Friendly, accomodating and...More

Thank chonastodomingo
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Mt. Maculot is located 2 hours from Manila, providing an instant getaway for people in the Metro. It has three peaks for climbers to enjoy. We started with the stations of the cross peak, then to the Maculot summit, then all the way to Rockies....More

1  Thank Benedict A
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I am 41 years old turning 42 this April. I am somewhat obese at 180 pounds despite being 5'9. I treadmill 2 to 3 times a week which is what helped me get through this challenge. I went with my officemates, majority of whom were...More

Thank Eric R
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

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

3  Thank jansellbiskwit
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Reviewed 12 February 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 28 November 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. :)

Thank camerinoadriane
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Reviewed 20 November 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 15 August 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

1  Thank Nuelene G
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Reviewed 11 March 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 9 February 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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Gerard B
17 April 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
18 March 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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