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Magsaysay

is the highest mountain in the island of Cebu located in Barangay Magsaysay in Balamban, Cebu... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Jude Matthew E
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Cebu City, Philippines
More for hikers than the ocasional sightseeing.

The trip uo the hill is rather scary by car and then one still has to walk a mile. No scenic view... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
deiteljoerge
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

is the highest mountain in the island of Cebu located in Barangay Magsaysay in Balamban, Cebu province, rising 3,599 ft. (1,097meters) above sea level. It is the site of the crash of the presidential plane Mt. Pinatubo which killed President Ramon Magsaysay

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Jude Matthew E
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The road to Mt Manunggal and the Magsaysay Monument is cemented for most part but some difficult sections remain especially when it is wet. Soon after turning of the TransCentral Highway there is an entrance post and the charge is 80 peso's per head. This...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Frans d
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The trip uo the hill is rather scary by car and then one still has to walk a mile. No scenic view, that is better from the Trancentral Highway, where one can see both sides of Cebu

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank deiteljoerge
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I've been to this place many times for camping and hiking. This time we made a traverse from Mt. Mauyog to Mt. Manunggal we're we stayed overnight. The place is not maintained well because the camping site is privately owned - trashes in one of...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank nathzniel
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We are here for Ramon Magsaysay Death Anniversary Event. You can trek the mountain from the highway to the top for about 3-5hours going up and same hours going down. Their highway is already on the half part or the mountain so you can strive...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank reckadventures
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Nice hike in the mountains, great views of the surroundings and cool air. One could also go with mountain bikes

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Guenther V
Reviewed 10 April 2015

When the plane crashed, people picked up parts and little remained. The Gooneybird plane engine was cast in cement to preserve it. Farther down the path, there is a memorial site. There were 30,000 donors to establish it. . A yearly ceremony takes place there....More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank travelwhere
Reviewed 21 January 2015

I've been to this mountain on the easy trail a few years back many times already however on November 2014 together with my fellow mountaineers, we trekked this mountain via Brgy. Tabunan. It's 3.5 hrs trek going to the peak. This is the challenging trail...More

Date of experience: November 2014
3  Thank nathzniel
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