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Mount Makiling

| Laguna, Los Banos, Luzon 4031, Philippines
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Birds, birds, and more birds

Did a two day birding tour of Mount Makiling and surrounding Los Banos area with a local guide... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
Nicholas C
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Good Hike While Bird Watching

I was with a group of seven birdwatchers making a short hike (approx. half way) up this mountain... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Michael F
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Seattle, Washington
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Laguna, Los Banos, Luzon 4031, Philippines
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Did a two day birding tour of Mount Makiling and surrounding Los Banos area with a local guide. This was not my first trip, but it was my first with a local guide and it made all the difference. The list of birds I could...More

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I was with a group of seven birdwatchers making a short hike (approx. half way) up this mountain. It was great seeing the flora of the mountain and views from several overlooks - even though the weather was not too co-operative during our visit. The...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I love morning walk here going up till i see Laguna de Bay. The panoramic view of this town is relaxing..keeps you fit :)

Thank Ricky E
Reviewed February 8, 2017

We did a traverse from Sto.Tomas to UPLB. trails are signposted enough to notice. Trekking Guides are very friendly and courteous. Be prepared for forest leeches (limatik) that every now and then one should check their bodies. And also the trail is so muddy that...More

1  Thank Rogelio Y
Reviewed December 9, 2016

I always find it mesmerizing upon seeing mountains and volcanic peaks. Mount Makiling is no exception. Her beauty lies in its forest covers. Sometimes people would leave trash when they climb here, may I call on nature lovers and adventure seekers to help clean this...More

1  Thank Nick T
Reviewed November 1, 2016

It is one of the mysterious mountain in the Philippines. You can see there the geothermal plant that serves as the electric power supply to the city of Laguna.

Thank Darlin B
Reviewed October 13, 2016

This review is quite late. I used to frequent Mount Makiling when I was still working in the Philippines. It is a favorite choice for office conferences and other functions. There are scores of resorts located along the hilly slopes of Mount Makiling but beware...More

4  Thank pinoytraveller2
Reviewed September 6, 2016

We yearly climb this mountains, makiling traverse. Even before the palanggana was still open to public. Trail is good for training climb. Just dont climb in rainy season if you are afraid of leeches or limatiks.

Thank GeneAng
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Mt Makiling is a forest reserve managed and protected by UPLB. It is a living laboratory for students of the university but is also open to the nature-loving public. Head up the slopes of Mt Makiling and commune with nature and wildlife inside the Rainforest...More

1  Thank Djop T
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

The Mount Makiling is considered as the field area of forestry students. It is rich in flora and fauna.

Thank Ma. Bernadette B
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