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Mount Apo

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Address: Davao City, Mindanao, Philippines

This is the highest mountain in the Philippines.

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it was great to see Mount apo up close and personal - the highest peak in the Philippines was a long drive though and hard to get there you need to go with someone who has... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

it was great to see Mount apo up close and personal - the highest peak in the Philippines was a long drive though and hard to get there you need to go with someone who has experience driving around the mountain it was cloudy though later part of the day due to rain but we were able to have a... More 

1 Thank Sheilzy1972
Manila, Philippines
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

One of the hardest yet so fascinating mountain we ever had. We didn't reach the peak on our first day but still managed to finish the entire trek for 2 days.

Thank buboypogi
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50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

There are many beautiful mountains including volcanoes in the Philippines, this tallest mountain in the archipelago looks horrible from afar. As one nears its foot and starts trekking, trash abound along the way. Trees are also cut as firewood. Government and private stakeholders should not only promote and promote; market and market but most imperative to communicate responsible, ethical, sustainable... More 

3 Thank tito u
Davao City
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I have not reached the top of Mt. Apo though but yeah i did reach its foot and stayed in some quaint places nearby where you can see its beauty in the early morning sunshine and even during a misty morning...

3 Thank Maia_0515
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21 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Mt. Apo is a must visit place in Mindanao. This mountain bears beautiful and amazing flora and fauna.

1 Thank Dharzie
Alice Springs, Australia
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311 reviews
169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Love looking at Mt Apo and how if you keep watching, it slowly changes colours. When the clouds shroud it, it looks quite awe-inspiring, if not mystical, and takes you to another world. Like Bora Bora, this Mountain is simply Majestic.

1 Thank Xanerin
Davao City, Philippines
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I was wondering why it was called Mt. Apo, which sound more masculine, instead of Mt. Christine or Mt. Sarah as more fitting name for that highest , beautiful and majestic mountain with a beautiful sleeping beauty lady formation around the city of Davao, with the head, neckline and with two breasts line formation, which could be clearly outline in... More 

Thank delight_2016
Davao City, Philippines
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47 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I have not climbed Mount Apo but I see the peak every morning from our balcony. If it is not shrouded by clouds, it is a glorious sight to behold. The closest I have been to it is going to Eden Nature Park on the next mountain Mount Talomo. My close friends have joined treks up the Mount Apo as... More 

1 Thank Medy1950
tampa FL
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43 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Hiking Mount Apo is like hiking to another world, with the jungle terrain, followed by climbing up boulders, followed by the summit where clouds constantly drift right towards you and engulf you. I hiked here over holy week when the fire started, although I never saw anything. Unfortunately, the Department of Environmental whatever of the Philippines thinks that it's their... More 

10 Thank trentvano
Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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75 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

I was privileged, along with Eastern Mountaineering Society, to hike it days before irresponsible hikers started a fire in the summit :( I hope every camper/hiker/tourist/traveler be not too selfish and irresponsible, and realize the consequences of his/her actions. Other info: The trail we took was Mandarangan-Magpet. Our registration was handled by Charlesons Travel and Tours, they were really accommodating,... More 

1 Thank Gracia M

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