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Mt Salakot

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Address: Puerto Princesa, Palawan Island, Philippines

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We planned to hike Mt. Salakot but we didn't get the info we wanted before we arrived in Puerto Princesa. During our 4-day stay, we bumped into someone who knows about the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2014
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Makati
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Makati
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We planned to hike Mt. Salakot but we didn't get the info we wanted before we arrived in Puerto Princesa. During our 4-day stay, we bumped into someone who knows about the outdoors of Palawan. As of writing, apparently, you need to secure a permit to climb Mt. Salakot. And the permit processing takes 4-5 days. For the Salakot waterfalls,... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This mountain is located on the way to Napsan and you can reach here by many kinds of transportation. As a budget traveller, I managed to get there by the cheapest ,of course . In the morning,my hotel offered me a round trip van ride for abour 3000 peso and I thought it was ridiculous so I just gave it... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

This mountain is located in Napsan - southwest of Puerto Princesa. Jump off is only right beside the National Rd. We're on a class field trip when we visited the mountain. This is an easy trek for beginners, just 3-4 hours to summit, scales at 1,800ft above sea level. I was amazed when I saw an abandoned concrete military camp... More 

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Puerto Princesa City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

On the national hi-way going to Napsan is a nice waterfall and stream up in the mountains. Four wheel drive is recommended. Make sure to bring your swimsuit because the cool waters are very refreshing after the dusty trip up the mountain. I estimate the mountain pass is about 1,000 feet, 300 meters above sea level. Keep your eyes open... More 

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