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Mount Apo

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An excellent climb with FREE Maps from The Department of Tourism

Magic Mount APO is the highest peak overlooking the Southern ocean route to Australia. On a clear... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Paul B
Great experience!

While visiting Philippines I and my husband decided to climb Mount Apo. We did not plan that in... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2018
Lena S
St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

Magic Mount APO is the highest peak overlooking the Southern ocean route to Australia. On a clear day you can see Indonesia. The best thing is you can climb directly from the Makar Wharf 2GO passenger shipping port with just a rucksack. Local people are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

While visiting Philippines I and my husband decided to climb Mount Apo. We did not plan that in advance, so it was quite difficult to find a guide: sent requests to 4 or 5 travel companies that organize Mt.Apo climb, but all of them refused...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Lena S
Reviewed November 16, 2018

to climb Mt. Apo it takes at least 3 days. 2 das going up and one day down. there are many route to reach the top, we started in a small village called NewIsrael, an ideal spot to start the trip

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank mimiandchrisontour
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Visited here with family from the Philippines. We were not dissointed the views of the mountains are stunning as they were tipped with the clouds. Some nice walks and beautiful plants and flowers to see. Would go again given the oppurtunity

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed June 22, 2018

The Trail is Challenging much more if it rains, accending 45-90 degree, some part ladder is broken need to be extra careful, the water source is abundant.

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank juanofdbucketliz
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Check out first with the Dept. of tourism Kidapawan for permits to climb, and orientation ...then from them you can have contacts for your personal porters. 2 Days going up, 1 day going down

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank csi481
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Our climb was in April 2018 via the Sibulan trail. If you're in good physical condition, the climb is really just -- as others have said -- "one long trek." Just after the forest is the start of the challenge of the boulders.From here on,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Chrys L
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We trekked up the river from Purok 6 at Lanton Apopong with our Panganiban Bright Resorts guide since we were staying there anyway. The service was excellent and we avoided the deadly 60 Philippine roads. It's very important to find the right guide at the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank Paul B
Reviewed October 18, 2017

It was 33 years ago that I bravely climbed Mt Apo with my husband and best-friends......I did say once is enough because maybe I might not be fit to climb it again....I'll be turning 60 years old next year....BUT the experience is breath taking and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
6  Thank Nancy A
Reviewed October 3, 2017

It was a long ride over rough roads to a mediocre destination. I would not go back nor advise my friends to go.

Date of experience: February 2017
11  Thank Hershel B
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April 29, 2018|
Response from farella45 | Reviewed this property |
no tents are allowed on summit next camp ground to the summit are white sand and lake venado
January 1, 2018|
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Response from Nancy A | Reviewed this property |
Hello Mr George.....i was at my 30's when i climbed Mt Apo...the experience was worth it....may i suggest that you better go with a group and hire a porter as your guide....if you are physically fit...go for it....know your... More