Caramoan National Park
Caramoan, Camarines Sur, Philippines
About Caramoan National Park
The Caramoan national park is in north-east Camarines Sur Province, opposite the island of Catanduanes. It is a hilly peninsula, with deep gorges and rough, rocky terrain. The IBA includes the Caramoan National Park area, located near the tip of the peninsula, and some substantial areas of old-growth forest in the hills to the west which are shown on recent forest cover maps.
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Isarog volcano is an andesitic stratovolcano of Naga city, in SE Luzon, Philippines. It is part of the Bicol volcanic chain, and could still be active although no historic eruptions are known. Mount Isarog was where local troops of the Philippine Army and Constabulary units and Bicolano guerrillas hid during the Japanese Occupation. Now it is one of the beautiful places in this province and a lot of peoples comes here for trekking and to enjoy this nature's wonder.
An old dormant stratovolcano located at Bicol lies a prominent mountain known to mountaineer as Mt.Asog but to local, it is Mt.Iriga straddling into multiple towns of Camarines Sur, in particular, Iriga and Buhi. According to some article, underneath its crater lies 4 fault line and may erupt anytime without warning but as to date, the mountain remains calm. My difficulty rating for this mountain is 4/9 similar to Mt.Cristobal. The summit crater rim is very astonishing as it will offer the hiker
Filipino-Japanese Friendship Tower The monument, symbolizing the renewed friendship between Japan and the Philippines after the events of World War II. It is located at Mount Isarog in Sitio Bongcao of Barangay Curry.
The Mayon Volcano Natural Park is a protected area of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region on southeast Luzon Island, the largest island of the country. The Natural Park covers an area of 5,775.7 hectares, which includes its centerpiece Mayon Volcano, the most active volcano in the Philippines, and its adjacent surroundings. The volcano is also renowned for having an almost perfect cone. First protected as a National Park in 1938, it was reclassified as a Natural Park in the year 2000.
Mayon, the most famous of the active volcanoes of the Philippines, is a perfect stratovolcano rising to 2462 m on Luzon Island. It erupts very frequently. It is the archetype of a symmetrical stratovolcano and one of the world's most active ones. The volcano with its surrounding landscape was declared a national par and it attracts a lot of tourists to here.
The 156-meter high Ligñon Hill has always been one of Legazpi’s most famous landmarks. For years, Ligñon Hill is known only for the PHIVOLCS observatory located in its flanks and an old lighthouse on its summit. Today, it has become one of the city’s prime destinations for sightseers, adventurers, and even fitness peoples.
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Camarines Sur is the largest among the six provinces in the Bicol Region both by population and land area. The province is home to the critically endangered Isarog Agta language, one of the three critically endangered languages in the Philippines according to UNESCO.