Mount Matutum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Mount Matutum, Tupi, South Cotabato, Philippines
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About Mount Matutum
Matutum is a symmetrical stratovolcano located in southern Mindanao, NW of Sarangani Bay and 30 km NNW of General Santos City. The mountain, a popular hiking destination, has a well-preserved summit cone and a 320 m wide and a vegetated 120 m deep summit crater. The crater is breached by 3 large canyons.
Attractions Near Mount Matutum
Mt. Melibengoy Mountain Range is one of the longest and highest mountain ranges in Tboli, South Cotabato. It encompasses the areas of Baranggay Tudok, Dlanag, and Salacafe in Tboli South Cotabato. It is considered one of the sacred places of the Tboli tribe. It hosts so many rare species of flora and fauna. It is one of the great trekking destinations in this area.
Lake Sebu is a natural lake located in the municipality of Lake Sebu, South Cotabato within the Alah Valley region. The Philippine government has recognized it as one of the country's most important watersheds. Lake Sebu is one of the many bodies of water supplying important irrigation to the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato. The lake is one of the prime eco-tourism locations in this municipality.
Mount Apo is the highest mountain that makes the grandfather of all the Philippines mountains and it is an 8.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur, the Philippines that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and backpacking and is accessible year-round.
Lake Venado is an endorheic lake located at the foot of Mount Apo in the province of North Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines. It is the second-highest lake in the country. The vicinity of the lake is a popular camping site for mountaineers en route to and coming down from the peak of Mount Apo, the Philippines' highest mountain.
Liguasan Marsh is in south-central Mindanao and is the largest swamp and marsh area on the island. It is a vast complex of river channels, small freshwater lakes and ponds, extensive freshwater marshes, and arable land subject to seasonal flooding in the basin of the Mindanao River. Most of the area is underwater during periods of heavy rainfall, but some 140,000 ha dry out during dry periods and are cultivated.
A beautiful mountainn range which was located in the heart of Davao city. It is one of the top 15 highest mountain in the Philippines. It is one of the highest trekking destination in this area and a lot of tourist visits this place every year.
Where is Mount Matutum
Discover More Attractions in South Cotabato, Where Mount Matutum Is Located
South Cotabato, officially the Province of South Cotabato is a province in the Philippines. The province is generally flat dotted with some hills and mountains.