Mountain Peaks to explore in Tawi-Tawi
The province lies at the southwestern tip of the country, situated between the Sulu Sea in the north and the Celebes Sea in the south. It is home to fascinating coral reefs and diverse sea beings.
Bud Bongao is Tawi-Tawi’s most famous mountain, rearing steeply 340 meters above the sea. It’s a revered pilgrimage site for both Christians and Muslims. Today the mountain is a 250-hectare treasure trove of biodiversity and one of the last remaining moist forests in the Sulu archipelago. Now It is an icon of terrestrial biodiversity conservation and eco-tourism in Tawi-Tawi because of the wealth of its wildlife and its unique cultural importance.