5 Mountain Peaks to explore in Northern Mindanao
Northern Mindanao is an administrative region in the Philippines, officially designated as Region X. It is blessed with natural wonders: large, protected forests white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and sheltered bays rich with aquatic life.
Mount Dulang-dulang, similar to other peaks located in the Kitanglad Mountain Range, is covered by lofty forests and is home to a variety of fauna and flora. It is home to 58 mammal species including bats, squirrels, monkeys, wild boars, flying lemurs, shrews, and deer. The Philippine Eagle is also sighted within the vicinity of the mountain. The mountain is regarded by the Talaandig tribe of Lantapan as a sacred place. It is also within the ancestral domain of the tribe.
Hibok-hibok is a stratovolcano and makes the island of Camiguin, about 12 miles north of Mindanao. The summit is covered with loose ejecta and four small craters are nearby. Sulfur was mined at one of the craters prior to 1948. The other craters contain lakes. Hibok-Hibok has erupted five times in modern history. It is a popular hiking destination in Camiguin island. Nowadays a lot of tourists visit this place.
Kalatungan volcano is the second-highest volcano in the Philippines and located 47 km east of Lake Lana on Mindanao Island. The dominantly basaltic volcano forms a broad E-W trending ridge. The age of its last activity is unknown. It is one of the several high elevation peaks in the Kalatungan Mountain Range in Bukidnon on the island of Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippines.
Mount Kitanglad is an inactive volcano located in the Kitanglad Mountain Range in Bukidnon province on Mindanao island. It is the fourth highest mountain in the Philippines and has an approximate height of 2,899 metres. It is located between Malaybalay City and the municipalities of Lantapan, Impasugong, Sumilao, and Libona. It is home to one of the Philippines' few remaining rainforests. Now tourists are allowed to visit here and also now it is one of the beautiful trekking sites here.
A beautiful mountain which was located in the heart of the Misamis Oriental province and It is part of the Central Mindanao Cordillera that stretches from Camiguin in the north to Sarangani in the south. It is one of the beautiful places in this area and it is also a paradise for trekkers.