Mount Masaraga

Oas, Albay

Mount Masaraga is an extinct stratovolcano, located in Oas, Albay, in the Bicol region, on Luzon Island, in the Philippines.

Mount Masaraga is a forested, sharp-topped, mountain with an elevation of 1,328 metres. It is adjacent and the closest to the perfect cone of Mayon Volcano.

There are no historical eruptions from the volcano with the last eruptive activity dated ...

as Holocene as reported by the Global Volcanism Program. Thick lava flows from that period are present on the flanks of Mount Masaraga, an understudied volcano in the Philippines.

Mount Masaraga News

  • Sunflower City In Albay Promotes Sports Tourism

    Sunflower City In Albay Promotes Sports Tourism

    Father and son Rolando and Karl Ivan Luna of Ticao Island in Masbate bond together through taking up sports together in Albays sunflower city, which promotes pro-environment extreme sports tourism.

    Rolando, a businessman, is a motorcycle rider for 10 years before joining the third Sunflower Festival Mt. Masaraga National Enduro Challenge here for two consecutive years now.

    His son Karl Ivan, a neophyte rider, joined the teens category on Sunday also to promote the value of protecting the environment as the countrys treasure.

    They participated in the Enduro Challenge with 220 racers to ...

  • Mount Masaraga 1328 MASL Oas Albay

    Mount Masaraga 1328 MASL Oas Albay

    Part of the three Albay mountains commonly called as the 'Magayon Trio' (Mts. Mayon, Masaraga, Malinao), Mt. Masaraga is an extinct stratovolcano standing at 1328MASL and is one of Bicol's best kept hiking destinations.

    It is located in Oas, Albay with Sitio Sabloyon as its main jump-off point.

    Mt. Masaraga is infamous for the presence of Limatiks (leeches) after passing the forested part of the trail up to the not so gentle steep ridge assaults that is quite technical before reaching the very summit that offers spectacular views Mt. Mayon and the surrounding mountains of the provinces ...

  • Mt Masaraga Climb In Albay Philippines

    Gloriously located in the outskirts of Ligao City, Philippines, this steep climber was kept from public access till Oh Eleven. And now is one of trekkers' preferred destinations.

  • Conquer Mount Masaraga

    Conquer Mount Masaraga

    Today that out-of-the-door activities boom and continuously booming in, many people are getting more and more addicted specially to mountaineering because it distressed and let people explore beyond their limits.

    A week after my Mount Palali dayhike in Nueva Vizcaya, I was invited by my friend from One Hike Mountaineering Club to join their invitational hike at one of the three beautiful mountains of Albay - Mount Masaraga.

    Located 500 kilometers away south-east of Manila, Ligao City being situated at the foot of the majestic Mayon Volcano showcase hills, lakes, caves, coastal areas and ...

  • Quitinday Green Hills Nature Park Camalig

    Quitinday Green Hills Nature Park Camalig

    Did you know that Albay has its very own version of Bohol's famous Chocolate Hills These little-known hills straddle an area stretching from the third district to the second district of Albay. The hills are not as conical and symmetrical as the ones in Bohol, but they are remarkably similar in appearance and are probably of the same limestone composition. Indeed, these hills are a natural attraction and potential tourist destination in Albay just waiting to be discovered and explored. -

    Albay is abundant in amazing geological formations, with its landscape dominated by the sensuously symmet ...

  • Albay among top tourist destinations in the country DOT

    Albay among top tourist destinations in the country DOT

    Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. said on Tuesday that Albay is becoming a top tourist destination in the country after pursuing an aggressive tourism program that's helping propel the province's economic growth.

    Jimenez, who graced on Tuesday the opening rites of the province annual month-long Magayon Festival, said the big investment poured in by Albay Gov. Joey Salceda on its tourism program would indeed boost economic activity.

    Jimenez, citing tourism statistics said in 2011 Albay posted 350,069 tourist arrivals ??" a 17 percent growth rate that surpassed the na ...