Mount Mayon Volcano

Santo Domingo, Albay

Mayon Volcano Natural Park encompasses an area of 5,775.7 hectares located in the eight cities and municipalities that has jurisdiction of the mountain. The peak of the volcano is the highest elevation in the Bicol Region at 2,462 metres.

Mayon Volcano is the most active volcano in the Philippines, and its adjacent surroundings. The volcano is also renowned for having an almost perf ...

ect cone. First protected as a National Park in 1938, it was reclassified as a Natural Park in the year 2000.

Mount Mayon Volcano Natural Park News

  • Time Slows Down At Misibis Bay

    Time Slows Down At Misibis Bay

    Just before dusk at Legazpi Airport in Albay, Mayon Volcano looks majestic on the horizon. It strikes a Zen-like presence all is bliss, the rest of the world can go hang.

    Our destination, Misibis Bay Resort, less than an hour's drive by van from the airport, radiates a warm, welcoming vibe.

    Located in a secluded, five-hectare property on Cagraray Island in Bacacay town, Misibis is a resort for people who want privacy while enjoying the outdoors. Though it has over 100 rooms now due to expansion, Misibis has retained its quiet charm.

    The sand on its beach may not be powdery fine, but t ...

  • Exploring Albay: Home Of Mt Mayon, The Perfect Cone

    Exploring Albay: Home Of Mt Mayon, The Perfect Cone

    It's been months since I've been chosen as one of the ten finalists of Wranger Philippine's #TrueWanderer but I'm still very thankful for the honor and the opportunity that came with it. As a way of giving back, I want to share my experience and itinerary for the travel that I did for the contest. Traveling solo, I went to explore the province of Albay, home to the most renowned volcano in the whole Philippines: Mt. Mayon.

  • Sorsogon Travel Guide: DIY, Itinerary And Budget

    Sorsogon Travel Guide: DIY, Itinerary And Budget

    Sorsogon is the southernmost province in Luzon, Philippines. It may be a 12+ hours land travel to this place, but you won't be disappointed by its untouched beauty. This is a Do-It-Yourself itinerary good for a barkada trip.

  • 5 Life Lessons I Learned When I Went To Albay With Zero Plans

    5 Life Lessons I Learned When I Went To Albay With Zero Plans

    The moment Catriona Gray was crowned Miss Universe 2018, the online community couldn't be any prouder, especially the Bicalanos as that's where she hails from. Her gown for the finals was even inspired by the Mayon Volcano that recently erupted. I was scrolling on my social media feed and suddenly, I had this strong urge to see Mayon. Do you get that-the sudden urge of wanting to see a place and know what's there out of utter curiosity? And so I went to Albay, Bicol with zero plans.

  • Tourist Spots In Luzon: Most Popular Places For First Time Travelers

    Tourist Spots In Luzon: Most Popular Places For First Time Travelers

    Luzon Island is nature's gift to humans; this is because it has many beautiful natural features such as Sandy beaches, attractive lakes, amazing volcanoes as well as northern mountains. These features bring out the beauty of Luzon Island, and they're the popular and well-known tourist spots in Luzon Island.

    Mayon Volcano

    Have you heard of the world most perfect cone? It's Mayon Volcano. The fact that it's an active volcano has not stopped it from being an awesome sight to see. People come from different parts of the world to see this amazing volcano; as such, Bicolandia has become a pop ...

  • A New Year Family Adventure In Bicol

    A New Year Family Adventure In Bicol

    We have been roughing it up on the Mayon lava trail riding the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) for about an hour when my sister-in-law noticed an unusual gush of smoke from the volcano's peak.

    She asked our ATV tour guide if such a smoke was normal, but he did not seem bothered. Instead, he was preoccupied with taking our photos and videos, giving hand signals as we approach different types of terrain, reminding us to keep a single line so he can easily see us and bring us safely to the lava wall and back to the base camp.

    Half an hour after, we reached the lava wall, the sight of the 2006 eru ...