Mount Isarog is a potentially active stratovolcano located in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines, on the island of Luzon. It has an elevation of 2,000 metres above mean sea level.
The peak of the mountain marks the point where the borders of five municipalities and one city meet (listed in clockwise direction, starting north): Goa, Tigaon, Ocampo, Pili, Naga City, and Calaba ...
Mount Isarog was where local troops of the Philippine Army and Constabulary units and Bicolano guerrillas hide during the Japanese Period. In the 1970s, with the leadership of Romulo Jallores and his brother, they established the New People's Army in the Bicol region at the foot of this mountain.
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Where is Mt. Isarog:
At the geographic center of the Camarines Sur, occupying the broad isthmus between Lagonoy Gulf and the Bay of San Miguel lies the last tropical rain forest of the Bicol Region Mt. Isarog. It borders five municipalities namely Goa, Tigaon, Ocampo, Pili, Naga City and Calabanga. Its jump-off point is the City of Naga, which is considered as the center of Bicolandia and is referred to as the Pilgrim City of the Philippines being home to the largest Marian pilgrimage in Asia, the Our Lady of Penafrancia.
Climbing the mightiest, fiercest, magical and only remaining rain forest of Bicol Region is definitely an experience one will always bring along throughout ones life!
Mount Isarog, a volcano lying in the lower quarter of Luzon, Philippines, is an accessible mountain where you can hike to the top and back within a day. Unlike Mayon and Bulusan to the south, hiking to the summit of Isarog is permitted currently, as long as you obtain a permit for your hike. The volcano sits just outside of Naga City, and can be accessed from nearby Panicuason
It was after typhoon when we headed to Naga City, Philippines to scale Mt. Isarog. A mountain which hold the reputation of being the highest forested peak in Southern Luzon. We planned this trip few months earlier and who would have thought that a powerful typhoon hit the province prior our climb. However, no typhoon can scare us so the climb was a go.
After 9 hours' bus ride from Manila, we arrived at Naga City past 5 in the morning. We ate breakfast quickly, then took a tricycle to Carolina Terminal. At exactly 6 am, the jeepney going to Brgy Panicuason left the terminal. It would be nice ...
I am born and raised a Nagueño.
Certified lived, studied and working in this happy place or "Maogmang Lugar" called Naga City.
I have been in and around Naga but I have re-discovered Malabsay Falls just recently. (Been there when I was 10 years old some 20 years back) It was when I was supposed to be at Tagaytay City last April 22, 2017 but something arise that the trip was cancelled so I went to a hike instead at Mt. Isarog.
There are several FALLS at this mountain that most tourist doesn't know yet, I don't know maybe because of lack of advertisement of the place as it is a DENR p ...
Mt. Isarog is a stratovolcano and is 1,966 meters above sea level. Located in Camarines Sur, Philippines, Mt. Isarog is considered as Southern Luzon's highest forested peak. This is the site of Mt. Isarog National Park. Six municipalities and a city have territorial jurisdiction of Mt. Isarog National Park. These are Calabanga, Tinambac, Ocampo, Tigaon, Goa, Pili, and Naga City.
Mountain climbers and backpackers will enjoy trekking on Mt. Isarog's slopes for a nature adventure. The best time to visit Mt. Isarog National Park is during the dry months of January to April. The temperature may ...