Mount Mating-oy Dinayao

Tinglayan, Kalinga

Mt. Mating-oy Dinayao, Sleeping Beauty, is located in Tinglayan and Tanudan, Kalinga. These fabled mountain ranges in the border of the municipalities of Tinglayan and Tanudan and they take the form of a sleeping lady supinely lying at its back. A vantage view of the profile can be seen from the Sungang view or from Basao.

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    Total Time: 8 hours and 45 minutes
    Saddle Time: 5 hours (approx)
    Distance: Approximately 50 kilometers

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