Lake Maughan, which is officially called Lake Holon, is at the top of Mount Melibengoy. The volcano has an elevation of and a base diameter of 40 km. It has a 2.9-km-wide caldera with steep walls that rise 200-500m above the lake.
Mt Melibengoy is considered one of the sacred places of the T'boli tribe. It hosts a rare species, Parantica dannatti reyesi, which was discovered by the ...
late Professor Josue de los Reyes of Notre Dame of Marbel University and published in the Entomological Journal of Senckerburg Research Institute in December 1994.
Government officials have also confirmed sightings of the Philippine Tarsier, Tarsius syrichta which can supposedly be found in the barangays surrounding Lake Holon.
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Lake Holon DIY Budget Travel Guide Plus Itinerary And Why This Gem Is Worth Flying All The Way To Mindanao
Among the three major islands of The Philippines, Mindanao is probably the least popular among travelers. It is notorious however in making headlines in the international media as one place any person with a normal functioning brain should be wary about. Hence the aversion of many to this unsung paradise. Before any traveler could think about going to The Philippines, they're already hindered by travel bans issued by their respective countries. That's because of Mindanao and how unsafe a place it is. Even Filipinos from parts of Luzon and Visayas are scared of the southern region of our own co ...
If you love adventure, you can discover several tourist spots in the country. One of these wonderful places is the Lake Holon in South Cotabato, known as the Crown Jewel of the South.
With the help of organizers Inday Langan and Jetro Castro, it's not difficult to visit this breathtaking place. Lake Holon is an 18-kilometer trail armed with your walking stick ??" a long trudge indeed! But at the same time it's a great realization in life that you can even witness with your bare eyes the wonders of God's creation beyond man's imagination.
It's a time to reflect on one's self as what one o ...
The Philippines is known to be geologically blessed with breath-taking bodies of water, and what more beautiful than lakes in the country. Here's our pick of eight most beautiful lakes in the Philippines.
1. Lake Carolina (Baganga, Davao Oriental)
These sparkly lake bases in Baganga and is sparkly because it's so clear and the sun reflects brightly across the water. Known to be a secret paradise, Lake Carolina looks turquoise due to the hues of green surrounding the area.
2. Taal Crater Lake in Talisay and San Nicolas, Batangas
The view of the lake is amazing, partly because of wor ...
With unique landscapes, pleasant people in the surrounding villages, and elements of outdoor adventure, it is no wonder why Lake Holon is now one of the most popular destinations in this part of the country. But there's more to it than just the Instagram-ish photos you see on your friends' social media posts.
The 304-hectare tranquil lake in the town of Tboli in the Upper Valley of South Cotabato was a witness to tragedies and conflicts before it became the darling of tourists that it is today. It was once known as part of a disaster than an ecotourism wonder. Collaborations of tourism stak ...
For the third time in four years, the famed crater-lake Holon in T'boli town in South Cotabato will be off-limits anew to local and international visitors starting on Saturday, January 7, to facilitate its rehabilitation.
T'boli Mayor Dibu Tuan said Thursday they decided to again close down the lake and its environs to all tourism-related activities to give it some "breathing time" after hosting thousands of visitors last year.
He said the 304-hectare lake's temporary closure will run until March 10 or a total of 63 days.
"The local tourism industry soared high in 2016 and so we want ...
I've travelled to some of the lakes in the Philippines and Lake Holon has been my favorite lakes of all time. There's more to experience and see when you get there that even a picture can't give justice to its innate beauty. I've heard a lot of beautiful things about this Lake way back before and until now I have a little regret that I didn't go there before. Just this year when I had my 10days solo backpacking in Central Mindanao, I finally take the chance to visit Lake Holon for the first time. I couldn't elucidate how I got myself in awe as I've viewed the lake like as if, I'm gazing at t ...