Palauig News

  • Magalawa Island Cant Wait For Summer

    There are only two seasons in the Philippines: wet and dry. The dry season typically runs from November to May, with the wet season – usually the time for rains and typhoons – picking up the rest. (This has changed in recent years, however, with typhoons hanging around until late December.) Four years ago we decided that we would not wait for summer but would start going to the beaches beginning January. By then the rains would have stopped but it would also be the time when the temperature wouldn't be as hot as during the dry months beginning April.

    Eventually, we ended up going to Mag ...

  • Travel Guide Magalawa Island Palauig Zambales

    Magalawa Island is located in the town of Palauig, Zambales. The island, with its beige or light golden brown colored sand, is ideal for swimming and beach bumming. There's also a marine sanctuary near the island where you can snorkel and swim with the fishes. There's also a mangrove area in the island.

    Magalawa is not a big island, but it has it's own electricity being supplied from the nearby barangay in the mainland. There are also resorts in the island for your accommodation needs. A fishing community also exist in the island and several families lives in Barangay Magalawa.

    How to ge ...

  • Mount Tapulao Dayhike

    "Ang pagmamahal na kasing tigas ng mga Bato sa Mt Tapulao"

    Mt Tapulao
    December 4 2016

    Mount Tapulao is the tallest mountain in the Zambales Mountain range and in the province of Zambales in the Philippines. The peak, which rise to an elevation of 2,037 metres, is located in the municipality of Palauig, Zambales. Wikipedia

    Elevation: 2,037 m
    Specs: Major Climb, Difficulty 5/9, Trail Class 1-3

    Thank you Team Tuklas Sir Edward Guitering and Maam Rosdie Mae Maralit Castro! Sa susunod na ahon ulet!

    #jtiuTravel #choosePhilippines #mtTapulao #dayhike #teamTuklas

  • The Rainy Hike To Mount Tapulao

    Hi everyone! Over the weekend, I went with my friends to an overnight hike in Mt. Tapulao, my 41st mountain, after more than a month of being away from the trails. I had an idea of what I should expect coming from the stories of my other friends who were already done with this mountain but of course no matter how much I prepared myself mentally, I was still completely caught off-guard.

    Mountain Stats
    Elevation: 2,037+ MASL
    Location: Brgy. Dampay-Salaza, Palauig, Zambales
    Difficulty: 5/9
    Trek to Summit: 10-12 hours

    Easily, Mt. Tapulao has one of the most leg-straining trails because i ...

  • Mount Tapulao Dayhike

    Mount Tapulao day hike located in Palauig, Zambales. 2,037+ MASL 6683+ FASL Major climb with 18km+ Trail to summit. Total of 36km+ back trail. Unli rocky and forever trail.

  • Magalawa Island The Pearl Of Zambales

    Zambales is located in the North West of Luzon, facing the Philippine Sea. This province is one of the most visited provinces of the north in terms of great beaches because of its fine white sand. The high altitude ranges of the province are also in the eyes of many mountaineers for hiking purposes. Some of the famous are Mt. Tapulao, Mt. Balingkilat and Mt. Cinco Pincos. Aside from these ranges, the famous Capones Island, Nagsasa Cove, Anawangin Cove, and Potipot Island are situated in the province which attracts tourists. Tourism plays a huge factor that contributes to the economy of the pro ...