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3 Compelling Reasons for Climbing Mt. Apo During Kadayawan

The Kadayawan festival is fast approaching. It highlights the greatness of Davao city’s diverse cultures, and as such it’s a pretty colorful event. The festival is one thing that Davao city is very well-known for, and tourists flock to the city during Kadayawan season. This season also presents a great opportunity to climb the country’s…

Wary of Online Payments? We Have an Alternative For You

Here at Discover Mt. Apo, we pride ourselves with our online booking and payment system. Climbers don’t need to stress over going to an office anymore to book their next adventure. Anywhere you may be in the world, and at any time, you can be on your way to climbing mt. Apo in a few…

3 Simple Ways to See the Best of Davao in Kadayawan

The Kadayawan festival is getting closer. Next month, locals and tourists alike will have a feast of the best sights, sounds, food, and culture that Davao has to offer. Are you planning to go to Davao by then? You might want to add three activities to your itinerary. 1. Explore as much of Davao City…

Booking a Mt. Apo Guide is Easier Than Ever

Climbing mt. Apo is always an adventure to look forward to. Even long before the trek, mountaineers diligently prepare for it. Mostly it’s done through exercises that build endurance. The climb requires a lot of that, especially considering mt. Apo’s height of nearly 3,000 meters. Besides physically, climbers also prepare logistically. They would be on…

Is Climbing Mt. Apo during Kadayawan a Good Idea?

Kadayawan comes from the word madayaw, which means “good”, or “beautiful”. True to its origin, the Kadayawan Festival in Davao city brings the best and the most beautiful things about the city to life. The city is home to 11 different tribes; Kadayawan is their chance to bring the different aspects of their culture to the…

Is Climbing Mt. Apo Vegan-Friendly?

When you’re climbing mt. Apo, certainly you do not want to go hungry. You will need lots of energy to complete the hike. Especially that you’ll be climbing the Philippines’ tallest mountain. Good news for you is the climb packages at Discover Mt. Apo include food. Not just food but complete meals for the 3…

Kadayawan: What’s Good This Season?

The Kadayawan Festival. It is Davao City’s defining festivity, showcasing the various cultural icons of the different people living in the city. It runs during the month of August and attracts both local and and international tourists. Not only do the tourists want to witness the festivities; they also want to explore the sights and…

Climbing Mt. Apo for a Noble Cause

Cancer is a silent killer. It rears its ugly head at the least time people expect it to. Once it’s there, cancer does not show any signs. It rarely draws attention to itself. The symptoms are often thought to be harmless. People realise they have cancer often too late, once it has already spread too…

Is Climbing Mt. Apo on Your Own a Good Idea?

Climbing Mt. Apo Davao is a great adventure that many people seek. Some adventurers even take it to the next level and challenge themselves to hike on their own. If you have that same feeling, you may want to consider doing a solo climb. Why a solo climb? Climbing Mt. Apo at your own pace.…

Climbing Mt. Apo as a Group: Is It Right For You?

Climbing mt. Apo is certainly fun, fulfilling, and for some even life-changing. It could be the biggest challenge of your life to try and conquer the Philippines’ highest peak, but once you’ve done it, you will feel absolutely empowered. Hiking along with your friends is a nice way of getting this experience. Most people would…