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The Best Hiking in Philippines

Looking for the best hiking in Philippines? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Philippines. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Philippines

  • Coron, Philippines

    Hike Mt. Tapyas in Coron

    This is a relatively easy hike up to Mt. Tapyas. You can either walk to the base of the hill/mountain that is located near the town center, or you can take a tricycle. Timing depends on how in shape you are; however, it is all paved stairs, a little bit more than 700 steps, so keep that in mind. ...
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  • Alaminos, Philippines

    Kibungan Circuit: Hike to Mt. Tagpaya

    10.6 mi / 2952.8 ft gain
    This version of the Kibungan Circuit is a 2 day, closed loop trek. Starting in the town of Tanap at 920 MASL (meters above sea level), the path cuts through rice paddies, gradually descending until reaching a long hanging bridge.  After crossing the bridge and passing through a small village, you...
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  • San Antonio, Philippines

    Explore Camara and Capones Island

    When going to the Philippines, people often think about going to beautiful tourist destinations like El Nido on Palawan Island, but if you're looking to be budget friendly and more local the providence of Zambales in Central Luzon can still give you crystal clean waters, green mountains, and a to...
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  • Subic, Philippines

    Explore Nagsasa Cove

    From the outer edge of this cove to the beach it took about 10 minutes to ride in and when you look out towards the sea, you only see the sea! You're surrounded by the mountains on both sides and it's just the beach and yourself. So if you're looking for soft (but really hot) sand, clear waters, ...
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  • Samboan, Philippines

    Hike to Dao Falls

    1 mi / 200 ft gain
    To start with, there are quite a few stairs at the beginning going down, and then right at the end as you climb back up to the parking lot. Other than that, nothing to be concerned about in terms of difficulty.  This is a cool spot because you get a bit of variety. At the parking lot there is epi...
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  • Samboan, Philippines

    Explore Aguinid Falls

    1 mi / 300 ft gain
    *Distance and elevation gain are negligible. it is more of a scramble than a hike* This is a great little spot that has just been opened to the public for the last three years (this was written March of 2019). It is managed by one of the local tribes, so you need to have their guides with you. We...
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