Mt. Batulao with its Breathtaking Slopes

Mt. Batulao Tourist Spots in Batangas
 Mt. Batulao is one of the famous destinations for the those people searching for challenges and outdoor adventurers. This mountain is another gems of Southern Luzon and is 2-3 hours travel from the Manila, very accessible to both private and public vehicles.  Batulao is famous because of the breathtaking view of its ranges and slopes. Its surface has an amazing shape covered with luscious and relaxing greens. Since it's just few kilometers away from Tagaytay, which is the usual side trip, its ambiance is really cool.

Mt. Batulao Trail Activities in Batangas
The Trail | Mt. Batulao has simple to moderate trail. The first part is walking on the terrain passing by the village where the artistic farmlands from afar can be seen.  These farmlands are also covered with colorful and blooming vegetables, pineapples and cultured flowers. Second part is from is another simple trail to Camp 2. Third is a moderate to hard trail, with assault and roped segments, to the summit. On the side of the trail, flowers, shrubs, grass, trees, bananas and other ornaments are present.

Hiking Mt. Batulao Activities in Batangas

Filipino Mountaineers on Mt. Batulao

Mt. Batulao Campsite
The Campsite | Camp 2 is the main camp site on Mt. Batulao. This area clean, open, wide, and well organized. At this area, you can directly see the highest point or the summit with the beautiful slopy shape of Batulao on the side. Tents for rent and rest rooms are available here. Entrance fees are to be collected.

Mt. Batulao Trail

Mt. Batulao is like Mt. Guiting Guiting
Photos above were taken on the Roped Segment, with the view of the trail from the Camp 2 on the background. Mt. Batulao is one of the famous mountains and the usual destination during weekends and holidays, so expect for heavy traffic on the trail.

Mt. Batulao Summit with the ivew of Mt. Maculot

Mt. Batulao Summit

Mt. Batulao with the Best Sunglass for Outdoors
On the summit of Mt. Batulao, there's a 360 degrees view of the gorgeous slopes and the nearby ranges. The wind is fresh, cool and so relaxing. Its surface is covered with green shrubs and trees, making it so relaxing in the eyes. The blue skies and waters create a perfect horizon with crystal bluish colors.

Tourist Spots in Tagaytay and Batangas

Mt. Batulao Trail

Mt. Batulao

Mt. Batulao
We traversed from the old to the new trail. I found out that it's a bit difficult to descend than ascend, for whatever reason. While the sun is setting, while on the trail, we all witnessed the sudden change of the color of the skies and felt that temperature is getting colder. Photo above was taken while the sun was setting. Can you see how gorgeous the shape of Mt. Batulao? This scene was spectacular!

Bulalo Point Restaurants in Tagaytay
After the tiring trek, it’s time to gain eat! The usual destination after hiking in Batangas is searching for Bulaluhan. Just along Ever Crest by the highway, we rode in a jeepney bound for Tagaytay and alighted in front of Bulalo Point in Crossing.

Reminders | Leave No Trace. NO VANDALISM on rocks and trees. Registration fees are being collected. You can tidy up at the residents’ houses by the highway.

How to get Here |  At Coastal Grand Terminal, we rode in a bus to Batangas and alighted at Ever-crest. Then, walking on the cemented road passing by the village.