Mount Apo

Mount Apo is a large solfataric potentially active stratovolcano on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines.Mt. Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines and Southeast Asia's second highest. Known to the natives as kingdom of the mountain god, Apo Sandawa. It is the highest mountain in the country and overlooks Davao City-40km northeast, Digos City-25km southeast, and Kidapawan City-20km west Its name means "master" or "grandfather" Mount Apo , active volcano, 9,690 ft (2,953 m) high, on S Mindanao island, the Philippines. It is the highest peak of the islands. Mt. Apo has a snowcapped appearance but is actually covered with white sulfur.

Mount Apo is one of the most popular climbing destinations in the Philippines, is said that the best time to travel or climb Mt. Apo would be on a morning and the best month to climb would be the months of summer before Holy week. To Avoid being crowded take a cab on your way to Ecoland Bus Terminal and find Digos bound bus . An average hike requires 3-4 four days. Various sights include Lake Venado, one of the highest lakes in the Philippines, and the old crater of Mt. Apo near its summit