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It's More Fun in the Philippines, No.1 for Fun!




 

Planning a trip? Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part of planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into unfamiliar places, people, and culture are paramount.

Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.

It offers awesome tourist attractions, magnificent beaches, hot spring resorts, colorful festivals, hundreds of scenic spots and world-class hotels and facilities. Not to mention the tropical climate, the affordable prices as well as the friendly and hospitable, English-speaking people! You will be glad you came, and we’re sure, you WILL come back for more FUN in the Philippines!

 

Alto Peak

 

Photo from: https://dakilanglaagan.wordpress.com/2017/07/07/alto-peak-thoughts-on-underestimating-a-mountain/

 

Also known as Alto Peak, Mt. Amindiwin (or Aminduen to locals) stands 1332 MASL at Barangay Cabintan in Ormoc, Leyte. The highest in Eastern Visayas, the Mt. Amindiwin traverse is a refreshing trek through moderately sloped and sometimes flat terrain before the steep ascent to the summit from its foot. A challenge from the usual dayhike itinerary is the inclusion of a traverse to and via Lake Janagdan (1120 MASL). The lake is one of the three Ormoc water bodies frequented by tourists. The others being the bigger Lake Danao (700 MASL) and the less known Lake Kasudsuran (820 MASL).  Read More:  http://greedypeg.org/leyte/Alto-Peak.htmlUpload Files

 

Photo from:  http://emieyley.blogspot.com/2011/10/alto-peak-mt-mindieun.html

 

Alto Peak is the highest peak not only in the Province of Leyte but in the whole Eastern Visayas Region. It has a towering height of 1332 Meters Above Sea Level and considered as one of the hiking destination that many outdoor enthusiast admire today.

It’s always a great idea to look forward for a new friend with the same passion as yours. Another adventure has set off in Leyte, to reached the highest point of Eastern Visayas.  Read More:  http://greedypeg.org/leyte/Alto-Peak.html

 

Photo from:  https://ineedtoreminisce.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/the-colossal-alto-peak-and-the-guitar-shaped-lake-of-eastern-visayas/

 

On May 5-9, 2017, I was invited by Pocholo Franco, the VP of Tourism council in Ormoc City to explore the hidden gems of Ormoc City. I was on the impression that these are only water escapes. When he sent to me the itineraries, my adventurous spirit was surprised because it was more on mountain climbing/trekking. There are two peaks that I need to conquer with his proposal and those are the Sulpatara Peak and Mt. Aminduen also known as Alto Peak. This peak is known as the tower of the East since it is highest peak not only in the Province of Leyte but in the whole Eastern Visayas Region. This would be my first time scaling a peak with an impressive elevation of 1332 MASL.

During the mid portion of the trail, there was a sulfur mountain standing around 80 degrees of cliff and it is bounded by these wild strawberries. It seems that the trail going to the camp site was just literally a walk in the park.

As we reached the assault of Alto Peak, the trail is more difficult, with the surrounding filled with slippery roots, steep assaults continuous uphill that elevates to up to 80-90 degree at some point. The terrain’s certainly ain’t getting any easier.  Read More: https://nhagzventures.com/2017/05/10/conquering-the-highest-peak-in-region-8-alto-peak/

 

Photo from:  http://www.traveloutcrop.com/2012/02/

 

More photos can be found at:  http://bisdakbushman.blogspot.com/2015/07/leytes-highest-alto-peak-mount-amindiuen.html

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

The Largest Naval Battle in History Took Place in Leyte

How To Get To Leyte

Popular Places to Visit in Leyte

Colorful Festivals to Watch in Leyte

Having a Fun Time in Leyte

Leyte Photo Gallery

Leyte Video Collection

 

 





 

 

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