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Mt. Batolusong Sea of Clouds: Heaven's Gate in Tanay

Mt. Batolusong is one of a newly discover hiking destination and spurring a spate of local hiker's interest since 2012. Situated in the southern part of the Sierra Madre mountain range in town of Tanay province of Rizal. 

Recomended entry point is either Sitio Kay-ibon, Brgy. Cuyambay, along the Marcos highway or Brgy. San Andres, passing through some interesting rock formations. Either entry going up the Mt. Batolusong summit (Mapatag Plateau) offer a relaxing view of greenery and fresh cool air.

Going up the mountain by traversing through rice fields, wooded areas, and beautiful rock formations. Near the end of the trail is Mapatag plateau at 645 meters above sea level. The Mapatag Plateau is a summit of Mt. Batolusong which is your final hike destination. The plateau is a grassland slope that serves as a scenic viewpoint and a best spot for a campsite. However, if your looking for more exciting hike, then dare to continue up the trail to Susong Dalaga peak at 780 MASL where you can possibly catch a glimpse of Mounts Banahaw and San Cristobal.

Where is Mt. Batolusong?
The sea of clouds or heaven's gate of Tanay si situated in the southern part of the Sierra Madre mountain range in town of Tanay province of Rizal. Point of entry is either in Sitio Kay-ibon of Brgy. Cuyambay or in Brgy. San Andres.

What to do in Mt. Batolusong?
The mountain is a perfect hiking destination for and camp site to witness this beautiful picturesque of the sea of clouds.

What this place came to offer?

Aside from the magnificent grassland and cool fresh air. Mt. Batolusong might offer you an unusual and vivid view of the sea of clouds. However, not all hikers is blessed enough to witness this beautiful picturesque. 

Mt. Batolusong Sea of Clouds and Mapatag Plateau Gallery:

Look at the picture of Mt. Batolusong and be amaze from it's unique beauty. These photo's include the grassland, woodland, trail, and the sea of clouds.



































If you think you love this place, then add Mt. Batolusong to your travel bucket list. Don't forget to share this vivid view of heaven's gate to your friend. They love it too! Oh one more thing, you also need to bring the following stuff for your comfortable ascent to the mountain.

Things to bring
Clothes good enough for the trip (for changing after the hike)
A good pair of trekking shoes
Rain and Sun Protection (Sun block, shades, rain coat etc.)
Head Light
Water or dehydration fluids
Snack/ Trail Food
Lunch
Trekking Pole
Toiletries (tissue, wet wipes, tooth brush etc.)
Camera
Personal medications
Slippers 

Sangab Cave and Underground River, Tanay Rizal

The Tanay town is one of the ideal getaway to mingle with nature. For it's proximity to metrocity, Tanay is a best Tagaytay alternative especially during weekend. Like in Tagaytay, it also posses a refreshing mountain scenery, and cooler climate. And Sangab Cave is only one among many tourist destination in Tanay.

Situated at Brgy. Sta. Ines in the town of Tanay, province of Rizal, just near the road. What makes this cave a unique among other is the entrance submerge under water. Perfect hide out during zombie apocalyse in the Philippines. Ok, enough for the zombie thing.

Sangab Cave posses a centuries old stalagmite and stalactite formation and underground river! Water is clear and cold, perfect for a swim. Aside from some water activity this place also perfect for a camping. You can set a tent adjacent to the cave. This place is also a rich biodiversity of wild animals, insects, birds, and plants, so it's a wise choice to bring something that can protect you from harm especially at night. 

During the night, the place was really peaceful and the weather is really cold. In the morning a happily chirping birds will wake you and the beautiful streak of fog hovered across the valley will greet you. 

Sangab Cave and Base Camp at San Address:










Sangab Cave and Underground River Gallery:


















Photo Taken Inside the Sangab Cave:

















Base on the beautiful photo of Sangab Cave and lush greenery, what can you say about this place. Write your comment below and don't forget to share this Tanay wonder with your friends.