If you fancy forested road, mountains clad with pine trees, and pastoral scenery blissfully matched with cool climate, then Mt. Apo Highland Resort now [email protected] Lake Mirror and Hillside in Kapatagan, Digos City is perfect for you. Getting here may feel more of an adventure than you bargained for, but once you reach your dreamy destination, you’d surely agree that it’s really worth taking the trip.

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Kapatagan is nestled in the rolling hills of Digos City in Davao del Sur and is set to become one of the top eco-tourism destinations in the region. The Mt.Apo Highland Resort has two campsites, the lower level is situated in a lake that mirrors the mighty  Mt. Apo, the highest  peak in the Philippines, reason why it earned the moniker – Lake Mirror.

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Adventure seekers can rough it up – you can avail of tents (good for two persons) for a reasonable price or book a room at one of the camp houses.Although day tours are available to Kapatagan, with the cool climate and gorgeous scenery, you will regret if you don’t stay at least overnight. Besides, you won’t run out of things to do here. In fact, Mt.Apo Highland Resort boasts of 25 Things to Do in Kapatagan. You can get on a charming boat and paddle around the calm Lake Mirror.  You can try the zip line and cable car or visit a Bagobo Tribal House. You can also trek Lake Rosario, chase the falls, go fishing or  enjoy the scenery and artworks at Kublai Art Garden and Agong House among others.

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Lake Mirror at Mt. Apo Highland Resort

The second portion of the campsite complex  of the campsite is located on the hilltop of Kapatagan close to the Mt.Apo Highland Civet Farm where you can sip Arabica and civet coffee.

Check Mt.Apo Highland Resort rates here: Mt.Apo Highland Resort 

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How to get to Mt. Apo Highland Resort([email protected] Lake Mirror and Hillside):

Fly to Davao City from major airports in the country. From Davao City, ride a cab or multi-cab to Davao Ecoland Terminal.  Get on a bus bound for Digos City.  From the city, ride a tricycle to old Digos terminal where you can take a van to Camp Sabros  in Kapatagan. Van fare is roughly Php 100.  At Camp Sabros, you can avail of the package tour to Mt.Apo Highland Resort for about Php 400 where you have the option to choose from 25 Things to Do in Kapatagan’s highland resort.

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It was raining heavily at the time of our visit so the lake looks murky.

If you are in a large group, you can avail of the day tour package from Davao Crocodile Park (15-20 persons) for Php 600 per pax.  The van will take you to and fro Mt.Apo Highland Resort.

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