Mount Mayon is renowed to be a “perfect cone” and a perfect tourist spot in the Philippines. Its steep slope makes it amazing to stare especially when the sun rise up. You can see the entire volcano during the day as a stunning beauty of nature that will surely take your breath away. If you are an artist and you want to draw something in your canvas, Mount Mayon is the most “photogenic volcano”.
Mount Mayon is situated in the Province of Albay in Legazpi City. It has a majestic height of 8, 081 feet. The volcano is an active one and has erupted many times in the past hundred years. The most devastating eruption happened on February 1, 1814 that destroys towns and killed 2,200 people.
How get to Mount Mayon:
Unfortunately, Mount Mayon is not available for mountain climbers everyday. There are protocols that must be followed and you must cooperate with the government for safety or specifically cooperate with the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. If the PHIVOLCS allows the climbers, there are guides and tours available in Legazpi City.
Today, Mount Mayon is one the most visited tourist spot in the Philippines and is regularly monitored by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS). PHIVOLCS deploys electronic distance meters (EDMs) and other technologies to monitor its daily activity. For the late months this year 2014, Mount Mayon shows some patterns of eruption but it never erupted. There are safety measures observed in Mount Mayon today.
This is to ensure you that we are fully prepared for any circumstances and predictions to avoid more casualties from previous damage brought by its wrath.
Mount Mayon is the most active volcano in the Philippines and holds the longest record of eruption which lasts in 7 days.
Visit Mount Mayon in Legazpi City, Albay and gaze at its amazing beauty.