Kevin del Prado

Kevin is currently working as a Business Analyst. Interests also include traveling, watching movies, outdoor activities, and photography. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering.


  1. Indrani
    September 16, 2017 @ 6:09 pm

    Good break up of the itinerary. It sure helps when you visit for the second time, you are well prepared.
    The climb took very less time and another trip there you end up setting records. 🙂


  2. Red Nomad OZ (Marion Halliday)
    September 19, 2017 @ 5:52 am

    I’ve never hiked at night before – but it must be SO worth it for the sunrise! How far is it to the top of Mt Batolusong? I know it only took you 2 1/2 hours, but maybe a slow hiker like me would need extra time!


    • Kevin del Prado
      September 19, 2017 @ 7:57 am

      I am a seasonal hiker. Beginners can actually climb Mt. Batolusong the same amount of time that it took me to reach 645 MASL.


  3. Anna @ shenANNAgans
    September 19, 2017 @ 1:18 pm

    I’m falling in love with hiking, never really done that much of it in the past, but I’m finding its a real thing for me to do. Hiking at night sounds pretty hard core though. Mt Batolusong looks amazing, I love your images too. Thank you for sharing.


  4. Divyakshi Gupta
    September 19, 2017 @ 6:17 pm

    Your pictures are so mesmerising! Is it the edit or the magic of the trek! 🙂 Love the tones! Thanks for sharing precious tips and info about the trek. Felt I was hiking with you when you described the walk in the dark and the first ray of sun!


  5. Johann
    September 19, 2017 @ 7:10 pm

    Thanks for sharing this excellent guide to Mt. Batolusong. The views are quite fascinating from up there. Great for a group outing. Nice to read about mountains in the Philippines from the usual beaches I have read about most often.


  6. Karla
    September 19, 2017 @ 10:26 pm

    We hiked this too hoping for the sea of clouds. Unfortunately we didnt catch it but loved the hike nonetheless


  7. Holly
    September 20, 2017 @ 9:10 am

    Looks like a great hike. Really pretty. Would never think to do this there.


  8. Megan Jerrard
    September 20, 2017 @ 12:44 pm

    Mt. Batolusong looks beautiful – the landscape is stunning in your photos – very windswept! 2am is an early morning though, wow! But what an experience to be among the grassland slopes known of the Mapatag Plateau. It looks magical, as if from a fairytale book.

    Thanks for sharing your experience, photos and suggestions of itinerary 🙂


  9. Janine Thomas
    September 20, 2017 @ 10:48 pm

    This sounds like it was an incredible hike. Leaving in the dark must have been quite challenging, I love the idea of the trail to Kay-Ibon to see the falls . I would really enjoy that!

    Thanks for the great photos and sharing this.


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  11. Kenneth Medrano
    November 23, 2017 @ 8:51 am

    Hello, Good day! How can we rent a van po papunta sa bundok? 🙂


    • Kenneth Medrano
      November 23, 2017 @ 8:52 am

      Thank you in advance 🙂


    • Kevin del Prado
      November 24, 2017 @ 7:23 pm

      Hi Kenneth,

      I think I have replied to you already via email.


      • Gb Paleracio
        January 9, 2018 @ 10:35 am

        Sir Kenneth, can you help me with van rental? mga ilang tao kakasya sa van?


        • Kevin del Prado
          January 9, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

          Hi GB!

          I know someone who arranges tour in Mt. Batolusong. You can contact him. Jeno Panganiban, 09171540424. I think nasa 3500 yung van that can accommodate about 12 pax.


  12. Katherine Poblete
    November 26, 2017 @ 8:46 am

    Hello Kevin. Thanks for sharing! Can I ask for the conract number for van rental? Thanks!


    • Kevin del Prado
      November 29, 2017 @ 3:36 pm

      Hello Katherine! You may contact Jeno Panganiban through 09171540424.


  13. VINCE
    January 4, 2018 @ 10:04 pm

    Question? Do you have a contact for a tour guide + van rental?


    • Kevin del Prado
      January 5, 2018 @ 5:58 am

      Hi Vince!

      I think I have replied to your inquiry on Facebook. Just let me know if you have additional questions.


  14. Kim rodriguez
    January 14, 2018 @ 10:52 pm

    Hello pwdeng makuha yung contact number ng tour guide ☺ Thank you.


    • Kevin del Prado
      January 16, 2018 @ 9:41 pm

      Hi! I don’t have a contact for the tour guide, however, you can easily get one in the registration area.


  15. John Carlo Cielo
    January 21, 2018 @ 1:15 am

    Good day, sir! Pwede ko po bang malamang kung pwede maghike dun anytime of the day? Like pag pumunta po ba kami dun ng 5am may mag aaccommodate sa amin?


    • Kevin del Prado
      January 21, 2018 @ 9:16 pm

      Hello! Yes it’s possible. We actually did sunrise hike. We started around 4 am.


  16. danica
    February 12, 2018 @ 8:18 pm

    Hi kuya kevin ask ko lng kung may jeeps or van ba sa cubao pa cogeo around 1-2am? And from cogeo to brgy sampaloc around mga 3-4am?


    • Kevin del Prado
      February 12, 2018 @ 9:12 pm

      Hello Danica,

      Yes from Cubao to Cogeo. Not sure for Cogeo to Sampaloc. As far as I can remember 5am ang first trip ng jeepneys dun.


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