Lake Holon | Tboli, South Cotabato

Postcard from South Cotabato #4
Lake Holon in Tboli, South Cotabato

Lake Holon is one of the popular camping destinations in the Province of South Cotabato. It is the crater of Mt. Melibingoy (Mt. Parker) that stands at 1756 meters above sea level. Lake Holon is 300 hectares wide and has been recognized as the "Cleanest Lake in the Philippines".

Lake Holon in T'boli, South Cotabato

Photo above shows Lake Holon taken last May 19, 2013 at the peak of Mt. Melibingoy (via Tbolok trail) around 7:30 in the morning.

How to get there
  • From Koronadal City to Tboli is about 45 minutes when using public transport (usually via public utility vans, Fare @ P40-50.00/person). 
  • In Poblacion, Tboli, drop by at the Municipal Tourism Office located at the Municipal Plaza for registration. Then tourism staff will help you look for habal-habal (motorcycle) that will take you to Barangay Salacafe (Travel time: 45minutes-1 hour) 
  • Then from Brgy. Salacafe, Lake Holon is about 7 kilometers away, it can be reached through a 3-4 hours trek.
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