Mount Samat is located in the historic town of Pilar, Bataan. It is 17 kilometers away from Balanga, 27 kilometers away from Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar, and a good 10-50 kilometers away from other tourist attractions.
What type of volcano is Mount Samat?
Mount Samat in Batanes is an extinct volcano.
Why is it an important landmark for the people in Bataan?
It’s because of its historical significance. A historical shrine called the Mount Samat National Shrine was erected in the foot of the mountain as a way to reminisce the struggles of the heroic Filipinos during World War II’s Bataan Death March.
What is the base elevation of Mount Samat?
Mount Samat has an elevation of 545 meters.
What should I wear to Mount Samat?
When climbing Mount Samat, you should wear proper hiking attire such as compression leggings, dri-fit shirts, trekking shoes, cap or bonnet, and many more.