Mt. Palay-Palay National Park is the largest area of lowland forest closest to Manila, as well as the only remaining forest in Cavite. The park hosts several interesting forest-dwelling birds and raptors such as kites and the endemic Philippine Falconet.
It is also possible to do roadside bird watching in and around Mt. Palay-Palay,or take a walk inside the trails to get to see the more silent skulkers.Birdwatching is ideal all year round. There are no fees to access Mt. Palay-Palay.
How to get there: From Manila pass Cavitex. Exit Kawit. Take Centennial road, EPZA diversion road, Anterio Soriano hi-way. Turn left to P. Poblete St. straight to Naic – Ternate road.
Estimated Travel Time: 1 ½ hours to 2 hours from Manila.