Tips and Itinerary | Mt. Pulag hike

November 04, 2015

Climbing Mount Pulag, the 3rd highest mountain in the Philippines should be planned as if you’re climbing the world’s highest mountain. To help you out here’s where we got the package, itinerary and some tips.

We were 13 in the group who joined the trip. My boss availed the package at HideOut Travels and Tours for P 3,250 each. You can avail a Joiner package for as low as

DISCLAIMER:

The blogger is not associated nor share profit with the travel agency. This is just to provide information for those people who are planning to visit the place.

Travel Agency: HideOut Travels and Tours (Joiners/Group package). You can search other travel agency on Facebook for price comparison. 

You can contact the travel crew at these numbers:

Dannish – 09166125934
Louie – 09059572838

INCLUSIONS:

  • Private Van from Manila – Baguio – Manila
  • Round-trip Chartered Jeepney Baguio-Mt. Pulag
  • Local tour guides and porter
  • Meals (Day 1: Dinner and Day 2: Breakfast)
  • Registration fees, Guide fees and Environmental fees
  • Certificate of Conquest
  • Mt. Pulag Survival Shirt

You can check my MOUNT PULAG hike here.

DENR Office

When: 

  • Best months to hike are March to May
  • Rainy hike are June to October
  • Coldest months are November to February

 

All climbers are now required to present Medical Certificate.


ITINERARY

Time Activity
Day 0
12:00 AM Departure to Baguio City

Day 1

4:30 AM

Arrival in Baguio

6:00 AM

Chartered jeepney to Ambangeg

7:30 AM

Breakfast
10:00 AM

Arrival at Visitors’ Center for Registration and Orientation

11:30 AM

Departure to Ranger Station

12:30 PM

Arrival at the Ranger Station

12:45 PM

Arrival at Home-stay

1:30 PM

Lunch
3:00 PM

Bath and Nap Time

6:00 PM Dinner
11:00 PM Prepare for Trek
Day 2

1:00 AM

Start trek to summit for sunrise

4:45 AM

Arrival at summit
7:00 AM

Descent from summit

9:00 AM

Back at Camp 2

10:30 AM

Back to Rented House
11:00 AM

Brunch

12:30 PM

Bath and Pack Up

2:30 PM

Departure to Baguio City

5:00 PM

Arrival at Baguio and Dinner

9:00 PM

Departure to Manila

2:00 AM

Arrival in Manila

Where to eat if not camping: 

  • Luzon’s Highest Peak Store

where to eat in pulag

What to wear:

Clothes that will make you warm but not bulky

  • Dry fit long-sleeves
  • Jackets / Sweater / Hoodie
  • Fleece
  • Windbreaker
  • Leggings / Jogging pants / Compression Pants
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Thick Dry fit Socks

What to Bring:

  • 4L Water  (You can drink the running water along the trail.)
  • Snacks
  • Headlight
  • Poncho or Rain Coat

headlight

Tip: It’s better to put it around your neck than on your head.

If staying at the campsite:

  • Tent
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Portable Camping Stove


camp 2 via ambangeg trail

Camp 2

Other Expenses:

  • Food – P 500

I hope this will help you plan your trip to Mt. Pulag. You can post your question in the comment section below.

Mount Pulag Summit

Yours truly at the summit

Happy hiking!

  • Cath

    What’s the steepness fr Camp2 to Peak ? What’s your fitness prep for this hike. Appreciate your sharing. Thx.

    • It’s kinda steep that you need to hold unto something. Running, stretching and squats. Just wear the trail proper shoes.

  • newbie hiker

    Very helpful tips!