Mount Pulag, Philippines

When is the trip?

It is from 3 January (late in the evening) to 9 January 2018 (6D 6N). We will be meeting at Changi Airport on 3 January at 1930 and arrive back in Singapore at around 0300 on 10 January.

Where and what is Mount Pulag?

Mount Pulag is the highest mountain in the Island of Luzon, at 2,922 meters above sea level. This beautiful mountain lies between the provinces of Benguet, Ifugao, and Nueva Vizcaya.

FUN FACT! Mt. Pulag is named after the local term called Pul-ag, which means bald.

What are some of the places we are visiting?

Aside from climbing the majestic Mount Pulag, we will be visiting the following places:

  1. Strawberry Farm
  2. Banga-an Rice Terraces
  3. Bomod-ok falls
  4. Cave Connection Adventure (Sumaguing Cave)
  5. Kiltepan Viewpoint
  6. Manila City

What is the difficulty of this trek?

The 1-day Pulag climb is rated a 2/5. It is a trek through forests on a gradual incline (8km total to summit). Conditioning is important so please do try to ensure you are physically fit* in order not to make this climb a 5/5 difficulty rating for yourself and your fellow trek-mates. As January is frost season, the temperature can drop to as low as 2 degrees Celsius. Don’t underestimate the cold. If you get cold easily, ensure that you are well protected and you won’t have a hard time embarking on this trek! 🙂

*exercise at least twice a week (at least 30 min each exercise session) 2 weeks prior to the trip

How much is this trip? What does it include?

The price for non-Rovers members is $720 SGD. Members are entitled to 5% discount ($684) to all Rovers trek, capped at a maximum of $50 per trip.

Trip fees cover visa, airfare, accommodations, trekking guides & permits, meals during the trek, transports and tours. Food before and after the trek, shopping costs and personal medication will be borne by participants themselves.

What is the brief itinerary?

Date

Highlight of Activities

03/01/18
(Day 0)

Flight from Singapore to Manila

04/01/18
(Day 1)

Travel to Baguio + visit Ambuklao Dam, Jang Jang Hanging Bridge and Daclan Sulfur Spring

05/01/18
(Day 2)

Mount Pulag Trek + visit Baguio Night Market

06/01/18
(Day 3)

Strawberry Farm + Session Road + travel to Sagada

07/01/18
(Day 4)

Sunrise viewing at Kiltepan Tower + Banga-an Rice Terraces + Cave Connection Adventure

08/01/18
(Day 5)

Marlboro Hills + Blue Soil Hills + Lake Danum

09/01/18
(Day 6)

Manila

10/01/18
(Night 6)

Arrival in Singapore

Where will we spend the nights?

We will be staying in spending our nights in homestay inns and rented houses – a good local experience! There will be 2 nights where we will have overnight transport when we are traveling from one city to the next.

Will there be a local guide?

Yes, there will be English speaking trek guides from the trek agency.

How many participants will be on this trek?

We are accepting 17 participants for this trek. Slots are limited, so sign up NOW here! Please read our terms and conditions here

How is this trek different from the others?

Mount Pulag trek offers views that rival tougher ones as we will be reaching similar altitudes while using significantly less effort. Why is it easier, you may ask? That’s because we are starting at higher ground (~2000m)! Also, this trek offers accepts a higher number of participants. So if you are in for spectacular sceneries or simply forging new friendships, this is the trek for you!

How do I find out more information?

Contact us at roversphilippinestrek17@gmail.com for any queries 🙂

Brought to you by:

Kai Yun

Kai Yun

Chee Seng

Chee Seng

Samantha

Samantha

Shuen

Shuen

Mohan

Mohan