Skip to main content

Mt. Balagbag - Travel Guide (Budget + Itinerary and Kineso)


Mount Balabag is one of the famous hiking destination near in Manila. It is strategically located in Rodriguez Rizal. Quite near isn't? So there will be no execuses for the team not to take a look and visit this mountain.


This may sound cliche but If you're planning to start your hiking career, this is the best mountain for you. It is an actual fact that this mountain is perfect for a beginner because of its specs, a minor climb with difficulty of 3 over 9. But hey, remember this, It maybe easy for us but may be hard for you (vice versa). All I wanted to say is, never underestimate a mountain. Always have a preparation before the climb proper.



MT. BALAGBAG SUGGESTED ITINERARY

DAY 1

11:00am
Farmers Cubao
11:00am to 1:00pm
Bus from Cubao to Tungko
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Jeep from tungko to Licao-licao
2:00pm to 2:20pm
Tricycle from Licao-licao to Brgy. Registration
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Trek to Summit
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Setting up tents and prepare for sunset watching Best time for photo ops (Golden hour)
6:30pm
Dinner and Socials

DAY 2

5:00am
Wake up call
5:30am to 7:00am
Sunrise watching and breakfast - Best time for photo ops (Golden hour)
7:00am to 9:00am
Descend to Brgy. for logging out
9:00am to 9:20am
Tricycle from Brgy. to Licao-licao
9:20am to 10:00am
Wash up (Comfort rooms are available)
10:00am to 11:00am
Jeep from Licao-licao to tungko
11:00am to 1:00pm
Bus from tungko to Cubao


Our camping site. 

THINGS TO BRING
Extra clothes
(Weather Appropriate)
Plenty of water (2-3L)
Packed dinner and Breakfast
Flash light or Head lamp
Trail Foods
(Nuts, Chocolate and Jellyace)
Powerbank
Cellphones or Camera
Slippers or Sandals
Garbage Bag
(Practice Leave no Trace Principle)
Toiletries
Sun and Rain Protection
Camping tents and Sleeping Bag (If not available, there are tent rentals in the registration area)
First Aid Kit (per group)

My foldable and reusable water bottle. 

Commuting Guide and Expenses:
From Cubao, Take a bus bound to Tungko
Fare: Php 55
From Tungko, Ride a jeep going to Licao-licao
Fare: Php 29

From Licao licao, You may take a tricycle from to Registration site
Php 5 for the environmental fee. /
Fare: Php 30/head (Atleast 3pax)

Registration Fee
1st Reg fee: Php 10 - 2nd Reg Fee: Php 80 (Overnight)

Shower Fee
Php 30
Tent Rental
Php 300 (Good for 3 pax)

Click the picture for my for my short story & life lesson. 

Comments

  1. San po banda yung campsite nyo parang tago HAHAHA baka naman po pwede makahingi ng tips kung saan.Gusto ko po sana magpunta kasama ang tropa ganda ng campsite nyo.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

A bulacan hidden-gem - San Rafael River Adventure

San Rafael River Adventure Resort is one of the best and must visit resort in Bulacan.







Actually, I can't think of any other resort in Bulacan area that can compete with the accomodation and activities that you will get and experience inside the San Rafael River Adventure. So, I might place it in my number 1 spot for a must visit resort in Bulacan.






Inside San Rafel River Adventure, you can experience a lot and different water adventures like: Boating, Jet Skiing, Kayaking, Paddle Boarding, Banana Boating, Wake Boarding and Fishing while you're in the Kubo raft.







You dont have to go to other or different resort just to experience each activity mentioned above. In San Rafael River Adventure, they offer all lof them. A water and land adventure that will surely make your visit a good to best and memorable one.






Going back to the accomodation, We tried their "Stilts Glass-Cabin". It's really one of the first accomodation of its kind  here in our country, Philippines.







Wel…

A pool and Beach Resort in Calatagan, Batangas - Aquaria Waterpark

Looking for a place to spend your weekend? Here's one of the best beachfront resort in Calatagan, Batangas - Aquaria Waterpark Resort





Lets all turn our weekend into a splashin good time and have a daunting fun at the pool or beach. Yes, a 2 in 1 getaway perfect for family or barkda gatherings.





It is managed by Fuego Hotels and Properties and developed by landi Pacific Corporation. Aquaria Waterpark is mainly designed for families, friends, beach-lovin byaheros like us who wants to have a quick and satisfying break mixed with entertaining and amusing water adventure.



Whats inside the Aquaria Waterpark Resort?
Beach and cove pool Cabanas - My most-liked place or spot to relax inside the Aquaria Waterpark. These beautifully design cabanas will surely give you a relaxing break at the beach side of the resort. It is also a good spot while waiting for a mesmerizing and jaw-dropping sunset in the resort.








Video here: Click here

3-Storey Giant Slide - Feel the rush and a nerve-racking exci…

One of the best Resort in Batangas - Shercon Resort and Ecology Park

Located in the Highlands of Lipa Batangas, Just a 2-3 hours from Manila, A resort with Panoramic and Alluring view of Taal Lake, The Shercon Resort and Ecology Park is really the best for family, couple or barkada getaway you can have.




It is rich and bounded by green stunning forest and superb facilities and excellent resort amenities. Shercon Resort Ecology Park is genuinely perfect for all occasions ​from Weddings, Social Events, Corporate functions, Meetings, Teambuilding and Parties.




Shercon Resort Amenities
SWIMMING POOLS: