Mount Daraitan has many assaults but the view from the summit is beautiful. You should start early to witness sea of clouds.


04:00AM - Assembly at Jollibee Farmers in Cubao
04:30AM - Departure going to Tanay, Rizal
06:00AM - Arrival at their Barangay Hall and eat breakfast
06:30AM - Go to Barangay Hall, register, and secure guides
07:00AM - Start trek to Mount Daraitan
09:00AM - Early lunch at Campsite
09:30AM - Trek to summit
10:30PM - Arrival at the summit and picture taking
11:30PM - Descend
02:30PM - Arrival at Tinipak River or Cave
05:30PM - Proceed to Barangay Hall via riverside trail
06:30PM - Head back to Manila

PS: If you want to add Tinipak Cave to your Itinerary, You have to start earlier.


- 2 to 3 liters of water
- Lunch
- Trail food
- Trekking shoes or sandals
- Hand gloves
- Headlamp or flashlight
- Sun protection (sunscreen, hat, arm sleeves, sun glass)
- Rain protection
- Extra clothes
- Medicine kit
- Toiletries
- Garbage bag
- Camera
- Power bank
- Pocket money


D - Divided by the number of hike buddies
E - Each person

- P4,500 (D) - Van
- 500 (D) - Guide
- P100 (E) - Registration Fee
- P15 (E) - Tricycle going to Baranggay Hall


1. Jump-off

2. Groto

3. Enjoying the trek

4. Summit

5. 6-year old girl on the summit

6. Tinipak river


Updated: July 17, 2017