MOUNT HAPUNANG BANOI

Mount Hapunang Banoi has bamboo groves, rocky trails, and a rocky ridge of sharp limestone but the view is breathtaking.

Mount Pamitinan and Wawa Dam are perfect side-trips.

ITINERARY:

02:00AM - Meet up at Jollibee, Farmers Mall in Cubao
02:30AM - Ride FX going to Rodriguez
03:30AM - Arrival at Rodiguez. Ride a tricycle going to Brgy. Wawa
04:00AM - Arrival at Brgy. Wawa, register, and secure guides
04:30AM - Start trek to Hapunang Banoi
05:30AM - Buwis buhay pose
06:30AM - Picture taking at the famous cliff, rock formation, and sea of clouds
07:00AM - Go to Hapunang Banoi summit
07:30AM - Hapunang Banoi summit and picture taking
08:30AM - Descend to junction
09:30AM - Breakfast at the junction
10:30AM - Ascend to Mount Pamitinan
11:30AM - Picture taking at the famous rock formation
12:00AM - Ascend to Mount Pamitinan summit
12:30PM - Mount Pamitinan summit, rappel, and lunch
01:30PM - Descend
03:30PM - Arrival at the jump-off and proceed to Wawa Dam
05:30PM - Back to the registration and tidy up
06:30PM - Ride jeep to Rodriguez
07:00PM - Ride FX going to Manila
08:00PM - Back in Manila

THINGS TO BRING:

- 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

EXPENSES:

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

- P50 (E) - FX (Cubao to Rodriguez)
- P20 (E)- Tricycle going to Brgy. Wawa
- P50 (E)- DENR Registration fee
- P500 (D) - Per guide and per mountain (1 guide per 5 persons)
- P150 (D) - Cottage for Wawa Dam
- P8 (E) - Jeep going to FX terminal
- P50 (E) - Rodriguez to Cubao

CONTACT:

Tour Guide: Alex - 09478677369

PHOTOS:

1. Sunrise


2. Enjoying the trek


3. Buwis Buhay Pose




4. Famous cliff and rock formation



5. Hapunang Banoi summit


6. Mount Pamitinan rock formation


7. Rappel



8. Mount Pamitinan summit


9. Wawa Dam



Updated: July 17, 2017