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MAC 06 Mt.Apo Summit via Sta. Cruz Trail Backtrack 3D2N

Duration : 3 days 2 Nights

Adventure Description:

A trek to the summit of Mt. Apo via the East side with an elevation gain of approximately 2,000 MASL and a distance of 13.7Km from Trailhead.

The trail on this adventure activity features a farm trail of the Bagobo Tribe(Indigenous People ) living in the foot hill of the mountain, followed by a lush jungle trail rich in Flora and Fauna and the last part is the boulders trail up to the summit which makes the mountain unique compared to other Philippine mountains.

Itinerary for this Trek is designed for beginner/average who likes to take it easy and enjoy every step of the trek.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
5:00 AM Meet at Your Hotel
5:15 am ETA for Jump off point at Sitio Baruring via Digos-Kapatagan Road (Van/Bus and Truck/Motorcycle)

7:10am ETA Kapatagan, Buy Pack Lunch and have breakFast
7:30am Depart for Baruring
8:00am ETA Baruring (1,141 MASL) Start Trekking
8:30pm ETA Colan
9:00am ETA Tumpis
Lunch On the Trail
3:00PM ETA Tinikaran camp2
3:45pm Pitch tent, dinner
08:00pm Lights Off

Day 2
03:00am Wake Up Call
3:15am Have some Hot drinks
3:30am Ascend Summit via Boulders ,Mini Rock Tower, Gabroq E-Camp ,
Botoy”s Ridge or 87 degrees)

5:00AM ETA Entrance to the Boulders

5:30 AM ETA Boulders Breakfast area

Breakfast and enjoy Sunrise

7:00AM Continue Ascending to Summit
11:00AM ETA Summit(Center Peak , 2,964Masl)
Have Lunch

12:30PM Descend back to camp site

4:00PM ETA Camps Site
6:30PM dinner
08:00pm Lights Off
Day 3
05:am Wake Up Call
06:00am Prepare breakfast/packed lunch and fetch water
07:30am Break camp and back to Tumpis.
010:00am ETA Tumpis
11:00am ETA Baruring
12:00NN ETA Kapatagan have lunch
3:00pm ETA Davao.

Package Cost

Sigle Pax: P 11,000.00

2 Pax: P 7,000.00/head

3 Pax: P 6,500.00

4-5 Pax: P 6,200.00

6-7 Pax: P 6,000.00

8-12 Pax: P 5,500.00

Package Inclusion:

• Permit to Climb

* Exit Fee
• Climb Certificate
• Guide Fee (1Guide Every 5 Guests)
· Camping Equipment (Tent, Sleeping Bag, Trekking Pole, Mess Kit and Stove with fuel)

* Transportation from Davao City to Trailhead and Exit Point to Davao City 

             * 2-5 Guests (Public Transport and Motorcycle)  * 6 Guests and Up  (Private Vehicle)
• Meals for the duration of the Climb (dinner on the 1st Day Up to Lunch on Day 3)
• Porter Fee for the Food and Staff in the Package

* 1 Night Hotel accommodation in Davao City

• Mt. Apo souvenir T-Shirt

*Documentation Photos on Soft Copy Available if the Author is your Guide)

Reminders:

*Pick-up area and Drop -off Point  : Your Hotel/Accommodation in Davao City

* If You hire 1 personal porter to carry your personal things additional P 2,500.00 for the whole duration of the climb.

* Please be reminded to do some jogging and stretching at least 30 minutes a day 2 weeks
before the climb to be fit
* Pls be informed that the temperature could drop to 1 degrees so kindly prepare appropriate layering ( Fleece and Jacket)
that could withstand to that temperature to get warm.
*Kindly bring rain coat or poncho since it might rain within the day of our climb, hopefully well
have a good weather.
• And dont forget to bring trail food for you to nibble while Trekking

* Also please Bring the following:
1. Bonnet /head gear
2.Raincoat/poncho
3.personal Meds
4.gloves for trekking( construction gloves with rubber coating is recommended)
5. Flashlight/torch
6.Toiletries.
7. Trail Foods( Chocolate, biscuits and etc)
8. Water Bottle (at least 1 Liter)