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MAC 07 Mt.Apo Summit Via Sta. Cruz Trail Back Track 2D1N

Duration: 2 Days 1 Night

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 advance/experienced trekkers who can endure long trekking hours.

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
06:30pm Lights Off

Day 2
12:30am Wake Up Call

12:45am Have some Hot Drinks and Light Breakfast
1:00am Ascend Summit via Boulders ,Mini Rock Tower, Gabroq E-Camp ,
Botoy”s Ridge or 87 degrees)

2:00 AM ETA Entrance to the Boulders
4:30AM ETA OLD Crater

5:30AM ETA Summit(Davao Side , 2,934Masl)
Enjoy Sunrise

6:30AM ETA Summit(Center Peak , 2,964Masl)
Enjoy Sunrise and have some Break Fast (Sandwich and Hot Drinks)

7:00AM Descend back to camp site

11:00AM ETA Camps Site

Lunch Time and short Siesta

1:00Pm Break camp and descend back to Tumpis.
3:00Pm ETA Tumpis
4:00pm ETA Baruring
5:PM ETA Kapatagan
8:00pm ETA Davao.

Package Cost

Sigle Pax: P 17,500.00

2 Pax: P 11,500.00/head

3 Pax: P 11,000.00/head

4-5 Pax: P 10,000.00/head

6-7 Pax: 9,500.00/head

8-12 Pax: 8,500.00

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 (Private Vehicle)

• Meals for the duration of the Climb (dinner on the 1st Day Up to Lunch on Day 2)
• Porter Fee for the Food and Staff in the Package

* 1 Night Hotel accommodation in Davao City

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


*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 3,000.00 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
3.personal Meds
4.gloves for trekking( construction gloves with rubber coating is recommended)
5. Flashlight/torch
7. Trail Foods( Chocolate, biscuits and etc)
8. Water Bottle (at least 1 Liter)

Trail Map: