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MAC 04 Mt. Apo Summit via Sta. Cruz Traverse Kidapawan Trail 3D2N

Duration : 3 Days 2 Nights

Adventure Description:

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

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,the boulders trail up to the summit which makes the mountain unique compared to other Philippine mountains, grassland trail, camping in Lake Venado, and enjoy the waterfall at the exit point.

Itinerary for this Trek is designed both for advance/experienced trekkers and 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)

9:00am ETA Kapatagan, Buy Pack Lunch and have breakFast

9:30am Depart for Baruring

10:00am ETA Baruring (1,141 MASL) Start Trekking

10:30pm ETA Colan

11:30am ETA Tumpis

Lunch On the Trail

3:00PM ETA Tinikaran camp1

3:45pm Pitch tent, dinner

08:00pm Lights Off

Day 2

03:00am Wake Up Call

03:10am Prepare breakfast/packed lunch and fetch water

4:00am Ascend Summit via Boulders ,Mini Rock Tower, Gabroq E-Camp ,

Botoy”s Ridge or 87 degrees)

11:00AM ETA Summit(Center Peak , 2,964Masl)

Have Lunch

1:00PM Descend TO Lake Venado

4:00PM ETA Lake Venado 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 discend to Tausuvan Water Falls via Bobong trail.

10:00am ETA Bobong Camp

Early Lunch

11:00 am Resume trekking

12:00NN Eta Kanipisan

1:00 PM ETA Anus Resting Place

3:00 PM ETA Tausuvan Water Falls

Enjoy the water Falls

4:00PM ETD for Davao City

8:00pm ETA Davao

Package Cost

Sigle Pax: P 18,000.00

2 Pax: P 13,000.00/head

3 Pax: P 12,500.00

4-5 Pax: P 12,000.00

6-7 Pax: 11,500.00

8-12 Pax: 10,500.00

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)


*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
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: