Nueva Ecija Mt. 387 & Aloha Falls Minor Day Hike with Transfers from Manila | Beginner-Friendly
Immerse in the natural beauty of Nueva Ecija with this day hike to Mt. 387's summit (also called Mt Batong Amat) and a visit to the Aloha Falls. The trail leading to the peak is considered an easy climb, perfect for beginners and first-time hikers. This package already covers your transportation from Manila, all necessary fees, a 4x4 truck ride, and a personalized souvenir bag tag.
A designated driver will fetch you from your accommodation or your chosen pick-up point within Metro Manila or Cavite (1 pickup point only) in the late evening to ensure that you get to the jump-off point around sunrise. When you arrive at Nueva Ecija, you will also have enough time to eat an early breakfast. Make sure to pack your own meals, however, as food is not included in the package. When you're done, you will then head over to the registration site for a quick session on the safety precautions you need to follow during the climb.
Afterward, you will begin the ascent to the peak of Mt. 387, which is also known among locals as Mt. Batong Amat. The start of the trail is covered with verdant trees that provide fresh air as you hike. As you progress, the trees become more scarce and start giving way to lush plants and grass covering the mountain. When you finally arrive at the summit, you will find yourself overlooking nearby rolling hills also covered in tall grass. If you come here in the summer, the grass turns a shade of brown due to the heat, making these hills resemble the famous Chocolate Hills in Bohol province.
You can also take the time to rest here while admiring the view of the hills and the Caraballo Mountain range. Don't hesitate to bring out your camera as well to capture the panoramic scenes around you. From the summit, you will now make your way to the Aloha Falls but will first make a side trip to the Lovers' Tree, a lone tree by the peak. Here, you will have another chance to rest and take a couple of photos before continuing onto the falls.
Along the way to the cascade, you will pass by a bamboo forest as well. When you make your way through the forest, you will eventually reach the towering Aloha Falls. Feel free to take off your hiking shoes and go for a swim in the cool, running water as you relax here. You can also sit on the nearby rocks to have lunch after your refreshing dip.
Afterward, you will hop inside a 4x4 truck that will take you back to the jump-off point. Back at the registration site, you may also wash up and change before your driver transports you back to your pick-up point in Metro Manila or Cavite City.
Travel through the great outdoors of Nueva Ecija by booking this day hike tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
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Tour Information: This private tour is available daily. We highly advise that hikers wear comfortable hiking shoes or sandals. If you don't have hiking shoes, running shoes will do but please avoid wearing slippers. Trekking pants and shorts, leggings, or jogging pants for the bottom garment. Avoid denim pants or skinny jeans as they might restrict your movement. Use a dry-fit shirt or rash guard and avoid wearing cotton shirts. Guests may opt to bring a cap, arm sleeves, or head buff to help protect from sunburn and a pair of gloves to be used in climbing up the rock formation: ordinary, gym, garden gloves will do- this is available at the jump-off point for 50php per pair.
Meet-up Information: Guide to the Philippines will send tour reminders at least (1) day before the tour date through your registered email address. Make sure to have the electronic copy of your confirmed tour voucher ready. On the day of the tour, your assigned Tour Guide will meet you within Cavite or NCR at least thirty (30) minutes prior to start of the tour. Strictly no latecomers or tour reservation might be forfeited. To arrange for a private hotel pick-up and drop-off, please email email@example.com. Additional transportation fees apply.
Tour Proper: Please be reminded also to dress appropriately. Be mindful of your personal belongings during the tour.
Children Friendly: Yes! Prepare his or her medical certificate (fit to climb)
Pet Friendly: No. Please understand that the establishment does not allow pets inside.
Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: There may be a medium to extreme activity so we suggest to consult with your physician before proceeding with your booking and secure a medical certificate (Fit to climb)
Cancellation Policy: The operator may cancel the activity in case of force majeure or unforeseen circumstances like weather conditions. In this case, you will be given the option to reschedule or request a full refund. Schedule cancellation requests must be made 48 hours before your original subject to approval. No shows are not entitled to reschedule and refund.