Explore the picturesque Benguet countryside by joining this Mt. Ulap Traverse private day hike tour from Manila. This guided tour will take you through the scenic ridges of the Cordilleras. Mt. Ulap boasts pine groves, rolling grasslands, stunning rock formations, and the region’s signature chilly weather.
Rated as an easy to moderate hike, Mt. Ulap Traverse is a fantastic opportunity to experience the best of what the Benguet mountains have to offer in one day. Standing at 1,846 meters above sea level, you can reach the Mt. Ulap summit in two to three hours at average pace. This is why the mountain is popular among travelers seeking a leisurely day hike.
Your tour will start once you are picked up from Metro Manila and brought to Brgy. Ampucao, in Itogon where you will begin your trek. The Mt. Ulap Eco-Trail day will take you through several peaks along the Ampucao-Sta. Fe Ridge. One of the highlights of this trail is the towering Gungal Rock, one of the most photographed rock formations in Benguet.
You will be hiking through pine forests, grassy slopes, and rolling hills. You will also come across abandoned sheds built by deer hunters, and ancient burial caves. The trail can be steep in some parts, but the view makes up for it. Feast your eyes on these sceneries, it will take away the exhaustion you’re feeling throughout the trek.
Not far before the summit, you will reach the Gungal Rock. This rock formation sits on a cliff and will reward you with a stunning vista of the surrounding hills. You can have a photo taken of you standing on the rock with the sprawling hills of Itogon as your background.
Once you reach the summit of Mt. Ulap, take a breather and appreciate the scenery. Don’t forget to snap a photo with the summit marker before you start your descent, it’s the ultimate souvenir you can take home.
Pack your trusty sweater and prepare to traverse the Mt. Ulap. Your guide will not only take you through the trail, but they will also gladly take photos of you throughout this experience.
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- All our guides speak English.
- Not all establishments accept credit or debit cards, and ATMs may be limited.
- Level 3/9: Easy - Mildy Difficult. These trails are mildly difficult, but still very beginner-friendly and are highly recommended for first-timers.