Rizal Mount Mapalad Day Hike with Transfers from Manila, Certificate, Drone Coverage & Souvenir

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Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
17 hours
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Experience a Rizal mountain hike with this Mount Mapalad Tanay Rizal day tour. This day hike in Rizal includes roundtrip pick-up and drop-off, registration fees, a tour guide, a climbing certificate, hiking freebies, the assistance of a tour coordinator, a personalized bag tag souvenir, and the free use of a GoPro8 and a drone (subject to availability).

Your adventure begins at 1 AM with a pick-up at McDonald's Eton Centris, McDonald's Greenfield District, McDonald's Baclaran, or McDonald's Kia Theater Cubao. By 3 AM, you'll reach the Mount Mapalad jump-off point. Fuel up with a hearty breakfast, register, and meet your guide for the hike ahead. At 4 AM, you will start your hike up Mount Mapalad, a beginner-friendly mountain in Barangay San Andres, Tanay, Rizal. Enjoy stunning views of the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, grasslands, and pleasant waterfalls along the way.

Around 5 AM of this Tanay hike, you'll arrive at Sitio Ilaya, a charming rural barrio in Rizal. Continue your adventure to Kinabuan Falls, a 15- to 20-foot waterfall with mossy walls and clear waters. At 6:30 AM, gear up for the final trek to Maybunga Summit. Reach the summit by 7 AM, and at 8 AM, enjoy the panoramic view from the Mount Mapalad Viewdeck, which is shaped like a palm. Don't forget to capture those picture-perfect moments during this Philippine hiking tour.

Begin your descent at 9 AM, and by 1 PM, return to the jump-off point or head to a nearby resort for a well-deserved lunch and a refreshing wash-up. At 3 PM, bid farewell to Rizal as you head back to Manila. Expect to be back in Manila by 6 PM.

Keep in mind that the schedule is flexible, so be prepared for possible changes due to traffic or weather conditions on your adventure day. 

Create memories and embrace the beauty of Mount Mapalad in Tanay, Rizal, with this day hike. Check the availability by choosing a date.

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Complimentary pick-up and drop-off at McDonald's Centris, McDonald's Greenfield District, McDonald's Baclaran or McDonald's Kia Theater Cubao
Registration fees
Tour Guide
Climb Certificate
Hiking Freebies
Tour Coordinator (Photographer/Videographer)
Personalized Bag tag
Complimentary use of GoPro8 (Subject to availability)
Drone Coverage (Subject to availability)
Not Included: Tips and Gratuities, Meals and Beverages, Shower Fee (Php 20.00/person), Resort Entrance (Php 150.00/person, Personalized Dri-Fit Shirt & Other On-Site Activities




Hiking & Trekking
Private Tours

What to bring

Valid ID
Electronic Copy of Confirmation Voucher
Mobile, Camera & Powerbank with Waterproof Case
Reusable Water Bottle
Personal Sanitation Kit (Alcohol, Tissue, Wet Wipes)
Trail foods (nuts, dried fruits, jellies, energy bars)
Personal medicine and first aid kit
Headlamp/Flashlight with extra batteries
Neck cover, arm sleeves, bonnet, gloves, jacket, and raincoat
Sun Protection (Cap, bandana/scarf, sunblock, shades, etc)
Extra clothes, toiletries and towel

Good to know

Tour Information: This private tour is available everyday. Minimum 10 pax is required for this private tour.

Meet-up Information: Guide to the Philippines will send tour reminders at least (1) day before the tour date through your registered email address or mobile number. Please keep all communication lines open. 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 at McDonald's Centris, McDonald's Greenfield District, Mcdonald's Baclaran or Mcdonald's Kia Theater Cubao at least thirty (30) minutes prior to start of the tour. Strictly no latecomers or tour reservation might be forfeited. To arrange pick-up and drop-off to and from the pick-up location, please email booking@guidetothephilippines.ph. Additional fees apply.

Tour Proper: Please be reminded also to dress appropriately. All guests are expected to do their share in ensuring their safety and security as well as that of their personal belongings. Guide to the Philippines and Tour Operators are not liable for the loss or damage to any personal belongings left unattended during the tour.

Children Friendly: Yes!

Pet Friendly: Yes pets are allowed.

Senior Citizen/PWD Friendly: Yes. However, please be advised that this tour includes mostly walking, trekking and hiking activities which may not be suitable for PWDs or individuals with existing cardiovascular ailments.

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.

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