Hiking Notes: Mountains in Brgy. Wawa, Rodriguez, Rizal

For those who are planning their hikes in Mts. Binicayan, Pamitinan, and Hapunang Banoi.

Hiking-related Expenses

1. Guide fee: Php500.00 (1:5 guide to hiker ratio), price may increase if you’ll be hiking on more than one mountain.

2. Entrance fee: Php20.00

3. Trekking fee: Php50.00

* The guide fee and entrance is not absolute. You may contact Mr. Arnel Zata, head guide at Pamitinan Protected Landscape LUBID Tourguides Association, 0907 600 4641.

Going there:

1. Along Aurora Blvd. in Cubao, ride UV express bound to Rodriguez, Rizal (Php50.00/pax)

2. Alight at Eastwood then take tricycle to Brgy. Wawa (Php60.00/trip)

Going back:

1. Tricycle from Brgy. Wawa to Eastwood (Php60.00/trip)

2. UV Express via Litex bound to Cubao (Php50.00/pax)

Sample Itinerary by Carving That Niche:

Mt. Pamitinan:

0330  Take UV Express Van bound to Rodriguez (50php/pax)
0430  Arrival at Eastwood, take tricycle to Brgy. Wawa (60php/trip)
0445 Arrival at DENR-PPL Office, Register, secure guide (Reg. Fee: 2php, Guide Fee: 500php/5pax)
0500  Start trek
0530  Arrival at junction
0550  Mt. Pamitinan summit 1
0630  Mt. Pamitinan Summit 2
0800  Descend back to Brgy. Wawa
0845  DENR-PPL Office, breakfast, tidy up
1030  take tricycle back to Eastwood (60php/trip)
1045  Take Van going back to Cubao (50php/pax)
1130  Cubao


Trilogy (Mts. Binicayan, Pamitinan, and Hapunang Banoi *dayhike):

0500  –  Gateway, Cubao, take Rodriguez, Rizal Bound UV Express (50php/pax)
0545  –  Arrival at Eastwood, take tricycle to Brgy. Wawa (60php/trip – 20php/pax)
0600  –  Arrival at PPL, register, secure guide
Registration Fee – 2php/pax
Guide Fee – 1200php/3pax for 3 mountains
0615  –  Start trek up Mt. Binicayan
0700  –  Viewdeck, sunrise and sea of clouds
0745  –  Mt. Binicayan summit
0800  –  Descend back to Brgy. Wawa
0930  –  Back at Brgy. Wawa, rest, breakfast
1000  –  Start trek to Mt. Hapunang Banoi
1045  –  Arrival at junction, early lunch
1200  –  Resume Trek
1300  –  Rest
1330  –  Resume trek
1430  –  Arrival at summit of Mt. Hapunang Banoi
1500  –  Descend back
1545  –  Arrival at junction
1600  –  Start trek up Mt. Pamitinan
1625  –  Arrival at summit of Mt. Pamitinan
1700  –  Back at junction
1730  –  Descend back to Brgy. Wawa
1800  –  Back at Brgy. Wawa, tidy up
1830  –  Take tricycle back to Eastwood (60php/trip)
1840  –  Take UV Express via Litex back to Cubao. (50php/pax)
2000  –  Back at Cubao


Please feel free to share your comments and suggestions. I may have missed a thing or two. Happy hiking!




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