Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Climb Itinerary | Mt. Manalmon with Bayukbuk Cave

Our Climb

Date: February 12, 2012
Mountain: Mt. Manalmon
Jump off: Sitio Madlum, San Miguel, Bulacan
Difficulty: 2/9 Minor Climb, 160+ MASL
Climb: Dayhike
Budget: P600

Mt. Gola seen from the Summit of Mt. Manalmon


05:00 am - Assembly at Baliwag transit Cubao (Manila to San Miguel) (P117)
07:00 am - Arrive at Brgy. Camias, San Miguel, Bulacan, breakfast
07:30 am - tricycle to Sitio Madlum (P240)
08:00 am - arrive at Sitio Madlum
08:20 am - cross the Madlum River (via raft or monkey bridge)
08:30 am - register,
08:35 am - Grotto, climb at Madlum Rockies
09:00 am - start trek to Manalmon
10:00 am - summit
10:30 am - descend to river
11:00 am - lunch by the river
12:00 nn - trek to bayukbok cave
12:30 pm - spelunking
01:00 pm - done, back to kubo, wash-up
02:30 pm - tricycle to highway
03:00 pm - bus back to manila
05:30 pm - home sweet home


For 10 participants.

Bus Manila to San Miguel (VV)- P117.00
Tricycle to Sitio Madlum (VV) - P240/trip
Raft - P5.00

Registration and Guide:
Registration - P5.00
Entrance to Sitio Madlum - P5.00
Guide to Mt. Manalmon - P300.00
Guide to Bayukbuk Cave - P300.00

Food - 100.00
Ligo - P10.00

Safe Budget: P600

Bits of Tips:

• guides in Mt. Manalmon are required
• crossing Madlum River via the monkey bridge is fun - I recommend it.
• the trail is fairly easy, highly recommended for beginners
• bring headlamps if you're planning to do spelunking in Bayukbuk Cave. 
• there's a campsite before the summit, overnight camping is a possibility
• you can also choose to hike up Mt. Gola if you have plenty of time.

*Read my experience at Mt. Manalmon in this link.


  1. Dami mo na palang na climb na bundok, ha Ivan? BTW, ganda ng header mo....super like. Akala ko Mexico ka na.? hehehe.

  2. Recommended ba to Ivansky pang starters na climb?? :-)

  3. i like your blog how can I like it? and follow you as well.

    1. hi po. please like my FB page. you'll see it in my sidebar. follow my twitter acct as well :)

  4. hi... nice info. I like it much. Do you have contact details / guide? Thanks a lot.

  5. Hi. Nice post / Blog. Do you have contact person for Manalmon? or is it necessary to have guide going to Mt. Manalmon? PWede din ba overnyt dun?

    1. hi, you can just head straight to the jump-off, there are guides waiting there :)

  6. hello my nyt trek b sa manalmon?

  7. This is very useful information. Thanks!

  8. penge po ng contact number na pedeng macontact dun salamat po 09062189018 yan po contact number ko thanks

  9. Permission to post po sir Ivan.

    We are arranging tours kasi to Mt. Manalmon. So those to want to avoid all the hassle, visit our events page lang po then click Mt. Manalmon.

    Thank you and good day everyone!

  10. sa trike po ba per head yung 240?

  11. yung 240 po ba sa trike. per head yun o isang byahe na?

  12. sa trike po ba per head yung 240?

  13. sa trike po ba per head yung 240?

  14. any contact person/s po para sa guide?



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