Friday, October 26, 2012

Climb Itinerary | Night Trek to Manabu Peak

Our Climb

Date: February 25-26, 2012
Mountain: Mt. Manabu
Jump off: Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Sto. Tomas, Batangas
Difficulty: 2/9 Minor Climb, 760+ MASL
Climb: Night Trek
Budget: P500


Day 1
08:00 PM - Assembly at Buendia-Taft Terminal
09:00 PM - ETD bus to Lipa, Batangas
11:00 PM - Arrival at Lipa City, take tricycle to Sulok
11:30 PM - Arrive at jump-off, register, start trek via Mang Pirying's place
01:00 PM - Arrive at the campsite, set up camp

Day 2
06:30 AM - wake up, breakfast
08:00 AM - break camp, pack up
08:30 AM - assault the summit
09:00 AM - Descent via grotto
10:00 AM - back to jump-off
11:00 AM - Tricycle back to Terminal
12:00 NN - Travel back to Manila


Bus Manila to Lipa - P125.00
Bus Lipa to Manila - P125.00
Tricycle Terminal to Sulok - P50.00
Tricycle Sulok to Terminal - P50.00

Jump-off - P20.00

Dinner and Breakfast - P100.00

Total: P470.00
Safe Budget: P500.00

Bits of Tips

• The itinerary posted above is for a night trek to Mt. Manabu, adjust the time if you're planning a dayhike
• The nearest water source is located at the gotto
• Hikers can enjoy a cup of barako coffee at Mang Pirying's place
• The trek to Manabu Peak is fairly easy, getting a guide is optional

*For our night trek experience in Mt. Manabu, check out this link.


  1. i plan to climb alone and want a guide to accompany me. do you have a contact no. of one? thanks!

  2. So may bus ng gabi sa buendia taft going to batangas? Tama po ba? Nabasa ko po sa day 1 nyo

    1. yes there is.. hndi naman nawawalan ng trips going to Batangas.



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