8 Day Hikes Near Manila

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8 Day Hikes Near Manila

Summer na mga Besh! It’s also the best time to take fitness outdoors, we’ve compiled 8 Day Hikes you can do this summer that’s a short drive away from Manila!

1. Batulao (2-3 hours)

– Nasugbu, Batangas
– Jump-off point: Evercrest Golf Course, Nasugbu, 811 MASL
– Days required / Hours to summit: 1 day / 2-4 hours
– Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 4/9, Trail class 3 with 60-70 degrees assault

2. Talamitam (2-3 hours)

– Nasugbu, Batangas
– Jump-off point: Sitio Bayabasan, Brgy. Aga, Nasugbu (KM. 83)
– 630 MASL
– Days required / Hours to summit: 1 day / 1.5-2.2 hours
– Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 3/9, Trail class 1-3 with steep assault (100m)

3. Maculot (2-3 hours)

– Cuenca, Batangas
– Major Jumpoff: Mountaineer’s Store, Brgy. 7 “Siete”, Cuenca
– Exit point (traverse): Brgy 5 (to Grotto), Cuenca
– LLA: 13°55 N; 121°2 E; 706 MASL (Rockies) / 930 MASL (summit)
– Days required / Hours to Rockies / summit : 1 day / 1-2 hr / 2-4 hr
– Specs: Minor, Difficulty 3/9 (Rockies); 4/9 (Traverse) Trail class 1-3.

4. Taal Volcano (2-3 hours)

– Batangas Province
– Jump-off point: Talisay, Batangas, 311 MASL
– Days required / Time to summit: Half-day, 45 minutes
– Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 2/9, Trail class 1, Trail length: 1.7kms

5. Daraitan (3-4 hours)

– Tanay, Rizal and General Nakar, Quezon
– Major jumpoff: Brgy. Daraitan (village centre), Tanay
– Minor jumpoff: Sitio Cablao Brgy. Pagsangahan, General Nakar
– LLA: 14°36′48.5′′N 121°26′19.5′′ E, 739 MASL (+600)
– Days required / Hours to summit: 1 day / 2.5-4 hours
– Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 4/9, Trail class 1-3

6. Pinatubo (3 hours)

– Central Luzon
– Major jump-off: Brgy. Sta. Juliana, Capas, Tarlac 960 MASL
– Days required / Hours to crater: 1 day, 45 min 4×4 + 2 hrs hike
– Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 2/9, Trail class 1

7. Pamitinan (1.5 to 2 hours)

– Major Jump-off: Brgy. Wawa, Rodriguez Rizal
– Hours to Summit: 1.5-3 hours
– Specs: Minor Climb, 3/9

8. Gulugod Baboy (2-3 hours)

Anilao, Mabini, Batangas
Jump-off point: Philpan Dive Resort, Anilao, Mabini, 525 MASL
Days required / Hours to summit: Half-day / 1-2 hours
Specs: Minor climb, Difficulty 2/9, Trail class 1-2

Summit Details Source: Pinoy Mountaineer

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Hannah De Pedro
Hannah loves to run and constantly seeks adventure.

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