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Philippines Mount Apo Climb (24-26 March 2016)

24th March 2016 - 26th March 2016

Mount Apo, is the highest mountain in Philippines. The 3144 tall mountain is located in Mindanao island near to the provincial capital of Davao.

Travelling Date: 24th-26th March 2016

Meeting Venue: Davao, GSIS Land Bank

Trekking duration: 3D2N

Expected group size: ~4 pax

Status: Completed

Detailed Itinerary: 

March 24,2016 Day 1

5:00 AM Meet at GSIS Land Bank
5:15 am ETA for Jump off point at Sitio Baruring via Digos-Kapatagan Road (Bus and Motorcycle)
7:10am ETA Kapatagan, buy packed lunch and have breakFast
7:30am Depart for Baruring
8:00am ETA Baruring, start trekking
8:30pm ETA Colan
9:00am ETA Tumpis
Lunch On the Trail
3:00PM ETA Tinikaran camp2
3:45pm Pitch tent, dinner
08:00pm Lights off

March 25,2016 Day 2

04:45am Wake Up Call
05:00am Prepare breakfast/packed lunch and fetch water
7:00am Ascend Summit via Boulders, Mini Rock Tower, Gabroq E-Camp, Botoy’s Ridge or 87 degrees)
Lunch on the trail
3:00PM ETA summit
04:00pm Pitch tent,
5:15PM Peak hopping and sunset watching
6:30PM dinner
08:00pm Lights off

March 26, 2016 Day 3

04:45am Wake Up Call
05:00am Peak Hopping and Experience sunrise at peak
07:00am Prepare breakfast/packed lunch and fetch water
08:00am Break camp and descend to Lake Venado
11:30am ETA Lake Venado and lunch
12:00pm Descend Lake Agco Via Koo-ong Trail, Marble River
03:00pm ETA Marble River (River Crossing)
05:00PM ETA Lake Agco and enjoy the hot spring
05:30PM Depart for Davao City
9:30PM ETA Davao City

Meal Plan:

Day 1
Dinner : Sinigang Baboy with Rice /Iced Tea

Day 2
Break Fast: Luncheon Meat with Rice with HOt Choco/ Tea/ Coffee
Lunch: Adobo with Rice
Dinner: Pasta on Tomato sauce with Tuna and Iced tea

Day 3
Break Fast: Corned Beef with Rice with HOt Choco/ Tea/ Coffee
Lunch: Canned Tuna On Rice

Package includes:

  • Permit to Climb and Exit Fee
  • Climb Certificate
  • Mountain Guide Fee
  • Transportation from Davao City to Trailhead and back
  • Equipment Rentals for Tent, Sleeping Bag, Trekking Pole, Mess Kit and Stove with fuel
  • Meals for the duration of the Climb (dinner on the 1st Day Up to Lunch on Day 3)
  • Porter Fee for food and equipment
  • Mt. Apo souvenir T-Shirt

Package excludes:

  • Return international/domestic air ticket
  • Travel insurance
  • Philippines VISA (ASEAN citizens are VISA-free up to 30 days)
  • Lodgings in Davao (can be arranged upon request)
  • Transfers between airport and Davao city
  • All meals not indicated in above itinerary
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Porters to carry clients’ personal belongings
  • All expenses of a personal nature

Important Note:

Mount Apo is a challenging and strenuous climb. Hikers should be of good fitness with trekking experience (e.g. Mount Rinjani, Mount Kinabalu) and be comfortable with walking on steep slopes and uneven terrain for a duration of around 8-10 hrs each day.

This is an exploratory trip by IWT organiser who will be trekking Mount Apo for the first time. We welcome guests to join us in the trek.

Due to the small group size, registration confirmation will be on a first come first served basis.

Contact us to register your interest today!


24th March 2016
26th March 2016
Event Tags:




Mount Apo
Mt Apo, Kidapawan City, Davao del Sur Philippines + Google Map

Disclaimer: IWT LLP, acts only as agent for the client in acquiring transportation, accommodations, sightseeing, trekking and other services for the clients’ benefit, and on the express condition that IWT LLP shall not be liable for any loss, damage, mishap, death, bodily injury, delay, defect, omission or irregularity which may occur or be occasioned, whether by reason of any act, negligence or default of any company or person engaged in or responsible for carrying out any of the arrangements, or otherwise in connection therewith. IWT LLP is to be released from all liabilities deriving from acts of terrorism, hijacking, civil unrest, natural calamities, labor strikes, thefts or any other factors beyond IWT LLP’s control. IWT LLP reserves the right to alter or modify itineraries in anyway for the interests of tour members or due to any other uncontrollable circumstances such as weather or other local conditions. Visit our T&Cs for full terms and conditions.

Registrations are closed for this event