Trail Difficulty: 4/10
Adventure Duration: 2 day/s
|09:00 PM||Day 0: Meet up and Registration at Ohayami Bus Terminal Station.|
|10:00 PM||Day 0: Estimated Time of Departure (ETD) for Banaue.|
|07:00 AM||Day 1: Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) Banaue. Breakfast.|
|08:00 AM||Depart for Banaue Rice Terraces view deck. Head to Bangaan Rice Terraces.|
|09:30 AM||ETA Banggan Rice Terraces. Trek down to the village. Free and easy. Trek back to Highway.|
|11:30 AM||Lunch at Bangaan.|
|12:30 PM||Start trek to Batad from Bangaan.|
|05:30 PM||ETA Batad. Settle down. Dinner.|
|09:00 PM||Lights out.|
|06:00 AM||Day 2: Wake-up call. Breakfast.|
|07:00 AM||Start trek to Tapiyah falls passing by the Batad rice terraces.|
|08:30 AM||Arrive at Tapiyah Waterfalls. Swim and relax.|
|10:00 AM||Start trek back to Homestay.|
|12:00 PM||ETA Homestay. Lunch. Pack and prepare for the trek to Saddle point.|
|01:00 PM||Start trek to Saddle point.|
|02:00 PM||ETA Saddle point. Head back to Banaue.|
|03:30 PM||ETA Banaue. Visit Museum (If time permits).|
|07:00 PM||Depart back to Manila|
|04:00 AM||Day 3: ETA Manila|
Roundtrip Transportation via Provincial Bus: Manila-Banaue
Transportation via Chartered Jeepney: Banaue-Bangaan, Batad-Banaue
1 night accommodation in Batad
Meals (Day 1: Dinner, Day 2: Breakfast and Lunch)
Registration fees, Entrance fees and Green fees
Trail Adventours Adventure Guide/ Coordinator
Local Guide Fees
Trail Adventours ID
1. How do we get to Bangaan and Batad?
A 8-10 hour bus ride from Manila to Bananue this will be followed by a 1 ½ jeepney ride to the jump-off point of Bangaan. From here we will be trekking 3-4 hours until we reach Batad.
2. What transportation will be used?
We will be using an airconditioned bus to get to Banaue then a local jeepney to get to Batad.
3. Where is the bus station?
The Ohayami Lines Bus station is located at Fajardo st. cor.Lacson st., Manila. It is near Espana St. and the Nagtahan Bridge.
4. Is the climb hard?
Generally the climb/trail is easy. The only challenging part is the trail from the waterfalls back to the accommodations as this will require a challenging inlcined trek through steps.
5. Is there cellphone signal?
The town of Banaue has good signal buti signal in Batad is very sporadic and unreliable.
6. Where do we stay?
We will be staying in a local lodge. Very simple accommodation where a room is shared with 2-6 people. Restrooms are communal and hot water can be requested for a minimal fee.
7. What food will be served?
All food will be locally prepared. Pork, chicken and vegetables are the main ingredients it most meals. Food can be cooked adobo style or nilaga. A local delicacy “Pinikpikan” can also be requested. Vegetables are very good and are a staple in the area.
8. How cold does it get?
Usually temperatures at night and early morning range from 15-20deg. If it rains it gets colder.
9. Are we allowed to swim in the falls?
Yes, but please follow your guide’s instructions for safety. The water is also very cold.
|Batad- Banaue via Bangaan||Apr 07,2018 - Apr 08,2018||3||Active|