Trail Difficulty: 3/10
Adventure Duration: 2 day/s
|09:00 PM||Registration at Ohayami Bus Terminal (Friday) Estimated Time of Departure(ETD) is at 10:00 PM|
|07:00 AM||ETA(Estimated Time of Arrival) Banaue|
|07:30 AM||Breakfast. Purchase supplies|
|09:00 AM||Visit Banaue Museum and View Deck|
|10:30 AM||ETD Banaue to Batad Jump Off Point|
|12:00 PM||ETA Batad Jump Off Point. Short Orientation|
|12:30 PM||Start Trek|
|01:30 PM||ETA Batad. Settle Down|
|02:30 PM||Late Lunch|
|03:30 PM||Rest.Explore Batad Town Centro and walk the terraces.|
|06:00 PM||Dinner and Socials|
|11:00 PM||Lights Out|
|06:00 AM||Wake-up call. Breakfast and ready for trek|
|07:00 AM||Start trek to Tapiyah Waterfalls. Pass through Batad Village central.|
|09:00 AM||Arrive at Tapiyah Waterfalls. Swim, relax and picture taking.|
|11:00 AM||Start trek back to lodge.|
|12:00 PM||Arrive at lodge. Lunch and pack up|
|01:30 PM||Start trek to saddle point|
|03:00 PM||Arrive at Saddle point. Board jeep and proceed to Banaue.|
|04:30 PM||ETA Banaue. Dinner and souvenir shopping.|
|05:30 PM||Board bus to Manila|
|06:00 PM||ETD for Manila|
|03:30 AM||ETA Manila (Monday)|
Roundtrip Bus Transportation: Manila-Banaue and vis-a-vie
Roundtrip Chartered Jeepney: Banaue-Batad and vis-a-vie
1 night accommodation in Batad
Meals (Day 1: Dinner, Day 2: Breakfast)
Registration fees, Entrance fees and other Applicable fees
Adventure Guide/ Coordinator
Local Guide Fees
Trail Adventours ID
*No need for tents
1. How do we get to 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 Batad. From here a 45 minute trek will get us to the town of 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.
No schedule(s) available.