Mt. Makiling walk with Rizal

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FUN AT Mt. Makiling walk with Rizal


Trail Difficulty: 5/10

Adventure Duration: 1 day/s

Located at the heart of the Southern Luzon province of Laguna, Mt. Makiling is a mountain that is full of mystery and history. Spreading itself through the city of Calamba, the birth place of Philippines’ national hero Jose Rizal, the mountain has been part and subjects of the works of the great writer Rizal. Mt. Makiling according to the legend written by Rizal himself is attributed to the mountain nymph named Maria Makiling. According to Rizal’s legend Maria Makiling is a beautiful mountain nymph that resides and blessed the mountain with abundance of fruit bearing plants and animals for hunting. Until one day she stopped blessing the mountain because of the abuse of the locals has done to the resources. Up until today, even though it’s already a known fact that the story of Maria Makiling is a myth, there are still some people who regard to the legend as a mystery.
 
Aside from the mystery of the legend of the mountain, Mt. Makiling is also known for the part it played on history being one of the favourite spots of Jose Rizal when he was young. The tour that Trail Adventours offer their clients includes the climb to the summit of the mountain and a visit to the famous Rizal Shrine in Calamba.
 
 
 
 

INFORMATION ABOUT THIS TRIP

Day 1
03:00 AM Meet up and Registration at McDonald's El Pueblo, Ortigas
03:30 AM Estimated Time of Departure (ETD) for University of the Philippines, Los Banos, Mt. Makiling jump-off point
06:00 AM Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) jump-off point, Last minute packing and orientation
06:30 AM Start Trek
11:30 PM ETA Summit.Rest, lunch, picture taking and enjoy the view
01:00 PM Start descent
05:00 PM ETA back at jump-off point. Tidy up.
05:30 PM ETD for Manila. Stop by Rizal Shrine if still open and optional dinner stop along the way
10:00 PM ETA Manila

PACKAGE PRICE: PHP 1,700


INCLUSIONS:

Transportation via Private Van: Manila-Mt. Makiling and back
Registration fees, DENR fees and other applicable fees
Adventure Guide/Coordinator
Local Guide fees
Trail Adventours ID

PRIVATE PACKAGE RATE:

10-12 people:  Php 2,000.00/person
8-9 people:      Php 2,200.00/person
6-7 people:      Php 2,400.00/person
5 people:         Php 3,100.00/person
Less than 4 people: Php 15,000.00


BOOK FOR A PRIVATE TRIP

Please email info@trailadventours.com for any inquries and booking.
  • Deposit slip and remaining balance
  • A good pair of trekking shoes
  • Sun and Rain Protection (Sunblock, rain coat, shades, cap etc..)
  • Water or rehydration fluids(prescribed is 3L)
  • Extra clothes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries
  • Personal Medications
  • Packed lunch
  • Snacks (Trail Food) 
  • Headlamp/ Flashlight
  • Extra plastic
  • Camera 
You can download our waiver here.
Waiver (PDF)

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