Mt. Ugo

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Overview

Mt. Ugo, also sometimes referred to as Mt. Ugu, is considered as one of the most popular destinations in the Cordillera region. Unlike its neighbors, Mt. Pulag and Mt. Napulauan, Mt. Ugo has a lower elevation. Nevertheless, the mountain is at par with its neighbors when it comes to showcasing the beauty of nature. It boasts of enchanting forests that is home to tall pine trees and it also offers equally breath-taking views.
 
In the year 1987, an airplane of the Philippine Airlines crashed onto one of Mt. Ugo’s slopes that eventually led to the site’s discovery as an ideal place for hiking. From the date of its discovery, many mountain climbers have gone to explore the wonders that this traverse offers. This trail crosses two provinces, namely Nueva Vizcaya and Benguet. Mountaineerswill definitely have an unforgettable experience during this trip, especially once they interact with the locals.
 
Many adventure-seekers have proven that Mt. Ugo is definitely a great hiking destination. In terms of difficulty, the Mt. Ugo trail can be rated as moderately challenging. The allotted duration for this trip is two days.


Highlights

Hike through beautiful pine trails
Catch the sunrise in Mt. Ugo's ridgeline
See views of nearby Mt. Pulag and Mt. Purgatory

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip transportation via bus: Manila- Aritao; Baguio- Manila
  • Roundtrip transfers via chartered vehicle: Aritao-Kayapa ; Itogon-Baguio
  • Registration fees, DENR fees and other applicable fees
  • Services of our Adventure Guides
  • Local guide fees
  • Camp Meals (Day 1: Dinner. Day 2: Breakfast and Lunch)
  • Accommodations in local village
  • Certificate of Conquest
  • Trail Adventours ID

Exclusions

  • Porter fees (if needed by the participants)
  • Meals (breakfast and lunch on day 1, dinner on day 2)
  • Tips and donations
  • Day 0

  • 09:00 PM Depart for Mt.Ugo.

  • Day 1

  • 05:30 AM Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) Aritao. Board Jeep to Kayapa, Mt Ugo jump off point. (Day 1)

  • 07:00 AM ETA Jump off point. Breakfast. Purchase packed lunch and supplies.

  • 08:30 AM Start Trek.

  • 11:30 AM ETA Indupit Village. Lunch

  • 01:00 PM Resume Trek.

  • 04:00 PM ETA Domolpos Village. Arrange stay in Domolpos School. Rest and easy.

  • 07:00 PM Dinner.

  • 08:30 PM Lights out.

  • Day 2

  • 03:30 AM Wake up call. Breakfast.

  • 04:30 AM Start trek.

  • 06:30 AM ETA Summit. Explore summit area. Enjoy.

  • 08:30 AM Start descent.

  • 11:30 AM Arrive at Old Saw Mill. Lunch

  • 12:30 PM Continue descent.

  • 01:00 PM ETA Lusod Village.

  • 04:00 PM ETA Kawayan Village. Proceed to Barangay Hall.

  • 05:00 PM Arrive at Barangay Hall. Wash up.

  • 06:00 PM Depart for Baguio.

  • 07:00 PM ETA Baguio. Dinner.

  • 09:00 PM Depart for Manila.

Trail Steepness Combination of moderate and steep trails
Trail Exposure Mostly exposed
Mobile Signal Sporadic. No signal at the camp site
Transportation Public bus and private vehicles
Water Source Present at the camp-site
Restroom/Toilet Present at the jump-off and at camp
Electricity None
River/Water Crossing None
Temperature 15-20 deg. celsius at night. Warm to hot during the day
Accommodations We will sleep in a local school. Please make sure you have a sleeping bag and mat
Meals Provided (please see meals that are excluded)
Special Equipment/Gear None
Insects Some bugs
Wash Area at the Jump-off point Present
A change of clothes
A good pair of hiking shoes
Jacket (it is recommended to have 2 jackets. A cotton/fleece jacket for the cold and a waterproof jacket for the rain)
Things for rain and sun protection (e.g.Sunblock, shades, cap, raincoat)
Head Light
Water and other rehydration fluids (we recommend a minimum of 2litters/person/day)
Snacks/ Trail Food
Personal Medication
Toiletries (e.g tissue, soap, shampoo, toothbrush)
Eating utensils
Sleeping bag and mat
Slippers
Trekking pole
Extra plastic or dry bags for your dirty clothes
Deposit slip and your remaining balance

*No need for tents 

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