Mt. Amuyao

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Nestled within the majestic landscapes of the Cordillera Region, Mt. Amuyao is a towering mountain standing at 2,200 meters above sea level. This iconic mountain in the Mountain Province promises unparalleled panoramas of lush forests, neighboring peaks, and the renowned rice terraces that adorn the region, offering a visual feast to those who embark on its trails. Scaling Mt. Amuyao demands more than just physical exertion; it requires a blend of hiking expertise, determination, and patience to enjoy its rugged trails and terrain. 

This adventure begins and ends in two UNESCO World Heritage sites, Batad and Mayoyao rice terraces.
The hike starts in Batad, famous for its ampitheater like terraces. Along the way, hikers pass through charming villages like Cambulo and Pat-yay where two nights will be spent. At the end of the hike, waiting is the stunning Mayoyao rice terraces, known for its beauty and wonder. 


  • Summit one of the highest peaks in the Philippines
  • Witness two UNESCO World Heritage sites for rice terraces
  • Spend two nights in a native village
  • Eat food prepared by the locals


  • Roundtrip transportation: Manila-Mt. Amuyao
  • Two nights accomodation in Pat-yay village
  • Processing of permits
  • Registration and other applicable Fees
  • Adventure Guide/ Coordinator
  • Local Guides


  • Meals (We can order at the villages)
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, wifi, alcoholic beverages, shopping etc.
  • Porter fees (if requested by the participant)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Day 0

  • 08:00 PM Meet up and registration in Manlia.

  • 09:00 PM Depart for Banaue

  • Day 1

  • 06:00 AM Breakfast in Banaue. Head to Mayoyao after.

  • 10:30 AM ETA Mayoyao village. Start trek to the village of Pa-yay.

  • 12:00 PM Lunch on one of the huts.

  • 02:30 PM ETA Mayoyao village. Rest and easy. Early lights out for the summit assault the following day.

  • Day 2

  • 12:30 AM Light breakfast. Start trek to summit.

  • 06:30 AM Summit viewing of Mt. Amuyao. Explore the summit.

  • 08:30 AM Start descent.

  • 03:00 PM ETA Pat-yay village. Rest and easy.

  • Day 3

  • 04:00 AM Wake up call. Breakfast.

  • 05:30 AM Start trek to Batad.

  • 10:30 AM ETA Cambulo village. Early lunch..

  • 11:30 AM Continue trek to Batad.

  • 03:00 PM ETA Batad. If time permits, head to Tapiyah falls.

  • 05:30 PM ETA Batad. Wash up.

  • 07:30 PM Drive back to Manila.

  • 08:00 PM Arrive back in Manila on Day 4 at around 04:00 AM

Hike equipment:
  • Backpack
  • Backpack cove
  • Hiking shoes
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Trek poles
Hike Clothing:
  • Wicking, quick-dry underwear
  • Wicking, quick-dry sports bra
  • Bonnet/Beanie
  • Sunhat
  • Drifit shirt or long sleeves
  • Arm sleeves (optional) 
  • Drifit pants
  • Waterproof pants (optional) 

For the cold
  • Windbreaker
  • Down jacket or fleece
  • Additional layer of down jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof jacket with hood
  • Raincoat or Poncho
Gear accessories:
  • Fleece gloves
  • Hiking socks above your ankle
  • Buff
  • Sunglasses
  • Toothbrush/ Toothpaste
  • Toilet paper
  • Women’s hygiene items
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Towel
  • Sun block
  • Mosquito repellant
  • Trail food
  • Airtight food container
  • Water
  • Ear plugs
  • Slippers/Sandals
  • Personal medications
  • Power bank
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Additional dry bags or plastic bags for used clothes
  • Pesos in small denominations
  • Neck pillow for the ride
  • Watch (optional)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Umbrella (optional)
  • Medical certificate (required)

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