Mt.Gulugod Baboy with Sumbrero Island

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Located in Southern Batangas, the peninsula known for its diving resorts in Anilao. Mt. Gulugod-Baboy provides outdoor enthusiasts a sidetrip from their diving escapades and is now a popular hiking destination. There are three peaks on the range and the third has a large, ancient tree known to hikers as the Gulugod-Baboy. From southeast to northwest, there is Gulugod-Baboy, Gitna and Pinagbanderahan.
At the peak, you will be mesmerized by the Janao Bay, Maribacan strait, a faint outline of distant Mindoro, Verde Island and Batangas Bay. Other exceptional scenery like the mountains of Lobo, Mt. Pinamucan, Mt. Maculot, Mt. Batulao, the city and port of Batangas and Tagaytay Highlands. Before heading back to Manila, enjoy the sand and sea to cool off from a tiring day.


- Hike through the forest and beautiful rolling hills
- Have a 360-degree view of the sea, and of nearby islands and mountains
- Swim in the pristine waters of Sombrero island and have fun under the sun


  • Roundtrip transportation via private vehicle: Manila-Anilao, Batangas-Manila
  • Roundtrip chartered boat ride: Anilao-Sumbrero Island-Anilao
  • Registration fees and other applicable entrance fees
  • Services of our Adventure Guides
  • Local Guide fees


  • Porters (if needed by the participant)
  • Meals and snacks
  • Tips and donations
  • Day 1

  • 03:00 AM Meet up and Registration at McDonalds El Pueblo Ortigas.

  • 03:30 AM Depart for Mt. Gulugud Baboy, Batangas.

  • 06:30 AM Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) at Mt. Gulugud-Baboy jump off point. Orientation and final preparations

  • 06:45 AM Start Trek. Start with paved road

  • 07:00 AM End of road trail. Continue ascent.

  • 09:00 AM ETA Summit. Picture taking and time to relax.

  • 10:00 AM Start descent to jump off point.

  • 11:00 AM ETA jump off point. Head to Sumbrero Island.

  • 11:30 AM ETA Sumbrero Island. Relax, swim and enjoy.

  • 02:00 PM Depart back to jump off point.

  • 02:30 PM Back at jump off point. Wash up.

  • 03:30 PM Depart for Manila.

  • 08:00 PM ETA Manila.

Trail Steepness Moderate
Trail Exposure Mostly exposed
Mobile Signal Mostly present
Transportation Private vehicles and boat
Water Source Water and other beverages can be purchased along the trail
Restroom/Toilet Present at the jump-off point
River/Water Crossing None
Temperature Usually hot
Meals Not provided
Special Equipment/Gear Swimming attire
Insects Some bugs and mosquitoes
Wash Area at the Jump-off Present
  • A change of clothes
  • A good pair of hiking shoes
  • Things for rain and sun Protections (e.g. Sunblock, shades, cap, raincoat)
  • Head Light
  • Water and other rehydration fluids (we recommend a minimum of 2 litters/person)
  • Snacks/Trail Food
  • Personal Medication
  • Slippers
  • Trekking pole
  • Swimming Attire
  • Extra plastic bags or dry bags for your dirty clothes
  • Deposit slip and your remaining balance
Please email us at or contact us at  (+63)969-559-7616.

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