Mt. Pulag (The Playground of the Gods)

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Experience Mt. Pulag, the third highest peak in the Philippines and the highest in Luzon is one of the best mountain you can ever hike in the Philippines. Dubbed as the “Playground of the Gods” because of its majestic view at the summit surrounded by sea of clouds. Trekkers often go here to witness the stunning beauty of the sunrise as it shines to the slopes of the mountain giving light and warmth to its surrounding.

There are several trails that can be taken in order to reach the summit of Mt. Pulag. These trails vary according to difficulty, length and features. The easiest way is to hike via Ambangeg Trail.

We will start the journey on Sunday so that you can experience sleeping at the campsite by tent. DENR Mt. Pulag only allow to sleep at campsite on weekend and during non-holidays.

IMPORTANT REMINDER:
Please be informed that a Medical Certificate is a must for all hikers as a policy by the DENR.

INCLUSIONS:
RT Van transportation from Manila airport to Benguet
Registration fees, environmental and cultural fees
Camp meals (Day 1: Dinner, Day 2: Breakfast and Dinner, Day 3: Breakfast and Lunch, Day 4: Breakfast)
Guide/Porter Fee
Tent accommodation
Bag tag
Facilitator

EXCLUSIONS:
Airfare
Medical Certificate (Fit to climb, can get in Singapore)
Items not stated in the inclusions
Travel Insurance
Meals not stated in inclusions

FLIGHT DETAILS: via CebuPac (Singapore to Manila)
Oct. 27: depart 1:35am, arrive MNL 5:20am
Oct. 30: depart 8:20pm, arrive SG 11:45pm
Cost around SGD250.00 with only 7kg baggage allowance

You can choose other airlines but the above schedule should be followed. If you want to book earlier, we can pick you up as long as your pick-up point/hotel is near the airport. If you need help booking, we can assist you.

ITINERARY:
Day 1: Oct. 27
6AM: NAIA arrival. Breakfast somewhere at own account. Travel to Kabayan, Benguet. (Lunch along the way at own account).
1:00PM: ETA Jump-Off Point, Kabayan, DENR briefing.
2:00PM: Homestay check-in. Free and Easy.

Day 2: Oct. 28
08:00AM: Wake up call. Breakfast.
10:00AM: Registration.
12:00PM: Lunch at own account.
01:00PM: Start trek to campsite.
04:00PM: ETA campsite.
05:00PM: Sunset viewing.
06:30PM: Descend back to camp site.
07:30PM: Dinner. Socials.
10:00PM: Lights out.

Day 3: Oct. 29
03:00AM: Wake up call.
04:00AM: Start trek to summit.
06:00AM: ETA Summit. Sunrise viewing. Take a photo at Mt. Pulag’s signage.
08:00AM: Start descent back to camp.
09:00AM: Arrive back at camp. Breakfast and break camp.
10:00AM: Start descent to Ranger Station.
01:00PM: Arrive at Ranger Station.
01:30PM: Lunch and Tidy up.
03:00PM: Depart for Baguio.
05:00PM: ETA Baguio. Check-in. Dinner and post-climb.

Day 4: Oct. 30
7AM: Breakfast.
10AM: Depart for Manila. Lunch along the way at own account.
5PM: ETA NAIA for 8pm flight back to Singapore.

NOTE: The above itinerary may subject to change depending on weather condition, traffic, hikers pacing, delayed flight and other unexpected circumstances without prior notice. PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT THIS IS ONLY AN ESTIMATED DETAILED ITINERARY. IT MIGHT CHANGE DEPENDS ON HIKER’S PACE.

PRICE PER PERSON:
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RSVP is OPEN NOW! You may RSVP for your Friends.
To be fair to all, please note that this Event is based on a "First to Transfer, First to Confirm" basis and closes once all slots are taken. You do not need to wait for my email to transfer and secure your slot.
To secure your seat now, we will need an initial deposit of $100 from you or you can pay the whole amount immediately.
Please transfer via ATM or Online to :
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Once done, WhatsApp the transfer receipt indicating your Meetup Name to Cyril.
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**Balance payment to be made by 30 September 2019.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- Price may be adjusted if the number of participants is less than the required minimum.
- Any cancellation due to FORCE MAJEUR (landslide, volcano eruption, flood, and more natural disasters or flight cancellation) is non-refundable and the local tour operator will try to offer other similar programs with the same budget.
Disclaimer, Indemnity, and Terms of Participation:
If the participant does not show up at the meeting point specified on the agreed date and time, the organizers (hereafter taken to include assistants and hosts) will not wait for the participant. All deposits paid are non-refundable. Transfers will only be allowed under special medical conditions. It is the participant's onus to find out and fulfill, in a timely manner, the immigration requirements of the trip destination with regard to his / her own nationality - i.e. visas, permits etc. In the absence of essential documentation, the organizers shall not be liable for the consequences of incomplete trip formalities. The participant acknowledges that this is an adventure trip. Should the Organizer decides that the participant or their guest/s is unsuitable to join or their participation may affect the general interests of the group, then the Organizer reserves the right to refund the deposit and remove or replace their slot with another member. The participant by joining is fully aware that the itinerary serves as a guide only and flexibility may be required. The organizers cannot be held responsible for any changes, price increases, cancellations or delays caused by the local travel representative including any mishaps, accidents, strikes, government regulations, weather conditions or natural calamities, etc. The participant is advised to have comprehensive travel insurance against medical emergencies, personal accidents, natural calamities, etc. with the appropriate coverage of activities and geographical area. The participant agrees to assume all risks associated with the trip and indemnifies the organizers and hosts against all claims arising from his / her participation.
**By my participation, I agree & accept the above terms and conditions.**
**All participants MUST sign a waiver**