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Days to summit: 2 DAYS
Specs: MAJOR CLIMB
Trail Class: 3
✔Roundtrip van transfer
✔Tour guide / porter
✔ travel insurance
✔ lunch /dinner / breakfast /
Things to Bring
Personal Things (Clothes, Towel, Gadgets)
personal first aid kit
09:00 meet up dasma
10:00 pala pala
11:00 MOA/ GREENFIELD
12:00 ETD going to Palauig, Zambales
0400 ETA Palauig, Iba, Zambales.
0500 ETA Jump-off point; Register at welcome center, Start trek. Quick Snack/Breakfast to Power-up
0900 ETA First water source (not potable), Snack/Break
1200 ETA Second water source, Lunch (Packed lunch)
1730 ETA ‘Bunker’, Set up Camp
1800 Dinner, Socials
2000 Lights Out
0500 Start Trek to Summit
0600 ETA Summit
0630 Back to Campsite
0730 Breakfast, Break camp
0830 Start Descent
1200 ETA Second water source, Lunch
1400 ETA First water source
1700 Back at Jump-off Point
2300 ETA Manila
✔Expect a muddy and wet hike since it is rainy season (Bring Poncho or Rain Gear).
✔Be cautious of loose rocks. Secure your belonging with plastic bags to prevent from getting wet.
✔Bring Jacket, gloves, Bonnet, extra blanket /thermal blanket since the temperature can get up to 6 deg. Celsius at night.
✔Bring your first-aid kit.
Mt. Tapulao is the rooftop (highest peak) of the coastal province of Zambales. Its major jump-off point is Barangay Damapay-Salaza, Palauig. We will be dividing the hike into two days with 7 hours of trekking each day.