DIY Travel Guide to Mount Binacayan, Rizal [Rizal Travel Guide]


Mount Binacayan is without doubt one of the rocky mountains within the Philippines with 423 meters above sea stage.

What will you do to flee out of your stress out of your work, from the site visitors in Manila, out of your agony? Maybe you may say you’ll simply eat an ice cream, a pack of chocolate or going to mall? Have you ever tried to flee by relationship with nature?

DIY Travel Guide to Mount Binacayan, Rizal [Rizal Travel Guide]
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Last October 11, 2015, I hosted my first occasion with my fellow buddies the place we determined to go to Mount Binacayan at Rodriguez Rizal.

Mount Binacayan, Rizal: An Escape to Stress
Mount Binacayan, Rizal

We select this mountain as coaching grounds since we’re all new to mountain mountain climbing and to witness the ocean of clouds and dawn.

Our day began at Jollibee farmers round two within the morning. While ready with my fellow hikers, we had taken the breakfast and purchase some meals for our trekking. After that, we experience to a utility van going to Eastwood however the driver supplied us a direct experience to Brgy. Wawa and add ten pesos. Around 4:00 within the morning we arrived on the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) then I registered my group and pay two pesos for environmental payment and so they additionally give us our information going to Mount Binacayan after which we drop bye to the Brgy. Hall and provides some donation.

Around 4:30AM we begin trekking going to the Mount Binacayan as we stroll we see the 2 mountains named Mount Pamintinan and  Mount Haponang Banoi. After an hour of trekking, we had observed how blessed is that this place through natures. You can even see the individuals dwelling in that place saying good morning with their heat smile.

Around 6:00 am we witness the ocean of clouds and the dawn. I had discover to my group how candy their smile after they attain the highest. And they mentioned how God is nice. I felt the happiness and heat smile in my coronary heart and I really feel that Gods love us. As he releases our worries and stress in our works.

After that, we had took some pictures within the summit with my fellow hikers they had been actually glad that they see that place round 10:00AM we begin to descend and we take the opposite method. Then we had facet journey on the cave, on the Karugo Falls and Wawa Dam.

DIY Travel Guide to Mount Binacayan, Rizal [Rizal Travel Guide]
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Nature is actually priceless. how will you escape the stress other than consuming goodies, ice cream or going to a mall. Why not give your self slightly break working within the workplace. Pack up your issues and go to some stunning locations. Will you say that travelling is pricey? What if I’ll say to you that after I was a child it’s additionally my huge drawback? My mom all the time saying after I invite her to go to stunning locations she all the time says perhaps another time. I understand how poor we’re however thanks God my father love’s to go to the fiesta and I all the time had an opportunity to go to some locations like church buildings.

What if I say we had solely spent PHP250.00 throughout our trek. Travelling is only a matter of alternative. If you wish to journey it is best to make your precedence. If you might be investing some cash with non-sense workers why don’t you attempt to discover the character?

Mother nature has so much to supply with you. She heals the damaged coronary heart, she eases your worries and in addition to your stress within the work.

One day you’ll say how blessed you might be as you discover the world. Seeing stunning place and assembly new buddies and perhaps you may meet your lifetime accomplice.

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”- Jack Kerouac.

Anything is feasible as you pursue you dream to journey. Little by little you’ll meet the entire world. Try the Mount Binacayan as your coaching grounds to climb a mountain, it’s actually beneficial for the primary timer and also you received’t imagine how wonderful is that place. Try additionally to discover on the Karugo falls and take some swimming and chill out with the wonderful view of the waterfalls.

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As you begin to go depart the positioned, you’ll cross by on the Wawa dam. Feel the place as they whisper in you and simply shut your eyes. It’s actually wonderful on that place. After 5 hours trekking, you may be again to DENR and make some tidy up. Anyway, the individuals in that place are very sort and approachable should you had a query on them. They will reply you with their sweetest smile.

Escaping in a stress isn’t straightforward, however should you opened your thoughts with other ways it’ll blow your thoughts to attempt some extra. Enjoy and discover the world!

Here is our itinerary and breakdown of our trekking throughout our climb on the Mount Binacayan.


PHP55.00*2 – Fare UV specific going Eastwood

PHP10.00*2 –Fare going to DENR

PHP2.00 – DENR payment

PHP50.00 – Guide payment (We give PHP 500 to our information divide 10)

PHP20.00 – Brgy. donation (It will depend on you)


0300 – Meet up at Jollibee Cubao farmers

0315 – Take van from Cubao to Eastwood, Rodriguez Rizal

0430 – ETA, Rodriguez Rizal, take a tricycle or jeep to Brgy. Wawa/tourism

0500 – Start trek to Mt. Binacayan

0800 – Arrival at summit

1100 – Early lunch

1300 – Start descent

1500 – Back at Brgy. Wawa, tidy up, take outbound trike

1700 – Back in Manila


About the Writer:

Mount Binacayan, Rizal: An Escape to StressFlorence Visitacion, Flor for brief and I’m from Bicol Province and at present working in a development firm in Makati.  I simply began travelling throughout my highschool, however solely in close by place. During school days,  I had an opportunity to journey by becoming a member of a contest and they’re the one who spend my journey charges and resort lodging. When I began my fist job final April 2015, I began looking out new locations and I had my first journey close to Manila and exploring the character and mountains. I’m planning to work overseas to so I can journey around the globe. I’ve been dreaming to going to Venice & Florence since after I was a toddler. Exploring the character is my solely method simply to flee lacking my household and stress from my work.

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