Mt. Napulawan Traverse (Hungduan-Hapao) | Itinerary and Budget


Itinerary and Budget for Mt. Napulawan (2,642masl) traverse (Hungduan to Hapao) climb and Sagada sidetrip.



Day 0

2100 ETD for Banaue via Autobus or

Florida Bus Lines

Day 1

0700 ETA Banaue; take rented jeep to

Hungduan, Ifugao

1200 ETA Hungduan, Ifugao. Register at

Police Station and have lunch

1300 Secure guides; prepare for trek

1400 Start trek

1700 ETA Ny-o campsite

1800 Dinner / socials

Day 2

0530 Await the sunrise; prepare for


0700 Start trek

0830 Reach mossy forest (1900 MASL)

1200 Lunch along the trail

1400 ETA Mt. Napulauan summit

1500 Set up camp; await clearing of sky

and sunset views

Day 3

0530 Sunrise; prepare for

breakfast and departure

0700 Start descent via Hapao trail

1030 Early lunch along trail

1500 ETA Hapao. Wash up. Rented

jeepney to pick you up there

1700 ETA Banaue; dinner, souvenirs

1800 Take Take a Bus to Sagada

2200 ETA Sagada

2230 Check in


Day 4
0800 Wake up and eat a breakfast
1000 Chill around Sagada
1200 Lunch
1300 Register on municipal
1400 Go to Sumaguing cave
1500 Start Caving
1700 Go back to lodge
1800 Take a bath
1900 Dinner
2000 Socials / Sleep

Day 5
0800 Wake up and eat breakfast
1000 Bath and prepare things
1200 check out
1230 Ride a bus to Baguio
1800 ETA Baguio
1900 Dinner
2030 ETD Baguio
0300 ETA Manila


Manila to Banaue P450 (Student fee P360)
Banaue to Hungduan to Hapao to Banaue P4500 each jeep
Banaue to Sagada P4500 each jeep
Sagada to Baguio P250
Baguio to Manila P400
Other Fees
Guide P3000 (1000 each guide for 3 days) *each guide can accommodate 5 hikers.
Porter P500 per day
Environmental Fee (Banaue) P20
Hungduan trekking fee P50
Environmental Fee (Sagada) P35
Sagada budget P200
Sagda Accomodation (Residential Lodge) P250 per night
Food allowance P1500

Safe budget for the climb and sidetrip to Sagada is 4,000 to 4,500 pesos.



Contact Ms. Karol 0916-520-0117
She helped me from organizing the transportation down to our Sagada accommodation. Mabait sya sobra.

Mc Pol

Mc Pol Cruz is the owner and publisher in this travel and lifestyle blog, Weekend Sidetrip. He love being under the sun and doing things that he loves, traveling. Mc Pol is ready to explore various culture, stop foot to stunning places, savor different cuisines and help other travelers in their adventures.