Let’s go to Mt. Mauyog!
All it takes to have a good adventure is to say “YES”.
Located in Balamban, Cebu, and near the historical Mt. Manunggal. A friend of mine asked me to join this activity 2 days before the actual trek. With only two familiar faces I know, it actually went well.
Let me tell you a little story, while waiting for our trekking group, my girl friend and I accidentally joined another one, thinking that they were the group we’re about to trek with. We actually found out that we were waiting with the wrong people. Good thing my friend asked them where they’re going. Hahaha. I wonder what will happen if we actually went with the other group.
So basically, as some of the experts say, that Mt. Mauyog is more challenging than Mt. Manuggal. I can’t confirm that because I have never been to Mt. Manuggal yet, soon….maybe soon.
You might want to check this Busay-Balamban Travel Guide.
But I can testify that the trail was quite steep for a beginner like me. The trail was just an hour trek to the summit. All I can say is, going up was easy, but going down was another story.
We actually went to two summits. Though the two were not far from each other. They offered different view and beautiful rock formations.
Descending, we went on a long route. It was that long that we manage to have some wordy game to keep us sane and not be bored on our way.
But all in all, it was a day well spent.
How to get to Mt. Mauyog
- You may chatted a jeepney from JY to Catipla for Php3000.00 like we did. It will take you around 40 minutes to get there.
9:00AM: Assembly at JY Mall
10:00AM: ETD from JY via chattered Jeepney (Php 3000.00)
11:00AM: ETA Tabuan
11:15AM: Start of trek
12:30PM: Lunch Break
1:15PM: ETD start the trek going to Mt. Mauyog (via sunog trail)
2:00PM: ETA Mauyog Summit
3:30PM: Start descend
5:30PM: Back to the City via chattered Jeepney
THINGS TO BRING:
- Sun protection
- Extra clothes
- First aid kid