Mountain in KABAYAN

Mt. Pulag

Mount Pulag or Bundok Pulag, is Philippine's third highest mountain located in Kabayan, Benguet. Mt. Pulag stands at 2,926 meters above sea level and it is accessible and bordered between Benguet, Ifugao and Nueva Vizcaya.

Mt. Pulag is famous for the sea of clouds upon sunrise. Mt. Pulag has four trails: Ambangeg (Benguet), Akiki (Benguet), Tawangan (Ifugao) and Ambaguio (Nueva Vizcaya).

Mt. Pulag is proclaimed as a National Park through Pres. Proclamation No. 75 on February 20, 1987 covering an area of 11,550 hectares (28,500 acres). It is part of the Cordillera Biogeographic Zone and is a National Integrated Protected Areas Programme (NIPAP) site. The surroundings of Mt. Pulag is inhabited by different ethnic groups such as the Ibalois, Kalanguya, Kankana-eys, Karao, Ifugaos and the Ilocanos.

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  • About Mt. Pulag
  • Location

    Kabayan, Benguet, Philippines

  • Elevation (meters)

    2,926 MASL

  • Features

    Sea of Clouds, Grassland, Pine and Mossy Forest

About the trail

Because of its high elevation in the Philippines' northern mountains, the climate of Mount Pulag is temperate with rains predominating the whole year. During the wet season (June - November), expect the large amount of rainfall brought by south-west monsoon and typhoon from the Pacific Ocean. The best time to hike Mt. Pulag is during the dry season on December until early of May where the amount of rainfall is at the lowest.

Ambangeg Trail

The trail starts in Babadak Ranger station with a distance of 8 kilometers to the summit of Mt. Pulag. There are three sections in the Ambangeg trail:

  1. Ranger station -> Camp 1
  2. Camp 1 -> Camp 2
  3. Camp 2 -> Mt. Pulag Summit

Please note that homestay reservation with the locals and a medical certificate are required to allow you to hike in Mt. Pulag's Ambangeg trail. The homestay may cost around Php 300 to Php 400 without the meals. The meals may costs around Php 160. If you are going with a group, it is required for you to rent a jeepney going to Mt. Pulag.

You must also pay the national park fees per person:

  • DENR: Php 175.00
  • Ranger station: Php 150.00
  • Guide fee: Php 120.00 (min. Php 600 for 5 members or less)

Akiki Trail

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Ambaguio Trail

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Tawangan Trail

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Location of Mt. Pulag

  • About Mt. Pulag
  • Location

    Kabayan, Benguet, Philippines

  • Elevation (meters)

    2,926 MASL

  • Features

    Sea of Clouds, Grassland, Pine and Mossy Forest


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