Mt. Pulag National Park

Buguias and Kabayan in Benguet, Kiangan, in Ifugao and Kayapa in Nueva Vizcaya;
Area/ Year Established
11,550 hectares / 1987
Special Features
Highest peak in Luzon at 2922 meters above sea level; second highest peak in the Philippines (shy of 32 meters from the highest mountain in the country, Mt. Apo (2954 masl) in Mindanao)

See more descriptions in: Mt. Pulag : Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering : SummitPos
Park Facilities
Visitor Center, Protected Area Superintendent (PASu) Office, ranger station, pathways/trails, camping ground
Allowed Activities
Hiking, picnic, camping, sightseeing, trekking, mountain climbing, bird watching, biking
Fees(subject to change without prior notice)
Entrance fee: P100 (local); US$15/person (foreigner)
Camping Fee: P50/head/night
Type III Climate: No pronounced maximum rain with short dry season; Temperature at the peak could drop to 2-3 degrees Celsius at night time during December to February.
To view current weather forecast: click Mount Pulag Weather Forecast (2922m)
Best time to visit
Places to see
§  Peak – highest point
§  Grassland Summit – camping grounds
§  Hairy Haven – moss-covered trees
§  Cloud Junction – portion where clouds meet
§  Mossy Forest- stunted trees with branches covered by moss
§  Dwarf bamboos- endemic small bamboos growing in the area
Places to stay
Camping grounds 1 and 2


View Mt. Pulag National Park in a larger map

View of the peak from the camping ground

Sign board direction to the summit

Clearing near the Ranger Station
Hairy Haven
The peak at last!

Victory at the peak

Cloud Junction - where clouds from different directions seem to meet
Final stretch of trail to the peak
View of the peak's ridge line

"When the road you are trudging seems all uphill..."

"Rest if you must but don't you quit..."

Pure cluster of dwarf bamboos that inhabit the peak

The best coffee in the world - is the coffee you bring up to the peak

Downhill is a lot easier

Designated camping ground
Grassland vegetation along the trail to the summit

Vegetable farms encroaching the park
Traditional hut along the trail to the peak