"Trek to Nagsasa Cove from San Martin, Subic" Subic Things to Do Tip by monina_c

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  first glimpse of the cove
by monina_c

There are a lot of options for hikers in Subic. My latest experience is the Nagsasa Traverse but you can also opt for the traverse through Mt. Balingkilat or Cinco Picos and a host of others.

The hike from the jump off point in Brgy. San Martin, Subic to Nagsasa Cove takes about 5-6 hours depending on how fast you walk.

This activity can be organized with the help of the local Aeta Chieftain Jimmy Ablong (09219543215) who will organize the guides and the boat for you.

You need to write a letter of intent with a list of participants addressed to the Mayor of Subic, copy furnished the Police Chief Inspector and Chieftain Ablong.

It is best to start out very early in the morning (3:00a.m.) so you can catch the sunrise at the summit and miss the heat of the day on the last leg of the trail.

Cost of the Activity: P1100/pax give or take a few pesos
Deatailed costing:
Guide - P120/pax (P600/guide:5 guests)
Van - P600/pax (P6000 - Mla-Subic-Mla all in - Urvan seats 10 upwards)
If you want to hire a van, you may call: 0921-4567675 or 0915-5688242
Boat fare - P250/pax (Nagsasa- Pundaquit)
Local Tax - P20/pax
Entr. Fee - P50/pax (Nagsasa Beach)
Add: P200 to defray the cost of the guide fetching you from the Subic Police Station.

Bring at 2 liters trail water and your breakfast and lunch. Your group is also expected to bring food for the guides. They bring their own trail water.

Address: San Martin, Subic, Zambales
Directions: Ask Chieftain Ablong or his men to fetch you from the Subic Police Station so you won't have to try and find San Martin turn off in the dark. Jump off point is a little way off from the center of Subic Town.

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  • Updated Apr 21, 2012
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