Snorkeling & Scuba

Mountain Climbing & Nature Trekking


Nature TrekkingAurora is a prime spot for mountain climbing and nature trekking activities, with its large forest reserve areas, its vast lowlands and foothills, and the presence of the Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges.

The variety of terrain coupled with the abundance of clear streams, waterfalls and vegetation can make for a trekking experience as unique and challenging as one can plan. Trekkers are advised, however, to consult local officials in the municipalities to ensure that the area is safe beforehand.

Trek Areas

The municipality of San Luis offers some of the finest spots for nature trekkers. In its mountainous areas, one can track the trails to Cunayan Falls, Ditumabo Falls, Banju Springs and other splendors. San Luis also has numerous kitchenettes and food stalls where trekkers can buy provisions before a trip.

Dingalan is a place of many varied attractions for trekkers, including the Dingalan Bay View Site, Lamao Caves and the Rocks of Dingalan.

Dipaculao and Dinalungan also have many fine trekking spots, though mountaineers have not yet explored and marked out the areas for good trails. Casiguran and Dilasag also have their share of mountaineering attractions.


The best time for mountaineering in Aurora is during the summer months from April to June. It is best to avoid mountaineering activities during the wet season from June to October, when strong typhoons typically buffet the province.

Getting Around

Most transportation accommodations are concentrated in Baler. These places can serve as jump-off points within the vicinity of Baler and the nearby municipalities of San Luis, Dipaculao and Dinalungan.

You can possibly also make an extended trek up to Dingalan, Poblacion. Here, buses and a few jeepneys go daily to Bongabon, Nueva Ecija, while other means of transportation are available going to Cabanatuan City.

Casiguran and Dilasag can be trekked to from Baler, or reached faster by boat.

To travel to nearby areas, you may take a tricycle in Baler, Dingalan, Casiguran and Maria Aurora. Fares start from Php3.00.

Tour Guide

Several individuals offer adventure tour packages for backpackers and outdoor enthusiasts. Contact Noel C. Dulay at or by phone at +63 (919) 372-4764 for details.