Mount Naupa is a go-to destination for campers and mountaineers. It is known to be the highest peak of Naga City, Cebu standing 584 meters above sea level with an almost perfect cone. It offers a panoramic view of the city’s beautiful natural scenery. It is a place where wondrous creation seems effortlessly within reach.
Mt. Naupa is best for neophytes in hiking. The trails to the peak are friendly but are also heart pumping that could still bring out the trill for the beginners. Depending on the pace, the hike can be completed in an hour.
Scenic View at the Top of the Peak
The place offers the most scenic view from the top—a panoramic view of the mountain ranges. It is your little piece of paradise. It offers someone a cold, chilly experience as the temperature drops during afternoon until night. It is also the best place to witness the sunset and the sunrise.
Best for Overnight Camping
To those who want to enjoy the place, they can set-up their camping tent. It is best to go there when the weather is fine and is not raining so they can enjoy and chill under a starry night.
Sea of Clouds for the Lucky Ones
Waking up early from an overnight camping in a mountain offers you the best time of the day. It gives you a refreshing and a breath-taking view of the nature that would surely recharge your inner soul. It is foggy and chilly in the morning but the sunrise is the best gift your eyes can see. And you’ve got to witness the sea of clouds, if you are lucky.
How to Get There?
Ride a bus at Cebu South South Bus Terminal to Rikio Highway. Fare is 20-30 pesos. Ride a motorcycle from Rikio to Cogon Chapel. Fare is 100 pesos. This is the jump-off point going to Naupa. Hike from Cogon Chapel to Mt. Naupa.
Via Private Vehicle:
The place can be navigated through Waze. Whether you are riding a motorbike or your own vehicle, it is best to navigate via Waze or Google Map.
Kids from the chapel would offer to guide visitors in going to the peak. Most of them would ask P100 for the guide fee.
P20 per person
- Mountain Biking