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7 must-visit camping sites near Metro Manila

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Planning your next vacation? Sure, you can be on the white sands of Boracay, the limestone cliffs of Palawan, or the surf breaks of Siargao. But if you're looking for places with outdoor, adrenaline-inducing activities and are not too far from the metro, you may consider exploring campsites. You can never go wrong with spending time with nature and waking up sea of clouds and a cool breeze. Plus, it's more affordable for you and your loved ones!

The good news? There are plenty of places near Metro Manila that offer awesome camping experiences. They're waiting for you to pack your stuff, hit the road, and drive.

Metro News Central listed fun campsites to help you plot your next vacation and escape the hustle and bustle of the city.


The Secret Haven Campsite


True to its name, the Secret Haven Campsite in Barangay San Mateo, Norzagaray, Bulacan offers a serene atmosphere where you can marvel at the wonders of nature, being the only campsite in the province with a cave, a river, a spring, and a lagoon.

The site provides free use of life vests and allows tent pitching without any environmental or corkage fee. You only need to pay P199 to P250 per head. Tent rentals range from P500 to P800 for three to five persons. Cabins and larger accommodations are also available for bigger groups.



Gerald Paradise Adventure Campsite & Farm


Located in Antipolo, Rizal, this campsite boasts an overlooking mountain view and exciting hiking trails. For P899 (cabin) or P999 (kubo) for two persons, you can camp under the stars in a refreshing venue overlooking the Sierra Madre mountain range.

There's unlimited WiFi, 24-hour electricity, and even a standby generator in case you want to post your IG-worthy shots. Breakfast is free in their package promo, and you're welcome to bring your own food without any additional charges. It's only a two-hour drive from Metro Manila with private and secure parking spaces.


Little Hill Paradise


Also in Antipolo, Rizal, Little Hill Paradise offers a delightful camping experience with options to rent tents on-site. Prices start at P700Php for a kubo good for two persons, P1,200 for four persons, and P1,600 for six persons, all complete with fan and bedding. They also provide well-stocked stores for your convenience and a pool to relax in.


Rainbow 89 Ecopark Camping and Trekking


Wake up to the mesmerizing sight of clouds and a refreshing breeze at Rainbow 89 in Sitio Maysawa, Tanay, Rizal. If you opt for a day tour, you can rent a kubo with a comfortable lunch at just P250. The park offers picturesque views and plenty of picture-perfect spots, all without charging a corkage fee for bringing your own food.


E. S. Campsite


E.S. Campsite in Mt. Paruwagan, Montalban, Rizal caters to campers who want to enjoy the scenic beauty of mountains and trees through tents and viewing decks. Entrance fees range from P20 to P100 for day tours and P200 for overnight camping. Tent and hammock rental rates vary from P200 to P500, with mini-cottages and view decks for a more luxurious camping experience.


Camp Caloy Daraitan


Nestled in Barangay Daraitan, Tanay, Rizal, Camp Caloy Daraitan offers an affordable overnight rate starting at just P350 per person. This hidden gem provides awe-inspiring views of majestic mountains and a glistening river. Engage in thrilling activities such as river tubing, waterfall chasing, and trekking up Mt. Daraitan for panoramic views. It's a mere 2.5 hours away from Metro Manila.


Kuta Bungliw Eco Lodge and Campsite


Situated in General Nakar, Quezon, this campsite is ideal for those seeking quiet surroundings where they can sit around the bonfire and immerse themselves in the beauty of nature. They offer Sagada-inspired sleeping huts, a flowing pool, and view decks with hammocks. Campers can also try hiking, caving, swimming, and a balsa river cruise. Overnight camping only costs P350 per person.

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