Visit the Dalton Pass Shrine in Santa Fe
Marvel at The Hanging Coffins Of Sagada
Explore the Sumaguing Cave, located in Mountain Province
Visit the Bontoc Museum
See the Ifugao Batad Rice Terraces
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Accommodation in Banaue hotel with daily breakfast
Round-trip, 6-seater A/C van with English-speaking driver
Services of a Local English-speaking tour guide during the tours on Day 2 and 3.
Complimentary snacks on board (biscuits & sweets)
Bottled water during the tour
WiFi Access while on board the air-conditioned van
Jeepney hire on day 3 during the Batad Village Tour
Personal Accident Insurance coverage of up to PHP750k for travellers up to age of 75.
Taxes and service charges. All applicable entrances fees and environmental fees.
Tips, and service charges
Lunch and Dinner on personal expense
All other personal miscellaneous expenses
Know Before You Book
Children must be accompanied by two adults and will be sharing room with them.
Transport will be upgraded for confirmed bookings with more than 6 travellers.
Not recommended for expectant mothers.
Not recommended for travellers with heart problems, spinal injuries, or other serious medical conditions
At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
What you can expect
Witness the breath-taking view of the Banaue Rice Terraces also know to be the Eighth Wonder of the World.
The gateway to Banaue is through the land locked evergreen provinces of Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya. Countryside settings such as rice fields surrounding the small towns and villages are common sight showing simplicity of living. Take a short stop at a restaurant for lunch in San Jose City and resume drive to Banaue, stop at Dalton Pass and Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya, passing by Bagabag, where picturesque mountains and rivers start to ascend to the Ifugao land.
Day 2 will start with a 3 to 4 hours ride (one way) to picturesque Sagada with its ancient burial caves and mummified coffins at Sugong & Echo Valley. Under guidance of a local English-speaking guide you will glimpse Lumiang Burial Cave which houses more than 100 coffins are stacked in the entrance. The oldest around 500 years old. Many of them have images of lizards carved on them which are symbols of fertility and long life. Then enter the impressive Sumaguing Cave, known for its rock formations and impressive chambers. Visit Bontoc's tribal Museum on the way back, with artefacts and unique pictures from the mountain tribes. Stop at the Viewpoint to admire the Terraces.
Day 3 is a visit to Batad, approximately 16 kms away, the first 14 kms of the which will be travelled by our privately chartered local jeepney. The rest of the distance is on foot using a mountain trail. The trip to Barangay Batad in Banaue, to witness the amphitheatre shaped terraces located at 3600 ft., it takes only a 30 minutes hike. Stop at the panoramic Banaue viewpoint at 4800 ft. that provides a perfect experience of the enormity & extent of the terraces followed by a visit to the Banaue Museum. Banaue Museum features a decades-old books by anthropologist Otley Beyer and Igorot artefacts collected by his son William. The museum is on two floors featuring weaponry, jewellery, traditional dress and photographs of Banaue 100 years ago.