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$590 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Heritage of the Cordillera: Banaue, Batad, Sagada

Day 1: Travel to Banaue The group assembles in Manila in the evening and you get some shut-eye while you travel through winding mountain roads. When you wake up you will be in Banaue, home of the famous rice terraces, often referred to as the eighth wonder of the world. Day 2: BatadYou trek to Batad, a village within an amphitheater of rice terraces. You hike amidst the rice paddies to a spectacular waterfall and spend the night in the village. Day 3: Travel through Bontoc to Sagada You hike out of Batad then take the scenic road to Sagada. You stop at Bontoc where you learn about the customs of the indigenous people of the mountain region. In Sagada you do a preliminary tour of the village and its picturesque surrounds. Day 4: Sagada highlights You do plenty of hiking to see the many attractions of Sagada. These include a sacred waterfall, hanging coffins, an underground river and local handicrafts shops. Day 5: Sagada caving You've saved arguably the best for last. You spend an exhilarating morning underground traversing a bizarrely beautiful cave system. In the afternoon you say goodbye to the Cordillera mountains and take an overnight bus back to Manila. Day 6: Arrival in Manila At around 2AM you arrive at a bus station in Manila.

$1100 Outdoor Activities

8 days 7 nights Luzon Adventure

Day 1: After your landing in NAIA airport, your driver will be waiting for you at the arrival terminal to take you to your Hotel and have a relaxing day or night near the Manila Bay. Day 2: In the morning, you will visit Intramuros, the old Manila before hitting the road to go to Pampanga. Day 3: Next day will be the first adventure: trekking to the crater of Mt. Pinatubo. For a start you will be taking a 4x4 jeep to get to the starting point and from there you will need to walk 7km, depending on the season, you might have to cross the river a few times to reach the crater, dont worry it will be easy and worth it ;) . Picnic lunch will be provided. After your trekking adventure we will head to Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines. Day 4: After breakfast, you will visit the Market of Baguio and then head to Sagada, a town in the Cordillera mountains. Day 5: you will hike and see the Echo valley's century old hanging coffins as well as caves. After Sagada we will be heading to Banaue. On the way, you will stop by Bontoc to visit its museum run by the nuns and see the replica of an old traditional village and Ifugao artifacts. You will reach Banaue in the late afternoon where you will be staying in a comfortable hotel, with the view rice terraces that was build around 2000 years ago by the ancestors of indigenous people. Day 6: The following day be ready for another big adventure, we will be walking 3-4 hours from Bangaan, an old village to reach another village and walk in the huge rice terraces of Batad, Batad is a remote village of about 1500 people in Ifugao province, said to home of the best and well preserved rice terraces in the cordillera province. You will be staying there for one night to feel, learn and understand the culture in the village. Day 7: it's time to leave the mountains and head back to Manila or Clark. Day 8: End of your tour.