The City of Baguio is a highly urbanized city in northern Luzon in the Philippines. Baguio City was designated by the Philippine Commission as the Summer Capital of the Philippines on June 1, 1903. The name Baguio conjures, for both the international and domestic traveler, a highland retreat in the Grand Cordillera in Northern Luzon, with pine trees, crisp cold breezes and low verdant knolls and hillocks. Through the numerous decades Baguio has morphed from what was once a grassy marshland into one of the cleanest and greenest, most highly urbanized cities in the country. It has made its mark as a premiere tourist destination in the Northern part of the Philippines with its cool climate, foggy hills, panoramic views and lovely flowers.
3:00am - Manila to Baguio6:00 - Arrive Baguio/Start tour:*Lion's Head*PMA*camp John Hey*Botanical Garden*Wright Park*The Mansion*Mines view Park*Good Shepherd12:00 - Lunch13:00 - Continue Tour*Baguo Cathedral*Burnham Park*Bell Church*Strawberry Farm16:00 - Depart Manila22:00 - Arrive Manila Being the ideal convergence zone of neighboring highland places, Baguio is the melting pot of different peoples and cultures and has boosted its ability to provide a center for education for its neighbors. Its rich culture and countless resources have lured numerous investments and business opportunities to the city.The name of the city is derived from the word bagiw in Ibaloi, the indigenous language of the Benguet Region, meaning 'moss'.The city is at an altitude of approximately 1500 meters (5100 ft) in the Luzon tropical pine forests ecoregion conducive to the growth of mossy plants and orchids. Baguio City has become the center of business and commerce as well as the center of education in the entire Northern Luzon.