Attractions

Top Choice Historic Site in Sagada

Echo Valley Hanging Coffins

Sagada's most popular attractions are the hanging coffins of Echo Valley: some are centuries old while others are only a few years old. Most are high up the sheer rock face, leading you to wonder how this was origin…
Cave in Sagada

Lumiang Burial Cave

Lumiang Burial Cave is a 10- to 15-minute walk south of the main village, towards Ambasing, well signposted along the left-hand fork in the road. Steep steps lead down to an enormous, lichen-furred cave where more t…
Cave in Sagada

Sumaging Cave

The exhilarating Sumaging Cave, or Big Cave, is the most popular of Sagada's caves. Its immense chambers are home to other-0worldly rock formations with fanciful names such as 'King's Curtain' and the more literal '…
Village in Sagada

Demang

South of the centre, the small village of Demang is now a barangay of Sagada but was the area’s original settlement and remains Sagada’s cultural and traditional heart. Most of Sagada’s dap-ay (outdoor patios) are i…
Museum in Sagada

Ganduyan Museum

This small museum is packed with an anthropologist’s dream of sculptures, jewellery and other Kankanay artefacts. Be sure to chat to the owner, the son of the late founder Christina Aben, who is a font of informatio…
Viewpoint in Sagada

Echo Valley Lookout

You'll pass the Echo Valley lookout on the way to the Echo Valley Hanging Coffins. You'll probably hear people shouting into the valley before you get there. The local joke is that if you shout out in Tagalog, it wi…
Village in Sagada

Besao

Hikes from nearby Besao are less busy than those around Sagada, but they don't feature any coffins and you'll need determination to tackle them. Jeepneys travel between Besao and Sagada throughout the day, but the l…