Northern Philippines on a Shoestring

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Manila to Manila

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Pick somewhere different to go for your next adventure – like, really different. These eight days in gorgeous, northern Philippines will stay with you forever. Trek through remote villages to see stunningly green rice terraces, learn about unusual and historic traditions like the hanging coffins of Sagada, and then wrap it all up by meandering down the streets of Manila, which may honestly be some of the most underrated fun this side of Southeast Asia. We swear.

What’s included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Batad Homestay, Batad
  • Rice terraces trek (Batad)
  • Cultural performance (Batad)
  • Orientation walk (Baguio)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Trek to a remote village
  • Snap photos of beautiful rice terraces
  • Experience filipino culture and hospitality

Itinerary

Manila Arrive at any time.
Manila/Baguio Travel north by bus, then enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival to Baguio. Opt to get a massage.
Baguio/Sagada After another long day of travel, arrive at the outdoor paradise of Sagada, a base for adventuring.
Sagada Free day for hiking or a caving excursion. Opt to visit the hanging coffins the area is famous for.
Sagada/Batad Travel via jeepney along scenic mountain roads and then by foot on local hiking trails to reach a local village for an overnight homestay experience. Discover the daily lives of the Ifugao people. Enjoy a cultural performance and a local dinner.
Batad/Banaue Hike back to the main road and hop in a jeepney bound for beautiful Banaue. Enjoy free time and views of the famous rice terraces.
Banaue/Manila Free time to trek along the terraces or relax. After soaking in the last of the spectacular views hop on an overnight bus to Manila.
Manila Arrive in Manila in the morning. Depart at any time.
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