Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Route Summary: Manila -Banaue-Sagada-Vigan – Baguio -Manila
Baguio : Known as the summer capital in the Philippines due to its year-round cool climates with a variety of cultural, historical and wonderful scenery.
Vigan : Unique among the Philippine town since it is the country’s most extensive and lone surviving historic city way back from 16th century Spanish Colonial period.
Sagada: The perfect place for nature lover, and for those who want a relaxing journey surrounded by a peaceful nature.
Banaue Rice Terraces : A 2000-year old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao in the Philippines by ancestors of the Batad indigenous people. It is commonly thought that the terraces were built with minimal equipment, largely by hand. The terraces are located approximately 1500 meters (5000 feet) above sea level and cover 10,360 square kilometers (about 4000 square miles) of mountainside. They are fed by an ancient irrigation system from the rainforests above the terraces.
Included in this itinerary is the most popular adventure tour in Sagada, descending the Sumaguing cave and walking through the rice terraces of Batad. In and around Banaue you could be fascinated with the wonderful view of the man made rice terraces and feel the creep at the hanging coffins in Sagada and other scenic natural attractions. You will explore the the Northern part of the Philippines and experience the cold breeze of Baguio with spectacular views and embrace the heritage site of Vigan. It is one of the few Hispanic towns left in the Philippines whose structures has remained intact, and it is well known for its cobblestone streets and a unique architecture that fuses Philippine and Oriental building designs and construction, with colonial European architecture.
5 Days / 4 Nights PRIVATE Banaue, Sagada, Vigan & Baguio Round Tour
This 5 days Tour is ideal for those who want to see as much as possible in a short time and of course this means more time in the car and less time available for sight seeing on the spot.
Pricing1 Person : ₱ 60,525.00
2 Persons : ₱ 30,485.00 per person
3 Persons : ₱ 22,200.00 per person
4 Persons: ₱ 20,405.00 per person
Day 1: Manila – Banaue
0630am – Depart Manila to Banaue via Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya and stopping at San Jose for Lunch (at own expense). We then stop at once of the scenic lookout points along Dalton Pass followed by late afternoon arrival in Banaue .
Day 2: Banaue – Batad Village
0800am – Early breakfast and then depart with your English speaking local guide. From Banaue to Batad is approximately 16 kilometers away, the first 14 kms of which will be traveled 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 amphitheater shaped terraces located at 3600 ft., takes only a 30 minutes hike.
After Banaue proceed travel to Sagada (2 hours) and stay overnight.
Day 3: Sagada – Vigan
After 0700am breakfast meet your local English speaking guide and depart for Lumiang, a burial cave containing coffins of 400 years old, Sumaguing Cave and see other hanging coffins within easy sight of Echo Valley. Proceed to depart for Vigan, one of the oldest town in the Philippines and a UNESO World Heritage Site passing the rugged, scenic Cervantes Road (called “the mountain trail of Benguet”) (approx. 5 hrs.) Photo stops along the way. Overnight stay.
Day 4: Vigan – Baguio
0700am – start your guided Vigan Tour. part of this tour youwill be driven around in a “Calesa”, a horse-drawn carriage. Enjoy two different Vigan museums, visit an ancestral mansion and the “Pagburnayan”, a local pottery maker. Then proceed travel to Baguio City the summer capital of the Philippines. Lunch and Dinner (pax account)
Check in Hotel
Day 5 : Baguio – Manila
After 0700am – breakfast meet your English speaking driver guide for your Baguio City Tour with a choice of the following tourist spots and landmark.
Option of Wood Carver Village, BenCab Museum, Mines View, The Mansion and the Wright Park.
In the afternoon leave Baguio Going back to Manila (4hours)
End of Tour
PickupFREE Pick up 06:30 am from your hotel / home in Manila (*) on Day 1.
(*) If you wish to be picked up either straight from a Manila airport or from Angeles airport, please let us know your details and this can be discussed. Extra costs apply. Please indicate this in your Booking Request Form.
Drop offFREE Drop off at your hotel / home in Manila estimated at 18:30 pm on Day 5 (depending on weather and traffic conditions).
Things to bring
Sunscreen, hat, insect repellent, refillable water container, walking shoes or strong sandals, swim wear, waterproof jacket, spare dry clothes.
Note_Baggage allowance limited to max. 20 kg per person.
Inclusions & exclusions
- Round trip transportation by new airconditioned vehicle throughtout (FREE WIFI on board for first 3 bookings). with English speaking driver except day 2 using a private, non airconditioned jeepney.
- 4 nights best available run of the house accommodation (sharing basis. Single supplement) incl. 4 breakfasts, local taxes & service charges on meals and rooms.
- Fuel, toll fees, parking fees, registration fees and taxes + service charges on meals and rooms.
- All tours incl. entrance fees as mentioned in itinerary. Local English speaking guide where indicated.