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Address: Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years...

Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years ago with primitive handtools.

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Serene and beautiful. It is worth the long drive from Manila.

We had our own private driver/guide who took us on a day trip from Manila up to Banaue and Sagada. Our driver gave us fantastic insight into the Philippines history and culture... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karin S
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had our own private driver/guide who took us on a day trip from Manila up to Banaue and Sagada. Our driver gave us fantastic insight into the Philippines history and culture and went out of his way to make our trip comfortable and catered to what we want to do. The Sagada caves was a definite highlight. Our guide's... More 

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Thank Karin S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Banaue in Febraury, and have since learnt this is not the best season to visit.. we had a three day stay there and one day was completely rained off, so do check the forecast. After arriving at 7am on the bus from Manila, we set out walking for the main view point - approximately 4k from the village... More 

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2 Thank Lucym1905
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I start hiking from 6 am in mail road and visit all the view points but for sure the last ones are the best ones. And then I went back to the Banaue from trail road which was fantastic. I didn't hire a guide coz I'm good at finding my way by gps help. I didn't see anyone on my... More 

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2 Thank mohsen T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are 3 view decks here. The NFA-aguian, the Dayanara and the Main view point. We went to all of these by hiring a tricycle (one of their main transportation around the town). You can also hike for 1 hour. View decks are quite far from each other, better to hire a tric.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were accompanied by Marvin a local guide. He's a young man but amazingliy prepared. He will not give you only news on the spot, but he will take you throughout the past and present life of local people. His contacts are +639164580556, mail dumawol@yahoo.com.

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2 Thank Fabrizio113
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best for Nature lovers. ♥ Really love the dramatic view of the terraces. We keep on taking photos coz its very wonderful. And like we can't get enough of it. Though some parts still needs maintenance.

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Thank anglcsn
Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just love the never ending view of the Rice Terraces. It's when you can use your camera's panoramic mode and just keep taking photos because everywhere you turn it's still the rice terraces. If you love nature, you'll definitely enjoy being around this scenery.

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Thank Ayee B
Baguio, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How our ancestors made the rice terraces is truly remarkable. Although, through time, its grandeur and beauty was not maintained... when I first visited, I did not get the "wow" effect I was supposed to experience... It may also be due to the growing population in the area that the man-made terraces now has a lot of eye-sore... sad but... More 

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Thank Shayne G
Waterloo, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the rice terraces on my own and was lucky enough to meet Tornado, who not only is an amazing tour guide, but simply an amazing person. If you come to Batad, please contact Tornado, he will take your experience in this beautiful part of the world from great to exceptional! Tornado (and yes that is his real name... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a good price for your tour you can inquire to us. It is a package. That includes everything! Thank!

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