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Stairway to heaven

Considered as one of the ancient man-made wonders of the world, the Banaue Rice Terraces have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manila, Philippines

Hikers will have so much fun here! Place is incredible, the view will surely take your breath away... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cassie D
Luzon, Philippines
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Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years ago with primitive handtools.
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“rice” (54 reviews)
“long drive” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Considered as one of the ancient man-made wonders of the world, the Banaue Rice Terraces have withstood the test of time and continue to be used as rice paddies sculpt up the slope of mountains in the Ifugao Province in northern Philippines. The terraces were...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hikers will have so much fun here! Place is incredible, the view will surely take your breath away! If you are using public transportation, the journey is long from Manila, however, it's definitely worth it! make sure to book a local guide to bring you...More

Thank Cassie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up just reading Banaue from textbooks. But actually experiencing it was truly a blessing. Trekking through the rice terraces is the best way to appreciate their magnificence. All the trekking, hiking, walking, climbing, etc. is absolutely worth it. It really is more fun...More

Thank Wins_Salvador
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a local bus Ohayami near Lacson street in Espana and we were informed that they do only night trip to Banaue. It cost us 490 pesos each for the 9 hour ride. The bus is comfortable and spacious. Bring a jacket as it...More

1  Thank EatME S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The finest landscape in the Philippines done by local ancetors years then. The place looks like a huge valley redesigned for rice planting. Theres no doubt why a lot of tourists visit the place because of its outstanding beauty and relevance to filipinos.

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you have the time it's definitely worth doing. it's about a 10 hour drive from manila. the rice terraces are absolutely stunning. in banaue town there are plenty of scenic viewpoints. the most popular terrace to visit is batad rice terraces which you can...More

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This place is listed in my travel bucket list and I am so glad to have it finally crossed out in my list. We have traveled for more than 5 hours but the magnificent view is totally worth it!

Thank npas71
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

If you love nature, peace, quiet and just in need of time away from busy and loud Metro Manila this is the place for you. A must go if you're visiting the Philippines. The bus ride was about 10hours from Manila. It wasn't too bad...More

Thank dbelle28
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is such an awesome place to visit. Lots of my friends has this place in their bucket list and I am happy that I ticked it off myself! The view is just breathtaking and sooo wonderful. It's been listed by UNESCO as one of...More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Of course, there are no signs. Coming from Sagada, we were driving along 109 when we saw the Rice Terraces on our left. Good thing the highway was empty; my husband had to swerve into a dirt parking lot in a blink of an eye!...More

Thank mzzyap8
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Addo S
13 September 2017|
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Response from brent eugene w | Reviewed this property |
Hi , fellow traveler !!! To be fair the closer you can custom your tour towards June or July the better ....this has to do with the harvesting of the crops and the higher moisture in the air around July as the rainy season... More
Addo S
13 September 2017|
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Response from Karin S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I was there in April, so I'm not sure what it looks like in December. Sorry!
Gigi L
14 April 2017|
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Response from Neal L | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I used Vic for a 5 day rice terraces trip which also took in Vigan in February- cost around 30,000 pesos just 2 of us in car so 15,000 each. 5 people would be ok in Vic's van but cramped if more. He is a good safe... More