CORDILLERA Region is situated within the mountainous islands of North Luzon. It consists of 6 provinces and one city: Apayao, Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Baguio City. Banaue is home to the most picturesque and awe-inspiring rice terraces that stretch for miles into the horizon. Sagada in the Mountain Province is known for its hanging coffins. Baguio is a mountain resort city located in Benguet and best known for its cool weather, parks and flower gardens.
Things to do
Discover the spectacular 2000-year-old Banaue Rice Terraces
Visit the Bontoc museum to see interesting photographs from the headhunting days.
Visit Kiltepan, Sagada, for great views of the burial caves and hanging coffins.
How to get there
Banaue is about 8-10-hour drive North of Manila. Sagada is 2-hour drive from Banaue, 30-minutes from Bontoc and 5-hour drive to Baguio City. Vigan can be reached by flight from Manila to Laoag for about 1.15 hours and then a 2-hour by land from Laoag to Vigan.