Opdas Cave

Kabayan, Benguet

Opdas Cave is located in Kabayan, Benguet, only about 300 meters from the municipal building and is a spot that cannot be missed. Considered as one of the biggest burials caves in the municipality, it has 200 skulls and bones neatly piled on ledges reminiscent of the catacombs of Rome.

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  • Kabayan Mummies National Museum And Opdas Cave

    Kabayan Mummies National Museum And Opdas Cave

    Still basking in euphoria after the successful and effectual Paskookum 2015, and while enjoying the cool climate and wonderful views in Kabayan, Benguet under the stars that seem to shine brighter up in the mountains, we finally mapped out our itinerary for the sidetrip that has become an integral part of every Paskookum.

    NATIONAL MUSEUM - Kabayan Branch

    Owing to the chilling weather, most of us woke up later than planned. Nevertheless, our e-camp at the school gradually grinded with activity as soon as we prepared breakfast. Some of the kids even returned to the school and gamely played ...

  • Gaze at the Alluring Beauty of Benguet

    Gaze at the Alluring Beauty of Benguet

    The people of the province of Benguet have held their culture and traditions close to their hearts even with the passing of the ages, and by staying true to their beliefs they have kept their unique way of life alive. Benguet remains a fascinating and exotic place that draws thousands of visitors year after year.

    Benguet is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. Its capital is La Trinidad and borders, clockwise from the south, Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Sur, Mountain Province, Ifugao, and Nueva Vizcaya.

    Baguio, a popular tourist dest ...

  • Opdas Cave in Benguet

    Opdas Cave in Benguet

    Planning a trip Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part in planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into an unfamiliar places, people and culture is paramount.

    Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.

    It offers awesome tourist attra ...

  • Eight places to visit this All Souls Day in the Philippines

    Eight places to visit this All Souls Day in the Philippines

    Paying respect to the dead can be traced back to as far as the era of modern homo sapiens when the remains of a Neanderthal man was unearthed with animal fragments and flowers suggestive of early funerary rites. All Souls' Day in the Philippines is one considered as one of the most important holidays. It is the time of the year when most people working in the city go home to their respective provinces to pay respect to their departed loved-ones.

    But if you are one of those not-so-lucky-people who's not able to secure a flight or bus seat back to your province, here is a list of some intere ...

  • Visit Switzerland in Benguet

    Visit Switzerland in Benguet

    It is currently so cold in La Trinidad Valley that frost covers almost everything including its crops. While it is a problem for vegetable growers, the frost will be novelty for low landers. Visitors can enjoy the frost until end of next month in what is now known as the "Switzerland of Benguet". People said children could leave water and sugar out overnight and make icicles.

    Vacationists frequent the valley during summer to enjoy mountain climbing strawberry picking or a cold splash at Colorado Falls in Tuba, one of the favorite sites of Baguio residents.

    This time, the frost will provi ...

  • Benguet has it all

    Benguet has it all

    Strawberries, mummies, Igorots, silk, and Mt. Pulag. These are the things that got into the mind of this new person I have met when I told her I was from Benguet. Probably, these will also be the things that would enter other people's mind when they hear of the word Benguet.

    But these are not only what Benguet has to offer. There are more things to see in this treasure-filled province.

    Benguet is the roof of Northern Luzon and the gateway to the Cordillera region. It is the homeland of three tribes ??" the Ibalois, the Kankana-eys, and the Kalanguyas ??" collectively referred to as Igor ...