Bangaan Rice Terraces

Banaue, Ifugao

Bangaan Rice Terraces is located in Banaue, Ifugao. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rice terraces of Bangaan has a more expansive yet layered arrangement. Like the other rice terraces in the area, they were also built two thousand years ago.

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  • Bangaan Retreat

    Bangaan Retreat

    We hardly get any tourists these days, said the old man as I inquired if the Ifugao house is available in Bangaan, Ifugao province. "Of course it's available. You get the same rate as you got before."

    Business has been quite bad for Mang Florencio and his Bangaan Family Inn in Banaue since the road to Batad has been finally completed. Tourists these days simply go straight to Batad instead of staying overnight in Bangaan. Whereas before, the inn was the only place you can stay and park your car if you wish to trek to the village of Batad. But progress has made this arrangement unnecessary. ...

  • Bomodok Falls Tiring But Rewarding Adventure Sagada Mountain Province

    Bomodok Falls Tiring But Rewarding Adventure Sagada Mountain Province

    We arrived in Sagada at 11:15am. We were dropped by the van driver at George Guesthouse, Sagada Town Proper and it's just a 5-minute walk to the place where we stayed for 2 nights ??" Kanip-Aw Pines Lodge. We checked in, settled our things and rested for a while. We started to walk towards the Tourist Information Center at around 12:30pm; it's a 10 to 15-minute walk. We inquired for the available tours and rates in the information center and decided to go for the Bomod-ok falls trekking adventure for the whole afternoon.

    • Guide Fee: P500 ??" 10 visitors or less
    • Barangay Fee: P10 per ...

  • Ifugao And Its Stairways To Heaven

    Ifugao And Its Stairways To Heaven

    A few minutes after breakfast, I found myself standing in awe, in front of the rice terraces, those fields carved from the mountain sides, perhaps made by bare hands of the Ifugao tribe. A massive work that covers the slopes of some of the mountains in Banaue and the nearby towns. They seem like stairways to heaven, revealing their beauty as the rising sun began to cast its morning light on the ancient rice terraces.

    Ifugao, my 55th province.

    A landlocked province, Ifugao belongs to the Cordillera Administrative Region, sharing its borders with Mountain Province, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya a ...

  • The Ifugao Rice Terraces

    The Ifugao Rice Terraces

    Built for more than 2000 years ago, this magnificent man-made creation is one of the contributions of the Filipinos to humanity.

    Every December, right after classes, it has been my tradition to start my Christmas break by visiting a place I haven't been to. For this year's location, I have decided to finally visit the very famous Rice Terraces of Batad, in the province of Ifugao.

    Ifugao is one of the provinces of the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. Roughly around 9-10 hours travel time from Manila to Banaue, the town before Batad and another 2 hours to the downtown Batad. Bo ...

  • Israeli Ambassador Visits Ifugao

    Israeli Ambassador Visits Ifugao

    The Ambassador of Israel visited Ifugao from October 3 until October 6 to tour the heritage sites and tourist spots of the province.

    Ambassador Ben Matityau together with his staff Lizie Lu arrived on October 3 in Banaue and was welcomed by the municipal local government officials led by Mayor Jerry Dalipog.

    The following day they visited the rice terraces of the municipality located at barangays Viewpoint, Batad and Bangaan which are part of the heritage sites of Ifugao inscribed by UNESCO in its World Heritage List.

    On Oct. 5, Kiangan Mayor Joselito Guyguyon brought Amb. Matityau ...

  • Bangaan Rice Terraces A UNESCO World Heritage Site In Ifugao

    Bangaan Rice Terraces A UNESCO World Heritage Site In Ifugao

    We had our breakfast at the Banaue Police Station (astig!), that's one of the perks of having a friend and a travel buddy who is a police officer.

    It was a satisfying meal complete with fish and vegetables, coupled with my morning coffee. The best part was also the warmth of the people! I had a chance to talk to a female police officer there, while she was typing something on her computer. She said Banaue is a peaceful town, most of the reported cases are simple vehicular and parking problems.

    As I went outside to catch some fresh air, I realized her point. Banaue is indeed beautiful…
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