Bomod-ok Falls are located in Sagada, Mountain Province. Bomod-ok Falls is said to be one of Sagada's most visited tourist attractions for both locals and visitors alike as one can simply enjoy its marvelous charm. The word Bomod-ok simply means "Big" thus the name came from The Big Falls.
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When my dear friends Tom and Kai told me they wanted to spend their honeymoon in the Philippines, the first places that came to mind were El Nido and Boracay. A place where newlyweds could bury their toes in the sand and sip cocktails all day sounded like the right place to go. But when Tom told me they were looking for adventure over Sex on the Beach (pun intended), I knew exactly where to take them instead Sagada.
Sagada is a small town in the mountain province of Luzon in the Philippines. Many visit for its cool and refreshing climate, beautiful caves and hanging coffins as well as the serene mountains. Take enough cash with you, when you visit it. The whole town only has one ATM, which is not always working. Although exchange rates are quite bad.
Mandatory Tour Guide Clarification: Contrary to what all the tour guides will tell and post to tourists. Tour guides are not legally required in Sagada. You will not be arrested, fined or in trouble with the police in any way, if you choose not to hire a g ...
The term Bomod-Ok means "big" in Bontoc. Truly this is one gigantic falls that I've seen in my life. Standing 200 meters high, this gigantic falls can be reach by trekking through scenic rice terraces. It was a long trek for some but if you are into hiking this trek will be a piece of cake for you plus the view is worth it.
This itinerary will cover Banaue & Sagada, Northern Luzon over 4 days, and is the third part of my Philippines backpacking trip. To see my previous itineraries, please check out my 6 day itinerary for El Nido, Palawan and 4 day itinerary for Coron, Palawan
• Trip length and when did I go? 4 days in November 2016
• Places visited: Banaue, Sagada, Manila (transit), Baguio (on return trip)
• How much did it cost me? MYR 490
At A Glance
• Day 1 - Manila to Banaue. Arrival in Manila. Did some sightseeing and shopping at SM Mall of Asia and Baclaran Market to pass th ...
Bomod-ok Falls measures 200 meters in height hence it is called the Big Falls. Bomod-ok Falls is located in the northern part Sagada, a good twenty-minute ride from the town center. This imposing falls is flanked by greenery on either side and on its feet are varying sizes of smooth and jagged rocks.
The hike to Bomod-ok Falls from the information center usually takes the guides thirty minutes to complete, but for out of shape tourists who like to admire the view and take photos of every nook and cranny of the path (supposedly 400 steps of concrete path, which I am sure I misheard), the one ...
Sagada is a beautiful small town in the Mountain Province of the Philippines. There are tons of outdoor activities you can enjoy here, particularly cave and waterfall exploration. The following is a quick guide for an extended weekend jaunt from Manila or wherever else you may happen to be.
1. Length of stay
Do what I did, treat yourself to a long weekend and spend three days in Sagada. This should be the perfect amount of time to see it all and fit in some side trips.
2. Find your adobe
While accommodation was arranged by our hell-on-wheels tour, we quite liked where we got to la ...