Kiltepan Viewpoint, a spot famed for the amazing view of sunrise in Sagada. It is also known as Kiltepan Peak, being the highest point in the area bounded by villages of Kilong, Tetep-an and Antadao. Giving you a view of the Kiltepan Rice Terraces from below having standing on a ravine at 1640 meters above sea level, one can see how the sun rises slowly filling up the skies with an awesome play of ...
light over the farther mountains of the Cordilleras while sea of clouds slowly drifts away from caressing the valley below.
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Being several kilometers above sea level was surreal!
Last February, I had the opportunity to work with US-based blogger Meileilan Usin-Mattinson (www.colorsofmei.com) for her Philippine Tour 2017. During the 10-day tour, we visited Sagada, El Nido, and her hometown, Zamboanga City.
We did not only visit Sagada for the first part of her tour but also the Batad Rice Terraces, one of the five clusters of the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras, a Unesco Heritage Site.
The views were plenty on our way to Sagada. We stopped by a couple of view decks, the Kennon Road View Deck in Baguio City and the Highest Point View Deck in Atok, Bengu ...
Summer! The sun is out, clear skies, cool sea breeze, and a good beach tan is just beautiful. Most people would definitely book a trip to the beach and that's what I habitually do. But this summer, I have changed course and went to the distant mountains of the Philippines to have a different summer experience.
Day 1: MANILA TO BANAUE
We started an early flight from Cebu to Manila, it was 45 mins. to an hour flight. Our driver met us at the airport and we headed to get some breakfast before the long road trip started. The trip to Banaue from Manila was more or less 13 hours drive. It sho ...
My friends and I have this yearly holy week escapade and this year was totally amazing. This is not the perfect trip but this is the most awesome outdoor experience that we all did together. We did trekking, caving and spelunking in Sagada and lived like natives while savoring the awe-spiring, breathtaking stairway to the skies in Batad, Ifugao.
This is a 3-day budget travel itinerary to Sagada and Batad which all of you can follow step by step. I want to share with you all you need to know before you visit these two beautiful places in the northern part of the Philippines. All about touris ...
Where do broken hearts go nga ba talaga, tita Whitney Houston? If the movie That Thing Called Tadhana were to answer this question, the response would be Sagada, specifically to Mount Kiltepan where their Mace (Angelica Panganiban's character) could receive very special attention from their very own Anthony (JM de Guzman) and feel kilig all over again. They could stare at the sea of clouds in solitude, basking in the golden rays of the sun god, while only a few inches from one of the cutest and definitely talented actors in Philippine show business.
Mace and Anthony are fictional characters ...
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 ...