Mountain Province News
Sagada is a high-altitude municipality located within the Mountain Province of the Philippines. It boasts a handful of attractions from beautiful rice terraces, majestic waterfalls, wondrous panorama of mountain range and rich culture. Aside from these, Sagada is also surrounded with a number of caves great for spelunking.
Watch the Dancing of the Clouds as it reveals the beautiful town of Bontoc.
The Philippines has spectacular sights, beautiful islands and natural landscapes to visit. After countless trips to various beaches, our family thought of doing a Mountain Province adventure for an exciting change. My hubby Dennis planned the long but scenic road trip to Sagada, Bontoc and the Maligcong rice terraces.
Leaving Manila early in the morning, we reached Baguio City in time for a tasty Pinoy breakfast at Caf by the Ruins. And then we continued our trip to Sagada, arriving in time for lunch.
This was my first time in Sagada and I was excited to visit the famous Sumaging Cave an ...
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 people of Sagada follow a unique burial ritual in which the dead are buried in coffins which are tied or nailed to the side of cliffs. These ?hanging coffins? can be found in various locations like China, Indonesia, and the Philippines. This culture buried their dead on cliffs for centuries because they believed that they will be closer to heaven and that the younger generations will benefit spiritually from this ritual.
In the Lumiang Burial Cave, located on a hilltop called Echo Valley, lay a stack of coffins which enclose some of the oldest Igorot ancestors who have laid their dead. ...
When you say Mountain Province the first thing that comes to your mind is Sagada. Long and overlooked, Bontoc is the capital of Mountain Province and now currently gaining its popularity on social media. This is my first trip to the province ??" i just packed my bags and go with them. Bontoc is a town walled by mountains ranges. A unique setup where I wondered how did the people first get and settled here.