SCHEDULE TRIPS:  WEEKLY (DEPARTURE EVERY TUESDAY)

 

NO OF PAX: Minimum 2 passengers required

 

Rate Type                            Rate per person

Adult                                  $480 (Twin occupancy)                         

                                                 

Inclusions 

  • 3nights accommodation at Banaue Hotel or similar with Set Breakfast 

  • Round-trip air-conditioned van with English-speaking driver (Max. 6 pax comfortably seated in a van)

  • Services of a Local English-speaking Tour Guide during the tour on Day 2 and 3. 

  • Complimentary Snacks on board (biscuits & candies) 

  • Bottled water during the tour 

  • All applicable entrances fees and environmental fees

  • WiFi Access while on board

  • Jeepney hire on day 3 during the Batad Village Tour 

  • Personal Accident Insurance coverage of up to PHP750,000.00 and applicable to traveler ages 1-75y/o.

Exclusions 

  • Gratuities

  • Lunch and dinner on personal account

DEPATURE TIME:

  • Manila: 0600am

  • Banaue: 0800am

ITINERARY

DAY 1 (TUESDAY)   -  MANILA/ BANAUE JOURNEY (SEAT-IN-COACH)  (B)

 

  • Early breakfast / Packed breakfast

  • Pick-up at hotel and proceed to meeting area for Banaue Heritage Tour

           

  • 0600H   Depart Manila for Banaue via North Expressway.  The gateway to   Banaue is through the land locked evergreen      provinces of Nueva Ecija and Nueva Vizcaya. Countryside settings such as rice fields surrounding the small towns and      villages are common sight   showing simplicity of living.  In San Jose City, a short stop at a restaurant for lunch (on individual account).  Resume drive to Banaue, stop at Dalton Pass and Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya, passing by Bagabag, where picturesque mountains and rivers start to   ascend to the Ifugao land.

 

  • Arrive in Banaue late in the afternoon.

  • Check-in at Banaue Hotel.

  • Dinner (on individual account)

  • Overnight stay

 

DAY 2 (WEDNESDAY) BANAUE / BONTOC/ SAGADA / BANAUE (SEAT-IN-COACH) (B)

 

  • Breakfast inside the hotel

 

  • After breakfast in the hotel, we will start the day with a 3 to 4 hours ride (one way) to picturesque Sagada with its ancient burial caves and mummified coffins at Sugong & Echo Valley. Under guidance of a local English-speaking guide you will glimpse Lumiang Burial Cave which houses more than 100 coffins are stacked in the entrance. The oldest around 500 years old. Many of them have images of lizards carved on them which are symbols of fertility and long life.                      

 

  • Then enter the impressive Sumaguing Cave, known for its rock formations and impressive chambers. Visit Bontoc's tribal Museum on the way back, with artifacts and unique pictures from the mountain tribes.

 

  • Stop at the Viewpoint to admire the Terraces. Return to hotel at Banaue

  • Overnight Stay

 

DAY 3  (THURSDAY)  BREATHTAKING RICE TERRACES/VILLAGE TOUR (SEAT-IN-COACH) (B)

                       

  • 0800H   Early breakfast

 

  • After breakfast, From Banaue to Batad is approximately 16 kms away, the first 14 kms of the which will be traveled by our privately chartered local jeepney. The rest of the distance is on foot using a mountain trail. The trip to Barangay Batad in Banaue, to witness the amphitheater shaped terraces located at 3600 ft., it takes only a 30 minutes hike.

 

  • Stop at the panoramic Banaue viewpoint at 4800 ft. that provides a perfect experience of the enormity & extent of the terraces followed by a visit to the Banaue Museum. Banaue Museum features a decades-old books by anthropologist Otley Beyer and Igorot artifacts collected by his son William. The museum is on two floors featuring weaponry, jewelry, traditional dress and photographs of Banaue 100 years ago.

 

  • If time permitting, make a stop at the market and souvenir shop before returning to hotel

  • Overnight Stay                                                       

 

DAY 4 (FRIDAY) BANAUE / MANILA (B)

 

  • Breakfast inside the hotel

  • 0800H Departure Banaue for Manila using the same route as Day1

                       

  • Lunch enroute (On pax account)

 

  • Arrival in Manila. Drop off at the meeting area

  • Meet and Transfer to hotel for check-in

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

  • Children must be accompanied by two adults and will be sharing room with them.

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Infants must sit on laps

  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers

  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

  • Transportation will be upgraded for confirmed bookings with more than 6 travelers. This experience requires good weather.

  • If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.