Ifugao Holidays

Most famous for its breathtaking rice terraces, we love the Ifugao region located in northern Luzon for its incredible natural beauty and rural landscapes. With picture-postcard perfect villages, verdant hillsides and dizzying mountain trails, this region allows to experience an authentic side of the Philippines where local customs and traditions remain unchanged for centuries. Don't forget to visit some of the local markets where you can help support the community and purchase some unique souvenirs to remind you of this beautiful region.

Reached by road from Manila its easy to combine a few nights in Ifugao with the bright lights of the city, then afterwards why not take the short flight to Bohol and relax on the unspoilt beaches?

Destination Highlights
  • Banaue Rice Terraces
  • Rural villages
  • Authentic Filipino life
  • Mount Data National Park
  • Ancient Rice Terraces

    Ifugao province is home to Banaue where the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site Batad and Bangaan rice terraces are located. Dating back over 2,000 years these incredible terraces are built on steep slopes with stone or mud walls and intricate irrigation systems and the views are just incredible.

  • Visit Native Villages

    This area of the Philippines is home to many native communities where you can learn a great deal about how the Ifugao people live and their fascinating culture which has remained untouched by the Spanish and American colonial influences of other parts of the country. Many of the villagers wear traditional handwoven clothing with colourful stripes and their main source of income is from selling traditional handicrafts such as woodcarvings and baskets.

  • Barbara, Destination Specialist

    Barbara

    Destination Specialist

    "This part of the Philippines is perfect for the more adventurous traveller. Be prepared that accommodation will be quite basic but the views of the rice terraces and the local villages will more than make up for it."

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