Banaue Rice Terraces, Banaue

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#1 of 17 in Historic Sites in Cordillera Region
Hand-carved into the slopes of Ifugao Mountain over the course of 2,000 years, Banaue Rice Terraces form a spectacular cultural landscape and a World Heritage Site that has evolved through countless generations. Soaring up to 1,500 m (4,921 ft), these labor-intensive terraces with masonry retainer walls follow the contours of the mountains like high-precision isolines on a geographical map. Take a walk from Banaue's main road and stop at numerous viewpoints along the way, or hire a guide for a more thorough tour. Marvel at the maze of terraces slinking around the slopes, which have been feeding the area for centuries. One of the oldest man-made structures on the island, it is widely considered by Filipinos as the eighth wonder of the world. With our online itinerary creator, Banaue attractions like Banaue Rice Terraces can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Hello everyone, we come back from a 3 day with Franz trek: it was fabulous! full of humor, it is trouble from the beginning to the end of the stay (and his mom is an excellent cook!) Do not hesitate a second to leave with him, you will spend an unforgettable moment
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  • These rice fields are beautiful and the guide who accompanied us (Dany) was charming and ready to meet all our demands. Great time...
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  • We booked the 2 day 1 night trek with our guesthouse in Banaue. This took us from Banaue to Pula, Cambulo and Batad. It was one of the best treks I have done. The views are amazing! Banaue rice terrac...  more »
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  • LOVE THIS PLACE! The Weather, Cuisine, Cilture, and Friendly people is one must-see and visit places in the world! Want to unwind and get some freshly breezed air! This is the place you need to go! You need to try Hiking! Biking Downhill! Talking With the Elders and Specially taking Photos in the area! Thank you a lot for a good experience
  • Truly beautiful and thanks to its remote location it is very peaceful. It is a bit tricky to explore the area since walking is the only option. But the paths are fairly easy even though the steps sometimes are quite challenging. If you want to make sure that you find your way and don't miss out on anything you can get a guide already in Banaue, alternatively when you get to the start point of the path.
  • Beautiful! A must see if you are in the Philippines. Be aware of the windy road. There is nothing like this in the U.S. I had to put a patch on for motion sickness to help.
  • The majestic Banaue rice terraces. The views are amazing. Do not miss this part of the country you will not be disappointed.
  • A total paradise on a hidden mountain. It would be wonderful if our group stayed longer on this spot. But we are running out of time and just decided to just take pictures.
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