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Batad Rice Terraces, Banaue

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Take in the spectacular views of Batad Rice Terraces, inscribed on the World Heritage List and shaped like a gigantic natural amphitheater. Over 2,000 years old, these terraces remain in use to this day, engineered to perfection and providing livelihood for many. Be prepared for a strenuous hike up to the best vantage points. There are plenty of opportunities to buy necessities and bottled water along the way. For Batad Rice Terraces and beyond, use our Banaue vacation trip planner to get the most from your Banaue vacation.
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  • 9 hours drive from Manila should not be a barrier to get to this paradise on Earth. Visit the rice terraces of Batad is a journey but will remain probably one of your most beautiful souvenir of your trip to the Philippines. March April is the best time because the rice fields are green. Careful to be well shod if you decide to go up to the viewpoint!
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  • Need to hike 1km to go and leave the village and need to hike 1 km from village to the top to have a nice view to the rice fields. Public jeepney leaves Banaue at 9 am. The fare is 150 pesos. Jeepney ...  more »
  • When you get to the start of the trail to the rice terraces, dont be conned into taking a guide as they are not needed. One trail in the same out.  more »