Hapao Rice Terraces, Banaue

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#2 of 16 in Outdoors in Cordillera Region
Take a light trek through Hapao Rice Terraces, a natural sanctuary and a World Heritage Site. Learn from the locals about their farming traditions and the heritage of Ifugaos as you hike along the stone walls of the terraces, which take you down to the foot of the mountain. Surrounded by hills, walking along the trail through the rice terraces makes a truly memorable experience, with only the blowing wind creating any background noise. Hire a guide to give you a more detailed impression of the region, and also to show you the hidden hot spring. When walking, be careful not to cause damage to your surroundings. To visit Hapao Rice Terraces and other attractions in Banaue, use our Banaue trip website .
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  • Great stroll across and through the scenic Hapao rice terraces - ask for Nason to guide you for a detailed description of rice panting and harvesting. You'll need to keep your balance well as some of ...  more »
  • Very nice hike through the rice paddies in the mountains, so Vertigo abstain because we walk on low stone walls close almost all the time with always a side with the vacuum. Do it with a guide to not getting lost, having good shoes, not simple sandals. Meetings with very friendly local people, for us night homestay, extra as a souvenir.
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  • This rice terraces are differents than Batad but if you have one more day to spend in Banaue you can go there. It's really easy with the tuck took and for this you can ask Joseph Bumakel on Facebook h...  more »

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Where to stay in Banaue

An established tourist destination, Banaue benefits from a range of places to stay. A couple of upmarket hotels and resorts sit a little away from the main town--but never far from the regional roads--enjoying views of the terraces, plenty of additional facilities, and evening cultural performances. The town center has a multitude of guesthouses, inns, homestays, and hostels, geared towards solo backpackers and adventurous families, with group rooms, single rooms, and dormitory-style lodgings.
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