12 days in Cordillera Region Itinerary

12 days in Cordillera Region Itinerary

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12 days in Cordillera Region Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Bus:  20 h
1
Baguio
— 5 nights
Bus + Taxi:  5 h 45 min
2
Banaue
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Sagada
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Tuba
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

5
nights
Baguio

Baguio ©
With its mountain location, Baguio has long been seen as a pleasant retreat from the lowland areas.
Explore Baguio's surroundings by going to La Trinidad (Mount Jumbo & Bahong Rose Gardens). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Burnham Park, make a trip to Session Road, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden, and walk around Mines View Park.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Baguio trip itinerary planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Baguio is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Philippines Time (PHT) is 16 hours. In December, Baguio is warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Banaue.

Things to do in Baguio

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

La Trinidad
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Burnham Park ©
Burnham Park
Mines View Park ©
Mines View Park
Good Shepherd Convent ©
Good Shepherd Convent

1
night
Banaue

Banaue ©
Surrounded by aesthetically pleasing and historically important rice terraces, the town of Banaue brings in many visitors each day, drawn to its World Heritage-listed agricultural sites.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Tappiyah Falls, get to know the fascinating history of Batad Rice Terraces, and then get to know the fascinating history of Banaue Rice Terraces.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Banaue holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Baguio to Banaue takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sagada.

Things to do in Banaue

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Banaue Rice Terraces ©
Banaue Rice Terraces
Batad Rice Terraces ©
Batad Rice Terraces
Tappiyah Falls ©
Tappiyah Falls

3
nights
Sagada

Sagada ©
Occupying a cool, scenic position up in the hills, Sagada shows little colonial Spanish influence, unlike much of the country.
Sagada is known for nature, historic sites, trails, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Sumaguing Cave, Head underground at Lumiang Cave, look for gifts at Sagada Pottery & Training Center, and trek along Echo Valley.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sagada trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Banaue to Sagada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Tuba.

Things to do in Sagada

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Sumaguing Cave ©
Sumaguing Cave
The Hanging Coffins Of Sagada ©
The Hanging Coffins Of Sagada
Bomod-Ok (Big) Falls ©
Bomod-Ok (Big) Falls

1
night
Tuba

Tuba ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Ben Cab Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tuba attractions planner.

You can drive from Sagada to Tuba in 6.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tuba are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tuba

Museums
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Ben Cab Museum ©
Ben Cab Museum