Highlights of the Northern Philippines Tour

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Activity Level



Local Experience, Hiking and Walking, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 2



Tagalog (fluent), English (fluent)

Let's explore this beautiful side of the Philippines

This tour will take you to the beautiful mountains of the Cordilleras and the awesome history and beaches of Ilocos.

During the tour in the Mountains you will be staying in native accommodation such as huts and you will be getting to know more about the locals and their culture the Cordilleras has a very rich and interesting culture.

We will be going on day tours per day and have some rests in between, this is an adventure where we hike to see beautiful rice terraces, falls, caves, museums, sand dunes, and beaches.


This is an 8 days 7 nights tour exploring the Northern part of Luzon. We start the trip by picking you up at your hotel and taking the private van ride up to the mountains to see the rice terraces of Banaue and Bontoc, Sagada and UNESCO World Heritage Vigan City

Day Tours:
Day 1 Visit Banaue Rice Terraces
Day 2 Visit Batad Village and Maligcong
Day 4 Lumiang Sumaguing Cave Connection and Echo Valley Sagada
Day 5 Historical Tour of Vigan
Day 6 Visit Laoag
Day 7 Sand Dunes of Paoay
Day 8 Back to Manila

This tour requires overnight accommodations.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel

Duration: 8 days

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Private Van

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10500 Philippine Piso - (approximately 200USD)
for meals and snacks
souvenirs on all the places

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: This tour does not include accommodation.


I am not a licensed guide and will not be able to guide you inside of the historical monuments but I will be joining you during the musuem tour as the licensed musuem guide gives us the information.

Private tour guide William James

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