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Ifugao - Mt. Province - Benguet 2017 Tour

Long before the advent of social media, going to the inner municipalities of Ifugao, Mt. Province, and Benguet requires extensive research, patience, and luck. Today, one can easily visit these places simply by availing tour packages offered by different travel companies online.  Ifugao - Mt. Province - Benguet 2017 Tour My wife and I took this opportunity to avail of the  Sagada Tour Package of Travel Galore . For us, this tour package is a total blessing. Just to share... half a decade ago, we planned a do-it-yourself trip to Sagada . However, natural calamities like typhoons and landslides combined with personal reasons like our marriage and having a baby had put the said plan in the " pray-it-will-push-thru " bin.  Check out our stops in the map below: What we find great about the tour package was the fact that despite being called a Sagada Tour Package , it is actually a tri-provincial tour. It is more of an Ifugao - Mt. Province - Benguet Tour  with just an

La Trinidad Strawberry Farm - Benguet

Located in La Trinidad in the province of Benguet, La Trinidad's   Strawberry Farm is a popular destination for tourists and families looking for a unique bonding activity in the province.  La Trinidad Strawberry Farm La Trinidad Strawberry Farm details It is common knowledge that strawberries thrive in a cool environment. Hence, strawberry farms are quite rare in a tropical country like the Philippines. Having one like the Strawberry Farm in La Trinidad, Benguet is more than enough to generate visitors from curious locals from all around the country.  La Trinidad Strawberry Farm - La Trinidad, Benguet Fresh strawberries anyone? It's harvest time! La Trinidad Strawberry Farm is just 30 minutes away from Baguio City (one of Benguet's most famous tourist traps) making it part of the itineraries of most tourists.  Welcome to La Trinidad Strawberry Farm To make the most out of your visit to La Trinidad   Strawberry Farm , it is highly recommended that you v

Lion's Head (Kennon Road) - Benguet

Found along Kennon Road in the outskirts of Baguio City in Benguet, Lion's Head is a 40-foot man-made and painted gigantic rock that resembles a lion's head. It was commissioned by the Lions Club of Baguio City. Lion's Head Lion's Head details So what's behind the giant lion's head sculpture? The story goes that years ago when tourists started to flock to Baguio City by means of Kennon Road, they used a large rock, which is naturally shaped like a lion, as a landmark that they are near Baguio City. Due to its popularity, the city government decided to "remodel" the large rock so that it would literally be known as the Lion's Head . Lion's Head - Baguio City, Benguet Say "hello kitty!" Roar! Construction of the present-day Lion's Head landmark began in 1968. Preparations were done by a group of miners and engineers while the carving of the rock was rendered by an Ifugao artist and woodcarver named Reynald Lopez Na

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