"SAGADA: No other place on earth comes close" Top 5 Page for this destination Sagada by morgagni
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There are two ways to get to Sagada. One is by taking the various buses bound for Baguio, and from Baguio, take the Lizardo buses going to Sagada. Manila to Baguio takes around 6-7 hours and costs P285, while the Baguio-Sagada trip usually lasts 7 hours and costs P189.
The alternate route, the one we (my sister Olive, my girlfriend Joy, and I) opted to take, is the Manila-Banaue-Bontoc-Sagada route. We took the lone 10pm trip of the Banaue-bound Autobus, starting from its terminal located in Sampaloc, Manila. The trip took around 9 hours, with two stop-overs- one in Bulacan, and another one in Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya- and cost P257. I never knew that Nueva Vizcaya was a moutainous province until recently. I have always thought that just like Nueva Ecija, it was just purely flat land with vast ricefields. And also, Nueva Vizcaya had a cooler temperature than in the lowlands. I bet this leg of our trip would have been more exciting during daytime since it passes through the scenic Dalton Pass.....To view my complete journal on Sagada, go to: http://www.virtualtourist.com/m/5c598/
- Pros:CAVES (the best), falls, food, hanging coffins
- Cons:terrible road to sagada (which actually adds to the excitement), 9PM-curfew
- In a nutshell:Sagada is the best place in the Philippines!
This map by PM Stephens really proved useful for us. more travel advice
It's advisable to pass through Banaue for the chance to see the world-famous Banaue Rice Terraces. From the town proper,... more travel advice
Written May 31, 2003
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