2.8 – Eco-tour "à la carte" –
Terraces and the Mountain Province
Philippines are rich in exceptional sites of great diversity. In the
region of Luzon, in Northern Philippines, Ecoconut Tours Inc. has
selected the site of Banaue, located in the Cordilleras Central
Banaue is remarkable for its
rice field terraces that make up an impressive landscape like stairs
ascending to the sky.
The Banaue Rice Terraces are
2000-year old terraces that were carved into the mountains of Ifugao in
the Philippines by ancestors of the Batad indigenous people.
The terraces are located
approximately 1500 meters (5000 ft) above sea level and cover 10,360
square kilometers (about 4000 square miles) of mountainside.
The Rice Terraces are
commonly referred to by Filipinos as the "Eighth Wonder of the World"
and are a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1995.
You can do several
activities such as taking in the scenery and trekking to the villages
to see Ifugao traditional practices and cultural immersion in Homestay
Fully customized itinerary,
as you wish.
Please ask for a quotation.