Banaue Tourist Places to Visit in Banaue, Philippines, Asia

Banaue Tourist Places to Visit in Banaue, Philippines, Asia

Banaue is a small town in Ifugao Province in Philippines which is known for its World Heritage Sites and rice terraces having a total area of 191.20 sq kms. Banaue is classified into 18 districts and its Mayor is Jerry U. Dalipog. Banaue coordinates with 16.55’ degree North Latitude and 121.3’ degree East Longitude.


Places to visit in Banaue:

There are several tourist attractions situated in and around Banaue which are listed here below:

  • Banaue Rice Terraces
  • Hapao Rice Terraces
  • Tappiyah Falls
  • Nungulunan Rice Terraces
  • Guihob Natural Pool
  • Friends Country Music Bar
  • Bacung Spider Web Rice Terraces
  • Mount Nagchayan


Tourists can also visit capital city Manila which is about 349 kms from Banaue that has some lovely places of tourist attractions like:

  • Matukad Island, Caramoan
  • Calaguas Island, Vinzons
  • Tappiyah Falls, Banaue
  • Ayala Museum, Makati
  • Newport Performing Arts Theater,
  • Corregidor Island
  • University of Santo Tomas
  • San Agustin Church
  • Fort Santiago
  • Manila Cathedral
  • Rizal Shrine
  • San Agustin Museum
  • San Sebastian Church
  • Malacanang Palace & Museum
  • Binondo Church
  • National Museum
  • Quiapo Church
  • Malate Church
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Solaire Resorts and Casino


Climate and Cuisines in Banaue:

Banaue being located on the northern part of Philippines experiences very hot and humid weather conditions all round the year. The temperatures during summers range from mid 30 degree Celsius with low of 20 degree Celsius. Banaue receives heavy to rather very heavy rainfall during months of July to October accompanied by thunderstorms and lightning. Banaue is also prone to cyclonic storms, hurricanes, gayle due to low pressure formed over Philippine Sea and South China Sea.

Banaue is renowned for local flavors and delicacies prepared from meat, chicken, beef and pork. The food is not so spicy when compared to other South Asian countries like Thailand, Japan and Malaysia. Many recipes made out of sea food like salmons, tunas and mackerals are well known local dishes in Banaue.


Connecticity to Banaue in Philippines:

Tourists can take private jeeps, cars and buses from Banaue to Baguio which is the nearest city. Baguio is well connected by land and air modes of transport to capital city Manila. Regular bus services are available from Baguio city to Banaue and other modes of local transport include jeeps and taxis. Baguio Airport is the nearest airport located from Banaue where flights operate on domestic sectors.


Hotels in Banaue:

Tourists can take accommodation facilities in some of the hotels and guest houses located in Bagiou when they visit the town for sightseeing. Here is the list of hotels in Bagiou city, the nearest to Banaue:

  • The Manor at Camp John Hay
  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Baguio
  • Azalea Residences
  • Holiday Park Hotel
  • Baguio Country Club
  • Hotel Elizabeth Baguio
  • Golden Pine Hotel
  • Hotel Veniz
  • Bloomfield Hotel
  • South Drive Manor

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