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A 2 km trek from the road will take visitors into a lush valley of terraces and traditional Igorot communities, before coming upon the powerful Bomod-ok Falls, a 200-foot tall column of water splashing down from above.
Culture lovers will enjoy Sagada’s Ganduyan Museum, containing sculptures, jewelry, and antique artifacts. The owner is also a wonderful source of information for those who wish to find out more about Sagada’s history and culture.
Those who wish to marvel at the traditional Hanging Coffins of Sagada can head to Echo Valley, the locally-chosen memorial site for the deceased. Sagada’s local tribes believe that the higher the body is, the closer it is to heaven.
Often referred to as the “Eighth Wonder of the World”, rice terraces can only be found in a few parts of Asia, and Sagada is one of them. These multi-tiered formations were carved by locals to maximise farming space.
The adventuresome will love Samaguing Cave, which goes deep into the ground. Climbers will descend about 200 meters below the mouth of the cave, and be taken aback by the natural stalactite and stalagmite formations that have been millions of years in the making.
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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.
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Sagada is a mysterious village in a mountainous province of the Philippines, about 250 miles from Manila. It’s just under a mile above sea-level and situated near the Chico River, much of it on switch back mountain roads.
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