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Batad Rice Terraces is one of the famous terrace cluster of Banaue, Ifugao Province. It is the most spectacular landscape in Philippines. These secluded amphitheatre-like terraces was carved out of the mountains by ancestors of the old people of Ifugao 200 years ago without the aid of machinery.  As part of Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippines,


Banaue, Ifugao is the home of the Worlds famous Banaue Rice Terraces. It is widely knows as the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE. It is called as one of the Seven Wonders of the World by most Filipinos. The Batad Rice Terraces and Bangaan Rice Terraces are the two terrace cluster in Banaue. The rice terraces was built over 2000 years ago by ancestors of the old people of Ifugao for crop production.  Among the popular tourist destinations in Banaue are Batad Rice Terraces, Bangaan Rice Terraces,  Hungduan and Mayoyao Rice Terraces.  

Banaue has become the major backpacker place and has been flock by foreign  visitors every year. One of the major appeals to local and foreign tourist is the numbers of hiking trails in the area.   Hotels, several lodges, stores and budget accommodation are found in the town. Some private homes also accept tourist and transients for an affordable price.

How to get there

From Metro Manila there are regular and air-conditioned buses that go straight to Banaue, Ifugao. The Dangwa Transit, GV Florida and Autobus have daily trips to Banaue Rice Terraces, the trip takes about 9 hours and they have three stop overs. Dangwa Transit terminals are located at Aurora Boulevard, Cubao and Dimasalang St. Sampaloc Manila. The Autobus terminals are at Espana Blvd corner G. Tolentino St., Manila. The buses have daily trips from 10 am to 10 pm.  

Banaue, Ifugao is approximately 300 Km from Baguio City, Public Jeepneys and private Vans have daily trips to the Banaue Rice Terraces.

Batad Rice Terraces:

Banaue, Ifugao is the gateway to the Worlds Famous Banaue Rice Terraces. The environment is solemn and peaceful with its beautifully sculpted mountains, and cool Climate. It is one of the top tourist  destination is the Philippines. It is known as the famous municipality in the province of Ifugao. It  is located in the foot  of the Cordillera mountain  range in Northern Luzon. Based on the latest  survey, it  has the population of more than 30,000 people but as the years wore on the population continue to grow.  Banaue is divided into 18 barangays including the Batad, Bangaan and Tam-an.

Home of The Famous Banaue Rice Terraces

Bangaan Rice Terraces is another famous terrace cluster in Banaue Ifugao. It is located in the village of Bangaan just few kilometers away from Batad Rice Terraces. From the village, one can witness the magestic view of Bangaan. Unlike the Batad Rice Terraces, which is amphitheatre-like terraces, Bangaan is more expansive and organized.


Bangaan Rice Terraces:

1.Banaue Hotel and Youth Hostel

2.Greenview Lodge

3. Banaue Hotel

4.Banaue View Hotel

5. Sanafe Lodge

6. Las Vegas Lodge

7. Native Village Inn

8. Pople Lodge

9. Stairway Lodge

10. Hillside Inn

1. People Lodge and Restaurant

2. Sanafe Lodge and Restaurant

3. Banaue Restaurant

4.Imbayah Restaurant

5. Banaue Hotel and Restaurant

6. Cool Wind Restaurant

7. Hidden  Valley Restaurant

8. Tiffany’s Dinner

9. Family Inn Restaurant

10. Halfway Restaurant

1. Banaue Town Market

2. Esther’s Handicraft

3. Viewdeck Souvenir Shops

4.Banaue Hotel Souvenir Shop

5. Viewpoint Souvenir Shops

6. Shoppers Mart

7. Hinagdangan Cave Souvenir

8. Aproniana Giftshop

9. Shops near Batad Rice Terraces

10. Banue Hostel Shops

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