I have collected few interesting and more unusual tips from travelers/bloggers who have been in Sagada. Let us see if we can strike out as many as we can as we enjoy the cold weather, pine trees, and scenic views on our trip this coning February. Is 3 days long enough to see all the major sights? Let us see.
Walk along the Rice Terraces of Sagada.
- Witness the product of the local’s creativity at Ganduyan Museum
Trek to the Bomod-ok Falls.
Freeze in the icy-cold water of Bomod-ok Falls
- Try the Saturday Night Buffet or Pork Tenderloin specialty in Log Cabin.
- Enjoy the Lemon Flavored Pie and Tea at Sagada Lemon Pie House.
See the Hanging Coffinsup close. Visit the Cemetery and Calvary Hill.
Learn the stories behind the peculiar burial tradition.
- Hangout at the Basketball court near St. Mary’s Episcopal Church.
- Get to know the locals and/or fellow travelers.
Buy the best bread in Sagada at Masferre Inn.
Explore Sumaging Caveor do the connection and traverse to Lumiang Cave.
- Pay a visit to the Pottery workshop.
Experience Heaven on Earth at Kiltepan View Point
Walk around town, visit the market especially on a Saturday, it’s market day.
- Ride top load (the roof of) a jeepney.
- Pick up some Sagada coffee at 18 Days Coffee Roasters.
- Gobble the fantastic yoghurt at Yogurt House.
Climb the walls of Echo Valley.
- Stay at Mapia-aw Pensione and enjoy the stunning view from your room or balcony.
Enjoy the privacy of your own place at Villa D’ Familia.
- Go orange picking at Rock Inn.
Read a book while enjoying a cup of coffee.
- Wake up early and bike to Marlboro Country to try to catch a glimpse of the wild horses.
- Try itag, a cured meat similar to a slab of bacon, unsliced.
- Conquer Mt. Ampacao and revel in the outstanding view once atop it.
- Bike to Besao and witness the sunset.
- Play board or card games or simply relax beside the fireplace at either Mapia-Aw Pension or St. Joseph Resthouse.
Go shopping at either Sagada Weavingor Ganduyan Store.
- Raft the Chico River from Dantay to Bontoc.
Updated: February 6, 2017 (Uhhh! I think, I need to go back to Sagada. I still have lots of items to strike out.)
Credits: Ma’am Kath for pictures