Eco-Travels PH

Assaulting Mt Timbak: Luzon's Third Highest Peak

Mt Timbak in Atok and Kabayan, Benguet stands to more than 2,717 meters above sea level (MASL). This makes it the third highest mountain in Luzon, just after neighboring Mt. Pulag and Mt. Tabayoc. It also ranks among the highest mountains in the Philippines. It was a long holiday when I and two unexpected companions […]

Explore Bengaongao cave, Paterno cave of Tublay (Travel Guide)

Tublay in Benguet is slowly rising as an ecotourism hub in the Cordillera region. Like the famed Sagada of Mountain Province, Tublay hosts amazing natural spectacles such as cascading falls, crystal-clear pools, high-rise peaks, white rock formations, and foremost of these, unspoiled caves. That brings us now to Bengaongao cave and Paterno cave in barangay […]

Tublay, Benguet (Travel Guide): How to Get there, What to See

Tublay, Benguet stands to be the next premier ecotourism destination, not just in Benguet but the whole Cordillera region. Similar to the famous Sagada of Mountain Province, Tublay also hosts numerous natural spectacles, from uncharted caves to stunning waterfalls and other tourist spots. I have been to Tublay, Benguet several times and every time I […]

Top 20 Must-See Tourist Spots in Abra 2019

Abra, just like Kalinga, stands witness to the historic struggle of the people against corporate aggression. During the Marcos regime, they valiantly resisted the Cellophil Resource Corporation from logging their mountains. Despite years of civil unrest and insurgencies, Abra is now rising to the scene as a premier ecotourism destination. Yes, Abra offers more than […]

Top 20 Must-See Tourist Spots in Apayao 2019

Apayao is considered the last ecological frontier of the Cordillera region and the country. This as, vast primary dipterocarp forests cover much of its landscape. In fact, the critically-endangered Philippine Monkey-Eating Eagle has recently been sighted on its remote forests. Apayao, therefore, presents one of the best opportunities for ecotourism development. Ecotourism, if properly done, […]

Top 20 Must-See Tourist Spots in Ifugao 2019

Ifugao is world-renowned for its majestic Banaue Rice Terraces. These man-made structures signify the brilliant and ancient engineering skills of the Ifugao people. If connected from one end to another, these terraces can span halfway around the globe. But more than these earthen masterpieces, Ifugao also boasts of other eco-cultural wonders. In fact, the rice […]

Top 20 Must-See Tourist Spots in Kalinga 2019

What are the top 20 must-see tourist spots of Kalinga 2019? Before that, let me share that Kalinga is both a land of legend and mystery. It depicts stories of struggles, unity, and peace. For centuries, the valiant I-Kalinga defended their land and water from corporate aggression. Their victory against the famous Chico River dam […]

Top 20 Must-See Tourist Spots in Benguet 2019

Benguet is home to Baguio City, the Summer Capital of the Philippines. However, there is more to that. The vast and diverse natural landscapes of Benguet host some of the most scenic and fascinating sights in the country. I have created the following list of tourist spots in Benguet. Take note. Most of these are […]