Natonin (Mountain Province): How to Get there, What to See

Where can we find the longest rice terraces in the Philippines? You might eventually say, “It’s in Banaue, Ifugao!” Nope. It is actually found in a remote municipality called Natonin. More than that, different tourist spots can be found in Natonin. Natonin is located in eastern Mountain Province. It is one of the hardest to […]

Aran Cave in Tuba, Benguet (Your Complete DIY Travel Guide)

If you are visiting Baguio City or Benguet and would like to experience and see something new, why not try Aran Cave of Tuba? It is just an hour of ride away from the city proper. Definitely, conquering this cave would leave you lasting memories of the mountains. Fortunately, I and my siblings had the […]

Siblaw Taraw: Mystic Lake of Barlig (Mountain Province)

Barlig is home to the majestic Mt. Amuyao, one of the highest peaks in the Philippines. But there is more to that. Being the last ecological frontier in Mountain Province, Barlig hides countless natural wonders waiting to be discovered. Siblaw Taraw is one among these. Siblaw Taraw is a mystic lake, covered in thick and […]

Behold Humuyyo Falls of Talubin, Bontoc (DIY Travel Guide)

Aside from the famed Maligcong Rice Terraces, there are other relatively unknown tourist spots in Bontoc. Such is Humuyyo falls in Talubin! Talubin is one of the least known barangays of Bontoc. Though it lies on a crossroad leading to Banaue, Ifugao and the eastern municipalities of Mountain Province, it doesn’t ring much tourism fuss […]

Mt Binaratan: The Silent Mountain of Maducayan/Dacalan

Entry Points: Maducayan in Natonin, Mt Province; Dacalan in Tanudan, Kalinga Time duration: 6-7 hours Elevation: 1, 800 MASL Special Features: Dipterocarp and Mossy Forests, Giant Almaciga Trees, Rich Wildlife Trail Difficulty: Depends on the hiker; On the average, 7/9 Mt Binaratan or Mt Vinaratan stands mightily and majestically, guarding the peaceful village of Maducayan […]

Kadaclan Barlig Tourist Spots (Your Complete Travel Guide)

It was one morning when the beaming light and early chill awakened me. As I stared out my window, the sun’s glaring rays slowly peered and revealed the mountainous scene of this rustic village called Kadaclan Barlig. Kadaclan is one of the few places left in the country where thriving nature and rich culture still […]

Mt Amuyao

Major Jump-Off Point: Brgy. Macalana, Barlig, Mt. Province Alternate Jump-Off Point: Brgy. Ogo-og, Barlig, Mt. Province Hours to the Summit: 5-6 hours Mt Amuyao is the premium ecotourism destination of Barlig. Soaring to an elevation of more than 2, 702 MASL, it is the highest peak in Mountain Province and the fourth highest in Luzon. […]