Sunday, November 27, 2011

IFUGAO And MOUNTAIN PROVINCE - The Heart Of The Cordilleras

Visit the Cordilleras and experience the indigenous Igorot living and culture despite modernization. This is the home of the awesome rice terraces built on the mountainsides by native Igorots using their bare hands 2,000 years ago.

Major tourist destination of the region:

1. Baguio City - the Philippines ' Summer Capital
2. Banaue - the tourist capital of Ifugao, home to the Banaue Rice Terraces - a World Heritage Site.
3. Bontoc - Mountain Province's capital town and center for Igorot culture
4. Sagada - the second summer capital, famous for nature trippers and adventure lovers, famous for its hanging coffins, cave explorations and simply trekking the rice terraces

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