Cultural Tours



CULTURAL TOUR - 5 days (optional)


Itinerary: Kalinga-Bontoc-Sagada-Baguio


Land Transportation(van, jeep)

3 daily meals(community lunch, buffet)

unlimited organic coffee/tea

accommodation (homestays/inns)

cultural performances/workshops, all cultural activities

cultural guides, translators, porters

coordination costs

workshop facilitators/lecturers 

community/village donation

Tour Package Cost:  $520 per person

Minimum of 8 people – Maximum of 20 people 

DAY 1:

Travel day; Manila-Tuguegarao

Private van transport from Tuguegarao Airport to Kalinga

Lunch in Tabuk

Travel to Lubuagan, Kalinga

Welcome dinner in Mabilong


DAY 2:

Performances of Kalinga Dances

Crafts-making (weaving, musical instruments making,embroidery, etching)

Lecture on Kalinga lifeways/culture

Participation in community life (rice harvest, organic food preparation, rituals etc…)

DAY 3:


Travel to Tinglayan along historical Chico River

1.5 hour trek to Buscalan Village


Traditional tattooing sessions

Village life participation/community lunch

Trek back to jeep service

Travel to Sagada


Overnight (local inn)

DAY 4:

Sunrise in Kiltepan

Walking tour around Sagada’s natural/cultural sites

Caving is optional

Pottery workshop visit

Buffet dinner with Chef Aklay

DAY 5:

Travel day

Visit to Bontoc Museum 

Travel to Baguio (private van service)

Sight-seeing along Halsema highway

Check-in in Baguio (KAPWA Accomodation)



TOUR TO KABAYAN AND BATAD - 5 days (optional)


Land transportation  (Van/jeep)

3 daily meals(community  lunch/dinner)

Snacks,trail food,water

Accommodation (inn / homestays / hotel)

Cultural performances, community activities

Guides, porters, coordinators

Coordination costs, facilitators, lecturers

Village / community donation

Tour Package cost:   $520 per person

Minimum of 8 people - Maximum of 20 people

DAY 1 Travel Day: Baguio to Kabayan ( 2- 3 hours)
am Drive to Kabayan Benguet  via the scenic Ambuklao Rd

Stop over at Ambuklao Dam

Welcome lunch in Kabayan
pm Grand Bonfire with the community, Rituals, Dances, Lectures on belief, traditions, rituals & history of the people of Kabayan

Dinner with the Community 

Overnight  (local Inn)

DAY 2 Kabayan Mummies Day Tour
am Breakfast

Visit mummy caves and burial sites 

Lunch at Ambuklao Lake
pm Visit  Kabayan Museum

Community Life Participation (rice harvesting, weaving, crafts making)


DAY 3 Travel Day: Kabayan to Banaue, Ifugao (4-5 hours)
am Early breakfast (Farewell session with Kabayan people after breakfast)

Drive  to Banaue, Ifugao ( 6  to 7  hours)

Lunch in Bontoc,  Mountain Province

Continue Drive to  Banaue after lunch
pm Viewing of the Banaue Rice Terraces en route to the hotel

Check in at  a  local inn

Visit Banaue Museum, visit local  wood carvers

Watch cultural show at Banaue Hotel

Dinner at the hotel

DAY 4 Travel Day: Batad Village
am Breakfast (Banaue)

Jeepney drive to Batad jump-off

2-3 hours Hike to Batad village

Lunch and check-in (local Inn or a native hut - your choice) 

Community immersion, lectures on village life
pm A night with community elders(bonfire /rice wine tasting)

Dinner with village people

DAY 5 Travel Day: Batad-Baguio

Early Batad breakfast 

Hike back to jeep service

Drive to Banaue 

Freshen up  at a  local inn (Banaue)

Drive to Baguio

1 comment:

  1. Would it be possible to include the exact start dates of each of these tours? I'm probably going to already be in the Philippines with family, so it would help to know for planning... thanks!