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Batad Rice Terraces

Batad Trail | Tappiya Falls Trail, Banaue, Luzon 3601, Philippines
+63 926 365 1270
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Extraordinary experince

We were blessed by sunny weather while visiting terraces. Do not go there if it is raining. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Salmiya
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Hawally, Kuwait
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This was one of the best landscape i’ve seen in my entire life the treck was fun and in a hot day... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Batad Trail | Tappiya Falls Trail, Banaue, Luzon 3601, Philippines
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Reviewed yesterday

We were blessed by sunny weather while visiting terraces. Do not go there if it is raining. The walk is arduous up and down steep, sometimes slippery slopes, stairs and ladders, but the experience is rewarding. From the top of terraces the panoramic view is...More

Thank Salmiya
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best landscape i’ve seen in my entire life the treck was fun and in a hot day there were a couple of markets where you can buy water Once you’ve treck rice terrace , you arrived to this amazing waterfall....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walking to the overlook areas is enough of you just want to see the rice terraces. If you go to Tappiya Falls, you need to be in good walking and climbing shape. I estimate the distance was 5-6 miles, but the vertical elevation drop was...More

Thank Timothy H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a UNESCO World Heritage site, this is a must-see. Note that you won’t have any internet while you’re here (found that out the hard way and had to have another guest at the local hotel email my family to let them know I made...More

Thank Phil L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

going to see the Batad rice terraces means riding a jeepney from Banaue town proper to the starting point of the hike. the ride takes about half an hour. we had the unfortunate timing of visiting the place on a rainy day so the forty...More

Thank sternbeliever
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were afraid that our Batad trip would be ruined because it had been raining and foggy in Banaue since we arrived. Thankfully, we continued because it seems the area of Batad is more resistant to rainy weather. i.e. it was all clear when we...More

3  Thank patlv23
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular sunsets, amazing ancient engineering, traditions and crafts; these rice terraces are better than anything I've seen in China. I've been in Batad two years ago and this is the second time I go there. Hurry up to visit Batad before they finish the road...More

Thank Razvan A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk up and down the Batad rice terraces is not for the faint-hearted but it is an experience you will never forget. Fabulous views everywhere and very much worth the stiff legs afterwards. We recommend guide Minda from the Banaue tourist office. Apart from...More

Thank Ron v
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a tricycle with the driver who at the same time was our guide. For 2000 PHP we had a day to remember for 2. The ride through the seddle to the end of the road to Batad ofered great views. Then the hike...More

Thank Jerzy G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Through Arnold Sanchez (Tourist Driver Manila), I enjoyed a sole use jeepney trip up the Batad Saddle from Banaue town to Batad, as the road has been recently asphalted further. A little more work at the end will complete this project. The jeepney trip took...More

2  Thank Victorianlad
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Clementine T
25 February 2018|
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Response from Jerzy G | Reviewed this property |
There is no problem getting a guide for Batad at the spot. You can find one at Banaue Tourist information centre or at your accommodation. Arrangements will take a couple of minutes. The prices are fixed and they are posted... More
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Bahaa N
16 October 2017|
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Response from OMPSA74 | Reviewed this property |
I prefer CODA LINES over Ohayami Bus Co. WHY? CODA LINES has better, newer and cleaner buses. They even have bathrooms, real, clean ones. They leave around 10 PM every night from their Cubao terminal. OHAYAMI seems to have... More
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John91_Ireland
13 October 2017|
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Response from Wins_Salvador | Reviewed this property |
Batad rice terraces is also beautiful mid-November because if its golden color. since harvesting starts October and usually ends by November. This is a great time to experience the traditional manual milling of rice. We had... More
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