Get your boots up ready as you are about to step on a mountain paradise. Situated in the Mountain Province of Cordillera Administrative Region around 425 km from Manila, Sagada is an awe-inspiring destination and is bursting with a taste of culture. Sagada offers a relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Famous for its mysterious and historic hanging coffins, it is also known for its scenic and calming mountain valleys, rice fields, limestone caves, refreshing waterfalls, and cliffs that come with a sea of clouds.
As one of the top tourist destinations in the country, you can expect a lot to see.
A must place to visit is Sagada’s famous Echo Valley Hanging Coffins. Some of these hanging coffins are centuries old, while others are a few years old. Bomod-Ok Falls is one of the three waterfalls. A transcending cascade with a catch basin in dark green waters that are surrounded by stones of various sizes. The majestic falls is ideal for hikers as its location requires an hour long hike, it will be tiring yet enjoyable as it is filled with amazing views.
To reach the place from Manila is either to take a bus or by private car. Taking the bus, of course, takes a lot of time in which you can follow the route either via Baguio City, Benguet, or a nonstop bus ride from Manila. The weather there is similar to Baguio, which is chilly in both wet and dry seasons. The most excellent time to visit Sagada is during the wet season, which is generally from November to February – the time where you can expect temperature that drops to as low as 10 degrees Celsius.