Sagada is located in Mountain Province which is about 275km from Metro Manila. It is recognized because of its unique way of burying their dead which is popularly called “hanging coffins”. Not everyone in Sagada is required to do this tradition and only people who are married and have grandchildren are qualified to do so. There are several things to do in Sagada which makes the place an interesting tourist destination for families and friends to enjoy.
If you have no idea which tourist spots are famous in Sagada, check out the 5 top locations to visit and experience.
Sumaging Cave – If you are into spelunking, then visit and explore the beauty of rock formations of Sumaging Cave. The enormous limestone cave is truly remarkable because of the splendid things located inside such as tiny waterfalls, stalactites and stalagmites, swimming pool and a whole lot of bats.
Bomod-ok Falls – This is the famous waterfalls in the entire Mountain Province because it is the biggest one. In order to reach the Bomod-ok Falls you have to take a 2-hour trail going through the slippery forest before reaching the falls.
Mission Compound – This was built during the Japanese colonization and it is pine covered walk with a Church at the end of the trail. This activity is perfect for lovers and couples who want to bless their union.
Lake Danum – You must’ve seen this lake a dozen times in different Filipino movies. This attraction is one of the kids’ favorites because they are given the chance to go berry picking while enjoying the cool and relaxing breeze of the lake.
Mt. Ampacao – It is best to hike this mountain during the morning and bring a packed meal with you to enjoy a lunch picnic at the summit of the mountain.