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Northern Philippines on a Shoestring Adventure Tour


  • Philippines

Pick somewhere different to go for your next adventure ' like, really different. These eight days in gorgeous, northern Philippines will stay with you forever. Trek through remote villages to see stunningly green rice terraces, learn about unusual and historic traditions like the hanging coffins of Sagada, and then wrap it all up by meandering down the streets of Manila, which may honestly be some of the most underrated fun this side of Southeast Asia. We swear.


Trek to a remote village, snap photos of beautiful rice terraces, experience Filipino culture and hospitality,

What's Included

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Batad Homestay, Batad. Rice terraces trek (Batad). Cultural performance (Batad). Orientation walk (Baguio). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Simple hotels (twin
share) or hostels (multi
share) (5 nts), homestay (1 nt), overnight bus (1 nt).

Meals Included

6 breakfasts, 1 dinner


Public bus, jeepney, walking.

About our Transportation

We will be travelling via a variety of transportation types including public buses and local jeepneys. We believe that getting there is half the journey, so sit back and enjoy the ride.

Group Leader

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.

Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!

Solo Travellers

We believe solo travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and solo travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.

Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.

What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15
20 minutes with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10
30lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like iPods and mobile phones. If your trip involves overnights in homestays, villages or camping then you usually have the opportunity to rent sleeping bags if need be instead of bringing them with you.

Day 1 Manila

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Day 2 Manila/Baguio

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Day 3 Baguio/Sagada

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Day 4 Sagada

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Day 5 Sagada/Batad

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Day 6 Batad/Banaue

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Day 7 Banaue/Manila

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Day 8 Manila

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Duration: 8 Days

Trip Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Service Level: Basic

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max:

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