TOP 10 TOURIST SPOTS IN BAGUIO CITY
Baguio City is known as the Summer Capital of the Philippines because of its cold climate. This place stood at approximately 1,540 meters or 5,050 feet above sea level in the Luzon tropical pine forests ecoregion.
Baguio is 240 Kilometers away from the city Capital of Manila. The average travel time from Manila to Baguio is around 6-7 Hours by bus and a little shorter when taking night trips.
In random order, here are some of the Best Baguio Tourist Spots that people should include in their Baguio Itinerary 2018.
LIST OF BAGUIO TOURIST SPOTS TO HELP YOU WITH YOUR BAGUIO ITINERARY 2018
1: Bell Church or Bell Temple
A picture perfect place according to tourists. Those Chinese architectural designs such as Pagodas, statues of Chinese warrior and dragons could be a lovely profile photo background. This solemn place is ideal for people who are looking for a place to reflect in. There is no entrance fee here. It is in the north downtown area of Baguio along the road leading to the town of La Trinidad Benguet.
2: Wright Park
Great park for chilling or walking. This place can make horseback riding even more memorable as beautiful scenery surrounds it. – – Horseback riding costs around Php200.
– A picture with St. Bernard dog costs Php50
– Portrait wearing traditional clothes Php20
– A movie with a horse or riding a horse Php20
Souvenir stores are all over the place. Wright Park is in the eastern part of the city in front of the main gate of the famous The Mansion.
3: Botanical Garden
Admission is free! This place is perfect for relaxation while appreciating the beauty of nature. There are tables where tourists can have a picnic with their family and friends. Tunnels and themed sites ( Japanese, Korean, Chinese and more ) are one of the main attractions in Botanical Garden. Souvenirs are a little cheaper also here.
4: Mines View Park
Come and witness the beautiful mountains, they are now greener than they used to be. The best time to visit and enjoy this place is in the morning to avoid the crowd.
5: Mount Pulag
This place is known for its majestic Sea of clouds. Mt. Pulag is the third highest mountain in the Philippines and the highest mountain in Luzon. Highly recommended for hiking! Best place for soul-searching. The ambiance is perfect to refresh a troubled heart while witnessing one of nature’s gifts. Hiking during ber months requires a heater to match the crazy cold weather.
6: Camp John Hay
A great place to relax and enjoy the environment. It has a fantastic golf course and great caddies. Perfect place to ride a bike. Non-members may find it a little expensive.
7: Burnham Park
Highly recommended for families, especially kids. Burnham Park is beautiful in summer! It is a paradise when all the flowers bloom. Experience boat rides or rent bikes for a minimal fee.
This place showcases the works of local artists in the museum. Guests also have an option to roam around the property with its guided eco trail. Bencab is a bit far from the city. Entrance fee is P150.
9 Strawberry Farm
December to February are the best months to visit this place. Strawberries are sold here for P100/kg. The price of strawberry is Php450/kg if a group will personally handpick them. Everybody will surely love it!
10 Tam-Awan Village
Tam-Awan is a cultural village and art center built by local artists with a purpose of showcasing and preserving the heritage of Cordillera. To those who are into arts and culture or just in search of the perfect background for next profile picture, this place is perfect. The uniqueness and peacefulness of its ambiance make this place perfect. Follow the eco-trail on the map to be able to see the whole place. Elderly and kids may not like this place because of steep stairs.
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The list of Baguio tourist spots listed above is just some of the many famous places in Baguio that make tourist come back over and over again.