Welcome To Sagada
Sagada is a small town in the mountain province of Luzon in the Philippines. Many visit for its cool and refreshing climate, beautiful caves and hanging coffins as well as the serene mountains. Sagada is also called as Mountain Province’s Pride.
Sagada, amidst all it simplicity and remoteness, has enthralled so many visitors with its rich history and culture, unbelievable scenery and insurmountable mystery.
Things To Do
The places to visit and the activities to do in this world renowned town in Mountain Province is countless, but here are the most frequented tourist destinations.
Sugong Hanging Coffins
Lumiang Burial Caves
Kapay-aw Rice Terraces
St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church
Flavor of Sagada
Baguio to Sagada
From the Victory Liner station, take a taxi to the GL Liner station in Baguio Dangwa terminal. The taxi fare should run you around PHP 70. Be sure to tell the driver that you’re taking a bus to Sagada in case the terminal has moved. Buses to Sagada leave every hour from 6:30-11:30AM, with the last bus departing at 1PM.
There are hourly bus trips plying to the city of Pines, Baguio City from Pasay, Cubao or Caloocan terminal, fare pegged at PHP445 and travel time would take approximately 5-6 hours. It is advisable to travel no later than 12 midnight to that you can reached the first trip bus bound for Sagada at 6AM. The bus terminal in Baguio that plies the Sagada route is at Dangwa terminal which is about 10 minutes cab from Victory Liner Terminal just inform your cab driver that you will be going to Sagada. Non air-conditioned buses (Lizardo or GL Transit) to Sagada depart daily from 6AM to 1PM. Travel time from Baguio to Sagada could take 6 to 7 hours and fare should be PHP220. Your drop off point would be at Sagada Municipal Hall.
There is only one bus that offers that Manila-Banaue Route – the Ohayami bus line and their terminal is located at Sampaloc Manila. Time of departure is at 9PM, make sure to catch this trip because extra buses would only run on peak season. You can also make reservation beforehand (02)-5160501. Fare is PHP450 and travel time could take 8-9 hours because bus makes regular stop every 2 hours.
At the Banaue bus terminal, there are jeepneys or mini-bus that plies directly to Sagada. This trip would cost PHP300 per person and travel time from Banaue to Sagada is another 3-4 hours. The downside of this route is that jeepneys would not live the terminal until there are 4 passengers. So if you are travelling alone this is not a good option. Alternatively, you can take jeepneys bound for Bontoc from Banaue. Fare is PHP150 and travel time is 2-3 hours. Jeepneys plying this route is stationed at Banaue Public Market, just be there before 9AM to catch this trip. Then from Bontoc you can take another jeepney (1.5 hours) bound for Sagada.