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Abra is a laid back province in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. It is hemmed in by the rugged mountain ranges of the Iloco...

Best 5 places to visit in Abra | DIY Travel Guide

Abra is a laid back province in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. It is hemmed in by the rugged mountain ranges of the Ilocos in the west and the Cordillera Central in the east. The province is famous for its river which runs from the south in Benguet to the west and central areas, bisecting the whole Abra Valley.

Maybe some of you are thinking if it's worth to visit Abra. Yes, this province is absolutely a great destination for your next  adventures. It's home of interesting natural structures, perfect for nature lovers.  Check out this top 5 best places to visit in Abra.

Kaparkan Falls

Also known as Mulawin Falls,  Kaparkan Falls is the best tourist destination in Abra. It became famous for its shape which look like a Rice Terraces. The waterfalls measures approximately 1000 meter high which features layers and layers of white limestone

Apao Rolling Hills

If you are into hiking or trekking, you would surely love the Apao Rolling Hills. Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Abra from the view deck. This spot is also a great place to see the sunrise or sunset. Biking enthusiasts would also enjoy the hills which is perfect for their  bike training. 


Abra's capital is Bangued. You can find here some heritage sites like Cathedral of Saint James the Greater (Bangued Church) and San Lorenzo Ruiz Shrine (cemetery chapel). Another town's attraction to visit is Victoria Park at Cassamata Hill National Park. 

Piwek Rock Formation

Piwek Rock Formations is a one of  the best natural rock formation in Tineg, just 30 minutes further down the road from Apao Rolling Hills. You would love its majestic natural scenery. Indulge into several activities such as  cliff jumping, bamboo rafting, swimming, hiking, and rock climbing. 

Tayum Church 

The Santa Catalina de Alejandria Parish Church, commonly known as the Tayum Church, is a 19th-century Baroque church located at at the quiet town of Tayum. The church, together with 25 other Spanish-era churches, was declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines in 200

Where to Stay in Abra

Abra Valley Grand Hotel Abrassi Hotel and Restaurant, St, rutz Art Garden Resort, Hollanda Residencia, Calaba, Escala Homestay, Mudeng, La Paz, Origines Hotel – Calaba., Lucky’s Hotel – Near Plaza., Adtemco Hotel – Zone 5., Oval Era Hotel – Zone 5., Casa Reyna-Flores 1890 Homestay, Grand Roberto Inn, King David’s Hotel, Benedito Homesta, RF Transient Rooms, Benedito Homestay, Casa Reyna-Flores

How to Get to Abra. From Manila, take a  Dominion or Partas bus bound for Bangued . Once you’re there, you can ride a tricycle to visit nearby towns and tourists attractions. Travel time is 9-10 hours.