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Situated centrally in the Cordilleras, Mountain Province is home to amazing natural structures- rivers, waterfalls, mountains, and caves....

Top 7 places to visit in Mountain Province

Situated centrally in the Cordilleras, Mountain Province is home to amazing natural structures- rivers, waterfalls, mountains, and caves. Bontoc and Sagada are two of the famous towns in the province featuring some of  the well known tourist spots in the Philippines. 

If you are planning to visit Mountain Province, here are some of the must visit tourist destinations in the province.

Maligcong Rice Terraces

Maligcong Rice Terraces is like the Banaue Rice Terraces and Batad Rice Tearraces in Ifugao. It's a man made stone walled rice terraces. The best time to vist Maligcong Rice Terraces is around March to May. 

Location: Brgy Maligcong, Bontoc

If you are into hiking, I highly recommend to visit Mt. Kofafey. It's one of the famous mountains in Mt. Province. From the summit, expect aa breathtaking view of several rice terraces. It's also a great spot to watch sunrise and sunset. The trails is easy, perfect for  newbie hikers.

Location: Brgy Maligcong, Bontoc

Mt Fato

Another great mountain to visit on the province is Mt Fato. It's close to Mt. Kofafey, around less than two hours to from the summit of Mt. Kofafey. It features several sharp and pointed rock formation with a perfect view of Maligcong Village.   

Location: Brgy Maligcong, Bontoc

Sumaguing Cave

Sumaguing Cave also known as the Big Cave, is filled with beautiful rock formations and natural pools. There's a concrete staircase leading to the entrance of the cave. Please make sure to bring flashlight or headlamp because it's really dark inside.

Location: Sagada, Cordillera Region

The Hanging Coffins

The hanging coffins is the famous tourist attraction in Sagada. It's located in the Echo Valley featuring hanging coffins scattered through the entire area. Seeing these hanging coffins in person truly speaks the importance of culture and reflects the rich heritage of the locals.

Location: Sagada, Cordillera Region

Mt. Amuyao

Located in quiet town of Barlig, Mt. Amuyao is one of  the highest peaks in the Philippines. From the summit, it offers  a panoramic view of the mountain ranges of Sagada, Bontoc, Bauko, as well as the provinces of Kalinga, Apayao and Ifugao. 

Location: Brgy Macalana, Barlig

Fowa-as Falls 

Fowa-as Falls is one of the popular waterfalls in the Mountain Province. Its name is from a local farmer named Fuwaas. It's more than 75 meters where waters cascades down to the deep basin. 

Location: Brgy Belwang, Sadanga

Where to Stay in Mountain ProvinceMaligcong Chen's Homestay, Suzette’s Maligcong Homestay, Shamrock Tavern Inn, Coffee Heritage House & Hostel, Sagada Heritage Village, Treasure Rock Inn and many more!

How to Get to Mountain Province: From Manila, take a Coda bus in Quezon City bound for Bontoc or Sagada.