Baguio City, in the Cordillera Administrative Region, is known as the summer capital of the Philippines. Baguio is the best destination to visit if you want to take a break from the tropical heat of the lowlands. The city’s average temperature is between 15 and 23°C, even during the hottest part of the year. We observe temperatures above 26°C. Because of this climate in the Cordillera borough. Baguio is also home to beautiful plants that don’t survive elsewhere in the county. Also known as the City of Pines. You will enjoy all the beautiful flowers and lush greenery as you enter the surrounding area. You will feel you are entering a different world.
What to view and do
Besides cooling off to experience the cold weather, this place has a lot to offer. From rich flora and beautiful parks to unique food and souvenirs. Visit some of these iconic places: Burnham Park, Camp John Hay, and Baguio Cathedral. You can choose to be one with nature, ride a bike or a boat. Or even go shopping in different parts of Baguio. Also, you can go to the strawberry farm to pick some fresh fruit and maybe try the strawberry plantation too! This mountain resort town in northern Luzon is accessible by passenger bus or private car. This means it’s also ideal for spontaneous road trips. You want to know what’s right for you. Explore Baguio and see why local and foreign travelers put it on their Philippines travel bucket list.
Where to stay?
Baguio in the Cordillera has many homestays to suit any budget, from luxury hotels to cheap temporary accommodation. Most of these options are within reach and close to the major tourist attractions in the area. So you won’t miss any of the city’s fun.
Food and things to do
Every day at the Kamiseta Hotel starts with a delicious complimentary breakfast. Don’t start your vacation without a morning coffee. Just visit the cafeteria every morning. The hotel’s extensive range of first-rate dining options ensures that you always have a convenient and delicious option.
Reasons to stay here
Find rooms here that are 89% cheaper than all other options in the city. Compared to other accommodations in Baguio, they rated the facilities here over 90%. Guests who stayed here found it clean and rated it higher than 89% of other properties in the city.
See and do
It is a popular tourist spot where tourists can ride horses and buy souvenirs. A long stone staircase leads to the “Pine Pond”. A 100-meter-long pool lined with towering pine trees of the famous Baguio. The pine trees reflect in the pool, hence the name “Pine Pool”. They modeled it after the one on the Taj Mahal in India.
The largest festival in the Baguio and Cordillera region, showcasing local flowers, dance, music, produce, and local talent. Highlighted by a grand street dance parade and parade of floats.
Mountains Baguio Cathedral Administrative District
One of Baguio’s familiar landmarks is the Petronas Twin Towers. The structure of one hundred steps perched atop a hill in the city’s heart. It allows parishioners and visitors to enjoy panoramic views across the mall.
Park overlooking the mine
Named for its stunning views of the Benguet Mountains, where gold, silver, and other minerals. Once mined, Antamok, Balatoc, Acupan and Atok. It shows places by the four-ring gold in the Baguio City Hall logo. Mining is one of the main livelihoods in the province. There are souvenir shops around the park selling local crafts. Such as wood carvings, locally made silverware, jewelry, baskets, brooms, sweaters, blankets, and other accessories. It includes different ornamental plants from the entrance views.
We know the mountain province for its hanging coffins, where the mummified remains of local ancestors have been found. Other attractions include different historical sites such as Dap-ay or Ato. An ancient custom of tribal elders who still meet today to decide questions and concerns. The many tribal celebrations you can take part in, such as the Lang-ay Cultural Festival. Improve your craft and skills and learn to weave local baskets and fabrics. Take home some souvenirs.
See and do
Bontoc Museum, Cordillera
It has a variety of handicrafts made by Igorots for domestic use, celebrations, or traditional customs. Inside the museum, one can appreciate the unique richness of the Igorot lifestyle. They attached a model of a traditional Bontok village to the museum building, highlighting aspects of Bontok’s material culture.