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Balatoc Mines Tour

Baguio | Virac, Itogon, Itogon, Luzon 2600, Philippines
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Worth the hassle

Far off from the typical hotspots but this is certainly a must when in Baguio. Touring inside the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2015
Kim Marie B
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Quite an adventure

The Balatoc Mines has been frequently visited by celebrities and tourists alike. It is quite a ride... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2015
feetdraggerdoctor
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  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
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31 Jul 2015
“Worth the hassle”
26 May 2015
“Quite an adventure”
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Baguio | Virac, Itogon, Itogon, Luzon 2600, Philippines
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Far off from the typical hotspots but this is certainly a must when in Baguio. Touring inside the oldest mines in the Philipines is no joke, they give you a lot to take in after 30-45mins of the tour. Pros: Very knowledgeable tour guide. Able...More

4  Thank Kim Marie B
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

The Balatoc Mines has been frequently visited by celebrities and tourists alike. It is quite a ride from Baguio City which probably takes one hour at least. The roads are narrow and when we went there the rains were like beckoning a landslide. One thing...More

1  Thank feetdraggerdoctor
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

I went with my daughter, son in law and grandchildren. It is not the easiest place to find as Google have it marked in the wrong place and there are no signs. Co-ordinates are Lat:16.36008, Long: 120.65989 This is a working mine. It employs about...More

1  Thank robpealing
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Balatoc Mining offers a tour, guided by an engineer. A bit pricey for a Baguio attraction, but worth ever centavo, in my own opinion. Be ready for about an hour tour, depending on questions as you make your way into, and back from the mine....More

1  Thank RG P
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

Balatoc is actually one of those 'out there' places one visits from baguio - just 30 minutes from sessions road, it is nearly in Baguio (though in an administratively different area) How to reach - Go to the " Acupan-Balatoc Jeepney terminal" (near Harrisson -...More

4  Thank New_YLOO
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

The place is great for educational trips and adventurers. It is a unique, must try place if you are in the baguio area. The tour will put you in the shoes of the miners. Literally, you'll be given a hard hat and high cut rubber...More

3  Thank HarleysLair
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Reviewed 11 January 2013

This is a MUST tour. Just 30 mins away outside Baguio City, this is so far the best tour you'll ever experience when you travel to Baguio. (Take note that this is not exactly part of Baguio but this is a part of Benguet). We...More

4  Thank Ada W
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