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Batad Trail | Tappiya Falls Trail, Banaue, Luzon 3601, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breathtaking scenery, amazing treks, wonderful people. This place is truly amazing and we loved our overnight trip there. Can't recommend highly enough, especially if you stay at Batad View and Inn with Ramon.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Darren1872
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the most amazing experience, the view and the friendly people are worth every step. There are no roads to the village or in the village. Everything is carried to the village, even every soda, it’s actually incredible. The last part of the travel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Inna S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just walked to the village, wasn't too hard, and I'm in terrible shape. Don't pay for parking, or too much for a guide, there's signs to some places. Worth the trip!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hamron1775
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Our group were courageous enough to hike the mountain slopes of Batad to experience a one of a kind falls. It was more than 2 hours trek and it is very challenging because it was raining hard and the way to the falls is slippery...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jeymorales
Reviewed 14 October 2018

It was a very long car travel from Manila to Batad then we need to walk (i think its 30-45 minutes) to get to our transient house Hillside Inn. After eating and resting for a while we have started our journey to along Batad Rice...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank reysanraagas
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

this scenic view always mesmerize me evdn after my nth visit; an exceptional architectural work that can only be seen in the world...

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fernwehheart
Reviewed 8 September 2018

I doubt many visitors over 50yrs of age would come here. You do need a degree of physical fitness. Walking is basically going up or going down. I stayed at the first guest house (Batad Top Viewpoint Homestay) which is only a 15 minute walk...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Steven S
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It's amphitheater-shaped indeed! Love the peace and quiet. There are lots of bugs and insects that I can't even name but they don't bite. Requires a lot of hiking just exploring the village. Like 30mins from Saddle Point to the homestays. Go to the recommended...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rinaritchie
Reviewed 28 August 2018

They say this is the best rice terraces in the Philippines. We went there to give away some school supplies for kids. We trekked the terraces in order toget to a remote villag, on our way back we took a dip at the Tappia Falls,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jhovs
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We had no idea about the Bataad trail in terms of its difficulty when we went there. We started from the beautiful tall waterfalls . But there after the picturesque rice terrace came into view. It is amazing how these terraces were built 2000 years...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Faneza A
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Response from JuLIE W | Reviewed this property |
The best period is between december and may. Because now it's the raining season. You can ask me more questions if you want, i m leaving in Banaue or on wonders adventure no our Facebook page
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Ranniza D
11 June 2018|
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Response from CzarEmmanuel | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately some monsoon rains are expected to affect Northern Luzon until tomorrow, at least in the morning. For more details you may want to check the PAG-ASA website: ww1 . pagasa . dost .gov . ph
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14 April 2018|
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Response from Ron v | Reviewed this property |
As in many places the weather has become very unpredictable. But november should be about perfect, mid 20's C. Also in the middle of harvesting season, interseting! .
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