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Sagada is located in Northern Luzon's Mountain Province and is accessed via a scenic yet windy road from the lower township of Bontoc or further afield from Banaue or Baguio. This laid back town has been popular with backpackers for years and is seen as a bit of an adventure capital with various activities available including trekking, caving, zip-lining and rock climbing.

Hanging coffins of SagadaIf you are looking for something a little more relaxed then there are a few shorter treks around taking you to some of Sagada's most famous sights such as the Echo Valley Hanging Coffins and nearby Burial Cave. For the past century or so the local people have practiced placing coffins of the dead in the mouth of caves or even in the case of Echo Valley attached to the face of limestone cliffs.

Aside from the surrounding area, the town itself has much to offer including a showcase of local tribal photography at the aptly named Masferré Inn, a quaint local market and a number of good cafés and restaurants some of which have great views of the surrounding area.

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      Rice and vegetable terraces near Bontoc, Mountain Province, Luzon

      Bontoc & Sagada

      Bontoc & Sagada

      Bontoc is the first mining town in this mountainous region of North Luzon and a must-see is the Museum of Mountain Culture which has the most complete collection of tribal memorabilia and historical data.

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