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3 Outdoors- Other to explore in Cordillera Administrative Region

Cordillera Administrative Region

Cordillera Administrative Region , designated as CAR, is an administrative region in the Philippines, situated within the island of Luzon. The only landlocked region in the insular country, it is bordered by the Ilocos Region to west and southwest, and by the Cagayan Valley Region to the north, east, and southeast. Prior to the 2015 census, it was the least populated and least densely-populated region in the country.

Banaue Rice Terraces
Banaue Rice TerracesNueva Vizcaya - Ifugao - Mountain Province Rd, Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines

Banaue rice terraces, a system of irrigated rice terraces in the mountains of north-central Luzon, Philippines, that were created more than 2,000 years ago by the Ifugao people. Although located in several villages, they are collectively known as the Banaue rice terraces. In 1995 various sections of the terraces were designated a UNESCO World Heritage site, described as “a living cultural landscape of unparalleled beauty.”

Camp John Hay Yellow Trail
Camp John Hay Yellow TrailYellow Trail, Camp John Hay, Baguio, Benguet, Philippines

Camp John Hay has been a huge part of the history of Baguio City, serving as a military post and a place of refuge for troops in the 1900’s. And now, it continues to serve as a haven not for troops but for locals and tourists who want to spend some time off from the daily demands of life. If you want to spend some time closer to nature and do some exercise, you can hike along the Yellow Trail or the Eco Trail. There is also so many other intresting things in and around this place.

Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
Rice Terraces of the Philippine CordillerasTappiya Falls Trail, Banaue, Ifugao, Philippines

The Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras is an outstanding example of an evolved, living cultural landscape that can be traced as far back as two millennia ago in the pre-colonial Philippines. The terraces are located in the remote areas of the Philippine Cordillera mountain range on the northern island of Luzon, Philippine archipelago. While the historic terraces cover an extensive area, the inscribed property consists of five clusters of the most intact and impressive terraces.

Map of Outdoors- Other to explore in Cordillera Administrative Region