With more than 7,600 islands here in the Philippines, it comes to no surprise that we have a lot of ideal and perfect vacation destinations. Every year, new destinations are being discovered. However, as many new destinations are found each year, there are tourist spots in the country that remain to be a classic destination that will never go out of time—Benguet is a good example.
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Must-Visit Tourist Spots in Benguet, Philippines
Mines View Park
The view you will get here will make you say, “What a view.” It will leave you breathless as you gaze upon the mountains of Cordillera. The best thing to do here is to take photos of the picturesque sight and just take in its unique beauty—allow yourself to relax.
Strawberry Farm in
This is a fun family activity as you stroll around the strawberry farm, you can take pictures but the best part of going here is getting to pick the strawberries you want to take home yourself. You can ask for some assistance on which are the ones best to pick. You can eat them on the spot or just wait till you get home.
Art is always part of understanding a place’s culture and tradition. Through the paintings and sculpture of Ben Cabrera, the artist of the museum, you will see life in a different view and understand some things from a different perspective; it will make you feel something. This is one of the most famous tourist spots in Benguet.
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Climb and conquer the highest peak in Luzon. Mount Pulag is one of the most majestic mountains in the country. You will not be able to see the land below but instead, be given a breathtaking sight of a sea of clouds and some trees peeking through. It is like being on heaven on earth.
Another tourist spot in Benguet that is great for family activities, this is a good place to both relax and get active. Go around the park by riding a bike and get that sweat on. Or if you just want to relax, rent a boat and just have talks with your family as you enjoy strolling around.
Of course, the best place to enjoy some quiet and alone time, whether or not you are with your family or friends, is at the place where you can be closest to God. The architecture of this cathedral is very modern, but it does have a hint of historical to it. It is very calming and tranquil inside.
There you go. The next time you plan to explore up north, make sure you pay a visit to these must-visit tourist spots in Benguet.
How to get to Benguet?
Baguio City is usually the starting point if you want to explore Benguet Province. There are a number bus operators that have multiple daily schedule to Baguio from Manila, Quezon City, Pasay, Dau, Vigan, Laoag and other parts on Northern Luzon.