Cordillera Administrative Region

(North/Central Landlocked Region Luzon)

Provinces: Abra, Apayao, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province.

Cities: Baguio, Tabuk, etc.


Welcome to the highlands! The Cordillera Admin. Region features a uniquely cooler climate and pine trees! There are a great many aspects, other then weather, that separate this region from the rest. Throughout the history of the Cordillera Admin. region, religion, arts, and music, have all played an import role in the lives of it's people. The music of cordillera is just one of the many cultural wonders of this region.

Brief History:


Although their are many great cities and villages in this region, not all are appealing to tourists. The recommended tourist destinations include: Baguio, Banaue, Apayao, Sagada, La Trinidad, Abra, Benguet, and Ifugao. The top 3 destinations by popularity are pictured below.

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Top 3 Most Popular Tourist Destinations In The Region:


A Day In Baguio

We breakdown an sample itinerary to start your day in the Cordillera Administrative Region's most popular city. We have picked out the most popular local Hotel, Restaurant, and Destination. Click the pictures for more information, navigation, and for ratings.


at The Manor at Camp John Hay on Loakan Rd. This 5 star hotel is also a fabulous spa experience. You will be sure to enjoy the Manor's relaxing atmosphere, complete with balconies over looking splendid gardens.


by hitting up some fine dinning at the Hill Station restaurant on Upper Session Rd. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you will be sure to enjoy the quality food taste and presentation.


inside and out, all the wonders at the BenCab Museum at Km 6 Asin Rd. Entrance is P120 or about $2.60 and they also offer tours for a small additional fee. You can even grab lunch while you are their!

Please note: if you came to Baguio to see rice terraces, consider another 5 and a half hours travel and visit the Banaue rice terraces! They are much more beautiful in Banaue, totally worth the trip!


Did you try the sample itinerary and enjoy your trip? Where else did you go while you were there? Do you have any tips for members visiting the Cordillera Administrative Region? Let us know by signing the guest book!