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Bomod-Ok (Big) Falls

Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #4 of 16 Attractions in Sagada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
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Taguig City, Philippines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

It's a looooooong walk and it'll maybe going to freak you out. Be aware of the weather, bring light, wear dry fittings and apply sunblock (trust me..if sunny or bring umbrella, wear shades or any that protects you from the sun!), and be careful. No pot of gold in the end, only the boasting Bomok-Od falls. The water is f-r-e-a-k-i-n-g... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We visited Bomod-Ok Falls and it was a sight to behold. We could have loved to go for a swim and just enjoyed its cool water after a long hike down from New England (the natives call it that) of Piglisan Village (North of Sagada). The heavy rain made it very slippery to venture into the rocks and the swell... More

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Quezon City
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The trek starts with a looong descent on the side of the hill that has been built with cement stairs here and there. The view is very nice as it gives you rice paddies and the countryside. To get to the falls, you have to trek through the rice paddies and pass by a community. The residents are friendly though... More

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Tarlac, Philippines
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

^___^ its a very llllooooooonnnnnggg trek but at the end of the trail, the true view and beauty of the mother nature awaits you and makes you feel how blessed you are..

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Quezon City, Philippines
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8 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Bomod-Ok falls was just like any other falls I've seen in the Philippines. What's different about this is that, the place where the falls is situated is really really cold at times so It'll be a struggle for you to swim. But what really amazed me was the trek going to the falls. You pass by the rice terraces which... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We visited Bomod-ok falls last year. We were 13 in a group plus 2 guide. While hiking, we used sticks. It was a bit far from the road and going there with small childred and aged people are really not advisable. The view is nice and the falls was majestic. Going back to the main road is double the time... More

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Peace River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is an awesome hike if you like a strenuous workout. It's about one hour each way from the trailhead with a lot of steps. If it's hot bring a lot of water. It costs 500php to get a guide at the trailhead. The falls at the end are spectacular, if you've never seen falls before, and good if you've... More

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Long Beach, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It's a long trek going to the big falls. And the stairs going down to the falls are very steep. But the view along the way is ok. You will pass by a small village.The big falls really did not meet my expectations. Its really not that big. And the current by the time we got there is really strong... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The surprise on this activity was the Rice Terraces we walked through on the way down to the falls. Beautiful. Lots of walking on ledges though. May not be great if you have a fear of heights. The swim in the pool at the foot of the falls was very special.

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Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I've been to Sagada over 20 times but I love hiking down the valley and swimming in the cold water pool every time. :) It might be too challenging to those who are unfit or inactive so use your best discretion when planning this hike with slower people.

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