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Bomod-Ok (Big) Falls

Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #5 of 16 attractions in Sagada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
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Quezon City
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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42 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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
8 helpful votes 8 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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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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lleida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Walking downhill through rice paddies and small villages is a lovely way to reach that waterfall. A good spot for swimming with locals and tourists alike. Just remember you have to go back... and it is going to be uphill !! A guide for the trek is compulsory.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

First itinerary we went to Bomod-ok falls, our tour guide said the journey to reach the falls almost 2hrs. to walk it depend on how fast we are and he gave us a bamboo stick to support while walking when going uphill or downhill. And when we reached the falls, it surrounds a big boulders of rocks and the water's... More

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