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Hapao Rice Terraces

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Hapao, Banaue, Luzon 3601, Philippines
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Flatter and with hot springs!

This rice terrace is a world famous one part of a Unesco collection of heritage sites. This... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jason F
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London, United Kingdom
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Hot spring

Hapao has a nice view of the terraces. Hope they will not build more house on it anymore as it will... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
imaya123
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Vancouver, Canada
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Hapao, Banaue, Luzon 3601, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This rice terrace is a world famous one part of a Unesco collection of heritage sites. This terrace is flatter than Batad or Banaue, but at the end of the walk there is a nice hot sulphur spring right next to a cold river, providing...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Hapao has a nice view of the terraces. Hope they will not build more house on it anymore as it will destroy the view. Hot spring is relaxing but they lack amenities that doesnt suit the entrance fee.they only have 2 shower that doesnt work...More

Thank imaya123
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Not as scenic as Batad's but more impressive than Banaue's, rice terraces area of Hapao is really spectacular. I didn't go to the hot springs because it was middle of the day, the sun too harsh and my knee was a bit overstretched from all...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Unlike Batad where the terraces are built high into the mountain (which is why they call it the stairway to heaven), Hapao's terraces are all over a valley, between mountains. They are wide and seem to extend all the way to the horizon. Hapao is...More

1  Thank Nonnapn
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Having a guide is mandatory here. One tip is to leave from Banaue early. Around 8.30 departure latest will secure you being one of the first tourists to arrive here, and when you arrive at the hot spring you will have a private jaccuzzi. Otherwise...More

2  Thank Mattias S
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

Do yourself a favour and do a trip here. Spectacular and not as crowded as Batad. The rice terraces are great and its worth continuing on to Hangduan. Highly recommend Hapao!!!

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

A good afternoon hike from Banaue. Trike took almost a hour to get there with fantastic views on the way up and down. For Hapao you go to another commune so you must pay the environmental fee again (50 PHP a person), plus the guide...More

2  Thank Jerzy G
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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

This review Is late but still I would like to contribute for added information of the readers. We went on long weekend to Hapao Rice Terraces. We Travelled from Baguio via Halsima Highway . It was longer way than taking the route from Ambuklao road...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

We Went there after we come to banaue And pít The backpack in The room. Is nice trek pretty short doable after lunch. Everything takes about 3 hours. View Is awesome as The everywhere in rice tereace. They Are smaller than Batad of course.

Thank Jan M
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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Great stroll across and through the scenic Hapao rice terraces - ask for Nason to guide you for a detailed description of rice panting and harvesting. You'll need to keep your balance well as some of the terrace walls are 3 metres+. Your destination should...More

Thank David L
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