A UNESCO World Heritage Site


FUN AT Batad-Banaue

Trail Difficulty: 3/10

Adventure Duration: 2 day/s

Escape the city and find serenity in the peaceful towns of Batad and Banaue! The Batad Village, a Unesco World Heritage Site, is a place where divine creation meets human masterpiece. Listen to the fascinating folklore of the locals and witness their skill in carving and weaving. Savor the local cuisine and enjoy a stunning view of the rice paddies in the shape of an amphitheater, which turn bright green in the summer. Or take a dip in the cool and relaxing waters of Tappiyah Falls.

Trekking to Batad is not about reaching a summit or mere sight-seeing. The trip is intended to be more than a physical challenge or escapade; by traveling to Batad, you can experience the richness of the Philippine’s natural resources and get a glimpse at the indigenous culture.


Day 1
09:00 PM Registration at Ohayami Bus Terminal (Friday) Estimated Time of Departure(ETD) is at 10:00 PM
07:00 AM ETA(Estimated Time of Arrival) Banaue
07:30 AM Breakfast. Purchase supplies
09:00 AM Visit Banaue Museum and View Deck
10:30 AM ETD Banaue to Batad Jump Off Point
12:00 PM ETA Batad Jump Off Point. Short Orientation
12:30 PM Start Trek
01:30 PM ETA Batad. Settle Down
02:30 PM Late Lunch
03:30 PM Rest.Explore Batad Town Centro and walk the terraces.
06:00 PM Dinner and Socials
11:00 PM Lights Out
Day 2
06:00 AM Wake-up call. Breakfast and ready for trek
07:00 AM Start trek to Tapiyah Waterfalls. Pass through Batad Village central.
09:00 AM Arrive at Tapiyah Waterfalls. Swim, relax and picture taking.
11:00 AM Start trek back to lodge.
12:00 PM Arrive at lodge. Lunch and pack up
01:30 PM Start trek to saddle point
03:00 PM Arrive at Saddle point. Board jeep and proceed to Banaue.
04:30 PM ETA Banaue. Dinner and souvenir shopping.
05:30 PM Board bus to Manila
06:00 PM ETD for Manila
03:30 AM ETA Manila (Monday)



Roundtrip Bus Transportation:  Manila-Banaue and vis-a-vie
Roundtrip Chartered Jeepney: Banaue-Batad and vis-a-vie
1 night accommodation in Batad
Meals (Day 1: Dinner, Day 2: Breakfast)
Registration fees, Entrance fees and other Applicable fees 
Adventure Guide/ Coordinator
Local Guide Fees
Trail Adventours ID





Please email for any inquries and booking.
  • Clothes good enough for the trip
  • A good pair of trekking shoes
  • Jacket (It is advised to have 2 jackets a cotton/fleece jacket for the cold and a water proof jacket)
  • Rain and Sun Protection (Sun block, shades, rain coat etc..)
  • Head Light
  • Water or rehydration fluids
  • Snack/ Trail Food
  • Trekking Pole
  • Toiletries (tissue, wet wipes, tooth brush etc.)
  • Camera
  • Personal medications
  • Slippers
  • Deposit slip and remaining balance
  • Book donation (optional. This is for our 1 Book Project. We prefer books for elementary students) 

*No need for tents 

You can download our waiver here.
Waiver (PDF)

1. How do we get to Batad?
A 8-10 hour bus ride from Manila to Bananue this will be followed by a 1 ½ jeepney ride to the jump-off point of Batad. From here a 45 minute trek will get us to the town of Batad.

2. What transportation will be used?
We will be using an airconditioned bus to get to Banaue then a local jeepney to get to Batad.

3. Where is the bus station?
The Ohayami Lines Bus station is located at Fajardo st. cor.Lacson st., Manila. It is near Espana St. and the Nagtahan Bridge.

4. Is the climb hard?
Generally the climb/trail is easy. The only challenging part is the trail from the waterfalls back to the accommodations as this will require a challenging inlcined trek through steps.

5. Is there cellphone signal?
The town of Banaue has good signal buti signal in Batad is very sporadic and unreliable. 

6. Where do we stay?
We will be staying in a local lodge. Very simple accommodation where a room is shared with 2-6 people. Restrooms are communal and hot water can be requested for a minimal fee.

7. What food will be served?
All food will be locally prepared. Pork, chicken and vegetables are the main ingredients it most meals. Food can be cooked adobo style or nilaga. A local delicacy “Pinikpikan” can also be requested. Vegetables are very good and are a staple in the area.

8. How cold does it get?
Usually temperatures at night and early morning range from 15-20deg. If it rains it gets colder.

9. Are we allowed to swim in the falls?
Yes, but please follow your guide’s instructions for safety. The water is also very cold.

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