About Baguio

Baguio, Philippines

An interesting mountain town in the Philippines, Baguio is an unrivalled destination for those who love to explore.

This beautiful pine-clad area is filled with intrigue and delight. Pack a bag and head to this thriving town to discover enticing scenery, alluring attractions and striking natural landscapes. As one of many breathtaking destinations on FlipKey, make Baguio your traveling paradise.

About Baguio

Baguio can be found in northern Luzon in the Philippines. This urban area boasts hill tribe culture and one of the biggest student populations in the country. It’s an enthralling stop for backpackers who wish to trek north to Sagada or Banaue.

The best time to visit the town is during winter months, when the weather is cooler and the rainfall is quite low. However, if you’re happy to travel in warmer months, then traveling to the area can be very fulfilling.

Baguio boasts a subtropical climate with warm temperatures and heavy rainfall during summer months. Winter is the driest season and the peak tourist season. Coincidence? We think not! If you’re planning on visiting during wet season, pack lots of cool waterproof clothing and an umbrella.

What to do

There are lots of attractions to enjoy in Baguio. The natural landscapes make the town one of the most beautiful places to visit in the country. The bustling vibe of Baguio means it can become very busy, but there are many serene places to take advantage of too.

If you’re looking to explore the local culture, take a trip to BenCab museum – a gallery dedicated to the life and work of Benedicto Reyes Cabrera. Elsewhere, you may want to experience the Night Market to find cheap goods, or see the delightful picturesque views of Mines View Park.

The delicious local cuisine in Baguio will make your mouth water. Café by the Ruins is an excellent fusion experience, while Solibao is a stunning Filipino restaurant. If you’re vegetarian, take a trip to Oh My Gulay! Otherwise, you might wish to grab a meal at Volante Pizza where fried chicken and pizza hit the spot for lunch and late diners.

Top Baguio travel tips

If you’re traveling to Baguio, you’ll probably arrive at Clark Airport unless you can take a private plane to Loakan Airport in Baguio. Clark Airport is a five-hour bus ride from the town, so you may want to explore other areas first. Car, taxi and jeepney are other forms of transport in the town and are relatively affordable.

For those who adore backpacking or discovering hidden gems, Baguio is a natural haven that’s busting with glorious greenery, exciting tourist spots and varying tasty eateries. Best of all, there are plenty of Baguio vacation rentals on FlipKey to make this trip unforgettable. Make this town the next destination on your travel list and you’ll be entranced by the warm welcome the Philippines has to offer.