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6 Fun and Unique Things to do in Baguio City

by | Feb 25, 2020 | Travel

When people travel or go on a vacation, they most probably like to explore new places and try new things that only these places can uniquely offer. Also known as the City of Pines, Baguio is not just a big city surrounded by pine forests with many popular tourist attractions to visit. But there are also many fun and unique things to do in Baguio.

Here are a few, take a look: 

Relax in hot springs

Baguio is home to some of the best hot spring resorts in the Philippines. The two places with natural hot springs and resorts are the borders between Baguio, Itogon, and Tuba. However, Itogon hot springs are less expensive than those in Asin Road, Tuba. Before you start another big trip, just chill in the natural hot springs of Baguio. It is one of the most relaxing and best things to do in Baguio.

Be a gold miner

The foundations of Baguio city go back to its mines as they are the reason for its existence. There is still gold mining activity going on in these mines. The mines also offer visitors educational tours, and a chance to be a gold miner for a day. As a gold miner, you will take their attire and work with proper mining gear and equipment. It’s a perfect place for families with kids.

Go berry picking at the La Trinidad Strawberry Farms

Baguio is famous for two things: Pine forests and Strawberries. Hence it’s another nickname “the strawberry capital of Philippines.” Strawberry farms at La Trinidad are no doubt one of the best and the most popular tourist places to visit in Baguio. Here, not only can you taste delicious and fresh strawberries but also you pick them straight from the plants. It’s a fun and exciting experience for kids and families.

Live in tribal huts at Tam-Awan

Created by the local artists and craftsmen to preserve the local Cordilleran culture, Tam-Awan village offers accommodation in tribal huts and houses for a price of only USD 10 (PHP 500) per adult. They aim to offer complete Igorot tribal experience at an affordable price. It’s a perfect chance to live in tribal huts and connect back to our roots – and hopefully find Mother Nature. It’s a unique and fun thing to do in Baguio.

Take a stroll in the Baguio Botanical Gardens

If you’re a couple on a vacation in the Philippines, this is perfect for you and so don’t miss it. Take a stroll or a romantic walk in the beautiful Botanical Gardens of Baguio. There is nothing more chaotic or romantic than nature. Have a picnic in these lush green gardens and enjoy its serene beauty. It’s the place to find peace away from the hustle-bustle of the society. If you’re a writer or an artist, you will find this place pleasing to work in. 

Check out the view from the Mines View Park

When you’re in Baguio, you must go to the Mines View Park. Here’s why? Because it offers the best panoramic view of mountain ranges of Amburayan Valley. The overlook park is only 5 km away from Baguio and it’s pretty easy to reach. It’s the place in Baguio to take the most breathtaking pictures. Checking out the breathtaking view is one of the most popular things to do in Baguio.

Don’t miss any of these Fun and Unique Things to do in Baguio. And most importantly, have a fun stay in Baguio.

Optional: Stay at the Diplomat Hotel (Only for the brave hearts)

Since it was destroyed during the Second World War, the Diplomat’s Hotel has been left in ruins. However, the story doesn’t end there. The hotel ruins are believed to be haunted by the ghosts of the people who lost their lives. There have been several sightings of ghosts and reports of other paranormal activity in this haunted and abandoned hotel. Some people tried to stay at the hotel all night and went completely mad. However, the ruins are safe to visit during the day as there are no ghosts roaming around in the daytime. Staying at the hotel all-night is the most dangerous and scariest thing to do in Baguio at night.

Now that you have an idea of all that Baguio holds, all you got to do is book flight tickets. iEagle is a one-stop destination to book cheap flight tickets to the Philippines.