Philippines - North Luzon (PDF Chapter)
This is the North Luzon chapter from Lonely Planet’s Philippines guidebook.
A region that invites intrepid exploration, North Luzon encapsulates a nation in miniature. For many travellers, the lure is the emerald rice terraces and mountains of the Cordillera, with trek-king, caving, mountain biking and rafting among the adrenaline-fuelled activities.
- be awestruck by the rice-terrace amphitheatre of Batad, then trek to others that rival it
- hobnob with former headhunters and meet a famous tattoo artist in Kalinga Province
- shimmy, climb and swim into deep caves before hiking to hanging coffins in Sagada
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Zambales Coast, Southern Zambales Coast, Iba & Botolan, North of Iba, Lingayen Gulf, Bolinao & Patar Beach, Hundred Islands National Park, San Juan (La Union), Ilocos, Vigan, Laoag, Pagudpud & Around, The Cordillera, Baguio, Kabayan, Mt Pulag National Park, Sagada & Around, Bontoc & Around, Kalinga Province, Ba-naue & Around, Kiangan, Northeast Luzon, Baler, San Jose, Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park, Tuguegarao, Santa Ana, Batanes Islands, Batan Island, Sabtang Island, Itbayat Island.
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