Ifugao is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. Its capital is Lagawe. Ifugao culture is found among the Ifugao people. They have their own language, culture, belief system as well as complete survival technique. They are most peaceful people and living around the nature, therefore in modern civilization they are considered as Animist.
The following are a few useful and interesting details about this province.
Plug commonly used is Type A but Types B and C are used as well.
Bring A to B adapter(s).
The rainy season in Ifugao begins in July and runs through January. The weather remains cool from November to February.
June to July is a good time to see green rice terraces. August to September is the best time to see the rice terraces at its greenest. October to November is the best time to see the rice terraces in its golden color.
The most appropriate clothing in this province is casual light clothing: shorts, t-shirt, sandals. Light jacket and pants at night, at higher elevations, and boating.
CITIES & TOWNS
The Ifugao province is divided into 11 Municipalities:
POINTS OF INTEREST
- Bacung Spider Web Rice Terraces
- Banaue Museum
- Banaue Rice Terraces
- Batad Rice Terraces
- Bintakan Cave
- Bogyah Hot Spring
- Buyukan Falls
- Chapah Waterfalls
- Guihob Natural Pool
- Hapao Rice Terraces
- Hungduan Rice Terraces
- Ifugao Museum
- Lumauig Stone
- Mayoyao Rice Terraces
- Million Dollar Hill
- Nah-toban Cave
- Nungulunan Rice Terraces
- O’ Phaw Mahencha Falls
- Philippine War Memorial Shrine
- Tam-an Village
The following are the most frequently asked questions about the Ifugao province.
Where in the Philippines is Ifugao located?
Ifugao is located on northern central section of Luzon.
Is Ifugao a city or province?
Ifugao is a province.
What is the Capital of Ifugao?
The capital of Ifugao is Lagawe.
What is Ifugao famous or known for?
Ifugao is famous or known for Banaue Rice Terraces
How do I get to Ifugao?
There are several ways to get to Ifugao, the most common being from Manila:
- Bus | 9 hours | $9-$10
- Drive | 5 hours | $26-$40
- You can fly to an alternate airport (Baguio, Cauayan or Tuguegarao, however the time will be approximately the same, but the cost will be significantly more.
How many islands are in Ifugao?
There are NO islands in Ifugao province. The province is landlocked.
What does Ifugao mean?
Ifugao is derived from the term “i-pugo”. “i” means people and “pugo” means hill which translates to “people of the hill”.
How Safe is Traveling in Ifugao?
Ifugao is generally safe for locals and tourists.
Is the climate the same as the rest of the Philippines?
The climate in Ifugao is relatively cool and wet throughout the year.
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