My BANAUE and SAGADA Itinerary with Kids (Day 1: Manila to Kiangan)

April 17, 2014


My BANAUE and SAGADA Itinerary with Kids 
(Day 1: Manila to Kiangan)


DAY 1. FRIDAY
MANILA - KIANGAN, IFUGAO
Accommodations at Ibulao Ibulao Bed and Breakfast, Kiangan, Ifugao


Map of the Route for today:



FIRST STOP: Halo Halo Snack at Razon's Petron Lakeshore at the North Luzon Expressway

SECOND STOP: Marquez Restaurant at Maharlika Highway, San Jose City, Nueva Ecija

THIRD STOP: McDonalds at Solano, Nueva Vizcaya

FINAL DESTINATION: Ibulao Ibulao Bed and Breakfast at Kiangan, Ifugao



OUR ITINERARY FOR TODAY


8:00 AM:

We left the house.


9:00 AM:


Balintawak toll entrance.Pay 45 pesos toll.


9:45 AM - 10:30 AM:


Halo Halo at Razon's  Petron Lakeshore StationToilet stop



Restaurants at Petron Lakeshore
Razon's restaurant is at the right.

Price list of meals

Pasalubong or food souvenirs sold at the counter

My favorite tamales sold at 55 pesos each

More pasalubong on sale

10:45 AM: 


SCTEX toll entrance Pay 173 pesos


11:05 AM:


TPLEX sign 





11:10 AM:

TPLEX toll Plaza Pay 104 pesos.Get TPLEX toll card

11:20 AM:


Exit the TPLEX through Pura éxit Pay 58 pesos





Exit TPLEX at Pura Exit



Turn right towards Guimba and Munoz
Toilet stop at yellow building at the back of the sign.



12:30 PM - 1:15 PM:
Lunch at Marquez restaurant, San Jose City, Nueva EcijaToilet stop
Check out my post: Marquez Restaurant in San Jose, Nueva Ecija: A Great Meal Stop on your way to the Banaue Rice Terraces

1:15 PM -2:10 PM:


Leaving Nueva Ecija and entering Nueva Vizcaya


2:10 PM:


Passed by Dalton pass 
There's a very clean toilet stop at a restaurant along this road after passing Dalton Pass. It is called Cafe Mijares and Restaurant. 



They serve reasonably priced breakfast meals like tapsilog.
They also sell pasalubong items
They also have a fruit and vegetable stand.
Sign to watch out for along the road
If you have GPS in your phone, this is the location using google maps


AFTER DALTON PASS:

This is where you get a 180 degree view of the magnificent Sierra Madre mountain ranges.





3:40 PM-4:00 PM


We bought dinner for take-out at McDonald's Solano.Toilet stop



4:15 PM: 


Passed by Bagabag airport in Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya


When this airport becomes operational, the land trip to Banaue will only be 1 1/2 hours. Coming from Manila, total travel time to Banaue will only be two hours.

The entrance to the airport


The airport tower


5:00 PM: 


Arrival at Ibulao Ibulao Bed and Breakfast at Kiangan, Ifugao


If you turn right, you proceed to Lagawe then Banaue.
Turn left to Kiangan where Ibulao Ibulao Bed and Breakfast is located.




The Kiangan boundary arch
The entrance of Ibulao Ibulao is seen at the sloping street on the right


A closer look at the entrance of Ibulao Ibulao Bed and Breakfast




Ibulao Ibulao Bed and Breakfast


Check out my post below for details:
KIANGAN-BATAD-KIANGAN

See the BATAD RICE TERRACES
Read more of Day 2 of My Banaue and Sagada Itinerary with Kids 

DAY 3. SUNDAY
KIANGAN - BANAUE - SAGADA

See the Banaue Rice Terraces at the Banaue Viewpoint
See Mount Polis
See the Bayyo Rice Terraces
Read more of Day 3 of My Banaue and Sagada Itinerary with Kids 

DAY 4. MONDAY
SAGADA

Do SPELUNKING AT SUMAGUING CAVE
See the LUMIANG BURIAL CAVE
Read more of Day 4 of My Banaue and Sagada Itinerary with Kids 

DAY 5. TUESDAY
SAGADA

See Echo Valley and Hanging Coffins
Do the Sagada Zipline
Read more of Day 5 of My Banaue and Sagada Itinerary with Kids 


DAY 6. WEDNESDAY
SAGADA - MANILA

See Dalton Pass

2 comments:

Arman Enaje said...

Thanks for this very informative post. This helps us a lot with our planning for our BANAUE, Sagada trip. Your writing style is very easy to comprehend. Nice pictures too.
More Power and God Bless!

ryan meimban said...

Nice informative post. We will be doing the same route all the way to Baguio next week. You can visit philtoa.com/cordillera-heritage-warrior-2015/ for details. God Bless!