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Sunday, February 9, 2020

WATCH: Bontoc's Maligcong Rice Terraces featured in GMA's Biyahe ni Drew episode

Photo Courtesy || Biyahe Ni Drew YT Channel
Cordillera - Maligcong Rice terraces located in Bontoc, Mt Province, is one of the most scenic view every nature lovers should have in their travel itinerary.
GMA's travel documentary hosted by Drew Arellano featured his journey to the small town of Bontoc and his hike to the summit of Mt, Kupapey just to have a full view of the breathtaking rice terraces.

To get the best glimpse of the sunrise and the sea of clouds over the rice terraces, Drew's team needs to wake up early in the morning and hike Mt. Kupapey for 30 minutes. 

"Makikita mo talaga ang texture ng mismong photograph kapag kukuha kayo ng picture, napakaganda...," Drew commented after seeing the majestic rice terraces. 

Watch Drew video below
Going to Maligcong is very easy. If you are coming from Manila, you can take Coda Lines bus in Cubao going to Bontoc town. The bus only makes trips in the evening from 8:00 pm, 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm. The fare is less than P1,000 only.

If you are coming from Baguio City, you can take the GL trans buses which are stationed at Dangwa Terminal or the Rising Sun buses stationed at Slaughter Compound in Magsaysay. Ticket prices range from P180 to P212. 

Getting to Maligcong from Bontoc can be done by riding a jeepney at the back of the Public Market. Just tell the driver that you are going to Maligcong Rice terraces. The fare is only 20 pesos. Jeepney departure time are 8:00 in the morning, and 12:00 noon, 2:30, 4.30 and 5:00 in the afternoon.

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