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The Hanging Coffins Of Sagada

Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
+63 906 412 9816
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Something different to see

It takes about 10 mins to get there if its not crowded. Its fascinating to see limestone rocks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
pochay c
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Challenging trail to view up close

We visited the hanging coffins during a drive from Banaue. The mountain scenery and rice terraces... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DBishop0706
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Cut through the jungle and overgrowth of the Valley of Echoes to discover the mysterious hanging coffins of Sagada.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“echo valley” (82 reviews)
“the cliff” (21 reviews)
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Sagada, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It takes about 10 mins to get there if its not crowded. Its fascinating to see limestone rocks among the tall trees and mountains before u get to see the actual coffins. Be warned that its a burial ground so silence must be observed to...More

Thank pochay c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the hanging coffins during a drive from Banaue. The mountain scenery and rice terraces during the drive were spectacular. At Sagada the hanging coffins can be seen at a distance from the trailhead not far from the road. On viewing the trail leading...More

Thank DBishop0706
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Seeing the coffins hanging in the air makes you wonder what's the logic behind the unusual burying tradition. Just listen to the guide and you'll appreciate the reason for this sacred practice. Keep in mind that this is a solemn place so behave properly, keep...More

Thank akaong
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

You wouldn't think that walking around cemeteries are creepy specially if you are greeted by crows atop the pine trees. But the trek is well worth the effort as the surrounding sight are awesome. As per rule you need first to register at the tourism...More

Thank EatME S
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

As we wanted to see the hanging coffins as well as take a hike we walked passed this and got the history of the hanging coffins There are more than one place with hanging coffins so make sure you have a good guide with you...More

Thank 333Helge
Reviewed 22 August 2017

If you're planning to visit the Ifugao and the Mountain Provinces in Northern Luzon, I would suggest that you go, first, to Banaue and then from there you may proceed to Sagada. This is a very good alternative to the usual trip and holiday in...More

Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great insight in the local practices and the differences between different religions. Especially interesting due to informal character and wealth of information of our guide Joan from the Treasure Rock Inn.

Thank Clutchman11
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Go and check it off your bucket list. We did the Adventure Trek it was challenging for me because I am out of shape but we'll worth it.

Thank Renee M
Reviewed 21 July 2017

i really don't know why, but i found peace in this place. i wish i can revisit it again this year. the place is so captivating. If you need a place to reminisce here it is: silence: exceeding peace;

Thank roydcs16
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

My husband is not one to sit around and veg out at the beach. We spent a few days visiting my family in San Juan, La Union. My husband likes to hike and he always wanted to see the hanging coffins in Sagada. So we...More

Thank Toni M
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brent eugene w
26 March 2017|
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Response from Farn K | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry sir. But you commented on the wrong review with regards to the fees the guides are charging. In my review, i did not write any negative remarks about the prices charged by the guides. :)
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Tim V
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Response from DomusLulu | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend trying to do a tour from Banaue to Sagada in one day. You should stop in Bontoc and take in the wonderful museum (give it at least one hour) and then get to Sagada with a jeepney, and do a tour of the... More
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dave w
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Response from Jeannard Jay T | Reviewed this property |
Manila baguio is around 400pesos then Baguio to Sagada is around 200-300pesos (bus fare)... travel from manila-baguio is 4-6hours (via bus), baguio-sagada is 6hours by bus through winding highland roads... the travel and... More
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