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Maligcong (The Philippines)

Practical information on Maligcong

  • Family
  • Encounters with locals
  • Romantic
  • Nature Reserve / Wildlife Observation / Safari
  • Viewpoint
  • Culture (paddy field, coffee, tea ...)
  • Essential
  • Off the beaten track
4 / 5 - One review
How to get there
3h30 from Tabuk by car
When to go
From November to May
Minimum stay
1 to 2 days

Reviews of Maligcong

María José Alfonso Fernández Seasoned Traveller
58 written opinions

Maligcong is a village known for growing rice, located north of Manila, in the Philippines.

My suggestion:
Don't forget your camera, you are going to be amazed!
My review

Maligcong is a small village located in the province of Bontoc, a mountainous and humid region enabling agricultural development. You'll find rice terraces on the heights of the village. The pride of the villagers is really quite an experience. Maligcong means "surrounded by rice fields". Entrance to the terraces is free, but you can call on a guide to understand better how these were built, the production cycle and also the different types of rice. In short, a good visit to get closest to the farmers' traditional way of life in the Philippines.

In this village of approximately 800 souls, you won't find any restaurants, but options to stay in the home of a local, which reinforces the feeling of closeness with the locals.

Rice terraces in Maligcong
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