ACPC released P8.5M loan to two CAR coops

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet - The Department of Agriculture (DA) – CAR continues to provide assistance to cooperatives in the region.

 

Itogon miner dies of gas poisoning

One died and two survived in an incident of gas poisoning on Monday, April 17, at Sitio Fatima, Ucab, Itogon, Benguet inside an impounding tank of tailings owned by Jimmy Bawayan.

 

Thoughts for women to ponder and act on in their contribution to society

TUBLAY, Benguet, April 7 (PIA) - - “A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.”

 

Bantay Basura revs up garbage management efforts in La Trinidad

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, April 7 (PIA) - - The local government revved up its  garbage management efforts with the deputization of Bantay Basura personnel and the issuance of citation tickets to violators.

 

Youth urged to get involved, empowered to preserve humanity

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 28 (PIA) - - More than 400 young people from the Cordilleras plus few foreign students from various parts of the globe gathered in a two-day regional youth assembly to learn from one another  and be  empowered  to  preserve humanity.

 

Benguet Tourism Code mulled

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 31 (PIA) - - With  tourism  a  thriving  industry in the province, the Provincial Board   mulls  of    crafting an encompassing Tourism Code which integrates and harmonizes  all existing related laws and  looks into the various facets affecting the industry.

 

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Benguet Destinations

Strawberry Farm

La Trinidad is know to be the “Strawberry Capital of the Philippines” because of the strawberry fields. Visitors can experience strawberry picking and also taste different products made from strawberry like the strawberry ice cream and strawberry “taho”.

Asin Hot Springs

Located at the outskirts of the city of Baguio, this attraction gives it’s visitors the chance to indulge in serious relaxation. Asin Hot Springs has been knwon to do wonders for the mind, body and soul because of the spring’s natural minerals like sulfates, calcium and chloride.

BenCab Museum

The BenCab museum, located at KM 6. Asin Road, houses the permanent collection of Philippine National Artist Benedicto Cabrera (BenCab) in several galleries, as well as venues for art shows and exhibitions. The Philippine Contemporary Art Galleries highlight the artist’s collection of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. The smaller exhibition rooms contain other collections accumulated by BenCab through the years.

Bell Church

The home to beautiful landscaped gardens and intricately designed arches and buildings adorned with flags, bells and dragons. Bell church holds some artifacts about Buddhism and literatures about the history of China.

Mt. Pulag

Mt. Pulag is the highest peak in Luzon and the third highest in the Philippines which is 2,922 meters above sea level. The view from the top of Mt. Pulag never fails to amaze its climbers.

Kabayan Mummies

Also know as the Fire Mummies of the Philippines, the Kabayan Mummies are from the Ibaloi tribe of Benguet. This have been included in the 100 Most Endangered Sites in the World by a non-profit organization that focuses on the preservation of important historical monuments and sites.

Ambuclao Dam

The Ambuclao dam is popularly known as the biggest rock filled dam in the Far East and is considered as one of the major projects in Luzon that feeds electricity to the grid lines of Luzon.

Rose Gardens

Rose lovers will surely be pleased with Rose Gardens. A famous tourist attraction located in La Trinidad. Here, you will find a large variety of roses, chrysanthemums and other ornamental plants.

Mt. Ugo

This is considered to be one of the major destinations in the Cordilleras. It is the highest mountain located in Tinongdan, Itogon via the Benguet-Vizcayay boundary that boasts of stunning views of neighboring mountains and the great Luzon valley.

Kalugong View Point

A trek to Mount Kalugong is something that adventure seekers and nature lovers woudn't miss. The Kalugong View Point will give you a breathtaking experience and a panoramic view of the La Trinidad Valley and ther villages.