Free anti-rabies vaccination available in Benguet barangays

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 3 (PIA) - - Pet owners may now bring their dogs and cats and avail of the free anti-rabies vaccinations in designated areas in respective barangays.

 

PRO-Cor recognizes partners in 26th PNP Foundation Day

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 3 (PIA) -- The Police Regional Office – Cordillera(PRO-Cor) will recognize its partners in the promotion of public safety and peace and order during the 26th Philippine National Police (PNP) Foundation Day celebration on Monday, March 6.

 

Free irrigation starts first crop this year

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 1- -President Rodrigo Duterte’s promise of free irrigation service for farmers starts this first cropping season of crop year 2017.

 

“Strawberry Field Forever” in La Trinidad Valley?

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Mar. 10 (PIA) - - A Beatles song goes  “Strawberry Fields Forever” . But can this be possible in the  Strawberry  farms  of this capital town  in the  Swamp Area in barangay Betag here with the  current pace of development?

 

Strawberry Festival opens Feb. 20

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Feb. 16 (PIA) - -  It’s fiesta time in the highlands with  this town’s   Strawberry Festival set to open next week  even Baguio City’s Panagbenga  Festival  unveils  its major  events.

 

S&T – based technology provides support small Scale Mining in Benguet

ITOGON, Benguet, Mar. 10 (PIA) - - Department of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato Dela Peña  today led  the inauguration and official turn – over of  the integrated gold – copper mineral processing plant at barangay Gumatdang, here.

 

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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.