Lubrica, Aromin rule Strawberry Fest’ Rapid Chess Tourney

LA TRINIDAD, BENGUET – Kurt Lubrica and Wycliffe Aromin emerged as winners of the1st Rapid Chess Tournament for Kiddies and junior chess players last March 25, 2018 at the La Trinidad Municipal Gymnasium here.

 

PCCO official promotes Strawberry Festival

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, March 19 (PIA) -- The Strawberry Festival is among the homegrown events that the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) would like to promote to tourists.

 

Benguet Provl Vet undertakes neutering to prevent rabies

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Provincial Veterinary Office here is trying to take control of dog and cat population as it carries out neutering this whole month in line with September 28 as World Rabies Day and the country’s goal of achieving rabies- free by year 2020.

 

LT-based cancer survivors hold forum on Cancer Management and Survivorship

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, March  23 (PIA) --  The organization of La Trinidad-based cancer patients and survivors dubbed as the Ribbons of Hope, held its  first  forum for the year last  March 10 at the Strawberry Hall of the  Benguet State University(BSU) here in  effort to enhance understanding of  cancer.

 

BSU admits liability to unpaid contractor

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet – Officials and employees of the State-run Benguet State University (BSU) admitted having a monetary liability in favour of the Tadian General Construction in the amount of P1.3 million representing the
remaining balance for the completion of a building project undertaken by the contractor.

 

DA Sec. calls for unity among leaders

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Aug 13 (PIA) -- Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol calls for unity among the officials for the Filipino people.

 

Benguet-grown Arabica coffee dominates 2018 Philippine Coffee Quality Competition

BAGUIO CITY, March 22 (PIA) -- Arabica coffee is best grown in the highlands, coffee  experts say, and this  is  proven once again with Benguet-grown Arabica varieties winning  three spots in the top six of the 2018 Philippine Coffee Quality Competition (PCQC).

 

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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.
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