TESDA opens farm schools in Benguet.

LA TRINIDAD Benguet, June 16 (PIA) - - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) opened its scholarship program to farming communities with the Organic Farming NC II now being offered at three Department of Agriculture- accredited farms in the province.

 

250 bikers join bikathon for a cause

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June 5(PIA) - -About 250 bike enthusiasts from the different provinces in the Cordillera region joined the 1st Police Regional Office Cordillera “Padyak Tungo sa Pagbabago” last Friday.

 

Benguet farmers contribute to a Japan prefecture farming system

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, (PIA) - - The Benguet province’s exchange program on agricultural farming is contributory to the success of the farming systems in a Japan prefecture.

 

Police condemns attacks in Benguet town

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, June  9 (PIA) --  The Police Regional Office – Cordillera condemned  the  lawless and treacherous actions perpetrated by the alleged members of the rebel forces at the Lepanto Mine  site in Mankayan, Benguet  Wednesday night.

 

Man’s best friend saves 2 boys in mine

TUBA, Benguet – Saved by man’s best friend.

 

Yes, that’s what happened to Wilbur Santos, 14, and his small brother, the 12-year-old Kurt, when fire broke out in their house at the mine camp of this town’s Sitio Padcal, where Philex Mining Corp. has its gold-and-copper operations, while they were sleeping on Saturday night, May 13.

 

Safe organic fertilizers for Arabica coffee

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – Arabica coffee production is confined mostly to the cool highlands of the Cordillera, particularly Benguet and Mountain Province. As the demand for Cordillera coffee increases, securing quality production without using harmful chemicals is a challenge to our local producers.

 

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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.