Information about Winaca Eco-Cultural Village
Winaca Eco-Cultural Village
Located in Tublay, Benguet province, this 42-hectare private property is the perfect venue for adventure seekers looking for an authentic cultural experience. The estate offers various activities, and the place is nestled in the midst of nature-filled pine trees and a pristine landscape that the Cordidilleras is known for.
Cordillera Houses and Traditional Weaving
Get to know more of the rich culture and history of the residents of Cordillera with the samples of prehistoric houses that can be found within the premises. Native huts at Tribal houses such as the Benguet-Bakun House and Sagada House are on display, and they highlight the indigenous materials used by their ancient forebears.
Traditional weaving practices abound. Narda’s weaving factory is on the premises, and it’s a great way to learn about the innate creativity of the people who live here.
Bring Your Hiking Gear and Adventurous Spirit
After taking your obligatory souvenir photos at the native houses, get ready to get sporty with nature inspired activities you can do throughout the estate.
There’s a wall climbing/rappelling facility, high rope courses and other obstacle courses with varying levels of difficulty to suit your preferred level of risk tolerance. Mudslides, zip lines, horseback riding options are also available for a fee.
The Eco trail is a great way to enjoy the natural sights, where you will see indigenous trees that have been around for hundreds of years, giant ferns, anthuriums flowers and coffee plants that are part of their organic farm.
Other Things to Do
You can arrange for an overnight stay and wake up to the sounds of nature, away from the the noise of the city. There is a restaurant inside that offers freshly cooked organic food from their very own farm. The village is the perfect venue for large gatherings such as team building activities or even weddings for a more intimate affair.