Camp John Hay Tours
Unwind in the pine-tree surrounded Camp John Hay in Baguio with these tours. Have a picnic or enjoy the picturesque views in this top attraction in Baguio.

Camp John Hay Tours

Unwind in the pine-tree surrounded Camp John Hay in Baguio with these tours. Have a picnic or enjoy the picturesque views in this top attraction in Baguio.
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Baguio Guided Sightseeing Tour | With Transfer

See the best of Baguio in a day in this tour package that lets you conveniently explore the city’s top sites. If you don't have a lot of time in the City of Pines but want to visit its attractions, this tour is for you. You will be picked up from your accommodation in Baguio City early in the morning. The guide will give you a brief rundown of the day's itinerary while on the way to your first destination. First, you will head to the Mines View Park. It is the best place to be for a bird’s eye view of the mountains surrounding Baguio. Aside from sightseeing, you can also rent traditional clothing here and have a quick photo opp. You can also buy carved goods as souvenirs at the nearby shops. From the park, you will head to Camp John Hay next. Take a stroll along the path lined with pine trees and admire the picturesque views of the city. Commune some more with nature when you drop by the Wright Park and Burnham Park. These two green spaces are a refreshing break from the frenetic pace of Baguio City. In this tour will also go to Session Road to experience the local vibe. Have fun shopping; a lot of ukay-ukay (thrift shops) can be found along this stretch of busy road. You will also check out Baguio Cathedral, St. Joseph Church, Baguio Museum, Good Shepherd Convent, The Mansion, and the renowned Philippine Military Academy. Your last stop will be the Centennial Park. Also known as Baguio Botanical Garden, you will see here a variety of flowers and plants endemic to the country. Get ready for a whole day of sightseeing in Baguio by booking this private tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
9 hours
Available:
All year
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Museum Hopping in Baguio | Guided Half-Day Tour

Get a deeper insight into Baguio City’s rich history and heritage by booking this half-day museum hopping tour. This trip, which will take you to both interactive and static museums, is perfect for history and culture lovers. On this tour, you will not only learn about the city’s history, but also the whole of Cordillera. The villagers in the mountains still remain elusive to tourists, so get a glimpse of their lifestyle through the museum displays. You'll meet your guide with your driver who will pick you up at your accommodation in Baguio. First, you will visit Baguio Mountain Province Museum. Here you will learn about the fascinating lifestyle of the Igorot people. Expect to see bolos (machete) of the Kalinga Headhunters, the mummification process of the Ibaloi Tribe, and an actual Kabayan mummy. After learning about the Igorots, you will head to the museum inside the Philippine Military Academy next. From the Battle of Quingua (Bulacan) led by Gregorio del Pilar in the late 19th century up to the post-war period, this museum has it all. Have a leisurely stroll within the area and take some pictures before you head to the Historical Core in Camp John Hay. This place is a witness to the gruesome Filipino-American-Japanese war during World War II. Walkthrough the Historical Trail to learn about the pivotal role of Camp John Hay during the war. Visit the Cemetery of Negativism for a good laugh; this place is not an actual cemetery, but a burial site for negative emotions. Your last stop will be the Aguinaldo Museum. It is an interactive museum dedicated to Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Philippines. Included in its collections are memorabilia of other Filipino revolutionaries. Embark on a historical-educational journey with this guided half-day tour in Baguio City. Check availability by choosing a date above.

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Baguio Top Tourist Attractions | Half-Day City Tour

Enjoy the scenic views and discover the local culture in this half-day tour of Baguio's top tourist spots. Baguio is dubbed as the "City of Pines" and is famous for its cool climate, beautiful parks, and of course, hillsides teeming with gigantic pine trees. This tour package is perfect for travelers who want to see the best attractions the City of Pines has to offer Your tour will begin after your driver and local guide picks you up at your accommodation in Baguio City.  On your way to your first destination, your tour guide will discuss the day’s itinerary.  First up is The Mansion, the official summer home of the presidents of the Philippines. Designed by the renowned architect Daniel H. Burnham, it is an elegant Spanish Colonial Revival building. The elegant facade of The Mansion and it’s beautifully manicured lawn makes a great background for your photos. While visitors cannot enter the palace, the museum beside it is open to the public. Check out the museum’s collection of memorabilia and artworks collected by its former occupants.  Your next destination is the famous Mines View Park. This landscaped park overlooks the mining towns of Benguet Province. Enjoy the scenic view of the mountains at the view deck, rent a full Cordillera outfit, and take a photo with a huge, adorable Saint Bernard dog.  Mines View Park is also a great place to taste Baguio’s iconic Strawberry Taho, a sweet local dessert made of silken tofu, and tapioca pearls. Fall in love with Baguio more when you visit Camp John Hay, a former recreational facility for American soldiers. You will get to know the camp’s history when you visit its Historical Core. Check out the museum, amphitheater, butterfly sanctuary, and the Cemetery of Negativism. Get your souvenirs when you're inside Ibay’s Silver Craft, the next destination in the itinerary. It is a popular souvenir shop known for its quality silver items. Ibay’s prides itself with beautifully handcrafted accessories and jewelry. You'll visit the Baguio Museum next. Here you'll learn about the history and culture of the Cordillera highlands. The museum houses artifacts from the six provinces of the Cordillera Region, as well as dioramas depicting different Ifugao communities. Check out the fascinating exhibits that feature native Cordilleran jewelry, burial jars, and musical instruments.  A visit to the summer capital of the Philippines is not complete without going to Burnham Park. Dubbed as the "heart" of Baguio City, there are a lot of things to do here. You can check out the different kinds of orchids and flowers at the Rose Garden and orchidarium. Of course, the park is best known for the scenic man-made lake at its center. If there is one thing you must experience at Burnham Park, it is boating at the famous Burnham Lagoon. You can rent a boat and row out into the lagoon for fun. Join this tour and get the chance to explore these six wonderful destinations in Baguio City. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
3 hours
Available:
All year
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Baguio Top Attractions | Guided Half-Day Tour

Come along on this trip up north and explore the best attractions of Baguio City. Combining historic sites and urban cityscapes, this shared trip is perfect for anyone who wants to visit the finest spots in the City of Pines. This guided tour begins early in the morning after you are picked up at your accommodation in Baguio. You will meet your guide and the rest of the tour group. Get to know everyone to make this trip more memorable. Your guide will brief you about the day's itinerary, so listen closely. Your first destination will be Centennial Park. Also known as Baguio Botanical Garden, the park features several sections with different attractions. Check out the lush greenery and marvel at the fascinating sculptures, pocket gardens, and pavilions.  Afterward, you will be visiting Wright Park. The park is famous for its picturesque pool lined with pine trees, and its horseback-riding activity. Take a walk along Wright Park’s pathways, admire the pine trees, or have your photo taken by the grove of blossoming flowers. If you wish, you can rent a horse and enjoy horseback riding for a fee. First-timers need not worry as the guides are there to assist you.  From Wright Park, you will walk towards The Mansion, the official summer palace of the President. The impressive Spanish Colonial Revival exterior makes a great background for your photos. While visitors cannot enter the palace, the museum beside it is open to the public. There you will see an extensive collection of the president’s memorabilia. Your next stop is Mines View Park, one of Baguio's most popular attractions. Enjoy a panoramic view of the mountains from the observation deck. Locals also rent out their traditional costumes to visitors for a photo opportunity. You will also find several souvenir stores that sell woven items, knitted garments, wooden ornaments, as well as silverworks. Mines View Park is also the perfect spot to sample Baguio’s famous Strawberry Taho, a sweet local dessert made of silken tofu. Afterward, you will proceed to Camp John Hay, another landmark in Baguio. This former US Military Base is now a forest watershed reservation and recreational complex. Here you can find the Bell House, History Trail, and the Secret Garden. You will also stop by the Philippine Military Academy. Check out the museum and see historical military weapons such as tanks. If you’re lucky, you will catch military exhibitions and other celebrations. You may even see a glimpse of aspiring cadets performing daily drills. Cap off your tour with a visit to Good Shepherd, the most well-known souvenir and delicacy shop in Baguio. This sweet-tooth haven is known for Lengua de Gato (a type of biscuit), fruit preserve jams, and chocolate flakes. Buy some treats for yourself or your loved ones back home; their bestselling product is the strawberry jam. Get to know the best tourist spots in the Summer Capital of the Philippines by booking this tour to Baguio. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Frequently Asked Questions

About Camp John Hay Tours

Unwind and relax in one of Baguio’s most famous tourist spots, Camp John Hay. Explore the different areas in this must-visit destination during your trip to the Philippines.

1. Where is Camp John Hay located?

Camp John Hay is located in Baguio City. It’s 3 kilometers from Session Road, about 12-15 minutes travel time.

2. Is there an entrance fee in Camp John Hay?

There is no entrance fee to Camp John Hay. However, if you plan to visit some of its tourist spots such as Cemetery of Negativism and The Bell House, you have to pay a minimal fee. It’s free in most Camp John Hay guided tours.

3. What are the best Camp John Hay tours in the Philippines?

Most Camp John Hay shared and private tours are often combined with other destinations, such as Mines View Park, Burnham Park, Philippine Military Academy, and Good Shepherd Convent.

4. How can I get to Camp John Hay?

You can ride a jeepney or a taxi going to Camp John Hay. You can also join a guided or private tour with free pickup and drop-off for a more convenient way.

5. What should I wear to Camp John Hay?

Wear light and comfortable clothes. If you’re planning to visit during the rainy or cold season, make sure to bring a jacket to protect you from the cold.

6. What are the activities I can do in Camp John Hay?

Aside from visiting its tourist attractions such as Treetop Adventure, Butterfly Sanctuary, Bell House, Cemetery of Negativism, Yellow Trail Hike and many more, you can go on a food trip and have a picnic with your friends and family.

7. When is the best month or season to visit Camp John Hay?

The best month to visit Camp John Hay is during November to June, which is considered the dry season in Baguio.