Visit Baguio museums and experience the healing properties of an activity called “forest bathing” with this 5-day tour package that includes budget accommodations at the Venus Parkview hotel, daily plated breakfast, guided tour around Baguio on day 2 and 3 with lunch meal, hotel pick up and drop off services, entrance, and environmental fee.
For your convenience, these three optional upgrades are available for an extra fee: roundtrip transfers from Manila, hotel upgrade to The Forest Lodge Baguio, the option to add another tour package on day 4, and Antigen test, all of which may be booked as an add-on service.
This flexible tour package is ideal for those who want to explore one of the most popular summer vacation spots of the Philippines without the hassle of finding accommodations, booking tour packages, or handling transport services yourself.
Baguio City is home to popular tourist attractions like Mines View Park, Wright Park, and Camp John Hay. Known as the Philippines ’ Summer Capital, its cool mountain air is a pleasant escape from the scorching heat in low-lying areas along its fringes. Urban dwellers from Manila typically drive up to Baguio during summer to enjoy the chilly weather, savor sweet strawberries, and visit tourist sites.
This tour package includes an 8-hour Arts and Museum Tour where you will visit local artisans in their element, as well as a Forest Bathing and Wellness Tour where you’ll go on a nature trip that ends with a decadent 2 and half hour massage. Your accommodations will be at the Venus Parkview Hotel, a budget hotel centrally located along Kisad Road, while those who choose a hotel upgrade will check-in at The Forest Lodge Baguio in Camp John Hay.
Visit Baguio City and explore its unique artist communities with this 5-day tour, with the option to enrich your trip with an add-on curated tour on day 4. Check availability by choosing a date.
Upon your arrival in Baguio, proceed to your assigned hotel and check-in with the receptionist at the lobby of Venus Parkview Hotel, or the Forest Lodge Baguio if you opted for the hotel upgrade. Settle into your room and get some rest in preparation for your 8-hour tour the following day.
Start your day with a hearty meal and proceed to the hotel restaurant to enjoy your complimentary breakfast. After your meal, get ready with a full days itinerary beginning with a trip to the centuries-old Casa Vallejo, the oldest hotel in the city adjacent to Hill Station, a popular restaurant serving delicious fusion dishes. You’ll then head over to the Baguio Museum to catch a glimpse of local cultural artifacts and dioramas of Ifugao traditional homes.
Continue your immersion into Baguio’s rich cultural heritage at the Museo Cordillera, an ethnographic museum that aims to preserve the Cordillera Administrative Region’s magnificent history. After getting a quick lesson in indigenous culture, you’ll proceed to Ili-Likha Artist Village, a food and art hub founded by film director “Kidlat Tahimik”. Next, you will visit the Easter Weaving Room and witness weavers utilizing traditional techniques to produce beautiful hand-loomed textiles. Bespoke pieces like placemats, rugs, clothing, and accessories are sold at the adjacent shop.
Afterward, you’ll head over to Tam-awan Village, an open-air museum and artist colony that features a reconstructed Cordillera village, followed by a visit to the BenCab Museum to see the national artist’s permanent painting collection. The tour ends with a quick stop at the Ifugao Woodcarvers Village before returning to the hotel.
Start your day with your complimentary breakfast and fuel up for another fun and refreshing day in Baguio. Afterward, get ready to meet your tour guide at the eco-trail beside Le Monet hotel. You will be briefed about your morning activity, which is called “forest bathing”, a Japanese concept where participants go on a leisurely walk in a place surrounded by tall trees and lush greenery.
Known as ‘shinrin-yoku in Japan, it translates to ‘taking in the forest atmosphere’ and it said to have many health benefits. Forest bathing is said to help reduce stress, enhance your mood, boost the immune system, eliminate insomnia, reduce high blood pressure, and improve your ability to focus.
You’ll pass by 9 checkpoints on a pathway that is lined with pine trees throughout the 2 KM eco-trail. Keep your eyes open for beautiful art hidden in plain sight; there are a few towering stones, bamboo chimes, and energy rocks to discover if you pay close attention. Some of these are said to be infused with good energy and bring good luck to those who touch them. After forest bathing, you’ll be served with a sumptuous lunch followed by an indulgent 2-hour traditional massage at a Wellness Spa Treatment facility in Camp John Hay.
You get to plan your schedule today, so feel free to explore the city at your own pace. Otherwise, you have the option to join another package tour so that you make the most of your day in Baguio. Choose among 3-day tours and sign-up with one that tickles your fancy.
Coffee lovers looking to sample delicious Spanish-inspired food and beverage pairings might want to try the Culinary, Coffee, Beer & Sightseeing Tour, while fans of hot cocoa could join the Culinary, Chocolate, Beer & Sightseeing Tour instead. Both tours include stopovers to some of the newest Baguio attractions. If you’re not in the mood for a food tour but want to explore Baguio’s iconic tourist attractions, then the Cultural & Heritage Tour is better suited for you.
Before leaving Baguio, take the time to do some last-minute souvenir shopping or picture taking, and then prepare for your trip back to Manila.
- For Day Tour, pick up time is 8:00 AM at the hotel.
- Check-in time is at 2:00PM and Check-out is at 11:00AM.
Venus Parkview Hotel is a 150-room hotel right across Burnham Park and near Baguio City’s tourist attractions. It is strategically located near shopping malls, restaurants, entertainment centers, and transportation hubs. The hotel provides a cozy and warm ambiance to stay in with your family and friends. Our staff is committed to creating a space for families and friends to make unforgettable memories. Our mission is to welcome guests with the warmest Venus Parkview Hotel hospitality through personalized service by our engaged associates. Enjoy the cozy ambiance for that intimate get-away or a focused business trip. The room has a 42″ LED Smart TV so you can enjoy watching premium Cable TV, or Netflix, Youtube, etc. Feeling warmer than usual in Baguio, the Suite is fitted with an air-conditioning unit.
The Forest Lodge at Camp John Hay is open to the whole gang, the entire family and even corporate denizens who long to escape the city and let their hair down and have the best fun in Baguio on the biggest and hottest deal! Located inside Camp John Hay, The Forest Lodge offers the best of both worlds: living spaces that are big on comfort and an outdoor environment that offers numerous fun activities. Lavish space for a couple as each room measures about 40 to 50 square meters, with two (2) comfortable full-size beds, one (1) toilet and bath and with a view of the Cordillera mountain range and pine forest or the busy commissary complex or even the fairway.