Knitting Adventure in Banaue


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Immerse yourself in the mountain village of Uhaj, in Banaue, Ifugao. Knitting Expedition takes you on a tranquil cultural getaway. Sleep in a native Ifugao hut overlooking the rice terraces, learn to knit, dance with the locals, and go on a scenic hike to hot springs! This is the perfect gift to yourself to jumpstart your 2019!

 

Rates

P 9,860 - early bird rate (paid by Dec 31, 2018)
P10,510 - regular rate (deadline February 15, 2019)
P 9,230 - non-knitters early bird package (paid by Dec 31, 2018)
P 9,860 - non-knitters regular package (deadline February 15, 2019)

*Payment terms available. Email knittingexpedition@gmail.com.

Inclusions

2 nights shared stay in Native Village Inn Uhaj, Banaue with Breakfast
Roundtrip deluxe bus fare from Manila to Banaue
Jeepney transport within Banaue
1 Knitting Workshop with knitting kit: needles, yarn, knitting zine
Rice Terraces Hike and Hot Springs Tour
Cultural show and Community Dance
Goodie Bag
Travel Insurance

Itinerary

February 21 – Thursday

8:00pm – Meet at Bus Station
9:00pm – Leave for Banaue

February 22 – Friday

5:30am – Arrive Banaue and Register at Tourist Center
6:00am – Depart for Banaue Viewpoint
6:30am – Sunrise at Banaue Viewpoint
7:15am – Depart for Native Village Inn
8:00am – Introductions
8:30am - Breakfast and Free Time
12:00nn – Lunch and Check In
2:00pm – Knitting Workshop
6:00pm – Dinner

February 23 – Saturda7:00am – Breakfast

8:30am – Hike and Hot Springs Tour
1:00pm – Lunch and Free Time/Rest
6:00pm – Dinner
7:00pm – Cultural Show and Community Dance

February 24 – Sunday

7:00am – Breakfast
10:00am – Check out and Depart for Banaue Town
10:30am – Arrive in Banaue Town for souvenir shopping, lunch, sight seeing
2:00pm – Closing circle
3:30pm – Depart for bus station
5:00pm – Arrive bus station and depart for Manila

February 25 – Monday
4:00am – Arrive Manila

*Itinerary may change depending on weather.

What To Bring

Warm clothing
Rain jacket
Water bottle
Comfortable walking shoes
Swimwear for hot springs (modest swimwear like rashguard & boardshorts)
Cash

Not included in the package rate

Meals (except for 2 breakfasts). Please bring enough extra cash for meals as there are no reliable ATM machines and no credit cards accepted in town.

Accommodations

First come, first served basis
No registration, no reservation
Rooms and bathrooms are shared 
You will be staying in a refurbished traditional Ifugao hut - there are no actual beds in the rooms, there will be cushions on the floor for sleeping
Additional fees apply for private rooms
Bathrooms have hot showers

Payment

Full payment must be settled on or before February 15
NON-REFUNDABLE but transferable to another person
You may opt for a monthly payment term. Kindly contact us for details.

For questions and clarifications, email us at knittingexpedition@gmail.com