A trip to the Philippines would not be complete without making the trek to visit the Banaue Rice Terraces. Located an eight-hour bus ride from Manila, this unique destination is well worth the travel time to get there. These 2000-year-old terraces are carved into the slopes of majestic hills and are truly stunning to behold. The land, along with the knowledge of farming it, has been passed down through generations of families. Hike the terraces or simply enjoy the views over this UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you’re ready to visit the Banaue Rice Terraces, read on for everything you need to know to start planning your trip.