Baguio Bamboo Sanctuary is an eco-tourism destination that provides a one-of-a-kind encounter with nature. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Baguio’s forest and get up close and personal with nature.

ABOUT BAGUIO BAMBOO SANCTUARY

The Bamboo Sanctuary in Baguio City is a nature preserve located within the St. Francis Xavier Seminary in Liteng, Pacdal.

Its most notable feature is a short walkway flanked on both sides by lush bamboo trees and bordered by a few red bamboo fences. The Philippine Bamboo Foundation manages it in collaboration with the Diocese of Baguio’s Commission of Environment.

Photo of the Beautiful Bamboo Sanctuary in Baguio City
Bamboo Sanctuary in Baguio City

BAMBOO SANCTUARY LOCATION

The bamboo sanctuary is located at St. Francis Xavier Seminary in Liteng, Pacdal, Baguio City.

The Baguio Bamboo Sanctuary is a 15 to 20-minute drive from Burnham Park in Liteng, Pacdal, Baguio City.

HOW TO GET TO BAGUIO BAMBOO SANCTUARY

Use Google Maps or Waze to get precise directions. The correct location to pin is the Baguio Bamboo Sanctuary in Pacdal Liteng.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

Directions to St. Francis Xavier Seminary Bamboo Educational Demo Farm (Bamboo Sanctuary)

BAGUIO BAMBOO SANCTUARY ENTRANCE FEE

FREE

There is no admission fee, but any donation to the sanctuary’s upkeep is appreciated.

WHAT TO EXPECT IN baguio Bamboo Sanctuary

This bamboo sanctuary not only offers scenic views to visitors but also encourages people to adopt bamboo technologies, gain knowledge, increase appreciation, and provides a venue for bamboo adopters to continue and improve their bamboo technologies.

Bamboos are excellent for rehabilitating eroding river banks, landscaping, construction, furniture making, and souvenir handicrafts.

Bamboo Plantation Sites in Baguio

There are two bamboo plantation sites in Baguio: St. Francis Xavier Seminary’s Bamboo Sanctuary at Liteng, Pacdal, and the Mirador Heritage and Eco-Park at Dominican Hill.

Bamboo Species IN BAGUIO

Some bamboo species found in the sites include Vivax bamboo (Phyllostachys vivax), Fishpole bamboo (Phyllostachys aurea), Hedge bamboo (Bambusa glaucescens f. elegans (Koidz.) Muroi & Sugimoto), Moso bamboo (Phyllostachys heterocycle pubescens), Purple bamboo (Chimonobambusa neopurpurea), Yellow striated bamboo (Bambusa vulgaris “Vitata” Mclure) and Black bamboo (Gigantochloa atroviolacea Widjaja), and bamboo (Phyllostachys aurea ‘holochrysa’ (CARR) A.), and Giant bamboo (Dendrocalamus asper (Schult. f.) Backer ex Heyne).


About Baguio

With its temperate climate, this is a great place to get away from the bustle of Manila. The city is also known for its tropical pine trees, earning it the title “City of Pines”. It is the highest significant Philippine city in terms of elevation. Baguio is renowned as the “Summer Capital of the Philippines” due to its pleasant climate with an average temperature of 22°C. Tourists flock to this mountain city in the summer and during holidays such as Christmas and New Year. This quick guide to Baguio City contains a list of the city’s most popular attractions.


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