The Valley of Colors Baguio is also called Stobosa. It’s a Barangay (small neighborhood) called Balili located in La Trinidad, Benguet. The project of Valley of Colors (also called Stobosa) was organized by the Department of Tourism in cooperation with artists of Tam-Awan Village and the residents of the Barangay. It was an inspiration from the Favelas in Brazil.
Valley of Colors is actually a resettlement area. And residents and other volunteers decided to paint it colorfully to turn it from a big eyesore to now an eye-catching love to visit.
It was once more colorful, but now a little dirtier, but that’s just how life sometimes go. We’re sure that with a little effort, it can be groomed to a much more beautiful and lovable area, but it’s still a place many people go and visit for a quick spot to take photos. Keep reading below to see our pictures there.
HOW TO GET TO VALLEY OF COLORS BAGUIO
BAGUIO TO VALLEY OF COLORS BY JEEPNEY
If you want to get from Baguio to Valley of Colors Baguio by jeepney. You have to ask for the jeepney going to La Trinidad. You can get the jeepney at the end of Burnham Park close to the Baguio Market.
Valley of Colors is only 5 kilometers distance from the city. The jeepney ride cost 8.50 PHP and it takes around 15-20 minutes to get there depending on the traffic.
On the way back just stop the first jeepney going up to Baguio. You will have to walk around 10 minutes from the terminal to reach Baguio city center.
BAGUIO TO VALLEY OF COLORS BY TAXI
If you want to get to get from Baguio to Valley of Colors Baguio by taxi. It will cost around 100 PHP depending on the traffic. There are taxis available around Burnham Park or around Baguio Market area.
VALLEY OF COLORS BAGUIO
The Valley of Colors is located just a few meters walking distance from Bell Church.It’s on the right side of the road. So you will not miss it when riding the jeepney.
There are two nice places where you can take pictures. The point of view before entering to the Valley of Colors. And also the bridge for crossing inside the barangay.
Once you cross the bridge expect to go upstairs a few minutes to get nice views of the place. It’s a common neighborhood and you will find stores and even local restaurants around where you can eat or takeaway food.
WHERE TO STAY IN BAGUIO
There are lots of hotels and inns in Baguio ranging from affordable to more luxurious ones. Make sure to book your accommodation in advance in Agoda or Booking for a hassle-free Baguio trip! Here are some of the places you could consider staying at when you’re in Baguio.
CITY CENTER HOTEL
City Center Hotel, as its name suggests, is located in the center of Baguio City. It is very near to Burnham Park and Session Road so it’s a hotel to consider booking if you’re thinking on where to stay in Baguio. Its location is the most attractive feature of the hotel, according to travelers, but its services have its own merits, too.
Some of which include, 24-hour front desk, luggage service, and wake up service. They also have beautiful blackout curtains surely good for those people trying to have a better sleep after good day travel. Interestingly, they also have air-conditioned in their rooms, unlike the hotels we’ve mentioned earlier. A night in their Deluxe Room costs about 32 USD per 2 people. Also, there is free wifi in all rooms.
Baguio Holiday Villas is located at 45 Session Road, MPB Building, Baguio City Proper. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
VENUS PARKVIEW HOTEL
Another hotel with a pretty amazing location is Venus Parkview Hotel. The hotel is also near Burnham Park and Session Road, both locations of which you may start your itinerary. They offer services like 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, and 24-hour front desk.
Apart from this, they also offer recreational services like karaoke and massage for a tiring day. A Superior Air-Conditioning Room costs about 38 USD per night for 2 people, which include breakfast. Wifi is also available in all rooms.
Baguio Holiday Villas is located at 19 Kisad Road, Burnham Park, Baguio City Proper. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
CAMP JOHN HAY FOREST CABIN
Camp John Hay Forest Cabin is perfect for family or group of friends that are wanting an immersive accommodation. The vacation home has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The house also has a dining area, a fully equipped kitchen, and a patio with garden views.
If you need some toiletries, it is available for an extra charge, good for guests traveling light. The location is very near to Camp John Hay, only a 14-minute walk. The whole house for 12 people costs about 260 USD per night.
Baguio Holiday Villas is located at Forest Cabin Scout Hill, Camp John Hay. Click here to check their availability and book your stay!
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