Northern Blossom Farm in Atok, Benguet easily captured the hearts of many travelers. With a gorgeous mountain backdrop, it is not your typical flower farm. It has then become a popular side trip from the City of Pines.
About Atok, Benguet
Atok is a municipality in the province of Benguet. Benguet can be found at the southernmost part of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR). It is only two hours away from the favorite summer destination, Baguio City. Atok is also gaining attention from travelers with the number of attractions you can explore here. You can climb Mt. Timbak, the third highest peak in Luzon with an elevation of 2,717 MASL. Pass by Halsema Highway that is the second highest altitude highway in the Philippines. Visit Bosleng Lourdes Grotto, a pilgrimage site where you can catch a stunning landscape view.
One of the favorite sites in Atok, you should definitely not miss the Northern Blossom Flower Farm.
About Northern Blossom Flower Farm
The Northern Blossom Flower Farm in Atok, Benguet is a private property owned by Lany Ganayan. Their family actually runs a flower shop in Dangwa, the most famous flower market in Manila.
How to Get to Northern Blossom Flower Farm
Baguio City to Atok, Benguet
From Baguio City, you can ride a taxi to Dangwa Bus Terminal. From here, you can take a bus going to Besao, Sagada, or Bontoc and get off at Atok Municipal Hall or Marosan’s Eatery. Better go early because the bus schedule interval can be an hour or two. You can also take a van located just beside the bus terminal.
Atok, Benguet to Baguio City
To go back to Baguio City, you can take a van going to Dangwa Bus Terminal beside Marosan’s Eatery where you previously get off. At the same location, you can also catch a bus passing by that will head to Dangwa Bus Terminal as well.
Northern Blossom Flower Farm Day Tour
Upon arrival at Atok, make sure to pay the environmental fee (PHP20) first at Sayangan Brgy. Hall Tourist Information Center. It’s just a short, uphill walk when you get off at Atok Municipal Hall or Marosan’s Restaurant.
From the tourist information center, start making your way to Northern Blossom Flower Farm. From Atok Municipal Hall, cross the street and walk (around 2 minutes) until you see the farm’s signage (huge tarpaulin).
Northern Blossom Flower Farm shelters a variety of flowers and other plants as well, the rose cabbage among the unique ones. You can even go inside the several greenhouses that they have.
Upon entering, you can immediately get a glimpse of both Mt. Pulag and Mt. Timbak. The mountains serving as scenic backdrops make the flower farm really mesmerizing. The place has a downhill terrain with clear pathways. Farm attendants are stationed in different sections to assist you, they can even take your photos (they are really good at taking photos).
Allot 2-3 hours to go around the entire farm. There’s a cafeteria at the end where you can get your free snacks (they offer unlimited coffee!). Catching the sunrise would be an amazing opportunity to see Northern Blossom Flower Farm.
Entrance fee is inclusive of light snacks.
Adults – PHP250
Kids – PHP50
Senior/PWD – PHP200