The Philippines’ First Sunflower Maze

The Philippines’ First Sunflower Maze

Situated in the eastern part of Pangasinan is the town of Tayug, rich in farm-produced products like corn, rice and different vegetables. The town captivated everyone with the opening of Sunflower Maze, the first in the Philippines last February 17, 2017. For sunflower lovers, here’s your chance to experience a one of a kind summer feels.

A-Maze-ing Sunflowers

The Philippine’s first sunflower maze opened to public by Allied Botanical Corporation. The farm features different flowers and types of plants and vegetables. Guests may harvest their own choice of crops and experience themselves the Pick & Pay setup.

The Place

The place is surrounded by green fields and vibrant colors from the different flowers and plants inhabiting the farm. Apart from the main sunflower attraction, the place offer varieties of vegetables like lettuce, cabbage, tomatoes and red bell peppers. They also have the rare purple corn and the huge round “salakot”, a type of upo vegetable. This sunflower haven and farm field is definitely a must visit.

What To do

If you are into photography, this place will not disappoint you. There are designated places where you can capture that instagram-perfect shots. You may also tour around and finish the sunflower maze and get to see all the secret gardens.

There are also schedules for cooking tutorials where vegetables freshly picked from the fields are being cooked for Ilocanos favorite “pinakbet”. Food stalls are available for some quick snacks and refreshing drinks.

So what are you waiting for? Invite your friends and family and visit the Sunflower maze in Tayug, Pangasinan and take your pictures into a new level!

Things to Know

Entrance Fee:

Regular – Php100

Senior citizens, PWD and Students – Php80

How to Get There (source: Allied Botanical Corporation page )

Public Transportation

1. Ride Five Star Bus or Viron Transit with Tayug Signage in Cubao Terminal. Drop-off point: Sta. Maria, Pangasinan crossing, landmark is 7/11.

2. Ride a tricycle going to AATI or Allied Botanical Corporation

Private Transportation

1. Take NLEX-SCTEX-TPLEX highway

2. Take the TPLEX-Carmen Exit

3. Head north (turn right) after the Carmen Exit

4. Landmaek is SM Rosales, after SN Rosales there is an intersection with McDonalds at your right. Turn right. (this is the magulas trail the alternate route to Baguio).

5. You will pass by the town of Rosales, there is a rotonda in front of the municipal hall. After rotonda there is a sharp left. Turn left towards Sta. Maria town.

6. Before Sta. Maria Municipal Hall there is an intersection with a 7/11 store. Turn right at 7/11. (this is Sta. Maria-San Quintin road)

7. Drive about 8km and follow the directional sign to the farmHow to Get There (source: Allied Botanical Corporation page )
By bus
1. Ride Five Star Bus or Viron Transit with Tayug Signage in Cubao Terminal. Drop-off point: Sta. Maria, Pangasinan crossing, landmark is 7/11.
3. Ride a tricycle going to AATI or Allied Botanical CorporationBy private car
1. Take NLEX-SCTEX-TPLEX highway
2. Take the TPLEX-Carmen Exit
3. Head north (turn right) after the Carmen Exit
4. Landmaek is SM Rosales, after SN Rosales there is an intersection with McDonalds at your right. Turn right. (this is the magulas trail the alternate route to Baguio).
5. You will pass by the town of Rosales, there is a rotonda in front of the municipal hall. After rotonda there is a sharp left. Turn left towards Sta. Maria town.
6. Before Sta. Maria Municipal Hall there is an intersection with a 7/11 store. Turn right at 7/11. (this is Sta. Maria-San Quintin road)
7. Drive about 8km and follow the directional sign to the farm

Tips:

If you’re going to visit the Sunflower Maze, plan to schedule it during weekdays to avoid the crowd. Expect to have a searing day since the place is an open field. Bring sun protection and water for hydration. The sunflower maze and the whole place can be toured for a few hours, to maximize your trip try to visit other attractions in Pangasinan.

******PLEASE READ******

The A-Maze-ing Sunflower season has ended last May, 2017. For updates, visit their official Facebook page, Allied Botanical Corporation​.

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