Southeast Asia has become a popular destination for tourists for the mesmerizing nature and interesting heritage sites. The Philippines and its 7000 islands is a tourism jewel in Southeast Asia for combining the beautiful diverse landscape with the hospitality of the Filipinos. A great benefit of touring the Philippines is that English is commonly spoken so you won’t get lost in translation.
Before planning your stay in the Philippines, like any other place, you ought to know the best destinations to head to. Hence, check out the following suggestions:
Volcanoes : When it comes to islands, volcanoes are popular sights. The best volcanoes to check out in the Philippines are Mount Mayon and Taal. Mount Mayon is the Philippines’ most active volcano and its known for its perfect conical shape. Visitors of Mount Mayon don’t only get a chance to climb and hike on the volcano, but they also get to admire the spectacular surrounding scenery of the Mayon Volcano National Park.
As for Taal volcano in Tagaytay city, it is famous for its unusual landscape. This volcano is the lowest in the world situated on an island in a lake that itself is within a caldera. Taal comes after Mayon activity wise, yet draws lots of tourists because its near Manila, Philippines capital.
Palawan : The best getaway destination in the southern region of the Philippines would be Palawan archipelago for its various natural attractions and locations for fun activities such as snorkeling and diving. Palawan has the world’s longest subterranean, underground, river which is a fabulous attraction that got to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World in 2011.
Baguio : The high elevation of Baguio relative to other regions in the Philippines makes it a cool destination compared to the tropical temperature that is spread over the majority of the country. Some of the best tourist attractions in Baguio include the Botanical Gardens, Burnham Park and Camp John Hay.