Tourist attractions in the Philippines

Tourist Spots in the Philippines
Wondering about tourist attractions in the Philippines?

The Philippines is perhaps most famously known for the rice terraces in Banaue and the historic city of Manila.

Below, I've compiled a list of some of the best tourist attractions in the Philippines and beautiful places in Philippines that you wouldn't want to miss during your vacation. They are as follows:

- Mount Apo National Park, located west of Davao city, is a great place where you can explore many nature trails and enjoy spotting over two hundred different species of birds.

- Fortress Santiago, located at the mouth of the Pasig River, is twenty meter wall made out of hard stone which offers amazing views.

- Cubao District is one of the top places to visit in Quezon City, and one of the best shopping and entertainment districts in the Philippines.

- Taal Volcano, located in Lake Taal, is an active volcano which you can climb and enjoy panoramic views of the valley and the lake itself.

- San Pedro Cathedral, located at the corner of San Pedro Street in Davao City, is another historical landmark constructed during the Spanish colonial period, and one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Philippines.

- Bat Caves, located in Boracay Island east of Yapak, is another interesting place to visit and catch a glimpse of the renowned giant fruit bats.

- The Banaue Rice Terraces (pictured), located in the mountains of Ifugao, are undoubtedly one of the major tourist attractions in the Philippines. These terraces are over 2000-year old and were carved into the mountains by the Batad people.

- Eden Nature Park, also located in Mindanao Davao city, is a popular stop among backpackers backpacking around the world, as the city offers many possibilities for outdoor activities that include hiking, fishing, camping and horse riding.

- Punta Cruz Watch Tower, located in Tagbilaran City, offers spectacular views of Cebu and Bohol Island.

- The Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary, located in Bohol, is another major tourist attraction in the Philippines where you can explore endangered wildlife. The sanctuary was built by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation to protect the Philippine Tarsier specie.

- Visiting the 16th century Intramuros District, In fact, visiting a 16th century Intramuros district is one of the most popular

In fact, the Philippines are one of the most exciting places to live and a popular honeymoon destination in southeast Asia.

Apart from the Philippines, if you are looking for cheap beach vacations in southeast Asia, Thailand holidays and Vietnam travel are two other affordable destinations.

Tourist attractions in the Philippines: When to go

The high season (December to August) includes Christmas time, New Years time, Chinese New Year time, Philippines summer holidays and Easter time.

June through August is the rainy months and traveling during this time is particularly hot. Also, if you are traveling in May, Filipinos take their summer vacation during this time.

If you are looking to benefit from lower rates, September to October are usually good times to find cheap hotel rates and cheap airfare as fuel prices are normally lower during this time of the year.

Tourist attractions in the Philippines: Airports

If you are traveling to the Philippines for the first time, visitors are requested to pay airport tax at Philippines airports. Airport tax is as follows:

* Manila Philippines Ninoy Aquino International Airport tax is around $10.
* Cebu City airport tax is around $8
* Davao Philippines airport is around $4.

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