The Philippines located on the eastern edge of Asia. There are more than 7,000 islands. In these islands, many tribes and inhabited people live here. These islands have world’s second largest coral reef system and spectacular wildlife like Whale sharks and dugongs. Philippines’s people are very generous and loyal. Many places must visit whenever you go to the Philippines. Top ten Places To Visit In Philippines described here.
1 – Boracay
Boracay is a small island, but it got many local and international awards. Boracay covered an area 3.98 square miles. Boracay divided into three minor parts: Yapak, Balabag, and Manoc- Manoc. It packs great features like beautiful resorts, award-winning beaches, and adventures such as motor biking, horse riding, snorkeling, kite surfing and scuba diving. The most attractive thing about this island of its white sand beaches and nightlife. After the Sunset nightlife at this island starts with many bars and restaurants serving food, drinks and fun. During November to May, the white sand beaches remain calm that makes the visitors at its highest point. If visitors want to see stunning sunset view and explore volcanic caves, then they can arrange the boat tours.
2 – Manila
Manila is the capital of Philippines. Manila said to the heart and soul of Philippines. Miguel Lopez establishes Manila. It remained the seat of Spanish Colonial rule in Asia until 1898. This loyal city is very attractive to visitors. Manila is the center where Asian arts conduct. Manila is also popular due to high cuisine restaurants or street cart. At this island, the Spanish, indigenous, and Chinese heritage found here. The 1, 056 new rooms in hotels improved the tourist activity in the country. When you go to visit the famous landmark in Manila are Intramuros and Tagaytay. And never forget to see the San Agustin Church. It built in 1589.
3 – Bohol, Chocolate Hills
Bohol is well known due to world famous chocolate hills. There are approximately 1,776 beautiful hills. It is one of the top visitors’ attractions in the Philippines. These Hills are varied around and 40 to 150 meters high. They covered with grasses and in summer, the grasses turn dry then hills color become brown therefore they called chocolate hills. Two hills have been developed with facilities like made youth hostel and restaurant. Other attractions are caving, river tubing, rappelling, kayaking and root climbing. Never miss these breathtaking opportunities whenever you visit the Philippines.
4 – Banaue Rice Terraces
Without seeing Banaue rice terracesthe Philippines is incomplete. Banaue describes in these words “where land merges clouds to meet the heaven” Rice terraces means “stairway to the sky.” Banaue is a natural, cultural, and adventure place. The sophisticated engineering system established 2000 years ago. Its magnificent work and design considered the 8Th wonder of the world. The rice crops still the only economy for people who live here. The spring-fed stream of Guihob and magnificent Tappiya Waterfalls and the massive attractions here.
5 – Cebu
Cebu is an island, Province. There are 167 surrounding islands of Cebu. Cebu is the ancient city in the Philippines. There is the second international airport of Philippines. It is a small town, but life is very busy here and became successful in every field such as economic, political, educational and cultural center. Every tourist enjoys in Hotels, shopping malls, entertainment halls and golf fairways of Cebu. Travelers’ fantasy comes true at this place-beaches, beautiful weather, crystalline water, and luxurious resort with modern living. Cebu is the excellent entry point in Asian merchant. Sandy beaches and clear water of marine life is the perfect life for divers.
6 – Palawan
Palawan is the best place to visit in the Philippines. Palawan has extraordinary natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Palawan located in South China and stretches from Mindoro to Borneo. This place became a tourist attraction in 1970’s. The reason behind this at that time it became a United Nations Vietnamese Refugee Center. For those divers who want to explore Japanese shipwrecks from the world war, two Busuanga Island is a famous diving spot for them. EI Nido is a popular destination here. EI Nido discovered when tuna line disabled a dive boat in the middle night and forcing it to drop anchor in an inlet. The next morning the divers wake up and see stunning scenery of skyscrapers dark cliffs, thick green forest, white sand beaches and magnificent Jade Island.
7 – Puerto Princesa
Puerto Princesa located on the northern coast of the island of Palawan. People said it is a real lover’s paradise. It’s landscape rich in wildlife. This lovely town considers the world’s most natural wonders and its underground river is one of the seven wonders of Nature. This river is 8.2 kilometers in length and flows directly into the sea. This mysterious place questions their tourist.
8 – Mayon Volcano
Mayon Volcano high up to 8000 feet above the sea level. It is well known due to its symmetrical cone shape. The visitors can do many activities here like camping, climbing, hiking, bird watching and photography. On February 1, 1814, the Destructive explosion of Mayon occurred, bombarding nearby towns with volcanic rocks. But still Mayon is the active volcano in the Philippines. It is one of my favorite Places To Visit In Philippines
9 – Apo Reef
Apo Reef is popular dive spots in the Philippines. It is the coral reef system. It is the second largest coral reef system because the number 1 located in Australia called the Great Barrier Reef. In the Philippines, the underwater tourist spot is 34-kilometer reef system. There are many marine species like Manta Rays, Reef Sharks, and turtles.
10 – Mindoro
Mindoro Island consists of two regions. One is Mindoro Oriental and Mindoro Occidental. Due to high mountains range these two areas separated from one another. Mindoro is the home of Mangyan tribe. This tour is very beneficial for divers. In Mindoro Oriental, the attractive place for tourist is Puerto Galera. It is the perfect beach with sand beaches for the water lovers. It is also best in Places To Visit In Philippines.