Philippines as a tour and holiday destination
The Philippines is a nation of both history and beauty. It is an archipelago of more than 7,000 islands. The Philippines has its selection of tourist destination which attracts thousands of people yearly. Holiday tours are extensive in the country and one can easily find tour packages to the following destinations in the country.
Things to do in Philippines
The internationally acclaimed white sand beach of this holiday retreat is the first of the many attractions in the Philippines. The island, Boracay located in in the Visayan Islands and is just an hour’s flight from Manila, the country’s capital. Thousands of tourists flock to this travel destination monthly.
The Palawan island is home to the only existing pristine forest in the country. It gives the tourist the chance to experience being in a tropical paradise. The main attraction to this island is its 8km underwater river or St. Paul Subterranean river. It is one of the 7 new wonders of the world and is attracting tourists from all over the world. Listed among the lists travel destination in the club of the best bays in the world, Puerto Galera is a wonderful tropical destination. One will have a nice view of the coastal villages, hills and endless acres of coconut trees that line each island along the way.
Philippine cuisine is entirely a tourist attraction in itself. It is a conglomeration of Chinese, Malayan, Hindi and Western cuisine and it produces a unique taste which makes it a taste to experience. Manila and each of the island destination listed above have a long list of restaurants which will cater to your dining desire. Every tourist destination is filled with shopping centres which sell everything. One can easily find high tech gadgets, designer clothing wear and even the best international brands.
Boracay, Palawan and Puerto Galera all have exciting nightlife activities which will keep tourists awake all night. Bars, pubs and countless parties will suddenly come to life after the sun sets. One will surely have a good time, in these tropical retreats.
Best time to visit the Philippines
The best time to go is every time. The Philippine calendar is filled with festivals and holiday making one able to enjoy and experience the country’s cultural heritage. However, avoiding the rainy season, which starts in June and ends in March, may give you more chances to explore the country.