20 hours of flight to an extremely friendly population, a country financially affordable and not too much touristic yet, beautiful landscapes, unique traditions in the world, heavenly beaches, tropical climate throughout the year.. So, it worth it ! Here’s where to go to make the most of your stay.
1 – Intramuros in Manila
This city doesn’t have great tourist interest, except his oldest district : Intramuros. We can contemplate the beautiful San Augustin Church built in 1571, who survived natural disasters and lot of bombings during the World War II.
48km of Manila, the former US base, called Corregidor, is a nice visit. You can see historic fortifications, canons and barracks.
2 – Boracay
This is one of the most touristic destinations in the Philippines. The reason is simple : there are the most beautiful beaches in Asia, as the Beach Ariel Point for example. If you like beaches parties, you’re in the right place, in fact it’s like the St Tropez of the Philippines.
3 – The Mount Mayon
Located on the Luzon’s Island, it’s the most active volcano in the country. Many disasters have happened, but it’s still a great place to visit.
4 – El Nido
White sand beaches, clear blue lagoons, it’s the tropical paradise of the Philippines.
5 - Banaue Rice Terraces
In other words, the Eighth wonder of the World. A trek in this rice, old of 2000 to 6000 years, built on the mountain, which offer a wonderful landscape.
6 – Vigan
Registered in the world patrimony of the UNESCO, it is a perfect example of Spanish colonial town in Asia. Known for its cobblestone streets and its unique architectural style between Spain and Asia.
7 –The incredible dives (whale shark, turtles ...)
Oslob et Donsol
They are the two place where you can see et swim next to big whale sharks that are attracted by food. The best time to see them is between February and April.
It is the Philippines's largest coral reef. Dive in this marine reserve, allow to note a wonderful marine wildlife and also beautiful corals.
Famous for its several place of dive, that are easily accessible. There's something for everyone, if you doesn’t make dive, the surrounding area is nice to explore, and there is beautiful cascades.
Located in the middle of the sea of Sulu, this protected marine park is quite difficult to join. It’s a member of the top ten of the best places in the world for dive, thanks to its high degree of biodiversity.
8 – The islands of Bohol
Bohol offer many attractions, especially the Chocolate Hills, which are hills 30 to 50m high, in cone shape. You can also see some Tarsiers (a little primate with big eyes). This is a tourist place, you can find many bar and restaurant along the beach. You can drink a fruit juice while the sun sets on the marsh, made snorkeling...
9 – Batanes
An archipelago consisting of ten islands, located at the north of the country, whitch offer beautiful landscape very green, it is the place that the most different of the rest of Philippines.