A Thousand Islands to Explore

The Philippines is not such a renowned vacation destination. Nevertheless, for those trying it, they might find it as an enriching place. It is a little bit difficult to visit the Philippines, as it is formed by many islands, isolated from the other Asian countries. Because of its geographical location, only a few people are willing to make some extra efforts to reach that place. Anyway, those trying this are going to discover an excellent site providing dazzling vacation experiences.

The Philippines is actually a vast archipelago presenting more than seven thousands islands. There you can find unique spots with natural wonders, sustaining its natural charm. This area offers a tropical climate and, thanks to this friendly atmosphere, you can enjoy vast jungles, warm sandy beaches, volcanoes situated in high mountains and many other natural splendours.

The island’s climate present high humidity around the year and the temperatures are great to enjoy your vacations, anytime you wish, during summer or winter. The spring months are the hottest ones, while the summer period brings along the rainy season, until October, and from November until May, you can enjoy the dry season. If you do not like high temperatures, although twenty-five up to thirty-two degrees does not seem that hot, you can spend your holiday in the mountains, as it is much cooler.

The most attractive places are, as in any other tourist location, the beaches. The famous ones are those from Boracay Island, including, as well, the already renowned White Beach. As its name says, the beach provides fine whitish sand, and it is just huge, stretching for kilometres. Another excellent location for those loving to spend their holidays on beaches is Mactan Island, located in Cebu.

Mactan Island is followed by Negros Island, a paradisiacal location for all those diving and snorkelling amateurs, providing an amazing ocean life. There you can also enjoy vast beaches with fine sand, while you are preparing your equipment for diving. You can also opt for some other water activities, like rafting, especially if you visit Davao and Cagayan de Oro cities, in Mindanao. As well, you can try going for windsurfing near many excellent beach resorts.

More than these, you can choose visiting cultural sites. Their culture is one of the richest and oldest civilizations in the entire world, having more than one hundred different ethnicity groups. They present a broad languages range and many rituals, accordingly to the geographical zones. Their official languages are English and Tagalog, the national language, so, for sure, communicating with them, is not going to be a problem. More, they are also talking in different dialects, which you are not going to be able to understand at all. They have, as well, various festivals, outfits, foods, and religions.

Visiting the Philippines assure you that you are going to do many things in this location. You can check their urban sites, as they have great metropolis, where you can wander around the crowded streets. As well, in the northern part of the archipelago, you can explore a savanna area, recorded as one of the UNESCO World Natural Heritage.

If you choose to spend your vacation in a mountainous region, you can opt for Bangaan and Batag villages, located in Banaue. There You’ll find the most beautiful panoramic views in the entire world. You can spend hours on terraces, watching the breathtaking sceneries. You can observe all those large rice fields, which gives you the impression of a colossal amphitheatre divided into small steps, or, after hiring a local guide, you can spend your time hiking along the trails.

The Philippines is a nation that is divided into three different regions, Mindanao, Visayas, and Luzon, presenting many exciting locations. Travelling to and from the Philippines is indeed a tiring experience, but, as you are going to see, it is worthy as well.

Pranav Das
Pranav Das

I’m Pranav Das, Indian Travel blogger & Reputation Management Expert by profession and lover of world cultures, languages, souls, mountains, oceans, and wild spaces.

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