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The City of Manila Phillipines
The City of Manila Phillipines

The best places to visit in the Philippines

 

Introduction

The Philippines officially the Republic of the Philippines is located in Southeast Asia and is an enclave country, that is located in the western Pacific Ocean, and it is made up of about 7,641 islands that are divided into three main geographical divisions from the north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, with the capital city of the Philippines being Manila, and the most populous city is Quezon City. With a population of about 100 million as of 2015. You must know that the Philippines is the World’s 5th largest island country and endowed with high biodiversity. Knowing that this is an island, some places would be the most amazing places to visit in the Philippines. Do you intend going for a vacation, or you have an assignment, then these places need to be visited?

We know that part of the most difficult decision you would make as a traveler is choosing which of the islands to visit first. You would enjoy the scenery in each region ranging from the mountainous and tropical to metropolitan. The steep, lush mountains would be an exciting experience for hiking.

 

1. Palawan Philippines:

Coron Island Palawan Phillipines This is considered to be the best islands in the World
Coron Island Palawan Phillipines This is considered to be the best islands in the World

This is considered to be the best islands in the World when you are in the Philippines, the first place to visit in Palawan, there are many crowded beaches, and private islands resorts such as Pamalican and Minoloc. It is an economic island, and you would get the best resort that is relatively cheap. Ensure you don’t miss the Puerto Princesa Underground River. There are offshore islands, soaring limestone cliffs, hidden beaches, and secret lagoons.

 

2. Boracay:

Shangri La's Boracay, Phillipines There are more than 12 beaches on this small Island
Shangri La’s Boracay, Phillipines There are more than 12 beaches on this small Island

There are more than 12 beaches, and on this tiny island, it is made up of ideal beaches for beach-goes who want to relax in the sun or water activities. On the other side is White Beach, which is a trendy beach with a lively reputation. Another part of the island at the tip is the Puka Shell Beach, which is famous for the collection of the shell. There are still rumors of treasure chests in Cagban Beach; all these features make this place a priority on my list for you to visit.

 

3. Bohol:

Chocolate Hills of Bohol, Phillipines
Chocolate Hills of Bohol, Phillipines

When you are near Cebu, the next best destination for you to visit is Bohol, the most interesting sites on this island is the heritage sites and natural attractions, including the iconic Chocolate Hills. You could also meet the cute Tarsiers, one of the World’s smallest primates; there are beautiful beaches, diving sites, and dolphin experience in Panglao Island.

 

4. Banaue:

Banaue Phillipines One of the fascinating things to see in the Philippines are the rice terraces
Banaue Phillipines One of the fascinating things to see in the Philippines are the rice terraces

One of the fascinating things to see in the Philippines are the rice terraces in Banaue. The green terraces are an agricultural spectacle in this area. You would get the best view of this site at sunrise; at this time, the cloud and fogs lift off the mountain then exposing the intricate landscape of the terraces. You could stroll in Banaue Ethnic Village or the Hwang Village and have a feel of the indigenous people that farm the rice terraces.

 

5. Vigan:

Vigan, Phillipines This is a historic city in the northern Philippines
The City of Vigan is a Unesco World Heritage Site in that it is one of the few Hispanic towns left in the Philippines where its structures remained intact, and is well known for its cobblestone streets, and a unique architecture that fuses Philippine and Oriental building designs and construction, with colonial European architecture. Because of this, Vigan City was officially recognised as one of the New7 Wonders Cities of The World.

This is a historic city in the northern Philippines and one of the most amazing places to visit in the Luzon region. You could trace the background culture to the fusion of Chinese and Spanish influences originating from the settlers in the area. The Spanish colonized the city in the 18th century, and you could take a ride in a horse-drawn Kalesa through the street and admire the architectural designs by the colonials. You could get the best view of the area from the Bantay Bell Tower, which is a noted landmark in the area.

 

6. Manila:

Manila Phillipines, Night View
Manila Phillipines, Night View

Part of the essential things that make Manila a great place is the extraordinary is the mix of culture and clear differnce between the old and new. You must ensure you don’t bypass Manila without experiencing what it has to offer. Get on board one of the colorful jeepneys, which is a significant form of public transport to get the taste of local life. You should plan stops in the historic San Agustin Church built in the 16th century; you should buy local fruits and handmade gifts at the public market of Quiapo Church, all these would ensure you experience the excellent taste of the local life.

 

7. Sagada:

Sagada Phillipines, Sagada is a place you would enjoy tradition and nature.
Sagada Phillipines, Sagada is a place you would enjoy tradition and nature.

This is an excellent alternative to the more traditional island destinations. Sagada is a place you would enjoy tradition and nature. The native people of the Philippines that keep the old traditions alive based in the Cordillera mountain province of the Igorot tribe. There are scenic mountain views, and you would discover that Sagada is a great place to visit. The use of the human-made rice terrace of Banaue dates back to over 2000 years ago, and it is just a short ride away from Sagada, here you would enjoy the traditional life. Hiking is popular in Sagada, particularly to Mount Ampaco, which has the highest peak in the region or through Echo Valley.

 

8. Coron Island:

Coron Island Palawan Two Season Island Resort and Spa
Coron Island Palawan Two Season Island Resort and Spa

This is one of the fascinating top diving destinations in the World. This island is a tropical environment and with electric blue and green water. As a result of the numerous wrecks, it is famous for diving. You could spend a week here diving, and some of the wrecks require one dive to explore due to their size.

 

9. Samal:

Top Samal and Talicurd Resorts Near Davao City, This is an island called the Garden City of Samal
Top Samal and Talicurd Resorts Near Davao City, This is an island called the Garden City of Samal

This is an island called the Garden City of Samal; this environment is prominent for hiking, diving, and kayaking. You could relax at the beach in Samal, and you could visit the Monfort Bat Sanctuary, which is the home to millions of bats in the World. At Hagimit falls, you could walk on the nature trails and cool off in one of the pools below the tropical waterfalls.

 

10. The Cordilleras’ Rice Terraces:

The Cordilleras’ Rice Terraces Phillipines The rice terraces were carved out of the mountain about 500 years ago
The Cordilleras’ Rice Terraces Phillipines The rice terraces were carved out of the mountain about 500 years ago

The rice terraces were carved out of the mountain about 500 years ago, you would find a life that is related to rice in this environment. You would walk some distances, which is hiking and plunge steeply down mountainsides and right alongside sheer cliff faces.

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