Philippines is among the top tourist destinations in the world
Things to know before you book your flights to Philippines
Currency: Philippine peso is used in the Philippines.
Language: Filipino and English are the primary languages spoken in the Philippines.
Local Transport: Local transport options in the country differ from city to city. Some of the major transportation options available in most of the tourist cities in Philippines are rideshare service, provincial buses, taxis, and ferry (to travel to different islands).
Get to know about Philippines
Philippines is an island nation located in Southeast Asia in the Western Pacific. The country comprises more than 7,000 islands and is divided into three main island groups - Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. All of these archipelagoes vary in landscape arraying from metropolitan and tropical to mountainous. Philippines is a former Spanish colony and therefore reflects the Spanish cultural and spiritual influence with imposing colonial architecture as well as vivacious town fiestas.
The country boasts lush rice fields, smoldering volcanoes, bustling cities, hidden lagoons, steep mountains, and sandy beaches. Bangaan Rice Terraces and Batad Rice Terraces are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Beach lovers must visit Boracay Island- the most popular one among beachgoers and boasting a range of water sports and topnotch beachfront resorts.
The Calamian Islands are home to palm-fringed beaches, turquoise lakes, and an amazing spot for coral reef diving. An excellent place to visit for nature buffs, Subterranean River National Park is a gateway to the stunning limestone caves and five-mile underground river. Diving freaks can also head towards Cebu island which is a major diving destination in Philippines. Paradise, Alona, Buena Suerte, White, Pearl Farm, Saud, Puerto Galera, and Anguib, are the best beaches in Philippines.
Top tourist cities in Philippines:
- Cagayan de Oro
- Iloilo City
Best Time to Visit Philippines
Weather-wise, the best time to take Philippines flights is during dry season, i.e. between November and April. The country, in this season, experiences pleasant temperatures. The wet season in the country falls between May and October. Though, the rain is not constant and rarely has any impact the travel. In monsoon, travelers can avail cheap flights to Philippines and avoid tourist crowds.
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