The Philippines is one of the largest countries in Asia. Spread over more than 7500 islands, the Philippines is known for its tropical climate and beautiful sites.
As a tropical country, it is recognized by many foreigners as an ideal place to escape the cold winters of their homeland and enjoy the sun and clean beaches of these islands. Below are the adventurous things to do in the Philippines.
Sagada is located in a hilly area of the Philippines. Because it’s in the mountains, the atmospheric condition is cooler than in other parts of the Philippines.
The best tourist attractions of Sagada are their hanging coffins, a traditional way of embed people who are still used. Also, head to the top of Kiltepan early in the morning to see the sea of clouds between the mountains. Some people go to Sagada to have fun and think about their life because this place is really peaceful. Sagada is a perfect place for those who do not fear to be a little isolated from the crowd.
Boracay is a small island known for its natural white sand and beautiful blue water. He has been mentioned in several outstanding travel journal as one of the best vacation islands in the world. Every year, more than a million tourists visit Boracay for peace, relaxation and growing nightlife. It’s really a destination that you must visit when you go to the Philippines.
Manila is the capital of the Philippines and has a rich history. Try a guided tour of Manila and visit beautiful historic sites in Fort Santiago, Manila Bay, the National Museum of the Philippines and Luneta Park. You will be surprised how the Philippines has improved and developed as a country.
Vigan is a place that transports you to the past, as it is one of the few places that can still be found in the Philippines, where colonial buildings are still in reality. The architecture combines Spanish influences of Filipino, Asian and colonial origin from the 16th century. In 1999, Vigan was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and later by the New7wonders Foundation in 2015 as one of the world’s miracle cities.
Chocolate Hills in Bohol
The famous Chocolate Hills in Bohol consists of over a thousand small hills on an area of 20 square miles. The hills are covered with grass and in winter the grass turns brown and the hills turn a chocolate milk colour in the form of Hershey’s Kisses. Hence his name, Chocolate Hills. People also visit Bohol to see ghost creatures, small primates that are no bigger than a human fist. Because they live in trees and have large, round, distinct eyes, some people may confuse them with owls.
Mayon Volcano is the most famous active volcano in the Philippines because of its perfectly symmetrical conical appearance. The last eruption occurred in 2009, resulting in the evacuation of thousands of city dwellers who lived at the foot of the volcano. Some of the activities you can do at the bottom of the volcano include mountain bike adventures and a visit to the ruins of Cagsawa, a city that was destroyed by an eruption of 1814.
The Philippines being a tropical country, the weather should be hot. However, if you are looking for a place to cool down after a visit to the busy streets of Manila, you should go to Baguio. Baguio is located in the northern part of the Philippines and you can go there to eat. Baguio is famous for its fresh strawberries, its jam of ubé (a yam purple) and many restaurants called restaurants.
Zamboanga is located at the bottom of the Philippine archipelago and is a place famous for its vintage tradition where locals sail in small but beautifully designed boats with colourful sails. If you speak Spanish, you will not have any language problems in Zamboanga, because locals speak Spanish, but they call their language “Chavacano”.