Palawan, a nature’s paradise is the last ecological frontier of the Philippines known for its crystal clear lagoons, white sand beaches, limestone cliff islands and virgin forests. From Puerto Princesa, the province’s capital, one can go to numerous islands and other natural attractions.
Claimed as one of the most beautiful natural harbors in the Philippines, Puerto Galera in Mindoro is one of the most popular beach destinations in the country for its white sand cove beaches, forest and mountains. In spite of the island’s attractiveness to local and foreign visitors, and its closeness to Manila, it has preserved its natural character and charm with well-kept, simple and laidback accommodations.
Manila and Cebu are the Philippines’ main cities and economic hubs. Manila, the capital of the country, is not only a business and government offices center but also home to historical sites. There’s the Walled City in Fort Santiago, where you can retrace the footsteps of the country’s National Hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, before he was shot. Cebu, on the other hand, is rich in history, being the oldest city of the Philippines.
The premier city of the Philippines, Manila, is a vital stopping point in Southeast Asia. The city was also a former Malay settlement, founded by the Spanish Conquistador, Miguel Lopez de Legaspi in June 1571. Then it was known as the “Distinguished and Ever Loyal City of Manila”.
Home of the world-renowned Rice Terraces, Ifugao is a land-locked area that boasts wonderful views of rugged terrains, river valleys, and massive, lush forests. The name of this scenic place is coined from the term “i-pugo” which means “people of the hill.”
North Luzon, a region of one of the major islands of the Philippines, Luzon, features majestic mountainous areas, volcanic landscapes, and a beautiful coastline dotted with heavenly beaches. Explore the region’s cities and provinces, each with distinct, admirable attractions to offer local and foreign tourists alike.
Puerto Princesa is a city located in the beautiful island of Palawan. It is one of the country’s most popular tourist spots with its beach resorts and seafood restaurants. Acclaimed many times as the cleanest and greenest city in the country, Puerto Princesa is the perfect destination for those who want to enjoy being one with nature and to see scenic landscapes and waterscapes.
Batanes, the northernmost province of the Philippines is one of the dream destinations in the country of both local and foreign tourists because of its serene environment and breathtaking sights as it lies between two large bodies of water – the South China Sea and Pacific Ocean.
Tagaytay is a picturesque city perched on a ridge 750 meters above sea level and overlooking Taal Lake and the Taal Volcano Island. Taal Volcano is the lowest volcano in the world and one of the most active. The lake and the volcano are sometimes described as “an island within a lake within an island within a lake.
Taal Volcano Trekking tour is a soft adventure tour to Taal Volcano, the country’s smallest but one of the most active volcano. Head on a morning departure from Manila to a lake shore town called Talisay. The short drive from Tagaytay down to the lake is a breathtaking experience in a descending narrow road that winds to a jump-off point to the island volcano.
Pagsanjan is a prime attraction in Laguna province, which is only two hours drive southeast of Manila. The drive to Pagsanjan passes through a rich agricultural region of rice and coconut plantations; the University of the Philippines’ College of Agriculture; the International Rice Research Institute; Calamba town, the birthplace of the national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal; and the fertile volcanic plains at the foot of two famous and mystical mountains, Mounts Makiling and Banahaw.
Located in nearby Laguna province and a one and a half hour’s drive from Manila, this subterranean valley was formed thousands of years ago during a volcanic eruption. It is enveloped by rain forests of primeval beauty with age-old trees, giant ferns, wild orchids and mineral springs with varying degrees of temperature.