The Philippines is a great destination for tourist who are after a raw and close look at mother nature; have an awesome culture rich vacation experience; or simply have fun.
Aside from the fact that the country is filled with stunning bodies of land and water that you can’t find elsewhere. From a man-made terrace, naturally well-sculpted volcano to perfectly contained body of water. Here’s a brief run down of some of Philippine’s stunning and one of kind sites to see and places to visit.
What to see and experience:
- Skydiving Capital of the Philippines – the drop off zone is between Taal Volcano and Mt. Makiling, giving you a scenic view as you dive your way on land.
- Snorkeling and underwater adventure at Anilao – The town of Anilao has been popular for its amazing underwater life. The diversity of fishes and corals is well preserved and the only marine life sanctuary that is well maintained.
- Taal Lake and VolcanoTaal Volcano is known to be the world’s smallest volcano, while taal lake is the body of water which surrounds the volcano. It is the only lake in the world that is contained in an Island which is surrounded by a lake that is contained in an Island.
2. Subic Bay
The only place in the Philippines where you can enjoy world-class water activities. Aside from that, the beaches in Subic are among the most beautiful beaches in the country
3. Banaue Rice Terraces
This is a 2 millenieum old terreces that are carved on Ifugao Mountains by the ancestors of the Philippine indigenous people (Ifugao tribe).
This man-made stair like body of land is considered as the “Eigth wonder of the Wrold”. Its majestic view is sought after by many tourists, making this one of the best attractions in the Philippine tourism scene.
A less developed Island in Visayas, where nature is at its rawest form. One of the most visited cities in the Philippines, and is currently gaining more attention in the local and international tourism industry.
- Chocolate Hills
These hills looks a lot like the hills that kids usually draw. For someone who laid their eyes on its natural perfection, it would be hard to believe that the hills are actually not man made. It seems like there is an endless line of people both locales and foreigners, that have yet to experience the beauty of the chocolate hills; for until now it remained to maintain its composure as one of the best tourists destination in the Philippines.
- Danao Extreme Adventure Park
This is the only extreme adventure park in the Philippines where you get to experience the plunge. The first and only canyon swing not just in the Philippines, but in Southeast Asia as a whole. Take bungee jumping to the next level as you free fall 50 meters from the ground. This is the kind of sport that will surely satisfy the Adrenaline rush that extreme adventure enthusiast needs.