Hop on and hop off should sound tiring, and I am pretty sure most of you would’ve experienced that. But what if I tell you this hop and hop-off tour is going to be fun? And on top of it, what if I say you are going to hop on and off between islands? A country, embedded with luxury, class, history, adventure, and romance, the Philippines is where you should be to enjoy it all in a nutshell.
Here are the places you can visit and islands you can hop to experience a holiday like never before:
What is the first word that comes to your mind when you hear the word Manila? If it is Vanilla, congratulations, you are a foodie. And congratulations again, because you have come to the right place. To ensure your taste bud doesn’t go dry, Manila, the bustling capital city of the Philippines, will ensure you are well served by the traditional Phillippine gastronomy. Combine this with a journey through the New and Old city of Manila. Experience the dashing financial center in the Makati city, visit the memorial and historically significant American Cemetery which contains the grave of more than 17,000 soldiers who had lost their lives in World war 2, get awestruck watching the magnificent San Agustin Church’s Baroque architecture and the fascinating murals on its walls. Shopping is going to be an amazing experience as you mingle along with the locals and stock your travel bags up with the famous Philippine pearls, silk products, abaca baskets, and whatnot? A city where you experience shopping, art, culture, history, and an active nightlife, Manila is truly going to be the sweet beginning of your trip!
Now that you have had a glimpse into the city life of the Philippines, isn’t it only fair if you retreat yourself to vast stretches of mountains, surrounded by lush green virgin forests? That is why the next island you should be hopping to is Palawan. Palawan offers you a variety of eye-pleasing spots, be it the white beaches, crystal clear water bodies, and not to forget its splendid Biodiversity! An ideal place to escape from the city life, and take up the memorable amazing underground river cruise, which is the longest navigable subterranean river (completely underground) in the world, topping it with climbing the Ugong Rock, a 75 feet limestone amidst the farmlands and forests, and enjoy a stunning view of the Karst Mountains through the sharp and adventurous zip line from the peak.
Phew. Now you should be slowly coming out of the awestruck moments you had in Palawan right? You better come out quickly, as Boracay is here to pump up your adrenaline. For those who want a peaceful and leisurely experience, hop in straight to Boracay and spend your time with near and dear ones. Oh, and for the adrenaline part, Boracay has a plethora of water activities and water sports, like snorkelling and swimming along with the fishes, scuba diving, in addition to the mini islands you will be hopping which are closer to Boracay, through which you can visit a range of like Crystal Cove, Crocodile Island, Puka beach, West Cove, Balinghai Beach, and Magic island.
I know you have already got impatient and you are planning to start your trip to the Philippines. But please wait, as there is one more place you should consider adding to your itinerary. No trip to the Philippines is complete without a trip to Cebu. The Philippines has a major plus point of offering variety in all of its touristy locations, and that is the case with Cebu as well. Encounter humongous but friendly whale sharks in the waters by Oslob, which you can choose to watch from a distance, or swim along and take a selfie with them as well, because why do you need friends if you can’t take a selfie with them? Combine it along with a visit to the majestic Kawasan falls, a big natural waterfalls place which has a gentle hush ice cool water, which is very widely visited by the celebrities, as an icing to the cake of all the extraordinary experiences that you have had across your tour to the Philippines!
Now I alleviate the pain of taking your time and holding you up from taking your trip to the Philippines. Well, not to forget, companies like Travel Triangle, Pickyourtrail have exciting Philippines tour package, which will relieve you from the hassle of planning a vacation, and will ensure you go to the Philippines to do only one thing – ENJOY! Now what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and experience the phenomenal place that the Philippines is, and live your long-awaited perfect travel dream!