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Best Places to Travel in the Philippines

The Philippines is a place that is easy to visit a hundred times because of its more than 7000 islands. 

It is really a very difficult task to find out which island you should travel first. The Philippines is divided into three main island groups known as Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. These island groups represent different regions of the country. 

You can also enjoy a day walking throughout the mountainous and tropical streets of the capital city Manilla of the Philippines. The steep, and plush mountains will provide you to make unforgettable and uncountable memories. Following is a list of some best places to travel in the Philippines.

Boracay Island

Boracay Island is considered to be the beach capital of the Philippines because it comprises more than 12 beaches. The tiny island is located in the west of Visayas region. Boracay is an ideal destination for beach lovers who are searching for relaxation under the sun besides the water activities. White beach is located on the west side of Boracay island which is one of the popular beaches of the Philippines. Another amazing place to visit in the Boracay Island is Puka Shell Beach which is located on the tip of the island and it is an ideal place for the shell collectors.

Bohon: The Chocolate Hills

The Chocolate Hills of Bohol are one of the most amazing and iconic places that highlight the beauty of nature in philippines. 

The geological formation of these hills will leave you in an utter surprise. The Bohon Chocolate Hills contain almost 1260 rolling hills over the horizon which are lush green except the dry season where the grass turns brown and thus the name originates for these hills. 

The chocolate hills are one of the best and unique landscapes of the Philippines.

The Chocolate Hills are located 2km in the north of Tagbilaran city.

Batad

Batad is the most mountainous region of the Philippines which is located in the Luzon. Most travellers visit this place after it got fame from UNESCO. In Batad you can visit and swim across the Tappiya Falls, which is a short and a steep 15 minute walk from the Batad Rice Terraces.  Also, you can track the viewpoint along the trail from Batad Junction that overlooks the entire panorama of rice terraces. 

If you are planning to visit Batad then you can stay in the Batad Transient House, which is an affordable way to live just like a local in one of those stilt houses. 

Coron Island

Coron Island is one of the top diving locations in the world. You can declare it as a tropical paradise containing electric blue and green water which only seems unreal. 

This island is popular because of diving due to the numerous wrecks here. Some of the wrecks here require more than one dive to explore, because of their size. For a non-ship wreck diving you can visit the Barracuda Lake which is a former volcane, containing many unusual rocks and other formations. 

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