Magnificent mountains, rivers and abysses, massive trees, colorful blossoms, and tropical reefs in blue-green seas- all add to the beauty of the Philippines, an archipelago in South-East Asia. Today, these natural lures are complemented by cosmopolitan cities, with the country attracting an ever-increasing number of Asian tourists, over and above those from beyond the region.

Blessed with a maritime tropical climate, the islands of Philippines can be visited in any season and any month of the year. offers exclusive Philippines tour packages, availing which tourists can explore all the natural and man-made treasures in a convenient and hassle-free manner. While parts of modern Philippines brims with factories and office blocks at odds with the nation’s repute for beauty, there are some wonders of contemporary architecture, momentous monuments, and historic buildings and temples which give the cities an identity of their own.

The balance between manmade attractions and natural wonders in the Philippines is extraordinary, ranging from the whale sharks of Donsol and Puerto Princesa- a spectacular underground river to the historic cathedrals and buildings of Vigan City and Manila. Sagada, a mountain province, is a must visit when on a Philippines vacation.

Here, tourists can find a beguiling mix of things to do and see, including the Samaguing Cave and the spine-chilling hanging coffins.

Manila- the capital is by far Philippines’s most happening city and is home to the bulk of the nation’s prominent tourist attractions, museums, and art galleries. Intramurous, Mabini Shrine, Malacanan Palace, Quezon Memorial and Manila Metropolitan Theatre are some of the most exciting places to visit in Manila.

The vivacious city of Manila also houses some of the most worth-visiting museums of Asia, few of which are Vargas Museum, Museo Pambata, and National Museum of Philippines. Keeping the cities aside, if spoken about the rural areas, they are the most gorgeous, with mountains like the Mt. Pulag and gorges such as Montalban attracting hikers, photographers, climbers, and romantics.

There are many hotels in Philippines that range from considerably down-market backpacker rooms to five-star resorts. For ease of travel, it is a good idea to book a trip to Philippines in advance. All kinds of food including Western and fast food can be savoured in Philippines but the real culinary joy of visiting Philippines is the opportunity to taste the local food, which is varied, appealing, and delicious.

Filipinos have a well-built regional identity, characterised by idiosyncratic traditions, cuisine, festivals, crafts, and habits.

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