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Outdoor Activities

About Outdoor Activities in Philippines

As a tropical country, the Philippines only has two seasons: dry and wet. During the dry season, the people make use of this period to go out and have fun under the sun. They could go to the beach, hike to waterfalls, enjoy river tours, and head to mountainous cities and towns to experience cooler temperatures. During the wet season, most would prefer to stay at home, but that does not mean that they do not spend time to go out. In fact, many mountain climbers and surfers prefer this period because of the cooler temperatures and the stronger winds respectively. With only two seasons to consider, a trip to the Philippines is certainly something that is easy to plan and do.

The great outdoors of the Philippines

The dry season is obviously the most popular time for tourists. As a tropical wonderland, the Philippines has so many things to offer that will require a lot of exploration and being one with nature. A clear day will definitely make the experience better when going to the beach, mountains and hills, forests, waterfalls, the open sea, even the crevices of the old towns and newly industrialized cities. If you love the outdoors, you will have a grand time in the Philippines, and going for the following activities on a good weather is definitely worth it.

One of the most sought-after outdoor activities in the Philippines is island-hopping. As an archipelago, the country is composed of more than 7,000 islands, some of which remain uninhabited and untouched. Availing of trips to the islands and islets in coastal towns will introduce you to stunning sceneries like hidden beaches, calm lagoons, otherworldly rock formations, and mystical caves. Some island-hopping trips also include snorkeling in certain spots in the open sea where you will have fascinating views of coral beds and underwater creatures.

Also available along the beach are a myriad of watersports. The Philippines happens to be one of the best destinations for surfing, windsurfing, wakeboarding, kitesurfing, and many more. In fact, professional athletes from all over the world would head to the country to participate in annual tournaments. Even if you are not an expert, you are welcome to try these watersports to learn the basics and to hone your skills. You will be guided by experts and be provided with the things you need like equipment and gears.

Nature parks are another recommended attraction for adventurers in the Philippines. These areas are situated in mountainous areas that are packed with so many things to do. For starters, hiking to the higher grounds are popular for health buffs and explorers as they get a good work out while having a visual feast of the park’s unique flora and fauna. Descending is also as fun as climbing in most nature parks as they also feature adrenaline pumping activities like ziplining, rappelling, and bungee jumping. At the end of the day, you can choose to retire in a camping site where you can rest and relax under the stars.

Exploring with style

There are so many ways to explore the Philippines, many of which have become more exciting and even luxurious over the years. When exploring hilly regions, you can ride an ATV for a bumpy but thrilling way to cover a lengthy trail Along the way, you’ll be charmed with awesome sceneries of the surrounding areas from different viewpoints.

But for the ultimate exploration experience, helicopter and private plane rides are available in the Philippines. There is nothing like a bird’s eye view of the country’s charming landscapes and bodies of water, which you can get in a luxurious and exclusive ride.