With its stunning lures, the Philippines ranks high on many globetrotters’ itineraries planning holidays to the Far East. Here’s a brief guide to some offbeat destinations promising rewarding holidays to those booking tickets on flights heading to Philippines.

For foreign tourists looking for an island gateway, the Philippines remains one of the most preferred choices to board flights for! The palm-fringed coastal areas, cobalt-blue waters of Western Pacific Ocean, fascinating marine lives, magnificent sights of coral reefs and the unique culture of the country compel most tourists headed to the Far East, to book air tickets to Philippines bound flights. Apart from the well-known attractions, this archipelago features less travelled yet exotic destinations which are a real treat for those wishing to walk on off-the-beaten route. Following are some dramatically beautiful tourist hotspots drawing attention of a good number of tourists, disembarking flights at the nation.

Anawangin Cove

Holidaymakers’ disembarking off from flights and seeking isolation in the lap of nature can head to the Anawangin Cove in the Philippines. This semi-circular shaped bay flaunts serene sea with long stretch of powdery soft white stripe of sand. Moreover, this area is encircled with mountains and pine forests, which compliment the blue sea and offers a visual treat to every visitor.  Anawangin Cove is ideal for one-day tour or camping. Do not forget to bring essential stuffs like camping tent, portable stove and utensils, lighter, torch, insect repellent, drinking water and food, before starting the journey to this isolated cove in Philippines.

How to go there: Holidaymakers heading to this beautiful spot in Philippines can drive down from Manila or purchase bus tickets to reach Pundaquite. From there one can buy ferry tickets to reach this cove. Some adventure lovers are often found to trek the Pundaquite- Anawangin route to add some thrills in their expedition.

Mount Pinatubo

Situated majestically around 350 kilometres from the capital city, Mount Pinatubo is another popular destination in Philippines. For nature enthusiasts and adrenalin junkies reserving air tickets to this province in the Far East this stratovolcano offers a great opportunity for trekking and hiking. The breathtaking surroundings and the views of Crater Lake are surely worth spending the money on flights to get here! You can soak the sun, take a tour to the Capas National Shrine, rejuvenate your health and mind at the spa town and savour the delectable Indonesian cuisine at the garden restaurant while here. Besides, visitors can buy tickets to enjoy a boat ride in the lake and give flights to their fancies by witnessing the spectacular sight of the lake encircled by the rims of the crater slopes.

How to go there: Holidaymakers contemplating a visit here can board bus from Pasay to Capas and from there can ride tricycle to reach the tourism office at Barangay Santa Juliana. One needs to take permission from the tourism office to visit this destination. Travellers seeking comfort can hire 4×4 jeeps that take them to the base of the mountain. And from here they can start their trek to the summit.

Tagaytay City

One of the fascinating cities in Luzon, Philippines, Tagaytay is popular for its mesmerising beauty and balmy climate. This city also draws attention of many tourists who have an interest in the cultural scene of the island. Offering several options of entertainment to its visitors, Tagaytay is home to umpteen shrines, libraries, public parks and other tourist lures. If you are travelling in the monsoon, there are chances to witness the eye-soothing sight of double rainbow at a time. One can visit the People’s Park in the Sky to get a panoramic view of the city, get into the giant Ferris Wheels, have a sip of warm latté at any of the cafés or admire the stunning views of the volcano island from Tagaytay.

How to go there: From the international airport of Manila, one can hire cabs or avail public transport to reach here. Moreover, there are various tour operators who roll out lucrative deals on tickets as well as packages to Tagaytay.

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