Davao is the 11th most populous region in the Philippines. It is the most populous country in the Mindanao region. The region has grown into a commercial trade and tourism center. It is an important source of agricultural products in the country. Such as bananas, pineapples, mangoes, grapefruits, and the infamous durian, still known as the “king of fruits”. Due to its industry, facilities, and natural attractions, the Davao region has many visitors every year.
The spectacular Mount Apo is towering at 9,692 feet and is the highest mountain in the Philippines. They declared it a national park by former President Manuel L. Quezon in 1936. Attract the “grandfather of the Philippine Mountains” attracts climbers from any country every year. From the top of the mountain, you can view the impressive lake, the highest lake in the country.
Davao City the capital of the region and hosts the Kadayawan Festival, one of the largest celebrations in the province. Celebrate every three weeks in August, thanks to the rich harvest. The abundant city culture of life and a quiet life. The celebration begins with a traditional ceremony followed by street dances, competitions, and parades. Their shopping center sold during this holiday season.
Another attraction is the Philippine Eagle Center, home to the famous Monkey Eagle. In terms of length and airfoil, the majestic animal is the largest eagle in the world. The amazing endangered hawks are being treated at the center with other animals.
No matter if you are in the Davao section, you won’t tire of many things to do and see.
Besides the People’s Park, more parks to view. Relax in the rich gardens of the Eden Nature Park, watch crocodiles and birds, reptiles and mammals at Crocodile Park. In addition, the complex of the riverside in Crocodile Park is the tribe K’Mindanawan. Where you can immerse yourself in the tradition of the Mindanao nation. Meantime if you want to see the flesh-and-blood eagle in the Philippines. Please go to the Philippine Eagle Center. You can enjoy water skiing at Deca Wakeboard Park.
Davao City the capital of the region and hosts the Kadayawan Festival, one of the largest celebrations in the province. Celebrate every three weeks Aug…
Dahican Beach is not just a place to swim in Davao Oriental. But you can free up your inner adventurer and learn to surf and skimboard while you are there. If this idea not big enough, head on to Aliwagwag Falls in Cateel, where you can enjoy a zip lining.
How to Get to Davao?
The quickest access to get to Davao is by plane. From Metro Manila, flights to Davao International Airport are less than two hours. If you are from Cebu, it only takes more than an hour to arrive. Several commercial airlines, such as Cebu Pacific Airlines, PAL Express, and AirAsia. They have direct flights to Davao every day, so easy to reach them.
Land and sea
Remarkable people don’t know Davao can further reach by land and sea travel. You can take the Philtranco bus to Davao at the Cubao or Pasay terminal. Following a long road trip, the bus will take the RORO ferry (Roll-Roll, Ro-Ro) and will eventually take you to Davao. The total travel time is approximately one and a half days.
READ: The Mindanao Philippines
Deluxe Room(With Breakfast)
Conveniently located, Hotel Tropika offers practical facilities and comfortable rooms, making it an ideal base for your stay in Davao City.
READ: The Mindanao Philippines