Sunday, June 19, 2011

Baguio Tourist Spots Destination

Baguio city is a popular tourist spots destination  in the Philippines not only for foreign tourist but also for local tourist. Baguio city is 220 kilometer away or 5-6 drive from city of Manila with an altitude of about 1,500 feet from sea level. Because of its high elevation, Baguio city has become the summer capital of the Philippines for having the coldest temperature compare with other area in the Philippines, the city temperature is usually 8 degrees celsius lower compare to average temperature of the rest in the country. There are several  mode of transportation from Manila  to Baguio, by land and by air. If you are going  to Baguio by land there are a lots of public utility buses bound to Baguio, I think for the time being the transportation fare will cost less than Php 400.00 for a one way airconditioned bus. You have to passby on several province going to Baguio, they are Bulacan, Pampanga, Tarlac, and Pangasinan, and La Union. From La Union there are three access road known leading to Baguio on a mountain trail, Kennon Rd, Marcos Highway, and Naguillan Rd.  The other means of transportation going to Baguio city is through airplane from Domestic airport in Manila to Loakan airport in Baguio, it will ontake you a maximum of 45 minute travelling by air. Where to stay in Baguio is not really a problem because there are a lots of transient house for cheap  Baguio accomodation that are capable for accomodating entire families in a reasonable price, you could always find guys with cardboard placard in bus terminal aswell in Burnham park Baguio offering transient house to stay with. The transient house is usually fully furnished, they even have pot, utensils, and gas stove to prepare food. Aside from transient house you could always find a lots of hotel in Baguio city, there are a lots of hotel to choose that will surely suit with your budget. Hotel Elizabeth Baguio, Venus Park View Hotel, Albergo Hotel, Hotel Venis to name. Baguio city is a great tourist destination for Filipino during summer, for the reason that it is not really  far from Metro Manila where local tourist mostly came from and of course for the ovbious reason that the temperature in Manila during that time is so warm. Taxi and jeepney is the main trasportation to visit tourist spot in Baguio city which is really affordable but if you want your travel become more convenient there are some car rental that are available for their service.

Popular Tourist Spot in Baguio:

Burnham Park : A park within the heart of city plaza, the park has a man made lake at the center where can rented boat for boating, they also have skating rink and biking area for tourist.

Mines View Park : It is popular place for tourist to shop and buy souvenir, explore and view scenery of an abandoned mine.

Camp John Hay : Is formerly a recreation place for United States Armed Foces in the Philippines dring the time that they have still a base in Subic and Clark, At present, the former American facility serves as a major tourist attraction in Baguio city. Among its current major attractions are the Par-69 golf course, several restaurants and shops, and the Manor a  Suites at Camp John Hay.

Wright Park : It is a park nearby Mines View Park, it main attraction is horse back riding for a tourist who wish with.

Mansion House : Official residence of President of the Philipppines in city of Baguio.

Baguio City Market : It offers different native handicraft for souvenir, you could find here fresh vegetable as baguio is a part of salad capital of the Philippines.

And a lots more...


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