5 Places to Visit For Your 2016 Holy Week Road Trip
A lot of people are looking at the possibility of spending the 2016 Holy Week away from Manila. Planning your road trip ahead is a crucial part of your much-awaited annual vacation. Holy Week is that time of the year wherein everybody tends to get out of the city. To maximize your time with friends and family, you want to make sure that you have an idea of where to go, and when to go.
So where do you go this 2016 Holy Week? Here are some of the best hotspots that you will surely fit your road trip itinerary.
Dubbed as the Summer Capital of the Philippines, this is the most popular summer destination in the country. Why do people love to visit Baguio? Situated in higher elevation, it provides us with cooler air, not to mention a different vibe from Manila. Everything seems near, and you get to enjoy the pine trees as well.
A lot of people love to go to the beach. But if you are looking for a different type of water activity, you can check the surfing scene in Liw-Liw Zambales. Liw-Liw Zambales isn’t the most popular surf hot spot in Luzon, but that makes it better especially when people are heading out of Manila. This is the perfect place to visit if you want a place you can visit a few hours away from the city.
Naga, Camarines Sur
The farther away from Manila during the Holy Week, the better it is. 380 kilometers away from Manila, Naga is among the best locations where you can relax with your family. You get to relax and reflect after a stressful time at work. You will be able to visit a number of great locations in this part of the Bicol region.
If you love to hike, you can visit Mount Isarog, National Park. This national park is known for its magnificent flora and fauna, not to mention monkeys, wild boar and other animals you don’t usually see in the city.
Now, if you want to dip into the cold water after a lovely hike at Mount Isarog, you can visit the Malabsay Falls after. It is located within the National Park and could be reached after a short 30-minute hike.
Vigan, Ilocos Sur
Traveling farther north of Manila, you can reach Vigan, Ilocos Sur. What can Vigan, Ilocos Sur offer? Vigan can offer old Spanish houses, Empanada, and some Dinakdakan. You can visit Baluarte for a different experience. Baluarte offers Ostriches, horses, and even a Tiger free for everyone to see.
A lot of families in Manila don’t really want to leave the stretches of Manila, but instead, take the time to reflect. One of the most popular activities that people do when during the Holy Week is to have a Visita Iglesia. And where’s the best place for Visita Iglesia this 2016 Holy Week? You have the Rizal province for that.
This is a great road trip since you could get to visit Morong, Cainta, and Baras Church. All of which are historically significant churches.
Do you have plans for a road trip this 2016 Holy Week? It is a good idea to plan your trip now to avoid any problems in the near future.
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