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Top ten natural scenic wonders found in the Philippines.
Hundred Islands off the coast of the Province of Pangasinan, Luzon, Lingayen Gulf, The islands number from 123 to 124, depending on the tide. Only three are inhabited for tourism purposes.
Callao Caves in Cagayan province, Northern Luzon, Philippines. The cave system has 7 chambers, which contain both stalactites and stalagmites. The most accessible chamber contains a chapel.
Chocolate Hills of Bohol
Chocolate Hills of Bohol. So named because the grasses turn brown during summer, The 1,776 mounds are one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Philippines.
Mayon Volcano in the province of Albay. Old Mayon is famous for having an almost perfect cone. That distinction may not last long because the volcano has been acting up the past years.
Mud Springs of Mt. Makiling
Mud Springs of Los Baos, Laguna. Tucked away in the forested slopes of Mt. Makiling are simmering mud holes spewing sulfuric gases. The same inner turmoil that heats up the mud provide natural hot plumbing to several hot spring resorts that dot the
Tinago Falls in Iligan City
Tinago Falls in Iligan City, Lanao del Norte, Philippines. Tinago means hidden, very appropriate for a hidden gem of a waterfall. The waterfall is surrounded by steep cliffs and drops into a deep blue pool perfect for a cool swim.
Pygmy Forest of Mt. Hamguitan
The Pygmy Forest of Mt. Hamguitan in Davao Oriental, Mindanao Philippines. If you fancy bonsai, this forest is heaven for you. The trees there grow only up to 5 feet tall but are a hundred years old. A popular destination for trekkers and campers.
Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea. It is a 2-atoll coral reef system that provides a home for more than 1,000 species. Declared as one of the 7 wonders of Asia.
Underground River of Palawan
The subterranean river of Puerto Princesa, Palawan. It is also known as the St. Paul underground river. The river winds through a cave system full of stalactites and stalagmites before pouring out into the South China Sea.
Calauit Island, Palawan. The whole island is full of scenic wonders and was declared a game preserve and wildlife sanctuary in 1977. Shown abode is the entrance to the twin lagoon, a famous swimming destination.