Davao is located in Davao Region. It is the most populous city in Mindanao, with 1,776,949 people based on a census in 2020. It is also the third most populous city in the Philippines. It is also known as the "Chocolate Capital of the Philippines" and "Durian Capital of the Philippines". It is one of the most visited cities in the Philippines. Many tourists visit this city to enjoy its nature. It is home to Mount Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines. It is also home to many species of plants and animals, including the Philippine Eagle, the largest eagle in the world. Davao provides various accommodations, including Crown Regency Residences - Davao, Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao - MULTI-USE HOTEL, and Hampton Suites Davao. Throughout your trip to Davao, you could not miss many attractions this city has to offer, including but not limited to Mount Apo, Philippine Eagle Centre, and Eden Nature Park. Travelling from Butuan to Davao will take approximately 5 hours and 20 minutes via connecting flight. However, the travel time may differ depending on the routes available.
The ideal time to visit Davao is from January to April. If you want to avoid bad weather, you can visit Davao from June to November. Heavy rainfall will make most outdoor attractions and activities unavailable. Hence, check the weather forecast and plan your trip on a hot sunny day. Avoid peak season as the rate for flight and accommodation will rise. However, it will not be an issue if you make an early reservation.
Davao’s climate is tropical. The weather is a balance which is never too hot and not too cold. The temperatures in Davao range from a mild 26.5°C to 35°C average during the year. Make sure you bring suitable attire to match the current weather.
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Bacansi Airport is a domestic airport. It is the airport in Butuan and also known as Butuan Airport. It is located in the province of Agusan del Norte and is the only airport in that province. It is also the biggest airport in Caraga. It has many facilities and is easily accessible by public transports. Since the Covid-19 outbreak, airport security has been tighter. Hence, you need to follow all the rules and regulations implemented in that airport. There are many operating airlines here, including Philippines Airlines, Cebu Pacific, and many more.
Francisco Bangoy International Airport
Francisco Bangoy International Airport is the main airport for Davao City in Davao del Sur and Davao Region. It is the busiest airport on the island of Mindanao and is widely known as Davao Airport. It is the third busiest airport in the Philippines, with a 3,000-meter single runway. It has many facilities and is easily accessible by public transports. Since the Covid-19 outbreak, airport security has been tighter. Hence, you need to follow all the rules and regulations implemented in that airport. There are many public transportations available in this airport for the visitors to use. Many operating airlines here, like AirAsia Philippines, Cebgo, PAL Express, and Philippine Airlines.
Crown Regency Residences - Davao - Crown Regency Residences - Davao is located in J.P. Cabaguio Avenue Agdao, Buhangin, Davao City, Davao, Philippines, 8000. It is a three-star hotel equipped with many facilities, including restaurants, free parking, and a 24-hour front desk. There are many rooms available with various packages that you can choose from based on your budget. Each room is equipped with an air conditioner and Wi-Fi. It is also located near the SMX Convention Center Davao. Crown Regency Residences – Davao is located near SM Lanang and Gaisano Mall of Davao if you love shopping.
Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao - MULTI-USE HOTEL - Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao - MULTI USE HOTEL is located at J.P. Laurel Avenue, Lanang, Buhangin, Davao City, Davao, Philippines, 8000. It is a three-star hotel equipped with many facilities, including lunch restaurants, a poolside bar, free parking, a laundry room and a 24-Hour Front Desk. It also has business facilities like a business centre and projector. The rooms are cosy and equipped with an air-conditioner. It is easy to find as it is located near the Davao Museum and Gaisano Mall of Davao.
Hampton Suites Davao - Hampton Suites Davao is located at 38 Lapu - Lapu Street, Poblacion, Poblacion, Davao City, Davao, Philippines, 8000. It is a three-star hotel equipped with many facilities, including a 24-Hour Front Desk and a restaurant. The rooms are cosy and equipped with Wi-Fi and an air-conditioner. You can choose a package that includes free breakfast or without. It is easy to find as it is located near Santa Ana Shrine Parish, People’s Park and Gaisano Mall of Davao.
Mount Apo - Mount Apo is the main attraction in Davao. It is the biggest mountain in the Philippines at 2,954 meters above sea level. Many hikers aimed to reach the peak of this mountain. However, the trails to the top are not easy. Hence it requires a lot of preparation. If you are not planning to climb this mountain, you can still do many activities at the foot of the mountain like sightseeing or take many beautiful pictures.
Philippine Eagle Centre - Davao is home to the Philippine eagle (Pithecophaga Jefferyi). It is the largest species of eagle in the world. While you are in Davao, don’t miss the opportunity to see this eagle in this conservative centre.
Eden Nature Park- Eden Nature Park is one of the natural landmarks in Davao. It is the best place if you want to relax and immerse yourself in nature. There are many tourist attractions like the Plaza Maria, the Flower Garden, the Lola's Garden and the Amphitheater. It is worth visiting while you are in Davao.
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Taxis might be one of the most accessible transportation that can carry you to the designated destination. However, the fare can be too expensive. To save your budget, you can try public transportation like bus or train. If you still want to travel by car, you can choose e hailing service as the rates are fixed without any hidden or extra charges.
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