The Philippines is a country with a lot of small islands that are located in the South-East Asia region and it is known in the world for being one of the top tourist destinations. The largest city in the Philippines known as the Davao City and it is a 1st class city in the island of Mindanao.
Davao is best visited from January until December where the weather is often warm with a little rainfall, slightly hotter than other regions in the Philippines. With a tropical rainforest climate, Davao is both dry and rainy all year round. The dry season is the best period to visit Davao as it is said to be free of the typhoons, but the city still cannot escape the rainfalls. During the 3rd week of every August, a celebration of thanksgiving in Davao is celebrated annually. This event is dedicated to the tribal communities of the city by showcasing its rich culture.
Cotabato Airport (CBO)– This airport is an airport that generally serves Cotabato city and it is also known as the Awang Airport. It is classified as a major domestic airport by the Philippines's Civil Aviation Authority. Cotabato Airport is also the 20th busiest airport to operate in the Philippines with an annual number of passengers of nearly 300,000 people, aircraft movements of nearly 3,000 and these numbers are increasing year by year. However, it does not serve the city by handling major international flights. It is located in the Maguindanao province, about 7 km away from the centre of Cotabato City. An international airport is expected to be built in June 2019 to serve the Cotabato City.
Francisco Bangoy International Airport (DVO) - This airport is still commonly referred by the local as Davao International Airport and it serves both domestic and international flights. It is Mindanao's busiest airport and Philippines 3rd busiest airport to operate after Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Cebu's Mactan-Cebu International Airport. DVO is the hub for Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, Philippines AirAsia and the country's flag carrier, Philippine Airlines. As of 2018, the number of passengers recorded is about 4.4 million people according to the data from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP).
Cotabato is usually warm, humid and rainy throughout the year. Cotabato is the warmest around April with a temperature of 33.8℃ with a temperature drop of 23.4℃ during the night. Since Cebu is of tropical rainforest climate, the weather there gets very sunny and dry and it is often hit with typhoons at least once a year. The temperature in the city could reach as high as 36℃ from March to May and the average temperature may vary from 24℃ to 34℃. Temperature fluctuation often occurs in May, which also happens to be the hottest month in Davao City.
There are plenty of beautiful places to visit in Davao and to name a few are: